Posts tagged "Jerry Angelo"

Hester's Resurgence a Brilliant Success for New Bears Regime

Hester's Resurgence a Brilliant Success for New Bears Regime
Sometimes I spring from my sweat-soaked pillow in the middle of the night, awoken by the howls of neighborhood wolves and the soul-disturbing memories of Devin Hester playing wide receiver. I wipe my brow with a towel, blow my nose in the nearby Kleenex and lay my head back down as my girlfriend calms me... Read more »

2011 Chicago Bears Draft About Toughness

Here is the problem with the NFL Draft: it is televised.  Because it is televised (and for me one of the most singularly boring events in the history of the medium) fans have taken to rampaging against their organization’s lower round selections as means of flaming the torches and marching up the castle to kill... Read more »

NFL Draft Final Day Open Thread

Will Jerry find a diamond in the rough?
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Available on the Second Day: Offensive Line

A few things to note about last year’s first round for the Chicago Bears.  (1) Team don’t trade in front of other teams for no reason.  The Chiefs believed the Bears wanted Jon Baldwin at wide receiver.  I think they might have been right.  (2) In that regard, the Bears were insanely lucky about the... Read more »

Bears Front Office Will Be Tested This Week

For the first time since the advent of free agency, NFL franchises will draft prior to the acquisition of free agents.  This was the message of football-business expert Andrew Brandt on the Four Letters and this is a message that should resonate with NFL fans.  Why?  Because 32 teams are competing for a Super Bowl... Read more »

Bears Should Leave Marvin Austin on the Board

Taking a look around the Mock Draft Universe, it seems many football analysts believe the Chicago Bears (with fearless leadership from Jerry Angelo and Lovie Smith) will seriously consider taking North Carolina defensive tackle Marvin Austin with their first-round selection.  PFT breaks down the choice this way: Austin’s college career left much to be desired... Read more »
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Open Debate: First Round Draft Pick

Open Debate: First Round Draft Pick
Because there is no free agency period and because the NFLPA and NFL owners are currently entangled in the stupidest labor dispute in American history, there is nothing to write about.  Instead I’ve been spending all my time developing TheOtherSports.com (come check it out) and focusing my attention on non-NFL activites. Today’s open debate is an... Read more »

Lovie's Extension Does Not Cool Hot Seat

Some fans have written their protest songs about the contract extension given to Lovie Smith by Jerry Angelo and the Chicago Bears.  Some believe we have entered into a deal with the world’s most boring devil – a devil that has no concept of game management or the correct use of challenge flags.  Some believe... Read more »

Audibles From the Long Snapper

So You Don’t Like Jerry Angelo? Say what you will about his inability to locate good offensive linemen in the NFL draft, it’s impossible not to appreciate Angelo’s lengthy comments about the CBA discord that is dominating the league’s news cycles. “This game is special. It brings people together. It galvanizes cities. And during the... Read more »
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What the Bears Can Learn From Sunday

What the Bears Can Learn From Sunday
Editor’s Note: The final four remaining in the Fantasy Playoffs (Shady, BigT, IrishSweetness and MikeBrownhadaPosse) need to have their Super Bowl selections to me by Friday at 12:00 pm CST.   Editor’s Note II: Keep piling on the t-shirt ideas on the post below.  I’m going to look at the options on Thursday and will... Read more »