Tag: Kyle Long

Audibles From the Long Snapper: Mr. Ditka's Mustache & More

Audibles From the Long Snapper: Mr. Ditka's Mustache & More
Not a ton of relevant information out there about the first week of the Bears season but I scrounged together a few bits and bobs. ________________________________________ Ditka to Shave Mustache? I assume because someone comically sign me up for it, I receive emails from an organization called the American Mustache Institute. This week’s was, of... Read more »

Rapid Fire Reactions to the Second Meaningless Game

Rapid Fire Reactions to the Second Meaningless Game
The second meaningless game is in the books. Here are some thoughts of varying importance. (The thoughts vary from completely unimportant to mildly unimportant.) Note: This is a long piece and will hopefully sustain the end til middle of next week. Starting then, I return to daily writing here on da blog. I have respect... Read more »

A Bunch of Thoughts on the Bears Draft

A Bunch of Thoughts on the Bears Draft
Grading drafts the day after the draft is one of the most ludicrous things done by the sports media. It is nothing more than filler. Did the Chicago Bears have a good draft? Nobody knows. Not Mike Mayock. Not Mel Kiper. Not Pete Prisco. Nobody. Knows. Here’s what I do know. Emery attacked offensive line... Read more »
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Friday Night Draft Open Thread

Friday Night Draft Open Thread
Kyle Long is in the books and slated to started at left guard against the Cincinnati Bengals in early September. (The entire DaBearsBlog team will be at both the Bears opener and the USMNT match against Mexico in Columbus a few days later.) Now we move on to the second and third rounds of the... Read more »

Three Reasons I Love the Kyle Long Pick

Three Reasons I Love the Kyle Long Pick
DaBearsBlog launched in 2005 as the brainchild of a Jewish computer nerd, open-toed dirtbag Reverend and football-obsessed, couch-dwelling playwright. In all of those years I have never firmly defended a first-round selection the way I have defended Kyle Long on Twitter in the last 12 hours. Why? Three reasons: This is a Bears offensive line... Read more »

Bears Select Kyle Long, Guard, of the Longs

Bears Select Kyle Long, Guard, of the Longs
I endorsed this player this week. I took a beaten. I didn’t care. I think Kyle Long is the real deal and the NFL have an offensive lineman for the next decade. He will start at guard in 2013 but don’t be surprised if he’s a tackle in 2014. From NFL.com: Long looked to be... Read more »
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