Posts tagged "Phil Emery"

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 »

Rapid Reactions to Pre-Camp Press Conferences

Rapid Reactions to Pre-Camp Press Conferences
Moon Over Blog Post! GM Phil Emery and head coach Marc Trestman addressed the media today in Bourbonnais. I watched them speak. Here’s what I thought:  Marc Trestman made his first brilliant decision as Bears head coach. He put on a hat. Emery acknowledges a number of expiring contracts in 2013 but does not anticipate... Read more »

Cutler & the Contract: QB Must Improve as Leader of Men

Cutler & the Contract: QB Must Improve as Leader of Men
There’s been a debate on Twitter, the locale of seemingly all sports debates these days, on what Bears quarterback Jay Cutler must achieve in 2013 to earn a lucrative contract extension from Phil Emery and the purse string holders at Halas Hall. The opinions range “HE MUST HAVE A 2012 FLACCO SEASON AND WIN IT... Read more »
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Carimi Trade Shows Bears in Confident Offensive Hands

Carimi Trade Shows Bears in Confident Offensive Hands
Gabe Carimi is no longer a member of the Chicago Bears. Last night GM Phil Emery dealt him to the Tampa Bay Bucs for a box of potato blintzes and a measly sixth-round draft pick. I will spare readers of this column the Jerry Angelo bashing you’re going to find around the Bears-based internet today.... 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 »

Bears Address Linebacker, Select Jon Bostic

Bears Address Linebacker, Select Jon Bostic
We knew Phil Emery wanted to get younger at linebacker. He did so by selecting Jon Bostic, linebacker, Florida. I don’t know a ton about the kid firsthand. I simply haven’t seen enough tape. So here’s some stuff to look at. Here is the breakdown from NFL.com: Overview Bostic played well enough as a junior... Read more »
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Behind Cutler: Bears Need Backup Plan

Behind Cutler: Bears Need Backup Plan
With Jason Campbell signing a rare (for this offseason) two-year deal to compete for the starting job in Cleveland, the Bears are now left without security at the most important position in all of sports. While most fan attention is situated in the middle of the offensive line, my attention is here. To the best... Read more »

Emery Moves on From 54, Rebuilds Linebacking Corps

Emery Moves on From 54, Rebuilds Linebacking Corps
It didn’t take Phil Emery a week. Less than a week after he and the whole of the Chicago Bears organization saluted and celebrated the career of Brian Urlacher in a lengthy press release, the GM has reloaded the club’s trademark strength and added a pair of veteran linebackers in free agency. DJ Williams will... Read more »

Where Else Can Bears Turn in Free Agency?

Where Else Can Bears Turn in Free Agency?
Phil Emery acquired his starting left tackle and his starting tight end on the first day of free agency. The two most significant vulnerabilities of the 2012 Chicago Bears have been, at least in the eyes of the GM, have been addressed. Now that the spending spree is over and the organization is tight to... Read more »
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Emery Contiues to Surprise in March

Emery Contiues to Surprise in March
Phil Emery landed the surprise of the 2012 off-season with his acquisition of Brandon Marshall from the Miami Dolphins for a pair of third-round picks. Marshall rewarded Emery by delivering one of the most impressive offensive seasons in the history of the Chicago Bears and in my opinion allowing Emery the grace period which led... Read more »