Category: Bears

NFL Draft: 10 things less perplexing than the Bears' first round pick of Kyle Long

NFL Draft: 10 things less perplexing than the Bears' first round pick of Kyle Long
Shocking essentially everyone following the first round action of the NFL draft yesterday, Bears GM Phil Emery selected Oregon offensive lineman Kyle Long with the 20th overall pick. With a wealth of other talent still available on the board, at positions in which the Bears still have needs, Emery opted to to pounce on the... Read more »

The Chicago Bears and Brian Urlacher: to re-sign, or not to re-resign?

The Chicago Bears and Brian Urlacher: to re-sign, or not to re-resign?
Should he stay or should he go? That is the question facing Chicago Bears management and franchise linebacker Brian Urlacher. By all accounts, Urlacher wants to remain a Bear, but new head coach Marc Trestman would not say much past that during a press conference held earlier in the week. Assuming Urlacher is ready to... Read more »

Phil Emery: Rightfully annoying the NFL

Phil Emery: Rightfully annoying the NFL
As the Bears’ list of candidates to replace Lovie Smith grows daily, so does talk around the NFL that Phil Emery is abusing the interview process. As a Bear fan, I am loving this approach. There are no rules in the NFL stipulating that a GM can only interview a set amount of candidates. Such... Read more »
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A New Year's resolution for every Chicago sports fan

A New Year's resolution for every Chicago sports fan
I am not one to normally partake in the yearly tradition of setting new goals or lifestyle changes on the cusp of a new year. I admire those who do, however, and I know many of these people struggle to find a realistic, yet worthwhile, resolution to settle on. In the spirit of the end... Read more »

HE GONE! Lovie Smith has been fired

HE GONE! Lovie Smith has been fired
That is right: you are not dreaming. The decision was obvious, and the Bears made no point in waiting to make the move official. Lovie Smith is no longer the coach of the Chicago Bears. That was fun. Let’s try it again: Lovie Smith is no longer the coach of the Chicago Bears. Ahhhh… (relaxing... Read more »

Keep Lovie for one more year. -The best option(?)

Keep Lovie for one more year. -The best option(?)
Here we are: the third feature on the Bears’ pending Lovie Smith situation. We’ve covered the meatball and logical approaches to firing Lovie (see previous two posts). Today, we look at why the Bears may want to keep Lovie around to finish his contract through next season. While this may be my least favorite of... Read more »
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Fire Lovie... soon. -The logical approach

Part two of the discussion on the current Lovie situation is here. After yesterday’s meatball approach, today’s installment offers a more logical look at why the Bears should part ways with their head coach. Lovie must be fired- Logical Edition Some Bears fans have been fed up with Lovie, and begging for his exit from... Read more »

Fire Lovie now! -The meatball approach

This post is the first in a series of three, aimed at breaking down the current Lovie situation. Today’s addition, the meatball approach, will look at this issue from a standpoint filled with fire and passion. Tomorrow’s post will take a logical stance on why Lovie should be fired. Friday’s installment will remind everyone why... Read more »

The Bears are turning into Cubs

The Bears are turning into Cubs
Remember the end of the Lou Piniella era? Aging veterans, underperforming seasoned players, a lack of productive talent on the field, and none within sight to provide hope for the future; the Cubs were simply depressing as Lou attempted to wait-out the end of his contract. The 2012 Bears are turning into those Cubs. After... Read more »
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Beware of fraudulent Bears fans

Beware of fraudulent Bears fans
While there are many aspects of working retail that can be frustrating, recently an older trend has been rearing its ugly head with a new sort of vengeance. For those of us who are sports fans, this is can be a traumatic experience, and needs to be addressed. If you wake up on a Sunday... Read more »