Month: February 2010

Lovie Smith on his job security

Posted in News and Rumors on February 28, 2010 at 7:30 am by

“My glass is half full. I’m excited about this opportunity that we have. And when we do well this year, everything will take care of itself. It’s as simple as that.” -Bears head coach Lovie […] Read the full article »

Could Bears really be pursuing Julius Peppers?

Posted in News and Rumors on February 24, 2010 at 8:44 am by

Bears president Ted Phillips recently claimed in an interview that the Bears would not be going “hog wild” in free agency despite the inevitable uncapped year that will officially begin in March. He maintained that […] Read the full article »

2010 off-season wish list

Posted in News and Rumors on February 21, 2010 at 7:42 pm by

With free agency on the horizon it’s time to revisit a feature I did last off-season, my wish list. Every fan has his or her own idea of what the Bears need to do to […] Read the full article »

Torry Holt on Mike Martz’s offense

Posted in News and Rumors on February 15, 2010 at 8:35 am by

“In [Mike Martz’s] system, you gotta be able to run. You’d better be cerebral, you’d better be able to learn and you’d better have thick skin because he’s so demanding. You’re working with a perfectionist. […] Read the full article »

Although unlikely, signing Holt makes perfect sense

Posted in News and Rumors on February 13, 2010 at 6:30 pm by

Torry Holt said it best in a recent interview on WMVP AM-1000. “I think it’s a match made in heaven if they were to bring someone like me in to actually show these guys how […] Read the full article »

Mike Martz on Devin Hester as a slot receiver

Posted in News and Rumors on February 9, 2010 at 11:45 am by

“Devin Hester in that role could just be stupid good.” -Bears offensive coordinator Mike Martz on how wide receiver Devin Hester would do as a slot receiver in his offense, the same role that Az […] Read the full article »

2009 Weekly Predictions: Super Bowl XLIV

Posted in Predictions on February 6, 2010 at 10:23 am by

I had two goals entering this season as it pertained to my predictions. First, I wanted to finish with less than 100 losses, which I’ve accomplished. Second, I wanted a better record than last year’s […] Read the full article »

Larry Coyer on the Cover-2 defense

Posted in News and Rumors on February 4, 2010 at 8:20 am by

“The talent level you need to play the Cover-2 truly the way it was designed is extreme. You’ve got to have the Sapps, the pass rushers and linebackers who are physical and fast. It has […] Read the full article »

Bears took their time, got it right with Martz

Posted in News and Rumors on February 2, 2010 at 8:46 am by

About the only thing puzzling about the Bears’ decision to hire Mike Martz as their new offensive coordinator was the length of time it took to make it official. Surely, Martz was head coach Lovie […] Read the full article »

Cutler nowhere near as involved in coordinator search as some speculate

Posted in News and Rumors on February 1, 2010 at 12:58 pm by

In a world of cynicism, pessimism and distrust, I sometimes feel like an odd man out. Such a feeling makes me wonder if I’m the only one who thinks it is perfectly acceptable and reasonable […] Read the full article »