Monthly Archives: April 2010

ESPN’s Clayton says Bears could be a Top 5 surprise team

April 29th, 2010 - 12:49 pm

The Bears could be one of the Top 5 surprises in the upcoming season, writes ESPN’s John Clayton. In his yearly assessment, Clayton forecasts five surprise teams that will be the most likely to sneak up on the rest of [...]

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Harris acquisition the Bears’ second-best of the off-season

April 27th, 2010 - 10:13 pm

Say what you want about Chester Taylor and how good a complementary back he’s been throughout his career. Talk about the addition of rookie free safety Major Wright and how he’ll compete for the starting job. While both players have [...]

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Bears get bang for their buck

April 24th, 2010 - 3:34 pm

They did not have a first- or second-round pick, but the Bears got good value with their five remaining draft choices while also addressing some positions of need in this weekend’s 2010 NFL Draft. The Bears kicked off their own [...]

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Assuming he can play FS, Bears made the Wright pick

April 24th, 2010 - 8:15 am

Although I knew it to be a long shot, I held out at least a morsel of hope that the Bears would trade up into the second round to nab free safety Nate Allen from South Florida, who wound up [...]

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Bears select Florida S Major Wright in third round

April 23rd, 2010 - 8:11 pm

The Bears took Florida safety Major Wright with the 75th overall pick in the third round of the 2010 draft, their first pick of the event. Wright is known for his toughness and aggressive hitting. He’s good in run support [...]

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Bears better have a safety plan

April 23rd, 2010 - 1:23 pm

Bears general manager Jerry Angelo has been known to spout off his fair share of gaffes, but they typically involve misused or butchered idioms and metaphors. Occasionally, he’ll say things about his coaches or players that leave you scratching your [...]

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Mike Martz on Greg Olsen

April 22nd, 2010 - 12:07 pm

“If there’s a [good] player who can’t fit a system, then something’s wrong … with the system, don’t you think? We will give everybody an opportunity to find who they are and how they’ll contribute. Everybody will get that opportunity, [...]

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The “Guys I Wouldn’t Mind Seeing in a Bears Uniform” List

April 21st, 2010 - 8:31 pm

As the three-day NFL Draft extravaganza unfolds, here is a list of players whose names I wouldn’t mind hearing being called out when the Bears are on the clock. Some of these players have attributes I feel would fit well [...]

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Preliminary 2010 Bears predictions

April 21st, 2010 - 5:35 pm

Here’s an early look at how I think the 2010 Bears will fare. Week 1 – Sunday, Sept. 12 – Noon Detroit Lions @ Chicago Bears Prediction: Bears 27, Lions 13 Analysis: After five straight seasons of opening their regular [...]

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Bears open at Soldier Field, have four prime time games

April 20th, 2010 - 7:39 pm

The Bears will begin the upcoming season at home for the first time in six years when they take on divisional foe Detroit on Sept. 12. Following a 2004 home-opener against the Lions, the Bears played five straight opening week [...]

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