Month: January 2011

Extending Smith’s contract best course of action

Posted in News and Rumors on January 31, 2011 at 11:16 pm by

Following three straight seasons without making the playoffs, the triumvirate of Ted Phillips, Jerry Angelo and Lovie Smith was on thin ice last January. The president, general manager and head coach, respectively, allowed a team […] Read the full article »

Ball is in Cutler’s court now; quarterback can learn from Urlacher

Posted in News and Rumors on January 26, 2011 at 6:28 pm by

In the week leading up to the Bears’ 2009 training camp, almost four months after the Bears acquired quarterback Jay Cutler, news broke that Brian Urlacher allegedly had called Cutler a pussy cat — well, […] Read the full article »

Cutler found to be less likeable than an alleged rapist and a convicted dog killer

Posted in News and Rumors on January 25, 2011 at 1:30 pm by

What a pathetic nation of loser football fans we live amongst where two criminals or alleged criminals are more likeable than one who is a good citizen. In one of the latest ESPN SportsNation polls, […] Read the full article »

Some people need to keep their mouths shut and fingers still

Posted in News and Rumors on January 25, 2011 at 9:50 am by

I’ve always lived by the motto, don’t speak unless spoken to. Or, keep your opinions to yourself unless you’re asked for them. Even as I type this blog entry, I’m giving my opinion without it […] Read the full article »

Smith, like Cutler, also received premature criticism in conference championship

Posted in News and Rumors on January 25, 2011 at 9:48 am by

Jay Cutler wasn’t the only Bear to receive criticism for Sunday’s NFC Conference Championship game. Head coach Lovie Smith, always the punching bag for Bears fans and local media, was receiving national criticism for his […] Read the full article »

Monday Morning Quarterback: Bears-Packers (01.23.11)

Posted in News and Rumors on January 24, 2011 at 9:41 am by

I’m feeling extra dirty today following Sunday’s 21-14 loss to the Packers and not even three showers could remove the grime. Between the stench of deer urine and body odor from our neighbors north of […] Read the full article »

Game Breakdown: Packers at Bears (01.23.11)

Posted in News and Rumors on January 22, 2011 at 11:28 am by

Bears offense vs. Packers defense It was Week 17, Bears at Lambeau Field, the Packers defense among the best in the league at sacking the quarterback, and Mike Martz had Jay Cutler dropping back to […] Read the full article »

2010 Weekly Predictions: Conference Championships

Posted in Predictions on January 21, 2011 at 3:01 pm by

I finished with a 3-1 mark in both straight-up picks and against the spread in the divisional round last week. My goal at the beginning of the season was to try to finish 70% on […] Read the full article »

Martz, Cutler need to keep egos in check against Packers

Posted in News and Rumors on January 20, 2011 at 12:15 pm by

Dan Hampton, one of the greatest Bears players of all time and a frequent contributor on WSCR 670 The Score, brought up an interesting point today on “The Danny Mac Show.” Although not one of […] Read the full article »

Advantage Bears? Week 3 officiating crew to handle NFC conference championship

Posted in News and Rumors on January 19, 2011 at 11:31 am by

WSCR 670 The Score has reported that referee Terry McAulay’s crew will handle the duties for the NFC conference championship between the Bears and Packers this week. If true, that’ll be the second time McAulay’s […] Read the full article »