Monthly Archives: January 2012

Fans, media should judge Emery by what he does, not by what he says or doesn’t say

January 31st, 2012 - 9:56 am

The Bears unveiled change at Halas Hall at 2 p.m. on Monday when they introduced Phil Emery as the organization’s new general manager. By 3 p.m. the Chicago media and the cynical Bears fans out there were back to the [...]

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The Bears Beat (01.30.12): Bears introduce Emery as new general manager

January 30th, 2012 - 5:34 pm

Phil Emery was introduced as the new general manager of the Chicago Bears on Monday. Emery laid out his philosophies while electing not to divulge specifics about player personnel evaluations because he did not want to give other organizations insights [...]

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Bears hire Phil Emery as new general manager

January 28th, 2012 - 2:38 pm

The Bears on Saturday have announced that they have reached an agreement with Phil Emery to become the team’s new general manager, replacing Jerry Angelo. Emery, who was a scout with the Bears from 1998-2004, was most recently the Kansas [...]

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The Bears Beat (01.26.12): Urlacher ranked fifth among current players said to be able to excel in any era

January 26th, 2012 - 5:35 pm

A panel of 20 Pro Football Hall of Famers plus ESPN’s John Clayton ranks 20 of today’s NFL players in terms of who could play in any era of the league and Brian Urlacher made the list. Sports Illustrated ranks [...]

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Bears OC Mike Tice on his offensive philosophy

January 26th, 2012 - 8:40 am

“Why run it when they have one more guy than you can block? Why not throw it when you have free access and you have a guy who can beat single coverage? … To do that you have to have [...]

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The Bears Beat (01.25.12): Emery gets strong endorsement for Bears general manager job

January 25th, 2012 - 5:34 pm

Kansas City Chiefs college scouting director Phil Emery got a strong endorsement from famed general manager Scott Pioli for the Bears vacant GM position. The Bears might have trouble luring University of Miami offensive coordinator Jedd Fisch, who was the [...]

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The Bears Beat (01.24.12): Bears narrow their GM search to Emery, Licht

January 24th, 2012 - 5:52 pm

The Bears have narrowed their list of general manager candidates to two, the Chiefs’ Phil Emery and the Patriots’ Jason Licht. Brian Urlacher opens up about taking painkillers. And safety Chris Conte was named to the NFL all-rookie team. Bears’ [...]

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NFL’s playoff overtime rules not nearly as complicated as Hochuli made them sound

January 24th, 2012 - 1:08 pm

By now, every football fan must be aware of the long-winded explanation of the NFL’s new overtime rules given by referee Ed Hochuli in the Giants-49ers NFC conference championship game this past weekend. If you haven’t heard or seen it [...]

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The Bears Beat (01.23.12): Bears still mulling GM options, but sources say Phil Emery close to deal

January 23rd, 2012 - 5:57 pm

There are conflicting reports regarding what the Bears intend to do to fill their general manager position. No decision has been made or announced yet despite some reports suggesting that Chiefs director of college scouting and former Bears scout Phil [...]

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The Bears Beat (01.22.12): Tillman a candidate for man of the year award

January 22nd, 2012 - 5:39 pm

Bears cornerback Charles Tillman is a candidate for the Walter Payton NFL Man of the Year along with Ravens center Matt Birk and Chargers quarterback Philip Rivers. The Patriots defeated the Ravens to advance to the Super Bowl and longtime [...]

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