Monthly Archives: March 2014

What’s more important to a defense? Stopping the run or rushing the passer?

March 27th, 2014 - 9:30 am

Chicago Tribune’s David Haugh, following the Bears’ signing of defensive end Jared Allen, wrote: “Bringing Allen aboard tied all the other moves together because, in the NFL, nothing else matters to a defense if it cannot sack the quarterback. Not [...]

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Allen, other additions immediately upgrade defense

March 26th, 2014 - 12:52 pm

The Bears continued to overhaul their defense on Wednesday with the signing of free agent defensive end Jared Allen. The former Minnesota Viking agreed to a four-year deal with the Bears and will immediately upgrade not only the stagnant pass [...]

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The Bears Beat (03.13.14): Bears working to fill holes, upgrade roster

March 13th, 2014 - 9:53 am

If there is one thing I’ve learned about Bears fans over the years, it’s that you cannot ever fully please them. Nothing is ever enough. They are the types to squeeze every last bit of toothpaste out of the tube. [...]

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Emery again gets aggressive at start of free agency

March 12th, 2014 - 9:41 am

The jury is still out on the kind of general manager Phil Emery is or will be, but if I were in the room, he’d get a vote of confidence from me. If nothing else, he has shown he can [...]

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