Tag: Bears-Browns preview

Bears-Browns preview: Special teams an emphasis in final roster cuts

Posted in News and Rumors on August 28, 2014 at 6:30 pm by

There are many theories circulating on why the Bears special teams have been in disarray the past two seasons. One is the loss of special teams guru Dave Toub, who commanded the Bears’ special teams […] Read the full article »

Bears-Browns preview: Safety position is still most pressing concern

Posted in News and Rumors on August 28, 2014 at 6:00 pm by

It’s fair to call the Bears a playoff contender. Any team with a good quarterback and a top offense capable of scoring more than 27 points per game has at least a chance. But if […] Read the full article »

Bears-Browns preview: How much does Charles Tillman have left?

Posted in News and Rumors on August 28, 2014 at 5:30 pm by

Charles Tillman, like his Class of 2003 alum Lance Briggs, has looked slow and old thus far in the preseason. And like I said in my preview of the linebacker position, I’m not ready to […] Read the full article »

Bears-Browns preview: Linebackers have to step it up a notch

Posted in News and Rumors on August 28, 2014 at 5:00 pm by

Of the three levels of the defense — line, linebackers, secondary — a team can perhaps get by best with a subpar linebacking corps on the second level. Does that make it an ideal scenario? […] Read the full article »

Bears-Browns preview: How will the defensive line depth and rotation look?

Posted in News and Rumors on August 28, 2014 at 4:30 pm by

One of the most critical positional groups for the upcoming Bears season is the defensive line. Last year, the Bears posted historically low numbers, their statistically worst season in franchise history. The run defense was […] Read the full article »

Bears-Browns preview: How many offensive linemen will the Bears carry?

Posted in News and Rumors on August 28, 2014 at 4:00 pm by

The Bears were fortunate to have great health along the offensive line throughout the 2013 season. They didn’t have to dig into their bag of reserves and juggle multiple groups. That’s not always going to […] Read the full article »

Bears-Browns preview: Do the Bears have enough at tight end?

Posted in News and Rumors on August 28, 2014 at 3:30 pm by

For a brief period early in training camp and into the preseason, it looked like the Bears had the makings of a two tight end formation with the emergence of Zach Miller. Unfortunately, that moment […] Read the full article »

Bears-Browns preview: Can Santonio Holmes still play and contribute?

Posted in News and Rumors on August 28, 2014 at 3:00 pm by

When the Bears brought in veteran wide receiver and former Super Bowl MVP Santonio Holmes, they wanted to see what the 30-year-old still had left in the tank. Through one preseason game, Holmes hasn’t had […] Read the full article »

Bears-Browns preview: Bears have tough decision to make at running back

Posted in News and Rumors on August 28, 2014 at 2:30 pm by

Matt Forte is coming off the best statistical season of his career, and there’s no reason — injuries aside — why he can’t continue that string of success in head coach Marc Trestman‘s second season […] Read the full article »

Bears-Browns preview: Fales auditioning for a roster spot

Posted in News and Rumors on August 28, 2014 at 2:00 pm by

With the release of backup quarterback Jordan Palmer, the Bears have decided on Jimmy Clausen this week as the No. 2 option behind starter Jay Cutler. Now that the competition between Palmer and Clausen is […] Read the full article »