Tag: Bears-Eagles preview

Bears-Eagles preview: Can we get some clarity in the muddled safety depth chart?

Posted in News and Rumors on August 8, 2014 at 6:00 pm by

Remember Mike Brown? Of course you do. A player doesn’t return overtime interceptions for touchdowns in back-to-back weeks in miracle fashion and become forgotten. Brown will live in Bears lore not only for those great […] Read the full article »

Bears-Eagles preview: Who will win the starting middle linebacker spot: D.J. Williams or Jon Bostic?

Posted in News and Rumors on August 8, 2014 at 5:30 pm by

When the first depth chart was released by the Bears this preseason, it listed D.J. Williams and Jon Bostic as co-starters at middle linebacker. Williams probably has the edge because of his veteran experience in […] Read the full article »

Bears-Eagles preview: Is Shea McClellin a capable linebacker?

Posted in News and Rumors on August 8, 2014 at 5:00 pm by

As an eternal optimist, I’ve been willing to give the benefit of the doubt to Shea McClellin since the Bears drafted him with the 19th overall pick in the 2012 NFL Draft. Rather than dwell […] Read the full article »

Bears-Eagles preview: Can the defensive line improve their woeful run defense?

Posted in News and Rumors on August 8, 2014 at 4:30 pm by

To see a Bears defense rank last against the run is as bad as seeing the Green Bay Packers hoist the Lombardi Trophy after winning the Super Bowl. It’s like a punch in the gut. […] Read the full article »

Bears-Eagles preview: Does the defensive line have enough depth and talent to rush the passer?

Posted in News and Rumors on August 8, 2014 at 4:00 pm by

Give Bears general manager Phil Emery credit. While he may not always make the right move — but, really, no GM ever does — he at least recognizes problems and moves quickly to improve them. […] Read the full article »

Bears-Eagles preview: Which wide receiver(s) will step up in Marquess Wilson’s absence?

Posted in News and Rumors on August 8, 2014 at 3:30 pm by

The Bears received a crushing blow earlier this week when third wideout Marquess Wilson went down with a broken clavicle while laying out to make a catch. The “blow” might have been more emotional than […] Read the full article »

Bears-Eagles preview: What’s behind Martellus Benentt on the tight end depth chart?

Posted in News and Rumors on August 8, 2014 at 3:00 pm by

Based on Martellus Bennett’s reaction to being spun to the ground by Kyle Fuller, you would have thought the rookie cornerback broke off the Black Unicorn’s horn. Bennett, who also dubs himself the Orange Dinosaur, […] Read the full article »

Bears-Eagles preview: Can the offensive line resume stability from last year?

Posted in News and Rumors on August 8, 2014 at 2:30 pm by

Last season, the Bears added four new pieces to their offensive line in veteran free agents Jermon Bushrod and Matt Slauson as well as rookies Kyle Long and Jordan Mills. Veteran Roberto Garza remained anchored […] Read the full article »

Bears-Eagles preview: How will the running back depth chart play out?

Posted in News and Rumors on August 8, 2014 at 2:00 pm by

Don’t tell Matt Forte that the focus will be on which player will sub in for him and eventually replace him altogether. Forte defiantly stated that he still has a lot left in the tank. […] Read the full article »

Bears-Eagles preview: Who’ll get the leg up in the Bears backup quarterback derby: Jordan Palmer or Jimmy Clausen?

Posted in News and Rumors on August 8, 2014 at 1:30 pm by

Welcome to Chicago, the city that cares deeply about its backup quarterback. Although Jay Cutler signed a big contract this offseason and most of the talk should have centered on his progression in Year 2 […] Read the full article »