Tag: Caleb Hanie

The Bears Beat (03.07.12): Smith meets with WR prospect

Posted in News and Rumors on March 7, 2012 at 5:52 pm by

Bears head coach Lovie Smith dined with wide receiver prospect Stephen Hill of Georgia Tech. Also, more regarding the departure of Caleb Hanie and the backup quarterback situation. And Peyton Manning and the Indianapolis Colts […] 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 »

Hanie’s injury not a cause for concern

Posted in News and Rumors on August 17, 2010 at 9:12 am by

It seems like the biggest news surrounding the Bears at the moment is what they will do about their quarterback situation now that Caleb Hanie suffered a shoulder injury in Saturday’s preseason opener against the […] Read the full article »

Countdown to Camp: Cutler, Martz hold the keys to the season

Posted in News and Rumors on July 12, 2010 at 3:25 pm by

This is Part 1 of the 10-part position analysis leading up to the start of the Bears’ 2010 training camp in Bourbonnais. If you thought Jay Cutler had the weight of the world on his […] Read the full article »

Bears do need a veteran backup quarterback

Posted in News and Rumors on May 7, 2010 at 8:52 am by

I usually like to reserve my rebuttal blog entries for incomprehensible drivel written by the Chicago Tribune’s David Haugh. However, this morning, it is another Tribune writer that has earned that right to appear here. […] Read the full article »

Martz: Veteran backup QB “would make us all feel a little easier”

Posted in News and Rumors on May 3, 2010 at 8:32 am by

New Bears offensive coordinator Mike Martz essentially confirmed what most of us have felt since last year, when the Bears carried just two quarterbacks on the active roster: adding a veteran backup would provide valuable […] Read the full article »

Bears wrap up first day of 2009 training camp

Posted in News and Rumors on July 31, 2009 at 8:25 pm by

As the first day of the 2009 training camp comes to a close, let’s take a look at some of the news, observations, sights and sounds from Bourbonnais. Cutler has slow start: New Bears quarterback […] Read the full article »

10 things to watch in preseason Game 4

Posted in News and Rumors on August 27, 2008 at 11:24 pm by

In keeping with my previous entries, we’ll take a look at some of the things to watch in Thursday night’s preseason finale against the Cleveland Browns. It’s a bit harder to find ten distinct things […] Read the full article »

Is QB competition all but over?

Posted in News and Rumors on August 18, 2008 at 11:23 am by

There’s an overwhelming feeling around Chicago — and even throughout the national media — that the competition between Rex Grossman and Kyle Orton is all but over. It is widely believed that Orton already has […] Read the full article »

Thoughts and observations from Bourbonnais

Posted in News and Rumors on August 10, 2008 at 9:46 am by

I made the 2-hour trek down south to Bourbonnais Saturday night to watch the Bears practice, and, I have to admit, while I appreciate the opportunity to watch them in person and get a good […] Read the full article »