Tag: Chicago Tribune

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

Posted in News and Rumors on March 27, 2014 at 9:30 am by

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 […] Read the full article »

Urlacher owes no explanation to the media

Posted in News and Rumors on August 23, 2012 at 9:31 am by

For those who have been reading me long enough, you know of my shortage of respect for the members of the Chicago media. Specifically the Chicago sports media. Specifically Chicago Tribune columnist David Haugh, who […] Read the full article »

Mike Martz interview with Chicago Tribune

Posted in News and Rumors on August 17, 2010 at 8:17 am by

Bears offensive coordinator Mike Martz sat down with the Chicago Tribune and discussed a range of topics. He answers questions about everything from what defenses give his scheme the most difficulty, the difference in 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 »

Cutler option not feasible, but veteran backup needed

Posted in News and Rumors on March 3, 2009 at 3:18 pm by

As of the time of this post, the lead story on the sports page of ChicagoTribune.com was a column written by David Haugh preaching that the Bears need to pursue Broncos quarterback Jay Cutler. Ironically, […] Read the full article »

Angelo can’t lose focus of quarterback, offense

Posted in News and Rumors on January 13, 2009 at 3:51 pm by

Fixing the problems on defense were — and remain — a priority for Jerry Angelo this off-season because the defense’s play the past two years has been inexcusable. The Bears have upgraded all three position […] Read the full article »

Bears could be alone atop NFC North this week

Posted in News and Rumors on November 19, 2008 at 11:34 pm by

It’s a funny league sometimes. I’ve spoken often this year about how balanced the NFL is and how no team is unbeatable. The Titans currently hold the league’s best record, and yet, there’s nothing flashy […] Read the full article »

Problem with pass defense? Just not good enough

Posted in News and Rumors on November 11, 2008 at 5:34 pm by

The Bears have been inexplicably bad defending the pass all season. They’re 30th in the league in that category, which makes you wonder what fans of the Seattle Seahawks and San Diego Chargers — the […] Read the full article »

Will “Bear weather” hinder Orton, passing game?

Posted in News and Rumors on October 25, 2008 at 12:48 pm by

We’re about to enter the third month of the season and the antiquated notion of “Bear weather” is beginning to settle in. It’s getting colder on the lakefront and soon the brisk wind chill will […] Read the full article »

Bears Beat: The buzz about the Bears

Posted in News and Rumors on September 29, 2008 at 10:13 am by

After a big prime time victory over one of the preseason NFC favorites, the media is buzzing. Here is some commentary following the Bears’ victory over the Eagles Sunday night: The Bears had the ball […] Read the full article »