Tag: Danieal Manning

Third phase has to pick up the slack

Posted in News and Rumors on August 31, 2010 at 9:04 am by

For the majority of Lovie Smith’s tenure as Bears head coach, the team has won games based on the play of its defense and special teams. With the exception of the Super Bowl season in […] Read the full article »

Countdown to Camp: Special teams consistency an invaluable commodity

Posted in News and Rumors on July 28, 2010 at 9:11 am by

This is Part 9 of the 10-part position analysis leading up to the start of the Bears’ 2010 training camp in Bourbonnais. With all the attention this off-season focused on the the additions to the […] Read the full article »

Countdown to Camp: New faces, places to help stabilize secondary

Posted in News and Rumors on July 26, 2010 at 9:15 am by

This is Part 8 of the 10-part position analysis leading up to the start of the Bears’ 2010 training camp in Bourbonnais. Bears fans have to feel good that arguably the weakest group on the […] Read the full article »

Projecting the starters at the “uncertain” positions

Posted in News and Rumors on June 10, 2010 at 11:31 am by

The Bears are in the midst of their organized team activities and it’s difficult to gauge just how much progress players are making during the summer and without pads on. Hence, it’s still too early […] Read the full article »

Bears better have a safety plan

Posted in News and Rumors on April 23, 2010 at 1:23 pm by

Bears general manager Jerry Angelo has been known to spout off his fair share of gaffes, but they typically involve misused or butchered idioms and metaphors. Occasionally, he’ll say things about his coaches or players […] Read the full article »

Manning to free safety, Graham to cornerback

Posted in News and Rumors on July 29, 2009 at 5:19 pm by

With Tuesday’s revelation of an injury to one of the most influential defenders on the team, the Bears will be shuffling around players to make up for the loss. With Charles Tillman scheduled to miss […] Read the full article »

(Official) end of an era for Brown, Bears

Posted in News and Rumors on February 14, 2009 at 10:23 am by

According to the Sun-Times, the Bears have informed safety Mike Brown that he will not receive a contract offer and the team will part ways with the 9-year pro. There was a time in Chicago […] Read the full article »

Nothing special: Bears fall from top spot

Posted in News and Rumors on February 8, 2009 at 2:18 pm by

It comes as no surprise that the Bears’ special teams has fallen from the top spot in the NFL rankings compiled by Rick Gosselin of The Dallas Morning News. The Bears have held the top […] Read the full article »

Manning to return kickoffs, Hester punts

Posted in News and Rumors on November 23, 2008 at 10:39 am by

Danieal Manning will return kickoffs today against St. Louis and Devin Hester will be relegated to punt return duties, Bears coach Lovie Smith confirmed on Bears GameDay Live on FOX. On the offensive front, wide […] Read the full article »

Manning to see more returns in place of Hester

Posted in News and Rumors on November 21, 2008 at 12:00 pm by

When Devin Hester failed to report to training camp on time in July because he felt he had outplayed his contract and wanted it restructured, a line was essentially drawn in the sand. On one […] Read the full article »