Tag: David Haugh

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 »

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 »

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 »

Don’t pay Orton for half-finished job

Posted in News and Rumors on October 21, 2008 at 3:53 pm by

It’s the middle of the season and there are talks from both of Chicago’s major newspapers — the Tribune and the Sun-Times — about how it’s time to ante up and give quarterback Kyle Orton […] Read the full article »

Whistling a different tune?

Posted in News and Rumors on October 15, 2008 at 4:52 pm by

Just two days ago, Chicago Tribune’s David Haugh was already saying the Bears might regret blowing the game against Atlanta because it might cost them the playoffs. Today, he writes that of the three teams […] Read the full article »

Bears fans: Now is no time for panic

Posted in News and Rumors on October 13, 2008 at 11:34 am by

The Bears dropped a heartbreaking, 22-20, loss to the Atlanta Falcons on Sunday, a game they could have won, before they were supposed to lose, before they should have won. Huh? Simply put, this was […] Read the full article »