Tag: Devin Hester

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 »

Training camp notes: Hester returns with flare

Posted in News and Rumors on August 11, 2010 at 9:08 am by

When one of your team’s best playmakers sits out practices for nearly a week, it’s perfectly normal to feel a touch of anxiety, especially when your team has missed the playoffs in three straight years. […] Read the full article »

Former Ram Bruce to help receivers with offense

Posted in News and Rumors on August 1, 2010 at 11:06 am by

Former St. Louis Rams wide receiver Isaac Bruce, who retired from football in June, will be at Olivet Nazarene University in Bourbonnais for the duration of the Bears’ training camp to lend a helping hand […] Read the full article »

Devin Hester on his confidence level and the 2010 season

Posted in News and Rumors on July 30, 2010 at 1:19 pm by

“It’s on a whole different level now. I’ve got a swag now. This is going to be my breakout year. I’m going to shock a lot of people.” -Bears wide receiver Devin Hester on his […] 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: Deep corps of receivers the strength of the team?

Posted in News and Rumors on July 16, 2010 at 8:59 am by

This is Part 3 of the 10-part position analysis leading up to the start of the Bears’ 2010 training camp in Bourbonnais. My, how things can change in a year. It was at this time […] Read the full article »

Martz, not Smith, correct about Hester

Posted in News and Rumors on March 25, 2010 at 12:05 pm by

One of the first players Mike Martz was asked about after being hired as the Bears’ new offensive coordinator was kick returner Devin Hester. Martz said he liked Hester’s speed and thought he could play […] Read the full article »

Mike Martz on Devin Hester as a slot receiver

Posted in News and Rumors on February 9, 2010 at 11:45 am by

“Devin Hester in that role could just be stupid good.” -Bears offensive coordinator Mike Martz on how wide receiver Devin Hester would do as a slot receiver in his offense, the same role that Az […] Read the full article »

Three games remain, but just one with meaning

Posted in News and Rumors on December 16, 2009 at 10:03 pm by

If there’s anybody out there hoping for a Bears upset over the Ravens or Vikings in the next two weeks, I wouldn’t hold your breath for too long. Typically, when an average team is mathematically […] Read the full article »

Ravens-Packers MNF provides preview for Bears

Posted in News and Rumors on December 8, 2009 at 7:01 am by

Monday night’s game between the Baltimore Ravens and Green Bay Packers provided Bears fans with a glimpse of what is to come in the next two weeks. The Bears will host the Packers this week […] Read the full article »