Tag: Kyle Orton

Packers take leap of faith, extend Rodgers

Posted in News and Rumors on November 1, 2008 at 12:29 pm by

The Green Bay Packers felt they saw enough promise from first-year starting quarterback Aaron Rodgers that they extended his contract through 2014 after just seven games this season. Immediately upon seeing this news, my first […] 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 »

Lloyd out for Detroit game

Posted in News and Rumors on October 3, 2008 at 4:17 pm by

Bears wide receiver Brandon Lloyd, who has been the most steady receiver for the team this year, has been ruled out for Sunday’s game in Detroit. Lloyd sprained his knee in last week’s victory over […] Read the full article »

First quarter awards

Posted in News and Rumors on September 29, 2008 at 6:48 pm by

Lovie Smith likes to break the season up into quarters, and with the first quarter of the season in the books, here’s a look at some of the Bears’ top players and the awards I […] 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 »

Bears-Eagles halftime thoughts

Posted in News and Rumors on September 28, 2008 at 9:04 pm by

For the third time in four weeks, the Bears head into halftime with a lead. It’s now up to them to finish the game. If I had to guess what word was being tossed around […] Read the full article »

Bears’ 2005 Draft class all but wiped out

Posted in News and Rumors on September 24, 2008 at 6:47 am by

With the release of wide receiver Mark Bradley, the Chicago Bears’ 2005 Draft class is just about dried up. The lone remaining player from one of, if not the worst of Jerry Angelo’s draft classes […] Read the full article »

Stats update

Posted in News and Rumors on September 16, 2008 at 6:51 pm by

I’m not a big stat man. In fact, I hate stats. I think statistics are for fantasy geeks, not football analysts. Stats are often misleading and seldom forthright. However, with that said, I know a […] Read the full article »

Last drive a game-killer for the Bears

Posted in News and Rumors on September 15, 2008 at 1:37 pm by

It’s easy to second-guess playcalling, but it’s not always the smart thing to do. What it does is make fans and analysts feel better because they have somebody on whom to lay the blame. But […] Read the full article »