Tag: Lovie Smith

Is QB competition all but over?

Posted in News and Rumors on August 18, 2008 at 11:23 am by

There’s an overwhelming feeling around Chicago — and even throughout the national media — that the competition between Rex Grossman and Kyle Orton is all but over. It is widely believed that Orton already has […] Read the full article »

Orton’s start could be Grossman’s advantage

Posted in News and Rumors on August 5, 2008 at 9:56 pm by

Lovie Smith announced after practice today that Kyle Orton will start the preseason opener against Kansas City on Thursday, but indicated that both Orton and Rex Grossman will get an equal number of reps with […] Read the full article »

Being optimistic when things look bleak

Posted in News and Rumors on August 4, 2008 at 5:28 pm by

Those who know me best understand I’m not a pessimist. In fact, I sooner can be mistaken as overly optimistic than pessimistic. I try to look for the good in every situation almost to a […] Read the full article »

QB mind games continue

Posted in News and Rumors on August 3, 2008 at 6:59 pm by

The one criterion offered by the Bears’ coaching staff that would help them determine who’d be this year’s starting quarterback was consistency. “Just perform consistently and efficiently at a high level,” Ron Turner said. “The […] Read the full article »

Orton stands out on Family Night

Posted in News and Rumors on August 1, 2008 at 11:35 pm by

In all fairness to Rex Grossman, he worked mainly with players who won’t be on this year’s roster, or, at best, won’t see much of the field. That didn’t stop Kyle Orton from shining in […] Read the full article »

News and tidbits for Friday

Posted in News and Rumors on August 1, 2008 at 10:06 am by

Marty Booker celebrated his 32nd birthday on Thursday, and, proving he still has adoring fans in Chicago, was presented wrapped presents and listened to “Happy Birthday” sung by some of his loyal supporters. From a […] Read the full article »

Bears face tough choices over muddled receiving corps

Posted in News and Rumors on July 29, 2008 at 1:15 pm by

As I see it, the Bears have two problems at wide receiver: they don’t have a clear No. 1, and they have too many 2s and 3s. Essentially, Devin Hester is the only receiver who […] Read the full article »

Bears kick off training camp at 3 PM

Posted in News and Rumors on July 23, 2008 at 8:40 am by

Bears fans needn’t fret anymore; the Bears are back in town. Well, Bourbonnais, anyway. Players reported to Olivet Nazarene University yesterday and will practice for the first time at 3 p.m. today. In his training […] Read the full article »