Tag: Mike Martz

Forte deserves bigger contract — next year

Posted in News and Rumors on February 4, 2011 at 9:09 am by

After finishing a season in which he became the first Bears running back since Walter Payton to gain 1,000 rushing yards and 500 receiving yards, Matt Forte is seeking a contract extension and a significant […] Read the full article »

Martz, Cutler need to keep egos in check against Packers

Posted in News and Rumors on January 20, 2011 at 12:15 pm by

Dan Hampton, one of the greatest Bears players of all time and a frequent contributor on WSCR 670 The Score, brought up an interesting point today on “The Danny Mac Show.” Although not one of […] Read the full article »

Solution to Bears’ offensive woes: Get off the bus running

Posted in News and Rumors on November 5, 2010 at 6:20 pm by

Boy, what I wouldn’t give to once more hear Lovie Smith proclaim in his thick, Texas accent: “We get off the bus running the football.” What once was considered a joke among media and fans […] Read the full article »

Mike Martz on what kind of tight end he was

Posted in News and Rumors on August 17, 2010 at 3:09 pm by

“I was a triple threat – stumble, fumble and fall. That summed it up. I was really a glorified lineman. I caught a couple passes.” -Bears offensive coordinator Mike Martz on what kind of tight […] Read the full article »

Mike Martz interview with Chicago Tribune

Posted in News and Rumors on August 17, 2010 at 8:17 am by

Bears offensive coordinator Mike Martz sat down with the Chicago Tribune and discussed a range of topics. He answers questions about everything from what defenses give his scheme the most difficulty, the difference in his […] Read the full article »

Bears should take preseason seriously

Posted in News and Rumors on August 14, 2010 at 7:59 am by

When the Bears hit the field Saturday night in San Diego for their first preseason action of the 2010 season, they should do so with the intent to beat the Chargers. I don’t mean win […] Read the full article »

Mike Martz on coaching the offensive line

Posted in News and Rumors on August 12, 2010 at 8:10 am by

“He says, ‘Hey, Mike, Jim Erkenbeck has throat cancer. He’s going to be out a little bit. By the way, you’ve got the offensive line.’ He walked out of my office. I checked my seat […] Read the full article »

Chicago media and fans need to give Martz the benefit of the doubt

Posted in News and Rumors on August 5, 2010 at 4:49 pm by

For those of you who have yet to catch on to how the Chicago sports media operates, allow me to sum it up for you. Controversy sells newspapers, or, in this day in age, it […] Read the full article »

Martz “pleased” with offense

Posted in News and Rumors on August 4, 2010 at 3:25 pm by

For the first time in a couple months, Bears offensive coordinator Mike Martz spoke with the media and had nothing but glowing things to say about his offense. Saying Devin Hester “has had a remarkable […] 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 »