Tag: Mike Martz

Countdown to Camp: Experienced coaches should bring out best in players

Posted in News and Rumors on July 30, 2010 at 8:45 am by

This is Part 10 of the 10-part position analysis leading up to the start of the Bears’ 2010 training camp in Bourbonnais. Lovie Smith claims he feels no additional pressure this season, no more than […] Read the full article »

Countdown to Camp: Cutler, Martz hold the keys to the season

Posted in News and Rumors on July 12, 2010 at 3:25 pm by

This is Part 1 of the 10-part position analysis leading up to the start of the Bears’ 2010 training camp in Bourbonnais. If you thought Jay Cutler had the weight of the world on his […] Read the full article »

Martz: Veteran backup QB “would make us all feel a little easier”

Posted in News and Rumors on May 3, 2010 at 8:32 am by

New Bears offensive coordinator Mike Martz essentially confirmed what most of us have felt since last year, when the Bears carried just two quarterbacks on the active roster: adding a veteran backup would provide valuable […] Read the full article »

Mike Martz on the Bears’ wide receivers

Posted in News and Rumors on May 2, 2010 at 4:30 pm by

“I love our receivers. I think that our receiver corps will be the strength of this team. You can put that in granite. I can promise you that one. There’s not very many things I […] Read the full article »

ESPN’s Clayton says Bears could be a Top 5 surprise team

Posted in News and Rumors on April 29, 2010 at 12:49 pm by

The Bears could be one of the Top 5 surprises in the upcoming season, writes ESPN’s John Clayton. In his yearly assessment, Clayton forecasts five surprise teams that will be the most likely to sneak […] Read the full article »

Mike Martz on Greg Olsen

Posted in News and Rumors on April 22, 2010 at 12:07 pm by

“If there’s a [good] player who can’t fit a system, then something’s wrong … with the system, don’t you think? We will give everybody an opportunity to find who they are and how they’ll contribute. […] 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 »

Bears strike quickly, sign TE Manumaleuna

Posted in News and Rumors on March 5, 2010 at 8:18 am by

Just as they had done by signing Frank Omiyale in the opening hours of free agency last off-season, the Bears recognized a need and struck quickly at the start of free agency this year. The […] Read the full article »

Torry Holt on Mike Martz’s offense

Posted in News and Rumors on February 15, 2010 at 8:35 am by

“In [Mike Martz’s] system, you gotta be able to run. You’d better be cerebral, you’d better be able to learn and you’d better have thick skin because he’s so demanding. You’re working with a perfectionist. […] Read the full article »

Although unlikely, signing Holt makes perfect sense

Posted in News and Rumors on February 13, 2010 at 6:30 pm by

Torry Holt said it best in a recent interview on WMVP AM-1000. “I think it’s a match made in heaven if they were to bring someone like me in to actually show these guys how […] Read the full article »