Tag: Olin Kreutz

Garza fighting for a starting job

Posted in News and Rumors on August 9, 2010 at 9:30 am by

Apparently the coaching staff has enough faith in their younger linemen that Roberto Garza will not be handed a starting job like Olin Kreutz and Chris Williams. Garza, who has been a model of consistency […] Read the full article »

Countdown to Camp: High hopes for Tice to improve offensive line

Posted in News and Rumors on July 20, 2010 at 8:00 am by

This is Part 5 of the 10-part position analysis leading up to the start of the Bears’ 2010 training camp in Bourbonnais. It was only a year ago that one of the best position coaches […] Read the full article »

Olin Kreutz on the state of the organization

Posted in News and Rumors on December 21, 2009 at 12:51 pm by

“There is a lot wrong with the whole organization, but it is not Lovie. You can’t concern yourself with their job, but you can’t help but think about it. It has to be fixed from […] Read the full article »

Cutler earns respect, role of captain

Posted in News and Rumors on September 9, 2009 at 3:48 pm by

The role of team captain isn’t always reserved for a team’s best player. That explains why guys like Lance Briggs and Devin Hester aren’t and haven’t been captains for the Bears. What’s more important in […] Read the full article »

Orton named a team captain

Posted in News and Rumors on September 1, 2008 at 5:55 pm by

For the Bears to name a quarterback — a position of instability for more years than I can count on my fingers and toes — a team captain, it speaks volumes about how the Bears […] Read the full article »

Offensive line troubles spell bad news for season

Posted in News and Rumors on August 9, 2008 at 11:34 am by

It’s a common fact for all levels of football: It all starts up front for the offense. A team can’t sustain a running game without a good offensive line, and it can’t pass the ball […] Read the full article »

Beekman catching breaks

Posted in News and Rumors on August 5, 2008 at 10:41 am by

When the Bears drafted Josh Beekman last year, I was excited because I knew the Bears were getting a good player. Sure, he’s undersized, but the man plays with a mean streak, something you can’t […] Read the full article »

Bears’ running game center of attention

Posted in News and Rumors on July 31, 2008 at 1:18 pm by

When the season kicks off in Indianapolis on September 7, it won’t matter to me who’s taking snaps from center. Nor do I care who is catching passes or even the ratio of offensive plays […] Read the full article »

News and tidbits for Monday

Posted in News and Rumors on July 28, 2008 at 4:44 pm by

With Olin Kreutz still out with a sore Achilles’ tendon, second-year pro Josh Beekman, a personal favorite of mine because of his mean streak, has been gaining reps with the first team offense. It’s never […] Read the full article »

Williams suffers back injury

Posted in News and Rumors on July 24, 2008 at 4:49 pm by

It’s still early in training camp — the second day, after all — but already there is cause for concern on the injury front. In addition to injuries to Olin Kreutz, Dusty Dvoracek, and Kevin […] Read the full article »