Tag: Phil Emery

Big decisions and tasks await John Fox and the Bears

Posted in News and Rumors on January 17, 2015 at 2:07 pm by

View image | gettyimages.com Following the firings of former general manager Phil Emery and ex-head coach Marc Trestman, it looked as though the Bears had a massive uphill climb to get back to respectability. After […] Read the full article »

Bears fire Phil Emery and Marc Trestman

Posted in Bears Beat on December 29, 2014 at 11:30 am by

Black Monday arrived in the NFL and a variety of NFL head coaches and front office personnel have been relieved of their duties. Locally in Chicago, the much anticipated and highly expected news of the […] Read the full article »

Turnovers and defense help dictate success … Lovie Smith was on to something, wasn’t he?

Posted in News and Rumors on December 19, 2014 at 12:03 pm by

Do you remember this article from Sports Illustrated back in the preseason? Jay Cutler and Matthew Stafford, two NFC North quarterbacks (at least, for the time being), were featured on the cover with the question […] Read the full article »

Rock bottom officially hit with demotion of league’s highest-paid player

Posted in News and Rumors on December 18, 2014 at 9:46 am by

So, this is what it has come to. In a season that has seen embarrassing blowouts and three-phase ineptitude, not to mention as much dysfunction and off-the-field drama as on it, the Bears have benched […] Read the full article »

Bears-Jaguars preview: McClellin, Bostic need to show progress

Posted in News and Rumors on August 14, 2014 at 2:30 pm by

The “Release Shea McClellin” bandwagon seems to be gaining passengers at a rapid pace, but don’t expect to see general manager Phil Emery or head coach Marc Trestman aboard anytime soon. I’ll admit, I’ve been […] Read the full article »

Bears-Eagles preview: Does the defensive line have enough depth and talent to rush the passer?

Posted in News and Rumors on August 8, 2014 at 4:00 pm by

Give Bears general manager Phil Emery credit. While he may not always make the right move — but, really, no GM ever does — he at least recognizes problems and moves quickly to improve them. […] Read the full article »

Bears-Eagles preview: What’s behind Martellus Benentt on the tight end depth chart?

Posted in News and Rumors on August 8, 2014 at 3:00 pm by

Based on Martellus Bennett’s reaction to being spun to the ground by Kyle Fuller, you would have thought the rookie cornerback broke off the Black Unicorn’s horn. Bennett, who also dubs himself the Orange Dinosaur, […] Read the full article »

Emery again gets aggressive at start of free agency

Posted in News and Rumors on March 12, 2014 at 9:41 am by

The jury is still out on the kind of general manager Phil Emery is or will be, but if I were in the room, he’d get a vote of confidence from me. If nothing else, […] Read the full article »

Gould needs to shut up and kick

Posted in News and Rumors on July 26, 2013 at 9:53 am by

I’ve always personally liked Robbie Gould. First and foremost, as a former kicker myself, there’s always a brotherhood among them, even among those who play on different levels. Secondly, when the Bears first signed him […] Read the full article »

The Bears Beat (05.16.13): Bears GM Phil Emery says Bears will welcome back Gabe Carimi

Posted in News and Rumors on May 16, 2013 at 5:34 pm by

Bears general manager Phil Emery says that despite the fact that Gabe Carimi did not show up at OTAs, the team will welcome him back “with open arms.” Also, defensive tackle Henry Melton is still […] Read the full article »