Tag: Rod Marinelli

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 »

Four Downs: Keys to beating the Falcons

Posted in News and Rumors on October 16, 2009 at 8:07 am by

A look at four keys for the Bears to beat this week’s opponent. 1. Put constant pressure on Matt Ryan Falcons quarterback Matt Ryan was sacked twice by the Miami Dolphins in the season opener […] Read the full article »

Give me five: Reasons Bears will/won’t win NFC

Posted in News and Rumors on July 26, 2009 at 3:42 pm by

The countdown to the start of the 2009 campaign is rapidly dwindling. Although the NFL has become a 12-month sport in the past two decades, in my mind the official kickoff for the new season […] Read the full article »

Thursday news and tidbits

Posted in News and Rumors on January 15, 2009 at 7:04 pm by

Charles Tillman did not have one of his best seasons, and as of Thursday, we officially know why. Tillman has undergone surgery on his shoulder, correcting an injury he suffered in a Week 4 victory […] Read the full article »

No Excuses Left: Lovie to call defense

Posted in News and Rumors on January 13, 2009 at 2:12 pm by

Bears defenders better take notice: they are the final piece to the enigma that has become their defense since their loss to the Colts in Super Bowl XLI. There have been many fingers pointed in […] Read the full article »

Monday Musings: Dungy retires as Colts coach

Posted in News and Rumors on January 12, 2009 at 8:22 pm by

I’ve had an awful lot on my mind with all the action that’s occurred around the NFL and with the Bears this weekend. To me, perhaps nothing is more interesting than Indianapolis Colts head coach […] Read the full article »

It’s official: Marinelli to join Bears’ coaching staff

Posted in News and Rumors on January 10, 2009 at 6:00 pm by

The Bears received a major boost to an area of need when former Lions head coach Rod Marinelli agreed to join the Bears as defensive line coach and assistant head coach. The move had been […] Read the full article »

Is Lee’s firing bait for Marinelli?

Posted in News and Rumors on January 7, 2009 at 9:15 am by

The Bears’ firing of linebackers coach Lloyd Lee on Tuesday may have had more to do with Rod Marinelli than any kind of failure on Lee’s part, although it was probably a combination of both. […] Read the full article »

2009 off-season wish list

Posted in News and Rumors on January 6, 2009 at 9:20 pm by

It’s the time of the year when every beat writer, analyst, and football junkie likes to offer remedies for his team’s misfortunes. And while that advice is seldom accurate and never sought by the team […] Read the full article »

Angelo’s message loud and clear

Posted in News and Rumors on December 30, 2008 at 6:53 pm by

Jerry Angelo gave his end-of-the-year press conference on Tuesday and expressed disappointment that the Bears were unable to make the playoffs for the second straight season. During the 30-minute conference, Angelo said many intriguing things, […] Read the full article »