Category Archives: Quotes

Brian Urlacher on possibility of replacement referees

June 27th, 2012 - 9:45 am

“Were the refs that we had before good? Seriously, it doesn’t really matter.” -Bears linebacker Brian Urlacher on the possibility of the NFL using replacement referees if contract talks with the current officials don’t lead to a new deal.

Darryl Drake on qualities of Bears receiving corps

May 14th, 2012 - 8:32 am

“We’ve got two giraffes outside and we’ve got some cheetahs inside, so I’m looking forward to it.” -Bears wide receivers coach Darryl Drake, referring to the height of Brandon Marshall and Alshon Jeffery and the speed of Devin Hester, Eric [...]

Continue reading Darryl Drake on qualities of Bears receiving corps

Lovie Smith on disgruntled Matt Forte

March 28th, 2012 - 1:04 pm

“Right now, Matt Forte the football player has a problem with our organization. It’s not about one person.” -Bears head coach Lovie Smith on Matt Forte’s demeanor toward the organization, Forte’s contract talks with it, and Forte’s displeasure with the [...]

Continue reading Lovie Smith on disgruntled Matt Forte

Jay Cutler on the type of receiver he’d like the Bears to add to the roster

February 20th, 2012 - 6:00 pm

“Anyone really over 6-2 at this point is going to look good.” -Bears quarterback Jay Cutler when asked what kind of wide receiver he’d like the Bears to add this offseason.

Bears OC Mike Tice on his offensive philosophy

January 26th, 2012 - 8:40 am

“Why run it when they have one more guy than you can block? Why not throw it when you have free access and you have a guy who can beat single coverage? … To do that you have to have [...]

Continue reading Bears OC Mike Tice on his offensive philosophy

Dolphins LB Dansby on Brian Urlacher

November 14th, 2011 - 11:56 am

“He’s aging fast, man. He’s a great linebacker, but he’s aging fast. I respect all the linebackers. But I’m better. That’s just how I feel.” -Miami Dolphins linebacker Karlos Dansby on Bears linebacker Brian Urlacher, as well as how he [...]

Continue reading Dolphins LB Dansby on Brian Urlacher

Chris Harris on getting beat for fourth-quarter touchdown against Buccaneers

October 25th, 2011 - 9:38 am

“It was a great throw and a great catch. That is a little dead spot in Cover-2, the coverage we play, and [Josh Freeman] found it. He threw a laser in there. Touchdown. Me and [Charles Tillman] are both responsible [...]

Continue reading Chris Harris on getting beat for fourth-quarter touchdown against Buccaneers

Mike Martz on technical difficulties of headset communication

October 14th, 2011 - 10:49 am

“We’ve always had that problem here for some reason. Like I had the defense on my headset during the game when they were talking and I was trying to call plays.” -Bears offensive coordinator Mike Martz on the technical difficulties [...]

Continue reading Mike Martz on technical difficulties of headset communication

Lovie Smith on Cam Newton

September 26th, 2011 - 6:59 pm

“We don’t play many teams who get off the bus and their quarterback looks like Julius Peppers.” -Bears head coach Lovie Smith on what it will be like to play against Panthers rookie quarterback Cam Newton.

Jerry Angelo on fixing the offensive line

September 21st, 2011 - 5:48 pm

“We did everything you could possibly do to that position. Nobody did more than the Chicago Bears.” -Bears general manager Jerry Angelo on the extent to which the Bears tried to upgrade the offensive line this offseason. Blatant, outright lie [...]

Continue reading Jerry Angelo on fixing the offensive line