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.
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 [...]
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September 19th, 2011 - 10:49 am
“We kicked their ass. They refuse to block blitzes. It was unbelievable how much we hit Cutler.” -An unnamed Saints defender, as quoted by Michael Silver from Yahoo! Sports, regarding the beating they gave Jay Cutler and the Bears.
August 30th, 2011 - 10:07 am
“It’s getting there. It’s not day one, it’s not day 365 but we’re getting there. And one day it’ll be magic.” -Bears wide receiver Roy Williams on his rapport with Jay Cutler and his expectations for the two of them [...]
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August 25th, 2011 - 8:36 am
“You have a young group. If they start feeling too good about themselves, that’s not a good thing. So it’s my job not to let them. So probably today, they’ll hate me. But that’s OK, too. My wife hates me. [...]
Continue reading Mike Tice on making sure offensive line doesn’t get complacent
August 23rd, 2011 - 5:00 pm
“Can somebody pick up Major Wright’s jock?” -ESPN’s play-by-play broadcaster, Mike Tirico, after Bears safety Major Wright whiffed badly when attempting to tackle Giants running back Brandon Jacobs.
August 17th, 2011 - 9:31 am
“One of the biggest injustices I’ve ever seen. After I saw that, I quit looking because there couldn’t be any type of validity to that at all. Are there that many better football players in the NFL than Lance Briggs?” [...]
Continue reading Bears coach Lovie Smith on the NFL Network’s ranking of Lance Briggs
August 13th, 2011 - 10:41 pm
“Boy, he is rocked up, isn’t he? Jesus.” -Bears television color commentator (and former quarterback) Erik Kramer on free agent defensive tackle Amobi Okoye’s physique.
July 31st, 2011 - 9:14 pm
“Hey, it’s tough. These offensive linemen are tough to find. We’ve got a good nucleus of young guys with traits that we look for but they’ve got to come together. We just can’t run up and down the starting line, [...]
Continue reading Jerry Angelo on the difficulties of fixing the offensive line
July 20th, 2011 - 5:46 pm
“His jack-of-all-trades skill set has led to the idea that he isn’t an elite running back (he has no Pro Bowl or All-Pro nominations in his career), but a closer look at the numbers shows that he can actually go [...]
Continue reading ESPN’s KC Joyner on why Matt Forte rivals Adrian Peterson