Category Archives: Quotes

Devin Hester on the struggles in the return game

November 22nd, 2008 - 12:07 am

“I could sit here and say it’s my fault. But there are 11 guys out there on the field. I’m not the only one out there. I know at the end of the day I get blamed for the return [...]

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Lance Briggs on the Tennessee Titans

November 6th, 2008 - 7:48 pm

“Big statement game. It’s an opportunity for us to defeat one of the ‘better’ or so called ‘best’ teams in the league… I say that because that’s what the media says. People see them as the best team in the [...]

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Alex Brown on the state of the defense

October 27th, 2008 - 5:24 pm

“We’ll get this defense right. And when we do, the offense will still be rolling and the special teams will be rolling and we’re going to be a heck of a team. So just count on that.” -Bears defensive end [...]

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Jeff Joniak and Tom Thayer during Falcons game

October 12th, 2008 - 2:53 pm

Jeff Joniak: “You know, they’ve got the mascot underneath the goal posts saying ‘no good’, it’s confusing me.” Tom Thayer: “Watch the guys in the black and white stripes, not the one wearing the parrot head.” -Paraphrasing an exchange between [...]

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Joey Porter on Matt Cassel

September 18th, 2008 - 12:21 pm

“Treat him like you prepare for a backup. … Throw the kitchen sink at him. We’re going to come after the guy. It will be good to go out there and get our first victory.” -Miami Dolphins linebacker, Joey Porter [...]

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Marty Booker on failed third-down conversion

September 15th, 2008 - 11:30 am

“Coulda, shoulda, woulda. If ‘if’ was a fifth, we’d all be drunk. That’s how it goes.” -Bears wide receiver Marty Booker on Kyle Orton’s decision to switch a 3rd-and-1 run play into an incomplete pass to Booker in the fourth [...]

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Brian Baldinger on Chris Harris

September 13th, 2008 - 11:23 am

“Nobody can strip a ball in this league better than Chris Harris.” -FOX NFL color commentator Brian Baldinger after Harris stripped Antonio Gates of the ball in Week 1. I believe this quote should be plastered in the Bears’ locker [...]

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Steve Rosenbloom on Mike Brown

September 8th, 2008 - 9:21 am

“Mike Brown called the coin toss for the Bears. He was wrong, but at least he didn’t blow out a knee doing it.” -Chicago Tribune writer Steve Rosenbloom on Mike Brown in the game vs. Indianapolis

Lovie Smith on season opener

September 5th, 2008 - 10:19 am

“Some of the question marks we have had, you have to see it happen in a game first. I never try to get too high or too low until that first game. And I think we’re going to be pleased [...]

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Erik Kramer on Marcus Harrison

August 31st, 2008 - 6:56 pm

“What’s Marcus Harrison doing jumping offsides? It’s not like a 300-pounder is going to go block the punt. Just hold up your guy. Of course, what do I know about special teams?” -Bears’ preseason color commentator, Erik Kramer, on rookie [...]

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