Tag Archives: Brandon Marshall

Bears-Jaguars preview: Key depth battles are tight, intriguing

August 14th, 2014 - 6:30 pm

No matter how many times I hear from fans that preseason games are pointless and boring, I can’t respond enough that they’re not purely for our own entertainment. Now, if you’re complaining about full-price game tickets, I can’t blame you. [...]

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

August 8th, 2014 - 4:00 pm

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. When the Bears were offensively [...]

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Bears-Eagles preview: Which wide receiver(s) will step up in Marquess Wilson’s absence?

August 8th, 2014 - 3:30 pm

The Bears received a crushing blow earlier this week when third wideout Marquess Wilson went down with a broken clavicle while laying out to make a catch. The “blow” might have been more emotional than statistical, for we don’t know [...]

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Cutler MVP might be a reach, but Marshall correct to set bar high

July 31st, 2014 - 9:13 am

On Wednesday, Bears wide receiver Brandon Marshall made headlines when he said that his friend and quarterback, Jay Cutler, could “absolutely” win the Most Valuable Player award this upcoming season. It’s a lofty goal, for sure, and I don’t expect [...]

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Relish the Marshall and Jeffery dynamic while it lasts

June 4th, 2014 - 12:15 pm

If you’re a lifelong Bears fan, I don’t need to tell you just how much a treat it was to watch wide receivers Brandon Marshall and Alshon Jeffery go to work last season. The Bears offense has been so bad [...]

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Wilson could soar under the radar

June 4th, 2014 - 11:45 am

Marquess Wilson has the world at his fingertips right now. All he has to do is reach out, grab it, and run like the wind. The second-year wide receiver, who possesses good speed and size (6-foot-3, and a much stronger [...]

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Bears sign Brandon Marshall to contract extension

May 19th, 2014 - 1:51 pm

The Bears signed veteran wide receiver Brandon Marshall to a three-year contract extension on Monday which will keep the receiver in Chicago through the 2017 season. The move was big news as Marshall was set to enter the final year [...]

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Marshall isn’t a problem until he’s actually a problem

October 9th, 2013 - 10:05 am

The Chicago sports media, ever eager to stir up controversies for the benefit of their own columns and inflated egos, is loving Brandon Marshall speaking his mind. Across the board, nearly every news outlet centered on delivering you Bears news [...]

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Cutler doesn’t see need to force-feed other receivers

August 20th, 2013 - 5:51 pm

A lot of pundits make a habit of pointing out how often Jay Cutler targets Brandon Marshall with the football. In Thursday’s preseason game against the Chargers, for instance, the ESPN crew mentioned that last year, of Cutler’s 255 completions, [...]

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Bears Notes: Things that remain a concern

August 15th, 2013 - 7:27 am

The Bears wrapped up training camp Tuesday in Bourbonnais and will now enter regular preseason mode with their second practice game coming Thursday against the Chargers. The team has plenty to work on to get ready for regular season action, [...]

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