Tag Archives: Danieal Manning

Third phase has to pick up the slack

August 31st, 2010 - 9:04 am

For the majority of Lovie Smith’s tenure as Bears head coach, the team has won games based on the play of its defense and special teams. With the exception of the Super Bowl season in 2006 when the team was [...]

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Countdown to Camp: Special teams consistency an invaluable commodity

July 28th, 2010 - 9:11 am

This is Part 9 of the 10-part position analysis leading up to the start of the Bears’ 2010 training camp in Bourbonnais. With all the attention this off-season focused on the the additions to the defense and a new offensive [...]

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Countdown to Camp: New faces, places to help stabilize secondary

July 26th, 2010 - 9:15 am

This is Part 8 of the 10-part position analysis leading up to the start of the Bears’ 2010 training camp in Bourbonnais. Bears fans have to feel good that arguably the weakest group on the team was heavily addressed in [...]

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Projecting the starters at the “uncertain” positions

June 10th, 2010 - 11:31 am

The Bears are in the midst of their organized team activities and it’s difficult to gauge just how much progress players are making during the summer and without pads on. Hence, it’s still too early to accurately project which players [...]

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Bears better have a safety plan

April 23rd, 2010 - 1:23 pm

Bears general manager Jerry Angelo has been known to spout off his fair share of gaffes, but they typically involve misused or butchered idioms and metaphors. Occasionally, he’ll say things about his coaches or players that leave you scratching your [...]

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Manning to free safety, Graham to cornerback

July 29th, 2009 - 5:19 pm

With Tuesday’s revelation of an injury to one of the most influential defenders on the team, the Bears will be shuffling around players to make up for the loss. With Charles Tillman scheduled to miss extended time, Danieal Manning will [...]

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(Official) end of an era for Brown, Bears

February 14th, 2009 - 10:23 am

According to the Sun-Times, the Bears have informed safety Mike Brown that he will not receive a contract offer and the team will part ways with the 9-year pro. There was a time in Chicago when Brown was revered by [...]

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Nothing special: Bears fall from top spot

February 8th, 2009 - 2:18 pm

It comes as no surprise that the Bears’ special teams has fallen from the top spot in the NFL rankings compiled by Rick Gosselin of The Dallas Morning News. The Bears have held the top spot the past two years, [...]

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Manning to return kickoffs, Hester punts

November 23rd, 2008 - 10:39 am

Danieal Manning will return kickoffs today against St. Louis and Devin Hester will be relegated to punt return duties, Bears coach Lovie Smith confirmed on Bears GameDay Live on FOX. On the offensive front, wide receiver Brandon Rideau is active [...]

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Manning to see more returns in place of Hester

November 21st, 2008 - 12:00 pm

When Devin Hester failed to report to training camp on time in July because he felt he had outplayed his contract and wanted it restructured, a line was essentially drawn in the sand. On one side of the line were [...]

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