Tag Archives: David Haugh

What’s more important to a defense? Stopping the run or rushing the passer?

March 27th, 2014 - 9:30 am

Chicago Tribune’s David Haugh, following the Bears’ signing of defensive end Jared Allen, wrote: “Bringing Allen aboard tied all the other moves together because, in the NFL, nothing else matters to a defense if it cannot sack the quarterback. Not …

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Urlacher owes no explanation to the media

August 23rd, 2012 - 9:31 am

For those who have been reading me long enough, you know of my shortage of respect for the members of the Chicago media. Specifically the Chicago sports media. Specifically Chicago Tribune columnist David Haugh, who fulfills his job as required …

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Cutler option not feasible, but veteran backup needed

March 3rd, 2009 - 3:18 pm

As of the time of this post, the lead story on the sports page of ChicagoTribune.com was a column written by David Haugh preaching that the Bears need to pursue Broncos quarterback Jay Cutler. Ironically, the story immediately below that …

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Angelo can’t lose focus of quarterback, offense

January 13th, 2009 - 3:51 pm

Fixing the problems on defense were — and remain — a priority for Jerry Angelo this off-season because the defense’s play the past two years has been inexcusable. The Bears have upgraded all three position coaches on defense, and, with …

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Problem with pass defense? Just not good enough

November 11th, 2008 - 5:34 pm

The Bears have been inexplicably bad defending the pass all season. They’re 30th in the league in that category, which makes you wonder what fans of the Seattle Seahawks and San Diego Chargers — the two teams ranked below the …

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Will “Bear weather” hinder Orton, passing game?

October 25th, 2008 - 12:48 pm

We’re about to enter the third month of the season and the antiquated notion of “Bear weather” is beginning to settle in.  It’s getting colder on the lakefront and soon the brisk wind chill will make it more difficult to …

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Don’t pay Orton for half-finished job

October 21st, 2008 - 3:53 pm

It’s the middle of the season and there are talks from both of Chicago’s major newspapers — the Tribune and the Sun-Times — about how it’s time to ante up and give quarterback Kyle Orton a hefty payday. If you …

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Whistling a different tune?

October 15th, 2008 - 4:52 pm

Just two days ago, Chicago Tribune’s David Haugh was already saying the Bears might regret blowing the game against Atlanta because it might cost them the playoffs. Today, he writes that of the three teams tied in the NFC North …

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Bears fans: Now is no time for panic

October 13th, 2008 - 11:34 am

The Bears dropped a heartbreaking, 22-20, loss to the Atlanta Falcons on Sunday, a game they could have won, before they were supposed to lose, before they should have won. Huh? Simply put, this was a game the Bears could …

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