Tag Archives: Devin Hester

Bowman’s development gives Bears depth, flexibility

August 2nd, 2009 - 9:56 am

During the 2008 draft, while skimming through one of four draft guides I had bought, I came across an interesting nugget.  As I’m sure most of you are aware, most draft guides have some kind of graphic that lists one …

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Bears wrap up first day of 2009 training camp

July 31st, 2009 - 8:25 pm

As the first day of the 2009 training camp comes to a close, let’s take a look at some of the news, observations, sights and sounds from Bourbonnais. Cutler has slow start: New Bears quarterback Jay Cutler began training camp …

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Give me five: Reasons Bears will/won’t win NFC

July 26th, 2009 - 3:42 pm

The countdown to the start of the 2009 campaign is rapidly dwindling. Although the NFL has become a 12-month sport in the past two decades, in my mind the official kickoff for the new season does not begin with free …

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All about the numbers

April 30th, 2009 - 2:21 pm

ChicagoBears.com reported yesterday what numbers this year’s crop of rookies will wear as well as a number change for second-year wide receiver Earl Bennett. The following is a list of this year’s Bears draft picks accompanied by which number they …

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Assessing the shock waves from the Cutler trade

April 3rd, 2009 - 11:09 am

The day after your favorite team makes a trade, particularly one with the magnitude of the Jay Cutler acquisition, is in some ways similar to the morning after you’ve hosted a party at your house. You fondly remember the previous’ …

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Harrison a good fit, but carries a big price

February 24th, 2009 - 8:01 pm

The Colts parted ways with veteran wide receiver Marvin Harrison after 13 seasons together, a move not many would have thought they’d ever see.  Then again, nobody ever thought the 49ers would part ways with Jerry Rice, the only player …

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NFL prospect Kenny Britt on Devin Hester

February 21st, 2009 - 10:00 am

“I feel like I could go in there and see Devin Hester as my mentor.” -NFL prospect Kenny Britt of Rutgers when asked about the possibility of playing for the Bears. If he thinks Hester is going to be a …

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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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Fixing special teams can help other units

January 22nd, 2009 - 12:00 am

Through all the talk about fixing a stagnant offense devoid of any playmakers at wide receiver, or at last finding that elusive franchise quarterback who can be depended on for a full 16 games, there’s a unit in need of …

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Contrary to idiocy, Bears better off sans Berrian

December 16th, 2008 - 11:03 am

It was only a matter of time that the Chicago media would begin formulating ideas about why the Bears did not make the playoffs and what they needed to do to rectify that in 2009. The Bears have yet to …

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