Tag Archives: Lovie Smith

Jay Cutler, the new Chicago Bears quarterback

April 3rd, 2009 - 6:08 pm

Chicago Bears general manager Jerry Angelo, left, new player Jay Cutler, center, and head coach Lovie Smith pose for a photo during a news conference, Friday, April 3, 2009, in Lake Forest, Ill. (AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh)

Michael Vick has no place in Chicago

March 27th, 2009 - 2:29 am

Years ago, when it became apparent that Michael Vick was a better athlete than a quarterback, the idea of switching him from the guy who threw passes to the one who caught them was brought up regularly. And others suggested [...]

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Are Bears eyeing an OT in the first round?

March 20th, 2009 - 5:59 pm

At the outset of free agency, the Bears offered free agent offensive tackle John St. Clair a modest contract which he eventually turned down in favor of a deal with the Cleveland Browns, leaving the team with three unproven tackles [...]

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Bowman to free safety a fantastic move

March 16th, 2009 - 4:49 pm

I couldn’t have been more pleased to read today on ChicagoBears.com that second-year cornerback Zackary Bowman will be moved to free safety, where Lovie Smith feels he has a better chance at competing for playing time. “We just feel like [...]

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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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Thursday news and tidbits

January 15th, 2009 - 7:04 pm

Charles Tillman did not have one of his best seasons, and as of Thursday, we officially know why. Tillman has undergone surgery on his shoulder, correcting an injury he suffered in a Week 4 victory over Philadelphia. It is a [...]

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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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No Excuses Left: Lovie to call defense

January 13th, 2009 - 2:12 pm

Bears defenders better take notice: they are the final piece to the enigma that has become their defense since their loss to the Colts in Super Bowl XLI. There have been many fingers pointed in the past two years as [...]

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Monday Musings: Dungy retires as Colts coach

January 12th, 2009 - 8:22 pm

I’ve had an awful lot on my mind with all the action that’s occurred around the NFL and with the Bears this weekend. To me, perhaps nothing is more interesting than Indianapolis Colts head coach Tony Dungy retiring from coaching [...]

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It’s official: Marinelli to join Bears’ coaching staff

January 10th, 2009 - 6:00 pm

The Bears received a major boost to an area of need when former Lions head coach Rod Marinelli agreed to join the Bears as defensive line coach and assistant head coach. The move had been rumored for weeks — possibly [...]

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