Tag Archives: Marc Trestman

Bears-Jaguars preview: Do the Bears have a capable backup running back?

August 14th, 2014 - 6:00 pm

Last week against the Philadelphia Eagles, there was hardly anything solved in the crowded backfield depth chart. Rookie Ka’Deem Carey got the most carries with 10, but gained just 23 yards on it. Shaun Draughn only had one rush for [...]

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Bears-Jaguars preview: McClellin, Bostic need to show progress

August 14th, 2014 - 2:30 pm

The “Release Shea McClellin” bandwagon seems to be gaining passengers at a rapid pace, but don’t expect to see general manager Phil Emery or head coach Marc Trestman aboard anytime soon. I’ll admit, I’ve been as discouraged as most that [...]

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Bears-Eagles preview: What’s behind Martellus Benentt on the tight end depth chart?

August 8th, 2014 - 3:00 pm

Based on Martellus Bennett’s reaction to being spun to the ground by Kyle Fuller, you would have thought the rookie cornerback broke off the Black Unicorn’s horn. Bennett, who also dubs himself the Orange Dinosaur, is in danger of going [...]

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Bears-Eagles preview: How will the running back depth chart play out?

August 8th, 2014 - 2:00 pm

Don’t tell Matt Forte that the focus will be on which player will sub in for him and eventually replace him altogether. Forte defiantly stated that he still has a lot left in the tank. “I want to break the [...]

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Bears-Eagles preview: Who’ll get the leg up in the Bears backup quarterback derby: Jordan Palmer or Jimmy Clausen?

August 8th, 2014 - 1:30 pm

Welcome to Chicago, the city that cares deeply about its backup quarterback. Although Jay Cutler signed a big contract this offseason and most of the talk should have centered on his progression in Year 2 of Marc Trestman’s offense, all [...]

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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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Forte, Bears offense has room for growth

May 29th, 2014 - 9:15 am

Matt Forte had his best season as a pro last year in the first installment of Marc Trestman’s offense. His rushing (1,339) and receiving (594) yards were the highest of his career, as were his rushing touchdowns (9) and receptions [...]

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Matt Forte peeved over Top 100 ranking

May 13th, 2014 - 1:00 pm

The NFL Network came out with its “Top 100 Players of 2014″ and Bears running back Matt Forte was none too pleased about where he was slotted. Forte checked in at No. 91 overall, and apparently was the ninth-ranked running [...]

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An inside look at the road traveled by Bears head coach Marc Trestman

October 9th, 2013 - 7:09 pm

Mark Kriegel, NFL Media analyst for NFL.com, wrote an interesting piece about Marc Trestman, his past, and the road he took to get where he is today. Check it out on NFL.com. Article: Marc Trestman, Chicago Bears hope different approach [...]

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Bears head coach Marc Trestman, on tight end Martellus Bennett

September 19th, 2013 - 10:15 am

“Martellus is from a different place.” -Bears head coach Marc Trestman, on tight end Martellus Bennett’s comment in which he compares Trestman to Willy Wonka.