Tag Archives: Mike Martz

Forte deserves bigger contract — next year

February 4th, 2011 - 9:09 am

After finishing a season in which he became the first Bears running back since Walter Payton to gain 1,000 rushing yards and 500 receiving yards, Matt Forte is seeking a contract extension and a significant raise. It seems logical to …

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Martz, Cutler need to keep egos in check against Packers

January 20th, 2011 - 12:15 pm

Dan Hampton, one of the greatest Bears players of all time and a frequent contributor on WSCR 670 The Score, brought up an interesting point today on “The Danny Mac Show.” Although not one of the sharpest knives in the …

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Solution to Bears’ offensive woes: Get off the bus running

November 5th, 2010 - 6:20 pm

Boy, what I wouldn’t give to once more hear Lovie Smith proclaim in his thick, Texas accent: “We get off the bus running the football.” What once was considered a joke among media and fans alike has now become an …

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Mike Martz on what kind of tight end he was

August 17th, 2010 - 3:09 pm

“I was a triple threat – stumble, fumble and fall. That summed it up. I was really a glorified lineman. I caught a couple passes.” -Bears offensive coordinator Mike Martz on what kind of tight end he was in his …

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Mike Martz interview with Chicago Tribune

August 17th, 2010 - 8:17 am

Bears offensive coordinator Mike Martz sat down with the Chicago Tribune and discussed a range of  topics. He answers questions about everything from what defenses give his scheme the most difficulty, the difference in his mentality from his St. Louis …

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Bears should take preseason seriously

August 14th, 2010 - 7:59 am

When the Bears hit the field Saturday night in San Diego for their first preseason action of the 2010 season, they should do so with the intent to beat the Chargers. I don’t mean win the game, although that would …

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Mike Martz on coaching the offensive line

August 12th, 2010 - 8:10 am

“He says, ‘Hey, Mike, Jim Erkenbeck has throat cancer. He’s going to be out a little bit. By the way, you’ve got the offensive line.’ He walked out of my office. I checked my seat to see if there was …

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Chicago media and fans need to give Martz the benefit of the doubt

August 5th, 2010 - 4:49 pm

For those of you who have yet to catch on to how the Chicago sports media operates, allow me to sum it up for you. Controversy sells newspapers, or, in this day in age, it increases page views. Whenever the …

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Martz “pleased” with offense

August 4th, 2010 - 3:25 pm

For the first time in a couple months, Bears offensive coordinator Mike Martz spoke with the media and had nothing but glowing things to say about his offense. Saying Devin Hester “has had a remarkable camp” and the tight ends …

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Former Ram Bruce to help receivers with offense

August 1st, 2010 - 11:06 am

Former St. Louis Rams wide receiver Isaac Bruce, who retired from football in June, will be at Olivet Nazarene University in Bourbonnais for the duration of the Bears’ training camp to lend a helping hand to receivers, according to ChicagoBears.com. …

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