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Gould needs to shut up and kick

July 26th, 2013 - 9:53 am

I’ve always personally liked Robbie Gould. First and foremost, as a former kicker myself, there’s always a brotherhood among them, even among those who play on different levels. Secondly, when the Bears first signed him as a free agent early …

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The Bears Beat (04.22.13): Bears sign kicker competition for Gould

April 22nd, 2013 - 5:40 pm

The Bears signed kicker Austin Signor to a three-year deal and veteran Robbie Gould said he welcomed the competition. Plus, lots of draft news and speculation as we near the 2013 NFL Draft. After Bears sign kicker Austin Signor, Gould …

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Third phase has to pick up the slack

August 31st, 2010 - 9:04 am

For the majority of Lovie Smith’s tenure as Bears head coach, the team has won games based on the play of its defense and special teams. With the exception of the Super Bowl season in 2006 when the team was …

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Countdown to Camp: Special teams consistency an invaluable commodity

July 28th, 2010 - 9:11 am

This is Part 9 of the 10-part position analysis leading up to the start of the Bears’ 2010 training camp in Bourbonnais. With all the attention this off-season focused on the the additions to the defense and a new offensive …

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Stats update

September 16th, 2008 - 6:51 pm

I’m not a big stat man.  In fact, I hate stats.  I think statistics are for fantasy geeks, not football analysts.  Stats are often misleading and seldom forthright. However, with that said, I know a lot of people do enjoy …

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10 things to watch in preseason Game 4

August 27th, 2008 - 11:24 pm

In keeping with my previous entries, we’ll take a look at some of the things to watch in Thursday night’s preseason finale against the Cleveland Browns.  It’s a bit harder to find ten distinct things in a meaningless fourth game, …

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10 things to watch in preseason Game 3

August 21st, 2008 - 1:22 pm

As the Bears head into Game 3 of the preseason tonight against San Francisco, there are even more intriguing things to watch. A lot of people like to call this the “dress rehearsal” for the regular season because it’s the …

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Bears-Chiefs postgame thoughts

August 7th, 2008 - 10:23 pm

While watching the Bears’ preseason game against Kansas City tonight, I took some notes during the game.  I jotted down about 66 different tidbits, some good and some bad.  Of course, I won’t go through each and every one of …

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