Tag Archives: Ron Turner

Bears re-sign RB Jones to 2-year deal

March 6th, 2009 - 11:57 pm

The Bears signed a veteran backup running back to complement Matt Forte, and they didn’t have to look very far to do it. The team agreed to a 2-year contract with free agent Kevin Jones, who played sparingly on offense [...]

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Last drive a game-killer for the Bears

September 15th, 2008 - 1:37 pm

It’s easy to second-guess playcalling, but it’s not always the smart thing to do. What it does is make fans and analysts feel better because they have somebody on whom to lay the blame. But holding Ron Turner accountable for [...]

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2008 season looking like 2005 all over again

August 31st, 2008 - 10:56 am

Does anybody remember this prediction? Or the results of this polling? Or the promotion of this guy? How about any of these quotes? “Even a healthy Rex Grossman won’t prevent Chicago from finishing last in the NFC North again.” “The [...]

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QB mind games continue

August 3rd, 2008 - 6:59 pm

The one criterion offered by the Bears’ coaching staff that would help them determine who’d be this year’s starting quarterback was consistency. “Just perform consistently and efficiently at a high level,” Ron Turner said. “The evaluation will be based on [...]

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Orton stands out on Family Night

August 1st, 2008 - 11:35 pm

In all fairness to Rex Grossman, he worked mainly with players who won’t be on this year’s roster, or, at best, won’t see much of the field. That didn’t stop Kyle Orton from shining in front of 25,000 fans at [...]

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News and tidbits for Friday

August 1st, 2008 - 10:06 am

Marty Booker celebrated his 32nd birthday on Thursday, and, proving he still has adoring fans in Chicago, was presented wrapped presents and listened to “Happy Birthday” sung by some of his loyal supporters. From a football standpoint, he might be [...]

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Turner updates offensive progress

July 31st, 2008 - 8:23 am

Following the evening practice Wednesday night, offensive coordinator Ron Turner spoke to the media about the progress made by his offense. Here are a few noteworthy comments: On wide receivers: It depends how it unfolds, but I can see a [...]

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Bears face tough choices over muddled receiving corps

July 29th, 2008 - 1:15 pm

As I see it, the Bears have two problems at wide receiver: they don’t have a clear No. 1, and they have too many 2s and 3s. Essentially, Devin Hester is the only receiver who has the potential to be [...]

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Grossman vs. Orton: Who gets the nod?

July 24th, 2008 - 1:14 pm

On Wednesday, Rex Grossman won a coin toss to earn the right to start that day’s practice with the first team. Kyle Orton will get the start today and then the two players will alternate every other day. The idea [...]

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