The Bears hit the free agency lottery with one guard, and the draft lottery with another.
Month: January 2014
Today’s post looks at the two centers on the roster, including the longest-tenured offensive Bear. (That’s a Bear who plays offense, not a Bear that’s rude and/or uncouth.)
Matt Forte was really, really good; Michael Bush struggled in a reduced role, and more.
And, in fact, it was sort of watchable and entertaining!
Continuing Wednesday’s look at the safety position with three players who are hitting the open market, including one starter.
Today’s focus is on the two safeties currently under contract for 2014, including a player many of you are probably tired of seeing.
The league might revamp the PAT system, the Bears could be on Hard Knocks this summer, and more.
Jennings and Long join Forte, Marshall, and Jeffery to give the Bears five Pro Bowlers for Sunday’s game.
He’s not retiring, but does that mean he’ll be back in Chicago? Plus, Charles Tillman is a finalist for a prestigious NFL award, and more.
Today I look at a surprising rookie, as well as two players who didn’t see the field in 2013.
Plus the Vikings are getting a new coach, Mel Kiper’s first mock draft has the Bears taking a defensive tackle, and more.
Today’s look at offensive tackles includes last year’s biggest free agent acquisition, a player who was used in an intriguing role, and an incredibly raw prospect
Should the Bears bring back Henry Melton? Which role best suits Shea McClellin? And more.
The Lions and Titans hire coaches, Corey Wootton has surgery, and more.
A look at why Shea McClellin underperformed, the importance of Corey Wootton’s versatility, and rookie Cornelius Washington.
Two defensive position coaches were not so lucky, however.
Expecting a black and blue game in Carolina, and can the Broncos make the NFL’s (and my) dream of “Manning/Brady: The Final Battle” come true?
The Saints lose to Seattle in odd fashion, while New England made the Colts defense look eerily familiar.
The Saints look to avenge an earlier lopsided loss, while the Colts/Patriots playoff rivalry is renewed, minus one key figure.
Bears remain in evaluation mode, while one local writer thinks firing him would be a mistake, and more.
The Bears have multiple interesting decisions at the position. Part one looks at the cap situation of Julius Peppers, a potential find in David Bass, and the barely-seen Cheta Ozougwu.
The former Bear GM is on Twitter, and something he said last night should make you very thankful for Phil Emery.
The Pro Football Hall of Fame class is announced, what the Bears should do on the defensive line, and more.
Jeffery joins Marshall in the Pro Bowl, a look at available safeties, and more.
Devin Hester had a great season, and he’s one touchdown shy of breaking the all-time return touchdown record. But will he break it as a Bear?
A look at the centerpieces of the Bears kicking game, including thoughts on why Adam Podlesh will soon be looking for work elsewhere.
A look at how I plan on reviewing players, and why the nature of football makes that a difficult task relative to other sports.
Some more salary cap nuggets, some other NFC North teams are still looking for coaches, and more.
A look at whether the recent big-money commitments will affect the defensive rebuild.
Kyle Long named a Pro Bowl alternate, the viability of Shea McClellin as a linebacker, and more.