Posts Tagged ‘Inside The Bears’

What I saw from Bears win over Eagles: Resilience

I knew the Bears needed a good start.    Look at what the Eagles did the previous week against Dallas – opening drive they scored, second drive they scored again.  The game was over in a hurry. “We cannot afford to fall behind against anyone in this league, so we needed a good start.” – […]

Bears-Eagles Pregame Quotes & Notes

Bears offensive coordinator Mike Martz on wide receiver Earl Bennett: “He does everything very well. What Earl has that people don’t realize until they play him is that he has real speed. He made so many key plays in key situations for us last year.” “I call [Bennett] Mr. Third-down, and it’s almost a foregone […]

“Birdman” making plays in the Bears secondary

Bears rookie safety Chris Conte celebrated his first NFL interception last Sunday in a way that exhibited his nickname – “Birdman.” Moments after the Bears starting free safety picked off Buccaneers quarterback Josh Freeman, snatching the rock away from Mike Williams, the Cal product extended his arms like a bird and flapped his wings all […]

The reason why Devin Hester fell to Bears in 2006 draft – LenDale White

Former Bears Director of College Scouting Greg Gabriel revealed on the National Football Post how the Bears almost didn’t get a chance to select Devin Hester in the second round of the ’06 NFL Draft. Thank you, LenDale White and Floyd Reese – the Titans general manager who chose White over Hester at pick No. […]

Rift Raft between Jay Cutler and Mike Martz proves beneficial

Bring back the old tapes of Ditka jawing with McMahon and Harbaugh on the sidelines! “I’m a competitor. So is [Martz],” Bears quarterback Jay Cutler said Wednesday. “So is everyone on this offense. Whether we are up three touchdowns or three points, a second- and third-down call is as important as any one in the […]

Bears rookie safety Conte to see field soon?

“We have to improve at safety, getting in position to make some of those plays,” he said. “We can’t continue to give up big plays. My emphasis, has been on that as much as anything.” Bears coach Lovie Smith dropping the cold hard truth about the team’s disappointing play at the safety position. Which begs […]

Devin Hester getting better at returning?

How can the “Windy City Flyer” possibly improve upon his record-setting return numbers? Easy – it’s about getting better at studying blockers, tendencies, and learning from a legendary return specialist. “It was like baseball,” said Hester, who turns 29 next month. “He pitched me right down the middle and it gives me great field position […]

If Bears OC Martz doesn’t change; he needs to leave

As Bear fans we have been told for two straight weeks the offense will run the football more.  Last week before the Green Bay game, Offensive Coordinator Mike Martz took blame for his play calling.  Head Coach Lovie Smith assured both fans and the media the run/pass differential would be balanced against Green Bay.  As […]