Posts Tagged ‘Johnny Knox’

Bears WR Knox Scheduled for Back Surgery on Monday

UPDATE: Knox is out for the season, has a recovery timetable of three-to-four months. Chicago Bears wide receiver Johnny Knox will undergo surgery on Monday to stabilize vertebrae in his neck, the Bears announced on Sunday night. Knox was taken off the field in the first quarter of today’s 38-14 loss to the Seattle Seahawks. […]

Why new kickoff rule limits excitement for Bears fans

You know what NFL rule is nonsensical? The new kickoff rule.  Kickoffs are the one play when everyone in the stands is on their feet.  Fans want to see kick return specialist knife through defenders, run over tacklers, and break free to the end zone.  Remember how exciting it was when Devin Hester ran 92 […]

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 […]

Bears SS Harris, RB Barber, OG Louis listed doubtful for Sunday

Time to see whether or not the Bears possess quality depth. On Friday, the team held out starting strong safety Chris Harris (hamstring) and right guard Lance Louis (ankle) from practice, along with backup running back Marion Barber (calf), who is expected to be inactive for the second consecutive Sunday. Here’s what Harris had to […]

Bears-Giants Q&A Part II

Goal of Bears bend but don’t break defense: Limit big plays, force turnovers. Part 1 with Giants Gab site editor Jeremy Fuchs Bears 3-0 start: Fluke, or the real deal? Real deal like Evander.  Julius Peppers with a healthy Urlacher/Briggs has the defense looking championship-caliber.  Jay Cutler/Mike Martz are meshing well with fresh material.  This […]

Bears-Packers: Expect the Unexpected

Matt Forte: Star of the show?  Move aside Cutler-Rodgers. What to expect, not to expect, and the unexpected: 1. Interested to see how the rook does against Julius.  Talked about this earlier in the week.  I would absolutely love to see Julius be a game-changer or Mark Anderson get to Rodgers because of his presence.  […]

Bears Put Out Their First Depth Chart of 2010

Let the over-analysis begin. On Monday, the Bears released their first depth chart of the 2010 season in advance of their first pre-season game against the Chargers on Friday. There were no major surprises revealed and the chart will, for the most part, remain unchanged from here till the September 12th kickoff against the Lions. […]

Will the Bears Have an Elite Wide Out Trio in 2010?

Larry Mayer at interviewed Bears WR coach Darryl Drake to get a pre-training camp read on his talented group of pupils. While it’s not unusual to hear coaches blow sunshine up everyone’s hineys this time of year, a couple of Coach Drake’s comments were eye-openers. Drake on whether Devin Hester can be an elite […]