Mike Tannenbaum had a few successful trades, but he also had a few horrid ones. For as bad as the Mark Sanchez draft day trade looks now, the Jets still got two AFC Championship runs in return. One Tannenbaum trade that looks to be the most haunting includes Georgia Tech wide receiver, Stephen Hill. … [Read more...] about NY Jets Stephen Hill: another Mike Tannenbaum bust?
It seems like such a simple question, but no one can provide a definitive answer. In free agency, the Bears did quite a bit in terms of addressing some of their most glaring needs. The offensive tackle, tight end, and linebacker positions were all upgraded. But with the NFL Draft less than a week away, predictions are still all over the board for who the Bears may take … [Read more...] about What is the Chicago Bears Biggest Need?
The calendar has finally flipped to April. Phil Emery and the Chicago Bears are putting the finishing touches on their draft plans and are preparing their war rooms for the three-day extravaganza known as the NFL Draft. Most sports media outlets have been churning out mock drafts for the past few months. These mock drafts, however, usually only cover the first round. The … [Read more...] about Chicago Bears Full Draft Predictions
It was all going according to plan just 20 short days ago. The Bears held a 7-1 record, tops in the NFC North by a long shot, and were coming off of an astounding display of dominance over the Tennessee Titans. The defense was being praised by the national media as one of the elite units in the league, and the offense was slowly but surly rounding into form. Or so … [Read more...] about Sunday Has Become a Must Win Game for the Bears
After the dust had settled following the Bear’s third consecutive season opening win at Soldier Field, there was only one thing going through my mind: “The Bears are WHO WE THOUGHT THEY WERE!” But this time, it wasn’t as if Denny Green and the Arizona Cardinals “let us off the hook”. The Bears couldn’t have had their opening 3 minutes go any worse if they planned to. … [Read more...] about Don’t Underestimate the Chicago Bears
8 pm CT has come and gone on August 31st. The Chicago Bears roster received some serious cosmetic surgery in the hours approaching the NFL mandated roster deadline. After signing one veteran, former Bear DT Amobi Okoye, the Bears carved away from 76 players down to 53. The final roster is set… for now. The Bears can still sign and release players, but they must also make … [Read more...] about Chicago Bears 53-Man Roster
Position battles are always a focal point of training camp. This summer in Bourbonnais will be no different for the Chicago Bears. Over the next few weeks, I’ll dissect the ongoing battles at each position and analyze the talent on the depth chart. First up will be the wide receiving corps, which has become an incredibly deep and athletic group under new GM Phil Emery. … [Read more...] about Chicago Bears Training Camp Position Battles: Wide Receivers