Chicago Bears WR Corps: Former Buckeyes Dane Sanzenbacher In?


When it comes to Chicago Bears wide receivers news this week, it’s all about former Dallas Cowboys wideout and alleged #1 receiver Roy Williams. He’s done absolutely nothing since he got here, and is clearly out of shape. He could lose his starting gig.

According to the Chicago Sun-Times, Bears’ receivers coach Darryl Drake sent a strong message to Williams on Wednesday, succinctly stating the ex-Cowboy is “not where he needs to be”, and could be replaced by Johnny Knox in the starting lineup if he doesn’t improve his conditioning and on-field performance. (h/t to Helmet2Helmet)

We’ll see how that all plays out. But what about the undrafted rookie free agent, Dane Sanzenbacher, the former Ohio State Buckeyes captain? Chances are he could defy all odds and make the cut this fall in Chicago.

Jay Cutler has even called him a “mini Wes Welker.”

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Mike Martz: Not Actually the Bears Savior


Remember when Mike Martz had good reason to be arrogant?

Remember when he was the architect of the “Greatest Show on Turf?” Really, do you?

It wasn’t that long ago. Now, that once highly regarded offensive NFL wunderkind is struggling to show the same prowess as the Offensive Coordinator for the Chicago Bears. In fact, to even call his struggles “struggles” is being very kind (to Martz, not to the word “struggles”).

The last time Mike Martz could even claim to be “Master of his own Domain” was just before kick-off of Super Bowl XXXVI in February of 2002.  Since then, Martz’s offensive mojo has been lacking and his decision making has been regarded as downright putrid.

By Peter Christian

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