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
Well, that escalated quickly. GM Phil Emery followed up his amazing opening act last season with an equally impressive performance in the first few hours of this year’s free agency period. About 60 minutes after the opening bell, former Giants tight end Martellus Bennett was watching the ink dry on his new four-year deal with the Bears. The terms of Bennett’s contract … [Read more...] about Chicago Bears Free Agency Analysis and Predictions
By Paul M. Banks Last fall, I had an exclusive with Nick Roach, a Northwestern alum who started at Linebacker for much of the Bears 2009 season. And now, as you get ready to fill out your brackets for March Madness, I'd like to pass on a very important message from him. … [Read more...] about Bears/Northwestern’s Nick Roach Utilizes March Madness for Philanthropy?
By Paul M. Banks For the first time since the 1930s, Northwestern football will have a winning decade. Indeed the program has taken a major step up to gain respectability and more during the 2000s. From about the 1960s up until 1995, going to Ryan Field and watching the home team lose was like walking into a Starbucks and hearing Norah Jones; 19 times out of 20 (Or … [Read more...] about Northwestern’s Top Ten Players of the Decade
By Paul M. Banks has an exclusive with Nick Roach With the injuries piling up for the Chicago Bears at the linebacker position, some new opportunities for playing time have opened up. Northwestern alum Nick Roach is one athlete who sill soon capitalize on this opportunity being provided by a crisis. Roach will start the Bears home opener in week 2; and share reps with Jamar … [Read more...] about Northwestern’s Nick Roach Starts at LB for Bears