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Posted on: November 13, 2009 7:32 pm
 
Check out this web site.  http://fireloviesmith.com/

GREAT stuff about getting things right in Chicago.  Benson goes to the Bengals and is playing great.  Orton goes to the Broncos and is playing great.  Berrian goes to the Vikings and is playing great.  Why can't Cutler be successful in Chicago?  Why weren't Benson, Orton, Berrian, and others not successful in Chicago?  The coaches staff is horrible.  Fire Lovie Smith and the rest of his staff, especially Ron Turner.  Let's get some coaches in here who don't defend with the cover 2 and want to throw the ball down the field.

FIRE LOVIE SMITH!!!!!!!!

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Since: Apr 26, 2009
Posted on: July 5, 2010 9:33 pm
 

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LAKE FOREST, Ill. – Bears wide receiver will host youth football camps July 17 at Grant Park in Chicago and July 18 at Naperville North High School.

The July 17 camp is open to boys and girls ages 15-18. It will be conducted from 10 a.m.-noon and costs $23. Each participant will receive a camp T-shirt, two hours of expert speed and agility training and the opportunity to win contests and prizes.

The July 18 camp is for boys and girls ages 7-14. It will be held from 9 a.m.-noon and costs $99. Each camper will receive a T-shirt, autographed camp photo with Hester, expert instruction and the chance to win contests and prizes.

For more information or to register, log onto .




Since: Apr 26, 2009
Posted on: July 5, 2010 9:32 pm
 

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How much do you know about the Bears? Take this trivia quiz and find out. (Answers are below.)

1. Bears defensive end Julius Peppers was selected with the second pick in the 2002 NFL Draft. Which quarterback was chosen ahead of him?

A) David Carr

B) Joey Harrington

C) Carson Palmer

D) Michael Vick

2. Who scored the Bears’ first points last season?

A) Matt Forte

B) Robbie Gould

C) Devin Hester

D) Danieal Manning

3. Which Bears assistant coach was NOT chosen in the NFL Draft?

A) Gill Byrd

B) Tim Spencer

C) Mike Tice

D) Dave Toub

4. Which Bears player attended the same college as coach Lovie Smith?

 

A) Kahlil Bell

B) Tommie Harris

C) Frank Omiyale

D) Kevin Shaffer

5. Who is the second all-time leading rusher in Bears history behind Walter Payton?

 

A) Neal Anderson

B) Ronnie Bull

C) Willie Galimore

D) Gale Sayers

6. Who is the Bears’ all-time leader with 191 games played?

 

A) Patrick Mannelly

B) Steve McMichael

C) Walter Payton

D) Mike Singletary

7. Jay Cutler completed a season-long 71-yard pass to which receiver last year?

 

A) Devin Aromashodu

B) Earl Bennett

C) Devin Hester

D) Johnny Knox

8. Tommie Harris’ first career interception last season came against which quarterback?

 

A) Brett Favre

B) Aaron Rodgers

C) Alex Smith

D) Matthew Stafford

9. Why does Devin Hester wear uniform number 23?

 

A) He wore it in college

B) He idolized Michael Jordan

C) He wore it in high school

D) He idolized Ryne Sandberg

10. Which Bears player did not play in the Big Ten?

 

A) Anthony Adams

B) Nick Roach

C) Chester Taylor

D) Tim Shaw

Answers

1-A) David Carr was selected first in the 2002 NFL Draft by the Houston Texans.

2-D) Danieal Manning posted the Bears’ first points last season when he sacked Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers in the end zone for a safety in a Week 1 loss in Green Bay.

3-C) Although he played 14 NFL seasons, Bears offensive line coach Mike Tice entered the league as an undrafted free agent.

4-D) Offensive lineman Kevin Shaffer attended coach Lovie Smith’s alma mater, the University of Tulsa.

5-A) Neal Anderson is the second all-time leading rusher in Bears history with 6,166 yards.

6-B) Steve McMichael is the Bears’ all-time leader with 191 games played.

7-B) Jay Cutler completed a season-long 71-yard pass to Earl Bennett last season in a win over the Rams.

8-D) Tommie Harris’ first career interception last year came against Lions quarterback Matthew Stafford.

9-C) Devin Hester wears No. 23 because it’s the number he wore at Suncoast High School in Riviera Beach. Fla.

10-C) Chester Taylor did not play in the Big Ten; he attended the University of Toledo.

 




Since: Apr 26, 2009
Posted on: April 24, 2010 8:36 am
 

Bears choose Major Wright

LAKE FOREST, Ill. – The Bears bolstered their secondary with their first pick in the 2010 NFL Draft, selecting Florida safety Major Wright with the 75th choice in the third round.

The 5-11½, 206-pound junior is a high character, high energy big hitter who possesses excellent speed, instincts and leadership ability. A three-year starter at Florida, Wright fills a need for the Bears.

“Going into the draft, safety was one of the positions we had targeted to improve our ballclub,” said coach Lovie Smith. 

“Major Wright was one of the players we liked from the start. Every time we had a chance to evaluate him as a player, we liked what we came back with.”

Wright never missed a game due to injury at Florida, appearing in 41 contests with 33 starts. He played in all 13 games with seven starts as a freshman, registering 67 tackles, two pass breakups, one interception and four forced fumbles, the most by any Florida freshman since at least 1982.

“We know what kind of defense they play at Florida,” said general manager Jerry Angelo. “So to come in and play right away at Florida, you’ve got to be a pretty special athlete, and he was.”

Wright started all 14 games at free safety in 2008 on the Gators’ national championship team, recording 66 tackles, six pass breakups and four interceptions, one of which he returned for a touchdown. 

Wright started 12 of 14 games last season, compiling 32 tackles, two pass breakups and three interceptions.

“He’s a tough guy,” Angelo said. “He’s got the characteristics that we look for at the safety position. He’s a hitter. He’s going to be more renowned for his hitting ability. He does a really good job in that area. He’s got good football smarts. There’s really nothing not to like. In the third round, he’s a good pick.”

The Bears are confident that Wright, who was timed at 4.48 in the 40-yard dash, can play both safety positions. But it appears that he will at least begin his NFL career at free safety. 

Angelo expects Wright to be active on gameday. But it’s too early to predict whether the 21-year-old will start.

“To say that he’s going to come in and start, I can’t say that,” Angelo said. “He’s young. He’s got to acclimate to the environment. We feel good about his traits. We feel good about his love of the game, his work ethic. All those have been exemplary according to his coaches and our scouts.

“He has the traits to start; that’s where it starts with us. Now the instincts, picking up the system, the ability to handle the rigors of the pro game, you don’t know that until the guy gets on campus.”

Like Angelo, Smith was hesitant to predict that Wright would join the No. 1 defense as a rookie.

“Being our first pick, I would say he assumes he is going to come in and play fairly quick,” Smith said. “[But] there is a long ways to go before you put a rookie in a starting lineup. We feel good about some of our players that we have here right now. But we don’t have the depth at the position we need.

“You hate to talk about rookies being one of the starters right away. But I think when you pick a player, you just look at our history a little bit. He’s our first draft pick coming in this year. We are expecting big things from him. I think it is safe to say that.”

The Bears traded their first two picks in the 2010 draft to the Broncos and Buccaneers last year in exchange for quarterback Jay Cutler and defensive end Gaines Adams, respectively.

Angelo revealed that the Bears were targeting four defensive backs with the 75th pick, and that three of them were off the board, leaving Wright as the obvious selection.

Cornerbacks were chosen with the first three picks in the third round—South Florida’s Jerome Murphy by the Rams at No. 65, Iowa’s Amari Spievey by the Lions at No. 66 and Vanderbilt’s Myron Lewis by the Buccaneers at No. 67. The Packers then traded up to take Georgia Tech safety Morgan Burnett at No. 71.

"As I said prior to the draft, the secondary is what we targeted as our primary need," Angelo said. "The safety position, the corner position, was really a coin toss in our minds. Whoever the best player was today we were going to take and obviously we felt Major Wright was the best player in the secondary.

"If you look at our roster, particularly at the safety position, that's probably the position where if nothing else we needed to create more depth."

The Bears had an opportunity to move up early in the third round. But with only five picks in the draft and a few prospects they liked still on the board, they decided against making a deal.

“The picks that we would be giving up, I don’t treat any of these picks as throwaway picks,” Angelo said. “It would have probably cost us a fifth-round pick. I like what the possibilities of the fifth round will bring to us. So we wanted to keep the pick and play the percentages.”




Since: Apr 26, 2009
Posted on: March 15, 2010 8:56 pm
 

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At least the Bears are doing something.  Jay Cutler, Julius Peppers, Chester Taylor, and Manumanumaoulluini.  I don't know how to spell that name but it is very interesting.  And, I do like the Mike Martz hiring.  But, I'd still fire Lovie.  He stinks!


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