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King_Killah
02-19-2008, 03:38 PM
Probably should have lumped this together with the Muhammad story...but hell....




Earlier this week, the Chicago Sun-Times reported the Chicago Bears (http://sports.yahoo.com/nfl/teams/chi/;_ylt=AjH7aqX1516fnzr3wOwt8VQ.ubYF) "were doing their homework" on Pittsburgh Steelers (http://sports.yahoo.com/nfl/teams/pit/;_ylt=Alph1hTw_IsLEWwqcqmYS7A.ubYF) guard Alan Faneca (http://sports.yahoo.com/nfl/players/4288/;_ylt=AinkrhOZiO3TGSetBRO.gwM.ubYF), who is set to leave as a free agent after 10 seasons with the team. My question is, how long did they need to study to realize Faneca is an absolute stud up front who can significantly upgrade their shoddy line play from last season? What, seven Pro Bowls, a consistently powerful Steelers running game and a Super Bowl ring weren't enough proof that Faneca, still only 31, is 6-5, 312 pounds of interior blocking fury? The only thing Chicago should be researching is if it has the funds and salary-cap means to sign Faneca to a multi-year deal.

I like that move for the Bears if they pursue it.

King_Killah
02-28-2008, 07:03 PM
Here's the bottom line for the Chicago Bears (http://sports.yahoo.com/nfl/teams/chi/)' attempt to re-sign wide receiver Bernard Berrian (http://sports.yahoo.com/nfl/players/6837/): Their most recent offer — $8 million in bonus money in a five-year, $25 million package — wasn't enough to get a deal done the Chicago Sun-Times reported. Free agency begins at 11 p.m. Thursday, and Berrian is seeking a payday well in excess of that — $24.5 million in the first three years of a contract.
It's unknown how much room the Bears have to improve that offer for Berrian, who is expected to be courted by the Minnesota Vikings (http://sports.yahoo.com/nfl/teams/min/). It's also unclear whether Berrian and agent Drew Rosenhaus will be able to get another team — the Cleveland Browns (http://sports.yahoo.com/nfl/teams/cle/), New York Jets (http://sports.yahoo.com/nfl/teams/nyj/), Oakland Raiders (http://sports.yahoo.com/nfl/teams/oak/) and San Francisco 49ers (http://sports.yahoo.com/nfl/teams/sfo/) also are thought to be interested — to meet his asking price, which probably would require a signing bonus of more than $12 million.
Source: Chicago Sun-Times (http://www.suntimes.com/sports/football/bears/816974,CST-SPT-bear28.article)http://us.i1.yimg.com/us.yimg.com/i/nt/ic/ut/bsc/newwin12_1.gif (http://www.suntimes.com/sports/football/bears/816974,CST-SPT-bear28.article)

Hahaha... If the Bears lose Muhammad AND Berrian after resigning Grossman, that is just a shame. I like that the Bears resigned Kyle Orton, who I still think is the best QB they have and have had in their system over the last several years. Give the kid a true chance. But they already went down a receiver, and looks like they may be down two, although I don't think Berrian is worth the money he is asking for, so he may not get that anywhere.

Doctego
02-29-2008, 10:50 AM
Faneca will be a Jet.;)

Sponge Bong Beer Pants
03-01-2008, 03:56 AM
Faneca will be a Jet.;)

probably! but I'd LOVE him to end up in SF.. should know by Monday.

King_Killah
03-09-2008, 01:04 AM
I guess they needed somebody after losing Muhammad and Berrian.



LAKE FOREST, Ill. (AP)—Wide receiver Brandon Lloyd (http://sports.yahoo.com/nfl/players/6460/;_ylt=As7A.Mm3t_A8cc2iI0w1ktkdsLYF) signed a one-year contract with the Chicago Bears (http://sports.yahoo.com/nfl/teams/chi/;_ylt=Ai3Fd0igBNNj1qFKhbqdWSYdsLYF) and inadvertently stirred a quarterback controversy Friday.
“Rex Grossman (http://sports.yahoo.com/nfl/players/6358/;_ylt=Ai0hsm0B0LEOliKDx0UPj8EdsLYF) is the starter,” Lloyd said during a conference call.
Well, not exactly.
The Bears have said that Grossman and Kyle Orton (http://sports.yahoo.com/nfl/players/7282/;_ylt=AsLdGBJc566jqpznwzg6nkEdsLYF) will compete for the starting job next season, and Lloyd apparently jumped to a premature conclusion. When asked who told him Grossman would start, the receiver backpedalled.
“That’s what I’m assuming,” said Lloyd, who was released after two disappointing seasons in Washington. “That’s what …”
His voice trailed off. Then, he said, “Orton and Grossman signed one-year deals. I figured Grossman was the starter. Open competition is what I’m being told right now.”

Grossman, who got benched early last season and returned for five games before injuring his left knee, re-signed with the Bears for one year and $3 million with $1.5 million possible in incentives. Orton got a one-year contract extension that runs through the 2009 season.
And just to be clear, offensive coordinator Ron Turner said there will be a competition.

Stirring the pot. Can't believe that Lloyd would actually want Grossman. I am glad to see that there will be a competition in camp and pre-season. Hopefully Orton gets the starting spot. F*ck Grossman.

King_Killah
06-09-2008, 06:45 PM
:
Chicago RB Cedric Benson, whose relationship with the team soured further because of his second arrest in little more than a month Saturday, was waived by the team on Monday, sources told ESPN.com's John Clayton.
Before his release, Benson made one last ditch effort to repair the situation, issuing an apology on Monday afternoon.

"I apologize for making the poor decision to drink and drive during the early morning of Saturday, June 7th," he said in a statement. "Given the incident last month, it was a particularly bad decision. I have no excuse for this lack of judgment.

Though I strongly believe that I am not guilty of any crime, I realize that the public and the Bears organization hold me to higher standard. Though my local attorneys will continue to work hard to prove my innocence, I confess to using poor judgment. Please accept my deepest apology."

The Bears released the running back shortly thereafter.

Where does Ced Benson end up?

gNaRKiLL
06-09-2008, 07:33 PM
Given his criminal record, I'm going to go with the Bengals or Ravens.

King_Killah
06-09-2008, 07:37 PM
Given his criminal record, I'm going to go with the Bengals or Ravens.

:lol:

That's also a Raiders type of player!

FlyGuy78
06-09-2008, 08:49 PM
:lol:

That's also a Raiders type of player!

Agreed, but thankfully we are full in that position. I think he ends up with ATL!!! :lol::lol:

King_Killah
06-09-2008, 09:27 PM
Agreed, but thankfully we are full in that position. I think he ends up with ATL!!! :lol::lol:

Yeah, I was thinking that... If Oakland didn't take McFadden and this shit with Benson happened, they would have dropped Jordan/Rhodes for him. But with McFadden, Fargas, and Bush... Nah. I also thought about him going to Atlanta. I don't see that either, not with Norwood and Turner. I am going to say I won't be surprised if he falls in Denver or Tampa Bay. Not sure how Gruden feels about Graham/Dunn being a fulltime back up. What if Cadillac goes down again?? Denver...they seem to pick up any RB they can and turn him into a run machine.

chgorman
06-10-2008, 07:52 AM
Where does Ced Benson end up?

Jail.

King_Killah
06-10-2008, 09:06 AM
Jail.

Nice...

:lol:

chgorman
06-10-2008, 10:11 AM
Nice...

:lol:

I'm thinkin' he takes a Maurice Clarett style downward spiral, gets into some funny-business, and ends up in the clink.

King_Killah
06-22-2008, 11:31 AM
After signing DT Tommie Harris earlier this week, the Chicago Bears will now focus on signing KR/WR Devin Hester (http://www.footballguys.com/HestDe00-1.php) to a contract extension, according to GM Jerry Angelo. But the Bears aren't making any promises.
"We certainly want to take care of Devin," he said. "He certainly deserves our attention. We've talked to his agent, and we'll just have to wait and see."

I believe he is going to be overpaid. Sure he can return kicks, except when teams won't kick to him. I don't see him being a very productive WR though.

King_Killah
07-11-2008, 11:26 AM
F*ck Rex Grossman!


Chicago Bears OC Ron Turner indicated that when training camp opens, the team will rotate QBs Rex Grossman (http://www.footballguys.com/GrosRe00-1.php) and Kyle Orton (http://www.footballguys.com/OrtoKy00-1.php) with the first team, as they did in OTAs.

Go Kyle Orton!

dripsey3
07-12-2008, 11:11 AM
Here's one I'm going to throw out there. Favre comes back, any chance he signs for the Bears?.

King_Killah
07-12-2008, 11:24 AM
Here's one I'm going to throw out there. Favre comes back, any chance he signs for the Bears?.

I suppose that is possible... But man, what a backlash that would occur if that did happen!

King_Killah
07-16-2008, 02:28 PM
Seven days before the Bears are to report for training camp, the club decided they needed help at running back and signed veteran Kevin Jones (http://www.footballguys.com/JoneKe02-1.php).
The former first-round draft pick of the Detroit Lions checked out medically Tuesday morning and signed a one-year contract worth $605,000. Jones provides some depth to a position the team still expects rookie Matt Forte (http://www.footballguys.com/FortMa00-1.php) to anchor.

I am sure everyone saw this... It was all over ESPN's ticker all day yesterday.

What does this do for Forte, who everyone expects to take over the run game duties??? Let's look at it like this. There is a good shot that Jones actually starts the season on the PUP list because of the ACL injury he has. However, that said... the Bears and Kevin Jones both seem pretty optimistic that he should be ready for the start of the season. That said... If Forte struggles, Jones will eat into his time. I have seen a few drafts and in a lot of the Forte has been taken pretty early. If he struggles, he could be the bust of the season now.

dw13
07-16-2008, 02:33 PM
I imagine that Jones won't start on the PUP. I do believe obviously it'll be Forte getting the touches, but like you said, if he can't carry the rookie load they won't waste time to give carries to Jones / AP.

King_Killah
07-21-2008, 11:08 AM
As long as Brett Favre (http://www.footballguys.com/FavrBr00-1.php) wants to come back and the Green Bay Packers prefer he stays away, the Bears owe it to every player, coach, season ticket-holder and distant McCaskey relative to have The Conversation. The one that addresses how the Bears can turn a historically dumb decision by their division rivals into a potential Super Bowl run.
That is exactly how Bears general manager Jerry Angelo must view the possibility of Favre leaving the Packers.

Without Favre, the Bears look like a .500 team that will struggle to score points and count on NFL parity more than their offense to stay in the playoff hunt. But with Favre, every facet of an unproven offense would improve enough to make the Bears legitimate NFC title contenders if their defense stays healthy.

Obviously that would be HUGE for Chicago. F* REX GROSSMAN. I do like Kyle Orton still, but would much more prefer to see Favre at QB. If that situation were to happen, I would completely and utterly astonished. I can't see Green Bay allowing that to happen.

two24four
07-21-2008, 11:40 AM
Obviously that would be HUGE for Chicago. F* REX GROSSMAN. I do like Kyle Orton still, but would much more prefer to see Favre at QB. If that situation were to happen, I would completely and utterly astonished. I can't see Green Bay allowing that to happen.

haha, that would be funny as hell :lol:

King_Killah
07-31-2008, 04:42 PM
During full-team drills today, the Chicago Bears had Devin Hester (http://www.footballguys.com/HestDe00-1.php) lined up with Brandon Lloyd (http://www.footballguys.com/LloyBr00-1.php) at receiver with the No. 1 offense.

Ugh......what an offense.

FlyGuy78
07-31-2008, 06:29 PM
Hester can run the fly route probably as good as anyone, but he needs better hands.

King_Killah
07-31-2008, 07:39 PM
Hester can run the fly route probably as good as anyone, but he needs better hands.

And someone to throw him the ball.

FlyGuy78
07-31-2008, 09:36 PM
And someone to throw him the ball.

true.

Dubz
08-17-2008, 02:20 PM
http://sports.yahoo.com/nfl/recap?gid=20080816026&prov=ap

Orton outplays Grossman

boredguy
08-17-2008, 02:43 PM
That's like saying a puddle of piss smells better than a pile of poo. Bears offense is going to be so horrible this year, i'd say the defense+special teams combined will outscore the O.

Dubz
08-17-2008, 02:58 PM
Yeah BG I wanted to say something positive about the Seattle Defence but couldn't because its the Bears....It wasnt long ago they were in the SB

Super Bowl XLI http://static.nfl.com/static/content//public/static/img/superbowl/logos/41_small.gif (http://www.nfl.com/superbowl/history/recap/sbxli) Feb. 4, 2007
Dolphin Stadium
Miami, Florida
MVP: Peyton Manning (http://www.nfl.com/superbowl/history/mvp/sbxli), QB, Indianapolis http://static.nfl.com/static/content//public/static/img/teams/IND/IND_logo-20x20.gif http://static.nfl.com/static/content//public/static/img/superbowl/history/icon_double_red_arrow.gif Indianapolis Colts 29 http://static.nfl.com/static/content//public/static/img/teams/CHI/CHI_logo-20x20.gif Chicago Bears 17

eff1ngham
08-18-2008, 11:23 AM
The Bears should start Caleb Hanie :yes:

dw13
08-18-2008, 04:40 PM
Bears announce Orton as the starter.

FlyGuy78
08-18-2008, 06:03 PM
Bears announce Orton as the starter.

you just made KK's day. :D

King_Killah
08-18-2008, 07:04 PM
There is a GOD!!!!!!!!!!!!!!


The suspense about who will line up under center in the season opener Sept. 7 in
Indianapolis ended Monday when coach Lovie Smith anointed Kyle Orton the Bears’
starting quarterback.

In earning the job, Orton outdueled Rex Grossman in a competition that began in
the offseason.

The decision was based on Orton’s body of work dating back to his performance
late last year. Seeing his first regular-season action in two years, he completed
43 of 80 passes for 478 yards with 3 touchdowns, 2 interceptions and a 73.9 passer
rating as the Bears lost to the Vikings before closing 2007 with back-to-back wins
over the Packers and Saints.

Big, giant terd dropped on Rex Grossman.

FlyGuy78
08-18-2008, 07:08 PM
While I agree Orton is better than Rex, it's like saying that 5 is a bigger number than 4........it is, but not by much.

King_Killah
08-18-2008, 07:52 PM
While I agree Orton is better than Rex, it's like saying that 5 is a bigger number than 4........it is, but not by much.

If you look at a 5 it looks much bigger than a 4... The unfortunate thing for Kyle is that he is light on receivers... But he is the waaaaaaaaaaaay better option than Grossman!

FlyGuy78
08-19-2008, 07:40 AM
I still wouldn't say waaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaay better option. Better, yes. I think that Hester could give some teams problems. He is deadly fast, can run pretty good routes (I hear he runs the fly route better than most with his speed), and has pretty good hands. And if the Bears use him like they should and be more of a Slot WR where he can cross over the middle more for easy slants, then he could get the ball a lot and get lots of YAC.

King_Killah
08-26-2008, 11:11 AM
QB Rex Grossman (http://www.footballguys.com/GrosRe00-1.php), former starter for the Chicago Bears, was relegated to backup duty last week when HC Lovie Smith named QB Kyle Orton (http://www.footballguys.com/OrtoKy00-1.php) the starter. Rex said he was a little surprised by the decision and is still upset but said he's ready to do his part. "I'll never fully get over it," he said. "And I don't think anyone would expect me to. But I had some time to digest it and I'll be ready to go."

Rex Grossman surprised, upset... SHUT THE F*CK UP............. If you weren't such a piece of shit, Rex Grossman, you wouldn't be in the situation that you are in, no would you? I am surprised and upset that you are still in the NFL. "I'll never fully get over it..." Oh go cry me a f*cking river already... :cry: Even Kyle Boller is above you Rex Grossman...

dripsey3
09-08-2008, 05:27 AM
Wow. I didn't expect da Bears to beat the Colts. I'm absolutely delighted. Matt Forte had a dream debut. Orton was effective, no turnovers which is encouraging and the defence was superb. It doesn't make up for the Superbowl loss, but it helps to ease the pain a little. Next up is a trip to Carolina.

King_Killah
09-14-2008, 09:05 AM
Wow. I didn't expect da Bears to beat the Colts. I'm absolutely delighted. Matt Forte had a dream debut. Orton was effective, no turnovers which is encouraging and the defence was superb. It doesn't make up for the Superbowl loss, but it helps to ease the pain a little. Next up is a trip to Carolina.

I don't think anyone expected the Bears to beat the Colts.

ORTON should have had the starting job since he came into the NFL. Rex "I'm a piece of shit" Grossman should have never been the starter and should never be a starter ever again. F*ck him.

Matt Forte - had a game that was to be expected. Forte, Chris Johnson, Jonathan Stewart all pushed themselves ahead of Darren McFadden. We'll see what week two brings.

Sponge Bong Beer Pants
09-21-2008, 02:51 PM
FORTE! You the man!


damn did anyone see Kyle Orton get laid out around the 2 min mark of the 4th quarter in the Bears/Bucs game? He took one straight to the head and his entire body fucking spun around like a roulette table on the back of one of the bucs defenders! Fucking sweeeeet

King_Killah
04-28-2009, 08:43 PM
Brad Biggs, of The Chicago Sun-Times, reports Chicago Bears general manager Jerry Angelo said second-year WR Earl Bennett (http://www.footballguys.com/BennEa00-1.php) is a 'very bright person.' Angelo said Bennett had to learn three receiver positions last year as a rookie because he was a backup. 'That is where the learning came in,' Angelo said. 'I thought he got a little bit of a bad rap in that he struggles to learn. No. If we just gave him one position, he would have been off and running.' Angelo, as just reported, is counting on Bennett to emerge in 2009. 'I am expecting Earl to be a very good player for us,' Angelo noted.

I've been hearing a lot of expections are on Bennett. Could be a guy to watch and set up in your queues for the later rounds in your drafts. We'll see. We have a lot of time before drafts start to get under way.

King_Killah
05-08-2009, 11:26 AM
Brad Biggs, of the Chicago Sun-Times, reports Chicago Bears offensive coordinator Ron Turner believes RB Matt Forte (http://www.footballguys.com/FortMa00-1.php) could be more effective if he were rested more during the season. Forte was on the field for nearly 84 percent of the team's offensive plays last season.

That is a huge number for a rookie back. I don't think Garrett Wolfe, Kevin Jones, or Adrian Peterson....uh, the other Adrian Peterson are good enough to cut into his time, but with Cutler at the helm, they will finally have a good passing attack. So while, he may have reduced carries, I believe he will have more bigger runs with Cutler keeping the defense honest opening up running lanes.

King_Killah
05-18-2009, 01:59 PM
NFL.com's Pat Kirwan, in a segment on CBSSports.com, suggests that third-round pick WR Juaquin Iglesias (http://www.footballguys.com/IgleJu00-1.php) could make the kind of impact as a rookie that Eddie Royal (http://www.footballguys.com/RoyaEd00-1.php) did in his first season last year with the Denver Broncos.

Well Mr. Kirwan, this might be a stretch. I wouldn't put Iglesias on Royal's level just yet. He isn't as quick and he certainly doesn't have a Brandon Marshall type player to gain the respect and coverage to free him up.

King_Killah
05-21-2009, 10:40 AM
Brad Biggs, of the Chicago Sun-Times, reports Chicago Bears WR Earl Bennett (http://www.footballguys.com/BennEa00-1.php), according to multiple sources, has caught everything thrown his direction during workouts this year, and he is in line for a starting job entering his second year.

Something to keep an eye on. Cutler's favorite target at Vanderbilt was... Earl Bennett.

dw13
05-21-2009, 10:49 AM
Something to keep an eye on. Cutler's favorite target at Vanderbilt was... Earl Bennett.

For a year, and that's it though. I know what youre getting at, but it isn't like they have a 3 year QB-to-WR relationship from college. They spent a year together.

King_Killah
05-21-2009, 11:06 AM
For a year, and that's it though. I know what youre getting at, but it isn't like they have a 3 year QB-to-WR relationship from college. They spent a year together.

True. But at least there is familiarity there.

dw13
05-21-2009, 11:09 AM
True. But at least there is familiarity there.

Yeah, I get what you were saying. They were a nice combo for that year, to say the least. Bennett was a beast at Vandy. (I'm a Gator KK)

King_Killah
05-21-2009, 11:15 AM
Yeah, I get what you were saying. They were a nice combo for that year, to say the least. Bennett was a beast at Vandy. (I'm a Gator KK)

I certainly know this!!!

Bennett had a hard time adjusting to the NFL and getting the Chicago playbook down. Everything so far has looked good for him so far in the offseason. Do you think he can become that beast that he was at Vandy?

dw13
05-21-2009, 11:16 AM
I certainly know this!!!

Bennett had a hard time adjusting to the NFL and getting the Chicago playbook down. Everything so far has looked good for him so far in the offseason. Do you think he can become that beast that he was at Vandy?

I surely think he can become a real nice reciever in the league. He is more of a possession reciever, which holds well because thats what Marshall was at UCF and Cutler made him into a star.

Cutler to Bennett might be very nice this year, depending on the time Bennett gets on the field. (And it sounds like he will be out there)

King_Killah
06-11-2009, 12:00 PM
Vaughn McClure, of the Chicago Tribune, reports Chicago Bears RB Kevin Jones (http://www.footballguys.com/JoneKe02-1.php) was working with the first-team offense during practice Wednesday, June 10.

Eh... Fly can have Kevin Jones too... Jones has shown flash of skill, but he can't be relied on.

King_Killah
06-16-2009, 10:30 AM
Mike Mulligan, of the Chicago Sun-Times, reports that the Bears will be monitoring the Plaxico Burress (http://www.footballguys.com/BurrPl00-1.php) legal situation and are considered the front runners in the Burress sweepstakes. Mulligan said he advices fans to not "hold their breath" because Burress will likely not be available until mid-season, but Cutler is lobbying and pushing hard for the Bears to bring Burress in.

Burress would automatically become the #1 in Chicago if he were signed regardless if it is the beginning of the season or mid-season.

King_Killah
07-30-2009, 12:28 PM
Vaughn McClure, of the Chicago Tribune, reports that Minnesota WR Bobby Wade (http://subscribers.footballguys.com/players/WadeBo00-1.php) said that Chicago LB Brian Urlacher called new Bears QB Jay Cutler (http://subscribers.footballguys.com/players/CutlJa00-1.php) "soft, but only in harsher terms" in an interview with KFAN.

:lol::lol::lol::lol:

Are you serious?? Let's say Bobby Wade is right... a split locker room is never good. But seriously, I think its just Bobby Wade trying to stir shit up with division rivals...or maybe it's just Wade's way of distracting himself from his own team's distraction of the re-re-re-re-retiring of Brett Favre.

King_Killah
08-10-2009, 06:32 PM
Brad Biggs, from the Chicago Sun-Times, reports one of the gems of camp has been Kevin Jones (http://subscribers.footballguys.com/players/JoneKe02-1.php), who now is clear of any issues from his torn anterior cruciate ligament in 2007. Jones has been assured more playing time, and that should make Forte better as the season goes on.

Until we see anything good out of Kevin Jones, I will remain skeptical on his game, on his durability, on everything about him. Some spots are calling Jones a "must" handcuff for Forte. I wouldn't go that far.

King_Killah
08-10-2009, 06:37 PM
Brad Biggs, from the Chicago Sun-Times, reports one of the reasons general manager Jerry Angelo remained calm during the (ongoing?) clamor for the team to find an upgrade at wide receiver is because he knew 2007 first-round pick Greg Olsen (http://subscribers.footballguys.com/players/OlseGr00-1.php) was ready to explode. Olsen is the primary read for a lot of stuff the team has been doing, and the Bears are working more to get him vertical in mismatches on safeties and linebackers.

With Cutler in town, I will mark Olsen as the NFL's top TE as far as receptions, yards, and TDs go. But don't be surprised with Dallas Clark this year as well.

FlyGuy78
08-10-2009, 08:49 PM
With Cutler in town, I will mark Olsen as the NFL's top TE as far as receptions, yards, and TDs go. But don't be surprised with Dallas Clark this year as well.

I'm not sure he tops the list on all 3. I still think Gates, Witten, and Gonzo are the best TE in the game, but I would put Olsen at #4.

Dubz
08-10-2009, 08:52 PM
What do you guys think about Forte? I just drafted him at #4....not sure if it was the right calll/pick.

Thanks

FlyGuy78
08-10-2009, 08:57 PM
What do you guys think about Forte? I just drafted him at #4....not sure if it was the right calll/pick.

Thanks

In a PPR league, Forte should be a beast. I really like him this year since DEF's should back off a little more with Cutler in town, giving Forte some more room. I don't see anything wrong with taking Forte at #4 in a regular league or a PPR league.

dw13
08-10-2009, 09:03 PM
With Cutler in town, I will mark Olsen as the NFL's top TE as far as receptions, yards, and TDs go. But don't be surprised with Dallas Clark this year as well.

I actually agree with this right on.

Sponge Bong Beer Pants
08-11-2009, 11:05 AM
What do you guys think about Forte? I just drafted him at #4....not sure if it was the right calll/pick.

Thanks

Love him. The kid has great hands and with Cutler tossing the rock around he will also have his fair share of time to pull in plenty of balls through the air. Cutler makes defenses have to respect the ball through the air more so in Chicago this year so that should only mean good news for Forte. His touches on the ground may go down a bit this year but he will make up for it in receptions and I think the overall quality of his game will be just as good if not better than last year. He is no fluke. I do worry about the cursed RBC b/c the Bears are gonna want to keep Forte fresher down the stretch but I'm really not too concerned. At # 4 I think he was a solid pick.

eff1ngham
08-11-2009, 11:16 AM
With Cutler in town, I will mark Olsen as the NFL's top TE as far as receptions, yards, and TDs go. But don't be surprised with Dallas Clark this year as well.

Not this year. I like Olsen a lot, but Clark will lead the league in catches and TDs, and Gonzalez will lead it in yards (with Witten close behind in all three categories). Olsen is going to have a surprisingly good year, but I don't think he moves into the elite class this season because he's not as good as Gonzalez or Witten yet, and doesn't have as good of a QB as Clark does

eff1ngham
08-11-2009, 11:18 AM
What do you guys think about Forte? I just drafted him at #4....not sure if it was the right calll/pick.

Thanks

That's a fine place to draft him. He's going to be excellent this year since he can do it all for their offense. Other than Olsen they don't really have any other offensive options so you know he'll be busy

Hockeyis#1
08-12-2009, 10:00 AM
Other than Olsen they don't really have any other offensive options so you know he'll be busy

Suprised everyone is so quick to write off Devin Hester. I've heard he's looked good in camp and Jay Cutler will more than uphold his side of the QB/WR skill relationship. Once you've managed to chase down a 60 yard pass, you've already done the really hard part. Catching it isn't nearly as challenging.

Sponge Bong Beer Pants
08-12-2009, 10:27 AM
Suprised everyone is so quick to write off Devin Hester. I've heard he's looked good in camp and Jay Cutler will more than uphold his side of the QB/WR skill relationship. Once you've managed to chase down a 60 yard pass, you've already done the really hard part. Catching it isn't nearly as challenging.

I'm with ya buddy. I am hoping for some big things from Hester this year. I drafted him 7th over all (after keeping 7 so tech the 14th round) to take command of my third WR slot. Maybe a ballsy move so early in the draft but I had b2b picks and took a young RB first. I love to draft on hopes of what a player can potentially do and not always on what they have done. Especially when all the best are already being kept year after year.

Strange but now that I think of it, I've owned Hester in this league for 3 years running. I keep dropping him back into the FA pool and snatching him back up every draft as a 4th WR/bye week fill in. I need him to produce this year though. Time to break out buddy! Please?

FlyGuy78
09-14-2009, 10:04 AM
WOW!!! Huge blow to the Bears defense!!


Brian Urlacher (dislocated wrist) said he appears to be out for the season.

There's no official word from the team yet, but it doesn't sound good as Urlacher had to have a dislocated bone put back in. It's a huge blow to the Bears' defense, who will either shift Lance Briggs to middle linebacker or try to use veteran Hunter Hillenmeyer to fill the gap. Urlacher now officially has an "injury prone" label.

two24four
09-14-2009, 11:22 AM
WOW!!! Huge blow to the Bears defense!!

No doubt, that sucks for the Bears. You know it had to be something bad seeing as he sat out the entire 2nd half last night.

two24four
10-16-2009, 09:24 PM
Bears traded for DE Gaines Adams today from T-Bay.

http://sports.espn.go.com/chicago/nfl/news/story?id=4567083

Dubz
11-12-2009, 11:30 PM
The QB (Cutler) is an ass. Probably the joke of the league....man I love the irony here.

Sponge Bong Beer Pants
11-12-2009, 11:44 PM
He certainly looks like ass this year. Especially tonight against the 49ers. Terrible performance.

Kyle
11-12-2009, 11:57 PM
Don't be too harsh, he threw for over 300 yards and a solid %. He just made poor decision after poor decision and it bit him in the ass a lot. It was definitely a bad game but nothing amazingly bad. Outside his five picks he was fantastic and moved the ball very well.

His red zone interceptions are definitely a serious issue, though.

Sponge Bong Beer Pants
11-13-2009, 12:12 AM
Don't be too harsh, he threw for over 300 yards and a solid %. He just made poor decision after poor decision and it bit him in the ass a lot. It was definitely a bad game but nothing amazingly bad. Outside his five picks he was fantastic and moved the ball very well.

His red zone interceptions are definitely a serious issue, though.

How many TD's did he throw on top of his 5 INT? 29/52 isn't something I'd brag much about. Plus, 120 of those 307 yards were lil drop offs to Matt Forte. Who has also been kinda stinking it up this year in the run game. Besides, I don't care if Cutler threw for 500 yards and moved the ball well. When it mattered, he stunk it up. It was a god awful game for Cutler. I really don't see how you can look at it any other way....

I haven't watched a lot of Bears games this year but part of me is wondering if it isn't the offensive line that is causing trouble for guys like Cutler and Forte ?

two24four
11-13-2009, 12:17 AM
Cutler did look like ass, that's for sure, he seems to make alot of throws that he really has no idea where they are going.

Kyle
11-13-2009, 12:22 AM
Other members of the offense are just as much/more guilty than Cutler for tonight's game. He was not that horrible.

Sponge Bong Beer Pants
11-13-2009, 12:31 AM
Other members of the offense are just as much/more guilty than Cutler for tonight's game. He was not that horrible.

Hey, we're all entitled to our opinions. As for me, I thought it was Jamarcus Russel out there in a Bears uniform and I had to do a double take.

zing!

Kyle
11-13-2009, 12:46 AM
I don't think Russel has thrown for 300 yards in his career.:lol:

I'm not saying it wasn't a bad night for Cutler. I just don't think it was necessarily as bad as Kurt Warner's recent 5 TD game. 5 picks is horrible no matter how you cut it but outside those 5 picks he was great. There was positives to take from his performance is all I'm saying.

two24four
11-13-2009, 01:11 AM
Cutler now has 17 INT's on the year, which is now 1st in the NFL.

Also his QB rating tonight was 33.6.

Dubz
11-13-2009, 02:14 AM
Cutler now has 17 INT's on the year, which is now 1st in the NFL.

Also his QB rating tonight was 33.6.

Wonder if he will cry and demand a trade any time soon?:lol:

dw13
11-13-2009, 11:15 AM
I think Cutler was pitiful, but outside of Olsen, they have just a horrible group of receivers. They need a true #1. They abandon the run game WAY too quick as well.

two24four
11-13-2009, 12:29 PM
Wonder if he will cry and demand a trade any time soon?:lol:

haha, he would have to play out this season now.

I bet now he wishes he had never left Denver, Josh McDaniels would have had him playing great, just look at Orton.

Doctego
01-17-2010, 11:28 AM
Bears traded for DE Gaines Adams today from T-Bay.

http://sports.espn.go.com/chicago/nfl/news/story?id=4567083

Just got a Tweet that he died this morning. Damn.

dw13
01-17-2010, 11:29 AM
Just got a Tweet that he died this morning. Damn.

Alot of news stations going crazy up here over it. I'm shocked. RIP Gaines

King_Killah
01-18-2010, 10:05 AM
Damn... RIP.

b_illin
01-18-2010, 10:06 AM
Shitty...RIP. (curious to see if he gets blasted in some form as the other unfortunate NFLer's of late have on this board)

Kyle
01-18-2010, 05:13 PM
Shitty...RIP. (curious to see if he gets blasted in some form as the other unfortunate NFLer's of late have on this board)

This hasn't been overblown to 1/100th of the proportion that Henry was.

RIP

Doctego
01-18-2010, 05:32 PM
this hasn't been overblown to 1/100th of the proportion that henry was.

Rip

lol

Kyle
01-20-2010, 04:24 AM
Edit - Meh don't want to have the conversation again and derail another guy's death.

Sponge Bong Beer Pants
01-20-2010, 04:50 AM
if you are younger than I when you die you are way too young... RIP.

Spartan
02-01-2010, 09:12 PM
Mike Martz to the Bears. Jay Cutler is a soon to be dead man. Average sacks allowed by Martz' offenses the past 4 seasons= 55.

Spartan
03-05-2010, 12:44 AM
Julius Peppers is visiting Chicago first. They seem to be the front runners.

Spartan
03-05-2010, 02:04 PM
Peppers and Chester Taylor to the Bears.

Won't matter.

two24four
03-08-2010, 07:04 PM
Peppers is going to be making $20M alone this year, then that drops down to $11.5 next year.

Hockeyis#1
03-08-2010, 07:05 PM
Peppers is going to be making $20M alone this year, then that drops down to $11.5 next year.
:eek:
Holy shit. So I take it the Bears have no cap room to.......oh yeah.....:lol:

b_illin
08-23-2010, 02:14 PM
What do you guys think about Forte and Taylor? Is Forte the starter or will they be sharing? Can Taylor supplant Forte??

Spartan
08-24-2010, 07:33 AM
What do you guys think about Forte and Taylor? Is Forte the starter or will they be sharing? Can Taylor supplant Forte??Forte looked really good versus the Raiders. I just hate to speculate about anything involving Mike Martz.

Sponge Bong Beer Pants
08-24-2010, 02:32 PM
What do you guys think about Forte and Taylor? Is Forte the starter or will they be sharing? Can Taylor supplant Forte??

No.

Forte is the next Marshal Faulk.

:D

Seriously though. Taylor is aging and Forte is a young buck... the future is Forte. Like we were saying, maybe if Forte doesn't step it back up we see a 50/50 split, maybe, 60/40 ? but I really hope not. I am banking on seeing Forte be pushed in a positive way by Chester rather than just slip out of # 1 and give up carries to him.

:scared:

boredguy
10-03-2010, 09:48 PM
I think :lol: about says it all.

dw13
10-03-2010, 09:50 PM
I think :lol: about says it all.

About time the 5 man protect has bit them in the ass.

two24four
10-03-2010, 10:56 PM
That was ugly.

10 sacks for the Giants tonight, Jags had only 14 all of last season.

Hockeyis#1
10-04-2010, 10:10 AM
Jesus Christ!!! THROW THE FUCKING BALL CUTLER!!!!

Why did they opt of of grabbing TO in the offseason again?

King_Killah
01-24-2011, 07:56 PM
Jay Cutler???????

Lots of speculation that he pussed out. Then today reports of him crying, literally, about the criticism... Ughhhhh!

Doctego
01-24-2011, 07:57 PM
Deion Sanders should STFU about Cutler being tough and playing through his injury. He might as well have played corner in a tuxedo.

King_Killah
01-24-2011, 08:55 PM
Deion Sanders should STFU about Cutler being tough and playing through his injury. He might as well have played corner in a tuxedo.

Deion doesn't question a player's injury... Deion questions a player's heart. Truth.......

There was a long list of tweets made public today on sports radio from a bunch of players, coaches, ex-players about Cutler. Some of them were actually pretty funny.

Oh....and if Deion played in a tux, he still would have been one of the best at the time! Hahaha...

King_Killah
04-28-2011, 10:21 PM
Da Bears select Gabe Carimi. Helps the run. The run game keeps Cutler from getting sacked.

Spartan
07-29-2011, 12:30 AM
Bears signed shit ass Roy Williams. I hope Suh throws him like a javelin.

King_Killah
07-31-2011, 06:52 PM
The Bears... Man they need help, I will say though... Love or hate Roy Williams, at least they have receiver. I like Bennett. Hester is more of a returner than a WR in my opinion. Knox, Hurd and whoever else they have... Ehh...

King_Killah
07-31-2011, 07:01 PM
Forgot to mention the Bears picking up Marion Barber.

two24four
09-04-2011, 10:36 AM
Meriweather signed a one year deal with the Bears.

dw13
09-26-2011, 12:46 PM
Devin Hester & Johnny Knox Punt Return TD..Bears vs. Packers..Penalty Call it Back - YouTube

Nice job, refs.

That's a sick play haha.

FlyGuy78
09-26-2011, 12:55 PM
Too bad it didn't count!

Kyle
09-26-2011, 01:21 PM
Unless that Ref was calling something he saw on the other side of the field (Where it isn't his job to even look), that was one of the worst ghost calls I've ever seen. And it absolutely ended comeback hopes.

ih8music
09-26-2011, 06:32 PM
It was a bad call, but not entirely a phantom call. Pause the video right after the kick is off and you see #21 in contact with a a packer around the 30. Looks like he's (barely) holding on to his shoulder pad for a half second. That's what the ref called - he was just slow releasing the flag (looks like he double-clutched the throw). Still a bad call, IMO - but not as phantom as the idiots in the booth made it seem.

a little google & found this pic of the hold:
http://i.imgur.com/6GsMW.jpg

Sponge Bong Beer Pants
09-27-2011, 03:40 AM
Yeah.. I dunno. I mean I def. could see a hold or two near the 20 /30 on the kickoff.... fucking sucks b/c that was a sick ass fake by Hester and a sweet RB by Knox. I guess it is what it is. Agreed, not as phantom as they made it seem. I didn't see the game, play or call, but replay posted here, I could def. see some grabbing.

dw13
09-27-2011, 10:12 AM
Meh.

Sponge Bong Beer Pants
10-12-2011, 07:37 PM
Matt Forte is in beast mode. Give the kid his money, yo!

b_illin
12-15-2011, 02:05 PM
http://www.thestar.com/sports/football/nfl/article/1102548--bears-receiver-arrested-after-allegedly-seeking-1-000-pounds-of-marijuana

I can't even fathom moving 1000lbs of pot EVERY week! (that's 16,000 ounces...a week!)

Snipes16
12-15-2011, 03:21 PM
http://www.thestar.com/sports/football/nfl/article/1102548--bears-receiver-arrested-after-allegedly-seeking-1-000-pounds-of-marijuana

I can't even fathom moving 1000lbs of pot EVERY week! (that's 16,000 ounces...a week!)

Cmon Bill, thats a slow month for your consumption :lol:

b_illin
12-15-2011, 03:56 PM
Cmon Bill, thats a slow month for your consumption :lol:

Haha :lol:

(I'm thinking I've smoked maybe 1/80(ish) of that over the years...and that's being generous)

Kyle
12-15-2011, 04:42 PM
If you've truly smoked your ass off for 20-30 years you've smoked 10-20 pounds to your own head in your lifetime...20 years will smoke you about 15 pounds to your head if you're an every day guy, with infinite variables of course...

1000 lbs/week is an absurdly high amount on par with region-wide mass-scale drug operations. This guy had some serious business lined up that makes an NFL salary look hilariously small.

b_illin
12-15-2011, 05:22 PM
if you've truly smoked your ass off for 20-30 years you've smoked 10-20 pounds to your own head in your lifetime...20 years will smoke you about 15 pounds to your head if you're an every day guy, with infinite variables of course...

1000 lbs/week is an absurdly high amount on par with region-wide mass-scale drug operations. this guy had some serious business lined up that makes an nfl salary look hilariously small.

serious!!
(I'd go bigger but that's the largest font I have to choose from...1000lbs/week would make him a kingpin!)

Kyle
12-16-2011, 06:11 PM
Hahaha yeah, I wonder if he legit had that much business lined up or if he just wanted to rob the cop or something. You'd just think somebody THAT huge would know better than to be randomly asking a potential undercover for tens of millions of dollars worth of product.

Doctego
12-16-2011, 06:32 PM
I'll be interested to see what NFL players are on his customer list when he starts singing.

phaneuf6
12-16-2011, 07:36 PM
Rumor that Vick is on the list.. that would spell trouble.

b_illin
12-17-2011, 03:31 PM
http://chicago.cbslocal.com/2011/12/15/source-hurd-provided-drugs-to-other-nfl-players/

He was apparently willing to pay $25k/KG for the blow (sounds about right) and $450/lb of weed...that must be the shittiest weed ever at that price....even if you are buying 1000lbs/week!

Kyle
12-18-2011, 01:30 PM
Yeah, thats some serious serious low-grade