Found October 30, 2013 on Football Nation:
This firing of Lovie Smith was demanded by Chicago Bears fans and a surprise to the league after finishing with a 10-6 season in 2012.  Smith had developed a profound defense but could not establish an offense that could carry into the playoffs. But to his credit he led the Bears to NFC division titles and a Super Bowl appearance in 2006.  However, one of his main goals in the beginning was to beat the Green Bay Packers.That has not been the case with new coach, Marc Trestman.  He knew he was going to have to reconstruct an already confused and dysfunctional offense under three different systems; Turner, Martz and Tice. He has never once vowed to beat a certain team. His focus was to get the Bears players to work together as a team of brothers with a passion to make plays.  It was already predicted by so-called sports experts that he would not be able to “fix” Cutler and start the season with a winning record.  His secret was developing a relationship with quarterback Jay Cutler and...

Julius Peppers done in Chicago after this season?

There’s a good chance the Chicago Bears will move on from defensive Julius Peppers next season. With Peppers about to turn 34 years old and the fact that he only has one sack this season so far simply doesn’t help his case,  since he’s scheduled to earn $13.9 million in 2014. has some more details regarding Peppers’ contract. Treating Peppers as a post...

QB Jay Cutler's return from groin injury could be sooner than expected

Chicago Bears coach Marc Trestman isn't counting injured QB Jay Cutler  out for an earlier than expected return to the field. Expected to miss at least four weeks because of a torn groin muscle, Cutler hopes to be back sooner.

Brandon Meriweather calls Brandon Marshall a “Woman Beater”

Brandon Marshall and Brandon Meriweather have had a pretty amazing viral argument via the internet in the last two weeks. Marshall said in an interview that Meriweather needs to be kicked out of the NFL. Well Meriweather responded: @ZacBoyer: Meriweather: “He feel like I need to be kicked out of the league? I feel like […]

Chicago Bears at Green Bay Packers: Three Bold Predictions

The Chicago Bears (4-3) will travel north to take on the Green Bay Packers (5-2) with first place on the line.Chicago began the season with a 3-0 record, and all appeared to be going well under the new coaching regime.However, thanks to injuries on both sides of the football, along with a banged up defense, the Bears currently stand at 4-3, and now find themselves battling to remain...

Agent's Take: Julius Peppers among 12 names likely to be cap casualties

NFL player contracts are primarily year-to-year propositions because they aren't fully guaranteed like NBA and MLB contracts. Players are released in each off-season due to the salary cap or because their performances don't justify their salaries. Here's a look at twelve guys with 2014 contracts that could be playing for new teams next year. Julius Peppers (DE)-Chicago...

Will Cutler Return In Time To Play Two Key NFC North Teams?

Chicago Bears quarterback Jay Cutler suffered a torn groin muscle on Oct. 20th when the team lost to the Washington Redskins.  The quarterback was expected to miss at least four weeks, but he remains positive for an earlier return. “That’s my goal,” Cutler said as he addressed the media Tuesday for the first time since his injury. Bears coach Marc Trestman commented on his...

Column: Goodell teaches moms to tackle 'safely'

NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell came to town to teach mothers how to tackle safely. I am not making this up. The event, sponsored by the league and the Chicago Bears, was titled ''Football Safety Clinic for Moms.'' The intent, no doubt, was to ease fears about letting their sons play the game. The timing was nothing if not fortuitous. Last month, studies by researchers...

Hardin waived, caps messy 1st draft for Emery

The Bears have reportedly waived Brandon Hardin, last year’s 3rd-round pick, who is the third of Phil Emery’s first six picks no longer on the team. And then there’s Shea McClellin.

RB Rankings – Week Nine

RB Rankings – Week Nine Eddie Lacy comes in as a top six option this week against a Bears defense that belies its name as a Bears defense. The Bears have been gashed by opposing running backs in recent weeks and they have little to no chance of slowing down Eddie Lacy especially with top linebacker Lance Briggs on the shelf. Start Lacy with confidence and give him a look if you...

Jay Cutler Impregnated Kristin Cavallari – Again

Here we go again with Cuts and Cavs. Smoking Jay Cutler has impregnated his wife – AGAIN – and the guy is injured…

Bears-Packers Preview

The Chicago Bears haven't been able to beat the Green Bay Packers with quarterback Jay Cutler or linebacker Lance Briggs on the field in recent years. Considering the way the Packers have played of late, doing so minus both would appear to present an even greater challenge this year. Prepared to play without two of their leaders, the Bears try to end a six-game losing streak...

Jay Cutler and Kristin Cavallari Pregnant With Baby No. 2

Seems like Nnamdi Asomugha isn’t the only NFL superstar getting busy with his Hollywood wife. Radar Online is reporting that Chicago Bears quarterback Jay Cutler and his reality star wife Kristin Cavallari are pregnant with their second child. The couple already have a son named Camden who just recently turned one in August. In September Cavallari expressed her and her hubby’s...

Week 9 NFL Props: Calvin Johnson betting, Josh McCown in vogue

Calvin Johnson's epic Week 8 game caught the attention of oddsmakers, who pushed up numerous prop bets on Megatron for Week 9. Can the burly wideout surpass 200 yards in a game during teh rest of the season? Oddsmakers set the 'no' bet as a -140 moneyline favorite position. The prop wager on whether he can surpass 2000 yards total in 2013 is also a 'no' position...

Trestman Speak 10/29

Full-text transcript of Bears head coach Marc Trestman’s Tuesday press conference, along with additional quotes from Jay Cutler and Matt Forte.
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