WATCH: Nick Folk appears to have inherited Roberto Aguayo's curse

It may be that the Tampa Bay Buccaneers kicking position is cursed. In the team’s first extra point attempt since releasing Roberto Aguayo, Nick Folk, the man who won the job, was blocked. Certainly, the line shares some blame for a blocked PAT. But that was a low kick. Predictably, the world of Twitter reacted strongly to the miss. The Bucs are now 0-for-2 in PAT’s this preseason.
Via Sportsnaut
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Don't expect too much from rebuilding 49ers

The San Francisco 49ers are in it for the long haul. After spending the last couple years flapping around in the wind, the 49ers finally found a long-term plan this offseason. And it doesn’t seem that bad.New general manager John Lynch was an unorthodox hire, but so far he seems to know what he’s doing. Lynch fleeced the Chicago Bears on draft night, getting a treasure trove...
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John Fox and the Chicago Bears facing a way-too-early QB controversy

With the additions of quarterbacks Mike Glennon and Mitch Trubisky over the offseason, many took the move as a sign of disarray and confusion opposed one of solid strategy. Experts all over the country were calling for general manager Ryan Pace’s head, claiming the transactions were sacrificing too much for too little. In the case of former Tampa Bay Bucanneer Mike Glennon, the...
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Mike Glennon reportedly strong favorite to be Week 1 starter

Despite struggling to the tune of 2-of-8 passing for 20 yards in the team’s preseason opener, Mike Glennon will likely be the Chicago Bears’ Week 1 starter.Head coach John Fox indicated following Glennon’s disastrous performance that the Bears’ depth chart remains unchanged. This came after the free agent signing threw a pick-six and boasted a zero quarterback rating in the...
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WATCH: Roberto Aguayo learns of release by Bucs on 'Hard Knocks'

HBO’s “Hard Knocks” takes sports fans behind the scenes and shows them what really takes place behind closed doors during training camp.Viewers are given access that is very rare nowadays. They get to see what takes place by management and the coaching staff inside each respective team facility. That’s the main reason many teams aren’t interested in participating in the...
Via The Sports Daily
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Bucs GM ‘owning up to’ mistake of Roberto Aguayo draft pick

Tampa Bay Buccaneers general manager Jason Licht was widely derided and mocked for trading up to select a kicker, Roberto Aguayo, with the No. 59 overall pick of the 2016 NFL Draft. It only got worse when Aguayo proved ineffective.With Aguayo now released due to his maddening inconsistency and missed kicks, Licht could only say that he was “owning up” to making a bad move....
Via Larry Brown Sports
3 days ago  |  Discuss

John Fox compares Trubisky hype to Tebowmania

Chicago Bears rookie quarterback Mitchell Trubisky has been a big focus of the team’s training camp — so much so, in fact, that it reminded coach John Fox of another young quarterback who got a ton of attention.Fox said Sunday that the hype surrounding Trubisky reminded him of his first camp as Denver Broncos coach in 2011, when a young quarterback named Tim Tebow was vying for...
Via Larry Brown Sports
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Chicago Bears Linebacker Preview

In a 3-4 defense, you can never have too many linebackers. Based on injuries the past few years, the Bears can attest to that statement. If the core linebackers can stay healthy, the linebacker unit may end up being the strength of the Bears defense. Outside Linebackers The four outside linebackers the Bears will rely on heavily will be Pernell McPhee, Lamaar Houston, Willie Young...
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Mitch Trubisky looks like franchise QB in Bears debut

Do you believe in love at first sight? I fell head over heels in love with new Chicago Bears quarterback Mitch Trubisky Thursday night while watching him play against the Denver Broncos during Chicago’s first preseason game.I know it’s only an exhibition game. And I understand he was playing against a bunch of players who will likely go on to careers outside of football when...
Via The Sports Post
5 days ago  |  Discuss

The Sports Post Weekly Quiz: Trubisky, Dodgers, and More!

Welcome to this week’s quiz, brought to you by The Sports Post, where we pick your brain with current events! Were you paying attention to Mitch Trubisky’s NFL debut? What about those smoking hot Los Angeles Dodgers? NCAA Football is right around the corner too! Plus, the Little League World Series has some of the best young diamond players battling it out.Questions on these...
Via The Sports Post
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Takeaways from the Chicago Bears first preseason game

Football is officially back. It’s only preseason, which is essentially a glorified practice, but the Chicago Bears looked good. The Bears did lose, 24-17, to the Denver Broncos, but preseason record doesn’t matter. The Bears went 1-3 in 1985, that team went on to win the Super Bowl, the winless 2008 Detroit Lions went 4-0. The Bears shined in some areas and fell flat in others...
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Dolphins fan improvises to add Cutler to QB jersey collection

The Miami Dolphins have lured Jay Cutler out of retirement to play quarterback in the wake of Ryan Tannehill’s knee injury. The somewhat surprising move has left one Dolphins fan in a conundrum regarding the accuracy of his sizable collection of jerseys documenting the team’s laundry list of recent quarterbacks.The Dolphins fan in question took to Twitter to bemoan how he lacks...
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9 days ago  |  Discuss

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