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Re: 2012 Chicago Bears
« Reply #30 on: January 09, 2012, 02:31:38 pm »
yeah, they have a pretty good OL, RB's and a QB they can win some games with.
They also have 2 pretty good TE's in Olsen and Shockey.
With another WR and some help on D, they'll get better.

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Re: 2012 Chicago Bears
« Reply #31 on: January 09, 2012, 04:07:23 pm »
Could always switch to watching the weather channel or something


LOL!!

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Re: 2012 Chicago Bears
« Reply #32 on: January 09, 2012, 04:08:40 pm »
Sh!t, I'm a fukking Bears fan, have been my whole life, and I'll die a Bears fan..

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Re: 2012 Chicago Bears
« Reply #33 on: January 09, 2012, 04:19:53 pm »
Maybe it's just me, but from what I saw of the caliber of play in the wildcard games, I find the Bears' prospects quite discouraging.  We are well behind the curve in both talent and coaching, and it seems like we're falling farther behind the elite NFC teams every year.  At full strength, the Bears MIGHT have been able to make a better showing against the Giants than the Falcons did, but every other team in the NFC playoff field appears to be noticeably superior to us.  More playmakers (especially on offense, where it really matters these days), more focus, fewer mistakes, better coaching, etc.

If the Bears don't significantly improve themselves this offseason...  especially at WR, OL and coaching...  I'm afraid it could be years before we're in the playoff conversation again. 
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Re: 2012 Chicago Bears
« Reply #34 on: January 09, 2012, 04:38:29 pm »
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Re: 2012 Chicago Bears
« Reply #35 on: January 09, 2012, 04:45:38 pm »
From a personnel perspective, I really think that this year's draft and FA activity will determine whether we get back to the playoffs next year, or go into a 3-5 year playoff drought where we'll be struggling to make it to .500 in any given year.

Without some new blood and a more much more competitive scheme on defense, we are gonna need an offense that can score 30 or 35 points on demand just to stay in games.  And since we are miles away from that kind of offense in either scheme or talent, well...   

Suffice to say that a toady hack like Tim Ruskell is not the guy you want calling the shots in an offseason that's this critical.  Lovie, Tice and the rest had best be praying he doesn't get the gig cause they're all dead men walking if he's buying the groceries.
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Re: 2012 Chicago Bears
« Reply #36 on: January 09, 2012, 04:57:24 pm »
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Re: 2012 Chicago Bears
« Reply #37 on: January 09, 2012, 06:30:16 pm »
I read this in the Dr office this afternoon. I think the Bears WR could use this.

http://sportsillustrated.cnn.com/vault/article/magazine/MAG1193455/index.htm

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Re: 2012 Chicago Bears
« Reply #38 on: January 09, 2012, 07:40:53 pm »
We don't need much to make us competitive while we've still got some older talent. But the window is very much closing fast. THIS year...we need a top wideout drafted and one via FA, same with OL and draft a good corner or get one via FA. Now IF we get JUST this, we will be in it next season. We've got the tools at QB, for the most part on DL if they're not on the field all game, secondary is so so but heck even the top teams are getting burned bad on defense, so we need a productive offense. We've got a great running game with plenty of depth...unless they get stupid and drain us there,too. We get that help, even just some of that help, we can be back in it.

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Re: 2012 Chicago Bears
« Reply #39 on: January 10, 2012, 06:22:36 am »

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Re: 2012 Chicago Bears
« Reply #40 on: January 10, 2012, 07:59:07 am »
Did any of you watch the BCS Championship last night?

That Bama defense...  just wow.  I haven't seen a crew like that since...  well...  the 85 Bears.

I'll take their DC for the Bears please, and he can bring 3 or 4 of his players with, too.   8)

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Re: 2012 Chicago Bears
« Reply #41 on: January 10, 2012, 09:25:08 am »
Funny you should bring that up. The sportscasters down here were comparing them to the 85 Bears defense.  "you simply were not going to score on them".
What happened?  Oh yeah. The McCaskeys. Enjoy your money you effete losers.  Even today, their faces scream, "take my lunch money and give me a swirly".

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Re: 2012 Chicago Bears
« Reply #42 on: January 10, 2012, 10:34:36 am »
Rams are interviewing GM candidates from the Titans and Falcons.

Bears are interviewing...  no one.

Ridiculous.

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Re: 2012 Chicago Bears
« Reply #43 on: January 10, 2012, 10:38:05 am »
For those compelled there is an article in the sun times about butt buddy that is nothing more than a paid press release. I can't bring myself to even post it. There are no interviews. Why should they? They got their man.  Watch him bring Angelo back as a "consultant".

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Re: 2012 Chicago Bears
« Reply #44 on: January 10, 2012, 10:39:20 am »
Good, honest analysis of the Bears DL this past year.

http://discussions.chicagotribune.com/20/chinews/chi-bears-analysis-defensive-line-disappointed-20120110/10

Bottom line, for the amount of dollars and draft picks invested the past several years, the unit underperformed.  I had high hopes after the dominant opening game against the Falcons, but for most of the rest of the season it was too few and far between as far as the DL playing a major positive role for the Bears.  If you're sub-par on the front 4 and the back 4, very few defensive systems are going to work consistently no matter how good your LBs are -- and even more so LoviNelli's system. 
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