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  • Hanie killed the Bears, but not all hope

    Hanie killed the Bears, but not all hope
    Caleb Hanie was bad. Awful. Sometimes egregiously horrible. But then, what’d you expect from a guy who hadn’t thrown a pass all season? Hanie threw three interceptions and so many other bad passes against the Raiders. High, wide, low, you...
  • Hanie's deal: Wise up or sit down

    Hanie's deal: Wise up or sit down
    I’d love to pound Mike Martz for arrogant myopia, from that silly throwback screen in the red zone to keeping the backup quarterback out of game-plan meetings. But Caleb Hanie and at least one of his receivers were worse than the offensive...
  • If Martz wants Hanie, he has to go through Cutler first

    If Martz wants Hanie, he has to go through Cutler first
    Caleb Hanie was understandably respectful Wednesday. Mike Martz knows better than he does, Hanie said of the plays he is asked to execute, three of which turned into interceptions. Jay Cutler, meanwhile, was remarkably protective of the player...
  • Quick someone tell Martz to Hanie-proof the Bears

    I love the job Mike Tice has done --- has usually done --- but the offensive line coach's blocking schemes and players are absolutely useless against 3-4 schemes. Or if it's not the schemes, then it's the way they're taught because the linemen don't...
  • Angelo should retire before Hanie's offense gets him fired

    Angelo should retire before Hanie's offense gets him fired
    The Bears’ offensive game plan was nearly perfect against Denver on Sunday. The Bears did everything to prevent Caleb Hanie from doing something stupid. Mike Martz figured it out. After saying he wanted to be more aggressive, the pass-happy...
  • Firing on Bears who need to be fired

    Firing on Bears who need to be fired
    The part of the Bears’ season with any meaning is over. Which means the Bears’ firing season can begin. Can we start with Caleb Hanie and Jerry Angelo? Pretty please? In a game where the Bears’ starting quarterback threw three...
  • Bears eliminated from playoffs with loss to Packers

    Bears eliminated from playoffs with loss to Packers
    GREEN BAY — It wasn't too long ago, back when the Bears were trying to make a go of it with Rex Grossman, that a high-ranking team official said just wait, the balance of power in the NFC North would shift once Brett Favre retired. Well, the future...
  • The lesson from Josh McHanie

    The lesson from Josh McHanie
    I’ve been waiting for a “gotcha,’’ but I guess it’s true and official: Bears coach Lovie Smith named Josh McCown to lose to the Packers on Christmas night. Smith admitted he hasn’t seen a lot from McCown, and what&...
  • NFL playoffs reveal more reasons to fire Lovie

    One thing we learned from this weekend’s NFL playoff games: Lovie Smith was lucky he didn’t get the Jerry Angelo treatment. Angelo was fired after somebody finally looked at his lousy draft history and failure to insure the most important...
  • Tice's exit would just add to the Bears' sitcom

    Tice's exit would just add to the Bears' sitcom
    If Mike Tice leaves to coach the Oakland Raiders,the Bears would have all kinds of bad news. Or, looking at it another way, the Bears would have all kinds of typical Bears news. The Bears thought they were looking for just a passing game coordinator/...
  • Good news: No Cutler F-bombs at new QB coach

    Good news: No Cutler F-bombs at new QB coach
    Jeremy Bates figures to be the Bears’ passing game chief with the title of quarterbacks coach, sort of opposite the way that Phil Emery seems to be the chief scout with the title of general manager. The most obvious thing that makes this a terrific...