Posts tagged Mike Martz

Angelo, Martz Out In Chicago

Jerry Angelo

Chicago Bears general manager Jerry Angelo has been canned and offensive coordinator Mike Martz has resigned. Coach Lovie Smith will get to keep his job, but the times they are a changin’ in Chicago.

The Bickering Has Started In Chicago

Jay Cutler

Frustrations are starting to boil over in Chicago, where the Bears are solidly mediocre. Jay Cutler doesn’t like Mike Martz, the local media doesn’t like Cutler and Lance Briggs doesn’t like management. Implosion forthcoming?

Clusterfuck Update 7/27: Free Agent Deals And Kolb To Cardinals

Kevin Kolb

Although teams can’t begin signing free agents until Friday, this is the second day they could negotiate with them. Several clubs took advantage and reached agreements with players. The Green Bay Packers jumped into the fray by reaching an agreement with Mason Crosby. Here are today’s developments that could impact the Packers’ quest to repeat […]

Predictons: Packers vs. Bears

Steffen: It’s hard for me to say this, but I think Packer nation just has to accept it — the Chicago Bears are better than they were last year. They are a different, more confident team. They are playing faster on a defense that features a refurbished Brian Urlacher and the freakish abilities of Julius […]

Should The Packers Be Preparing For Shootouts?

Much has been made of the games the Green Bay Packers lost to the Minnesota Vikings and Pittsburgh Steelers, as well as the playoff loss to the Arizona Cardinals, last season. The main culprit in those losses was the Packers’ pass coverage, or lack thereof. The Packers could have improved the area in the offseason […]

Chicago Bears Settle For Mike Martz

Mike Martz

The spin machine is working overtime in Chicago where the Bears have hired former St. Louis Rams coach Mike Martz as their offensive coordinator. The disaster that is the Chicago Bears organization tells it like this: Martz was the Bears first choice all along and the only one offered the job. In reality, the Bears […]

Cleaning House In Chicago

Well, the Chicago Bears were too cheap to fire coach Lovie Smith after all, but they did do plenty of house cleaning on Tuesday. First, let’s address Smith. He’s under contract for two more years at a total of $11 million. Despite going 23-25 in the past three seasons, including 7-9 this season, the Bears […]