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Halfway Point

Well, the Bears have a week off and we are halfway through the season, so it is probably a good time to see what we have cooking so far this year at Halas Hall.

Our defense is, well, improving.  You can certainly see a sense of urgency in the play of Kyle Fuller since this is his contract year.  The line is stout with Hicks leading the way and overall, we seem to be more aggressive and hard hitting.  The loss of Freeman for a while due to his PED bust hurts but honestly we aren’t likely going anywhere soon so in the big picture, who cares.  I am happy to see improvement in any fashion and I don’t think I would get too many arguments on this point.  Elite, no.  Improved, yes.

On offense it has been interesting to see Tittiesss start out this year.  He is making some rookie mistakes, but that is expected.  He does make some great throws and it is cool to see what a fresh arm can do.  The problem is that his line is so bad that he only has one second to work with most of the time and then he is under duress.  A rookie under duress = mistakes.  But he will learn.  The early take I have is that he will be just fine, if we don’t get him killed.

Grabowski has NOBODY to throw the ball to.  I don’t think it will be any secret that the Bears will be using several picks in the next draft on WR’s.  And our O line is, typically, terrible.  Boy do we have running back covered though.  Howard and Cohen are a fantastic tandem.

Special teams have been very Un-special, with several gaffes that have cost us points.  I assume our special teams coach will be looking for work after this year.

Speaking of people getting fired, barring some miraculous finish, I am going to assume Fox and Friends are dead men walking – well, at least Fox himself.  I have a feeling this has all been set up by Pace so he keeps his job (look at our improvement, George, if I just had a real coach blah blah).  But what do I know.  At 3-5 we are sitting better than I thought we would be at this point and if we finish at 7-9 or 8-8, who knows, they might give everyone another shot.

I believe that although we still have so much work to to, that the overall trend is UP, which is refreshing from past years where we all knew what was going to happen every single game.

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Eddie Royal and Will Sutton Gone

The Bears cut Eddie Royal and Will Sutton. Royal was simply a place holder at receiver for a bit. Sutton was our third rounder in 2014. Of that 2014 draft, deftly executed by that genius Phil Emery, the Bears now have left:

Kyle Fuller (likely on his way out soon)
Ka deem Carey (placeholder running back)
Pat O Donnell (punter)

If anyone ever wonders why the Bears suck, this is the reason.

Kyle Fuller On His Way Out

The Bears declined the 5th year option on Kyle Fuller. I predict he won’t even make it to camp, sealing his fate as just the next in a series of first round busts for the Bears.

2014 Draft

This week we heard the news of Ego Ferguson getting cut. He was our second round pick in the 2014 draft, Phil Emery’s last with the Bears. Let’s take a stroll down memory lane and look at the 2014 draft.

Round 1 – Kyle Fuller (still on team)
Round 2 – Ego Ferguson (cut)
Round 3 – Will Sutton (still on team)
Round 4 – Ka’deem Carey (still on team)
Round 4 – Brock Vereen (cut)
Round 5 – none
Round 6 – David Fales (practice squad)
Round 6 – Pat O’Donnell (still on team)
Round 7 – Charles Leno Jr. (still on team)

I imagine with our free agent signings that Fuller is probably on his way out the door. Sutton is a contributor as well as Carey at times. O’Donnell is a decent punter for us. The rest are garbage. This is why Emery got fired and also why the Bears are a laughingstock. When you produce year after year of failed drafts, it simply catches up with you. You need solid contributors especially in the early rounds or the rest of the league just passes you by as your current players age.