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Posted Tuesday July 23, 2013, About: Yankees close to deal for Soriano
I can only hope that this actually happens. Then the Cubs can finally get the youth movement going in LF.
Posted Saturday January 12, 2013, About: Perfect man for Cutler, Bears (as told by Rich Gannon)
And missed the playoffs five out of the last six years. A head coach who's offenses finished on average 27th in the league. Who couldn't adjust his game plan DURING a game, terrible clock management, and seemingly always challenged a play when after looking at the replay you knew they were going to lose. Lovie was an average coach and that is what you got...average teams.
Posted Sunday December 30, 2012, About: Bears players, assistants have Lovie Smith's back
What loyalty to his coaches!? Dopie Smith has been through what 30+ assistant coaches in his nine years. Players love him because he holds no one accountable for playing like crap! (See Grossman, J. Webb, Benson, and his O-line for the past 5 years.)
Posted Friday September 14, 2012, About: Cameras catch Cutler berating lineman
I agree with you on this on Rascal! I just finished watching the game and nobody blocked...nobody. Webb and K. Davis are just worthless. If I was Cutler and I saw my LT laughing after he just got beat like a red headed stepchild I would have punched him right in the damn mouth. As for Kellen Davis...can't catch, can't block, can't do anything. Just shows how much stupid Dopie Smith and the rest of his idiot are.

Like you said it is just one game, but it still got my blood boiling after watching it.
Posted Thursday August 09, 2012, About: Tice dares Webb to 'step up and mature'
I see the legacy of Jerry Angelo's stupidity is still and will be affecting the Bears for years to come at left tackle. C. Williams already had three strikes on him when he was drafted by Angelo #1 - to soft mentally (not mean enough) #2 - short arms for LT position #3 - medical red flags comming out of college (bad back)

Then there is JWebb....who was a 7th round pick, and now we are finding out doesn't have the fire within or work ethic to prove anybody wrong and show that he belongs or is better than his draft position reflects.

Angelo's poor drafts and personnel choices will continue to hamstring this franchise for years to come.
Posted Thursday June 21, 2012, About: Woodson rips Cowboys D: 'Garbage at tackling'
But in reality most don't. Hell, G. McCoy (DT) of the Bucs was recently quoted as saying in his years of playing football nobody really taught him how to tackle, he simply relied on him being so much better than everybody else. McCoy thinks that one of his injuries (a torn biceps) was cause due to poor tackling fundementals.

Now I'm telling you if the NFL was really serious about player safety, they should have each team having to practice twice a week for a short time on proper tackling form. This would cut down on the idiots that lead with their head, less head shots, and just less injuries all around for all the players.
Posted Wednesday June 20, 2012, About: Woodson rips Cowboys D: 'Garbage at tackling'
Lovie Smith ripped into a player about poor tackling? Is this the same Lovie that does not even practice or teach proper tackling technics to his players?
Posted Thursday June 07, 2012, About: Skirmish breaks out at Saints OTAs
And the wheels begin to fall off
Posted Monday April 23, 2012, About: Lions worried about Best?
Best just needs to walk away before he does any more damage to his mellon. If there are still medical or even moral/ethical questions about putting him back on the field, then don't. Tell him you tried but for your future health you need to walk away while you still can remember your own name. It's a damn shame too, cuz I thought he had real talent to be an excellent back for the Lions.
Posted Wednesday December 14, 2011, About: Pujols' wife blasts Cards
$26 million per year for the next five years is an insult!? That woman needs to **** and go pound sand! I can't believe that players or their immediate close circle (wives, agents, or family) are so stupid to drop a comment like that with everyday Joe's struggling to make it from paycheck to paycheck in today's economy.
Posted Wednesday November 02, 2011, About: Forte: Bears are OK grinding me into a pulp
Forte is right, the Bears are content to just use him up until nothing is left. I feel sorry for Forte because he will never receive the payout he deserves. Due to the CBA the Bears can franchise him for the next two years, now that can be alot of money but not the long term security he is looking for.

When those two years are up he will be 27 going on 28, with six years of heavy duty pounding. Now at that age and mileage, most NFL RB's production starts to take a nose dive. (With the few exceptions: Payton, Smith, Allen, and C. Martin) At this point most teams will not sign Forte to the long term, big money contract he is looking for.
Posted Sunday October 02, 2011, About: Stalled stadium pushing Vikings closer to LA?
I'm sorry, but if Ziggy is smart enough to build the fortune that he has...then he is smart enough to figure out how to build himself a new stadium for his business. The days of tax payers chipping in to pay for stadiums are over. I would hate to see the fans in Minnesota lose the Vikings but I can see the why the politicians are stalling/not giving in to ransom demands of Ziggy.
Posted Tuesday May 03, 2011, About: Ravens still irked at Bears
"The deal was not consummated," "A deal is not a deal until I talk to Joel Bussert, and I never talked to Joel Bussert." - Ozzie Newsome during the 2003 NFL draft.

Source: http://sportsillustrated.cnn.com/football/2003/draft/news/2003/04/26/vikings_dr aft_ap/

Mr. Biscotti, should remember what his own GM did and ****!
Posted Friday March 04, 2011, About: Why Gallery, Raiders are parting ways
Seeing what the Bears passed as guards this season, Gallery would probably be an upgrade too.
Posted Thursday March 03, 2011, About: Hasselbeck rejects Seahawks offer
Where does he think he is going to go? A injury prone QB on the wrong side of 35....not many team will start him or give him the money he is looking for.
Posted Thursday March 03, 2011, About: Who started Cubs fight?
It's already falling apart...should have hired Ryno!
Posted Tuesday February 22, 2011, About: At long last, Smith shows some love for Cutler
Can't do it. Angelo is a idoit when it comes to identifying talent even in his own backyard....Romo from Eastern Illinois, Bart Scott from Southern Illinois, Michael Turner from Northern Illinois. And can anyone name a single offensive lineman that Angelo has drafted that has actually turned out to be worth a damn? Oh wait you can because Angelo has only drafted what? four? five? maybe in nine years running the Bears draft.
Posted Tuesday February 22, 2011, About: At long last, Smith shows some love for Cutler
Only a month too late. Just enough time for everybody to forget what a horrible coaching job Dopie did during the NFC Championship game.
Posted Thursday February 17, 2011, About: Vikes not interested in TCF alternative
Yep, no way does the state of Minnesota pony up the dough to help Zigy pay for a new stadium in this economy.

Vikings...welcome to your new home in Los Angeles.
Posted Tuesday February 15, 2011, About: Newton to Bills at No. 3?
This might be a good place to go. Newton can sit behind Fitz for a year or two (ala Carson Palmer/Aaron Rodgers) and have time to get his footwork and reads down before taking the reins. From everything I've read so far, the kid has a good work ethic. Which will sit well in a town like Buffalo.
Posted Friday February 11, 2011, About: Mending the Metrodome won't be enough
I agree...so say hello to the L.A. Vikings!

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