Posts Tagged ‘Jerry Angelo’

Former Bears GM Angelo Takes a Shot at Cutler for ‘Lack of Poise’

Former Bears GM Jerry Angelo was responsible for trading Kyle Orton and two second-round picks and a third-round pick to the Broncos for Jay Cutler. Angelo gave an assessment of Cutler recently to via Rick Morrissey of the Chicago Sun Times. “Has the physical tools, but inconsistent, particularly in the clutch, mostly due to […]

Smith Says He’s Not Shocked at the Firing of Jerry Angelo

Bears coach Lovie Smith met with the media at the NFL Combine Thursday for the first time after the Bears fired general manager Jerry Angelo. “As far as surprised, I mean, we know in our profession what’s at stake always and changes can happen at any time,” Smith said according to Brad Biggs of the […]

Bears Request Permission To Interview Eric DeCosta

Bears have requested permission to interview Ravens Director of Player Personnel Eric DeCosta, ESPN’s Adam Schefter reports. The Bears fired longtime general manager Jerry Angelo earlier this week. There is a bit of a bad blood between the Ravens and Bears organizations, with the Bears failing to notify the league of a trade during the […]

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Bears Fire GM Jerry Angelo

The Chicago Bears have relieved general manager Jerry Angelo of his duties, ESPN’s Chris Mortensen reports. Angelo joined the Bears in 2001 after spending fourteen seasons as the Tampa Bay Buccaneers’ Director of Player Personnel. The Bears won a division title in Angelo’s first season at the helm and have made three trips to the playoffs […]

Thoughts On Olin Kreutz; Day Two Training Camp Update

Middle Man No Longer In Chicago On Thursday, the Bears offered a one-year contract worth $3 million to Olin, who countered, with a one-year deal worth $5 million.  In return, on Saturday, the Bears offered a final one-year, $4 million ultimatum which Olin didn’t take – causing the Bears to replace him with former Seahawks […]

When Will Bears Address WR Position?

Are Bears Zeroing In On Baldwin? One league source proclaimed the Bears have put in major work targeting Pitt wide receiver Jon Baldwin, despite GM Jerry Angelo giving us this, ‘‘I just don’t want to overrate the position.’’  Let’s not give our franchise QB and most important player too strong of a supporting cast. ‘‘Yeah, […]

Answers to the 7 biggest offseason questions facing Bears

Coming within a touchdown of a Super Bowl appearance and with their core players locked up for the immediate future, the Bears are in about as good of position roster-wise as any contender next year. But as the loss to the Packers proved, the team needs help to get over the hump. With a talented […]

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