CONTENT TYPES

FILTER BY DATE

    • From
    • To

SEARCH TOOLS

23 results for "jeremy bates"

Page of 1
  1. BBAO: Lions coaching Senior Bowl (again)

    Kevin Seifert

    We're Black and Blue All Over: Here's a good news/bad news development for the Detroit Lions. The good news is their coaching staff will manage one of the two Senior Bowl teams for the second time in four seasons. The bad news? Well, it's the same...

    Blog | January 04, 2013
  2. Free Head Exam: Chicago Bears

    Kevin Seifert

    After the Chicago Bears' 21-14 loss to the Minnesota Vikings, here are three issues that merit further examination: Quarterback Jay Cutler said during his ESPN 1000 radio show that his stiff neck shouldn't keep him out of next Sunday's game again...

    Blog | December 10, 2012
  3. Free Head Exam: Chicago Bears

    Kevin Seifert

    After the Chicago Bears' 13-7 victory over the Detroit Lions, here are three issues that merit further examination: I thought it was interesting to see defensive coordinator Rod Marinelli beef up his blitz packages against the Lions, who for the ...

    Blog | October 23, 2012
  4. Previewing preseason Week 1

    Kevin Seifert

    In which we look ahead to NFC North preseason football over the next two days. (A separate post on the Green Bay Packers' Thursday night turn on ESPN is right here.) Chicago Bears Opponent: Denver Broncos Location: Soldier Field Day/Time: Thur...

    Blog | August 09, 2012
  5. BBAO: Bill Musgrave gets fired up

    Kevin Seifert

    We're Black and Blue All Over: Minnesota Vikings offensive coordinator Bill Musgrave comes across as your classic mild-mannered schemer, the kind whose brief and measured conversation suggests a man whose mind is always focused on the next play ca...

    Blog | August 08, 2012
  6. Camp Confidential: Chicago Bears

    Kevin Seifert

    BOURBONNAIS, Ill. -- Summer visitors to Olivet Nazarene University are greeted by navy blue banners promoting the Chicago Bears' training camp. Bears logos are plastered all around town. Marquees invite the hungry and thirsty to patronize local estab...

    Blog | July 30, 2012
  7. CampTour'12: Bears Day 2

    Kevin Seifert

    BOURBONNAIS, Ill. -- Let's roll through some thoughts and observations after watching the Chicago Bears' second training-camp practice: One of the prettiest plays in 1-on-1 drills came when receiver Earl Bennett hauled in a long pass down the ri...

    Blog | July 27, 2012
  8. CampTour'12: Mike Tice as O-manager

    Kevin Seifert

    BOURBONNAIS, Ill. -- It shouldn't be this difficult. Finding Mike Tice on a football field should be easy. Just look up and listen. Tice stands 6-foot-8 and has a deep voice he employs liberally during practices. It's hard to miss. So on the openi...

    Blog | July 27, 2012
  9. BBAO: Everson Griffen prepping as a LB

    Kevin Seifert

    We're Black and Blue All Over: Tom Pelissero of 1500ESPN.com culled an interesting nugget this week: Minnesota Vikings coaches have told third-year player Everson Griffen that he will be a linebacker when training camp opens later this month. I...

    Blog | July 10, 2012
  10. Biggest improvements in NFC North

    Kevin Seifert

    SportsCenter's divisional analysis moves to the NFC North on Tuesday night (ESPN2, 7 p.m. ET). We've already discussed our most versatile players as well as potential breakout players, so let's give our television pals a pre-show primer on the bigge...

    Blog | June 19, 2012
  11. BBAO: Earl Bennett in the Eddie Royal role

    Kevin Seifert

    We're Black and Blue All Over: The Chicago Bears' re-creation of the Denver Broncos' 2008 offense includes the quarterback (Jay Cutler), the primary receiver (Brandon Marshall) and one of the key assistant coaches (Jeremy Bates). But who will play...

    Blog | June 14, 2012
  12. Bears: The Jay Cutler offense

    Kevin Seifert

    Our friends at ESPNChicago.com spent a good part of Tuesday inspecting the nature and progress of the Chicago Bears' new offense. A few things to point out: The Bears haven't spent much time this offseason on their running game, given the NFL's st...

    Blog | June 12, 2012
  13. Busy news day at Bears OTA

    Kevin Seifert

    Dozens of reporters descended Wednesday on the Chicago Bears' practice field for the first open organized team activity (OTA) of the 2012 offseason. Quarterback Jay Cutler was among those who spoke afterwards, and I thought I would run through a numb...

    Blog | May 23, 2012
  14. BBAO: Brian Urlacher's long recovery

    Kevin Seifert

    We're Black and Blue All Over: Chicago Bears linebacker Brian Urlacher confirmed Tuesday night that he isn't likely to participate in organized team activities (OTAs) -- and probably not veteran minicamp, either -- as he rehabilitates a sprained k...

    Blog | May 23, 2012
  15. BBAO: Rookie camps complete

    Kevin Seifert

    We're Black and Blue All Over: Good morning. Three rookie minicamps over the weekend leaves us with more local links than a person has the right to expect on the second Monday in May. In this post, I've tried to pick out the highlights. Many of th...

    Blog | May 14, 2012
  16. Anything else, Mr. Cutler?

    Kevin Seifert

    Let's take a moment to review. As the Chicago Bears' offense collapsed last season, then-injured quarterback Jay Cutler made a nuanced plea for schematic continuity without directly endorsing the return of offensive coordinator Mike Martz. A mo...

    Blog | March 13, 2012