| Jul 25, 2013
| 5:53 PM
Until the Bears beat the Bengals in the Sept. 8 opener at Soldier Field, there's no call for a victory parade. No cause for celebration.
Regardless, I consider the first two days of Camp Trestman a "win."
Before Marc Trestman outlined — in...
| Jul 23, 2013
| 5:52 PM
When it comes to blending excitement with gloom over sports teams, no place does it better than Chicago.
So our town is in somewhat of a frenzy over the start of Bears' camp Friday at Olivet Nazarene in Bourbonnais, which most apparently expect to...
| Jun 12, 2013
| 5:35 PM
There were no trumpets or bright lights welcoming the seventh pick of the 2008 draft when he unassumingly walked out to minicamp practice wearing a gray, long-sleeved T-shirt Wednesday.
The expectations for Sedrick Ellis with the Bears are not what they...
| Jun 11, 2013
| 5:47 PM
Gabe Carimi would have been the big story at Bears minicamp Tuesday if he had still been a Bear. Instead, he was the big story at Bucs minicamp.
It would be easy to explain away Gabe Carimi's short and disappointing Bears career by saying he was not...
| Jun 14, 2013
| 6:20 AM
Jay Cutler said the new offense will take three years to learn, but he only gets two max if he underperforms, right? -- @DreddRunner, from Twitter
I think if Cutler underperforms, I think he gets one year, no more. And really that’s all Marc...
| Jul 26, 2012
Jonathan Vilma's restraining order hearing in federal court Thursday produced no decision from U.S. District Judge Ginger Berrigan.
The suspended Saints linebacker and defensive captain is hoping to get an injunction granted so he can play while his...
| Jul 26, 2012
| 8:11 PM
The Saints opened summer camp Thursday with some brief but noticeable absences.
Linebackers Scott Shanle and Jonathan Casillas, defensive tackle Sedrick Ellis, safety Roman Harper and assistant head coach Joe Vitt all testified in federal court on behalf...
| Aug 15, 2012
| 7:53 AM
Saints defensive tackle Sedrick Ellis is one of those thrilled with the change from Gregg Williams to the zone blitz scheme of Steve Spagnuolo. Ellis said last year - his worst as a pro - he just kept his mouth shut and played.
In 2011, Sedrick Ellis had...
| Apr 27, 2012
| 9:45 PM
New Orleans Saints Assistant Head Coach/Linebackers Joe Vitt & Defensive Coordinator Steve Spagnuolo
Friday, April 27, 2012
Vitt Opening Statement:
Vitt: “We’re really excited about our pick, Akiem Hicks. It’s...
| May 24, 2012
| 12:22 PM
Jonathan Vilma wasn’t out there today. Is his absence a knee issue?
“We have this six-hour rule that we have to adhere to. We had to make the decision. We sat down and talked with him about it too. We have opted to have him at all of our...
| May 31, 2012
| 2:00 PM
We finished our sixth practice today and thus far we have gotten through the majority of our first and second down work. That would be our run packages, our run defenses, our protections, and some of our blitzes. We’re...
| Jun 6, 2012
| 8:48 AM
How are you working with Ben Grubbs and getting used to him playing next to you?
“It is going to be a little different because I played the last three years with another player (Carl Nicks). He is a Pro Bowl player. He is good. He understands the...