A Tumblr page with nothing but photos of Jay Cutler with a cigarette Photoshopped into his mouth. Genius.
Up until this season, the Green Bay Packers could always count on their defensive backs winning the physical battle against Chicago Bears wide receivers. With the acquisition of the 6’4”, 235lbs Brandon Marshall and 6’3”, 220lbs rookie Alshon Jeffery, Bears QB Jay Cutler is looking forward to the Packers relying heavily on bump and run coverage. Continue reading
Check the archives. Search the history. I’ve made it no secret that I’m expecting huge things from the Chicago Bears this season. Lovie Smith is equipped with the most talented roster ever assembled under his watch. Brandon Marshall reuniting with for Denver pals Jay Cutler and Jeremy Bates is a big part of this season playing out successfully. That fact was not lost on Marshall.
A month ago, Chicago Bears quarterback Jay Cutler expressed optimism that Matt Forte’s contract situation would be handled in time for the start of training camp.
“I would be shocked if he doesn’t sign his tender by July 15, or whenever it is, and he shows up. It would really be a surprise to me (if Forte misses any training camp),” Cutler said. “At the end of the day, I think Matt knows it’s business. He’s still getting seven-whatever-million dollars to play this year. So he’s gonna show up.”
This video should get the blood flowing for Chicago Bears fans everywhere. I linked to this video back in May for a piece I did to shed light on the improvements the Bears this offseason. The soundtrack makes me want to run through several brick walls.
Grantland’s resident Bears fan, Robert Mays, claims to have watched this video “513 times” already, with that number set to climb even higher.
… for a certain segment of the population (read: every past, present, and future Chicago Bears fan), this eight-minute clip is our Citizen Kane.
Let me reiterate this — save for kick returns, these types of plays have never been a part of my world. And if that first one isn’t enough, go ahead and fast forward to :44, where in one play, Marshall does about five things a 6-foot-4, 230-pound man simply shouldn’t be able to do. Now, excuse me while I go watch this for the next five hours.
I’ve watched the opening minutes of this clip maybe over two dozen times since the trade for Brandon Marshall was announced and each viewing increases my anticipation for the season exponentially. Hopefully, we’ll be seeing more more plays like this this upcoming Fall.