- The Chicago Bears can no longer employ Tommie Harris. Today
was Tank Johnson’s gun house and Cedric Benson’s boat ride. I don’t
care if he goes to another organization and leads the universe in sacks
and tackles-for-loss. I don’t want him anymore and I think if you
polled fans, over 90% would agree with me.
- Al Afalava can not start. The guy is lost on blitzes and a terrible tackler.
Smith must be put on notice publicly by the organization. Either Jerry
Angelo or Ted Phillips must come out and state to gathered media that
Smith is not maximizing talent and hasn’t out-coached an opponent since
the 2006 NFC Championship Game.
- Chris Williams should start at
left tackle Thursday night. If Williams is really the future at the
position, the Bears can ill-afford to waste eight weeks of
development. It’s best now for both he and Cutler to get the
- Gaines Adams should be worked regularly into the
rotation. Adewale Ogunleye should be worked out. The frugal Bears
should play politics and keep Ogunleye from building the stat sheet in
meaningless minutes. Put him on the sideline and maybe they can get
him to stay for a few less nickels in March.