1. Baltimore Orioles' Midseason Report: Youth Movement Requires Patience

    The Orioles enter the month of July in a familiar position, buried deep in the AL East and staring up at .500 like it's the Berlin Wall. And yet, O’s fans are feeling a very unfamiliar sense of excitement and optimism as the All-Star break approaches...

    Emile Dawisha Written by Emile Dawisha about 5 years ago 221 reads 8 comments

  2. A Mock Interview With The Bears' Tommie Harris

    The pressure is mounting for defensive tackle Tommie Harris. After signing a four-year, $40-million extension last June, the three-time Pro Bowler had a lackluster season in 2008, in large part because of lingering knee and hamstring injuries...

    Emile Dawisha Written by Emile Dawisha about 5 years ago 117 reads 1 comments

  3. Promises of Pyrotechnics Should Come with Plea of Patience

    The Jay Cutler era began Wednesday much like the Kyle Orton era ended—with quick-hitters to Devin Hester, check-downs to the backs and intermediate passes to the tight ends...

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  4. NFC North 2009 Preview: Parity Prevails after Busy Offseason

    If you want an NFC North prediction in May, I’d consult the expert opinion of a three-sided die (sorry, Lions). Parity throughout the NFL has made preseason power rankings as relevant as the Flying Wedge formation...

    Emile Dawisha Written by Emile Dawisha about 5 years ago 346 reads 1 comments

  5. Cutler is Crucial, but is Bears D Worthy of "Monsters of Midway" Moniker?

    After enduring eight different starting quarterbacks in 11 years, Bear Nation finally has its marquee quarterback in Jay Cutler—the first since the leather-headed era of Sid Luckman...

    Emile Dawisha Written by Emile Dawisha about 5 years ago 287 reads 7 comments