Erik Christopher Duerrwaechter

  • joined Dec 13, 2010
  • last login Aug 30, 2014
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First and foremost a Diehard Bears Fan
Intend on serving in the U.S. Military as a fighter pilot

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GM Phil Emery: Decision on Johnny Knox to come soon


From ESPNChicago ~ " Chicago Bears general manager Phil Emery said receiver Johnny Knox is making 'steady progress' in his return from a back injury, and the team will make a decision soon about whether to place him on the active physically unable to perform list."

Chargers release Luis Castillo


At 6'3", 290 lbs, he would certainly fit well as a DT in this scheme. Would go a long ways to provide veteran insurance in the questionable DT corps.


Prepped and Primed: A Review of the Bears' Off-Season

Coming off a disappointing end to a promising season, an unanticipated amount of high profiled moves, both managerial and player-wise, occurred to completely re-shaped the Bears' philosophies as...

Schefter: Forte "optimistic" deal will be done by Monday


Reported by Adam Schefter

Browns take WR Josh Gordon in 2nd round


That will end any further conversations as to whether or not da Bears need to get this guy.

Hoke on CB competition: "It's Tim's job"


From chicagobear.com ~ JH: "I would say that it’s Tim’s job and Kelvin’s got to beat him out, and Kelvin knows that. We always want competition. Everybody knows they’re competing, but right now it’s Tim’s position. Kelvin’s got to beat him out and he’ll be given every opportunity."

Jim Covert defends J'Marcus Webb


By Fred Mitchell ~ "Jim Covert, considered the best left tackle in Bears history, has a different slant on the situation — especially with regard to oft-criticized J'Marcus Webb."

Chicago Bears OTA Highlights


A great compilation of plays made by both our favorite/old faces, and a ton by new faces. Enjoy!

Urlacher: Talent on Bears "phenomenal"


By Larry Meyer ~ " Star middle linebacker Brian Urlacher is convinced that the team he watched during OTA workouts this week at Halas Hall is the best the Bears have fielded since he arrived in 2000 as a first-round draft pick. Bears star Brian Urlacher celebrated his 34th birthday on Friday. 'Not even close,' Urlacher said Friday on ESPN 1000’s 'Waddle and Silvy Show.' 'The talent we have on this team is phenomenal.' "

Report: Kellen Winslow generated interest from Bears


By Gregg Rosenthal This pretty much all happened before the big time deal for Brandon Marshall, but there is still a ton of talk about a supposed "Winslow to da Bears" deal in the works. Its definitely something worth monitoring over the coming days.

Early WR depth chart, offensive scheme revealed by OC Tice


By Michael C. Wright ~ " Jeffery will play the "Z" receiver spot in the slot. New acquisition Brandon Marshall and veteran Devin Hester will play on the outside, with the latter playing a much more significant role in 2012 than in years past on offense because of the club’s plans to creatively deploy him in a variety of places. "


My Analysis and Grading of Phil Emery's 1st Off-Season as Bears' GM

What's up Bears nation, ECD here, finally returning to write FanPosts after a good 2 months of navy boot camp. I've missed a ton of major moves, but have used some of the free time I've earned to...

Tommie Harris to return to Bears?


By Dan Pompei ~ " After the season his deal expired, and he has sat waiting by the phone. The Bears have talked about making that phone ring. "

Franchise Tag Just the First Step For Forte


By John "Moon" Mullin. This pretty much confirms that the franchise tag was used solely for ensuring Matt Forte will remain a Chicago Bear this season, thus allowing for both sides to continue negotiations on a long term deal.

Randy Moss Watch to Begin Next Week


The article claims he is to meet with at least 1 team next week. I wonder who that 1 team could be...and who the media will stamp as his "likely suitor".


The Workout Warriors

So, with the draft approaching fast, and the combine underway, there have already been 3 massive surprises in the combine. There have been disappointments as well. But, this post is dedicated to...

Combine Update: Bears interviewing top WR prospects


By Dan Pompei ~ "At the scouting combine, the Bears are in the process of interviewing many of the top receiver prospects, including Floyd, Kendall Wright of Baylor, Alshon Jeffery of South Carolina, Rueben Randle of LSU and Chris Givens of Wake Forest. Those receivers are scheduled to work out for NFL teams Sunday" Bolding done by me for emphasis.


Mock Draft 3.0

Been thinking for a while about re-doing my mock again after tweeting with Chiguy8506 and Lester Wiltfong, and also just pondering about the draft in general. I'll provide the names of my previous...


Why Phil Emery's Meeting With Todd France Was Significant

Yesterday, Brad Biggs broke the news that not only was current Bears' GM Phil Emery speaking with player representatives (agents) from around the league, but spoke with one notable agent in...

GM Phil Emery meets with Dwayne Bowe's agent


Reported by Brad Biggs Todd France is also the rep for Eddie Royal, as well as draft prospects Justin Blackmon and Fletcher Cox. Full article is on the Tribune.

Mario Manningham a FA target for Bears?


The tweet also mentions the Bears possibly eyeballing CBs for round 2 of the draft.

Carl Nicks seeking (very) large contract


By Brad Biggs ~ "No problem says Nicks. Just pay him more than the blockbuster deal teammate Jahri Evans got two years ago. Evans received a $56.7 million, seven-year contract and Nicks, in a visit on Sirius XM NFL Radio said he expects a bigger and better contract, according to host Jim Miller."


New and Improved Mock Draft 2.0

After seeing others around here publish more mocks and as the combine draws closer, I've decided to go ahead and revise my old draft through the 1st 4 rounds. Take the leap and see my improved...

J.T. Thomas arrested for minor marijuana possession in WVA


Reported by Brad Biggs

Randy Moss to unretire, return to NFL


Okay I'm going to make this clear, I personally don't want him in Chicago; however, he has a good amount of history with Mike Tice, and the media will jump all over this. I posted this fanshot as a warning as to what we shall see in the Chicago media for some time now. Prepare yourselves!


The 2012 WCG Bears Super Bowl Shuffle!

So as I was casually commenting one every post as usual, I noticed the makings of the next edition of the Bears Super Bowl Shuffle in one of today's posts, titled "Are the Chicago Bears the...

2 former Bears OCs to interview with Bucs


Yup, you've got that right, both John Shoop and Ron Turner are to interview with the Bucs for their vacant OC position.

Marcus McNeill likely to be cut by Chargers


Right now the plan is J'Marcus Webb at LT, but even with the injuries, why not go after this former Pro-Bowler to push him for the starting job?

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