Category: Mike Martz

FOX’s Mike Martz: NFL Probably Made the Right Decision to Play Sunday’s Game in Kansas City

Wednesday, December 5th, 2012

Despite the murder-suicide incident committed by Chiefs linebacker Jovan Belcher in Kansas City on Saturday, a game against Carolina on Sunday went on at Arrowhead Stadium. FOX's Mike Martz was part of the team on the call for that game and says the situation was difficult, but given how the ...

Jay Cutler would be ‘Shocked’ if Matt Forte is not in Training Camp, Claims Bears Offense was Inflexible Under Mike Martz

Monday, June 11th, 2012

Chicago Bears football just got a lot more interesting: Jay Cutler has now become the marquee attraction on and off the field. The Bears quarterback has signed a multi-year agreement that has solidified that he will be a weekly guest on ESPN 1000's "Waddle & Silvy Show" between noon-1 p.m. CT ...

Jay Cutler Injury Update: Chicago Bears QB Doesn’t Want to Jinx it, but Hopes He’ll Be Back for the Playoffs

Thursday, December 1st, 2011

Jay Cutler helped get the Chicago Bears in position to make a return trip to the NFL playoffs in 2011. Now he just wants to whatever he can to be ready to play if the Bears do qualify for the postseason. Cutler injured his thumb against San Diego two weekends ...

Even After 200-Yard Outing, Matt Forte on Future With Bears: “I really don’t think that they think that I’m that type of player.”

Tuesday, October 4th, 2011

Matt Forte reminded the Chicago Bears what he's capable of on Sunday, rushing for 205 yards and one touchdown on 25 carries in the Chicago Bears' wild 34-29 win over the Carolina Panthers. The breakout performance might just have been what he needed to do in order to convince the ...

Roy Williams has Successful Debut with Chicago Bears, Not Willing to Do Much Talking About Time with Cowboys

Tuesday, September 13th, 2011

I guess the Chicago Bears didn't get the memo about taking a couple steps back in 2011.  Coming off an 11-5 season in 2010 in which they won a disproportionately high number of close games, the Bears were expected to be good but not great or a real threat to ...

Greg Olsen Sets the Tone for Chicago Bears’ Dominating Performance

Monday, January 17th, 2011

In Mike Martz's offense, Greg Olsen wasn't supposed to have 100-yard efforts. At least that's what was said toward the beginning of this season. And the regular season basically proved that. Now the Chicago Bears are one victory away from playing in the NFC Championship and they have Greg Olsen, in ...

Jay Cutler Says He Doesn’t Need to Defend the Bears’ 7-3 Record

Monday, November 22nd, 2010

The Chicago Bears kicked off Week 11 of the NFL season with a bang on Thursday night, particularly defensively. Da Bears put the clamps on a Miami team that was down to its third quarterback in Tyler Thigpen. Therein lies the rub. While a victory over the Dolphins might have looked ...

Devin Hester’s Transition to Wide Receiver Isn’t Easy

Monday, September 27th, 2010

Devin Hester burst onto the NFL scene in 2006 when he returned two kickoffs and three punt returns for touchdowns.  The following season, he was even more impressive when he set an NFL record with six return touchdowns.  For that reason, Lovie Smith wanted to get the ball into Hester’s ...

Jay Cutler Is Excited About Working With Mike Martz

Monday, August 2nd, 2010

Since  losing Super Bowl XLI to the Indianapolis Colts, the Chicago Bears have seen a lot of change.  There has been a lot of turnover in the coaching staff, there are players who have come and gone, and the philosophy has changed from one of a strong running game with ...

Bears Fans Hope Jay Cutler Will Throw To Teammates This Year

Friday, June 18th, 2010

There are high hopes this season in the Windy City as it is year two of the Bears’ Jay Cutler experiment. In a move that brought Chicago their first Pro Bowl QB a season ago, Bears fans had high expectations for Cutler but, quite frankly, he fell flat on his ...