Sunday, December 10, 2006

Griese to Get a Shot?

Report from ESPN says he got half the practice snaps this week:
  • While Chicago Bears backup quarterback Brian Griese continues to deflect questions about stepping in for a struggling Rex Grossman, it seems that the Bears are at least preparing for that possibility.

    Griese has been receiving half of the reps in practice this week, the Chicago Sun-Times reported on its Web site, citing an unnamed player.

Here's how it ought to go - Grossman gets the first half to prove himself. If Grossman sucks, he sits. If Grossman does better than a 1.3 rating like last week, Lovie and company kick it down the road another week. Griese is getting something like $14 million over 5 years to sit around. He ought to get some playing time, especially with the playoffs looming. And if the Bears are far enough ahead, start getting him some playing time.


Blogger leftisthebest said...

Gice jeff Blake a call at home, he's probably still in shape.

12/09/2006 11:28:00 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

This just in....a towel boy will be starting next game at appears the towel boy is the godson of papa bear Halas....when questioned by ESPN Sportcenter, Virgina McCaskey, team matriarch, replied, "Sure, our quarterbacks have put in time and effort, but, hey, this is the Chicago way! Such a small favor, he really does have merit if you think about it....besides, look at all the new flower pots around the staduim! Aren't they fantastic!!" In an un-related incident, upper eschelon Bears personnel were observed leaving a Soldier Field Christmas Party with towels wrapped around USC...apparently adhering to another Chicago tradition: no checks.

12/09/2006 11:33:00 PM  
Blogger TheHatLives said...

Griese would get a shot but however, when he took the test he did know the proper answers for the test. Grossman answered every question with "notify the watch commander" and he scored well. Griese, even though he had more experience, paid his dues and played in more games did not have the answers and was not part of the Bears 30 percent merit picks so he sits on the sideline.

12/09/2006 11:56:00 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

I guess you can't argue...they have a few free games...I hope Rex comes up

12/10/2006 01:32:00 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

As much as I like Grossman and realizing that it's not a good idea to remove a q/b at this stage in the game, I have to agree with those that are calling for Griese to get a shot. Rex just doesn't have it. He's too short, makes bad a decisions and is erractic at best. Which Rex will we see today, good Rex or "Mr. Interception Rex"? We will not get to the Superbowl with the level of inconsistency that he displays. Brians time has come.

12/10/2006 08:30:00 AM  
Blogger leftisthebest said...

Is Kordell,Stewart still around?

12/10/2006 09:44:00 AM  
Anonymous 025 District Copper said...

Rex shouldnt be in NFL its like a ppo from TRU trying to function in SOS. Its just akward and uncomfortable to watch.....

12/10/2006 11:37:00 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Is Lt Kenned (TRU) really going to be the next commanding officer of the boat unit?

12/10/2006 03:32:00 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

I got 5 on the strip card. Mr. Donut :-)
Go Bears!!!!

12/10/2006 05:56:00 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Question to Alderman Pope of the 10th Ward and the commander of the 04th district: Where are all the police? Do either of you even give a shit? Aint seen a blue n white in over a week in my neighborhood. That's bullshit.

Bears will win by 10 tmrw.


12/10/2006 05:59:00 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

kenndey is followning in his partner's footsteps and going to the M/U. equally unqualified. the powers that be should be embarresed.

12/10/2006 06:08:00 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Rex shouldnt be in NFL its like a ppo from TRU trying to function in SOS. Its just akward and uncomfortable to watch.....
Like being in SOS is SUCH an honour!

12/10/2006 08:06:00 PM  
Anonymous TC said...

If Grossman gets the boot on Monday,his son should get his job. Griese will have to wait. This is Chicago, Cook County Il. Dangit! That's the way things work around here.

12/10/2006 08:14:00 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Is the cross dressing, transexual loving Bob Avelini still out there? He got the Bears into the playoffs in 77 he could do it again. ;-)

12/10/2006 10:21:00 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

I don't recall the name o the kid that shit in his pants in 1st grade, but I'll never forget the look on his face. In fact I am reminded of it every time I see
Wrecks the Gross Man toss the ball to the enemy.

12/11/2006 06:37:00 PM  
Anonymous devin hester said...

Catch me if you can!

12/11/2006 11:41:00 PM  

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