If general manager Phil Emery (and former offensive coordinator/line coach Mike Tice) can be faulted for poor personnel evaluations on the 2012 Bears offensive line — Emery passed on drafting for
Gabe Carimi was going to report to the mandatory minicamp of the Bears this week. He will still be reporting, just not to the Bears.
Call it a triumph for persistence, second effort or whatever.
During a dismal time heading up the Tampa Bay Buccaneers in their early years, legendary coach John McKay was once asked how he felt about his offenses execution.
Besides its obvious playoff implications, the Bears-Minnesota Vikings game on Sunday becomes a spot referendum on the first year of general manager Phil Emery.