Chicago Bears’ Mike Martz is the Perfect Teacher for JaMarcus Russell

May 19, 2010   ·     ·   Jump to comments

Since the Chicago Bears have hired Mike Martz to bring his high powered offense to Jay Cutler and company, it will be fascinating to see how it works out. Martz orchestrated "The Greatest Show on Turf" while he was with the St.Louis Rams, and developed Kurt Warner into a potential Hall of Fame quarterback.
Martz was a former head coach at St. Louis who was fired while on medical leave for a reported heart ailment. He then went to Detroit as the offensive coordinator, where he coaxed a 4,000 yard passing season out of Jon Kitna before he was let go.
Martz spent two years with the San Francisco 49ers as the offensive coordinator. He was employed by the NFL Network before Lovie Smith hired him.
Martz is known as a stickler for the tiniest of details in practice. He will have players run and rerun the same play multiple times until they achieve what he considers success.
The offense that Martz employs is built on timing and uses seven step drops, which is very different...

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