Archive for September 2014

Week Five NFL Power Rankings, Chicago Bears Edition

Week Five NFL Power Rankings, Chicago Bears Edition
Here are your Week Five Chicago Bears power rankings from various media outlets from around the web. ESPN: 15 (Last week: 8) Analysis, “Same old Jay. Cutler was 7-of-13 for 83 yards and two interceptions in the second half Sunday, posting a 0.1 Total QBR. Carolina’s inconsistent defense is next.” NFL.com: 14 (Last week: 8) Analysis, “Jay... Read more »

Offensive Breakthrough Overshadowed By Defensive Struggles Against Packers

Offensive Breakthrough Overshadowed By Defensive Struggles Against Packers
Sunday’s 38-17 loss to rival Green Bay serves as a reminder that this Bears group has a lot to work after a fourth of the season now in the books. The Beas’ offense had arguably its best first half of football prior to the Martellus Bennett non-touchdown call with time expiring in the second quarter.... Read more »

Week Four NFL Game Preview: Green Bay Packers at Chicago Bears

Week Four NFL Game Preview: Green Bay Packers at Chicago Bears
The Green Bay Packers and Chicago Bears will go head-to-head for the 189th time ever this Sunday afternoon at 12 p.m. CT. The Bears hold a slight lead in the all-time series 93-89-6. The Bears (2-1) have lost the last seven of eight games against the Packers (1-2), including the 2010 NFC Championship game.   The... Read more »
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Five Players To Watch: Week Four (Bostic, Ferguson, Jeffery, Jennings, Mills)

Five Players To Watch: Week Four (Bostic, Ferguson, Jeffery, Jennings, Mills)
The Packers-Bears historic rivalry will continue this week in Chicago. Green Bay has won four straight meetings at Soldier Field dating back to the 2010 NFC Championship game. The Bears (2-1) are fresh off their second consecutive road victory coming in New York, while the Packers (1-2) dropped a road affair with division opponent Detroit. Aaron Rodgers... Read more »

Key Matchup: Aaron Rodgers Against Kyle Fuller and the Bears Secondary

Key Matchup: Aaron Rodgers Against Kyle Fuller and the Bears Secondary
This Sunday, Aaron Rodgers comes to Chicago where he’s had plenty of success since becoming a full-time starter in the NFL in 2008. However, the 30-year-old star quarterback will see a much different Bears unit led by new defensive ends Jared Allen and Lamarr Houston. Joined by a healthy Lance Briggs and Tim Jennings, rookie... Read more »

Keys To The Game: Week Four Against The Packers

Keys To The Game: Week Four Against The Packers
The Bears return home just in time to face their biggest rival Green Bay on Sunday. The last time the Packers and Bears met at Soldier Field this early in the season was in Week 4 of the 2011 season when Aaron Rodgers and Co. beat the Bears handily 27-17. Prior to Marc Trestman’s arrival... Read more »
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Week Four NFL Power Rankings, Chicago Bears Edition

Week Four NFL Power Rankings, Chicago Bears Edition
Here are your Week Four Chicago Bears power rankings from various media outlets from around the web. ESPN: 8 (Last week: 11) Analysis, “Ryan Mundy beat Chris Johnson to the end zone for a pick-six Monday. Since 2010, the Bears have returned 19 interceptions for touchdowns, six more than the next closest team.” NFL.com: 8 (Last week: 11)... Read more »

Final Thoughts: Physical Defense and Solid Offense Lifts Bears To Road Win

Final Thoughts: Physical Defense and Solid Offense Lifts Bears To Road Win
The Bears looked the part in primetime for the second straight week. Knocking off San Francisco last Sunday night was impressive, but on Monday night against the NFL’s top blitzing team and run defense, the Bears made things happen. The Jets are as physical as they come and the 27-19 road win places the Bears... Read more »

Week Three NFL Game Preview: Chicago Bears at New York Jets

Week Three NFL Game Preview: Chicago Bears at New York Jets
The Chicago Bears and New York Jets will go head-to-head for only the 11th time ever this Monday night at 7:30 p.m. CT. The Bears lead the all-time series 7-3. The Bears hold an 11-3 record since 2006 on Monday Night Football. The Jets (1-1) and Bears (1-1) have only met one time ever in... Read more »
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Five Players To Watch: Week Three (De la Puente, Frey, Houston, McClellin, Sutton)

Five Players To Watch: Week Three (De la Puente, Frey, Houston, McClellin, Sutton)
The Bears did exactly the opposite of what we thought they would to start off the 2014 season by losing to Buffalo at home and knocking off San Francisco on the road. Now the Bears (1-1) head to New York to battle the Jets (1-1) for Monday Night Football. The Jets knocked off Oakland to... Read more »