Archive for October 2014

Week 9 NFL Power Rankings, Chicago Bears Edition

Week 9 NFL Power Rankings, Chicago Bears Edition
Here are your Week 9 Chicago Bears power rankings from various media outlets from around the web. ESPN.com: 23 (Last week: 19) Analysis, “The Bears allowed 38 points in Sunday’s first half, most in a first half in franchise history. Jay Cutler was 3-9 for 35 yards and an interception targeting Brandon Marshall.” NFL.com: 24 (Last week:... Read more »

Bears' Unraveling Season Is A Struggle For Everyone Involved

Bears' Unraveling Season Is A Struggle For Everyone Involved
It’s hard to understand how the 2014 Bears are currently sitting at 3-5 heading into their Week 9 bye. Fresh off their embarassing 51-23 loss to Tom Brady and the Patriots things look very bleak for this Bears team at the moment. Prior to the season, the expectations were very high in Marc Trestman’s second... Read more »

Week 8 NFL Game Preview: Chicago Bears at New England Patriots

Week 8 NFL Game Preview: Chicago Bears at New England Patriots
The Chicago Bears and New England Patriots will go head-to-head for the just the 13th time ever on Sunday afternoon. The Patriots lead the all-time series 8-4. The Bears have never won in New England, losing all three career meetings by a combined 55 points. The Patriots have won three straight and six of the... Read more »
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Five Players To Watch: Week 8 (Conte, Forte, Fuller, Marshall, Ola)

Five Players To Watch: Week 8 (Conte, Forte, Fuller, Marshall, Ola)
For the third consecutive week, the Bears will be without two defensive starters and could also be without a key offensive starter. Linebackers Lance Briggs (ribs) and Jon Bostic (back) are both doubtful after practicing on a limited basis all week. Both appear to be on track to return following the Bears’ Week 9 bye.... Read more »

Key Matchup: Bears' Pass Rush Slowing Down Tom Brady

Key Matchup: Bears' Pass Rush Slowing Down Tom Brady
Tom Brady has been ridiculously good at Gillette Stadium in his NFL career and specifically against the Bears. Brady owns a 3-0 career record against the Bears, completing 85-128 passes for 964 passing yards, six touchdowns, three interceptions and a 94.7 passer rating. Since 2009, the Patriots are 40-3 in Foxborough. Bill Belichick’s crew currently holds... Read more »

Week 8 NFL Power Rankings, Chicago Bears Edition

Week 8 NFL Power Rankings, Chicago Bears Edition
Here are your Week 8 Chicago Bears power rankings from various media outlets from around the web. ESPN.com: 19 (Last week: 16) Analysis, “The Bears have been better on the road, but New England QB Tom Brady is 86-13 at home as a starter and is heating it up.” NFL.com: 21 (Last week: 17) Analysis, “I... Read more »
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Inconsistent Bears Continue To Disappoint When Least Expected

Inconsistent Bears Continue To Disappoint When Least Expected
First it was the Bills in the season opener, then it was a giveaway in Carolina and now the latest disappointment comes at the hands of the Dolphins. The Bears are 0-3 at Soldier Field this season after their 27-14 let down loss to Miami on Sunday afternoon. Jay Cutler and Co. now hold a... Read more »

Week 7 NFL Game Preview: Miami Dolphins at Chicago Bears

Week 7 NFL Game Preview: Miami Dolphins at Chicago Bears
The Miami Dolphins and Chicago Bears will go head-to-head for the just the 12th time ever on Sunday afternoon. The Dolphins lead the all-time series 7-4. The Bears are 1-3 lifetime against Miami at Soldier Field, dropping the last meeting 31-13 in 2006. The last time these two teams played was in 2010, when the... Read more »

Five Players To Watch: Week 7 (Bushrod, Bennett, Greene, McCellin, Vereen)

Five Players To Watch: Week 7 (Bushrod, Bennett, Greene, McCellin, Vereen)
The Bears will be without two defensive starters on Sunday, but three other starters are returning to action. Linebacker Lance Briggs has been ruled out for the second straight week after being out of practice with his sore ribs. Free safety Chris Conte is out after re-aggravating his shoulder in last week’s road win in... Read more »
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Key Matchup: Bears' Offensive Line Against Dolphins Fierce Pass Rush

Key Matchup: Bears' Offensive Line Against Dolphins Fierce Pass Rush
The Bears received some great news on Thursday well in advance of their inter-conference meeting with the Dolphins this Sunday. Left tackle Jermon Bushrod, whose missed his last two starts with knee and ankle injuries returned to practice in a full capacity. Linebacker Shea McClellin and cornerback Sherrick McManis also practiced in full and are... Read more »