Archive for October 2014

Week 7 NFL Power Rankings, Chicago Bears Edition

Week 7 NFL Power Rankings, Chicago Bears Edition
Here are your Week 7 Chicago Bears power rankings from various media outlets from around the web. ESPN: 16 (Last week: 22) Analysis, “Alshon Jeffery and Brandon Marshall had at least 100 receiving yards in the same game for the first time Sunday. Jay Cutler threw for 381 yards despite targeting only five players.” NFL.com: 17... Read more »

Bears Put Together A Complete Four-Quarter Performance In Win Over Falcons

Bears Put Together A Complete Four-Quarter Performance In Win Over Falcons
Marc Trestman and the Bears finally put together their first complete four-quarter performance this season on Sunday. Give Trestman plenty of the credit for the 27-13 road win in Atlanta. Matt Forte was utilized to his full capabilities. He combined for 157 yards on 27 touches, including a game-high 80 rushing yards and 77 receiving yards... Read more »

Week 6 NFL Game Preview: Chicago Bears at Atlanta Falcons

Week 6 NFL Game Preview: Chicago Bears at Atlanta Falcons
The Chicago Bears and Atlanta Falcons will go head-to-head for the 26th time ever on Sunday afternoon at the Georgia Dome. The Bears hold a slight edge in the all time-series, leading 13-12. Atlanta has won the last two meetings at the Georgia Dome coming in 2008 and 2009, but the Bears have won four... Read more »
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Five Players To Watch: Week 6 (Allen, Jeffery, McCray, Ratliff, Williams)

Five Players To Watch: Week 6 (Allen, Jeffery, McCray, Ratliff, Williams)
For the second straight week the Bears have lost another key veteran to injury. Linebacker Lance Briggs has been ruled out after suffering sore ribs in last week’s road loss to Carolina. He only missed two snaps in the game, but the pain has been evidently worse this week as Briggs hasn’t practice at all.... Read more »

Key Matchup: Bears' Secondary Against Julio Jones and Roddy White

Key Matchup: Bears' Secondary Against Julio Jones and Roddy White
Falcons star wide receiver Julio Jones has been a game changer since arriving in Atlanta in 2011. On draft day, Atlanta acquired Jones from Cleveland in exchange for five draft picks, including first-round picks in 2011 and 2012. In three seasons with the Falcons, Jones has started 32 games, hauling in 174 catches for 2,737... Read more »

Keys To The Game: Week 6 Against Atlanta

Keys To The Game: Week 6 Against Atlanta
When the Bears travel to Atlanta to take on the Falcons only one thing should be on their mind, a third victory. However, the Bears had the same agenda last week and blew a 14-point second quarter lead to a lesser Carolina team. The Falcons coughed up a substantial lead as well. Atlanta surrendered a... Read more »
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Week 6 NFL Power Rankings, Chicago Bears Edition

Week 6 NFL Power Rankings, Chicago Bears Edition
Here are your Week 6 Chicago Bears power rankings from various media outlets from around the web. ESPN: 22 (Last week: 17) Analysis, “Jay Cutler went 1-of-5 with two interceptions on passes at least 15 yards downfield Sunday. Cutler’s 23.3 completion percentage on those throws is second-lowest in the league.” NFL.com: 19 (Last week: 14) Analysis,... Read more »

Conservative Play-calling, Costly Turnovers and a Questionable Penalty Sinks Bears

Conservative Play-calling, Costly Turnovers and a Questionable Penalty Sinks Bears
Marc Trestman needs to figure things out if he wants to be a successful head coach in the NFL. The second-year Bears coach has yet to put a complete four-quarter game together this season. He’s failed to make second half adjustments and is consistently making plays that leaves everyone shaking their heads. Trestman holds a... Read more »

Week 5 NFL Game Preview: Chicago Bears at Carolina Panthers

Week 5 NFL Game Preview: Chicago Bears at Carolina Panthers
The Chicago Bears and Carolina Panthers will go head-to-head for the ninth time ever on Sunday afternoon at Bank of America Stadium. The Bears lead the all-time series 5-3 between the two NFC foes. The Bears have won the last three games dating back to 2010. However, the last two meetings between these two teams... Read more »
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Five Players To Watch: Week Five (Bennett, Marshall, Ola, Sutton, Young)

Five Players To Watch: Week Five (Bennett, Marshall, Ola, Sutton, Young)
Just when some good news comes the Bears way, some bad news follows. On Friday, Bears head coach Marc Trestman announced that left tackle Jermon Bushrod has officially been ruled out of Sunday’s road matchup against the Panthers. Michael Ola will start at left tackle if left guard Matt Slauson can return to the lineup.... Read more »