Archive for December 2014

Week 17 NFL Game Preview: Chicago Bears at Minnesota Vikings

Week 17 NFL Game Preview: Chicago Bears at Minnesota Vikings
The Bears will close out their disappointing 2014 regular season against the Minnesota Vikings at TCF Bank Stadium on Sunday afternoon. This marks the 108th meeting between these two NFC North rivals. The Bears trail the all-time series 51-54-2. They won the Week 11 meeting back at Soldier Field, 21-13. Entering this season the Bears... Read more »

Week 17 NFL Power Rankings, Chicago Bears Edition

Week 17 NFL Power Rankings, Chicago Bears Edition
Here are your Week 17 Chicago Bears power rankings from various media outlets from around the web. ESPN.com: 26 (Last week: 26) Analysis, “Losers of four straight games, the Bears will face some tough decisions after this week. Before 2014, the Bears hadn’t lost 10 games since Lovie Smith’s first season.” NFL.com: 27 (Last week: 26) Analysis,... Read more »

Just When You Thought Things Couldn't Get Stranger, Cutler Is The Starter Again

Just When You Thought Things Couldn't Get Stranger, Cutler Is The Starter Again
Chicago Bears leaders Robbie Gould and Brandon Marshall had much to say about some hot topics Monday following Sunday’s 20-14 loss to Detroit. Jimmy Clausen, who started his first game since Jan. 2011 failed to earn a win despite a solid performance. He’s now 1-10 as an NFL starting quarterback, but it was announced on... Read more »
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Week 16 NFL Game Preview: Detroit Lions at Chicago Bears

Week 16 NFL Game Preview: Detroit Lions at Chicago Bears
Prior to last season’s 21-19 loss to the Lions in November, the Bears had won the previous five matchups against Detroit at Soldier Field. This will be the 170th matchup between these two NFC North foes. The Bears leads the all-times series 96-68-5. Detroit currently sits in first place in the division despite having the... Read more »

It Doesn't Make Much Sense That Jay Cutler Is The Only Bear Being Held Accountable

It Doesn't Make Much Sense That Jay Cutler Is The Only Bear Being Held Accountable
Marc Trestman has made his decision. With two games remaining in the season, backup quarterback Jimmy Clausen will earn a start this Sunday in Detroit and not Jay Cutler. This move makes little sense money and personnel wise. As we all know Cutler signed a massive seven-year, $126 million extension this off-season with $54 million... Read more »

Week 16 NFL Power Rankings, Chicago Bears Edition

Week 16 NFL Power Rankings, Chicago Bears Edition
Here are your Week 16 Chicago Bears power rankings from various media outlets from around the web. ESPN.com: 26 (Last week: 25) Analysis, “Jay Cutler was sacked seven times Monday night, second most in his career. Cutler completed more passes to the Saints (three) than the Bears (two) on throws deeper than 10 yards downfield.” NFL.com: 26... Read more »
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Week 15 NFL Game Preview: New Orleans Saints At Chicago Bears

Week 15 NFL Game Preview: New Orleans Saints At Chicago Bears
Despite their struggles this season, the Bears have been very good on Monday Night Football, winning five straight home games dating back to 2003. The visiting New Orleans Saints sit at 5-8 just like the Bears, but Drew Brees and Co. are only one game out of the NFC South division lead. This game has a... Read more »

How Aaron Kromer Handled This Jay Cutler Report Was Unacceptable

How Aaron Kromer Handled This Jay Cutler Report Was Unacceptable
Aaron Kromer is surely out of a job and possibly an NFL head coaching gig in the near future. This notion comes after Chicago Tribune’s Brad Biggs reported on Thursday that the second-year Bears offensive coordinator made an “emotional and tearful apology” to the offense at Halas Hall this Monday. NFL Network’s Ian Rapoport initially... Read more »

The Future At Linebacker Is Still Cloudy Even With D.J. Williams Out For The Season

The Future At Linebacker Is Still Cloudy Even With D.J. Williams Out For The Season
Veteran middle linebacker D.J. Williams was placed on season-ending injured reserve on Thursday with a neck injury. He becomes the fourth defensive starter to be placed on injured reserve along with Charles Tillman, Lamarr Houston and Lance Briggs. The 32-year-old Miami product finishes his 2014 campaign with 10 starts in 12 games along with 73... Read more »
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The Bears Continue To Make Us Scratch Our Heads After Yet Another Loss

The Bears Continue To Make Us Scratch Our Heads After Yet Another Loss
It’s almost impossible to sum up the 2014 Chicago Bears with just one word. Inconsistent, undisciplined, disappointing, crummy and unacceptable are just some words that can describe these Bears. However, the word that could possibly sum up these Marc Trestman led Bears in a whole is bummer. 2014 has been a letdown season after the... Read more »