Archive for October 2015

Week 8 NFL Game Preview: Minnesota Vikings at Chicago Bears

Week 8 NFL Game Preview: Minnesota Vikings at Chicago Bears
The Chicago Bears have won seven straight games at Soldier Field over the Minnesota Vikings. The last victory for the Vikings in Chicago came in 2007 when a then rookie running back Adrian Peterson amassed 224 rushing yards and three scores in a 34-31 win. It’s been a dominant streak for the Bears at home... Read more »

Five Bears To Watch: Week 8 vs. Minnesota

Five Bears To Watch: Week 8 vs. Minnesota
The Bears are finally healthier after a week off. Just eight players are listed on the Week 8 injury report after having 13 in Week 6 and 14 in Week 5. With a visit from NFC North rival Minnesota on tap for Sunday, the Bears are still searching for their first win inside the division. At... Read more »

Week 8 NFL Power Rankings, Chicago Bears Edition

Week 8 NFL Power Rankings, Chicago Bears Edition
The Bears were off last Sunday after a rough overtime loss to Detroit the week prior. Here are the Week 8 NFL power rankings from various media outlets around the web: ESPN: 25 (Last week: 25) “Matt Forte has accounted for 33.4 percent of the Bears’ yards from scrimmage, highest in the NFL. No other... Read more »
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Week 7 NFC North Preview: With Packers and Bears Idle, Vikings-Lions Square Off

Week 7 NFC North Preview: With Packers and Bears Idle, Vikings-Lions Square Off
The Green Bay Packers and Chicago Bears are off this week, so it’s fitting that the two other teams from the NFC North will play against one another on Sunday. The Minnesota Vikings and Detroit Lions will battle at Ford Field. Green Bay (6-0) is enjoying their off week while the Bears (2-4) have plenty... Read more »

Jeremiah Ratliff Shown The Door After Beef With GM Ryan Pace

Jeremiah Ratliff Shown The Door After Beef With GM Ryan Pace
The Chicago Bears parted ways with one of their top defensive linemen on Thursday. 34-year-old Jeremiah Ratliff was released after an “isolated incident” and then a verbal exchange with first-year general manager Ryan Pace on Wednesday at Halas Hall, per Sun-Times insider Adam Jahns. Seventh-year defensive lineman Ziggy Hood was signed in a corresponding move.... Read more »

Week 7 NFL Power Rankings, Chicago Bears Edition

Week 7 NFL Power Rankings, Chicago Bears Edition
The Chicago Bears recorded back-to-back comeback wins, but on Sunday they failed to hang onto a late lead against Detroit. Here are the Week 7 power rankings from various media outlets around the web: ESPN: 25 (Last week: 24) “Since Jay Cutler’s return, the Bears have played three straight games decided by three or fewer points, going... Read more »
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Final Thoughts: Conservative Play Calling Did The Bears In Against Lions

Final Thoughts: Conservative Play Calling Did The Bears In Against Lions
The Chicago Bears had endless opportunities, but a mixture of terrible play calling and bad fortune that mixed into the final result; a 37-34 loss to a bad Detroit Lions team on Sunday. Even though the Bears trailed the entire afternoon until the 7:50 mark of the fourth quarter, John Fox and his crew had... Read more »

Week 6 NFL Game Preview: Chicago Bears at Detroit Lions

Week 6 NFL Game Preview: Chicago Bears at Detroit Lions
The Chicago Bears will be in pursuit of their third consecutive and second straight on the road on Sunday afternoon at Ford Field. In this Week 6 matchup, the Bears (2-3) will travel to Detroit to take on the Lions (0-5) which marks their second NFC North game of the year. The Lions have the... Read more »

Five Bears To Watch: Week 6 vs. Detroit

Five Bears To Watch: Week 6 vs. Detroit
The Bears are beat up. After 14 players were listed on the injury report a week ago, the Bears have one less at 13 for Sunday’s Week 6 matchup with the rival Lions. Quarterback Jay Cutler practiced in full all week for the first time since returning from his torn hamstring two weeks ago. Three... Read more »
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Week 6 NFL Power Rankings, Chicago Bears Edition

Week 6 NFL Power Rankings, Chicago Bears Edition
After the Chicago Bears pulled off an impressive comeback win on Sunday in Kansas City, they earned some credibility in this week’s power rankings. Here are the Week 6 power rankings from various media outlets around the web: ESPN: 24 (Last week: 29) “Game-winning scores in the final 30 seconds of regulation in back-to-back to... Read more »