Archive for October 2017

Week 9 NFL Power Rankings, Chicago Bears Edition

Week 9 NFL Power Rankings, Chicago Bears Edition
The Bears played competitive football in New Orleans but a few slip-ups cost them in a 20-12 loss. With that, here are the Week 9 NFL power rankings from various media outlets around the web: ESPN: 27 (Last week: 23) “Outside of the running backs, the supporting cast surrounding Mitchell Trubisky on offense hasn’t been strong. Trubisky... Read more »

Dissecting the Bears' peculiar Week 8 loss in New Orleans

Dissecting the Bears' peculiar Week 8 loss in New Orleans
Watching the Bears play weekly continues to be the strangest thing. They have moments of great success and then just flat out bad lapses. Examples from Sunday’s 20-12 loss in New Orleans include an early offsides penalty by Kyle Fuller that led to four more New Orleans points and an ugly missed 48-yard field goal... Read more »

Week 8 NFL Game Preview: Chicago Bears at New Orleans Saints

Week 8 NFL Game Preview: Chicago Bears at New Orleans Saints
The Chicago Bears and New Orleans Saints will meet Sunday with a lot on the line. Both teams are figuring things out at the right time. The Saints are winners of four straight after a 0-2 start to the season while the Bears sit at 3-4 following their first two-game winning streak since 2015. Quarterback... Read more »
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The Bears take a flier on veteran WR Dontrelle Inman in trade

The Bears take a flier on veteran WR Dontrelle Inman in trade
Chicago Bears wide receivers have amassed 543 yards this season. The top three leaders in terms of receiving yards are tight end Zach Miller (236 yards), slot man Kendall Wright (236 yards) and versatile running back Tarik Cohen (228 yards). On Wednesday, the Bears made it clear they are not accepting non-existent play from their... Read more »

Week 8 NFL Power Rankings, Chicago Bears Edition

Week 8 NFL Power Rankings, Chicago Bears Edition
The Bears defense dominated once again in a 17-3 win against Carolina. With that, here are the Week 8 NFL power rankings from various media outlets around the web: ESPN: 24 (Last week: 28) “Mitchell Trubisky has completed a whopping 12 passes over the Bears’ two-game win streak. Chicago’s offense ranks worst in FPI. So while the... Read more »

The Bears defense once again steps up in 17-3 win over Carolina

The Bears defense once again steps up in 17-3 win over Carolina
Five first downs, 156 total yards produced, 17 points scored, three turnovers forced, two defensive touchdowns and three points allowed. Those are just some of the numbers from the Bears’ 17-3 victory over the visiting Carolina Panthers on Sunday. Despite converting on only 2-of-11 third downs and possessing the ball for slightly over 21 minutes,... Read more »
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Opportunity knocks for the Bears with Carolina visiting town

Opportunity knocks for the Bears with Carolina visiting town
At first glance, it sure looks the Bears don’t stand a chance against Cam Newton and the Panthers on Sunday afternoon at Soldier Field. Carolina comes to town with a 4-2 record and a first place standing in the NFC South while the Bears have eeked out a 2-4 showing and sit in last place... Read more »

Week 7 NFL Power Rankings, Chicago Bears Edition

Week 7 NFL Power Rankings, Chicago Bears Edition
Rookie quarterback Mitch Trubisky earned his first career win in a whacky 27-24 overtime win over Baltimore. With that, here are the Week 7 NFL power rankings from various media outlets around the web: ESPN: 28 (Last week: 30) “Mitchell Trubisky just got his first NFL win, but he might not get many more in upcoming weeks.... Read more »

The Bears defense is real but Trubisky and Howard are exciting as well

The Bears defense is real but Trubisky and Howard are exciting as well
In one of the weirdest football games that you’ll see this season, the Bears needed overtime to defeat the Baltimore Ravens 27-24 on Sunday afternoon. Baltimore failed to score a single offensive touchdown but still somehow hung around. That is because the Bears had two ugly blunders on special teams, allowing a 96-yard kickoff return... Read more »
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Exploring the Bears' free agent/practice squad wide receiver options

Exploring the Bears' free agent/practice squad wide receiver options
The Bears are now down to four healthy wide receivers. On Thursday, the Chicago Sun-Times’ Adam Jahns reported that veteran Markus Wheaton has a torn groin that will keep him out four to six weeks. Wheaton, who has appeared in three games this season has one catch for nine yards. The 26-year-old Wheaton has been... Read more »