Archive for September 2010

Bears have the highest ticket prices in the secondary market

Remember the disrespect the Bears got during the offseason? Even Bears fans were skeptical. Some of them still don’t believe. I’ve been accused of drinking too much Kool Aid in the past and been labeled as a half-glass-full fan. Fine, I’ll take that. I have no problem with these labels but at the same time,... Read more »

Knox emerging into big time player

Chicago Tribune When I talked to Johnny Knox over the summer, he said he said that he and the Bears wide receivers were out to silence the critics. In three games, Knox has 232 receiving yards and is gobbling up huge chunks of yards as he’s averaging 21.2 yards per reception. This former 5th round draft pick, 140th overall... Read more »

Martz-Cutler marriage is working

Chicago Tribune Offensively, the Bears are eleventh overall and fifth in passing yards. Jay Cutler has a 109.7 QB rating, third in the NFL. Those who thought the Mike Martz-Jay Cutler “marriage” wasn’t going to work were wrong.  Check out these stats:  Wall Street Journal  From the Wall Street Journal’s Michael Salfino:  On the strength... Read more »
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The 4th Phase gets credit for the Packers' 18 penalties

Chicago Tribune The Bears’ three phases came out to play. The 1st Phase capitalized on Packer mistakes and drove down the field as Cutler rebounded from throwing an interception early in the game. The offensive line even settled down during the course of the game. The 2nd Phase was dominant. Lance Briggs and Brian Urlacher forced a... Read more »

Navy and Orange Kool Aid Anyone?

Chicago Tribune In front of a national audience, the Bears persevered. Good teams get the ball to bounce their way. Good teams create opportunities. While there are still plenty of critics, the fact is the Bears are 3-0. Keep in mind, the Bears have not played their best game yet. Regardless, all three phases played... Read more »

The Packers are no match for the Bears and 4th Phase

It’s the match-up we’ve all been waiting for, ever since the Packers swept the Bears last season. The Bears have addressed all their needs in the offseason and in the first two games, we’ve already seen that they are an improved team. The Packers, on the other hand, are the same team, with the same... Read more »
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Keys to the game against the Packers

The biggest game of the season happens tomorrow. This game will be first time since 1962 that both the Bears and the Packers are 2-0 coming in. Since 2004, the Bears are 4-1 on Monday night. This is a must win, more so, for the Bears than the Packers. The Packers have been preseason favorites... Read more »

First Goal - Beat the Packers

In the 80′s, the Bears owned the Packers under Mike Ditka. In the 90′s, the pendulum swung and under Brett Favre, the Packers dominated the Bears. In 2004, the Bears hired Lovie Smith and in his press conference, Smith stated 3 goals. The first goal was to beat the Packers. In his first game as... Read more »

Bears will be inspired against the Packers

@pisatinoisamoa The Bears will wear their “Monsters of the Midway” 1940s throwback uniforms. The last time the Bears wore an alternate jersey against the Packers on New Years Eve, they got smoked. When they wore their throwback uni’s a few seasons ago against the Brett Favre and the Favrettes in a Monday Night Football game... Read more »
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Offseason changes paying early dividends

After a third straight disappointing season, fans wanted the McCaskeys to clean house. They wanted Ted Phillips, Jerry Angelo and Lovie Smith fired. A billboard went up, petitions were created, a Fire Lovie Smith blog went up and fans called in to radio shows to voice their opinion on who the Bears should hire in... Read more »
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