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Give Angelo credit for assembling a winning team

Give Angelo credit for assembling a winning team
After the Bears started out 2-3, the “Fire Lovie, Fire Jerry” chants were getting louder from the 4th Phase. While the chant isn’t as loud as it was a month ago, there are still a few that haven’t changed their stance. The reality is, the players who Jerry Angelo brought in for Lovie Smith’s system... Read more »

Resurgent defense a key in the Bears turnaround

Resurgent defense a key in the Bears turnaround
A big reason for the Bears’ turnaround and success has been because of a resurgent defense. From ChicagoBears.com: After allowing five plays of at least 50 yards in their first five games, the Bears have not permitted any plays over 40 yards in their last four contests. Promoting Chris Conte and Major Wright, reducing Brandon... Read more »

2011 Bears are better than last season's team

2011 Bears are better than last season's team
We’re at the half way point of the season and the Bears’ record is exactly what it was last season, 5-3. Although the Bears have the same record, this season’s team is better than they were last season. Improved Protection The improved play of the offensive line, is the primary reason for allowing Matt Forte... Read more »
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Opportunity Knocks For Wright And Conte

After poor safety play this past Sunday, veteran safeties Brandon Meriweather and Chris Harris were benched. Major Wright and Chris Conte will step in their place. For Meriweather and Harris, I’m sure their disappointed. Both can play at a high level and they’ve been the victims of a lack of a pass rush. They’re veteran... Read more »

Who Will Step Up To Be The Leader Of The Bears' Locker Room?

Urlacher is a future Hall Of Famer and still one of the best in the game. He's been more vocal to the media and still the face of the franchise.
The Bears filled Olin Kreutz’s void by signing former Seahawks center, Chris Spencer. A player will have to step up to fill his void in the locker room. With a shortened offseason and new players signed through free agency, someone will have to keep the locker room in order.

Bears defense is not invincible

The Bears are right where they want to be – in the driver’s seat and in control of their own destiny – but still have a lot of work to do. Since the bye week, the Bears are 4-0 with an improved offensive line, better 3rd down efficiency, a commitment to the run and Devin... Read more »
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The Monsters of the Midway are back

During Training Camp, Lovie Smith wanted to bring back the Monsters of the Midway brand of football back. Through 11 games this season, it looks like the Monsters of the Midway are back, just ask DeSean Jackson. After fielding a punt, Jackson made sure he didn’t get hit by oncoming defenders bearing down on him... Read more »

Bears players taking their own stance on "devastating hits"

With the concerns over concussions now front and center, the NFL is taking a harsh stance against “devastating hits”. This season, just like other seasons, we see concussions week after week.  The truth is, this game is more than just a physical contact sport. It’s become a violent collision sport and this is part of... Read more »

Crown'em... the Bears will win the NFC North

The Bears haven’t gotten much love from the national media but who cares? Even in Madden11, the Bears are rated a 77 and in the bottom half. Forbes even criticized the Bears as being an under-managed team and not living up their financial potential… more on that in a later post. All of this will... Read more »
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Bears poised to have a top 5 defense

Stability at safety with Chris Harris
Last season disappointed everyone – the fans, players, coaches, management, everyone. With high expectations after the Jay Cutler trade, the defense lost their current face of the franchise, Brian Urlacher, in the first game of the season. After Urlacher was lost for the season, the team’s identity was lost with him. Whether or not he... Read more »
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