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What's next for the Bears? 10 offseason predictions

With the season ending debacle, we’ll need to look forward to the offseason and wait and see what the Bears will do to solidify their roster for another run next season. Phil Emery has plenty of work ahead of him. He’ll have to use the same magic he used to rebuild the offense but this... Read more »

#4thPhase recap: Bears lose to Broncos in a meaningless game

Bears fans wanted their football and they finally got it. After 8 months since the last game and an offseason filled with excitement and anticipation, the beloved get trounced 31-3 to the Broncos in front of the 4th Phase. Before jumping off the ledge, remember, it’s preseason. This game doesn’t matter. It doesn’t count. 1st... Read more »

Hester To See A Reduce Role on Offense?

With the free agency market well now dried and the draft now over, we enter the real offseason. Based on the players signed and drafted this offseason, we now all wait in anticipation of the 2012 Bears. For the first time since, the biggest offseason move in franchise history, trading for Jay Cutler, the Bears... Read more »

Six Bears Selected As Pro Bowl Alternates

Six Bears were named as Pro Bowl alternates — Jay Cutler, Robbie Gould, Roberto Garza, Devin Hester, Henry Melton, and Julius Peppers. They join Brian Urlacher, Lance Briggs, Charles “Peanut” Tillman, Matt Forte and Corey Graham as they were voted in. Cutler and Forte were recently place on injured reserved but are eligible to play... Read more »

Five Bears voted into the Pro Bowl; two selected as alternates

Bitter sweet news for Bears fans. While the Bears will miss the post season, five players were selected for the Pro Bowl and two are alternate selections. Charles Tillman, Brian Urlacher, Lance Briggs, Matt Forte and Corey Graham were all voted into the Pro Bowl. Julius Peppers and Devin Hester were selected as alternates. This... Read more »

Help me Josh McCown. You're my only hope.

Josh McCown - the Bears new neckbeard?
McCown? Josh McCown? He of the 12-19 career record with a mark of 1-11 on the road? He who was coaching a high school football team about a month ago and hasn't started an NFL game in four seasons? Really? He's the one who's gonna stick his hands up Garza's butt when the Bears line up on Sunday? ...

Hurry Up Offense: Teammates sticking up for Barber, Bears not sold on Tebow, Angelo's future

Hurry Up Offense: Teammates sticking up for Barber, Bears not sold on Tebow, Angelo's future
Hurry Up Offense: Quick hits on Bears news during the week Marion Barber keeps his silence As far as I’m concerned, why should he? Barber made two bone-headed plays that directly impacted the game. I understand if a player doesn’t like to speak to the media but unless the player has a severe stuttering problem... Read more »

#4thPhase Tweets: Bears embarrass themselves against the Chiefs; lose Forte

#4thPhase Tweets: Bears embarrass themselves against the Chiefs; lose Forte
Given the confidence everyone had in Caleb Hanie and what looked to be his in-game progression against the Raiders, there was hope the Bears would tomahawk the Chiefs if Hanie played steady, didn’t make mistakes and if the Bears were able to pound the ball. No one thought that a Tyler Palko-led Chiefs team would... Read more »

#4thPhase Tweets: Raiders loot Hanie for 3 interceptions

#4thPhase Tweets: Raiders loot Hanie for 3 interceptions
Honestly, I’m not really upset the Bears lost to the Raiders at the Black Hole. They’re a tough team and Oakland is a tough place to play. At the end of the day, the Bears still hold the top Wild Card spot. At the same time, they failed to separate themselves from the pack of... Read more »

#4thPhase Tweets: Bears win fifth in a row but lose at the same time

#4thPhase Tweets: Bears win fifth in a row but lose at the same time
The Bears beat the Chargers for their fifth straight, the first time since the 2005. While we should be celebrating, many of us are panicking because Jay Cutler could be out for the rest of the regular season. If he can’t go, I’m confident in Caleb Hanie. Hanie showed us something last season against the... Read more »
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