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Bears 2012 Free Agency Watch List: Offensive Lineman

Bears 2012 Free Agency Watch List: Offensive Lineman
It’s hard to tell who the Bears should go after because anything could happen from now to the start of free agency. A player could re-sign with their current team, they may get franchise tagged or they may be a competitive market. With the Bears needing to upgrade several positions, there’s no telling who could... Read more »

Eagles' Babin gets owned by the Bears and sounds off

Eagles' Babin gets owned by the Bears and sounds off
After Jason Babin was owned by Bears on Monday night in front of a national audience, he complained to the league office and sounded off on the Bears on Twitter. Check out Babin’s line for the game… 0 tackles, 0 quarterback hits, 0 sacks, 1 pass defended. If I were him, I’d be salty too.... Read more »

#4thPhase Tweets: Wheels come off in Detroit

This was a must win game for the Bears. Tonight’s loss sends the Bears to 2-3 and three games back from the undefeated Lions and the Packers. Coming into this week, the Lions rushing attack was 31st overall. Against the Bears, the Lions rushed for 188 yards. This loss makes every game, must win games... Read more »
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Bears convert on third downs, protect Cutler in loss

The Bears' offensive line continues to progress. This offense is only as good as they are.
The Bears lose to the Titans but who cares? The offense looked good. The defensive line showed their depth. Matt Forte continues to prove that he’s deserves to get paid. 1st Phase The first team offense converted 5-of-7 on third down. The offensive line protected Jay Cutler as he threw for 171 yards and was... Read more »

What to look for as Bears prepare for the regular season

The offensive line protected Cutler relatively well against the Giants' stout defensive line. The season rides on the o-line's ability to protect Cutler consistently.

Bears vs. Giants: Offensive line needs to improve

We all remember the game against the Giants last season all too well. In front of a national audience, the Bears’ weaknesses were exposed as the offensive line let Jay Cutler get sacked nine times in the first half. The unit suffered a colossal butt whoopin’. Other than to get your football fix, preseason games... Read more »
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Offensive line allows Bears to run on all cylinders

Photo: ChicagoBears.com This is not the same offensive line that gave up 9 sacks in the first half against the Giants. This is also not the same group that force the Bears to be a one-dimensional offense. Roberto Garza’s return and Chris Williams’ shift to left guard are proving to be the most important roster... Read more »

Bears getting off the bus running

Photo: Chicago Tribune Remember the old Lovie Smith adage “Getting off the bus running”? Remember when we couldn’t wait until that line was put to rest after trading for Jay Cutler? Now, the same one-liner is music to our ears.  Against a stingy Jets defense that was ranked 5th overall and 4th against the rush,... Read more »

Championship run starts now

The Bears have been relatively healthy and they need to be to make a playoff run.
Jay Cutler was in the middle of the pregame huddle against the Bills and told his team that the championship run started that very moment. Yet, at the beginning of the season, no one gave the Bears a shot — the national media, local media and even Bears fans.  The reality is that the Bears are... Read more »
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Win not pretty but encouraging

Chicago Tribune The offense has been shaky all season mainly because of the offensive line’s inability to pretty much do their job – protect Jay Cutler and open running lanes for Matt Forte and Chester Taylor. The coaching staff has mentioned that there has been a lack of continuity on the o-line and for the... Read more »
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