Posts tagged "preseason"

4th Phase Tweets: Preseason is finally over

The preseason is finally over. After all the anticipation during the offseason, minicamp and training camp, the real football season is upon us. After going winless in the preseason, the 4th Phase is seriously about to have a Chris Farley Superfan heart attack. In a previous posting earlier this year, I said the Bears are... Read more »

Bears need to trust each other

The 4th Phase is panicking and the season hasn’t even begun. There are plenty of Bears fans who don’t trust Lovie Smith and Jerry Angelo because of the mediocrity of the previous three seasons. Even though the Bears haven’t made the playoffs since the Super Bowl XLI, they’ve tried everything to improve the team through... Read more »

4th Phase tweets: Bears fans already starting to panic

The Bears are now 0-3 in the preseason… I repeat… the preseason. Twenty five years ago, the Bears finished 1-3 in the preseason but we all know what happened when it really counted. We were witnesses to the greatest team in the history of professional sports. There are a lot of expectations of this team... Read more »
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Rush Men came to play against the Raiders

The Raiders were missing their starting running back and both starting wide receivers but they still managed to move the ball up and down the field on the Bears’ first team defense. After a shaky start, the defense settled down. The pressure from the Rush Men made Campbell a little more nervous. The unit finished... Read more »

4th Phase tweets: Oakland raid the Bears

Seriously, we have to keep telling ourselves that this is preseason. These games mean nothing. It’s more of a chance to get the starters accustomed to playing together and an applying their learning’s of a new offensive system. Last night, the Bears look bad. The first unit offensive line gave up 4 sacks… in the... Read more »

Bears (unofficial) home opener tonight!

The Bears play their first home game tonight against the Oakland Raiders. Preseason games are hard to watch because you don’t get the full experience – the intensity of the game and the roar of the crowd. Besides, it’s still warm and not Bear weather. Regardless, hungry Bears fans, like me, want to see the... Read more »
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Limiting Cutler during the preseason is a great move

Limiting Cutler during the preseason is a great move
Take a look at the picture. Watch all the highlights of Eli Manning getting his helmet knocked off, getting hit from behind and lunging forward as his head crashed into a rushing defender. He bled profusely from his forehead. Manning was fortunate enough to only recieve 11 stitches. Imagine if this happened to Jay Cutler… Cutler plays with reckless... Read more »

4th Phase Tweets - Bears Lose To Chargers in Preseason Opener

We have to remind ourselves that this is only the preseason and this was the first preseason game. Regardless, the Bears loss against the Chargers is not acceptable. There’s been a lot of buzz around this season because of Mike Martz, Julius Peppers and what could be Lovie Smith and Jerry Angelo’s last season if... Read more »

Preseason story lines that need to play out

The Bears play their first preseason game tomorrow night against the Chargers. This will be the first time we see the new look Bears, the brand new Monsters of the Midway. Although the preseason doesn’t count for anything, there are plenty of storylines that we should pay attention to.  Quarterbacks Can Jay Cutler take the next step... Read more »
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