Posts tagged "Israel Idonije"

Bears bye-week review

Bears bye-week review
The bye-week has come early this year, and we find the Chicago Bears holding a favorable record at 4-1. The Bears also have a share of first place in the NFC North alongside the Minnesota Vikings. The bye-week is usually one of the more boring weekends during the course of the football season. But it... Read more »

Bears Players Report to Facilities

Larry Mayer of reported Tuesday that kicker Robbie Gould and defensive end Israel Idonije both reported to Halas Hall, just one day following the ruling by Judge Susan Nelson which lifted the lockout. While Nelson’s ruling technically took effect immediately, the NFL began the process of filing for a legal stay on the ruling... Read more »

Chicago Bears Contract Extensions: Who's Getting One?

Chicago Bears Contract Extensions: Who's Getting One?
Getty Images The word of the day my friends? Speculation. The Bears’ successful 2010 season has come to an end, and with plenty of controversy in-hand. It wouldn’t be mentally healthy for us to sit around and mope about what could have been, wondering who quit who (brokeback reference). Therefore, I pose to you, Bears... Read more »

Israel Idonije Finalist for the Walter Payton Man of the Year Award

Chicago Bears Huddle Early Sunday afternoon, the NFL named three players as finalists for the Walter Payton Man of the Year award. The award recognizes a player’s community work, as well as excellence on the playing field. Perhaps even more simply put, the award highlights a player who’s both a great athlete and a great... Read more »

2010 Chicago Bears: Most Surprising, Improved and Disappointing Players

Given everything that the Chicago Bears have accomplished this season, one might be quick to say they’ve over-achieved. But, if that’s the case, you have to ask yourself just what you expected from each of the Bears’ players? While there have been quite a few improved and break-out players, others have been just plain disappointing.... Read more »

To Play or Not to Play? Chicago Bears vs. Green Bay Packers

Getty Images From Green Bay Wisconsin to Chicago Illinois, football fans alike can be heard pacing the halls, nervously awaiting the final game of the regular season. For Packers’ fans, beating their rival Chicago Bears on Sunday may be the only chance they have at earning the final sixth-seed in the NFC playoffs. This, after... Read more »

New York Jets vs. Chicago Bears: Keys to Victory

After clinching the NFC North with a win over the Vikings, the Chicago Bears will try to hold onto the second seed in the NFC. The Jets are coming into Chicago after a big win over the Steelers last week. If the Jets were to win, they would clinch a playoff spot in the AFC. ... Read more »

The Patriots Cometh: Keys to a Chicago Bears Victory

Getty Images The last time Bears fans were this anxious for a game at Soldier Field was, well, two weeks ago when the red-hot Philadelphia Eagles, led by Michael Vick, strolled into town. The Bears prepared well for Eagles and dominated just about every phase of the game in the 31-26 victory. Not only did... Read more »

Fortunately for the Bears, Football is About Match-Ups and Not Revenge

As the red-hot Bears get set to take on the Detroit Lions in Ford Field on Sunday, one of the few story lines on deck is the idea that this could be a classic “trap” game for the Bears. After all, the Lions still feel a bit slighted after they almost defeated the Bears in... Read more »

The Bears Defensive Line: Talent Is Not Skin Deep

Getty Images When you think of the 2010 Chicago Bears’ defensive line, the first player that probably comes to mind is Julius Peppers. While he has been worth every penny he was paid this season, he is not the only one who has been playing at a high level. The Bears’ defensive line is very... Read more »