Seahawks at Bears Game Preview

Last week my predictions were as good as they've been in a couple years, coming within 8 total points of the score.  I'm feeling it again today.

YOUR TODD COLLINS-LESS 2010 CHICAGO BEARS
over
Seattle Seahawks
Why do I like the Chicago Bears this week?
  • I always like the Chicago Bears.
  • I expect taking a week off from the passing game will leave both Mike Martz and Jay Cutler feeling a bit antsy.  Look for the Bears to use short routes to open up deep stuff down the sidelines.  Big game from Cutler, rebounding from a concussion, and a comeback game from Devin Aromashodu.
  • I hear a lot of criticism of Matt Forte, specifically from Steve Rosenbloom, but I'll take his 531 combined yardage and 5 touchdowns.  Forte might not be the best runner or receiver but he's certainly one of the best all-around in the game.  I don't think his performance against the Panthers was an aberration.
  • There will be a few times in this game when a missed tackle on Marshawn Lynch will frustrate the hell out of Bears fans but that's the kind of back he is.  But I've grown confident in our safeties, especially when Chris Harris is used as at his natural strong safety spot. 
  • I'd be afraid of John Carlson if I didn't think the Seahawks will keep him glued to the tackle opposite Julius Peppers.  Carlson can block but not well enough to keep Orange Julius from getting his third and maybe fourth sacks of the season.  (Julius Peppers' neutralizing opposing tight ends has been his unsung reward.)
  • I don't think Seattle's receivers are strong enough to establish positioning on the inside route or big enough to win jump balls down the field over our safeties.
  • I think the Bears are crazy to kick the ball anywhere near Leon Washington.  I also think the Bears are coached by Lovie Smith, meaning the ball will be kicked to Leon Washington.  Leon's ability to keep the 'Hawks out of poor field position will be what keeps the Bears from pulling away.

Chicago Bears 27, Seattle Seahawks 16

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  • FIRST!

  • In reply to Grizzly559:

    Lovie will surely kick it to Leon Washington.

  • In reply to Grizzly559:

    Repeat --- Last thread - Irishsweetness - best analysis...

  • In reply to kenbill:

    You need to read some Michael L.

  • In reply to kenbill:

    If Peppers literally kills Hasselbeck on Sunday do you think they would show the hit on SportCenter later on that night?

  • In reply to hollywood1:

    like they did w/ the Stafford hit? O/U for the 12:00 ET first showing

  • In reply to hollywood1:

    With the NFL investigating whether or not he sent lewd photos of himself to a Jets game hostess while he played for New York in 2008, Favre said Wednesday that his cherished, NFL-record streak of 289 consecutive starts could be in danger if the pain in his right elbow grows any worse.

    The 41-year-old quarterback didn't practice with the Minnesota Vikings on Wednesday, preferring to rest the tendinitis that flared up noticeably Monday night during a 29-20 loss to the Jets.

    "I don't want to play just to play," Favre said. "It's kind of a funny injury. It could flare up and get worse...or i could end up sending pics of my old gray balls to random women that cross my path during the course of practice or the game."

  • In reply to hollywood1:

    ...and I'm SURE that good ol' boy, Narcissus, COULDN'T be using his "tender" elbow as a ploy for more attention and/or sympathy.

  • In reply to hollywood1:

    A lot of people are asking "Why did it take so long for this stuff to surface?"

    My answer? Maybe it took Jan that long to STOP LAUGHING!

  • In reply to hollywood1:

    I know, I know, it's the pessimist in me but I just can't shake the feeling that Seahawks' wideout, Mike "ANOTHER wasted Lions' 1st round pick" Williams, who has scored all of ONE touchdown in his NFL career to date, WILL find the endzone this Sunday.

  • In reply to Albertintucson:

    I actually saw (live) Williams play in a preseason game (and score a TD) and he looked good -- a far cry from his first stint in the league.

    Hopefully he won't, but I wouldn't make a big deal of it if he does. He didn't look fat anymore to me, but he's still a big receiver capable of making power moves (and jukes).

  • In reply to hollywood1:

    Heya Jeff, the predictions look good. I will say though that (unlike punts) it's tough to kick away from KO returners -- often times the cure tastes worse than the disease. Very, very few returners get kicked away from, our man Hester being one of them. You're basically resigning yourself to giving possession between the 35 and 45 yard line when you do, which just kills you both on offense and defense.

    I wouldn't fault Smith (or most of the coaches in the NFL, whom I'm sure would do the same) for kicking to Washington. You coach up your ST, prepare to *maybe* give up 1 TD, and feel like a fool if you give up 2. Late in the game if you have to prevent a big return, you squib the kickoff or surprise onside.

  • In reply to 750mL:

    I wouldn't kick away from him and give them free shots at the endzone. He's not Hester. Our ST should have him nicely lined up for Corey Graham.

  • In reply to IrishBearsFan:

    Gould's been fucking bombing the ball. Kick it 5 yards deep in the end zone and we'll be able to handle Leonard Washington

  • In reply to MASOCHR:

    Have I said that Gould is my favorite Bear?

  • In reply to 750mL:

    Please, no squib kicks...remember Atlanta. Unless Gould has improved...

  • In reply to mikebdot:

    You want to seriously mind fuck an opponent? The game before you play a very good return team you try an onside kick two times, just to make the bastards the next week waste time preparing for that shit. Especially if you are up a few scores. Which is to say, we should have tried it just once last week. When was the last time Lovie Smith did anything unpresdictable? Seriously, what have you not predicted from him? That's the sign of a stubborn piece of shit, not a solid head coach.

  • In reply to mikebdot:

    +1

  • In reply to mikebdot:

    +1 squared

  • In reply to mikebdot:

    I didn't see the not-taking-the-lead against Detroit move coming. That was quite frankly stunning.

  • In reply to hollywood1:

    Johhny..are you sure he didn't practice because of this:
    YOUCH.......
    http://wcco.com/video

  • In reply to hollywood1:

    Here I go again following ML's serious post with some ridiculous shit... almost like I pick to post after him on purpose (see how I did that?)

    Ok, so non-related second most childish (but insanely funny) thing on this string (well done doc) has got to be this: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JXx4X3RKBqA

    Now I don

  • In reply to MB30SD:

    MB....WTF!!!?????? lol!

    or try this:
    http://wcco.com/video

  • In reply to nicholsra:

    or MB..this:
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0iXP9yoc4VY

  • In reply to nicholsra:

    Don't know if I agree with Jeff about kicking it away from Washington on KR. Gould has DRAMATICALLY improved his kick-off skills, and regularly kicks it deep into the end-zone, often forcing a knee. I don't know if Gould is on roids or what (was anyone else surprised that the Gould not only attempted a 53yarder, yet alone, making it with room to spare?) but between his boomers and our SP speedsters, I would allow Gould to kick it, at some angle, to Washington, as opposed to just ceding field position. If Washington does indeed prove to be too much for our SP in the first quarter, then we can kick it away from him and adjust accordingly.

    Agree with Jeff on Peppers forcing TEs to stay on the line. How many TEs have destroyed us in the past, up the seem, where the cover 2 can't cover? Now other teams would have to be crazy NOT to make their TEs at least chip Peppers, which helps our pass D tremendously.

    Matt Forte makes all his big runs after he makes the first person miss. All his big gains have come from that - he is more a juker than a power tackle breaker, but focusing on his speed has really helped his acceleration this year, which helps him run down field after that initial juke. The Seahawks will no doubt preach "gap integrity" or contain to try to nullify Forte, but that could open up other aspects of the offense, and freeze the pass rush a bit.

  • In reply to KissMyButkus:

    Special teams are soooo important.

    Earlier this season, the Seahawks got SLAUGHTERED on the stat sheet but won a game with 2 kick returns.

    Last Sunday, the Raiders snapped a THIRTEEN GAME losing skid to the Chargers thanks, mainly, to a PAIR of blocked punts!

  • In reply to Albertintucson:

    Ya, I tuned in to the San Diego game, and they were already down like 12-0, and I was like, "What the hell happened? Did the Raiders get spotted 12 points?"

    I would wait til Washington scored 1TD (unless it's late and the game might be on the line) before kicking it away from him. After that, well, as the saying goes, "Fool me once..."

  • In reply to KissMyButkus:

    As George W. said ...

    "Fool me once ...shame on ... shame on you ... fool me ... you can't get fooled again."

  • In reply to IrishBearsFan:

    Ha!

  • In reply to KissMyButkus:

    We just need to attempt to run. They're number at stopping the run, so we can forget about running it all day. We need to get points on the board and put these fools away. They're winless on the road and we need to keep it that way and get two up on the Fudgers ... who lost Finley for the year. Man, are they screwed with injuries. I almost feel sorry for them.

  • In reply to IrishBearsFan:

    What more important I think is that we have to use Forte and Taylor much more effectively than we have so far. Those guys should be getting a lot more touches than they have so far. I look to see a lot more passes out of the backfield to them. Just get them the ball.

  • In reply to ImissButkus:

    +1

  • In reply to IrishBearsFan:

    Chester Taylor should be our short yard and goal line running back. He seems to fight for them better than Forte. Martz should use Forte like he did in the Panthers game and realize that he has a quarterback that just came off a concussion.

    From what I have seen so far of the Sea hawks, they really rely on their D and special teams because Matt isn't back. Not saying he can't play but hasn't found a groove and they keep trading or dropping their receivers.

    We stop Pete Carrol from rallying up his players, make Matt look like he is a rookie again, and play a balance offense. We will win.

  • In reply to Bears85Sweetness23:

    These are not the droids your looking for....

  • In reply to Bears85Sweetness23:

    '85, he IS officially our short yardage.boal line back now: http://www.chicagotribune.com/sports/football/bears/ct-spt-1013-chester-taylor-bears-chic20101012,0,6843046.story

    Seems Lovie finally read this blog.

  • In reply to Bears85Sweetness23:

    I think Forte and Taylor are too close in size to make a difference at the goal line. I'd love to see a Michael Bush or some other bruiser on the roster. There must be a bunch of guys sitting on practice squads who fit the bill.

  • In reply to IrishBearsFan:

    You mean a guy with explosive 'to and through the line' speed and bowling-ball type running within 5/10 yeards?

    You mean a guy like Kahili Bell?

    Do we have anyone like that on the roster? Just askin'?

  • In reply to MB30SD:

    have they activated that cat yet? I don't recall seeing that circus midget wolf make any special teams plays yet.

  • In reply to IrishBearsFan:

    I anybody else watching 'The League'? I saw the White Knuckle episode last night, holy shit sometimes I can't believe that show.

    "You speared my pretty penis!"

    Josh Cribbs was the guest star.

  • In reply to gpldan:

    man been watching that shit since season 1. and yea the "White Knuckler" episode was classic. did you see the "Kluneburg" episode yet? that shit was all types of funny

  • In reply to FQD1911:

    great show.

  • In reply to gpldan:

    Terrell Suggs too. I didn't get the cocaine toilet seat (in ep.4 I think it was). Weeds, Dexter and House are back, so I'm set.

  • In reply to IrishBearsFan:

    Tice during his testy interview:

    "Certainly we

  • In reply to IrishBearsFan:

    I like Tice.

    http://espn.go.com/blog/chicago/bears/post/_/id/4666919/mike-tice-qa

  • In reply to Bears85Sweetness23:

    I predict moving Williams to guard is a sign that there will be more rolling out plays and more general movement required. Also, he mentions he thinks Williams is a better run blocker than pass protector, which to me means there's going to be lots of traps to the right. Maybe if the tight end actually provides a gap for him to get the next level we can have some success moving the chains. It could also mean screen heavy.

    Or it could be a huge mind fuck. I like Tice because of the game theory/art of war aspect. and the "you don't know what you are talking about asking that question, pal" attitude.

  • In reply to mikebdot:

    love that old school way of thinking...my best five against your five and we will just go and swing it out on the field.

  • In reply to mikebdot:

    Interesting, no?

    http://www.signonsandiego.com/news/2010/oct/13/report-jackson-report/

    And can we make an offer for Mankins? Not like we would, just curious if it's possible? Michael L, do you know?

  • In reply to MB30SD:

    It's possible, but just not very likely -- for two reasons.

    First the Pats will likely want (if I had to guess) at least a 3rd and a 4th round pick, or else a 2nd round pick for him. I don't see that happening.

    Secondly Mankins wants a "show me the money" contract. He turned down a (IIRC) 5 year $35M (I think $16M guaranteed?) offer. Now, reportedly he was going to sign it but balked when the team wanted him to publicly apologize for his comments about Kraft/team... so maybe he'd sign for the same or a little less elsewhere. But we're still talking about $30M+ or $6M+/year type money... for just an OG. I don't think JA would want to do that, and frankly I don't blame him. They need more than a guard to fix the line, so they need to spend wisely and look for better value than a market level guard -- even a Pro Bowl-level one.

  • In reply to mikebdot:

    Has anybody else notice how much Olin Kreutz was getting powned last game? I seen him numbers of times getting blown out, and occasionaly knocked on his ass. The goal line run with chester taylor, Kreutz was on his ass three yards behind the scrimmage.

  • In reply to Grizzly559:

    Kruetz is not the guy he used to be...Fresno, can you please explain the term powned? Da Coach does not understand.

  • In reply to MASOCHR:

    powned- slang for getting your ass kicked

  • In reply to Grizzly559:

    It's p0wn3d I think

  • In reply to gpldan:

    It's gamer slang. Before the days of Xbox live, people used type chatting in first person shooters.

    It's part of what you would call nerds use, as l33t speak.

    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Leet

  • In reply to gpldan:

    I think i'll just say he got his ass kicked...Nerds!

  • In reply to MASOCHR:

    Hahahahaha

  • In reply to gpldan:

    Da Coach insinuates that Sterger is a fame whore

    http://www.suntimes.com/sports/football/bears/2802526,mike-ditka-jenn-sterger-espn-radio-14.article?xzcxvcbv

  • In reply to gpldan:

    Does washington do punt returns as well? Gould is stellar at kick-off but Maynard has been shaky at best. I do think Cutler will have a big game but I just hope he doesnt try to do too much too soon. How about 3 step drops and short slants instead of 8 step drop long bombs.

  • In reply to Jlehr:

    Golden Tate does their punt returning.

  • In reply to dutsami:

    http://espn.go.com/blog/chicago/bears/post/_/id/4666936/iwuh-may-start-in-place-of-briggs

  • In reply to Bears85Sweetness23:

    Hands up how many of you are sitting there thinking 'Jamar Williams. Damn. We could have given them any punk on the roster.' ?

  • In reply to IrishBearsFan:

    You really think Carolina would have taken any punk in return for Harris?

  • In reply to dutsami:

    I believe it's pronounced "Golden Taint"

  • In reply to dutsami:

    Here are the USA TODAY's weekly "what a joke" NFL power rankings.

    http://www.usatoday.com/sports/football/nfl/2010-power-rankings.htm

    Somehow, the seriously damaged Packers are still ranked AHEAD of the Bears, who they lost to, and the Giants are ranked BEHIND the Bears, who they beat.

    Duh.

    You all pretty much know my opinion of the value of these rankings anyway but , do these people actually WATCH any NFL football?

    Bet it's a part-time gig and whoever it is works in government where nothing ever makes sense anyway.

  • In reply to dutsami:

    Lovie Smith called Lance Briggs ankle a 'bit of a concern

    Tommie Harris working after practice with DL coach Eric Washington. JD

  • In reply to dutsami:

    Considering the Bears

  • In reply to Bears85Sweetness23:

    We've already got the guy. Here he is, Charles Grant, scoring on a 90 yard TD run. For real.

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=D9-cxEAyaYw

    we're 0 for 9 from the 1 yard line ....

  • In reply to gpldan:

    Peppers is so good he is even breaking into the press conferences of other teams and causing havoc:

    http://www.seahawks.com/media-lounge/videos/Pete-Carroll-Press-Conference---Wednesday/2f906a4f-8d39-4f89-b8d9-193ce1bd8373

    , you only need to watch the first 3:20 or so, kinda funny.

  • In reply to gpldan:

    Another NFL player displays his woody in public:

    http://jalopnik.com/5662993/rams-linebacker-shows-local-news-reporter-his-woody

  • In reply to gpldan:

    Checkout www.dabearsreview.blogspot.com for full chicago bears game analysis... :)

  • In reply to creedgaming:

    How about we check out our foot up your ass?

  • In reply to gpldan:

    I'm talkin to you, chump!

    http://listentoleon.net/wp/wp-content/uploads/2009/10/apollo_creed.jpg

  • In reply to gpldan:

    I want you!! I want the stallion!!

  • In reply to gpldan:

    Man, Favre has been back-handed with more karma this week than Bernie Madoff:

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ONSR_45O-dc

    Maybe he's send a dick pic of his bruised nads.

  • In reply to Crowned:

    I am with most of you when we say "The Queens are done". But I was wondering (for future reference), Is Tarvaris Jackson a better or worst QB after following the Donger around the last couple years?

  • In reply to Church:

    end good question, in all honesty Jackson is athletic but never had the discipline or mechanics. Having Brett as a mentor may in fact be the key for him.

  • In reply to Church:

    I think once your name is 'Tavaris' you're pretty much done to begin with. You're a gaylord alien on ST:Next Gen.

  • In reply to Crowned:

    Never seen anyone in so much pain after getting hit in the vagina.

  • In reply to Crowned:

    RAM BAM RIGHT IN THE CLAM!

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TcBcU2PD5Qw&p=CB63A7C9911E4D04&playnext=1&index=58

  • In reply to Grizzly559:

    Fresno...I think I just pissed in my pants!! hhhhhhhhhaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaahhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhaaaaaaaaaa!

  • In reply to Crowned:

    With all due respect, I see this week as a much larger differential than your prediction Blogfather. This pass Defense is atrocious, even with Rivers gaudy game, they simply cannot cover.

    For the first time this year other than week one, we're a favorite for a change, and everyone is still expecting us to underachieve. As a frequent reader of The Seattle PI ( fascinated by the city ) i've been reading their fans and virtually every other writer continuously blast us this week still, even though we're likely to come out of this week with a 2+ game division lead ( miami +7 is lock of the week) and probable control of the whole NFC. ( i see philly beating atlanta this weekend as highly likely) This is a statement game even more so for the Bears then Dallas, or GreenBay was, and i think they play like it.

    Seattle's offensive line is torn up still, Their quarterback has the most rushing touchdowns on the team, and having seen Lynch play for the past three years with that atrocious line in buffalo (im in rochester ny, season ticket holder for past three years to bills games for the cheap seats and amazing tailgating) i am expecting absolutely nothing from him this week with a new team, and a legitimate defense that we bring to the table. If he exceeds 70 yards on 20+ i will be shocked, and Seattle still hasn't even named him the starter. The only front seven scarier against the run right now is Pittsburgh, and that's a statement boys.

    The numbers won't be outrageous, but i expect the score to be. Seattle will have a tough time putting up 10, and if we don't put up at least thirty i will honestly be surprised. Old, declining quarterback, A defense due for 6, the better of the two special teams, and a healthy rested Cutler equal big things.

    Look for forte to play like he did in Detroit week 1. Dink and dunk.

    Chicago 34- Seattle 09

  • In reply to pizzatime7:

    your line is terrible your qb is a crybaby and your best linebacker probably will not play(briggs). and SEATTLE HAS THE BEST SPECIAL TEAMS between the two teams. seattles defense has more sacks than chicago and will put cutler flat on his back. seahawks 27 bears 17 prepare to be shocked, you guys are ripe for the picking, and you sound like the bears have already won the nfc.... this game will be alot harder than you think mark my words. Rich from the beautiful city of Seattle.

  • In reply to seahawkrich:

    Seattle is not beautiful. You are a not a unique and special snowflake.

  • In reply to seahawkrich:

    You read that crybaby crap on the internet and just spout it out like the rest of the morons who can't form their own opinions. Cutler has *never* whinged since he came to Chicago. Not once. Takes all the blame on him. Don't know/don't care what happened in Denver, but he's no crybaby come the pressers. And we'll kick your ass up and down Soldier field all day long with or without an offensive line. Won't see you here again that's for sure. Peppers will put the plus signs on Hasselbeck's eyes, mark my words.

  • In reply to seahawkrich:

    leon washington has 233 of his 407 return yards in one game. not impressed.

    Besides the fact that special teams is more then a return game, please, enlighten me. How exactly does Seattle have a better special teams then one of the best from the past 5 years +?

  • In reply to pizzatime7:

    From 'Vadge Attack' to keen analysis. What a board :o)

    Miami are +7 !!? WTF ? I'll bet my twins and my cock on Miami please Mr. Dangerous underground bookmaker.

  • In reply to IrishBearsFan:

    And I think you have it right between you Jeff/Pizza : 24-9 Bearz.

  • In reply to pizzatime7:

    Somebody just posted a Remi Gaillard clip. Legend. This is stealing, yes. But it's useful if you're starving and not financially wedged up : how to get free food from McDonalds drive-thrus. Their system is a complete fail.

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=27NX_MMIkLY&feature=related

    And if you haven't seen his dead ball skills :

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DdAOZg12tOE&feature=related

  • In reply to Crowned:

    crown.... posted it earlier and I still laugh when I see it..and your right about karma..hhhhhhhhhhhhhheeeeeeeeeeehhhhhhhhhhhhheeeeeeeeee

  • In reply to creedgaming:

    That sir, is crap.

  • In reply to creedgaming:

    your url is to long. ill pass

  • In reply to creedgaming:

    No.

  • In reply to gpldan:

    Leet. The natural evolution of language, or a cataclysmic dumbing down in culture? Discuss.

    I didn't even see the internet or MS Windows in college when I was studying computer science. We worked on Vax machines. I already feel left behind by the internet generation and I'm 38. I was programming my home computer when I was 9. Now I'm a relic. I'd never even heard the word 'Leet' before GPL posted it here. That's depressing.

  • In reply to gpldan:

    Actually the original spelling is "pwned" since it started as a misspelling of "owned" from too fast typing. It caught on since people found it funny.

    These days people spell it any number of ways... as it's pronounced "powned".

  • In reply to Grizzly559:

    Thank you. He's the Brett Favre of Offensive Lines. His mind writes the cheques his body can't cash. It's time to go coaching cos the well's run dry old son.

  • In reply to IrishBearsFan:

    A good comparison I think. On the other hand, he did stop at least one potential personal foul by someone last week getting in a teammate's face before he committed a penalty to hurt the Bears.

    Now is that shit worth sitting three yards behind the LOS? Well, no, not really.

  • In reply to IrishBearsFan:

    Just a tid bit me and mt crew hung out with SOLID GOULD at a bikini bar in north carolina last saturday night he was with his brother and some other people what a class act he also boughr us a pitcher of beer Bear down Brothers!!

  • In reply to IrishBearsFan:

    you guys should be more worried about seattle. this not going to the cakewalk you think it is. seahawks are very good against the run and getting to the qb, cutler will get hurt if he plays. seahawks could win this game and probably will they will be much improved with lynch running the ball seahawks 27 bears 17 seahawk fan from the greaqt city of seattle

  • In reply to seahawkrich:

    Hey rich - if we bitch slap the Hawks like we did the packers, will you vanish like Cheesy did?

  • In reply to Grizzly559:

    Michael Lombardi's wig looks like Lego hair. Look at his little photo on Nfl.com right now and tell me that's not a syrup.

  • In reply to IrishBearsFan:

    I think Lego people have defined chins.

  • In reply to gpldan:

    Then he's a weeble.

  • In reply to mikebdot:

    I like it. Huge fan of traps and counters. Won a SB for Joe Gibbs and Timmy Smith was it ? Shame, because that was Louis' specialty according to the scout reports on him. Second level blocks are his thing.

  • In reply to mikebdot:

    Well crap, I hadn't read this.

    http://blogs.suntimes.com/bears/2010/10/garza_to_undergo_arthroscopic.html

    Nothing about the Art of War...it's the art of necessity. 5 best guys who can actually suit up is more like it...

  • In reply to IrishBearsFan:

    Number two, even ..

  • In reply to MB30SD:

    See the bike land on him in the Matt Hoffman tribute to Evel Knievel? Sweet. Evel was my first hero.

  • In reply to kenbill:

    Irish wants to bench Kruetz and re-sign and start a guy we dropped. worst analysis.

  • In reply to MASOCHR:

    Actually benching Kreutz was one of two looks proposed. That's more like a future line. Edwin couldn't take over at center right now and make the calls. But Asiata is a beast, he hasn't played much football, If they thought he was a loser he wouldn't be on the practice squad.

  • In reply to IrishBearsFan:

    I can't disagree that Kruetz has lost a step per season these past 3, but he's still servicable and better than Edwin.

  • In reply to IrishBearsFan:

    Ya, my only disagreement is with kicking away from any kick returner. You can't just give them that kind of field position and not expect the offense to make you pay more than the one guy who is returning kicks. Punts, totally different story; no penalty for kicking it out of bounds there. There is only 20 yards or so diff with kicking it out of bound or trying an onside kick, so Im taking my chances and just understanding that they have a dynamic return guy.

  • In reply to kenbill:

    His 68-yard touchdown run against Carolina is the team's only run of more than 18 yards this season.

    Told you Carolina had a great run stopping D and we beat it.

  • In reply to Bears85Sweetness23:

    We were the first to run for over 100 against Carolina.

  • In reply to Bears85Sweetness23:

    Pretty sure they're ranked 27th against the run there Artoo ... and they're 0-5. May very well be the worst team in the league in fact. The Bills and the Browns would beat them.

  • In reply to IrishBearsFan:

    They are now. Before we played them they averaged at 95 yard per game. But that was total yardage by both running backs.

    Still, Detroit is 26 and we only ran for 50 yards that game. But in the the Panther's game we get over 166? I don't think the Panther's were that bad. But, I will give up the argument.

  • In reply to Bears85Sweetness23:

    Just the fact that we couldn't seem to run it against anybody, and then we put up big yardage against the Panthers makes me think they're just not that good. We'll see Sunday, hopefully CW makes a big difference.

  • Who wins out of these three games?
    Saints@tampa?
    Miami@Packers?
    Jets@Denver?

    this is for a football pool. thanks bro

  • In reply to Grizzly559:

    Aints
    Fins
    Jets

  • In reply to Grizzly559:

    I go Aints, fins, broncos

  • now thats funny bro

  • In reply to Grizzly559:

    Jay Leno has had a lot of fun in his Monday night "Headlines" segment just showing the unfortunate names of some Asian restaurants. Alas, I can't come up with any of them.

  • In reply to Albertintucson:

    my bro's wife is Korean and she finds this shit funny: www.engrish.com.

    No offense in any way shape or form meant.

  • In reply to MB30SD:

    Hey, you either HAVE a sense of humor OR you don't. Many who don't are also card-carrying, politically correct, members of the "Thought Police". Some people are just WAITING to be insulted. Well, they can all kiss my rosy red butt.

    Case-in-point:

    Anderson Cooper goes ballistic over a line in a movie trailer, then interviews Eminem, (who is KNOWN for his scatalogical, sometimes homophobic rap lyrics) on 60 MIBNUTES and serves up nothing but "soft toss" questions. Another self-serving, I-know-it-all-so-let-me-tell-you-what-and-how-you-should-think media ass.

    By the way, Anderson, if this post offends you? Good!

  • In reply to Albertintucson:

    Besides, MB, if she married YOUR BROTHER she BETTER have a sense of humor!

    (Sorry, that one was right down the middle and I couldn't hold back).

  • In reply to Albertintucson:

    Al, you have NO idea how right you are. Ha!

  • In reply to MB30SD:

    I have brothers, MB. I have brothers. LOL.

  • In reply to MB30SD:

    I taught Thai kids English for four years. It's not just Japanese or Chinese, it's pan-Asian. They see 'L' but say 'R', see 'R' but say 'L'.

    So I used to drill them with ...

    Larry really likes to lick lollipops
    Sally sells seashells on the seashore

    The other Thai teachers thought I was taking the piss and trying to humiliate them. Then you hear the teachers make the same mistakes when you walk by their classes and you realise that's just how the kids were taught to speak.

  • In reply to Albertintucson:

    Cream of sum yung guy ?

  • you would definitely not get tenure if you made some asian nerd indirectly tell the class he preferred penis to vagina. that was funny.

  • Could be worse Doc. I once heard of a guy named Clyde Schmeckpecker. I always like the name Slim Goodbody.

  • In reply to ImissButkus:

    I have a customer named Victor Sweetwood

  • Hilarious.

  • Doc wit da instant classic. Funny shit man.

  • The Chris Williams move to gaurd is definitely a demotion. They brought this guy in to do one thing-be a star pass protector. Tice said after reviewing the tape, he thinks Williams is a better run blocker at this point in his career. Gotta be a blow to his ego, but he needs to man up and fill that gaurd role. At least we have some more meat up front to hopefully get a push, especially on those goal line situations and 3rd and shorts. Olin's old balls, but he's still got some ball in him and is the vocal leader and shot-caller on da line. We need him, even if he's lost a few steps.

    Waffle, please tell the story of how you broke your wrist. Sounds like an epic tail.

    Pizza time-good input bro. Keep it coming.

    Lobo-great pic. I'm into the lingerie league. Those hotties hit hard; they're not playing around. Here's to the Bears being in solo first in da NFC at 5-1 after this week and the Chicago Bliss going 2-0 in the LFL.

    WANG POON DOWN!

  • In reply to Crowned:

    Everybody Wang Poon tonight!

  • In reply to gpldan:

    The Wang Chung ! Epic. Haircut one hundred. Nik Kershaw. Ataris. Manic miner. Jet set Willy. I'm back in the 80's - what a trip ! Thanks GPL. You dropped me down and raised me up all in five minutes. I've got to get me a DeLorean with a flux capacitor ....

  • In reply to Crowned:

    Appreciated Trac.

    Should i money line the lions +10 this week? highest scoring offense in the nfl, but the giants have looked scary since we woke them up.

  • In reply to pizzatime7:

    i clearly meant crown . long effing day already.

  • In reply to pizzatime7:

    You saw what that line did to us Pizza, but I guess the Lions have a better line than us.

  • It's almost unfair that you get put in a position like that. Sometimes, you almost think it's worth getting fired. If nothing else, you would become a campus legend!!

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