As many of your know, we are up and running at DaBearsBlog.com. Click that link and you can see the new site complete with a fast, sleek commenting system. We will be moving all the content from DBB to the location entirely this week. Three things that need to happen for…. BROWNS OVER LIONS Even if... Read more »
Tonight’s game prediction: Denver Broncos 27, Baltimore Ravens 13 I am re-running my ruminations/predictions column from August 27. This column will also serve as tonight’s opening game thread. I do it every year and have been 50% or better on predictions each year I’ve done em. This year I mix and match prediction with ruminations.... Read more »
Schedule release day! Schedule release day! Put the kids to bed early because the schedule hast been released! (I care about two significant elements of the schedule release: the national games and my fall bears-related travel schedule.) WEEK ONE Sunday, September 8th Bears v. Bengals NOTE: This is my favorite day of the year and... Read more »
The following thread will serve as the game day thread. Enjoy the evening and if you’re drinking at the local bar or a friend’s house…don’t drive. Call a cab. It ain’t that expensive. The Super Bowl is to football what St. Patrick’s Day is to drinking: a day specifically for the amateurs. But within the... Read more »
Special thanks to Cam for a terrific season. He’ll be back around draft time and definitely around for the 2013 season.
In his playoff debut Colin Kaepernick ran rough shot through the fittingly cheese-like defense of the Green Bay Packers to the tune of 181 rushing yards and a pair of touchdowns. Just when fans and media members started to believe we were seeing the championship ascension of a true rush-first quarterback, Kap put the run... Read more »
Went 3-1 picking games last weekend and 2-2 on my four bets. Very difficult to sit through betting Ravens scoring under 17.5 points when they have 14 with only half the first half clock gone. Nevertheless we move on to Championship Sunday. SAN FRANCISCO AT ATLANTA Pete Prisco of CBS Sports – one of the... Read more »
Last weekend I took a shot with the Cincinnati Bengals and they let me down. All four games were covered by the favorites and all four games failed to hit the over. (Read: Vegas took a bath.) This weekend I present a bet for every game. One bet – prop or otherwise – to keep... Read more »
The following are my selections for wild card weekend – against the spread, of course. Cincinnati +4.5 HOUSTON I am sure the whole world will be turning on the Texans after their miserable finish to the 2012 season…and I’m one of them. I hate this Texans team and I don’t trust their head coach (Kubiak)... Read more »
You don’t have a rivalry until your best pass rusher (Terrell Suggs, above) starts flipping the bird to the opponent on a t-shirt.