Posts tagged "Charles Tillman"

Bears Defense Must Be About Pressure, Not Punches

Bears Defense Must Be About Pressure, Not Punches
Charles Tillman could punch the whiskey out of a drunkard’s hand. But that doesn’t mean the Bears defense should rely on he and his band of merry men’s remarkable ability to create turnovers as a sound defensive strategy. Turnovers are to defensive football what fifty-yard plus touchdown passes are to offensive football: thrilling, momentum-shifting moments.... Read more »

Bears are Undefeated: Rapid Fire Reactions

Bears are Undefeated: Rapid Fire Reactions
NOTE: I hear your complaints on the game thread and comments section in general. I’m working to remedy the awfulness. Unfortunately re-launching the site rogue is a time-consuming endeavor. We’ve begun that process but in the meantime I am working to make the experience below better. There are many blossoming themes from Sunday’s thrilling Bears... Read more »

10 Definitive Factors of the 2012 Season: #s 5-1

10 Definitive Factors of the 2012 Season: #s 5-1
#5 Marshall, Marshall, Marshall Bears fans complained for years about the absence of a number one wide receiver in Chicago. Then, in typical fashion for the Bears fans and media, they complained about overusing the one they got. Brandon Marshall may not have broken the records Calvin Johnson did but he delivered the most spectacular... Read more »
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Chicago Bears at Detroit Lions Game Thread

Chicago Bears at Detroit Lions Game Thread
Five football-related points to counter my intangibles-laden game preview: If I had a vote for team MVP this season it would probably go to Charles Tillman anyway but he can cement that award by shutting down Calvin Johnson again. Johnson has been an unstoppable force this season – arguably much of it in garbage time... Read more »

2010 Chicago Bears: Final Evaluation

2010 Chicago Bears: Final Evaluation
Evaluating the 2010 Chicago Bears was a difficult proposition.  There seemed to be a success ultimatum as we believed we were looking at the end of tenures for both Lovie Smith and GM Jerry Angelo.  Make the playoffs or else.  Win a playoff game or else.  The season brought two new coordinators and one of... Read more »

Packers at Bears NFC Championship Preview

I won’t sleep Saturday night and I might not sleep Friday night without the aid of my old friend Ethyl Alcohol.  If this were the Falcons on the opposing sideline, the Saints…who knows?  But it is the Green Bay Packers, the oldest rival of our beloved franchise, and I can’t stomach the notion of Aaron... Read more »
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Thoughts on Division Round Dominance

It was as dominant as the Chicago Bears have been this season, only letting the Seahawks make the game look closer by mailing in the last five minutes or so.  I have a lot of thoughts. Good for Jay Cutler.  After taking some of the most personally pointed abuse of his career by Dick Reilly,... Read more »

Bears at Lions Game Preview

The Chicago Bears are coming off their most impressive victory since Sunday January 21, 2007 against the New Orleans Saints – a win that ushered them to their first Super Bowl since the 1985 season.  Dominant on defense, efficient and often assaulting on offense and always reliable on specials, the Bears now head into the... Read more »

Bears Have Championship Defense

We all wondered, heading into the bye week, whether Lovie Smith and Mike Martz could fix their offensive struggles.  To a certain extent they did, committing to the run and minimizing the risks Jay Cutler takes down the field.  But what’s been even more impressive is that since the bye week the Bears have been... Read more »
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Bears at Dolphins Game Preview

The 6-3 Chicago Bears have had one of the strangest seasons in recent memory, losing when they should win and winning when they should lose.  Who are they?  Who knows.  But stringing together three straight wins heading into the Thanksgiving holiday would surely announce them as contenders not only for the NFC North but the... Read more »