Posts tagged "Matt Hasselbeck"

Chicago Bears at Tennessee Titans Game Preview

Chicago Bears at Tennessee Titans Game Preview
DaBearsBlog – myself and Noah – are traveling to Nashville this weekend Bears vs. Titans and staying at the swanky hotel seen above. We are arriving with a mission: good food, great drink and the world’s best Honky-Tonkin’. We’ll be focused and driven. Will the Bears? I think so. WHY DO I LIKE THE CHICAGO... Read more »

Seahawks at Bears Divisional Round Preview

It is why we argue and debate from mid-February until early-September about the make-up of the roster and alignment of the coaching staff.  It is why we spend that sleepless night before opening day, like an eight year-old on Christmas Eve, anticipating the action figure he’s coveted for the weeks and months previous.  It is... Read more »

Audibles From the Long Snapper

Hasselbeck Says Briggs Takes Game to “Another Level” Matt Hasselbeck wants to carry over the confidence from their early-season victory at Soldier Field but believes Lance Briggs being on the field squelches that a bit: “He’s huge,” Hasselbeck said. “I think he’s arguably one of the best defensive players in the game. I think he’s... Read more »
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Five Potentially Game-Changing Seahawks

Sunday’s game against the Seahawks is not a gimme, despite what Steve Rosenbloom ignorantly blogs on the Tribune’s site.  There are no gimmes in the NFL playoffs.  Yes the Bears are ten-point favorites at home in the Divisional Round but they were nine-point favorites at home to same team in the 2006 postseason – a... Read more »

The Tale of Two Quarterbacks

Boston College’s Matt Hasselbeck (who now wants to go by Matthew) was drafted in the sixth round of the 1998 NFL Draft by Packers head coach Mike Holmgren, the only man to attend his pro day.  He signed to the practice squad and became one of many backups to Richard Photographs before following Holmgren to... Read more »

Hassel-back to Chicago & Fantasy Standings

It was one of the worst games the Chicago Bears played all season, at home against Matt Hasselbeck and the Seattle Seahawks.  They made Ma Hass feel like it was 2004 and made Mike Williams look like a cross between Cris Carter, Tim Brown and Jesus of Nazareth.  The Bears gained nothing on the ground. ... Read more »
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The Three Potential Opponents: Volume Three

It is something of a dream scenario.  The Seahawks upset the Saints Saturday and the Packers take out the Eagles.  That would bring, to Soldier Field, on a crisp Sunday afternoon… #4 Seed SEATTLE SEAHAWKS Why? They stink.  Though not as much as it stinks to be Robert Steele, who lost his eye at a... Read more »

Breaking Down the Seattle Seahawks

BREAKING NEWS: CHRIS WILLIAMS TO START AT LEFT GUARD SUNDAY. The Bears looks to move to 5-1, touchdown favorites at home, against Pete Carroll’s up-and-down Seahawks from Coffee Country.  Here’s my breakdown. Seattle’s most basic attribute is their home/away splits.  They’re 2-0 at home and 0-2 on the road, having been blown out by both... Read more »