Posts tagged "Minnesota Vikings"

Sunday Football Thread, or Go Bengals, Redskins, Browns!

Sunday Football Thread, or Go Bengals, Redskins, Browns!
It is never too early to start scoreboard watching. One key for the opponent in each of the division rival’s games. Green Bay at Cincinnati Expect that hundred yard rushing streak for Green Bay to end at one. Bengals need to hit Aaron Rodgers and hit him early. If they don’t he’ll dice them like... Read more »

Minnesota Vikings at Chicago Bears Game Thread

Minnesota Vikings at Chicago Bears Game Thread
Final note on today’s game: It is far too early in the season to regard a ballgame as “must win” and Adrian Peterson is quite capable of wrecking the afternoon by simply being untacklable. But this is a game the Bears need to win. The conference is loaded. The division is semi-loaded. As they find... Read more »

Minnesota Vikings at Chicago Bears Game Preview

Minnesota Vikings at Chicago Bears Game Preview
It took the Bears about thirty minutes to begin their 2013 season in earnest. Now they take the momentum from an opening day win, stay at home, and face the team that kept them from the postseason in 2012. So… WHY DO I LIKE THE CHICAGO BEARS THIS WEEK? I always like the Chicago Bears.... Read more »
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55 Ruminations/Predictions for the 2013 NFL Season

55 Ruminations/Predictions for the 2013 NFL Season
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. Every team gets at least one mention with an overwhelming emphasis on your 2013 Chicago Bears. I think the Bears win the NFC North. Without Nicks and Cruz... Read more »

Chicago Bears 2013 Regular Season Schedule

Chicago Bears 2013 Regular Season Schedule
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 »

A Quick Paragraph on Each NFC North Team

A Quick Paragraph on Each NFC North Team
Green Bay Packers Tom Crabtree is gone. Greg Jennings in gone. The Packers did not make a significant move to upgrade the running back position. But forgive me if I’m not sounding the “fade from glory” alarm for the club up in Green Bay just yet. The modern Pack regime does not make flashy moves... Read more »
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Reverend's Rant & Wild Card Weekend Game Threads

Reverend's Rant & Wild Card Weekend Game Threads
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 »

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 »

Reverend's Rant & Packers vs. Vikings Preview

Reverend's Rant & Packers vs. Vikings Preview
Why Do I Like the Packers This Week? I have no choice. I think people underestimate the importance of the Packers earning the second seed in the NFC. They are injured up and down the roster and a win Sunday would enable them to spend two weeks preparing for their Division Round opponent. I think... Read more »
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Chicago Bears at Arizona Cardinals Game Thread

Chicago Bears at Arizona Cardinals Game Thread
The Chicago Bears can not be eliminated from playoff contention if they beat the Arizona Cardinals this afternoon. But if they want to have a serious opportunity in the seventeenth week of the season, they need some help. The ideal outcomes: Minnesota loses to Houston. This is the most essential early outcome as it will... Read more »