Posts tagged "Matt Forte"

Fantasy Football By Conference: Other

Fantasy Football By Conference: Other
Over the last week, we’ve been taking a look at the best fantasy football teams you might draft from only one college conference. We started by looking at the Big Ten‘s team, which had three excellent quarterbacks in Drew Brees, Tom Brady and Russell Wilson. Next, we saw an ACC team that was highlighted by... Read more »

2013 Fantasy Football Preview: Running Backs

2013 Fantasy Football Preview: Running Backs
Excited for the second half of the baseball season? We’ve been looking ahead to fantasy football drafts, already providing our quarterback and tight end rankings for the 2013 NFL season. In our next installment, let’s talk about running backs. Last year was an interesting season for running backs across the NFL, followed by a series... Read more »

5 Year Rear View Mirror: Looking Back At Chicago’s 2008 Drafts III

5 Year Rear View Mirror: Looking Back At Chicago’s 2008 Drafts III
Continuing our series looking back five years, today we’ll move on to the Chicago Bears. We’ve already looked at how the Cubs and Blackhawks did in their respective drafts in 2008, so today we’ll tackle the gridiron. The Bears held the 14th overall pick in 2008, which had a fairly deep class. In fact, you... Read more »
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Bears vs. Texans: A Battle of Mirror Images?

Bears vs. Texans: A Battle of Mirror Images?
Analysts, pundits and “experts” have been telling football fans for weeks that the Chicago Bears aren’t as good as their 7-1 record indicates. And, this weekend, most of those folks have circled the first “legitimate threat” on the Bears’ schedule as a test of their real quality. The first two obvious similarities are the records... Read more »

Fantasy Football Preview: Running Backs

Fantasy Football Preview: Running Backs
Getting ready for a fantasy football draft this holiday weekend? No problem! All this week, we’re looking ahead with our fantasy rankings for the 2012 season. Previously, I ranked quarterbacks. Now, let’s look next to them in the backfield, and focus on running backs. While we might hear about how the NFL isn’t valuing running backs... Read more »

Soldier Field MUST Upgrade Turf NOW

Soldier Field MUST Upgrade Turf NOW
In the wake of the NFL Draft, it is clear now that the Chicago Bears and the Chicago Park District must come together and install artificial turf at Soldier Field as soon as possible. The playing surface has been a problem in the past, but both sides of the argument have always had a laundry... Read more »
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Chicago Bears' Matt Forte Injures Knee

On Sunday, the Bears lost one of the ugliest home games they’ve played in years. Caleb Hanie looked like a high school back-up, and the offensive line looked as bad as they have at any point in the last two years. To make matters worse, Matt Forte left the game after five carries. He reportedly... Read more »

Chicago Bears GM Jerry Angelo: It's Worse Than You Thought

Chicago Bears GM Jerry Angelo: It's Worse Than You Thought
Jerry Angelo is an idiot. He’s clueless, probably has never balanced a checkbook, and probably thinks chickens created lightning. Those are some of the public perceptions following the general manager of the Chicago Bears around these days. And, truthfully, they aren’t that far off. In fact, his bio on the Bears website is so full... Read more »

2011 Chicago Bears Preview: Offense

2011 Chicago Bears Preview: Offense
When the Bears aren’t cancelling Family Night, or bickering with the Park District about who’s at fault for the turf at Soldier Field being laughably pathetic, they are (hopefully) putting together a game plan to do more than defend their NFC North division championship. And what they have, on paper, is a new-look group of... Read more »
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Bears Lose NFC Championship Game: A Salute To Those That Showed Up

Bears Lose NFC Championship Game: A Salute To Those That Showed Up
Despite the sting of a heart-breaking loss, there were a handful of Bears that showed up big time on Sunday. To them, I tip my cap. Thanks for making a season that most assumed would be worthy of a garbage can into a run to a conference championship game.