Archive for October 2013

Week Six NFL Game Preview: New York Giants at Chicago Bears

Week Six NFL Game Preview: New York Giants at Chicago Bears
The New York Giants and Chicago Bears will meet for the 57th time ever on Thursday night at 7:25 p.m. CT. The Bears lead the all-time series 32-22-2. The last matchup between these two teams was certainly one to forget for Jay Cutler and the Bears. In Week Four of the 2010 season, the Bears... Read more »

Five Players To Watch: Week Six (Bush, Marshall, Bass, Cohen, Tillman)

Five Players To Watch: Week Six (Bush, Marshall, Bass, Cohen, Tillman)
Thursday night’s matchup between the Chicago Bears and the New York Giants will showcase plenty of offensive talent. The Bears have a solid tandem at running back in Matt Forte and Michael Bush, a couple of talented receivers in Brandon Marshall and Alshon Jeffery and a very athletic tight end in Martellus Bennett. The Giants... Read more »

Key Matchup: Cutler and Co. Must Exploit Giants Weak Defense

Key Matchup: Cutler and Co. Must Exploit Giants Weak Defense
The Chicago Bears (3-2) welcome the New York Giants (0-5) to Soldier Field on a short week. Thursday night’s matchup is a big game for both teams. The Giants are desperate for a win as they amazingly still have a chance at winning the NFC East and the Bears are just looking to get back... Read more »
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Week Six NFL Power Rankings, Chicago Bears Edition

Week Six NFL Power Rankings, Chicago Bears Edition
Here are the Week Six power rankings from various sites around the web: ESPN: #9 (Last week: #4) Analysis, “Brandon Marshall’s five targets Sunday accounted for 15 percent of Bears passes, lowest since Marshall joined the team. The Bears are 0-4 when Marshall’s targeted on fewer than 20 percent of passes.” NFL.com: #11 (Last week:... Read more »

Final Thoughts: Bears Lose Again, But Know What They Have To Do To Improve

Final Thoughts: Bears Lose Again, But Know What They Have To Do To Improve
The Chicago Bears dropped their second straight game on Sunday after starting the 2013 season 3-0. Sunday’s 26-18 loss to the New Orleans Saints (5-0) doesn’t seem as concerning as the Week Four loss to the Lions, 40-32. However, the two losses had way too many similarities. Against New Orleans the Bears struggled on offense... Read more »

Week Five NFL Game Preview: New Orleans Saints at Chicago Bears

Week Five NFL Game Preview: New Orleans Saints at Chicago Bears
The New Orleans Saints and Chicago Bears will go head-to-head for the 26th time ever on Sunday afternoon at 12:00 p.m. CT. The Bears lead the all-time series 13-12. Bears quarterback Jay Cutler lost his only matchup against the Saints in 2011, 30-13, which was the last time these two NFC teams squared off. However... Read more »
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Five Players To Watch: Week Five (Anderson, McClellin, Jennings, Hester, Jeffery)

Five Players To Watch: Week Five (Anderson, McClellin, Jennings, Hester, Jeffery)
The Chicago Bears (3-1) play host to Drew Brees and the New Orleans Saints (4-0). The Saints bring a high-flying offense to Soldier Field and the top-ranked defense which has been much improved under first-year defensive coordinator Rob Ryan. The Bears took Pro Bowl left tackle Jermon Bushrod and offensive line coach Aaron Kromer from... Read more »

Key Matchup: Peppers and Co. Against The Saints Offensive Line

Key Matchup: Peppers and Co. Against The Saints Offensive Line
The Chicago Bears defense has generated just six sacks through four games this season. Three of those sacks have come from linebackers Lance Briggs (one) and D.J. Williams (two). The defensive line led by 33-year old Julius Peppers hasn’t generated the same pressure as last season thus far. Peppers got off to a slow start... Read more »

Bud Light's Fan Survey Shows That Bears Fans Are Among The Least Superstitious

Bud Light's Fan Survey Shows That Bears Fans Are Among The Least Superstitious
I don’t know about you, but when I sit down to watch a Chicago Bears game I have to be in the same spot on my couch each week. My family also makes sure they find their set places as well. They try very hard to keep the non-football talk to a minimum. I for... Read more »
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Week Five NFL Power Rankings, Chicago Bears Edition

Week Five NFL Power Rankings, Chicago Bears Edition
Here are the Week Five power rankings from various sites around the web: ESPN: #9 (Last week: #4) Analysis, “The Bears were 1-of-13 converting third downs Sunday, with their lone first down on the last opportunity. Chicago’s average distance to go on third down was a staggering 8.9 yards.” NFL.com: #9 (Last week: #5) Analysis,... Read more »