Category: Game Recap

The Bears had endless chances to pull off a Week 1 upset over Atlanta

The Bears had endless chances to pull off a Week 1 upset over Atlanta
Four chances. The Bears had four plays from Atlanta’s five-yard line with under 30 seconds left trailing by six. A first down pass to Josh Bellamy went just past his fingertips, a second down out route to Jordan Howard was dropped as he turned into the end zone, a third down pass was incomplete to... Read more »

Recap and roster projections after the Bears' preseason finale victory in Cleveland

Recap and roster projections after the Bears' preseason finale victory in Cleveland
The Bears wrapped up the preseason slate with a 21-7 victory in Cleveland. It was a nice night for John Fox’s group as Brian Hoyer played the entire first half along with Kevin White on offense and Leonard Floyd played nearly the whole game on defense. By Saturday’s 3:00 p.m. CT final cut deadline, 22... Read more »

Very little to like in Bears' 23-7 loss to the Chiefs in the 'dress rehearsal'

Very little to like in Bears' 23-7 loss to the Chiefs in the 'dress rehearsal'
Talk about a tough afternoon. The Bears had one of those on Saturday in a 23-7 loss to the Kansas City Chiefs at Soldier Field. With the Bears’ regular season opener 15 days away, the offense played very poorly as the defense had to do everything in its power to keep the game close. Yes,... Read more »
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Bears' first team makes strides in preseason loss to Patriots

Bears' first team makes strides in preseason loss to Patriots
The Bears looked much better on Thursday night after scoring no points in a 22-0 home loss to Denver last week. In New England, a place the Bears have been for the past four days, three of which spent in joint practices, John Fox’s group put together a better showing. Yes, the Patriots didn’t have... Read more »

The Bears get shutout in the preseason for the first time since 1981

The Bears get shutout in the preseason for the first time since 1981
It had been almost 35 years since the Bears had been shutout in a preseason game. The last time it happened was August 15, 1981 in Kansas City. On Thursday night it happened again. The Bears were blanked by the visiting Super Bowl champion Denver Broncos 22-0 and it didn’t look pretty in all three... Read more »