Tag: Brandon Marshall

Key Matchup: The Battle of The Big Receivers Should Be Fun To Watch

Key Matchup: The Battle of The Big Receivers Should Be Fun To Watch
A year after Bears’ big receivers Brandon Marshall and Alshon Jeffery combined for 2,716 receiving yards and 19 touchdowns, the NFL took notice. Specifically the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. With 6-foot-5 Vincent Jackson already in the fold, the Bucs led by new general manager Jason Licht and head coach Lovie Smith decided to add another monster... Read more »

Win Over Vikings May Not Mean Much On Surface, But It Does For Bears Confidence

Win Over Vikings May Not Mean Much On Surface, But It Does For Bears Confidence
The Bears are far out of the NFC playoff hunt, but Sunday’s 21-13 win over Minnesota is very important for Marc Trestman’s group moving forward. For fans that want their team to lay down in hopes of getting a top five or top 10 selection in the 2015 NFL draft that isn’t a smart idea.... Read more »

Five Players To Watch: Week 8 (Conte, Forte, Fuller, Marshall, Ola)

Five Players To Watch: Week 8 (Conte, Forte, Fuller, Marshall, Ola)
For the third consecutive week, the Bears will be without two defensive starters and could also be without a key offensive starter. Linebackers Lance Briggs (ribs) and Jon Bostic (back) are both doubtful after practicing on a limited basis all week. Both appear to be on track to return following the Bears’ Week 9 bye.... Read more »
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Inconsistent Bears Continue To Disappoint When Least Expected

Inconsistent Bears Continue To Disappoint When Least Expected
First it was the Bills in the season opener, then it was a giveaway in Carolina and now the latest disappointment comes at the hands of the Dolphins. The Bears are 0-3 at Soldier Field this season after their 27-14 let down loss to Miami on Sunday afternoon. Jay Cutler and Co. now hold a... Read more »

Week 7 NFL Game Preview: Miami Dolphins at Chicago Bears

Week 7 NFL Game Preview: Miami Dolphins at Chicago Bears
The Miami Dolphins and Chicago Bears will go head-to-head for the just the 12th time ever on Sunday afternoon. The Dolphins lead the all-time series 7-4. The Bears are 1-3 lifetime against Miami at Soldier Field, dropping the last meeting 31-13 in 2006. The last time these two teams played was in 2010, when the... Read more »

Conservative Play-calling, Costly Turnovers and a Questionable Penalty Sinks Bears

Conservative Play-calling, Costly Turnovers and a Questionable Penalty Sinks Bears
Marc Trestman needs to figure things out if he wants to be a successful head coach in the NFL. The second-year Bears coach has yet to put a complete four-quarter game together this season. He’s failed to make second half adjustments and is consistently making plays that leaves everyone shaking their heads. Trestman holds a... Read more »
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Five Players To Watch: Week Five (Bennett, Marshall, Ola, Sutton, Young)

Five Players To Watch: Week Five (Bennett, Marshall, Ola, Sutton, Young)
Just when some good news comes the Bears way, some bad news follows. On Friday, Bears head coach Marc Trestman announced that left tackle Jermon Bushrod has officially been ruled out of Sunday’s road matchup against the Panthers. Michael Ola will start at left tackle if left guard Matt Slauson can return to the lineup.... Read more »

Keys To The Game: Week Five Against The Panthers

Keys To The Game: Week Five Against The Panthers
After suffering their second loss at home this season, the Bears head back on the road Sunday to face the Panthers. The road has been where the Bears (2-2) have had their most success, winning both games in primetime. The Bears didn’t fare well in last Sunday’s loss to rival Green Bay and either did... Read more »

Week Four NFL Game Preview: Green Bay Packers at Chicago Bears

Week Four NFL Game Preview: Green Bay Packers at Chicago Bears
The Green Bay Packers and Chicago Bears will go head-to-head for the 189th time ever this Sunday afternoon at 12 p.m. CT. The Bears hold a slight lead in the all-time series 93-89-6. The Bears (2-1) have lost the last seven of eight games against the Packers (1-2), including the 2010 NFC Championship game.   The... Read more »
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Keys To The Game: Week Four Against The Packers

Keys To The Game: Week Four Against The Packers
The Bears return home just in time to face their biggest rival Green Bay on Sunday. The last time the Packers and Bears met at Soldier Field this early in the season was in Week 4 of the 2011 season when Aaron Rodgers and Co. beat the Bears handily 27-17. Prior to Marc Trestman’s arrival... Read more »