Tag: Lions

Five Players To Watch: Week 13 (Bennett, Bostic, Hurst, Jones, Mariani)

Five Players To Watch: Week 13 (Bennett, Bostic, Hurst, Jones, Mariani)
The Bears haven’t made an appearance on Thanksgiving Day since a 21-7 loss to the Dallas Cowboys in 2004. On Thursday, they’ll square off with divisional rival Detroit, who they last played on Thanksgiving in 1999. The Bears trail the all-time series on Thanksgiving Day 8-7 dating back to 1935. The Lions have won three... Read more »

Fantasy Football 2014: Studs, Duds and Sleepers From The NFC North

Fantasy Football 2014: Studs, Duds and Sleepers From The NFC North
With training camp days away and players itching to get back on the field we take a look at some players inside the NFC North to watch throughout camp and into the preseason. The Bears, Lions and Vikings all start practices on Friday, with Marc Trestman and the Bears taking the field first in the... Read more »

2014 NFL Draft: Rounds Two and Three Grades For Entire NFC North

2014 NFL Draft: Rounds Two and Three Grades For Entire NFC North
The NFC North as a whole had a total of nine picks on day number two of the 2014 NFL Draft. The Packers had three picks, adding a receiver, tight end and defensive end in the process.┬áThe Vikings selected a defensive end and a speed back both in the third round. The Lions snagged a... Read more »
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2014 NFL Draft: Round One Grades For Entire NFC North

2014 NFL Draft: Round One Grades For Entire NFC North
The NFC North as a whole had a total of five first-round picks after the Minnesota Vikings snuck back in to snag Teddy Bridgewater with the No. 32 selection in Thursday night’s opening round of the NFL Draft The Vikings also added a linebacker in Anthony Barr early at No. 9, which made sense for... Read more »

Final Thoughts: Playoff Run Is Still Possible Because Of Effective Bears Offense

Final Thoughts: Playoff Run Is Still Possible Because Of Effective Bears Offense
The Chicago Bears offense can lead the Bears to the playoffs. They need a few breaks along the way, but Monday night proved once again that Marc Trestman and Co. know how to use what they have on the offensive side of the ball. However, it’s really mind-blowing that this team is currently 7-6 and... Read more »

Week 10 NFL Game Preview: Detroit Lions at Chicago Bears

Week 10 NFL Game Preview: Detroit Lions at Chicago Bears
The Detroit Lions (5-3) and the Chicago Bears (5-3) will meet for the 168th time ever on Sunday afternoon. The Bears have won five straight against the visiting Lions at Soldier Field dating back to 2007. The Lions beat the Bears in the first meeting this season, 40-32 at Ford Field. Bears’ quarterback Jay Cutler... Read more »
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Keys To The Game: Week 10 Against Detroit

Keys To The Game: Week 10 Against Detroit
The Chicago Bears welcome the Detroit Lions to Soldier Field on Sunday afternoon. Both teams are 5-3 through nine weeks, but the Lions own the tiebreaker with the Bears since they beat them in Week Four. This is a huge game for both teams as they look to take sole possession of the NFC North.... Read more »

Surprise, Surprise: Cutler Will Start On Sunday In Big Matchup With Lions

Surprise, Surprise: Cutler Will Start On Sunday In Big Matchup With Lions
Jay Cutler was itching to return to the playing field even before Monday night’s gigantic 27-20 victory over the Packers at Lambeau Field. He was supposedly preparing himself for Sunday’s Week 10 matchup with the Detroit Lions and planning to be back. Cutler took part in Thursday’s practice session, reportedly doing “everything” according to Bears... Read more »

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 »
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Week Four NFL Preview: Chicago Bears at Detroit Lions

Week Four NFL Preview: Chicago Bears at Detroit Lions
The Chicago Bears and Detroit Lions will go head-to-head for the 167th time ever on Sunday afternoon. The Bears lead the all-time series 96-65-5. Since arriving in the windy city in 2009, Bears quarterback Jay Cutler is 7-1 against the Lions. His only loss came in Week Five of the 2011 season at Ford Field.... Read more »