Tag: NFC North

Week 7 NFC North Preview: With Packers and Bears Idle, Vikings-Lions Square Off

Week 7 NFC North Preview: With Packers and Bears Idle, Vikings-Lions Square Off
The Green Bay Packers and Chicago Bears are off this week, so it’s fitting that the two other teams from the NFC North will play against one another on Sunday. The Minnesota Vikings and Detroit Lions will battle at Ford Field. Green Bay (6-0) is enjoying their off week while the Bears (2-4) have plenty... 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 »

Breaking News: Aaron Rodgers Will Start Against The Bears On Sunday

Breaking News: Aaron Rodgers Will Start Against The Bears On Sunday
The Green Bay Packers made a risky decision on Thursday afternoon by announcing Aaron Rodgers as the starter for the Week 17 matchup against the Chicago Bears. After being medically cleared by team doctors, the star quarterback will start against the Bears (8-7) in the 188th career meeting between the two NFC North rivals. Considering... Read more »

Final Thoughts: Bears NFC North Crown Hopes Still Alive, But SNF Loss Stings

Final Thoughts: Bears NFC North Crown Hopes Still Alive, But SNF Loss Stings
With the NFC North crown in sight, the Chicago Bears blew their chances in arguably the biggest game of the year. After the perfect scenario played out for the Bears on Sunday (a Green Bay loss and a Detroit loss), the windy city crew still couldn’t capitalize. Losing 54-11 may seem like a blow out,... Read more »
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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 »

Final Thoughts: Bears 40-32 Loss To The Lions Might Be A Blessing In Disguise

Final Thoughts: Bears 40-32 Loss To The Lions Might Be A Blessing In Disguise
It’s so hard to be perfect week in and week out in the NFL especially for a team that is still trying to figure exactly who they are. Ups-and-downs are expected for any new head coach and offensive scheme. No one thought the Bears would have this much success this early on in the season.... 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 »