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Week 8 NFL Power Rankings, Chicago Bears Edition

Week 8 NFL Power Rankings, Chicago Bears Edition
The Bears defense dominated once again in a 17-3 win against Carolina. With that, here are the Week 8 NFL power rankings from various media outlets around the web: ESPN: 24 (Last week: 28) “Mitchell Trubisky has completed a whopping 12 passes over the Bears’ two-game win streak. Chicago’s offense ranks worst in FPI. So while the... Read more »

Exploring the Bears' free agent/practice squad wide receiver options

Exploring the Bears' free agent/practice squad wide receiver options
The Bears are now down to four healthy wide receivers. On Thursday, the Chicago Sun-Times’ Adam Jahns reported that veteran Markus Wheaton has a torn groin that will keep him out four to six weeks. Wheaton, who has appeared in three games this season has one catch for nine yards. The 26-year-old Wheaton has been... Read more »

Week 4 NFL Game Preview: Chicago Bears at Green Bay Packers

Week 4 NFL Game Preview: Chicago Bears at Green Bay Packers
The 195th meeting between the Chicago Bears and Green Bay Packers will take place tonight on Thursday Night Football. Bears-Packers is always a special matchup but this one has even more at stake than usual. The historic rivalry that began in 1921 is currently tied at 94-94-6. Green Bay last led the series in 1932.... Read more »
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Week 4 NFL Power Rankings, Chicago Bears Edition

Week 4 NFL Power Rankings, Chicago Bears Edition
The Bears finally got their first win of the young season against visiting Pittsburgh on Sunday. With that, here are the Week Four NFL power rankings from various media outlets around the web: ESPN: 23 (Last week: 27) “Glennon’s average pass has been the second shortest in the NFL so far this season, which hasn’t helped his... Read more »

The Howard & Cohen Show propels Bears' first victory in Week 3

The Howard & Cohen Show propels Bears' first victory in Week 3
Somewhere Walter Payton is smiling. As second-year running back Jordan Howard powered down the left sideline for the game-winning 19-yard touchdown in overtime, you could see grit and determination from the former Indiana star. The impressive run carried the Bears to its first victory of the season over Pittsburgh 23-17. He was pumped up as... Read more »

What to watch for in the Bears' preseason finale against Cleveland

What to watch for in the Bears' preseason finale against Cleveland
The summer is over and the preseason is nearly complete as well. It’s rather amazing how time has flown by, but the regular season starts with a primetime matchup between Kansas City and New England in eight days. Three days after that, we have our first Sunday with NFL football and the Bears will play... Read more »
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Final thoughts following the Bears' dress rehearsal win

Final thoughts following the Bears' dress rehearsal win
The Bears seem satisfied with Mike Glennon after his turnaround performance in Sunday’s dress rehearsal against Tennesse. Personally, I wouldn’t anoint Glennon the Week 1 starter after his showing in the 19-7 victory. Yes, he completed 11-of-18 passes for 134 yards and a touchdown but he was 7-of-9 for 84 yards on the team’s opening touchdown... Read more »

Getting to know Bears undrafted rookie FB Freddie Stevenson

Getting to know Bears undrafted rookie FB Freddie Stevenson
The fullback position may be viewed as a dying breed in the NFL, but for the Chicago Bears, they clearly value lead blockers. Three-year veteran Michael Burton and rookie Freddie Stevenson are battling it out for a spot on the 53-man roster. For Stevenson, an undrafted rookie from Florida State, he’s loaded with experience. The... Read more »

One issue will hold back the Bears from success this season

One issue will hold back the Bears from success this season
It has become more evident with each snap, each throw and each game that Mike Glennon is not the answer. Personally, I wasn’t a fan of the Bears’ decision to sign the veteran to a three-year, $45 million ($18.5 million guaranteed) this off-season. They moved on from Jay Cutler after eight years and many thought... Read more »
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Don't ignore what the Bears did in the preseason opener

Don't ignore what the Bears did in the preseason opener
It was a rocky start. The Bears first team offense didn’t pick up a first down until Tarik Cohen burst down the left sideline for an 11-yard gain with 3:19 left in the opening quarter. Mike Glennon’s second throw of the night was a pick-six as left tackle Charles Leno Jr. allowed a quarterback pressure... Read more »