Tag: Stephen Paea

Five Players To Watch: Week 12 (Briggs, Conte, Jeffery, Jennings, Paea)

Five Players To Watch: Week 12 (Briggs, Conte, Jeffery, Jennings, Paea)
Enter Lovie Smith and the Tampa Bay Buccaneers to the scene at Soldier Field for this big NFC matchup. The Bears (4-6) are holding on to their slim postseason chances with six games remaining on tap. Coming into this season, the Lovie-Bears reunion was one of the most talked about matchups. However, since the Bears... Read more »

Key Matchup: Bears' Pass Rush Slowing Down Tom Brady

Key Matchup: Bears' Pass Rush Slowing Down Tom Brady
Tom Brady has been ridiculously good at Gillette Stadium in his NFL career and specifically against the Bears. Brady owns a 3-0 career record against the Bears, completing 85-128 passes for 964 passing yards, six touchdowns, three interceptions and a 94.7 passer rating. Since 2009, the Patriots are 40-3 in Foxborough. Bill Belichick’s crew currently holds... Read more »

Five Players To Watch: Week One (McClellin, Paea, Bennett, Tillman, Holmes)

Five Players To Watch: Week One (McClellin, Paea, Bennett, Tillman, Holmes)
Bears head coach Marc Trestman has decided to not select permanent captains for the 2014-15 season; instead approach it game by game. Personally, I love the decision. I think it shows that Trestman has a real sense for team unity. He summed it up perfectly on Friday, saying “there are influential leaders in our locker... Read more »
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2014 NFL Off-Season: Will Henry Melton be back with the Bears?

2014 NFL Off-Season: Will Henry Melton be back with the Bears?
This is the second part of an in-depth series that will examine the status of the top Chicago Bears free agents. The defense will be the focus in this second part. The Bears have 26 free agents, including 22 unrestricted free agents this off-season. The NFL Combine (Feb. 22), free agent period (March 11) and... Read more »

2014 NFL Off-Season: Will Jeremiah Ratliff be back with the Bears?

2014 NFL Off-Season: Will Jeremiah Ratliff be back with the Bears?
This is the second part of an in-depth series that will examine the status of the top Chicago Bears free agents. The defense will be the focus in this second part. The Bears have 26 free agents, including 22 unrestricted free agents this off-season. On Friday, we took a look at defensive tackle Nate Collins’ future... Read more »

2014 NFL Off-Season: Will Nate Collins be back with the Bears?

2014 NFL Off-Season: Will Nate Collins be back with the Bears?
This is the second part of an in-depth series that will examine the status of the top Chicago Bears free agents. The defense will be the focus in this second part. The Bears have 26 free agents, including 22 unrestricted free agents this off-season. On Thursday, we took a look at defensive end Corey Wootton’s future... Read more »
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Five Players To Watch: Week 14 (Paea, Ratliff, Bowman, Marshall, Anderson)

Five Players To Watch: Week 14 (Paea, Ratliff, Bowman, Marshall, Anderson)
With the Detroit Lions losing to the Philadelphia Eagles on Sunday, the Chicago Bears have a chance to tie things up in the NFC North with a win. Facing a Dallas Cowboys squad that has played well as of late won’t be easy, but Marc Trestman and Co. should have plenty of motivation with the... Read more »

Final Thoughts: Resilient Bears Overcame Penalties And Bad Weather To Get Big Win

Final Thoughts: Resilient Bears Overcame Penalties And Bad Weather To Get Big Win
Five hours and 13 minutes later the Bears pulled out the win. A win that may have saved the Bears season. It was a classic that’s for sure, but before the hour and fifty three minute weather delay things looked hopeless for the “Monsters of the Midway.” Josh McCown and the offense were ineffective 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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Five Players To Watch: Week 10 (Marshall, Garza, Paea, Tillman, Bostic)

Five Players To Watch: Week 10 (Marshall, Garza, Paea, Tillman, Bostic)
Plenty of factors play into the difference between a win or a loss in the National Football League. On Sunday, two very talented teams will square off in a big NFC North matchup. The Chicago Bears and Detroit Lions are tied a top the division with the Green Bay Packers at 5-3. The Lions hold... Read more »