Category: Interest

No need for Melton, Wright to motivate the Lions

No need for Melton, Wright to motivate the Lions
The Detroit Lions may be back back in a familiar spot—last place—but there is at least one important footnote this time: the spectacular season WR Calvin Johnson is having, breaking Jerry Rice’s single-season reception yards record. The Lions have been abysmal, and they are now in a position to land another top-three pick in the upcoming... Read more »

The Bears are always just good enough to break your heart

The Bears are always just good enough to break your heart
To the Jay Cutler detractors: now can you see what he’s working with up front? When Cutler went down last season, it was all about how bad Caleb Hanie is; and he is bad. But given Jason Campbell’s performance against the 49ers on Monday night, maybe people will realize just how much Cutler makes things... Read more »

Bears leave little reason for continued optimism

Bears leave little reason for continued optimism
The goal of every NFL team, every season, is to win a Super Bowl. As players and coaches get set to begin training camp activities in the preseason, expectations are always high. For most teams, those expectations will gradually descend back down to a reasonable level by Week-1. So, for a team to say, “our... Read more »
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The elephant in the room for the Chicago Bears

The elephant in the room for the Chicago Bears
Here are the facts: the Bears are 7-3, sitting atop the NFC North and knocking on the door for the conference lead. You would think things would be peachy all over, but as the NFL goes, no team is ever truly safe. So Jay Cutler goes down with a concussion last week against the AFC-best Houston Texans... Read more »

Bears bye-week review

Bears bye-week review
The bye-week has come early this year, and we find the Chicago Bears holding a favorable record at 4-1. The Bears also have a share of first place in the NFC North alongside the Minnesota Vikings. The bye-week is usually one of the more boring weekends during the course of the football season. But it... Read more »

What the heck do I know anyway? Bears' defense is good

What the heck do I know anyway? Bears' defense is good
Really, what the heck do I know? I’m just some crazy guy who sits behind a computer, a WordPress dashboard open on the screen, looking for something to complain about. For example, I just talked about having my finger on the panic button. I called the Bears an old, beat-up hot rod. I wrote this... Read more »
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Bears fans, don't panic

Bears fans, don't panic
If panic exists, it’s time to stop. Anyone remember last season? If not, allow me to remind you . . . The 2011 Bears came out and smoked the Falcons on opening day. All of a sudden, folks were chanting “Super Bowl.” After one game. Immediately following, in week two, they drew the New Orleans... Read more »

Bears fans could be in for colossal disappointment

Bears fans could be in for colossal disappointment
Now, before you start yelling at me on twitter, or in the comment section, that I’m overreacting to preseason games, just know that I am not. My reasoning is based on things which were concerns . . . concerns that got crumpled up and tossed in the waste basket as soon as the great Phil Emery traded... Read more »

Chicago Bears: 2006 vs. 2012

Chicago Bears: 2006 vs. 2012
In 2006, the Chicago Bears earned a trip to Super Bowl XLI. Bears fans a generation short of the famed 1985 truly believed that ’06 team was going to be their chance to see what a championship felt like. But, in the end, it wasn’t. The Bears ultimately squandered opportunities against the Colts that afternoon... Read more »
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10 obscure Chicago Bears' statistics

10 obscure Chicago Bears' statistics
So, for no particular reason whatsoever, I sat at my desk this afternoon thumbing through the 2011 Chicago Bears’, and 2011 NFL, stat packs. What I ended up doing was finding a bunch of seemingly odd, obscure statistics that I thought I’d share here. Again, for no particular reason whatsoever. Enjoy! Obscure stat #1: Bears... Read more »