An updated look at the Bears’ draft needs one month out

April 8th, 2014 - 10:30 am

We are now just one month away from the 2014 NFL Draft. The Bears have made a slew of moves so far in the offseason, not just to upgrade the talent on their roster but to supply it with depth …

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Jared Allen shows ability to win you over

April 1st, 2014 - 12:45 pm

As a lifelong Bears fan, as well as a humble man who appreciates humility and grace both on and off the football field, I have no qualms saying that I once hated Jared Allen. Everything from the redneck mullet he …

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What’s more important to a defense? Stopping the run or rushing the passer?

March 27th, 2014 - 9:30 am

Chicago Tribune’s David Haugh, following the Bears’ signing of defensive end Jared Allen, wrote: “Bringing Allen aboard tied all the other moves together because, in the NFL, nothing else matters to a defense if it cannot sack the quarterback. Not …

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Allen, other additions immediately upgrade defense

March 26th, 2014 - 12:52 pm

The Bears continued to overhaul their defense on Wednesday with the signing of free agent defensive end Jared Allen. The former Minnesota Viking agreed to a four-year deal with the Bears and will immediately upgrade not only the stagnant pass …

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The Bears Beat (03.13.14): Bears working to fill holes, upgrade roster

March 13th, 2014 - 9:53 am

If there is one thing I’ve learned about Bears fans over the years, it’s that you cannot ever fully please them. Nothing is ever enough. They are the types to squeeze every last bit of toothpaste out of the tube. …

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Emery again gets aggressive at start of free agency

March 12th, 2014 - 9:41 am

The jury is still out on the kind of general manager Phil Emery is or will be, but if I were in the room, he’d get a vote of confidence from me. If nothing else, he has shown he can …

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2013 NFL Predictions: Super Bowl XLVIII

January 31st, 2014 - 12:00 pm

A look at my NFL weekly predictions for Super Bowl XLVIII. Point spreads come from bovada.lv Friday morning. Last Week: 1-1 Last Week against the spread: 1-1 This Week: 0-0 This Week against the spread: 0-0 Overall: 156-93-1 Overall against …

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2013 NFL Predictions: Conference Championships

January 18th, 2014 - 2:16 pm

A look at my NFL weekly predictions for the conference championships of the 2013 NFL playoffs. Point spreads come from bovada.lv on Saturday afternoon. Last Week: 4-0 Last Week against the spread: 1-2-1 This Week: 1-1 This Week against the …

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2013 NFL Predictions: Divisional Round

January 10th, 2014 - 4:15 pm

A look at my NFL weekly predictions for the divisional round of the 2013 NFL playoffs. Point spreads come from bovada.lv on Friday night. Last Week: 1-3 Last Week against the spread: 1-2-1 This Week: 4-0 This Week against the …

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2013 NFL Predictions: Wild Card Round

January 4th, 2014 - 9:00 am

A look at my NFL weekly predictions for the wild card round of the 2013 NFL playoffs. Point spreads come from bovada.lv on Friday night. Last Week: 15-1 Last Week against the spread: 13-3 This Week: 1-3 This Week against …

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