Monthly Archives: September 2008

Bengals sign ex-Bear Benson

September 30th, 2008 - 5:44 pm

Seeking a complement at running back to start Chris Perry, the Cincinnati Bengals on Tuesday signed former Bear Cedric Benson. Benson will take over the role held by DeDe Dorsey, who was placed on injured reserve Tuesday after suffering a [...]

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Kiffin out as Raiders head coach

September 30th, 2008 - 5:39 pm

Raiders head coach Lane Kiffin was fired by the organization Tuesday, one day after the firing of St. Louis Rams head coach Scott Linehan. It was just a matter of time before the move happened, as Raiders owner Al Davis [...]

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First quarter awards

September 29th, 2008 - 6:48 pm

Lovie Smith likes to break the season up into quarters, and with the first quarter of the season in the books, here’s a look at some of the Bears’ top players and the awards I would give out if I [...]

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Jets’ DB Smith fined, suspended for hit on Bolden

September 29th, 2008 - 6:15 pm

New York Jets safety Eric Smith has been fined $50,000 and suspended for one game for his helmet-to-helmet hit on Arizona wide receiver Anquan Boldin. After the hit, Bolden collapsed in the end zone and was carted off the field. [...]

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Bears Beat: The buzz about the Bears

September 29th, 2008 - 10:13 am

After a big prime time victory over one of the preseason NFC favorites, the media is buzzing. Here is some commentary following the Bears’ victory over the Eagles Sunday night: The Bears had the ball at their own 39-yard line [...]

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Level of bitterness emanating from Philly

September 29th, 2008 - 9:40 am

We know all too well how the Chicago media can get, but after reading this story from, there’s a whole new level of bitterness I’ve come to realize. This quote struck me the most: …this was a game against [...]

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Rams fire Linehan

September 29th, 2008 - 9:37 am

After starting the season 0-4 and virtually losing control of the team, the St. Louis Rams fired head coach Scott Linehan Monday morning. Linehan had a 11-25 record in his first stint as a head coach. In perhaps his greatest [...]

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Bears-Eagles postgame thoughts

September 28th, 2008 - 10:53 pm

Ugly wins count just the same. When the season is drawing to a close, no one is going to look back and say this win doesn’t count because it was ugly. And we can finally say that the Bears were [...]

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Bears-Eagles halftime thoughts

September 28th, 2008 - 9:04 pm

For the third time in four weeks, the Bears head into halftime with a lead. It’s now up to them to finish the game. If I had to guess what word was being tossed around in the locker room right [...]

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Inactives for Bears-Eagles game

September 28th, 2008 - 7:09 pm

Out for tonight’s Bears-Eagles game: Tommie Harris Earl Bennett Chris Williams Dan Buenning Craig Steltz Marcus Hamilton Matt Toeaina Caleb Hanie (emergency QB)