Month: September 2008

Hester will play vs. Eagles

Posted in News and Rumors on September 28, 2008 at 6:47 pm by

Devin Hester will play tonight despite the pain he feels in his ribs. Hester’s presence will no doubt positive affect field position. And with the emergence of Brandon Lloyd as Kyle Orton’s go-to guy, Hester […] Read the full article »

Westbrook out for Bears game

Posted in News and Rumors on September 28, 2008 at 6:04 pm by

Some good news for the Bears and their fans: running back Brian Westbrook, the source of so much of the Eagles’ offensive success this year, will not play tonight against the Bears.

Sunday quick hits

Posted in News and Rumors on September 28, 2008 at 2:43 pm by

Because the Bears don’t play until 7:15 tonight, I’m not sitting on the couch stewing about a loss or rejoicing in a win. I thought I’d give some observations from today’s early games while I […] Read the full article »

Breakdown of Philadelphia Eagles at Chicago Bears

Posted in News and Rumors on September 27, 2008 at 10:14 pm by

Bears offense vs. Eagles defense Scoring points has not been the problem for the Bears this year. In fact, they’re 15th in the league. However, this week, it might be a little bit more difficult […] Read the full article »

Step back off the ledge

Posted in News and Rumors on September 27, 2008 at 1:25 pm by

It must have been a slow day at the Chicago Tribune, because David Haugh’s column about the ramifications of this week’s Bears-Eagles game was a little extreme. In his column, Haugh writes: Unless the Bears […] Read the full article »

A slap on the wrist for Trueblood

Posted in News and Rumors on September 27, 2008 at 1:25 pm by

The Bears insist that Tampa Bay offensive lineman Jeremy Trueblood was responsible for starting the fracas in overtime that caused Charles Tillman to be flagged for unnecessary roughness, giving the Buccaneers a second chance to […] Read the full article »

Week 4 predictions

Posted in Predictions on September 27, 2008 at 11:11 am by

I had a much better week in Week 3, going 11-5, but dropping several games I probably shouldn’t have. First and foremost is the Bears game, where they should have never given up the fourth […] Read the full article »

Key Bears players make injury report

Posted in News and Rumors on September 26, 2008 at 5:04 pm by

A key member of each of the Bears’ three phases appears on the injury report as questionable. On offense, Brandon Lloyd has been listed as questionable after not practicing Thursday because of a hip injury. […] Read the full article »

Bears back in underdog role

Posted in News and Rumors on September 26, 2008 at 3:27 pm by

After “shocking the football world” — pardon the cliche — by defeating the Indianapolis Colts, 29-13, in the Sunday night Week 1 opener, the Bears have dropped two straight games to fall to 1-2. The […] Read the full article »

Fantasy Friday: Week 4

Posted in News and Rumors on September 26, 2008 at 12:22 am by

Here’s this week’s look at good and bad fantasy matchups. Note: I try to pick less obvious players. I’m not going to tell you to play Peyton Manning or LaDainian Tomlinson or Randy Moss. No […] Read the full article »