Monthly Archives: September 2008

Hester will play vs. Eagles

September 28th, 2008 - 6:47 pm

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 probably won’t play much at [...]

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Westbrook out for Bears game

September 28th, 2008 - 6:04 pm

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

September 28th, 2008 - 2:43 pm

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 flip around NFL Ticket on [...]

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Breakdown of Philadelphia Eagles at Chicago Bears

September 27th, 2008 - 10:14 pm

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 for the Bears to reach [...]

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Step back off the ledge

September 27th, 2008 - 1:25 pm

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 find a way to beat [...]

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A slap on the wrist for Trueblood

September 27th, 2008 - 1:25 pm

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 win the game, of which [...]

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Week 4 predictions

September 27th, 2008 - 11:11 am

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 quarter lead to the Buccaneers. [...]

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Key Bears players make injury report

September 26th, 2008 - 5:04 pm

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. Lloyd has developed a rapport [...]

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Bears back in underdog role

September 26th, 2008 - 3:27 pm

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 losses were especially bitter because [...]

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Fantasy Friday: Week 4

September 26th, 2008 - 12:22 am

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 kiddin’, Sherlock. Warning: I’m not [...]

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