Monthly Archives: October 2008

Let’s hold off on the position switches

October 31st, 2008 - 5:33 pm

With Charles Tillman and Nathan Vasher expected back this week, much has been made about where that leaves Corey Graham, who has developed nicely while filling in for the injured starters. Immediately, antiquated suggestions of moving Tillman to safety and …

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Fantasy Friday: Week 9

October 31st, 2008 - 12:00 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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Thursday injury news and tidbits

October 30th, 2008 - 6:19 pm

Cornerbacks Charles Tillman and Nathan Vasher had full participation in practice Thursday and should be ready to go for Sunday’s game against the Lions. All players listed on the injury report participated in at least a portion of practice, including …

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The Depth Chart: Week 9

October 29th, 2008 - 7:02 pm

My power rankings for the NFL. (Previous Rank; Last Week’s Result; Movement in the Depth Chart). High Five 1. Tennessee Titans (7-0) (No. 1; W, 31-21 vs. Ind; No Change) The Titans came away with a big divisional win over …

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Bears move up rankings over bye week

October 29th, 2008 - 11:16 am

Even when they had the week off, the Bears moved up the power rankings this week. Due to losses from teams ahead of them, the Bears were bumped up a few spaces in almost all national power rankings. ESPN Last …

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Bears add FB to practice squad

October 28th, 2008 - 1:31 pm

In a move hardly worth mentioning unless something unfortunate were to happen to Jason McKie, the Chicago Bears on Tuesday appeared ready to sign fullback Jed Collins to their practice squad, according to Brad Biggs of the Sun-Times and a …

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Hillenmeyer out with hand injury

October 28th, 2008 - 10:11 am

Bears linebacker Hunter Hillenmeyer had surgery last week on his thumb and sat out practice Monday.  He could miss some time, but he has not yet been ruled out of this week’s game against Detroit. If Hillenmeyer can’t play, Nick …

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Alex Brown on the state of the defense

October 27th, 2008 - 5:24 pm

“We’ll get this defense right. And when we do, the offense will still be rolling and the special teams will be rolling and we’re going to be a heck of a team. So just count on that.” -Bears defensive end …

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Monday Morning Quarterback: Week 8

October 27th, 2008 - 1:36 pm

Not a traditional version of “Monday Morning Quarterback”, this week’s edition will look ahead rather than behind due to the Bears bye week. A winless Detroit Lions team coming to Soldier Field presents a nightmare scenario should the Bears not …

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Bears first half report card

October 26th, 2008 - 10:11 am

Because it’s the bye week, in lieu of the game breakdown I do every week, I thought I’d grade the Bears’ performance through the first two months of the season. 2008 Chicago Bears Midseason Report Card A Pass Offense I …

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