Month: October 2008

Let’s hold off on the position switches

Posted in News and Rumors on October 31, 2008 at 5:33 pm by

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 […] Read the full article »

Fantasy Friday: Week 9

Posted in News and Rumors on October 31, 2008 at 12:00 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 »

Thursday injury news and tidbits

Posted in News and Rumors on October 30, 2008 at 6:19 pm by

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 […] Read the full article »

The Depth Chart: Week 9

Posted in News and Rumors on October 29, 2008 at 7:02 pm by

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 […] Read the full article »

Bears move up rankings over bye week

Posted in News and Rumors on October 29, 2008 at 11:16 am by

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 […] Read the full article »

Bears add FB to practice squad

Posted in News and Rumors on October 28, 2008 at 1:31 pm by

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 […] Read the full article »

Hillenmeyer out with hand injury

Posted in News and Rumors on October 28, 2008 at 10:11 am by

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. […] Read the full article »

Alex Brown on the state of the defense

Posted in News and Rumors on October 27, 2008 at 5:24 pm by

“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 […] Read the full article »

Monday Morning Quarterback: Week 8

Posted in News and Rumors on October 27, 2008 at 1:36 pm by

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 […] Read the full article »

Bears first half report card

Posted in News and Rumors on October 26, 2008 at 10:11 am by

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 […] Read the full article »