Month: October 2008

Will “Bear weather” hinder Orton, passing game?

Posted in News and Rumors on October 25, 2008 at 12:48 pm by

We’re about to enter the third month of the season and the antiquated notion of “Bear weather” is beginning to settle in. It’s getting colder on the lakefront and soon the brisk wind chill will […] Read the full article »

Week 8 predictions

Posted in Predictions on October 25, 2008 at 10:16 am by

I had a pretty good Week 7, but it’s those darn upsets that keep tripping me up. Everybody knows there are upsets nearly every week, but picking which ones will actually occur is the tough […] Read the full article »

Fantasy Friday: Week 8

Posted in News and Rumors on October 24, 2008 at 10:28 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 »

The Depth Chart: Week 8

Posted in News and Rumors on October 23, 2008 at 10:32 am by

My power rankings for the NFL. (Previous Rank; Last Week’s Result; Movement in the Depth Chart). High Five 1. Tennessee Titans (6-0) (1; W, 34-10 vs. KC; No Change) Titans roll through the Chiefs, but […] Read the full article »

Bears continue fluctuation in power rankings

Posted in News and Rumors on October 22, 2008 at 6:23 pm by

As the Bears’ performance on the field fluctuates from week to week, so does their position in the national power rankings. Only this week, different publications view their 48-41 victory over Minnesota differently. ESPN Last […] Read the full article »

Bears sign S Holt, place CB Bowman on IR

Posted in News and Rumors on October 22, 2008 at 6:11 pm by

Following a biceps injury that knocked him out of a portion of the Minnesota Vikings game, cornerback Zackary Bowman will need season-ending surgery and the Bears have placed him on the injured reserve list. The […] Read the full article »

Bowman wins NFC special teams player of the week

Posted in News and Rumors on October 22, 2008 at 12:00 am by

Rookie Zackary Bowman received some bittersweet news Wednesday as he was named NFC Special Teams Player of the Week for his role in the Bears’ 48-41 victory over the Minnesota Vikings. Bowman recovered a muffed […] Read the full article »

Don’t pay Orton for half-finished job

Posted in News and Rumors on October 21, 2008 at 3:53 pm by

It’s the middle of the season and there are talks from both of Chicago’s major newspapers — the Tribune and the Sun-Times — about how it’s time to ante up and give quarterback Kyle Orton […] Read the full article »

Bowman could be out for the season

Posted in News and Rumors on October 21, 2008 at 3:35 pm by

Rookie cornerback Zackary Bowman may have just participated in his first, best, and last game of the season all against the Minnesota Vikings. Getting his first NFL action due to injuries to Charles Tillman and […] Read the full article »

Monday Morning Quarterback: Week 7

Posted in News and Rumors on October 20, 2008 at 11:11 am by

It’s commonplace in sports to say that you learn more from losing than you do from winning. Following Sunday’s 48-41 victory over Minnesota, I’m sure the Bears learned plenty. Normally the optimist — sometimes to […] Read the full article »