Monthly Archives: October 2008

Bears-Vikings postgame thoughts

October 19th, 2008 - 4:02 pm

There’s undoubtedly a huge sigh of relief across Chicago as the Bears hung on to a much-needed divisional victory over the Minnesota Vikings. It was a game that surely resembled an Arena Football contest as you got the feeling early [...]

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Bears-Vikings halftime thoughts

October 19th, 2008 - 1:43 pm

It looks like my pregame anxiety was warranted as the Bears’ defense is hanging off the ledge. Corey Graham has played okay — including picking up an interception — but he’s not Charles Tillman or Nathan Vasher. The kind of [...]

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Bears-Vikings pregame thoughts

October 19th, 2008 - 11:50 am

We have about 15 minutes until kickoff and I can’t help but feel a twinge of anxiety. And it’s not the normal butterflies I feel every Sunday — and have felt on Friday nights and Saturday afternoons as a player [...]

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Tillman, Vasher to miss Vikings game

October 19th, 2008 - 10:38 am

The Bears will be without both starting cornerbacks this week as Charles Tillman and Nathan Vasher will be inactive. Lovie Smith announced on Bears Game Day Live on Fox that Corey Graham and Trumaine McBride will start in their place. [...]

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Breakdown of Minnesota Vikings at Chicago Bears

October 18th, 2008 - 9:04 pm

Bears offense vs. Vikings defense My, how far we’ve come in six weeks. Heading into the season, the talk of the NFC North was how good the Vikings were supposed to be led by “Purple Jesus”, or Adrian Peterson, as [...]

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Week 7 predictions

October 18th, 2008 - 12:09 pm

Well, for the second straight week, I had a .500 result. Thank God I’m not a gambling man, but I’d still like to finish above .500 for the season and I’m definitely on pace for that. Here’s a look at [...]

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Bears vs. Vikings: Expert picks

October 17th, 2008 - 11:29 pm

Looking around the web at expert picks for Week 7, there’s almost unanimous consent that the Bears will beat the Vikings this weekend. ESPN’s panel of 8 experts all picked the Bears to top the Vikings at Soldier Field. Likewise, [...]

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Bears-Vikings injury update

October 17th, 2008 - 8:15 pm

At quick glance, one would become concerned with the quantity of players on the Bears’ injury report for this week’s matchup with the Vikings. The Bears have 12 players listed, a total bested by just two teams in the league [...]

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Wade: Berrian will be booed

October 17th, 2008 - 4:46 pm

Perusing Minnesota newspapers out of sheer curiosity for outsiders’ opinions about this week’s Bears-Vikings game, I came across a predictable, yet interesting article. From startribune.com, former Bears wide receiver Bobby Wade said he expects new Vikings wide receiver Bernard Berrian [...]

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Fantasy Friday: Week 7

October 17th, 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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