Month: October 2008

Bears’ dilemma: Peterson or Berrian?

Posted in News and Rumors on October 16, 2008 at 1:35 pm by

In a perfect world, the Bears would enter Sunday’s game against the Minnesota Vikings and handle them as easily as they did the Detroit Lions two weeks ago. The Bears defense held the Lions to […] Read the full article »

The Depth Chart: Week 7

Posted in News and Rumors on October 15, 2008 at 8:01 pm by

My power rankings for the NFL. High Five 1. Tennessee Titans (5-0) They may not be the most talented team in the league, but they’re definitely one of the most complete. A top notch defense […] Read the full article »

Whistling a different tune?

Posted in News and Rumors on October 15, 2008 at 4:52 pm by

Just two days ago, Chicago Tribune’s David Haugh was already saying the Bears might regret blowing the game against Atlanta because it might cost them the playoffs. Today, he writes that of the three teams […] Read the full article »

Bears plummet in rankings after loss to Atlanta

Posted in News and Rumors on October 15, 2008 at 1:23 pm by

The Chicago Bears took a massive hit in national power rankings this week after their 22-20 loss to the Atlanta Falcons. The longest fall was 10 spots in ESPN’s rankings. ESPN Last week: 10 This […] Read the full article »

Cowboys acquire WR Williams from Lions

Posted in News and Rumors on October 14, 2008 at 5:43 pm by

It’s a move often seen in baseball, but seldom done in football: a contending team acquires a player at the trading deadline whom it hopes will help put them over the top. The Dallas Cowboys […] Read the full article »

Metcalf suspended four games

Posted in News and Rumors on October 13, 2008 at 4:23 pm by

Reserve offensive lineman Terrence Metcalf was suspended by the league for four games Monday for violating the league’s policy on anabolic steroids and related substances. Metcalf, who was hurt in the preseason and lost his […] Read the full article »

Bears fans: Now is no time for panic

Posted in News and Rumors on October 13, 2008 at 11:34 am by

The Bears dropped a heartbreaking, 22-20, loss to the Atlanta Falcons on Sunday, a game they could have won, before they were supposed to lose, before they should have won. Huh? Simply put, this was […] Read the full article »

Bears-Falcons postgame thoughts

Posted in News and Rumors on October 12, 2008 at 3:19 pm by

Ouch. That one stings. And the worst thing about it, too, is that yet again, for the third time this season, the Bears gave away a game in which they had a fourth quarter lead. […] Read the full article »

Jeff Joniak and Tom Thayer during Falcons game

Posted in News and Rumors on October 12, 2008 at 2:53 pm by

Jeff Joniak: “You know, they’ve got the mascot underneath the goal posts saying ‘no good’, it’s confusing me.” Tom Thayer: “Watch the guys in the black and white stripes, not the one wearing the parrot […] Read the full article »

Bears-Falcons halftime thoughts

Posted in News and Rumors on October 12, 2008 at 1:41 pm by

Things do not look good for the Bears right now. The Bears are doing exactly what they planned on doing, which is stop the run and make Matt Ryan beat them. And right now, Ryan […] Read the full article »