Monthly Archives: October 2008

Notable trio inactive for Falcons game

October 12th, 2008 - 10:40 am

Bears cornerback Nathan Vasher, defensive tackle Anthony Adams, and wide receiver Brandon Lloyd all will be inactive for Week 6′s matchup with the Falcons. Vasher is still recovering from surgery on his right hand.  Corey Graham is expected to get …

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Breakdown of Chicago Bears at Atlanta Falcons

October 11th, 2008 - 10:02 pm

Bears offense vs. Falcons defense What once was considered a laughing stock from football pundits nationwide has begun to garner respect. Kyle Orton and the Bears’ passing offense has looked much more than respectable; it’s looked formidable. Not that we …

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Week 6 predictions

October 11th, 2008 - 9:59 am

Week 5′s upsets really messed up my picks. Not that I can complain as a Bears fan that the Falcons upset the Packers. But the Vikings’ upset over the Saints irks me as a fan and a prognosticator. I regretted …

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New blog layout

October 10th, 2008 - 11:33 pm

As I said in my previous entry, I recently upgraded my blog hosting service to a newer version, and as a result of that upgrade, it wiped out my previous template. So I reconstructed the blog using a slightly different …

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Note to visitors

October 10th, 2008 - 5:43 pm

Note to readers: After upgrading the service of my blog, the design and template became outdated.  As a result, the old look of the blog became distorted. As I work toward reconstructing the look of the blog, please excuse the …

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Expert Predictions for Bears-Falcons

October 10th, 2008 - 5:02 pm

Curiosity led me to look around the web at different sports sites to see how experts were predicting this week’s Bears-Falcons game.  The result is a majority of support for the Bears with some exceptions. On ESPN, all but three …

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Bears schedule appears to be staying as is

October 10th, 2008 - 4:41 pm

The NFL has announced that the Bears upcoming games against Green Bay on Nov. 16 and against Jacksonville on Dec. 7 will not be moved to prime time as part of the NFL’s flexible scheduling system for Sunday night games. …

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Fantasy Friday: Week 6

October 10th, 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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Bulletin board material for Hester?

October 9th, 2008 - 5:25 pm

Kevin Seifert, who writes the NFC North blog on ESPN.com, wrote: Do you need to keep the ball out of Devin Hester’s hands? He points out the slow start to the season Hester has had, averaging just 5.4 yards on …

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Anderson: Bears are Super Bowl-bound

October 8th, 2008 - 8:00 pm

If only Mark Anderson’s play on the field was as bold as his predictions. ”We’re heading to the Super Bowl,” the 2006 fifth round defensive end said. ”I really feel that way.” That begs the question: does Anderson really believe …

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