Monthly Archives: November 2008

Bears-Vikings postgame thoughts

November 30th, 2008 - 10:33 pm

Once again, I get the privilege of writing my postgame thoughts during the fourth quarter and get them out of the way early. There is absolutely nothing good to take away from this game. An NFL football game is 60 [...]

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Bears-Vikings halftime thoughts

November 30th, 2008 - 9:14 pm

My, what a difference of a few minutes can make in an NFL game. One minute, the Bears were at the 1-yard line, about to take a 14-3 lead, and the next minute, the Bears are down 17-7 going into [...]

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With Vasher on IR, it’s Graham’s show now

November 30th, 2008 - 9:38 am

For weeks, there were concerns among Bears fans and analysts that Nathan Vasher was a main problem in the breakdown of the pass defense. Many speculated that Corey Graham should have started ahead of him because Graham has played well [...]

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Breakdown of Chicago Bears at Minnesota Vikings

November 30th, 2008 - 12:36 am

Bears offense vs. Vikings defense The last time the Bears and Vikings met, the final score resembled an Arena Football game as neither defense wanted to show up when it mattered. The Bears won the game, 48-41, at Soldier Field [...]

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Stopping “All Day” Peterson requires all day effort

November 29th, 2008 - 3:35 pm

If you haven’t yet heard, the Vikings’ Adrian Peterson’s nickname is A.D., which stands for All Day. He’s also been known as “Purple Jesus”, because some say he is a savior. But what they don’t tell you about Peterson is [...]

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Forte named Rookie of the Week

November 29th, 2008 - 2:29 pm

Bears running back Matt Forte was named Diet Pepsi Rookie of the Week for his performance in the Bears’ 27-3 victory over the St. Louis Rams last week. Forte rushed for 139 yards and two touchdowns on 21 attempts. He [...]

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Week 13 predictions

November 29th, 2008 - 10:00 am

Week 12 brought us some upsets and gave me a few more losses than I would have liked. Cleveland always messes with picks because they’re so inconsistent. Buffalo exploded for 54 points after losing 4 games in a row. Minnesota [...]

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Fantasy Friday: Week 13

November 28th, 2008 - 7:19 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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Fantasy Thanksgiving

November 26th, 2008 - 10:17 pm

Because it’s Thanksgiving and there are three games on Thursday this week, here’s a special edition of Fantasy Friday. There will still be a normal edition on Friday, though, so come back for more fantasy advice then. Thumbs Up The [...]

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The Depth Chart: Week 13

November 26th, 2008 - 9:40 pm

My power rankings for the NFL. (Previous Rank; Last Week’s Result; Movement in the Depth Chart). High Five 1. New York Giants (10-1) (No. 2; W, 37-29 vs. Ari; Up 1) It was just a matter of time until they [...]

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