Month: November 2008

Bears continue fluctuation in power rankings

Posted in News and Rumors on November 26, 2008 at 12:29 pm by

When your longest win streak and losing streak is 2 games and you’ve spent most of the season at or near .500, it’s not likely you’ll be fixed in a certain position within any national […] Read the full article »

What happened to the two-back system?

Posted in News and Rumors on November 25, 2008 at 10:23 pm by

The plan was to use two running backs. It’s something Lovie Smith has stressed since he became Bears head coach five years ago. “You need at least two good running backs to make it through […] Read the full article »

Stakes in Bears-Vikings game raised with Packers loss

Posted in News and Rumors on November 24, 2008 at 10:52 pm by

Nobody likes to be wrong, but a Packers defeat is a nice consolation prize for my predictions. The Saints beat the Packers at home Monday night, 51-29, and with that, the Packers dropped one game […] Read the full article »

Monday Morning Quarterback: Week 12

Posted in News and Rumors on November 24, 2008 at 10:27 am by

It’s victory Monday in Chicago after the Bears routed the Rams, 27-3, but I’m already focusing my attention on this week’s showdown with the Vikings. I will spend a few minutes talking about the Rams […] Read the full article »

Bears-Rams postgame thoughts

Posted in News and Rumors on November 23, 2008 at 3:21 pm by

I don’t mean to be the buzzkill here, but today’s 27-3 victory over the Rams was hardly impressive. It was to be expected. And I think it’s important that Bears fans keep that in perspective […] Read the full article »

Manning to return kickoffs, Hester punts

Posted in News and Rumors on November 23, 2008 at 10:39 am by

Danieal Manning will return kickoffs today against St. Louis and Devin Hester will be relegated to punt return duties, Bears coach Lovie Smith confirmed on Bears GameDay Live on FOX. On the offensive front, wide […] Read the full article »

Breakdown of Chicago Bears at St. Louis Rams

Posted in News and Rumors on November 22, 2008 at 10:52 pm by

Bears offense vs. Rams defense There are two ways to look at last week’s loss to the Packers when it comes to judging how this offense performed. The first is to blame the lack of […] Read the full article »

Rideau activated, Miller placed on IR

Posted in News and Rumors on November 22, 2008 at 1:57 pm by

The Bears on Saturday activated wide receiver Brandon Rideau from the practice squad and placed veteran offensive tackle Fred Miller on injured reserve, effectively ending his season, and likely career, with the team. Rideau has […] Read the full article »

Week 12 predictions

Posted in Predictions on November 22, 2008 at 12:00 pm by

Philadelphia’s tie vs. Cincinnati, Rian Lindell’s missed field against Cleveland, and my failed upset pick of the Chiefs over the Saints put a damper on my Week 11 predictions. This week’s Thursday night game should […] Read the full article »

Three Bears out for Sunday

Posted in News and Rumors on November 22, 2008 at 1:14 am by

The Bears released their injury report on Friday and three players were listed as out for Sunday’s game against the Rams. Wide receiver Marty Booker (knee), linebacker Darrell McClover (hamstring), and offensive tackle Fred Miller […] Read the full article »