Monthly Archives: November 2008

Devin Hester on the struggles in the return game

November 22nd, 2008 - 12:07 am

“I could sit here and say it’s my fault. But there are 11 guys out there on the field. I’m not the only one out there. I know at the end of the day I get blamed for the return …

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Manning to see more returns in place of Hester

November 21st, 2008 - 12:00 pm

When Devin Hester failed to report to training camp on time in July because he felt he had outplayed his contract and wanted it restructured, a line was essentially drawn in the sand. On one side of the line were …

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Fantasy Friday: Week 12

November 21st, 2008 - 12:28 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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The Depth Chart: Week 12

November 20th, 2008 - 12:00 pm

My power rankings for the NFL. (Previous Rank; Last Week’s Result; Movement in the Depth Chart). High Five 1. Tennessee Titans (10-0) (No. 1; W, 24-14 vs. Jac; No Change) Reached an unbelievable milestone with a victory over their division …

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Bears could be alone atop NFC North this week

November 19th, 2008 - 11:34 pm

It’s a funny league sometimes. I’ve spoken often this year about how balanced the NFL is and how no team is unbeatable. The Titans currently hold the league’s best record, and yet, there’s nothing flashy about them. They’re not nearly …

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Bears’ slide in rankings not as deep as expected

November 19th, 2008 - 9:01 am

Following a thorough beating at the hands of division rival Green Bay, the Bears continued to slide but are remarkably still in the teens in most national power rankings, although they are knocking at the door to oblivion. ESPN Last …

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Tight quarterback competition for NFC Pro Bowl

November 18th, 2008 - 12:04 pm

It may be a moot point now that Kyle Orton got injured and may take some time to regain his form, but if he had continued playing the way he did in the first half of the season, would he …

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Monday Morning Quarterback: Week 11

November 17th, 2008 - 9:14 am

Six hours of watching other football games and after a good night’s sleep, the sting of a blowout loss to our neighbors to the north, people who wear orange hunting suits doused in deer urine and wedges of foam cheese …

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Bears-Packers postgame thoughts

November 16th, 2008 - 3:58 pm

This is one of those days that you’re embarrassed to be a Bears fan. The only good thing about a game like this is that it allows me to begin my “postgame thoughts” early.  Because nothing the Bears do in …

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Bears-Packers halftime thoughts

November 16th, 2008 - 2:33 pm

It’s not in my nature to agree with Joe Buck, but I happen to concur with him that it was a major mistake for the Bears to throw the ball on second down at the end of the half when …

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