Month: November 2008

Devin Hester on the struggles in the return game

Posted in News and Rumors on November 22, 2008 at 12:07 am by

“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 […] Read the full article »

Manning to see more returns in place of Hester

Posted in News and Rumors on November 21, 2008 at 12:00 pm by

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 […] Read the full article »

Fantasy Friday: Week 12

Posted in News and Rumors on November 21, 2008 at 12:28 am by

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 […] Read the full article »

The Depth Chart: Week 12

Posted in News and Rumors on November 20, 2008 at 12:00 pm by

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 […] Read the full article »

Bears could be alone atop NFC North this week

Posted in News and Rumors on November 19, 2008 at 11:34 pm by

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 […] Read the full article »

Bears’ slide in rankings not as deep as expected

Posted in News and Rumors on November 19, 2008 at 9:01 am by

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 […] Read the full article »

Tight quarterback competition for NFC Pro Bowl

Posted in News and Rumors on November 18, 2008 at 12:04 pm by

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 […] Read the full article »

Monday Morning Quarterback: Week 11

Posted in News and Rumors on November 17, 2008 at 9:14 am by

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 […] Read the full article »

Bears-Packers postgame thoughts

Posted in News and Rumors on November 16, 2008 at 3:58 pm by

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 […] Read the full article »

Bears-Packers halftime thoughts

Posted in News and Rumors on November 16, 2008 at 2:33 pm by

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 […] Read the full article »