Month: December 2008

Angelo’s message loud and clear

Posted in News and Rumors on December 30, 2008 at 6:53 pm by

Jerry Angelo gave his end-of-the-year press conference on Tuesday and expressed disappointment that the Bears were unable to make the playoffs for the second straight season. During the 30-minute conference, Angelo said many intriguing things, […] Read the full article »

Wilks’ dismissal first of off-season changes

Posted in News and Rumors on December 30, 2008 at 4:52 pm by

The first casualty of the Bears’ second-straight season without a playoff berth was defensive backs coach Steven Wilks, who was dismissed on Tuesday. With injuries to starters Charles Tillman, Nathan Vasher, and Mike Brown throughout […] Read the full article »

Process of elimination will bring inevitable change

Posted in News and Rumors on December 29, 2008 at 7:37 pm by

At Lovie Smith’s season-ending press conference Monday, several questions were asked of him regarding what the team needed to do to improve for next season. Smith’s response, although vague, summed up a process that will […] Read the full article »

Monday Morning Quarterback: Week 17

Posted in News and Rumors on December 29, 2008 at 12:00 am by

In the final edition of Monday Morning Quarterback, I will be spending just a little bit of time addressing Sunday’s loss to the Texans, but the major focus will be on the season as a […] Read the full article »

Bears-Texans postgame thoughts

Posted in News and Rumors on December 28, 2008 at 3:10 pm by

That’ll do it. Curtains close. Turn off the lights. The Bears’ season has come to a conclusion. It was fun while it lasted, and even though the Bears finished with the 9-7 record I predicted […] Read the full article »

Bears-Texans halftime thoughts

Posted in News and Rumors on December 28, 2008 at 1:32 pm by

Stranger things have happened, but things are not looking good for the Bears right now. In this game alone, the Bears are not all that out of the game. Thanks to back-to-back mistakes by Danieal […] Read the full article »

Breakdown of Chicago Bears at Houston Texans

Posted in News and Rumors on December 27, 2008 at 10:44 pm by

Bears offense vs. Texans defense Sometimes things go beyond rational thought and I want to immediately lay on the table my belief that the Bears’ offense Sunday will more closely resemble the one we saw […] Read the full article »

Week 17 predictions

Posted in Predictions on December 27, 2008 at 10:35 am by

I’ve heard that Week 16 is historically difficult to predict, and it’s a good thing, too, because I finished with a poor, 9-7 record last week. The most difficult games to predict were Washington’s upset […] Read the full article »

Brown fails to finish season yet again

Posted in News and Rumors on December 26, 2008 at 6:44 pm by

Bears safety Mike Brown was lost for the season yet again, albeit with just one game left this year. It’s because of this inability to finish a season healthy that could make Brown expendable this […] Read the full article »

Fantasy Friday: Week 17

Posted in News and Rumors on December 26, 2008 at 10:56 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 »