Monthly Archives: December 2008

Charles Tillman on Andre Johnson

December 25th, 2008 - 12:03 pm

“Best receiver in the business right now. It will be a challenge. He plays big. I compare him to Steve Smith. Steve Smith is small, but he plays big.” -Bears cornerback Charles Tillman on Texans wide receiver Andre Johnson. Not …

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The Depth Chart: Week 17

December 25th, 2008 - 12:00 pm

My power rankings for the NFL. (Previous Rank; Last Week’s Result; Movement in the Depth Chart). High Five 1. New York Giants (12-3) (No. 1; W, 34-28 vs. Car; No Change) Clinched homefield advantage throughout the NFC playoffs with a …

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Bears in unlucky spot in power rankings

December 25th, 2008 - 12:00 am

Following their overtime victory over the Green Bay Packers, the Bears have been ranked No. 13 in four of the six national power rankings I compile each week. We all know that 13 is the universal bad luck number, so …

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Bears need a miracle

December 24th, 2008 - 8:37 am

‘Tis the season to be jolly, drink egg nog, and fatten up on Christmas cookies. It’s also the time of year for proverbial “Christmas miracles”. With the Bears’ playoff hopes hanging in the balance and coming down to the final …

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Bobby Wade on the Chicago Bears

December 23rd, 2008 - 1:40 pm

“We need the Bears to blow it. Where are they playing, at home? Great. They’ll definitely blow it.” -Former Bear and current Minnesota Vikings wide receiver, Bobby Wade, on the Bears heading into their game with the Green Bay Packers. …

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Bears-Packers postgame thoughts

December 22nd, 2008 - 11:16 pm

I had a scalding post in the process of being written after Adrian Peterson’s personal foul on the ensuing kickoff following Matt Forte’s game-tying touchdown. Because the fact is, the Bears played like garbage the first half and still struggled …

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Bears-Packers halftime thoughts

December 22nd, 2008 - 9:19 pm

Disgusting first half performance from the Bears, and I saw nothing to make me believe the Bears will come back from a 14-3 deficit to win this game. The one thing to look forward to is the second half kickoff …

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Monday Morning Quarterback: Week 16

December 22nd, 2008 - 8:45 am

The playoff picture became clearer yesterday so as there’s not much confusion about what needs to happen for the Bears to make the postseason. First and foremost, the Bears have to beat the Packers tonight and the Texans next week.  …

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Falcons beat Vikings to keep Bears alive

December 21st, 2008 - 6:34 pm

The Atlanta Falcons beat the Minnesota Vikings, 24-17, Sunday to keep the Bears’ hopes for winning the NFC North division alive. With the Eagles’ loss to the Redskins and the Buccaneers’ defeat to the Chargers, the Bears are also alive …

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Breakdown of Green Bay Packers at Chicago Bears

December 21st, 2008 - 9:33 am

Bears offense vs. Packers defense When these teams met in Week 11, it was Kyle Orton’s first game back from an ankle injury, and you could see the struggles he had playing on it. There were some questions as to …

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