Monthly Archives: December 2008

Week 16 predictions

December 20th, 2008 - 10:00 am

Week 15 was tough on me and I finished with a paltry, 10-6 record. Atlanta and Tampa Bay was a toss-up and I went with the road team, but Atlanta pulled off the win. I still can’t believe how flat [...]

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Fantasy Friday: Week 16

December 19th, 2008 - 8:48 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 16

December 18th, 2008 - 4:36 pm

My power rankings for the NFL. (Previous Rank; Last Week’s Result; Movement in the Depth Chart). High Five 1. New York Giants (11-3) (No. 1; L, 20-8 vs. Dal; No Change) Minus Brandon Jacobs and Plaxico Burress, Eli Manning looked [...]

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Bears creep up rankings after beating Saints

December 17th, 2008 - 5:03 pm

With their playoff hopes on the line, the Bears inched up the national power rankings following their crucial, 27-24 victory over the Saints on Thursday night. ESPN Last week: 19 This week: 16 Explanation: This is an odd stretch for [...]

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Briggs Bears’ lone Pro Bowler

December 16th, 2008 - 3:19 pm

Despite an 8-6 record with the chance for a 10-6 mark at season’s end, the Chicago Bears will have just one player representing them in this year’s Pro Bowl. Outside linebacker Lance Briggs has been selected to his fourth straight [...]

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Contrary to idiocy, Bears better off sans Berrian

December 16th, 2008 - 11:03 am

It was only a matter of time that the Chicago media would begin formulating ideas about why the Bears did not make the playoffs and what they needed to do to rectify that in 2009. The Bears have yet to [...]

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Cedric Benson on Matt Forte’s success

December 16th, 2008 - 10:00 am

“He is having a great year, but when I see the highlights, I see holes. I see them using him in the slot, something they didn’t do with me. If I was there right now with the holes I see, [...]

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Bears relegated to “one-and-done”

December 14th, 2008 - 7:11 pm

With Minnesota’s 35-14 victory over the Arizona Cardinals Sunday, the magic number for the Vikings to win the division is now down to one. Meaning, one Vikings victory or one Bears loss in the final two weeks sends Minnesota to [...]

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Sunday Game Breakdowns

December 14th, 2008 - 10:27 am

Because the Bears played on Thursday, in lieu of my weekly, Sunday game breakdown, I will be analyzing games that have meaning to the Bears and their season, and ranking their importance. Game: Minnesota at Arizona Importance: High Explanation: More [...]

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Week 15 predictions

December 13th, 2008 - 10:00 am

I had a solid, 12-4 mark in Week 14. Any time division opponents play, you can throw stats and trends out the door and that was the case with Philadelphia’s victory over the New York Giants and Carolina’s win over [...]

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