Month: December 2008

Week 16 predictions

Posted in Predictions on December 20, 2008 at 10:00 am by

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 […] Read the full article »

Fantasy Friday: Week 16

Posted in News and Rumors on December 19, 2008 at 8:48 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 16

Posted in News and Rumors on December 18, 2008 at 4:36 pm by

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 […] Read the full article »

Bears creep up rankings after beating Saints

Posted in News and Rumors on December 17, 2008 at 5:03 pm by

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 […] Read the full article »

Briggs Bears’ lone Pro Bowler

Posted in News and Rumors on December 16, 2008 at 3:19 pm by

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 […] Read the full article »

Contrary to idiocy, Bears better off sans Berrian

Posted in News and Rumors on December 16, 2008 at 11:03 am by

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. […] Read the full article »

Cedric Benson on Matt Forte’s success

Posted in News and Rumors on December 16, 2008 at 10:00 am by

“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 […] Read the full article »

Bears relegated to “one-and-done”

Posted in News and Rumors on December 14, 2008 at 7:11 pm by

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 […] Read the full article »

Sunday Game Breakdowns

Posted in News and Rumors on December 14, 2008 at 10:27 am by

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 […] Read the full article »

Week 15 predictions

Posted in Predictions on December 13, 2008 at 10:00 am by

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 […] Read the full article »