Monthly Archives: December 2008

Fantasy Friday: Week 15

December 12th, 2008 - 3:00 pm

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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Monday Morning Quarterback: Week 15

December 12th, 2008 - 10:44 am

This is the Friday edition of Monday Morning Quarterback. And it’s definitely an enjoyable Friday morning with a Bears victory and the day off work. What we witnessed yesterday may have been agitating at times, but the ultimate goal was …

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Bears-Saints postgame thoughts

December 12th, 2008 - 12:26 am

Driving home from my friend’s house a half-hour away, I had some extra time to process my postgame thoughts. During the course of a game, it’s normal to get emotional and overreact to certain things, but as time goes by, …

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Breakdown of New Orleans Saints at Chicago Bears

December 11th, 2008 - 12:00 am

Bears offense vs. Saints defense A lot of people might think that how the Bears handle the Saints offense is the single most important thing to watch in this contest. And while that certainly will be an important factor, it’s …

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The Depth Chart: Week 15

December 10th, 2008 - 8:46 pm

My power rankings for the NFL. (Previous Rank; Last Week’s Result; Movement in the Depth Chart). High Five 1. New York Giants (11-2) (No. 1; L, 20-14 vs. Phi; No Change) The Giants lost a hard fought NFC East battle …

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Expected win yields little change in rankings

December 10th, 2008 - 12:00 am

There weren’t a whole lot of experts — or average fans, for that matter — who thought the Bears were going to lose to the Jaguars this week. Hence, there was little movement for the Bears in this week’s national …

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Why the Saints are so hard to stop

December 9th, 2008 - 12:00 am

According to NFL.com’s record book, in 2000, the record for most passing yards in a season was set by the St. Louis Rams, dubbed “The Greatest Show on Turf” as a spin-off of P.T. Barnum’s circus. While it’s not likely …

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Monday Morning Quarterback: Week 14

December 8th, 2008 - 2:38 pm

Due to the tardiness of this post — and, once again, I apologize to those loyal readers who come here every Monday morning to read it — I’ve had plenty of time to reflect on yesterday’s results. Not that extra …

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Note to readers

December 8th, 2008 - 10:14 am

Note to readers: Monday Morning Quarterback will be delayed a couple hours today.  Please come back in the afternoon for that post. Thanks!

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Bears-Jaguars postgame thoughts

December 7th, 2008 - 3:28 pm

First, a few quick things about the game before I get into the grand scheme of it all. I was pleased with the way the Bears played in the first half against the Jaguars, racking up a 20-3 advantage.  Once …

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