Monthly Archives: December 2008

Bears-Jaguars halftime thoughts

December 7th, 2008 - 1:44 pm

It’s still early, but it’s possibly shaping up to be a good day for the Bears on more than one front. Not only are they taking it to the Jaguars and leading, 20-3, at halftime, but they’re getting some help [...]

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Clark, Ogunleye, Adams will play against Jaguars

December 7th, 2008 - 10:39 am

Bears tight end Desmond Clark, defensive end Adewale Ogunleye, and defensive tackle Anthony Adams will all play today against the Jacksonville Jaguars, head coach Lovie Smith confirmed on FOX’s Bears GameDay Live. Clark suffered a hamstring injury late in the [...]

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Breakdown of Jacksonville Jaguars at Chicago Bears

December 6th, 2008 - 11:31 pm

Bears offense vs. Jaguars defense The Bears’ offense just hasn’t been the same in the second half of the season as it was in the first. Is it because of Kyle Orton’s ankle injury, or is there something deeper to [...]

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Week 14 predictions

December 6th, 2008 - 8:00 am

I had a second-straight 10-6 mark for Week 13, with Denver’s upset over the Jets and the 49ers’ upset over the Bills being the major hurdles. I was wrong about the Packers for the second straight week, but, boy, it’s [...]

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Friday’s news and tidbits

December 5th, 2008 - 6:40 pm

Five Bears players appeared on the injury report Friday, including defensive tackle Dusty Dvoracek, who is out for the season. Fullback Jason McKie (quadricep) is listed as doubtful, Anthony Adams (foot) and Adewale Ogunleye (shoulder) are both listed as questionable, [...]

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Fantasy Friday: Week 14

December 5th, 2008 - 1:22 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 14

December 4th, 2008 - 6:22 pm

My power rankings for the NFL. (Previous Rank; Last Week’s Result; Movement in the Depth Chart). High Five 1. New York Giants (10-1) (No. 1; W, 23-7 vs. Was; No Change) Rolled to an easy divisional victory over the Redskins. [...]

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Bears drop to post-Packers game ranking

December 3rd, 2008 - 12:34 pm

Interestingly, the Bears dropped this week to nearly the same ranking in all publications that they had received following their loss to the Packers two weeks ago. The Bears are still higher than the Top 20 in all of the [...]

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Vikings’ Williams Wall comes down

December 2nd, 2008 - 8:26 pm

The NFL suspended six players from three different teams on Tuesday for the final four games of the regular season for using a diuretic, which can serve as a masking agent for steroids. Among those six players were both Pro [...]

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Dvoracek on IR for third straight season

December 1st, 2008 - 9:08 pm

Bears defensive tackle Dusty Dvoracek will be placed on injured reserve for the third season in a row after he ruptured his right biceps on the second play of the Minnesota game. Anthony Adams figures to spend more time on [...]

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