Month: January 2009

Super Bowl XLIII prop bet predictions

Posted in Predictions on January 31, 2009 at 8:19 am by

It’s hard enough predicting the winner of the Super Bowl — which will come either later today or tomorrow — let alone prognosticating things like who scores first and which quarterback will have more yards, […] Read the full article »

Too much risk involved in pursuing Cassel

Posted in News and Rumors on January 28, 2009 at 7:27 pm by

As the Bears prepare to enter the 2009 off-season with the quarterback position still unsettled, armchair GMs across Chicagoland are offering solutions to fix the decades-long problem. One of the most common names brought up […] Read the full article »

Super Bowl XLIII has tough act to follow

Posted in News and Rumors on January 26, 2009 at 5:39 pm by

Have you ever had to step into the limelight to deliver a speech or make a presentation immediately following one which was so good that you knew yours would pale in comparison? I was faced […] Read the full article »

Fixing special teams can help other units

Posted in News and Rumors on January 22, 2009 at 12:00 am by

Through all the talk about fixing a stagnant offense devoid of any playmakers at wide receiver, or at last finding that elusive franchise quarterback who can be depended on for a full 16 games, there’s […] Read the full article »

Shades of SB37 in this year’s championship

Posted in News and Rumors on January 21, 2009 at 11:01 am by

If the NFL’s best offense competed against the best defense, who would win? It’s a hypothetical question commonly asked annually to seek the answer to another question, “Who is more apt to win a championship, […] Read the full article »

Proof is in the Pudding: Bears need a QB

Posted in News and Rumors on January 18, 2009 at 7:17 pm by

Twice since the end of the regular season, I’ve heard Bears general manager Jerry Angelo address the quarterback as a position the team “needs to stabilize,” and each time that comment was met by criticism […] Read the full article »

Conference championship predictions

Posted in Predictions on January 17, 2009 at 9:39 am by

It’s a good thing I don’t bet, because with my playoff predictions, I’d be out of a lot of cash. After going 2-2 in the wild card round, I went 1-3 last week. We’ve had […] Read the full article »

Jerry Angelo’s interview on the Score

Posted in News and Rumors on January 16, 2009 at 5:44 pm by

Bears general manager Jerry Angelo joined Mike Mulligan and Brian Hanley Friday morning on WSCR 670 the Score. Here’s the transcript of what he had to say in the interview. You can listen to the […] Read the full article »

Thursday news and tidbits

Posted in News and Rumors on January 15, 2009 at 7:04 pm by

Charles Tillman did not have one of his best seasons, and as of Thursday, we officially know why. Tillman has undergone surgery on his shoulder, correcting an injury he suffered in a Week 4 victory […] Read the full article »

Angelo can’t lose focus of quarterback, offense

Posted in News and Rumors on January 13, 2009 at 3:51 pm by

Fixing the problems on defense were — and remain — a priority for Jerry Angelo this off-season because the defense’s play the past two years has been inexcusable. The Bears have upgraded all three position […] Read the full article »