Month: August 2009

Bears-Broncos postgame thoughts

Posted in News and Rumors on August 30, 2009 at 9:40 pm by

In the third preseason game of the season, on the road in a hostile environment, the Bears played about as well as you could expect them to play. Sure, there’s always room for improvement, but […] Read the full article »

Five things to watch in Bears-Broncos preseason game

Posted in News and Rumors on August 30, 2009 at 10:04 am by

It’s been talked about since “the trade” went down and the schedule was released in April. It’s been hyped since training camp opened and has been built up over the past week. And now, the […] Read the full article »

No surprise: Dvoracek done for year with torn ACL

Posted in News and Rumors on August 28, 2009 at 11:48 am by

It was reportd by a few sources earlier this week that Bears defensive tackle Dusty Dvoracek would miss the season after tearing his ACL in Saturday’s preseason game against the Giants. Dvoracek and the Bears […] Read the full article »

Roundup: Addition of McClover a curious one

Posted in News and Rumors on August 26, 2009 at 7:44 am by

The Bears signed linebacker Darrell McClover to a one-year contract Tuesday. McClover spent three seasons with the Bears from 2006 to ’08. He was a solid special teams contributer and blocked a punt in Carolina […] Read the full article »

Monday Morning Quarterback: Preseason Game 2

Posted in News and Rumors on August 23, 2009 at 9:27 am by

It’s another Sunday edition of Monday Morning Quarterback, and this one surely has better items to report. Just as I cautioned last week that Bears fans shouldn’t get too low on Jay Cutler and the […] Read the full article »

NFL going overboard with QB protection

Posted in News and Rumors on August 23, 2009 at 8:11 am by

In last Saturday’s preseason game against the Buffalo Bills, Bears defensive tackle Dusty Dvoracek delivered a shot to Ryan Fitzpatrick after the quarterback had released the ball. Fittingly, a flag was thrown on the play […] Read the full article »

Bears-Giants quarterly thoughts

Posted in News and Rumors on August 22, 2009 at 6:44 pm by

First Quarter analysis: The Bears began the game with the ball and marched right down the field on 10 plays for 50 yards, which resulted in a Robbie Gould field goal. With Matt Forte and […] Read the full article »

Ten things to watch in Bears-Giants preseason game

Posted in News and Rumors on August 22, 2009 at 1:43 pm by

The Bears are done with training camp and will face the Giants Saturday night in their second preseason game. It’ll mark the Soldier Field live-action debut for quarterback Jay Cutler. Here are ten things to […] Read the full article »

Ochocinco kicks extra point, kickoff

Posted in News and Rumors on August 20, 2009 at 9:34 pm by

Love him, like him, or hate him, Bengals wide receiver Chad Ochocinco is certainly a talented player. But now he’s making headlines for more than catching passes. The Bengals held out kicker Shayne Graham as […] Read the full article »

Favre signing, subsequent fallout a good distraction

Posted in News and Rumors on August 19, 2009 at 5:54 pm by

The best plays in all of football are ones that use misdirection. If set up properly and initiated at the right time, they are difficult to stop and can be very effective. On Saturday night […] Read the full article »