Monthly Archives: September 2009

The Depth Chart: 2009 Week 4 Power Rankings

September 29th, 2009 - 9:22 pm

(Previous Rank; Previous Result; Rank Change) 1. New York Giants (No. 1; W, 24-0 vs. TB; No Change) Cruised to a shutout victory over a bad Buccaneers team. They’re going to be difficult to stop. 2. Indianapolis Colts (No. 2; [...]

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Monday Morning Quarterback: Bears-Seahawks (9.27.09)

September 28th, 2009 - 11:50 am

The Bears entered Seattle on Sunday, one of the most difficult places to play a football game, and walked away with an exciting, 25-19 victory to advance their record to 2-1. Considering the circumstances, which included two difficult road games [...]

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Postgame Thoughts: Bears vs. Seahawks (9.27.09)

September 27th, 2009 - 5:48 pm

I don’t mean to be a glass is half-empty guy, but can the defense play any worse than they did against the Seahawks? Hopefully, we don’t have to find that out. I think Dick Stockton pretty much summed up my [...]

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Game Breakdown: Bears at Seahawks (9.27.09)

September 26th, 2009 - 7:19 pm

Bears offense vs. Seahawks defense The Bears thus far are the 30th ranked rushing offense in the league, but with good cause. They’ve faced two 3-4 defenses, which are often difficult to run against. The Steelers also have one of [...]

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2009 Weekly Predictions: Week 3

September 26th, 2009 - 6:03 pm

I don’t know what it is with me and Week 2 predictions, but much like last year’s Week 2, I struggled and finished with just a .500 record. This week’s slate of games figures to be just as challenging. Here’s [...]

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Four Downs: Keys to beating the Seahawks

September 24th, 2009 - 5:43 pm

A look at four keys for the Bears to beat this week’s opponent. 1. Run the football While listening to WSCR 670 The Score, I heard a hot topic this week among different hosts about whether you need balance in [...]

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Ogunleye right about “select few” of boo birds

September 24th, 2009 - 1:25 pm

Adewale Ogunleye was asked about recent comments he made on his blog this week about fans that booed the Bears during Sunday’s 17-14 victory over the defending champions Pittsburgh Steelers. In his blog entry, he wrote: Speaking of home, I [...]

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The Depth Chart: 2009 Week 3 Power Rankings

September 23rd, 2009 - 9:45 pm

(Previous Rank; Previous Result; Rank Change) 1. New York Giants (No. 3; W, 33-21 vs. Dal; Up 2) Eli Manning looked poised in helping the Giants pick up a victory over Dallas in the Cowboys’ new stadium. Playing as good [...]

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Brown “should be good to go”

September 21st, 2009 - 5:31 pm

Bears coach Lovie Smith said defensive end Alex Brown has “no more than” an ankle sprain and “should be good to go.” Brown, the team’s most dependable end over the past seven years, injured his ankle in Sunday’s win over [...]

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Monday Morning Quarterback: Bears-Steelers (9.20.09)

September 21st, 2009 - 8:06 am

Lost in the dramatics of Robbie Gould’s game-winning 44-yard field goal against the Pittsburgh Steelers is the fact that the Bears not only defeated the defending champions but avoided an 0-2 record that few teams in the past have ever [...]

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