Monthly Archives: September 2009

Postgame Thoughts: Bears vs. Steelers (9.20.09)

September 20th, 2009 - 6:02 pm

Hey, Chicago media, since you guys like to criticize Jay Cutler’s every facial expression, how does his most recent one suit you?  It’s called a smile. When you have nothing else to write about, I guess you have to scrap …

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Game Breakdown: Steelers at Bears (9.20.09)

September 19th, 2009 - 5:00 pm

Bears offense vs. Steelers defense Last week the Bears faced a Packers defense that is still learning how to play the 3-4. The Bears’ offense looked rattled, unsettled, discombobulated or any other word you choose to use to describe a …

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2009 Weekly Predictions: Week 2

September 19th, 2009 - 9:24 am

Week 1 played out about the way I expected, with a few upsets here and there. There are a few games in Week 2, however, that should make it challenging to predict winners. Here’s a look at this week’s matchups …

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Four Downs: Keys to beating the Steelers

September 16th, 2009 - 5:31 pm

A look at four keys for the Bears to beat this week’s opponent. 1. Take care of the football Is there any doubt why the Bears lost Sunday’s game to the Packers? Jay Cutler threw for 93 more yards than …

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The Depth Chart: 2009 Week 2 Power Rankings

September 15th, 2009 - 9:02 pm

(Previous Rank; Previous Result; Rank Change) 1. Pittsburgh Steelers (No. 1; W, 13-10 vs. Ten; No Change) It wasn’t pretty, but they outlasted the Titans on opening night to remain No. 1. 2. New England Patriots (No. 2; W, 25-24 …

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Monday Morning Quarterback: Bears-Packers (9.13.09)

September 14th, 2009 - 1:24 pm

When one expresses himself based on his emotions, those words have a tendency to be nonsensical and factually untrue. Thus, while I don’t condone the “sky is falling” attitude of many Bears fans on a miserable Monday morning following the …

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Postgame Thoughts: Bears vs. Packers (9.13.09)

September 13th, 2009 - 10:20 pm

On a night when nothing seemed to go right and everything appeared to go wrong, the Bears were fortunate that they only succumbed to a 6-point deficit. I know the talk of Chicagoland Monday morning will be about Jay Cutler’s …

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Game Breakdown: Bears at Packers (9.13.09)

September 12th, 2009 - 6:08 pm

Bears offense vs. Packers defense Both the Bears offense and Packers defense will have new looks when the teams meet up Sunday night.  The Bears, obviously, will showcase quarterback Jay Cutler and a rebuilt offensive line along with some new …

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2009 Weekly Predictions: Week 1

September 12th, 2009 - 5:00 pm

The 2009 season kicks off with a Thursday evening prime time matchup between the defending champion Pittsburgh Steelers and last year’s top regular season team, the Tennessee Titans. With the beginning of a new season, I have a fresh start …

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The Depth Chart: 2009 Week 1 Power Rankings

September 11th, 2009 - 4:31 pm

1. Pittsburgh Steelers Begin the season on top until knocked off their throne. 2. New England Patriots First 11-5 team in a long time not to make playoffs, should be back in charge with Brady healthy. 3. New York Giants …

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