Monthly Archives: September 2009

2009 Season Predictions

September 9th, 2009 - 8:47 pm

Making predictions for an entire football season isn’t easy and is rarely done correctly. The reason why is that injuries and on-field performance simply cannot be accurately projected for 17 weeks. So, essentially, when making season predictions, what you’re really …

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Four Downs: Keys to beating the Packers

September 9th, 2009 - 5:20 pm

A look at four keys for the Bears to beat this week’s opponent. 1. Play 60 minutes of disciplined, mistake-free football Probably the most important task awaiting the Bears this week in their Sunday night showdown against divisional rival Green …

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Cutler earns respect, role of captain

September 9th, 2009 - 3:48 pm

The role of team captain isn’t always reserved for a team’s best player.  That explains why guys like Lance Briggs and Devin Hester aren’t and haven’t been captains for the Bears. What’s more important in determining who should be a …

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Brian Urlacher on LeBron James’ shoes

September 7th, 2009 - 2:47 pm

“He gave me the shoes he wore in the game. I actually smelled them and they didn’t stink.” -Brian Urlacher talking about a pair of shoes he received from the Cleveland Cavaliers’ LeBron James. Just had to share this quote, …

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Bears need better backup RB to replace injured Jones

September 5th, 2009 - 12:54 pm

Friday’s news of running back Kevin Jones’ season-ending ankle injury was disturbing news, about as unsettling to hear as the injury was to see in Thursday’s preseason finale against the Browns. What’s even more disconcerting is what might become of …

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Monday Morning Quarterback: Preseason Game 4

September 4th, 2009 - 4:56 am

Here’s the last Monday Morning Quarterback that won’t be published on a Monday — or a Tuesday, following a Monday night game during the regular season — and I couldn’t be happier.  Sure, watching Bears preseason games is more fun …

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Five things to watch in Bears-Browns preseason game

September 3rd, 2009 - 12:36 pm

After three preseason games, most players are spent and just want the regular season to begin.  A lot of them are wiped out after the training camp portion of the preseason is finished.  In the fourth game of the preseason, …

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