Month: September 2009

2009 Season Predictions

Posted in Predictions on September 9, 2009 at 8:47 pm by

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 […] Read the full article »

Four Downs: Keys to beating the Packers

Posted in News and Rumors on September 9, 2009 at 5:20 pm by

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 […] Read the full article »

Cutler earns respect, role of captain

Posted in News and Rumors on September 9, 2009 at 3:48 pm by

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 […] Read the full article »

Brian Urlacher on LeBron James’ shoes

Posted in News and Rumors on September 7, 2009 at 2:47 pm by

“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 […] Read the full article »

Bears need better backup RB to replace injured Jones

Posted in News and Rumors on September 5, 2009 at 12:54 pm by

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 […] Read the full article »

Monday Morning Quarterback: Preseason Game 4

Posted in News and Rumors on September 4, 2009 at 4:56 am by

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 […] Read the full article »

Five things to watch in Bears-Browns preseason game

Posted in News and Rumors on September 3, 2009 at 12:36 pm by

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 […] Read the full article »