Month: October 2009

Four Downs: Keys to beating the Bengals

Posted in News and Rumors on October 23, 2009 at 9:43 am by

A look at four keys for the Bears to beat this week’s opponent. 1. Shut down Cedric Benson Benson has certainly revived his career in Cincinnati after a disappointing three-year stint with the Bears. He […] Read the full article »

The Depth Chart: 2009 Week 7 Power Rankings

Posted in News and Rumors on October 22, 2009 at 2:31 pm by

(Previous Rank; Previous Result; Rank Change) 1. Indianapolis Colts (No. 2; Bye; Up 1) The Colts had a bye week but moved into the top spot by virtue of the Giants losing big to the […] Read the full article »

Cutler-Orton comparisons silly and pointless

Posted in News and Rumors on October 21, 2009 at 8:30 am by

Kyle Orton has his team on a six-game winning streak with the help of a strong defense that has allowed a league-low 66 points this year — 11 points per game. At this rate, the […] Read the full article »

Bears give Cutler 2-year extension

Posted in News and Rumors on October 21, 2009 at 7:26 am by

Jay Cutler has shown enough promise with his new team that the Bears rewarded him with a two-year contract extension to keep him in Chicago through the 2013 season. Through five games this year, Cutler […] Read the full article »

Monday Morning Quarterback: Bears-Falcons (10.18.09)

Posted in News and Rumors on October 19, 2009 at 8:43 am by

If there is one positive that can be taken from the loss to the Falcons, it’s that the Bears still had a chance to win a turnover- and mistake-filled game. The Bears now have two […] Read the full article »

Postgame Thoughts: Bears vs. Falcons (10.18.09)

Posted in News and Rumors on October 18, 2009 at 9:46 pm by

I think the best way to sum up tonight’s loss to the Falcons is that the Bears failed in all three phases of the game. They got an “F” for every subject on the report […] Read the full article »

Game Breakdown: Bears at Falcons (10.18.09)

Posted in News and Rumors on October 18, 2009 at 10:17 am by

Bears offense vs. Falcons defense If the Bears are to win this game and get some vindication, they’ll need to rely on this matchup getting them there. The Falcons are a good team, but it’s […] Read the full article »

Gaines Swap: TE Gaines released to make room for DE Adams

Posted in News and Rumors on October 17, 2009 at 3:41 pm by

Tight end Michael Gaines was released Saturday to make room for defensive end Gaines Adams, who was acquired via trade with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers on Friday. Gaines was the fourth tight end on the […] Read the full article »

Bears GM Jerry Angelo on DE Gaines Adams

Posted in News and Rumors on October 17, 2009 at 3:36 pm by

“He’s prototypical of what we look for in a defensive end, particularly on the right side.” -Bears general manager Jerry Angelo on new acquisition, defensive end Gaines Adams. Angelo’s statement could have two separate meanings. […] Read the full article »

2009 Weekly Predictions: Week 6

Posted in Predictions on October 17, 2009 at 2:31 pm by

I seem to be making a habit out of 4-loss weeks. Aside from that Week 2 .500 mark that I recorded, every week I’ve been fortunate to have just 4 losses. In Week 5, I […] Read the full article »