Monthly Archives: November 2009

Monday Morning Quarterback: Bears-Vikings (11.29.09)

November 30th, 2009 - 12:50 pm

I know the Minnesota Vikings are one of, if not the best football team in the NFL, but the Bears’ performance Sunday against their division rival was even worse than the final score indicated. From a bird’s eye view, the [...]

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Postgame Thoughts: Bears vs. Vikings (11.29.09)

November 29th, 2009 - 6:40 pm

With all things considered, the Bears played one of their best first quarters of the season, holding the Vikings scoreless and heading into the second period tied at 0. Little else went right for them from there. Brett Favre completed [...]

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Game Breakdown: Bears at Vikings (11.29.09)

November 29th, 2009 - 10:40 am

Bears offense vs. Vikings defense For three straight seasons from 2006-2008, Minnesota finished with the No. 1 run defense. This year, they’re No. 3 with six games to go. That’s no small feat, mostly because they have no small defensive [...]

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Four Downs: Keys to beating the Vikings

November 28th, 2009 - 3:18 pm

A look at four keys for the Bears to beat this week’s opponent. 1. Contain Adrian Peterson Nobody ever truly stops Peterson because he possesses a rare combination of speed and power. But he is very containable provided that all [...]

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If you haven’t already, get ready to swallow your pride

November 27th, 2009 - 1:18 pm

It’s one thing to wake up Monday mornings and feel as though you wasted three hours of your life the previous day watching a Bears team that sometimes looks inept. For the most part, the Bears have been in contention [...]

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2009 Weekly Predictions: Week 12

November 26th, 2009 - 10:02 am

Week 11 was a bit quirky. I had a good week at 12-4, but it could’ve been better if not for a couple of extreme upsets. I’m not sure how the Chiefs beat the Steelers or the Raiders defeated the [...]

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Report of potential coaching change increases pressure to perform

November 25th, 2009 - 4:15 pm

The Bears have a lot more riding on Sunday afternoon’s game against the division rival Minnesota Vikings than pride, and I’m not talking about the playoffs. Tuesday evening, Pro Football Weekly publisher and editor Hub Arkush reported on WSCR 670 [...]

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Brett Favre on how Jay Cutler compares to Favre’s younger self

November 25th, 2009 - 3:39 pm

“I think he’s better.” -Vikings quarterback Brett Favre, when asked to compare Bears quarterback Jay Cutler to himself when he was a younger quarterback.

Bears ownership exploring front office and coaching change?

November 24th, 2009 - 5:41 pm

Pro Football Weekly publisher and editor Hub Arkush has reported that certain individuals within the Bears organization are inquiring about possible changes at head coach and general manager. Arkush appeared on the Boers and Bernstein show on WSCR 670 The [...]

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Lovie Smith on his team’s 2009 playoff chances

November 24th, 2009 - 6:46 am

“I still feel like we’re in the mix… if we can correct a lot of things.” -Bears coach Lovie Smith on his team’s chances of making the playoffs after the Bears dropped to 4-6 following a loss to the Philadelphia [...]

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