Month: November 2009

Monday Morning Quarterback: Bears-Eagles (11.22.09)

Posted in News and Rumors on November 23, 2009 at 12:24 pm by

What was already abundantly clear to most of Bear Nation for the 2009 season up to this point was hopefully brought to the attention of the coaching staff and the front office. The Bears’ 24-20 […] Read the full article »

Postgame Thoughts: Bears vs. Eagles (11.22.09)

Posted in News and Rumors on November 22, 2009 at 11:12 pm by

What can you say about the Bears’ loss to the Eagles but… at least I nailed my prediction to the exact score. Seriously speaking, though, the game didn’t play out exactly as I expected, but […] Read the full article »

Game Breakdown: Eagles at Bears (11.22.09)

Posted in News and Rumors on November 22, 2009 at 10:08 am by

Bears offense vs. Eagles defense The Bears are tenth in the league in passing offense, but the Eagles are tenth in the league at stopping it. Philadelphia’s secondary is banged up and if given time, […] Read the full article »

2009 Weekly Predictions: Week 11

Posted in Predictions on November 21, 2009 at 7:00 pm by

Ouch. Last week was my first below .500 week of predictions of the season and the worst since Week 2. I don’t have a good answer for why they went awry. I didn’t expect the […] Read the full article »

Four Downs: Keys to beating the Eagles

Posted in News and Rumors on November 20, 2009 at 4:20 pm by

A look at four keys for the Bears to beat this week’s opponent. 1. Win the turnover battle By now, we’re all well aware of Jay Cutler’s struggles in prime time games. He’s thrown 11 […] Read the full article »

Former Bear Gary Fencik on current wide receivers

Posted in News and Rumors on November 18, 2009 at 8:09 am by

“He has a bunch of Smurfs at wide receiver.” -Former Bear Gary Fencik, on 670 The Score, on the weapons with which current quarterback Jay Cutler has to work.

Offense’s problems stem from the front office

Posted in News and Rumors on November 17, 2009 at 8:15 pm by

The Chicago Tribune’s Fred Mitchell wrote an article Tuesday that featured scathing comments made by Dan Grossman, Rex Grossman’s father, about how the Bears’ organization has handled fielding a competent offense over the years. My […] Read the full article »

Monday Morning Quarterback: Bears-49ers (11.16.09)

Posted in News and Rumors on November 16, 2009 at 10:29 am by

The term Monday Morning Quarterback was derived from criticizing and second-guessing performances the day after a game, typically Monday. Hence, I could have written this article on Friday, but I figured my postgame thoughts would […] Read the full article »

2009 Weekly Predictions: Week 10

Posted in Predictions on November 14, 2009 at 6:22 pm by

After missing just two games in Week 8, I went 8-5 last week. Tampa Bay’s victory over Green Bay, the Giants’ fourth-straight loss against the Chargers, Cincinnati’s win over Baltimore, Tennessee’s victory over San Francisco, […] Read the full article »

Jay Cutler, bruised and battered

Posted in News and Rumors on November 13, 2009 at 12:00 pm by

Bears quarterback Jay Cutler reacts after getting hit in the head during a game against the San Francisco 49ers. Cutler, who hasn’t been protected by his offensive line well in 2009, has got to be […] Read the full article »