Monthly Archives: November 2009

Postgame Thoughts: Bears vs. 49ers (11.12.09)

November 12th, 2009 - 10:45 pm

Defense. Offense. Defense. Offense. The Bears aren’t a good football team because they lack consistency from one week to the next. The only thing consistent is that one of the units plays badly. Jay Cutler continued his abysmal performances in [...]

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Game Breakdown: Bears at 49ers (11.12.09)

November 12th, 2009 - 12:00 pm

Bears offense vs. 49ers defense The Bears, but specifically Jay Cutler, have not performed well in prime time games this season. I think that has more to do with the caliber of opponents they’ve faced and less to do with [...]

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Four Downs: Keys to beating the 49ers

November 11th, 2009 - 10:09 pm

A look at four keys for the Bears to beat this week’s opponent. 1. Stack the box to contain Frank Gore San Francisco’s Frank Gore is one of the toughest between-the-tackles running backs in the NFL. He has one of [...]

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The Depth Chart: 2009 Week 10 Power Rankings

November 11th, 2009 - 8:59 am

(Previous Rank; Previous Result; Rank Change) 1. Indianapolis Colts (No. 1; W, 20-17 vs. Hou; No Change) They were down late in the game but managed to come back to beat their division rival. They now have a showdown with [...]

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Vernon Davis on the Bears’ front seven

November 10th, 2009 - 4:35 pm

“I think we can destroy their guys up front. I don’t see anything spectacular about their front line. Their LB’s, I think we can handle them pretty well. I like Adewale Ogunleye, I think he’s performing well for them, but [...]

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Monday Morning Quarterback: Bears-Cardinals (11.08.09)

November 9th, 2009 - 12:54 pm

They say that repetition breeds familiarity and there is nowhere where that is more true than with the current state of the Bears. Nearly two months ago, following the Bears’ 17-14 victory over the defending champion Pittsburgh Steelers, I wrote [...]

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Ugly Bears loss means no schadenfreude in Packers loss

November 8th, 2009 - 3:38 pm

How disappointing is it that after witnessing our Bears get their butts kicked again, we can’t enjoy the Packers’ 38-28 loss to the previously winless Buccaneers? It’s not as if we can laugh at the Packers because they can laugh [...]

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Postgame Thoughts: Bears vs. Cardinals (11.08.09)

November 8th, 2009 - 3:08 pm

Well, it happened again. For the second time in three weeks, the Bears went out and laid an egg. The score may have been closer against the Cardinals than it was against the Bengals, but don’t let it deceive you. [...]

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Game Breakdown: Cardinals at Bears (11.08.09)

November 8th, 2009 - 10:14 am

Bears offense vs. Cardinals defense For much of the first half of the season, the Bears’ offense was holding its own in games and was actually carrying the defense. The last few games, however, the offense has looked out of [...]

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2009 Weekly Predictions: Week 9

November 7th, 2009 - 11:29 am

I had a great Week 8 of predictions, missing on just two games. Carolina’s upset victory over the Cardinals and the Rams’ first victory of the season on the road against Detroit were the two games that tripped me up. [...]

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