Monthly Archives: December 2009

Finishing 7-9 won’t make up management’s minds

December 31st, 2009 - 10:53 am

The Bears played an incredibly competitive game Monday night against the Vikings and the result was the most entertaining game to watch of the season. Calling performances microcosms of something bigger has become cliché, but I’m going to do so [...]

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Note to readers

December 29th, 2009 - 6:30 pm

Due to an illness, I was not able to write a Monday Morning Quarterback today. I will try again tomorrow if I’m feeling better. Thanks!

Postgame Thoughts: Bears vs. Vikings (12.28.09)

December 28th, 2009 - 11:39 pm

I’ll keep my postgame thoughts brief because I’m only hours away from posting my Tuesday edition of Monday Morning Quarterback. This game was essentially the Bears’ Super Bowl. It was a game against a division rival which happened to be [...]

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Game Breakdown: Vikings at Bears (12.28.09)

December 28th, 2009 - 11:01 am

Bears offense vs. Vikings defense Minnesota has the No. 4 run defense whereas the Bears have the second-worst rushing offense. Expecting the Bears to get anything going in this department would be unfair, even if a bitterly cold game time [...]

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2009 Weekly Predictions: Week 16

December 25th, 2009 - 3:12 pm

I had a rough Week 15, missing on seven total games. The Vikings’ loss to the Panthers, the Broncos’ defeat to the Raiders, and Dallas’ upset over New Orleans were the biggest surprises to me. Then I missed on the [...]

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Four Downs: Keys to beating the Vikings

December 24th, 2009 - 7:00 am

A look at four keys for the Bears to beat this week’s opponent. 1. Keep the Vikings’ offense off the field The Bears had the right formula last week to beat the Ravens, they just turned the ball over too [...]

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He’s making a list, he’s checking it twice…

December 23rd, 2009 - 10:24 am

I’ve mentioned a few times this year, most recently in my Monday Morning Quarterback this week, that my biggest problem with the Bears’ defense this season is how often I’ve had to hear broadcasters announce new player or team records [...]

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The 12 More Days of This Season

December 22nd, 2009 - 7:00 am

When there’s little else to write about, one has to get creative with his posts. Pardon my attempt at humor, but here’s my modified version of the Christmas carol, The 12 Days of Christmas. On December 22, my true love [...]

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Olin Kreutz on the state of the organization

December 21st, 2009 - 12:51 pm

“There is a lot wrong with the whole organization, but it is not Lovie. You can’t concern yourself with their job, but you can’t help but think about it. It has to be fixed from top to bottom. You can’t [...]

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Monday Morning Quarterback: Bears-Ravens (12.20.09)

December 21st, 2009 - 9:53 am

It’s been five years since the last time I watched Bears games with an eye toward next season, but the feeling has returned. That season five years ago was Lovie’s first as head coach of the Bears, when they went [...]

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