Month: December 2009

Schadenfreude, anyone? Packers lose to Steelers

Posted in News and Rumors on December 20, 2009 at 7:23 pm by

When your team is bad and you can hardly stomach watching the game, your next favorite team to watch is the one playing against the Bears’ hated division rivals. The last few minutes of the […] Read the full article »

Postgame Thoughts: Bears vs. Ravens (12.20.09)

Posted in News and Rumors on December 20, 2009 at 6:57 pm by

Six to one. No, that wasn’t the final score of the Bears-Ravens game. That was the turnover ratio, heavily favoring the victorious Ravens. When you turn over the ball that many times, you can’t expect […] Read the full article »

Game Breakdown: Bears at Ravens (12.20.09)

Posted in News and Rumors on December 20, 2009 at 10:46 am by

Bears offense vs. Ravens defense The Ravens have used the same formula to win games for much of the franchise’s existence in Baltimore. They want to run the football and play great defense and that’s […] Read the full article »

2009 Weekly Predictions: Week 15

Posted in Predictions on December 19, 2009 at 3:40 pm by

After going 12-1 in the early games on Sunday last week, I missed the Sunday night and Monday night games to finish with a 12-3 record. Once again, I missed on Jacksonville as they lost […] Read the full article »

Four Downs: Keys to beating the Ravens

Posted in News and Rumors on December 18, 2009 at 12:38 pm by

A look at four keys for the Bears to beat this week’s opponent. 1. Contain Ray Rice He may not be very big, but at 5-foot-8, Baltimore running back Ray Rice runs like a truck. […] Read the full article »

Three games remain, but just one with meaning

Posted in News and Rumors on December 16, 2009 at 10:03 pm by

If there’s anybody out there hoping for a Bears upset over the Ravens or Vikings in the next two weeks, I wouldn’t hold your breath for too long. Typically, when an average team is mathematically […] Read the full article »

Monday Morning Quarterback: Bears-Packers (12.13.09)

Posted in News and Rumors on December 14, 2009 at 10:18 am by

It’s been a long time since I’ve been able to write a Monday Morning Quarterback entry with a sunny disposition. Not even a victory over the Rams or Browns in the past two months could […] Read the full article »

Postgame Thoughts: Bears vs. Packers (12.13.09)

Posted in News and Rumors on December 13, 2009 at 4:09 pm by

With the Bears’ 21-14 loss to the Packers Sunday, the Bears have been swept by their rivals for the first time in the Lovie Smith era. Didn’t he say that beating Green Bay was his […] Read the full article »

Game Breakdown: Packers at Bears (12.13.09)

Posted in News and Rumors on December 13, 2009 at 9:40 am by

Bears offense vs. Packers defense In years past, as the famed, but fabled, “Bear Weather” would arrive in December, the Bears would have to resort to grinding out tough yardage with their run game and […] Read the full article »

2009 Weekly Predictions: Week 14

Posted in Predictions on December 12, 2009 at 11:59 am by

Last week, I finished with an 11-5 mark for the second straight week. Miami’s upset win over the Patriots and the Raiders’ upset over the Steelers were the two biggest surprises for me. Arizona’s victory […] Read the full article »