Monthly Archives: December 2010

2010 Weekly Predictions: Week 17

December 31st, 2010 - 11:26 am

I had a rough week last week as several upsets derailed my predictions. Arizona over Dallas, Washington over Jacksonville, Detroit over Miami, Cincinnati over San Diego, and Minnesota over Philadelphia were the big surprises. I had a pretty good week …

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Four Downs: Keys to beating the Packers (01/02/11)

December 29th, 2010 - 7:35 pm

A look at four keys for the Bears to beat this week’s opponent.

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Good to see Bears get their due

December 29th, 2010 - 8:25 am

The Bears are not a flashy team. They don’t have the offensive firepower of teams like New England or New Orleans. They don’t have a “shutdown” defense in the purest sense of the word considering they routinely allow offenses to …

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Monday Morning Quarterback: Bears-Jets (12.26.10)

December 27th, 2010 - 9:25 am

With a first round bye in this year’s playoffs within grasp, the Bears outlasted a good Jets team on Sunday to advance to 11-4 on the season. The Bears jumped out to an early lead when they received the opening …

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Game Breakdown: Jets at Bears (12.26.10)

December 26th, 2010 - 12:08 am

Bears offense vs. Jets defense Against a Top 10 defense last week, the Bears offense churned out 34 points on just 293 net yards. We’ll see if they can repeat that performance against the league’s fifth-ranked defense of the Jets. …

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2010 Weekly Predictions: Week 16

December 23rd, 2010 - 12:46 pm

My hot streak cooled off this past week as I went 10-6 in both straight-up predictions as well as against the spread. Carolina’s victory over Arizona and Detroit’s victory over Tampa Bay were the biggest surprises for me. I also …

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Four Downs: Keys to beating the Jets (12/26/10)

December 23rd, 2010 - 8:42 am

A look at four keys for the Bears to beat this week’s opponent.

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The Depth Chart: 2010 Week 15 Power Rankings

December 22nd, 2010 - 7:57 am

Here’s a look at my power rankings following Week 15’s games.

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Monday Morning Quarterback: Bears-Vikings (12.20.10)

December 21st, 2010 - 10:17 am

The Bears prepared all of last week to face unknown third-string quarterback Joe Webb, who provides the Vikings with some mobility but not much else. The Vikings on Monday morning then tried to pull a fast one when they upgraded …

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Memo to NFL: Protect the gunner on the field; don’t regulate the sideline

December 19th, 2010 - 11:46 am

It’s fortunate that the Bears play on Monday night this week because something else is weighing heavily on my mind today. While watching FOX NFL Sunday, host Curt Menefee made a particularly big deal about what Jets strength and conditioning …

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