Monthly Archives: January 2011

Obama heading to Super Bowl if Bears in big game

January 19th, 2011 - 11:19 am

President Barack Obama said on Wednesday that if the Bears beat the Packers and represent the NFC in the Super Bowl, he’ll head down to Dallas to watch the game in person. Read the full CNN story »

No respect for Cutler from T.O., Strahan

January 19th, 2011 - 10:30 am

Michael Strahan was a guest on the “T.Ocho Show” on Versus and neither Strahan nor Terrell Owens had much respect for Bears quarterback Jay Cutler. Owens said he feels Cutler is color-blind and Strahan said Cutler will “start slinging [the [...]

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Four Downs: Keys to beating the Packers (01/23/11)

January 19th, 2011 - 9:25 am

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

Bears apparently don’t belong in Final Four

January 18th, 2011 - 9:10 am

SI.com’s Peter King, a known Bear-hater and Packer-lover, has done a weekly Top 15 — called “The Fine Fifteen” — since the beginning of the season. In this week’s edition, his Top 3 teams are Green Bay, Pittsburgh and the [...]

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Packers RB Ryan Grant on his team’s Super Bowl chances

January 17th, 2011 - 9:12 pm

“1st n last tweet.Pack Fans might want 2 start booking flights 4 feb. Not looking ahead but u c we just have better players than other teams.” -Injured Packers running back Ryan Grant, via his Twitter account, on his team’s [...]

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Monday Morning Quarterback: Bears-Seahawks (01.16.11)

January 17th, 2011 - 1:01 pm

Unless you’re a big worrier or had not yet bought into the Bears being a legitimately good team, you already knew that a Bears-Packers conference championship game was scheduled for next week even before the Seahawks-Bears game kicked off Sunday [...]

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Packers CB Charles Woodson on facing the Bears in the conference championship

January 17th, 2011 - 8:35 am

“They’re in the way. That’s the way we look at it.” –Green Bay Packers cornerback Charles Woodson on facing the Bears in the NFC conference championship.

Game Breakdown: Seahawks at Bears (01.16.11)

January 15th, 2011 - 1:28 pm

Bears offense vs. Seahawks defense When the Bears played the Seahawks earlier this season, Jay Cutler threw the ball 39 times and the team rushed the ball just 14 times. That’s bad enough as it is, but when you take [...]

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The Fourth Phase needs to play a role, a la The 12th Man

January 14th, 2011 - 6:31 pm

The Bears are facing the Seattle Seahawks this Sunday in divisional round playoff action, in part, because of the raucous crowd at Qwest Field. The New Orleans Saints’ poor tackling and coverage skills on defense were the major contribution, of [...]

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2010 Weekly Predictions: Divisional Round

January 14th, 2011 - 12:33 pm

It was a tale of two different days for me in last week’s wild card action. I missed both straight-up predictions as well as the picks against the spread in Saturday’s two games, but nailed all the picks on Sunday [...]

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