Monthly Archives: January 2011

No love for Lovie, Cutler

January 13th, 2011 - 4:41 pm

CBSSports.com’s Pete Prisco, ever the Bear-hater (at least, in my opinion), has ranked the eight quarterbacks and coaches remaining in the NFL playoffs and the Bears received unfavorable reviews. Jay Cutler was ranked sixth out of eight and Lovie Smith …

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ESPN’s Rick Reilly on Bears quarterback Jay Cutler

January 13th, 2011 - 9:54 am

ESPN’s Rick Reilly did an interview with Fox’s Kerry Sayers about Bears quarterback Jay Cutler. Reilly didn’t have a favorable opinion of Cutler and said that the general public felt the same way. Rick Reilly on Bears Quarterback Jay Cutler …

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Four Downs: Keys to beating the Seahawks (01/16/11)

January 12th, 2011 - 3:23 pm

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

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Players seem to be misunderstanding issues in labor dispute

January 12th, 2011 - 4:37 am

It’s no wonder the league is still without  a new collective bargaining agreement. There appears to be a communication issue over what the real problems are. While perusing the internet late at night I stumbled across a story on ESPN.com …

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Post-Wild Card prediction: Packers will beat Bears in NFC conference championship

January 10th, 2011 - 1:48 pm

One of my favorite expressions is, “be careful what you wish for.” It’s just as effective as, “I told you so,” but not as condescending, and usually the former is stated beforehand and the latter is stated after the fact. …

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Seahawks QB Matt Hasselbeck on facing the Bears

January 10th, 2011 - 9:57 am

“If we get to play Chicago, then I think there is a chance we could still host another game here in the playoffs.” –Seattle quarterback Matt Hasselbeck on his preference of facing the Bears in the divisional round of the …

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No green and gold cheering from me

January 9th, 2011 - 10:48 am

Exchanging texts with my brother Saturday night following the Seahawks’ 41-36 upset victory over the defending Super Bowl champion Saints, he mentioned how his rooting interests have changed for Sunday’s NFC Wild Card matchup between the Eagles and Packers. He …

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2010 Weekly Predictions: Wild Card Round

January 7th, 2011 - 3:32 pm

Week 17 is typically a difficult week to predict due to the uncertainty of which teams will play their starters if they already have a playoff spot wrapped up, and which teams have players that are going to give it …

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Analyzing the Bears’ potential divisional round opponents

January 5th, 2011 - 11:31 am

Due to the NFL’s scheduling rules which ensure that the No. 1 seed in a conference will play the worst seed in the divisional round of the playoffs, the No. 2 Bears have three potential opponents from this week’s wild …

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Monday Morning Quarterback: Bears-Packers (01.02.11)

January 3rd, 2011 - 9:18 am

The Bears fell to the rival Packers, 10-3, Sunday evening and aside from not being able to keep a good team out of the playoffs, the result was about as good as one could expect. Sure, I didn’t like to …

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