Month: January 2011

No love for Lovie, Cutler

Posted in News and Rumors on January 13, 2011 at 4:41 pm by

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 […] Read the full article »

ESPN’s Rick Reilly on Bears quarterback Jay Cutler

Posted in News and Rumors on January 13, 2011 at 9:54 am by

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 […] Read the full article »

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

Posted in News and Rumors on January 12, 2011 at 3:23 pm by

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

Players seem to be misunderstanding issues in labor dispute

Posted in News and Rumors on January 12, 2011 at 4:37 am by

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 […] Read the full article »

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

Posted in Predictions on January 10, 2011 at 1:48 pm by

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 […] Read the full article »

Seahawks QB Matt Hasselbeck on facing the Bears

Posted in News and Rumors on January 10, 2011 at 9:57 am by

“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 […] Read the full article »

No green and gold cheering from me

Posted in News and Rumors on January 9, 2011 at 10:48 am by

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 […] Read the full article »

2010 Weekly Predictions: Wild Card Round

Posted in Predictions on January 7, 2011 at 3:32 pm by

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 […] Read the full article »

Analyzing the Bears’ potential divisional round opponents

Posted in News and Rumors on January 5, 2011 at 11:31 am by

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 […] Read the full article »

Monday Morning Quarterback: Bears-Packers (01.02.11)

Posted in News and Rumors on January 3, 2011 at 9:18 am by

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. […] Read the full article »