Monthly Archives: August 2011

Bears-Titans recap: Improvement on both sides of the ball

August 27th, 2011 - 11:14 pm

Following the Bears’ blowout loss to the Giants Monday night, the Bears were looking for a much better effort against the Titans Saturday night and that’s exactly what they got in their 14-13 loss to Tennessee. The offense came out [...]

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10 things to watch in the Bears-Titans preseason game

August 26th, 2011 - 4:44 pm

The Bears are hoping to rebound following Monday night’s poor performance against the Giants when they take on the Titans Saturday night in Tennessee. The quasi-important dress rehearsal for the regular season will give us our best impression of how [...]

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Williams is just another player, not a savior

August 26th, 2011 - 9:59 am

Maybe it’s Roy Williams’ fault for having a typical receiver’s personality, which is to say brash and confident, full of swagger. Or, maybe Mike Martz is to blame for saying he could envision Williams having 70-80 receptions this season. It [...]

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The Bears Beat: Chicago Bears news and views (08.25.11)

August 25th, 2011 - 5:40 pm

A look at Chicago Bears news and views for August 25, 2011, including Johnny Knox’s push for a starting job, the latest on injuries and how long certain Bears will be out, and how Major Wright hopes to rebound from [...]

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Mike Tice on making sure offensive line doesn’t get complacent

August 25th, 2011 - 8:36 am

“You have a young group. If they start feeling too good about themselves, that’s not a good thing. So it’s my job not to let them. So probably today, they’ll hate me. But that’s OK, too. My wife hates me. [...]

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10 Bears players with something to prove as cutdowns near

August 24th, 2011 - 8:59 pm

With the first set of roster cuts looming less than a week away (Aug. 30) and the most important preseason game — that term is used loosely — coming up on Saturday, there are a handful of Bears who must [...]

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The Bears Beat: Chicago Bears news and views (08.24.11)

August 24th, 2011 - 5:33 pm

A look at Chicago Bears news and views for August 24, 2011, including Darryl Drake’s message to Roy Williams about playing better, Williams’ denial of dropping any passes against the Giants, and Matt Forte’s view on the struggles in the [...]

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Notes from Bears-Giants preseason Game 2

August 23rd, 2011 - 5:04 pm

The following are a few observations and thoughts I took away from the Bears’ preseason game against the Giants on Monday. -My fear all week — and really since the preseason schedule was released — was that we could see [...]

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Mike Tirico on Major Wright’s missed tackle

August 23rd, 2011 - 5:00 pm

“Can somebody pick up Major Wright’s jock?” -ESPN’s play-by-play broadcaster, Mike Tirico, after Bears safety Major Wright whiffed badly when attempting to tackle Giants running back Brandon Jacobs.

Bears-Giants recap: Bears look sloppy in all three phases

August 22nd, 2011 - 10:25 pm

Perhaps the most uplifting news to come out of Monday night’s 41-13 loss to the New York Giants was that Jay Cutler was able to walk off the field. Considering that the most important part of any preseason game is [...]

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