Monthly Archives: September 2011

Bears-Panthers prop picks

September 30th, 2011 - 10:25 am

Here is a look at hypothetical propositional wagers between the Bears and Panthers. First team to score Bears. The Bears have begun two of the first three games on offense and scored within the first two possessions when doing so. …

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The Bears Beat: Chicago Bears news and views (09.29.11)

September 29th, 2011 - 6:13 pm

A look at Chicago Bears news and views for September 29, 2011, including a health progress report for safety Chris Harris, Joe Theismann’s comments to Roy Williams, and what the Bears are doing to get better on both sides of …

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Four Downs: Keys to beating the Panthers (10/02/11)

September 28th, 2011 - 6:44 pm

A look at four keys for the Bears to beat the Carolina Panthers. 1. Confuse Cam Newton with pressure from different locations Through the first three weeks of the season, Panthers rookie quarterback Cam Newton has looked impressive. Former Bears …

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The Bears Beat: Chicago Bears news and views (09.28.11)

September 28th, 2011 - 5:59 pm

A look at Chicago Bears news and views for September 28, 2011, including a biography revealing the dark side of Walter Payton, Roy Williams’ admission of guilt, and Ron Rivera and Greg Olsen’s thoughts on returning to Chicago to face …

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Bears’ recipe for disaster: tight budget, poor evaluation, and archaic philosophy

September 27th, 2011 - 10:00 pm

If you are looking for somewhere to point the finger of blame for the Chicago Bears’ serious talent deficiencies and lack of depth, it’s probably best to start from the top and work your way down. As a charter member …

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The Bears Beat: Chicago Bears news and views (09.27.11)

September 27th, 2011 - 7:26 pm

A look at Chicago Bears news and views for September 27, 2011, including a review of the punt return that nearly resulted in a Bears touchdown against the Packers on Sunday, the dysfunction surrounding the Bears offense, and what the …

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Bears Notebook: Final thoughts on the Bears-Packers game

September 26th, 2011 - 8:40 pm

One of the most fundamental skills taught to every kid who puts on a football uniform is how to run block. It’s amazing that a professional organization, one rich with tradition and one that seems unwilling to adapt to today’s …

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Lovie Smith on Cam Newton

September 26th, 2011 - 6:59 pm

“We don’t play many teams who get off the bus and their quarterback looks like Julius Peppers.” -Bears head coach Lovie Smith on what it will be like to play against Panthers rookie quarterback Cam Newton.

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The Bears Beat: Chicago Bears news and views (09.26.11)

September 26th, 2011 - 6:43 pm

A look at Chicago Bears news and views for September 26, 2011, including Fox Sports’ apology to Jay Cutler, Lovie Smith’s reaction to the loss to the Packers, and more analysis from the disaster on Sunday. Fox apologizes to Jay …

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Monday Morning Quarterback: Bears-Packers (09.25.11)

September 26th, 2011 - 7:37 am

Well, so much for balance. In their 27-17 loss to the defending Super Bowl champion Packers, the Bears ran 43 passing plays — 37 pass attempts, three scrambles and three sacks — compared to just nine run plays, two fewer …

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