Monthly Archives: September 2011

2011 NFL Weekly Predictions: Week 3

September 24th, 2011 - 10:58 pm

A look at my NFL weekly predictions for Week 3. Point spreads come from bodog.eu as of Saturday night. Last Week: 13-3 Last Week against the spread: 3-12-1 This Week: 10-6 This Week against the spread: 9-5 Overall: 33-15 Overall …

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Bears-Packers preview and game breakdown (09.25.11)

September 24th, 2011 - 8:14 am

A breakdown of the matchup between the Bears and Packers on Sept. 25, 2011. Bears offense vs. Packers defense As I noted in a column on Tuesday, despite the woeful imbalance of play calls from offensive coordinator Mike Martz against …

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The Bears Beat: Chicago Bears news and views (09.23.11)

September 23rd, 2011 - 5:38 pm

A look at Chicago Bears news and views for September 23, 2011, including an injury update for the upcoming Packers game, Fox Sports’ regret for displaying false news headlines about Jay Cutler’s injury last year, and the 1985 Bears’ visit …

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Bears-Packers prop picks

September 23rd, 2011 - 7:00 am

Here is a look at hypothetical propositional wagers between the Bears and Packers. First team to score Packers. The Bears have started with the ball in each of the first two games this season, which is sort of a rarity …

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The Bears Beat: Chicago Bears news and views (09.22.11)

September 22nd, 2011 - 5:26 pm

A look at Chicago Bears news and views for September 22, 2011, including Roy Williams’ full participation in practice, the Bears’ contingency plan for their injured offensive linemen, and Mike Martz’s comments about his game plan on Sunday. Bears defense …

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Angelo loses more credibility by defending offensive line

September 21st, 2011 - 10:27 pm

Bears general manager Jerry Angelo defended his offensive linemen after the disaster in New Orleans on Sunday as well as his efforts this past offseason to upgrade the unit. In an interview with ChicagoBears.com, when asked to address critics who …

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Jerry Angelo on fixing the offensive line

September 21st, 2011 - 5:48 pm

“We did everything you could possibly do to that position. Nobody did more than the Chicago Bears.” -Bears general manager Jerry Angelo on the extent to which the Bears tried to upgrade the offensive line this offseason. Blatant, outright lie …

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The Bears Beat: Chicago Bears news and views (09.21.11)

September 21st, 2011 - 5:43 pm

A look at Chicago Bears news and views for September 21, 2011, including what Cutler expects from the Packers defense, how the Bears will respond to the abundance of injuries, and an interview with Jerry Angelo. Injuries won’t alter Bears’ …

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Four Downs: Keys to beating the Packers (09/25/11)

September 21st, 2011 - 9:41 am

A look at four keys for the Bears to beat this week’s opponent. 1. Apply pressure without blitzing After Henry Melton’s two-sack — and six quarterback hits — performance against the Atlanta Falcons in Week 1, he disappeared completely against …

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The Bears Beat: Chicago Bears news and views (09.20.11)

September 20th, 2011 - 5:41 pm

A look at Chicago Bears news and views for September 20, 2011, including the need for balance in Mike Martz’s offense, a few video highlights from the Bears-Saints game Sunday, and Dane Sanzenbacher’s progress. Bears excelling on special teams early …

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