Monthly Archives: October 2011

2011 NFL Weekly Predictions: Week 7

October 22nd, 2011 - 6:00 pm

A look at my NFL weekly predictions for Week 7. Point spreads come from bodog.eu as of Saturday afternoon. Last Week: 10-3 Last Week against the spread: 5-6-2 This Week: 7-6 This Week against the spread: 8-1-1 Overall: 72-31 Overall [...]

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Bears-Buccaneers preview and game breakdown (10.23.11)

October 22nd, 2011 - 11:08 am

A preview and breakdown of the matchup between the Bears and Buccaneers on Oct. 23, 2011. Bears offense vs. Buccaneers defense The Bears surprised many last week with their decision to keep extra blockers in to help protect Jay Cutler [...]

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The Bears Beat (10.21.11): Bears arrive in London

October 21st, 2011 - 5:32 pm

The Bears arrived in London Friday for their Week 7 game with the Buccaneers, Chris Harris could start for the Bears a week after requesting a trade, and former Bears center Olin Kreutz walks away from the Saints. Bears take [...]

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Bears-Buccaneers prop picks (10.23.11)

October 21st, 2011 - 10:44 am

Here is a look at hypothetical propositional wagers between the Bears and Buccaneers. First team to score Bears. In the last five games, the Buccaneers have managed just nine points — three field goals — in first quarters. They definitely [...]

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Four Downs: Keys to beating the Buccaneers (10/23/11)

October 19th, 2011 - 10:29 am

A look at four keys for the Bears to beat the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. 1. Continue max protection It took Mike Martz and the Bears coaching staff six weeks before finally realizing that they could not depend on their offensive [...]

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The Bears Beat (10.18.11): Hester assaulted at casino

October 18th, 2011 - 5:39 pm

Bears wide receiver Devin Hester allegedly was assaulted at Rivers Casino in Des Plaines, Jay Cutler and Stephen Paea have been nominated for Week 6 awards, and Matt Forte is pleased that other teams are interested in him if the [...]

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Bears Notebook: Harris requests trade ahead of deadline

October 17th, 2011 - 6:29 pm

The agent for Bears safety Chris Harris has asked for and received permission to seek a trade for his client ahead of Tuesday’s trade deadline. The news broke Monday after Harris was disappointed by not only losing his starting job [...]

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Monday Morning Quarterback: Bears-Vikings (10.16.11)

October 17th, 2011 - 8:21 am

We certainly learned something about the Bears in their 39-10 victory over the Vikings on Sunday night: if the NFL was divided into social classes a la the American society, the Bears are probably somewhere in the upper middle class. [...]

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2011 NFL Weekly Predictions: Week 6

October 15th, 2011 - 12:36 pm

A look at my NFL weekly predictions for Week 6. Point spreads come from bodog.eu as of Saturday night. Last Week: 9-4 Last Week against the spread: 8-5 This Week: 10-3 This Week against the spread: 5-6-2 Overall: 65-25 Overall [...]

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Bears-Vikings preview and game breakdown (10.16.11)

October 15th, 2011 - 9:11 am

A preview and breakdown of the matchup between the Bears and Vikings on Oct. 16, 2011. Bears offense vs. Vikings defense A lot of good from the offense came out of Monday night’s loss to the Lions that unfortunately has [...]

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