Month: October 2011

Mike Martz on technical difficulties of headset communication

Posted in News and Rumors on October 14, 2011 at 10:49 am by

“We’ve always had that problem here for some reason. Like I had the defense on my headset during the game when they were talking and I was trying to call plays.” -Bears offensive coordinator Mike […] Read the full article »

Bears-Vikings prop picks (10.16.11)

Posted in News and Rumors on October 14, 2011 at 7:03 am by

Here is a look at hypothetical propositional wagers between the Bears and Vikings. First team to score Bears. Although their performance may not be that much more clean than it was against the Lions, I […] Read the full article »

The Bears Beat: Chicago Bears news and views (10.13.11)

Posted in News and Rumors on October 13, 2011 at 5:40 pm by

A look at Chicago Bears news and views for October 13, 2011, including the benching of Chris Harris and Brandon Meriweather in favor of Major Wright and Chris Conte, an update on the team’s injuries, […] Read the full article »

Four Downs: Keys to beating the Vikings (10/16/11)

Posted in News and Rumors on October 12, 2011 at 3:50 pm by

A look at four keys for the Bears to beat the Minnesota Vikings. 1. Focus on containing the run In football, they say that players don’t age gradually over time, rather it happens in an […] Read the full article »

1000 Words: Jay Cutler’s troubles hearing the play call

Posted in News and Rumors on October 11, 2011 at 3:45 pm by

Bears quarterback Jay Cutler (6) covers his ears on a drive in the first quarter against the Detroit Lions at Ford Field in Detroit on Monday. (Chris Sweda, Chicago Tribune / October 10, 2011)

Monday Morning Quarterback: Bears-Lions (10.10.11)

Posted in News and Rumors on October 11, 2011 at 10:54 am by

Monday night’s 24-13 loss to the Lions confirmed what many of us fear the Bears have become. They’re old, tired, undermanned and overmatched. Lovie Smith’s defensive system has run its course in this league and […] Read the full article »

Seven reasons the Bears can beat the Lions

Posted in News and Rumors on October 10, 2011 at 1:16 pm by

I am typically an optimist by nature, particularly when it comes to my glass-is-half-full mentality whenever the Bears enter another week and a new game. Despite cases of extreme frustration and disappointment with the Bears’ […] Read the full article »

The Bears Beat: Chicago Bears news and views (10.09.11)

Posted in News and Rumors on October 9, 2011 at 6:56 pm by

A look at Chicago Bears news and views for October 9, 2011, including predictions for Monday night’s game against the Lions, watch to watch for in the game, and other game analysis and previews. Don’t […] Read the full article »

2011 NFL Weekly Predictions: Week 5

Posted in Predictions on October 8, 2011 at 5:44 pm by

A look at my NFL weekly predictions for Week 5. Point spreads come from bodog.eu as of Saturday night. Last Week: 13-3 Last Week against the spread: 6-10 This Week: 9-4 This Week against the […] Read the full article »

Bears-Lions preview and game breakdown (10.10.11)

Posted in News and Rumors on October 8, 2011 at 8:58 am by

A breakdown of the matchup between the Bears and Lions on Oct. 10, 2011. Bears offense vs. Lions defense The Bears saw an opening last week against the Carolina Panthers and took it. They noticed […] Read the full article »