Monthly Archives: November 2011

Four Downs: Keys to beating the Chiefs (12/04/11)

November 30th, 2011 - 9:15 am

A look at four keys for the Bears to beat the Kansas City Chiefs. 1. Send the attack dogs after the quarterback No matter who lines up under center for the Chiefs on Sunday against the Bears, whether it be [...]

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The Bears Beat (11.29.11): Bears release LB Iwuh

November 29th, 2011 - 6:08 pm

The Bears waived injured linebacker and special teams standout Brian Iwuh on Tuesday, Caleb Hanie addresses his mistakes from Sunday’s loss to the Raiders, and offensive coordinator Mike Martz is reportedly interested in the opening for head coach at Arizona [...]

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Bears Notebook: Forte-Barber one-two punch will serve Bears well moving forward

November 28th, 2011 - 6:22 pm

When Jay Cutler went down with a thumb injury, everybody from the NFL players to the analysts to the fans knew that the Bears were going to have to rely more on their run game with Caleb Hanie taking snaps [...]

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Monday Morning Quarterback: Bears-Raiders (11.27.11)

November 28th, 2011 - 9:41 am

One truth can be told following the Bears’ 25-20 loss to the Raiders on Sunday. Jay Cutler has to be one of the most unappreciated quarterbacks in the league, not only around the country but especially right here at home [...]

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Bears-Raiders preview and game breakdown (11.27.11)

November 26th, 2011 - 1:50 pm

A preview and breakdown of the matchup between the Bears and Raiders on Nov. 27, 2011. Bears offense vs. Raiders defense The sky inevitably fell last week in the waning hours after Sunday’s big win against the Chargers. Is everybody [...]

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Bears-Raiders prop picks (11.27.11)

November 25th, 2011 - 8:30 am

Here is a look at hypothetical propositional wagers between the Bears and Raiders. First team to score Raiders. Most of what happens in this game will be a direct result of the Jay Cutler injury. The first side effect will [...]

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Four Downs: Keys to beating the Raiders (11/27/11)

November 24th, 2011 - 9:49 am

A look at four keys for the Bears to beat the Oakland Raiders. 1. Stop the run The Raiders have become a more rounded team since acquiring quarterback Carson Palmer mid-season, but their offense still goes as its running game [...]

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2011 NFL Weekly Predictions: Week 12

November 24th, 2011 - 9:09 am

A look at my NFL weekly predictions for Week 12. Full predictions come out Saturday. Point spreads for games after Thursday come from bodog.eu on Saturday afternoon. Last Week: 9-5 Last Week against the spread: 7-4-1 This Week: 10-6 This [...]

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The Bears Beat (11.23.11): Chiefs claim Orton, Bears sign McCown

November 23rd, 2011 - 5:38 pm

The Kansas City Chiefs claimed ex-Broncos quarterback Kyle Orton, keeping him away from reuniting with the Bears. The Bears signed veteran quarterback Josh McCown shortly after news broke that they did not get Orton. And the Raiders are not afraid [...]

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The Bears Beat (11.22.11): Broncos cut Orton; Orton to return to Bears?

November 22nd, 2011 - 5:50 pm

The Denver Broncos cut quarterback Kyle Orton on Tuesday leaving speculation that he could return to the Bears to fill in for injured Jay Cutler if he can clear waivers. Cutler will undergo surgery on Wednesday and the Bears signed [...]

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