Month: December 2011

2011 NFL Predictions: Week 17

Posted in Predictions on December 31, 2011 at 5:31 pm by

A look at my NFL weekly predictions for Week 17. Point spreads come from bodog.eu on Saturday afternoon. Last Week: 11-5 Last Week against the spread: 8-7 This Week: 11-5 This Week against the spread: […] Read the full article »

Bears-Vikings preview and game breakdown (01.01.12)

Posted in News and Rumors on December 31, 2011 at 10:24 am by

A preview and breakdown of the matchup between the Bears and Vikings on Jan. 1, 2012. Bears offense vs. Vikings defense A pair of Bears just may have made enough of an impression last week […] Read the full article »

Bears-Vikings prop picks (01.01.12)

Posted in News and Rumors on December 30, 2011 at 5:52 pm by

Here is a look at hypothetical propositional wagers between the Bears and Vikings. First team to score Bears. It’s hard to pick a Bears team that has lost five straight games to score first on […] Read the full article »

Tebow selection proves Pro Bowl not about best players, but entertainment value

Posted in News and Rumors on December 29, 2011 at 1:29 pm by

When professional sports leagues first created the idea of All Star games, they did it with the intention of rewarding those athletes who had performed best at their positions that year and providing fans of […] Read the full article »

Smith made correct choice to defer

Posted in News and Rumors on December 29, 2011 at 8:47 am by

Bears head coach Lovie Smith has been catching a lot of flak this week about deferring the coin toss against the Green Bay Packers and allowing them to receive the ball to start the game. […] Read the full article »

The Bears Beat (12.28.11): Martz, Smith respond to questions about offensive coordinator’s future

Posted in News and Rumors on December 28, 2011 at 5:50 pm by

Bears offensive coordinator Mike Martz and head coach Lovie Smith both responded in different fashion to questions concerning Martz’s future with the team when his contract runs out after this season. Brian Urlacher sat out […] Read the full article »

Four Downs: Keys to beating the Vikings (01/01/12)

Posted in News and Rumors on December 28, 2011 at 11:36 am by

A look at four keys for the Bears to beat the Minnesota Vikings. 1. Take chances in the passing game Although Kahlil Bell rushed for 121 yards last week against the Packers and the Bears […] Read the full article »

The Bears Beat (12.27.11): Tillman makes first Pro Bowl; five Bears selected

Posted in News and Rumors on December 27, 2011 at 6:27 pm by

It took him nine years and several good seasons but Charles Tillman has finally been selected to his first Pro Bowl. The Bears had four other players selected to the Pro Bowl including linebackers Lance […] Read the full article »

Monday Morning Quarterback: Bears-Packers (12.25.11)

Posted in News and Rumors on December 26, 2011 at 12:31 pm by

I can’t figure out what made me more sick Sunday evening; the excessive platefuls of food I ate or the Packers embarrassing the Bears in a prime time game in front of a national audience. […] Read the full article »

Bears-Packers preview and game breakdown (12.25.11)

Posted in News and Rumors on December 24, 2011 at 4:59 pm by

A preview and breakdown of the matchup between the Bears and Packers on Dec. 25, 2011. Bears offense vs. Packers defense At quarterback, Jay Cutler is out and Caleb Hanie is bad. In the backfield, […] Read the full article »