Monthly Archives: December 2011

The Bears Beat (12.14.11): Forte not ruled out for Seahawks game

December 14th, 2011 - 5:37 pm

Running back Matt Forte has not officially been ruled out for Sunday’s game against the Seahawks, Jay Cutler remains hopeful that he will be able to play again this year, and general manager Jerry Angelo discusses the Bears’ loss to …

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Four Downs: Keys to beating the Seahawks (12/18/11)

December 13th, 2011 - 10:22 pm

A look at four keys for the Bears to beat the Seattle Seahawks. 1. Stop Marshawn Lynch and force Tarvaris Jackson to beat you Much like last week, the key for a Bears win this week will be focusing on …

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Monday Morning Quarterback: Bears-Broncos (12.11.11)

December 12th, 2011 - 8:56 am

How does one summon the strength to comment on the Bears’ heartbreaking, 13-10 loss to a mediocre Denver Broncos team?  My words are coming from a heavy heart and they will be brief and direct. The ultimate result doesn’t surprise …

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Bears-Broncos preview and game breakdown (12.11.11)

December 10th, 2011 - 11:53 am

A preview and breakdown of the matchup between the Bears and Broncos on Dec. 11, 2011. Bears offense vs. Broncos defense Wow. A three-letter word that best describes the Bears’ offensive performance last week against the Chiefs. It’d be one …

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Bears-Broncos prop picks (12.11.11)

December 10th, 2011 - 9:42 am

Here is a look at hypothetical propositional wagers between the Bears and Broncos. First team to score Broncos. Unless there’s a defensive or special teams score, or some kind of broken play, I don’t expect a touchdown to be the …

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2011 NFL Predictions: Week 14

December 8th, 2011 - 6:32 pm

A look at my NFL weekly predictions for Week 14. Full predictions come out Saturday. Point spreads for games after Thursday come from bodog.eu on Saturday afternoon. Last Week: 13-3 Last Week against the spread: 10-6 This Week: 12-4 This …

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The Bears Beat (12.08.11): Briggs will be “pissed” if Bears lose to Tebow

December 8th, 2011 - 5:49 pm

Linebacker Lance Briggs told the media this week that he’d be “pissed” if the Bears lose to Tim Tebow and the Denver Broncos. Strong safety Major Wright and running back Matt Forte were held out of practice Thursday. If Wright …

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

December 7th, 2011 - 11:57 am

A look at four keys for the Bears to beat the Denver Broncos. 1. Stop the run and force the pass It’s a simple game plan yet for whatever reason it cannot be executed by Denver opponents: if you stop …

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The Bears Beat (12.06.11): Lovie says Martz rumors are “made up”

December 6th, 2011 - 5:50 pm

Bears head coach Lovie Smith said the recent rumors that Mike Martz could be leaving the Bears after this season are “made up.” Caleb Hanie will continue receiving the same amount of repetitions in practice this week, and the Bears …

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The Bears Beat (12.05.11): Lovie says no to Favre, McNabb, outside quarterbacks

December 5th, 2011 - 6:04 pm

Bears head coach Lovie Smith put a stop to rumors that said the Bears might be interested in signing Brett Favre or Donovan McNabb to replace Josh McCown and perhaps even push Caleb Hanie as the Bears fill-in starting quarterback. …

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