Monthly Archives: September 2012

2012 NFL Predictions: Week 4

September 29th, 2012 - 2:00 pm

A look at my NFL weekly predictions for Week 4. Point spreads come from bovada.lv on Saturday afternoon. Early game spreads come from that day. Full predictions to be released Saturday. Last Week: 7-9 Last Week against the spread: 6-9-1 [...]

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Bears-Cowboys preview and game breakdown (10.01.12)

September 29th, 2012 - 12:47 pm

A preview and breakdown of the matchup between the Bears and Cowboys on Oct. 1, 2012. Bears offense vs. Cowboys defense The Bears ran a simplified game plan last week against the Rams, keeping things balanced and making sure to [...]

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Bears-Cowboys hypothetical propositional wagers (10.01.12)

September 28th, 2012 - 6:20 pm

Here is a look at hypothetical propositional wagers between the Bears and Cowboys. First team to score Cowboys. On the road, in prime time, against a pretty good Cowboys team spells trouble for the Bears offense early in the game. [...]

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J’Marcus Webb on playing against the Cowboys Monday night

September 28th, 2012 - 8:37 am

“Being at home, it should be fun and exciting. And I get to go against one of the best pass-rushers in the league.” -Bears left tackle J’Marcus Webb, a native of Texas, on facing Cowboys linebacker DeMarcus Ware and the [...]

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Regular officials back in action; whining can stop

September 27th, 2012 - 8:33 am

When word of an agreement between the officials and the NFL hit the wire yesterday, I let out a deep sigh of relief. Not because I was angry at the replacement officials. Not because I was upset with commissioner Roger [...]

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Four Downs: Keys to beating the Cowboys (10/01/12)

September 26th, 2012 - 9:02 am

A look at four keys for the Bears to beat the Dallas Cowboys. Run, run, run … and then run some more What’s wrong with Michael Bush? Is Matt Forte going to be okay to play soon? Why have the [...]

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The Depth Chart: 2012 NFL Week 4 Power Rankings

September 25th, 2012 - 6:35 pm

A look at 2012 NFL Week 4 power rankings. Rank (Prev) Team 1 (2) Houston Texans 2 (3) New York Giants 3 (5) Atlanta Falcons 4 (1) San Francisco 49ers 5 (7) Baltimore Ravens 6 (4) Philadelphia Eagles 7 (6) [...]

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Cutler gains measure of vindication from Packers-Seahawks game

September 25th, 2012 - 10:59 am

Eight sacks. Several more quarterback hits. Countless defenders in his face. Limited time to throw the ball or even set up in the pocket. Only 86 passing yards and his team trailed 7-0 at the half. Bears fans, this is [...]

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First and Ten: Thoughts and notes about the Bears

September 24th, 2012 - 8:32 pm

Thoughts and notes about the state of the Bears following their 23-6 victory over the St. Louis Rams on Sunday. First: Defensive line presence a cause for optimism I’m sure we all would have liked to see a more explosive [...]

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Monday Morning Quarterback: Bears-Rams (09.23.12)

September 24th, 2012 - 10:24 am

The Bears went into Sunday’s game with the hopes of coming away with a feel-good victory over the Rams to help alleviate the sting of a thrashing from the Packers 10 days prior. They managed to win big, 23-6, but [...]

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