Monthly Archives: October 2013

Four Downs: Keys to beating the Packers (11/04/13)

October 31st, 2013 - 10:02 am

A look at four keys for the Bears to beat the Green Bay Packers. 1. Drop back extra players in coverage Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers has been on fire lately — then again, when hasn’t he been? Rodgers has been …

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The Depth Chart: 2013 NFL Week 9 Power Rankings

October 29th, 2013 - 6:13 pm

Here’s a look at my NFL power rankings for Week 9 of the 2013 season. RANK. TEAM NAME (PREVIOUS RANK)(RECORD) Kansas City Chiefs (1)(8-0) — Haven’t played teams with good records, but they’re winning when they’re supposed to. Indianapolis Colts …

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2013 NFL Predictions: Week 8

October 26th, 2013 - 9:10 am

A look at my NFL weekly predictions for Week 8. Point spreads come from bovada.lv on Saturday afternoon. Early game spreads come from early day. Full predictions to be released Saturday. Last Week: 9-6 Last Week against the spread: 8-7 …

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The “comparison game” doesn’t always add up

October 25th, 2013 - 11:21 am

After Armageddon occurred on Sunday and Jay Cutler and Lance Briggs left the Redskins game with injuries that’ll keep them out of action for significant periods of time, the “sky is falling” mentality struck Bears Nation. Callers into sports talk …

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The Depth Chart: 2013 NFL Week 8 Power Rankings

October 22nd, 2013 - 6:11 pm

Here’s a look at my NFL power rankings for Week 8 of the 2013 season. RANK. TEAM NAME (PREVIOUS RANK)(RECORD) Kansas City Chiefs (2)(7-0) — Never thought the Chiefs would be atop my power rankings … but here we are. …

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Monday Morning Quarterback: Bears-Redskins (10.20.13)

October 21st, 2013 - 11:00 am

It certainly is strange how quickly fortunes can change for an NFL team in a matter of 60 game minutes. With their 45-41 loss to the Redskins on Sunday, the Bears went from being a team that looked as though …

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Bears’ loss(es) a bitter pill to swallow

October 20th, 2013 - 4:59 pm

The Bears may have run out of time in a 45-41 shootout loss to the Washington Redskins on Sunday, but it was the losses on the field, rather than the scoreboard, that hurt the most. Already hobbled by various injuries …

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2013 NFL Predictions: Week 7

October 19th, 2013 - 3:00 pm

A look at my NFL weekly predictions for Week 7. Point spreads come from bovada.lv on Saturday afternoon. Early game spreads come from early day. Full predictions to be released Saturday. Last Week: 10-5 Last Week against the spread: 8-6-1 …

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Game Preview: Chicago Bears (4-2) at Washington Redskins (1-4)

October 19th, 2013 - 11:35 am

For those of us Bears fans who are also Chicago Bulls fans, don’t look at Redskins quarterback Robert Griffin III as a template for Derrick Rose’s return, because it could leave you with a sour feeling. That’s because Griffin is …

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Four Downs: Keys to beating the Redskins (10/20/13)

October 17th, 2013 - 10:03 am

A look at four keys for the Bears to beat the Washington Redskins. 1. Keep Robert Griffin III in the pocket It’s been a long road back to the field for Redskins quarterback Robert Griffin III, who suffered ACL and …

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