Month: October 2013

The Depth Chart: 2013 NFL Week 7 Power Rankings

Posted in News and Rumors on October 16, 2013 at 9:57 am by

Here’s a look at my NFL power rankings for Week 7 of the 2013 season. RANK. TEAM NAME (PREVIOUS RANK)(RECORD) Denver Broncos (1)(6-0) — Did not cover the 27-point spread, but took down the lowly […] Read the full article »

2013 NFL Predictions: Week 6

Posted in Predictions on October 12, 2013 at 2:00 pm by

A look at my NFL weekly predictions for Week 6. Point spreads come from bovada.lv on Saturday afternoon. Early game spreads come from early day. Full predictions to be released Saturday. Last Week: 10-4 Last […] Read the full article »

Bears’ failed fourth-down conversion had nothing to do with close finish

Posted in News and Rumors on October 11, 2013 at 10:47 am by

One of my biggest pet peeves in the analysis of football games is when someone claims that something that happened early in a game had a direct effect on something that happened at the end […] Read the full article »

Friday Morning Quarterback: Bears-Giants (10.10.13)

Posted in News and Rumors on October 11, 2013 at 9:17 am by

Be prepared, Bears fans. Be prepared. You may be one of the fans out there who were discouraged that the Bears “barely” beat the winless New York Giants. And if so, discontinue reading. Your glass […] Read the full article »

Big night for Devin Hester vs. Giants?

Posted in News and Rumors on October 10, 2013 at 4:45 pm by

We haven’t seen much from Bears kickoff and punt returner Devin Hester since Week 2 against the Vikings, when he set a Bears single-game record with 249 kickoff return yards. Typically, it’s been because he […] Read the full article »

Game Preview: New York Giants (0-5) at Chicago Bears (3-2)

Posted in News and Rumors on October 10, 2013 at 7:00 am by

We’ve barely had the time to take a deep breath following the analysis of the Bears’ loss to the Saints on Sunday and already we’re ready for Week 6. I guess that’s a good thing, […] Read the full article »

An inside look at the road traveled by Bears head coach Marc Trestman

Posted in News and Rumors on October 9, 2013 at 7:09 pm by

Mark Kriegel, NFL Media analyst for NFL.com, wrote an interesting piece about Marc Trestman, his past, and the road he took to get where he is today. Check it out on NFL.com. Article: Marc Trestman, […] Read the full article »

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

Posted in News and Rumors on October 9, 2013 at 1:35 pm by

A look at four keys for the Bears to beat the New York Giants. 1. Utilize Matt Forte Not only are the Giants ranked 27th in the NFL in rushing defense, allowing 126 yards per […] Read the full article »

Marshall isn’t a problem until he’s actually a problem

Posted in News and Rumors on October 9, 2013 at 10:05 am by

The Chicago sports media, ever eager to stir up controversies for the benefit of their own columns and inflated egos, is loving Brandon Marshall speaking his mind. Across the board, nearly every news outlet centered […] Read the full article »

The Depth Chart: 2013 NFL Week 6 Power Rankings

Posted in News and Rumors on October 8, 2013 at 7:27 pm by

Here’s a look at my NFL power rankings for Week 6 of the 2013 season. RANK. TEAM NAME (PREVIOUS RANK)(RECORD) Denver Broncos (1)(5-0) — Outlasted a feisty Dallas team; Manning continues to sizzle. New Orleans […] Read the full article »