Monthly Archives: October 2013

The Depth Chart: 2013 NFL Week 7 Power Rankings

October 16th, 2013 - 9:57 am

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 Jaguars. Kansas City Chiefs (6)(6-0) [...]

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2013 NFL Predictions: Week 6

October 12th, 2013 - 2:00 pm

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 Week against the spread: 7-7 [...]

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

October 11th, 2013 - 10:47 am

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 of the game. There is [...]

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Friday Morning Quarterback: Bears-Giants (10.10.13)

October 11th, 2013 - 9:17 am

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 is probably half empty, anyway. [...]

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Big night for Devin Hester vs. Giants?

October 10th, 2013 - 4:45 pm

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 hasn’t had the opportunity to [...]

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

October 10th, 2013 - 7:00 am

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, though, following two straight losses. [...]

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

October 9th, 2013 - 7:09 pm

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, Chicago Bears hope different approach [...]

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

October 9th, 2013 - 1:35 pm

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 game, but the Bears simply [...]

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

October 9th, 2013 - 10:05 am

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 on delivering you Bears news [...]

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The Depth Chart: 2013 NFL Week 6 Power Rankings

October 8th, 2013 - 7:27 pm

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 Saints (4)(5-0) — Started slow [...]

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