Monthly Archives: November 2013

2013 NFL Predictions: Week 13

November 30th, 2013 - 3:00 pm

A look at my NFL weekly predictions for Week 13. Point spreads come from bovada.lv on Saturday afternoon. Early game spreads come from early day. Full predictions to be released Saturday. Last Week: 6-7-1 Last Week against the spread: 6-8 [...]

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Game Preview: Chicago Bears (6-5) at Minnesota Vikings (2-8-1)

November 30th, 2013 - 10:16 am

After a Lions’ trouncing of the Packers on Thanksgiving Day, the Bears will have their work cut out for them this week against the Vikings. To take control of the NFC North, the Bears will have to win more games [...]

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Four Downs: Keys to beating the Vikings (12/01/13)

November 29th, 2013 - 8:35 am

A look at four keys for the Bears to beat the Minnesota Vikings. 1. Alignment, Assignment, Attitude The Bears rank 32nd — that’s right, dead last — in the NFL in rushing defense. It’s been an awful performance all season [...]

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The Depth Chart: 2013 NFL Week 13 Power Rankings

November 26th, 2013 - 6:15 pm

Here’s a look at my NFL power rankings for Week 13 of the 2013 season. RANK. TEAM NAME (PREVIOUS RANK)(RECORD) Denver Broncos (1)(9-2) — It’s difficult to knock them down in the rankings despite loss to Patriots. Too good. Just [...]

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Monday Morning Quarterback: Bears-Rams (11.24.13)

November 25th, 2013 - 10:33 am

There comes a point in every season when fans of “bubble” teams fighting desperately for a playoff spot will ask themselves: “Are we just not good enough to make the playoffs?” That time may have come for Bears fans on [...]

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2013 NFL Predictions: Week 12

November 23rd, 2013 - 2:30 pm

A look at my NFL weekly predictions for Week 12. 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: 5-8-2 [...]

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Game Preview: Chicago Bears (6-4) at St. Louis Rams (4-6)

November 23rd, 2013 - 11:57 am

The Bears will attempt to keep up with the Lions in the race for the NFC North title when they take on the Rams in St. Louis on Sunday. The Rams are one of those teams just good enough to [...]

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Four Downs: Keys to beating the Rams (11/24/13)

November 22nd, 2013 - 10:42 am

A look at four keys for the Bears to beat the St. Louis Rams. 1. Force Clemens to beat you When the Bears and Rams face off on Sunday, it’ll be a battle of the backup quarterbacks. In that position [...]

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The Depth Chart: 2013 NFL Week 12 Power Rankings

November 19th, 2013 - 6:10 pm

Here’s a look at my NFL power rankings for Week 12 of the 2013 season. RANK. TEAM NAME (PREVIOUS RANK)(RECORD) Denver Broncos (2)(9-1) — Reclaimed the top spot by knocking off the previously unbeaten Chiefs. Seattle Seahawks (3)(10-1) — First [...]

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Monday Morning Quarterback: Bears-Ravens (11.17.13)

November 18th, 2013 - 9:32 am

Well, so much for the Ravens being an unstoppable force of nature following long delays in games. Immediately after the Bears and Ravens hit the locker rooms due to hazardous weather conditions late in the first quarter on Sunday, random [...]

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