Monthly Archives: December 2013

2013 NFL Predictions: Week 15

December 14th, 2013 - 12:54 pm

A look at my NFL weekly predictions for Week 15. Point spreads come from bovada.lv on Saturday afternoon. Early game spreads come from early day. Full predictions to be released Saturday. Last Week: 12-4 Last Week against the spread: 9-7 [...]

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Game Preview: Chicago Bears (7-6) at Cleveland Browns (4-9)

December 14th, 2013 - 10:21 am

The Bears will have an opportunity to take a half-game lead in the NFC North when they face the Browns on Sunday, thereby putting pressure on the Lions to win Monday night. The big story of the week is the [...]

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Four Downs: Keys to beating the Browns (12/15/13)

December 13th, 2013 - 9:08 am

A look at four keys for the Bears to beat the Cleveland Browns. 1. Keep Browns under 200 rushing yards It’s sad to think that we have to set the bar so low (or high, if you’re using yards as [...]

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McCown or Cutler is the wrong question this week

December 12th, 2013 - 5:07 pm

Following a Josh McCown performance Monday night against the Cowboys that earned him NFC offensive player of the week honors, the talk of the town on Thursday was head coach Marc Trestman’s decision to start a healthy Jay Cutler against [...]

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The Depth Chart: 2013 NFL Week 15 Power Rankings

December 10th, 2013 - 6:19 pm

Here’s a look at my NFL power rankings for Week 15 of the 2013 season. RANK. TEAM NAME (PREVIOUS RANK)(RECORD) Denver Broncos (1)(11-2) — Took out the Titans to remain top dog. Seattle Seahawks (2)(11-2) — Still the NFL’s second [...]

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Tuesday Morning Quarterback: Bears-Cowboys (12.09.13)

December 10th, 2013 - 9:30 am

On Mike Ditka Night at Soldier Field, the Bears played inspired football and toughed out the subzero wind chill to defeat the Dallas Cowboys, 45-28. Imagine if Ditka would have traveled with the team the past two weeks in losses [...]

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2013 NFL Predictions: Week 14

December 7th, 2013 - 2:08 pm

A look at my NFL weekly predictions for Week 14. Point spreads come from bovada.lv on Saturday afternoon. Early game spreads come from early day. Full predictions to be released Saturday. Last Week: 13-3 Last Week against the spread: 6-9-1 [...]

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Game Preview: Dallas Cowboys (7-5) at Chicago Bears (6-6)

December 7th, 2013 - 11:08 am

With playoff hopes dwindling, the Bears will have a last stand of sorts on Monday night when they host the visiting Dallas Cowboys. The Bears are virtually two games back in the NFC North standings with only four left to [...]

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Four Downs: Keys to beating the Cowboys (12/09/13)

December 6th, 2013 - 9:21 am

A look at four keys for the Bears to beat the Dallas Cowboys. 1. Pursue and Tackle Last week, the basic fundamental motto I gave as a key to victory was: “Alignment, Assignment, Attitude”, as in: if the Bears lined [...]

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The Depth Chart: 2013 NFL Week 14 Power Rankings

December 3rd, 2013 - 6:39 pm

Here’s a look at my NFL power rankings for Week 14 of the 2013 season. RANK. TEAM NAME (PREVIOUS RANK)(RECORD) Denver Broncos (1)(10-2) — Defeated division rival Chiefs again and maintain top spot. Seattle Seahawks (2)(11-1) — Have NFL’s best [...]

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