Tag: 2009

2009 Weekly Predictions: Week 16

Posted in Predictions on December 25, 2009 at 3:12 pm by

I had a rough Week 15, missing on seven total games. The Vikings’ loss to the Panthers, the Broncos’ defeat to the Raiders, and Dallas’ upset over New Orleans were the biggest surprises to me. […] Read the full article »

Four Downs: Keys to beating the Vikings

Posted in News and Rumors on December 24, 2009 at 7:00 am by

A look at four keys for the Bears to beat this week’s opponent. 1. Keep the Vikings’ offense off the field The Bears had the right formula last week to beat the Ravens, they just […] Read the full article »

Monday Morning Quarterback: Bears-Ravens (12.20.09)

Posted in News and Rumors on December 21, 2009 at 9:53 am by

It’s been five years since the last time I watched Bears games with an eye toward next season, but the feeling has returned. That season five years ago was Lovie’s first as head coach of […] Read the full article »

Schadenfreude, anyone? Packers lose to Steelers

Posted in News and Rumors on December 20, 2009 at 7:23 pm by

When your team is bad and you can hardly stomach watching the game, your next favorite team to watch is the one playing against the Bears’ hated division rivals. The last few minutes of the […] Read the full article »

Postgame Thoughts: Bears vs. Ravens (12.20.09)

Posted in News and Rumors on December 20, 2009 at 6:57 pm by

Six to one. No, that wasn’t the final score of the Bears-Ravens game. That was the turnover ratio, heavily favoring the victorious Ravens. When you turn over the ball that many times, you can’t expect […] Read the full article »

Game Breakdown: Bears at Ravens (12.20.09)

Posted in News and Rumors on December 20, 2009 at 10:46 am by

Bears offense vs. Ravens defense The Ravens have used the same formula to win games for much of the franchise’s existence in Baltimore. They want to run the football and play great defense and that’s […] Read the full article »

2009 Weekly Predictions: Week 15

Posted in Predictions on December 19, 2009 at 3:40 pm by

After going 12-1 in the early games on Sunday last week, I missed the Sunday night and Monday night games to finish with a 12-3 record. Once again, I missed on Jacksonville as they lost […] Read the full article »

Four Downs: Keys to beating the Ravens

Posted in News and Rumors on December 18, 2009 at 12:38 pm by

A look at four keys for the Bears to beat this week’s opponent. 1. Contain Ray Rice He may not be very big, but at 5-foot-8, Baltimore running back Ray Rice runs like a truck. […] Read the full article »

Three games remain, but just one with meaning

Posted in News and Rumors on December 16, 2009 at 10:03 pm by

If there’s anybody out there hoping for a Bears upset over the Ravens or Vikings in the next two weeks, I wouldn’t hold your breath for too long. Typically, when an average team is mathematically […] Read the full article »

Monday Morning Quarterback: Bears-Packers (12.13.09)

Posted in News and Rumors on December 14, 2009 at 10:18 am by

It’s been a long time since I’ve been able to write a Monday Morning Quarterback entry with a sunny disposition. Not even a victory over the Rams or Browns in the past two months could […] Read the full article »