Tag: Philadelphia Eagles

Bears-Jaguars preview: Do the Bears have a capable backup running back?

Posted in News and Rumors on August 14, 2014 at 6:00 pm by

Last week against the Philadelphia Eagles, there was hardly anything solved in the crowded backfield depth chart. Rookie Ka’Deem Carey got the most carries with 10, but gained just 23 yards on it. Shaun Draughn […] Read the full article »

Bears-Jaguars preview: Progress and pressure from Jared Allen-led defensive line

Posted in News and Rumors on August 14, 2014 at 4:30 pm by

The Bears’ biggest off-season addition will make his debut with the team Thursday against the Jaguars. After sitting out last week’s game against the Philadelphia Eagles a few days after his wife gave birth, new […] Read the full article »

Bears-Jaguars preview: Can Zach Miller have an encore performance?

Posted in News and Rumors on August 14, 2014 at 4:00 pm by

With Bears starting tight end Martellus Bennett suspended and off the grid, the Bears turned to backup Zach Miller last week against the Philadelphia Eagles. Miller turned in one of the best performances of the […] Read the full article »

Bears-Jaguars preview: Cleaner special teams a must

Posted in News and Rumors on August 14, 2014 at 3:30 pm by

If NFL team units were a family, think of special teams as the little brother to the twin brothers of offense and defense. They often get left out and don’t pull as much weight as […] Read the full article »

Bears-Jaguars preview: McClellin, Bostic need to show progress

Posted in News and Rumors on August 14, 2014 at 2:30 pm by

The “Release Shea McClellin” bandwagon seems to be gaining passengers at a rapid pace, but don’t expect to see general manager Phil Emery or head coach Marc Trestman aboard anytime soon. I’ll admit, I’ve been […] Read the full article »

Post-Wild Card prediction: Packers will beat Bears in NFC conference championship

Posted in Predictions on January 10, 2011 at 1:48 pm by

One of my favorite expressions is, “be careful what you wish for.” It’s just as effective as, “I told you so,” but not as condescending, and usually the former is stated beforehand and the latter […] Read the full article »

No green and gold cheering from me

Posted in News and Rumors on January 9, 2011 at 10:48 am by

Exchanging texts with my brother Saturday night following the Seahawks’ 41-36 upset victory over the defending Super Bowl champion Saints, he mentioned how his rooting interests have changed for Sunday’s NFC Wild Card matchup between […] Read the full article »

Analyzing the Bears’ potential divisional round opponents

Posted in News and Rumors on January 5, 2011 at 11:31 am by

Due to the NFL’s scheduling rules which ensure that the No. 1 seed in a conference will play the worst seed in the divisional round of the playoffs, the No. 2 Bears have three potential […] Read the full article »

Monday Morning Quarterback: Bears-Eagles (11.28.10)

Posted in News and Rumors on November 29, 2010 at 9:30 am by

On a day when Fox NFL Sunday’s Terry Bradshaw unveiled his list of Top 10 quarterbacks under the age of 30 and did not include Jay Cutler — and yet the list featured the woefully […] Read the full article »

Game Breakdown: Eagles at Bears (11.28.10)

Posted in News and Rumors on November 27, 2010 at 12:20 pm by

Bears offense vs. Eagles defense Since the bye week, the Bears have called 108 run plays out of 204 plays from scrimmage. That’s a 52-48 run-to-pass ratio. The offense can’t get much more balanced than […] Read the full article »