Category Archives: Bears Notebook

Bears need to get to 17 points against Giants

October 8th, 2013 - 6:13 pm

It’s quite simple, actually. You can’t win if you don’t score. And the Giants are having quite a few problems putting up points this year, averaging only 16.4 points per game, which ranks them 30th in the NFL. It’s not …

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Bears Notebook: Bears have opportunity to send message to league

October 15th, 2012 - 7:00 pm

Before the 2012 season began, the Green Bay Packers and New England Patriots were widely predicted to represent their respective conferences in Super Bowl XLVII. While that certainly remains a viable possibility, expectations have shifted numerous times through the first …

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Bears Notebook: Forte-Barber one-two punch will serve Bears well moving forward

November 28th, 2011 - 6:22 pm

When Jay Cutler went down with a thumb injury, everybody from the NFL players to the analysts to the fans knew that the Bears were going to have to rely more on their run game with Caleb Hanie taking snaps …

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Bears Notebook: Moore fined $15,000 for altercation with Matthew Stafford

November 18th, 2011 - 6:14 pm

The big question all week was just how much Bears nickel back D.J. Moore would be fined for going after Lions quarterback Matthew Stafford and subsequently being ejected from Sunday’s game. That number was released Friday and it arrived in …

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Bears Notebook: Bears run defense starting to come together

November 8th, 2011 - 6:18 pm

One of the keys to beating the Eagles Monday night was to contain their run game, which ranked No. 1 in the league heading into the week. The Bears managed to do just that, holding LeSean McCoy to just 71 …

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Bears Notebook: Bears sitting pretty in Forte contract situation

October 24th, 2011 - 7:01 pm

Just how big a victory for the Bears was their 24-18 triumph over the Tampa Bay Buccaneers in London on Sunday? Apparently not so much considering talk of Matt Forte’s contract situation dominated print and the airwaves on Monday. With …

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Bears Notebook: Harris requests trade ahead of deadline

October 17th, 2011 - 6:29 pm

The agent for Bears safety Chris Harris has asked for and received permission to seek a trade for his client ahead of Tuesday’s trade deadline. The news broke Monday after Harris was disappointed by not only losing his starting job …

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Bears Notebook: Final thoughts on the Bears-Panthers game

October 3rd, 2011 - 8:03 pm

I wish I could have been a fly on the wall during conversations that took place between Lovie Smith and Mike Martz any time after the Saints and Packers games. I’m curious to know whether the Bears’ complete reversal in …

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Bears Notebook: Final thoughts on the Bears-Packers game

September 26th, 2011 - 8:40 pm

One of the most fundamental skills taught to every kid who puts on a football uniform is how to run block. It’s amazing that a professional organization, one rich with tradition and one that seems unwilling to adapt to today’s …

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Bears Notebook: Final thoughts on Bears-Saints game

September 19th, 2011 - 7:09 pm

During the Bears’ 30-12 beating at the hands of the Saints on Sunday, it was clear that they had abandoned the run, but it wasn’t until after the game with time to analyze the play calling that we realized just …

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