Category Archives: Four Downs

Four Downs: Keys to beating the Seahawks (12/02/12)

November 28th, 2012 - 3:29 pm

A look at four keys for the Bears to beat the Seattle Seahawks. 1. Protect against “Beast Mode” The Bears have become familiar with facing some of the top running backs in the NFL as of late, facing Tennessee’s Chris …

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Four Downs: Keys to beating the Vikings (11/25/12)

November 22nd, 2012 - 9:04 am

A look at four keys for the Bears to beat the Minnesota Vikings. 1. Contain Adrian Peterson There’s no big secret to stopping the Vikings; it all starts with defending the run and trying to contain Adrian Peterson. A week …

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Four Downs: Keys to beating the 49ers (11/19/12)

November 14th, 2012 - 3:49 pm

A look at four keys for the Bears to beat the San Francisco 49ers. 1. Play physical The San Francisco 49ers will be the most physical team the Bears have faced up to this point in the season, and quite …

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Four Downs: Keys to beating the Texans (11/11/12)

November 7th, 2012 - 1:43 pm

A look at four keys for the Bears to beat the Houston Texans. 1. Beat the “shot clock” This isn’t basketball, so there is no shot clock. And no, I’m not talking about the play clock. For the purpose of …

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Four Downs: Keys to beating the Titans (11/04/12)

November 1st, 2012 - 10:19 am

A look at four keys for the Bears to beat the Tennessee Titans. 1. Stick with the run game By a show of hands, how many people would rather watch Jay Cutler getting sat on by a big angry defensive …

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Four Downs: Keys to beating the Panthers (10/28/12)

October 24th, 2012 - 7:18 pm

A look at four keys for the Bears to beat the Carolina Panthers. 1. Pound the rock and limit Jay Cutler’s workload We don’t know the extent to which Jay Cutler’s ribs are injured and he might have to battle …

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Four Downs: Keys to beating the Lions (10/22/12)

October 17th, 2012 - 9:19 am

A look at four keys for the Bears to beat the Detroit Lions. 1. Keep everything in front and prevent the big play The Lions currently have the No. 2 offense in the NFL, but the league ranks offenses based …

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Four Downs: Keys to beating the Jaguars (10/07/12)

October 4th, 2012 - 6:48 pm

A look at four keys for the Bears to beat the Jacksonville Jaguars. 1. Make Blaine Gabbert beat you Who? Exactly. The Jaguars have one of the top young running backs in the league in Maurice Jones-Drew, who is averaging …

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Four Downs: Keys to beating the Cowboys (10/01/12)

September 26th, 2012 - 9:02 am

A look at four keys for the Bears to beat the Dallas Cowboys. Run, run, run … and then run some more What’s wrong with Michael Bush? Is Matt Forte going to be okay to play soon? Why have the …

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Four Downs: Keys to beating the Rams (09/23/12)

September 19th, 2012 - 5:57 pm

A look at four keys for the Bears to beat the St. Louis Rams. 1. Run the football The Bears got away from the run against the Packers — although a better way of putting it is that they never …

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