Category Archives: Four Downs

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

September 12th, 2012 - 9:32 am

A look at four keys for the Bears to beat the Green Bay Packers. 1. Keep Aaron Rodgers in the pocket The San Francisco 49ers have one of, if not the best defense in the NFL and they stifled Rodgers [...]

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

September 5th, 2012 - 1:23 pm

A look at four keys for the Bears to beat the Indianapolis Colts. 1. Give Andrew Luck different looks he’s never seen before Many have called Colts rookie quarterback Andrew Luck the most-NFL ready quarterback to come out of college [...]

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

December 28th, 2011 - 11:36 am

A look at four keys for the Bears to beat the Minnesota Vikings. 1. Take chances in the passing game Although Kahlil Bell rushed for 121 yards last week against the Packers and the Bears racked up 199 net rushing [...]

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