Category Archives: Four Downs

Four Downs: Keys to beating the 49ers

November 11th, 2009 - 10:09 pm

A look at four keys for the Bears to beat this week’s opponent. 1. Stack the box to contain Frank Gore San Francisco’s Frank Gore is one of the toughest between-the-tackles running backs in the NFL. He has one of [...]

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Four Downs: Keys to beating the Cardinals

November 6th, 2009 - 12:11 pm

A look at four keys for the Bears to beat this week’s opponent. 1. Get after Kurt Warner The key to this game, more so than anything else, will be how well the Cardinals’ passing offense performs. The Bears and [...]

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Four Downs: Keys to beating the Browns

October 29th, 2009 - 9:57 pm

A look at four keys for the Bears to beat this week’s opponent. 1. Run the football The Browns have the second-worst run defense in the league, allowing 170.6 rushing yards per game. The Bears haven’t been able to run [...]

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Four Downs: Keys to beating the Bengals

October 23rd, 2009 - 9:43 am

A look at four keys for the Bears to beat this week’s opponent. 1. Shut down Cedric Benson Benson has certainly revived his career in Cincinnati after a disappointing three-year stint with the Bears. He currently is the third leading [...]

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Four Downs: Keys to beating the Falcons

October 16th, 2009 - 8:07 am

A look at four keys for the Bears to beat this week’s opponent. 1. Put constant pressure on Matt Ryan Falcons quarterback Matt Ryan was sacked twice by the Miami Dolphins in the season opener and has barely been touched [...]

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Four Downs: Keys to beating the Lions

October 1st, 2009 - 5:10 pm

A look at four keys for the Bears to beat this week’s opponent. 1. Put the ball in Jay Cutler’s hands Technically speaking, every play begins with Olin Kreutz placing the ball in Cutler’s hands. But the Bears face Detroit’s [...]

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Four Downs: Keys to beating the Seahawks

September 24th, 2009 - 5:43 pm

A look at four keys for the Bears to beat this week’s opponent. 1. Run the football While listening to WSCR 670 The Score, I heard a hot topic this week among different hosts about whether you need balance in [...]

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Four Downs: Keys to beating the Steelers

September 16th, 2009 - 5:31 pm

A look at four keys for the Bears to beat this week’s opponent. 1. Take care of the football Is there any doubt why the Bears lost Sunday’s game to the Packers? Jay Cutler threw for 93 more yards than [...]

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Four Downs: Keys to beating the Packers

September 9th, 2009 - 5:20 pm

A look at four keys for the Bears to beat this week’s opponent. 1. Play 60 minutes of disciplined, mistake-free football Probably the most important task awaiting the Bears this week in their Sunday night showdown against divisional rival Green [...]

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