Category Archives: Game Breakdowns

Bears-Saints preview and game breakdown

September 17th, 2011 - 9:40 am

A breakdown of the matchup between the Bears and Saints on Sept. 18, 2011. Bears offense vs. Saints defense What we saw a week ago Thursday in the NFL regular season opener was a battle between two of the NFL’s [...]

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Bears-Falcons preview and game breakdown

September 10th, 2011 - 12:09 pm

A breakdown of the matchup between the Bears and Falcons on Sept. 11, 2011. Bears offense vs. Falcons defense I think the biggest question to be answered when the Bears offense hits the field Sunday against the Falcons is what [...]

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Game Breakdown: Packers at Bears (01.23.11)

January 22nd, 2011 - 11:28 am

Bears offense vs. Packers defense It was Week 17, Bears at Lambeau Field, the Packers defense among the best in the league at sacking the quarterback, and Mike Martz had Jay Cutler dropping back to pass 47 times despite never [...]

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Game Breakdown: Seahawks at Bears (01.16.11)

January 15th, 2011 - 1:28 pm

Bears offense vs. Seahawks defense When the Bears played the Seahawks earlier this season, Jay Cutler threw the ball 39 times and the team rushed the ball just 14 times. That’s bad enough as it is, but when you take [...]

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Game Breakdown: Bears at Packers (01.02.11)

January 1st, 2011 - 10:04 am

Bears offense vs. Packers defense One of the best things the Bears have going for them as of late is their team balance. When one phase has been down, the other two have been good and have made up the [...]

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Game Breakdown: Jets at Bears (12.26.10)

December 26th, 2010 - 12:08 am

Bears offense vs. Jets defense Against a Top 10 defense last week, the Bears offense churned out 34 points on just 293 net yards. We’ll see if they can repeat that performance against the league’s fifth-ranked defense of the Jets. [...]

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Game Breakdown: Bears at Vikings (12.20.10)

December 18th, 2010 - 12:31 pm

Bears offense vs. Vikings defense The game plan for the Bears offense surely changed this week when they found out they’d be playing outdoors instead of inside the Metrodome in a controlled climate. Although, the news came early enough in [...]

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Game Breakdown: Patriots at Bears (12.12.10)

December 11th, 2010 - 4:11 pm

Bears offense vs. Patriots defense The matchup between the Bears defense and the Patriots offense will be the fun one to watch, but this matchup could be the more important one, the one that determines the outcome of the game. [...]

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Game Breakdown: Bears at Lions (12.05.10)

December 4th, 2010 - 12:01 pm

Bears offense vs. Lions defense We’ve come to expect Mike Martz to call a balanced game plan while mixing in a healthy dose of run plays versus pass plays, at least since the bye week. But last week’s victory over [...]

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Game Breakdown: Eagles at Bears (11.28.10)

November 27th, 2010 - 12:20 pm

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 that and major credit needs [...]

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