Category Archives: News

Level of bitterness emanating from Philly

September 29th, 2008 - 9:40 am

We know all too well how the Chicago media can get, but after reading this story from Philly.com, there’s a whole new level of bitterness I’ve come to realize. This quote struck me the most: …this was a game against [...]

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Rams fire Linehan

September 29th, 2008 - 9:37 am

After starting the season 0-4 and virtually losing control of the team, the St. Louis Rams fired head coach Scott Linehan Monday morning. Linehan had a 11-25 record in his first stint as a head coach. In perhaps his greatest [...]

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Inactives for Bears-Eagles game

September 28th, 2008 - 7:09 pm

Out for tonight’s Bears-Eagles game: Tommie Harris Earl Bennett Chris Williams Dan Buenning Craig Steltz Marcus Hamilton Matt Toeaina Caleb Hanie (emergency QB)

Hester will play vs. Eagles

September 28th, 2008 - 6:47 pm

Devin Hester will play tonight despite the pain he feels in his ribs. Hester’s presence will no doubt positive affect field position. And with the emergence of Brandon Lloyd as Kyle Orton’s go-to guy, Hester probably won’t play much at [...]

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Westbrook out for Bears game

September 28th, 2008 - 6:04 pm

Some good news for the Bears and their fans: running back Brian Westbrook, the source of so much of the Eagles’ offensive success this year, will not play tonight against the Bears.

Sunday quick hits

September 28th, 2008 - 2:43 pm

Because the Bears don’t play until 7:15 tonight, I’m not sitting on the couch stewing about a loss or rejoicing in a win. I thought I’d give some observations from today’s early games while I flip around NFL Ticket on [...]

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A slap on the wrist for Trueblood

September 27th, 2008 - 1:25 pm

The Bears insist that Tampa Bay offensive lineman Jeremy Trueblood was responsible for starting the fracas in overtime that caused Charles Tillman to be flagged for unnecessary roughness, giving the Buccaneers a second chance to win the game, of which [...]

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Key Bears players make injury report

September 26th, 2008 - 5:04 pm

A key member of each of the Bears’ three phases appears on the injury report as questionable. On offense, Brandon Lloyd has been listed as questionable after not practicing Thursday because of a hip injury. Lloyd has developed a rapport [...]

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Bears back in underdog role

September 26th, 2008 - 3:27 pm

After “shocking the football world” — pardon the cliche — by defeating the Indianapolis Colts, 29-13, in the Sunday night Week 1 opener, the Bears have dropped two straight games to fall to 1-2. The losses were especially bitter because [...]

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Thursday roundup

September 25th, 2008 - 6:01 pm

Fines levied on pair of Bears A pair of Bears were fined this week for penalties in Sunday’s Buccaneers game. Cornerback Charles Tillman was fined $5,000 for his unnecessary roughness penalty in overtime, which gave the Bucs a first down [...]

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