Category Archives: Preseason

Hanie’s injury not a cause for concern

August 17th, 2010 - 9:12 am

It seems like the biggest news surrounding the Bears at the moment is what they will do about their quarterback situation now that Caleb Hanie suffered a shoulder injury in Saturday’s preseason opener against the Chargers. Will they sign a [...]

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Bears-Chargers recap

August 15th, 2010 - 9:54 am

It turns out Lovie Smith wasn’t bluffing when he said the starters could play longer than usual in the preseason opener against the Chargers. For the most part, anyway. Jay Cutler and Olin Kreutz departed after the first series, a [...]

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Bears should take preseason seriously

August 14th, 2010 - 7:59 am

When the Bears hit the field Saturday night in San Diego for their first preseason action of the 2010 season, they should do so with the intent to beat the Chargers. I don’t mean win the game, although that would [...]

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Bears need better backup RB to replace injured Jones

September 5th, 2009 - 12:54 pm

Friday’s news of running back Kevin Jones’ season-ending ankle injury was disturbing news, about as unsettling to hear as the injury was to see in Thursday’s preseason finale against the Browns. What’s even more disconcerting is what might become of [...]

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Monday Morning Quarterback: Preseason Game 4

September 4th, 2009 - 4:56 am

Here’s the last Monday Morning Quarterback that won’t be published on a Monday — or a Tuesday, following a Monday night game during the regular season — and I couldn’t be happier. Sure, watching Bears preseason games is more fun [...]

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Five things to watch in Bears-Browns preseason game

September 3rd, 2009 - 12:36 pm

After three preseason games, most players are spent and just want the regular season to begin. A lot of them are wiped out after the training camp portion of the preseason is finished. In the fourth game of the preseason, [...]

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Bears-Broncos postgame thoughts

August 30th, 2009 - 9:40 pm

In the third preseason game of the season, on the road in a hostile environment, the Bears played about as well as you could expect them to play. Sure, there’s always room for improvement, but the important thing is that [...]

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Five things to watch in Bears-Broncos preseason game

August 30th, 2009 - 10:04 am

It’s been talked about since “the trade” went down and the schedule was released in April. It’s been hyped since training camp opened and has been built up over the past week. And now, the most anticipated Bears preseason game [...]

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Roundup: Addition of McClover a curious one

August 26th, 2009 - 7:44 am

The Bears signed linebacker Darrell McClover to a one-year contract Tuesday. McClover spent three seasons with the Bears from 2006 to ’08. He was a solid special teams contributer and blocked a punt in Carolina last year that Brandon Lloyd [...]

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Monday Morning Quarterback: Preseason Game 2

August 23rd, 2009 - 9:27 am

It’s another Sunday edition of Monday Morning Quarterback, and this one surely has better items to report. Just as I cautioned last week that Bears fans shouldn’t get too low on Jay Cutler and the Bears’ offense following a mediocre [...]

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