Category Archives: Preseason

Bears-Giants preseason game could literally break season

August 20th, 2012 - 9:32 am

All right, Bears fans, it’s time to hold your breath. Well, you don’t have to hold it all week, but you can start that inhale at about 7 p.m. Friday night. That’s about when the Bears’ first-string offense will take [...]

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From the Notebook: Thoughts and observations while watching Bears-Redskins preseason game

August 19th, 2012 - 11:14 am

The following are notes I took while reviewing the Bears-Redskins preseason game from Saturday night. –Brian Urlacher’s missing presence is clearly looming among the first string defense, particularly in the run game. Nick Roach does not have Urlacher’s awareness and [...]

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10 things to watch in Bears-Redskins preseason Game 2

August 17th, 2012 - 9:03 pm

Here are 10 players, positions, or story lines to watch in the meaningful meaningless preseason game between the Chicago Bears and Washington Redskins on Saturday. Left tackle competition The single biggest concern entering this exhibition contest — which will probably [...]

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A lot left to be desired in first preseason game

August 10th, 2012 - 11:26 am

There was some good, some bad, and some ugly in the Bears’ 31-3 loss to the Broncos Thursday night. Without four of their best players, the Bears exhibited more of the latter. Bears fans finally got their first glimpse of [...]

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10 things to watch in Bears-Broncos preseason Game 1

August 9th, 2012 - 9:37 am

Here are 10 players, positions, or story lines to watch in the meaningful meaningless preseason game between the Chicago Bears and Denver Broncos on Thursday. Brandon Marshall and his possible connection with Jay Cutler Is it possible that Mike Tice [...]

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10 assumptions made from the preseason

September 3rd, 2011 - 5:52 pm

The preseason is hardly indicative of how a team will perform over the course of the regular season, but it can provide insight into what we can expect from various players and positions. The following is a list of 10 [...]

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10 things to watch in the Bears-Browns preseason game

September 1st, 2011 - 12:29 pm

The Bears conclude the preseason Thursday night at home against the Browns, and the fourth preseason game is often of as little importance as the first one — if not less. If the starters play at all — and the [...]

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Projecting the Bears’ 2011 53-man roster

August 31st, 2011 - 7:11 pm

The Bears’ final preseason game is on Thursday and those players who currently sit on the bubble have one last chance to prove to the coaches that they belong on the 53-man roster. The final cutdown is on Saturday, and [...]

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The Bears Beat: Chicago Bears news and views (08.31.11)

August 31st, 2011 - 6:59 pm

A look at Chicago Bears news and views for August 31, 2011, including Amobi Okoye getting repetitions at defensive end, Mike Tice’s view on the development of the offensive line, and how Dane Sanzenbacher will fit into the game plan [...]

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Brown a logical choice to return to Bears

August 30th, 2011 - 8:38 pm

The Bears might consider bringing in a former face to help with their defensive line depth. The New Orleans Saints parted ways with defensive end Alex Brown after just one season and Brown expressed interest in returning to the team [...]

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