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2008 Season Predictions

September 2nd, 2008 - 7:51 pm

Making predictions for an entire football season isn’t easy and is rarely done correctly. The reason why is that injuries and on-field performance simply cannot be accurately projected for 16 weeks. So, essentially, when making season predictions, what you’re really [...]

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Bears trade for G Buenning from Bucs

September 2nd, 2008 - 4:15 pm

The Bears on Tuesday added depth to their offensive line by trading an undisclosed 2009 draft pick to the Tampa Bay Buccaneers for offensive lineman Dan Buenning. Buenning, a 26-year old guard, started all 16 games for the Buccaneers in [...]

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Orton named a team captain

September 1st, 2008 - 5:55 pm

For the Bears to name a quarterback — a position of instability for more years than I can count on my fingers and toes — a team captain, it speaks volumes about how the Bears players and coaches view starter [...]

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Erik Kramer on Marcus Harrison

August 31st, 2008 - 6:56 pm

“What’s Marcus Harrison doing jumping offsides? It’s not like a 300-pounder is going to go block the punt. Just hold up your guy. Of course, what do I know about special teams?” -Bears’ preseason color commentator, Erik Kramer, on rookie [...]

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2008 season looking like 2005 all over again

August 31st, 2008 - 10:56 am

Does anybody remember this prediction? Or the results of this polling? Or the promotion of this guy? How about any of these quotes? “Even a healthy Rex Grossman won’t prevent Chicago from finishing last in the NFC North again.” “The [...]

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Final Cutdown: Around the League

August 30th, 2008 - 9:20 pm

Buffalo Bills Courtney Anderson, Will James, Donnie Spragan, LB Jon Banks, LB Marcus Buggs, LB Blake Costanzo, OL Dustin Dickinson, OT Patrick Estes, FB Jonathan Evans, OL Robert Felton, DB Dustin Fox, OL Christian Gaddis, RB Bruce Hall, WR Felton [...]

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Bears 53-man roster

August 30th, 2008 - 5:43 pm

NFL teams had until 5 PM Saturday to make their final cuts to get their roster number down to 53 players. Here was my hypothetical 53-man roster if I were the Bears’ GM. The only differences between mine and the [...]

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New rule change addresses Bears-Eagles play

August 30th, 2008 - 3:17 pm

A new rule change in the NFL this season addresses — whether it’s directly or indirectly is unknown — a play that occurred in the Bears-Eagles game last year. The new rule states: It will now be a live ball [...]

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Chad Johnson is now Chad Ocho Cinco

August 30th, 2008 - 3:16 pm

Cincinnati Bengals wide receiver Chad Ocho Cinco, formerly Chad Johnson, legally changed his last name in order to be permitted to wear “Ocho Cinco” on the back of his uniform.

Bengals receiver legally changes last name

August 29th, 2008 - 5:20 pm

For those of you who have yet to participate in your fantasy football league drafts, make sure you don’t select wide receiver Chad Johnson from the Cincinnati Bengals, because the next owner may draft Chad Ocho Cinco, leaving you with [...]

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