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2014 NFL Predictions: Week 7

October 18th, 2014 - 10:25 pm

A look at my NFL weekly predictions for Week 7 of the 2014 season. Early games of the week will be released on those days. Full predictions come out on Saturdays. Point spreads come from bovada.lv. Confidence points are for [...]

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Four Downs: Keys to beating the Dolphins (10/19/14)

October 16th, 2014 - 9:40 am

A look at four keys for the Bears to beat the Miami Dolphins. 1. Take the fight to the Dolphins In every game, there are certain intangibles that cannot be predicted. Let’s be honest: no one thought the Bears were [...]

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Cutler’s good performances fly under the radar

October 14th, 2014 - 3:45 pm

Jay Cutler completed 26 of 38 passes for 381 yards, a touchdown and no interceptions on Sunday against the Falcons. He completed nearly 70% of his passes and finished with a 109.6 passer rating. Short of being a Cutler fan, [...]

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2014 NFL Predictions: Week 6

October 11th, 2014 - 3:45 pm

A look at my NFL weekly predictions for Week 6 of the 2014 season. Early games of the week will be released on those days. Full predictions come out on Saturdays. Point spreads come from bovada.lv. Confidence points are for [...]

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Game Preview: Chicago Bears (2-3) at Atlanta Falcons (2-3)

October 11th, 2014 - 12:04 pm

The Bears and Atlanta Falcons, two teams with high expectations heading into the season, will do battle Sunday afternoon in an effort to keep track with their divisional frontrunners. The winner will draw even with a 3-3 record while the [...]

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Four Downs: Keys to beating the Falcons (10/12/14)

October 8th, 2014 - 9:30 am

A look at four keys for the Bears to beat the Atlanta Falcons. 1. Play smart It’s sad that this has to be a key to winning because, honestly, when is it ever okay to play dumb? But the reason [...]

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2014 NFL Predictions: Week 5

October 4th, 2014 - 5:45 pm

A look at my NFL weekly predictions for Week 5 of the 2014 season. Early games of the week will be released on those days. Full predictions come out on Saturdays. Point spreads come from bovada.lv. Confidence points are for [...]

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Game Preview: Chicago Bears (2-2) at Carolina Panthers (2-2)

October 4th, 2014 - 5:26 pm

In the wake of last week’s loss to the Packers, and after watching Green Bay dismantle Minnesota on Thursday night, the Bears find themselves in the midst of another season-defining moment when they take on the Carolina Panthers on Sunday. [...]

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Four Downs: Keys to beating the Panthers (10/05/14)

October 2nd, 2014 - 9:35 am

A look at four keys for the Bears to beat the Carolina Panthers. 1. Get to the quarterback. Get to the quarterback. Get to the quarterback. The Bears did a lot of things correctly Sunday against the Packers. They scored [...]

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Punishments for broadcasters using a team’s official name are unjust

October 1st, 2014 - 9:10 am

In an effort to avoid confusion on where I stand about the morality of the team name “Redskins”, I’ll be upfront in saying I believe it’s a racist name, no more or less racist than calling African Americans “Blackskins” or [...]

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