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Four Downs: Keys to beating the Rams

December 4th, 2009 - 9:23 am

A look at four keys for the Bears to beat this week’s opponent. 1. Stop Steven Jackson Jackson did not fully practice this week and is questionable for the game on Sunday, but my hunch is that he’ll play. If [...]

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Four Downs: Keys to beating the Vikings

November 28th, 2009 - 3:18 pm

A look at four keys for the Bears to beat this week’s opponent. 1. Contain Adrian Peterson Nobody ever truly stops Peterson because he possesses a rare combination of speed and power. But he is very containable provided that all [...]

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Four Downs: Keys to beating the Eagles

November 20th, 2009 - 4:20 pm

A look at four keys for the Bears to beat this week’s opponent. 1. Win the turnover battle By now, we’re all well aware of Jay Cutler’s struggles in prime time games. He’s thrown 11 of his league-high 17 interceptions [...]

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Four Downs: Keys to beating the 49ers

November 11th, 2009 - 10:09 pm

A look at four keys for the Bears to beat this week’s opponent. 1. Stack the box to contain Frank Gore San Francisco’s Frank Gore is one of the toughest between-the-tackles running backs in the NFL. He has one of [...]

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Four Downs: Keys to beating the Browns

October 29th, 2009 - 9:57 pm

A look at four keys for the Bears to beat this week’s opponent. 1. Run the football The Browns have the second-worst run defense in the league, allowing 170.6 rushing yards per game. The Bears haven’t been able to run [...]

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Four Downs: Keys to beating the Falcons

October 16th, 2009 - 8:07 am

A look at four keys for the Bears to beat this week’s opponent. 1. Put constant pressure on Matt Ryan Falcons quarterback Matt Ryan was sacked twice by the Miami Dolphins in the season opener and has barely been touched [...]

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Four Downs: Keys to beating the Lions

October 1st, 2009 - 5:10 pm

A look at four keys for the Bears to beat this week’s opponent. 1. Put the ball in Jay Cutler’s hands Technically speaking, every play begins with Olin Kreutz placing the ball in Cutler’s hands. But the Bears face Detroit’s [...]

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Four Downs: Keys to beating the Steelers

September 16th, 2009 - 5:31 pm

A look at four keys for the Bears to beat this week’s opponent. 1. Take care of the football Is there any doubt why the Bears lost Sunday’s game to the Packers? Jay Cutler threw for 93 more yards than [...]

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