Tag Archives: Jared Allen

Monday Morning Quarterback: Bears-49ers (09.14.14)

September 15th, 2014 - 2:31 pm

After hours and days of studying, reviewing game film, analyzing rosters and projecting strengths and weaknesses of each team in the NFL, I think we can say this much is certain: There is nothing certain in the NFL. I think [...]

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Game Preview: Chicago Bears (0-1) at San Francisco 49ers (1-0)

September 13th, 2014 - 1:07 pm

The Bears will try to avenge their season-opening loss to the Buffalo Bills when they take on the San Francisco 49ers this coming Sunday night, but it will take quite the upset to accomplish that feat. The Niners open their [...]

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Game Preview: Buffalo Bills (0-0) at Chicago Bears (0-0)

September 6th, 2014 - 10:11 am

Hoping to put the painful memory of last year’s missed opportunity behind them, the Bears open their 2014 season on Sunday at home against the Buffalo Bills. Last year, in head coach Marc Trestman‘s first season with the franchise, the [...]

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Bears-Browns preview: How will the defensive line depth and rotation look?

August 28th, 2014 - 4:30 pm

One of the most critical positional groups for the upcoming Bears season is the defensive line. Last year, the Bears posted historically low numbers, their statistically worst season in franchise history. The run defense was worst in the NFL, giving [...]

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Paea, rookie defensive tackles need to fulfill a role

August 25th, 2014 - 11:00 am

The Bears released veteran defensive tackle Nate Collins in the first wave of cuts this weekend, and while Collins wasn’t exactly a Pro Bowl player, he was a solid veteran with a good motor who had a fair amount of [...]

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Bears-Jaguars preview: Progress and pressure from Jared Allen-led defensive line

August 14th, 2014 - 4:30 pm

The Bears’ biggest off-season addition will make his debut with the team Thursday against the Jaguars. After sitting out last week’s game against the Philadelphia Eagles a few days after his wife gave birth, new defensive end Jared Allen will [...]

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Bears-Eagles preview: Can the defensive line improve their woeful run defense?

August 8th, 2014 - 4:30 pm

To see a Bears defense rank last against the run is as bad as seeing the Green Bay Packers hoist the Lombardi Trophy after winning the Super Bowl. It’s like a punch in the gut. The Bears have long been [...]

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Bears-Eagles preview: Does the defensive line have enough depth and talent to rush the passer?

August 8th, 2014 - 4:00 pm

Give Bears general manager Phil Emery credit. While he may not always make the right move — but, really, no GM ever does — he at least recognizes problems and moves quickly to improve them. When the Bears were offensively [...]

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Defensive line will be a different beast this season

June 4th, 2014 - 11:15 am

I’m not a fortune teller, nor am I a gambling man, but from years of analysis and instincts, my gut tells me that the Bears will be much improved along the defensive line in 2014. For starters, the Bears are [...]

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Jared Allen shows ability to win you over

April 1st, 2014 - 12:45 pm

As a lifelong Bears fan, as well as a humble man who appreciates humility and grace both on and off the football field, I have no qualms saying that I once hated Jared Allen. Everything from the redneck mullet he [...]

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