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 [...]
Continue reading Monday Morning Quarterback: Bears-49ers (09.14.14)
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 [...]
Continue reading Game Preview: Chicago Bears (0-1) at San Francisco 49ers (1-0)
September 11th, 2014 - 10:00 am
A look at four keys for the Bears to beat the San Francisco 49ers. 1. Protect the football It’s no secret why the Bears lost their Week 1 matchup with the Bills. Jay Cutler‘s two interceptions and Brandon Marshall‘s lost [...]
Continue reading Four Downs: Keys to beating the 49ers (09/14/14)
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 [...]
Continue reading Game Preview: Buffalo Bills (0-0) at Chicago Bears (0-0)
August 28th, 2014 - 3:30 pm
For a brief period early in training camp and into the preseason, it looked like the Bears had the makings of a two tight end formation with the emergence of Zach Miller. Unfortunately, that moment was fleeting as Miller suffered [...]
Continue reading Bears-Browns preview: Do the Bears have enough at tight end?
August 28th, 2014 - 2:30 pm
Matt Forte is coming off the best statistical season of his career, and there’s no reason — injuries aside — why he can’t continue that string of success in head coach Marc Trestman‘s second season at the helm. But from [...]
Continue reading Bears-Browns preview: Bears have tough decision to make at running back
August 28th, 2014 - 9:15 am
Last year, the Chicago Bears finished second in the NFL in points per game with 27.8. With the emergence of second-year wide receiver Alshon Jeffery paired with No. 1 wideout Brandon Marshall, the Bears possessed arguably the best 1-2 wide [...]
Continue reading Will Jay Cutler be a top fantasy football quarterback?
August 14th, 2014 - 6:00 pm
Last week against the Philadelphia Eagles, there was hardly anything solved in the crowded backfield depth chart. Rookie Ka’Deem Carey got the most carries with 10, but gained just 23 yards on it. Shaun Draughn only had one rush for [...]
Continue reading Bears-Jaguars preview: Do the Bears have a capable backup running back?
August 14th, 2014 - 5:30 pm
Last year the Bears offensive line was healthy and successful in protecting Jay Cutler and paving the way for Matt Forte and the run game. But thus far through a few weeks of training camp, there have been injuries to [...]
Continue reading Bears-Jaguars preview: Protection and cohesiveness a must on offensive line
August 8th, 2014 - 2:30 pm
Last season, the Bears added four new pieces to their offensive line in veteran free agents Jermon Bushrod and Matt Slauson as well as rookies Kyle Long and Jordan Mills. Veteran Roberto Garza remained anchored in the middle at center. [...]
Continue reading Bears-Eagles preview: Can the offensive line resume stability from last year?