Tag Archives: Matt Forte

First quarter awards

September 29th, 2008 - 6:48 pm

Lovie Smith likes to break the season up into quarters, and with the first quarter of the season in the books, here’s a look at some of the Bears’ top players and the awards I would give out if I [...]

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Bears-Eagles halftime thoughts

September 28th, 2008 - 9:04 pm

For the third time in four weeks, the Bears head into halftime with a lead. It’s now up to them to finish the game. If I had to guess what word was being tossed around in the locker room right [...]

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Stats update

September 16th, 2008 - 6:51 pm

I’m not a big stat man. In fact, I hate stats. I think statistics are for fantasy geeks, not football analysts. Stats are often misleading and seldom forthright. However, with that said, I know a lot of people do enjoy [...]

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Last drive a game-killer for the Bears

September 15th, 2008 - 1:37 pm

It’s easy to second-guess playcalling, but it’s not always the smart thing to do. What it does is make fans and analysts feel better because they have somebody on whom to lay the blame. But holding Ron Turner accountable for [...]

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Forte battling sore ankle

September 13th, 2008 - 3:05 pm

Bears rookie running back Matt Forte is battling a sore ankle and is listed as probable on the injury report for Week 2. Forte’s appearance on the list as well as his reduced reps during practice this week caused a [...]

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Bears-Colts postgame thoughts

September 7th, 2008 - 11:13 pm

I was wrong. Joe Schmoe down the street was wrong. Sports Illustrated’s Peter King was, too. ESPN’s panel of experts were wrong. As was the crew from Fox Sports. And Yahoo Sports’ experts. And Pete Prisco and the group from [...]

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10 things to watch in preseason Game 4

August 27th, 2008 - 11:24 pm

In keeping with my previous entries, we’ll take a look at some of the things to watch in Thursday night’s preseason finale against the Cleveland Browns. It’s a bit harder to find ten distinct things in a meaningless fourth game, [...]

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10 things to watch in preseason Game 3

August 21st, 2008 - 1:22 pm

As the Bears head into Game 3 of the preseason tonight against San Francisco, there are even more intriguing things to watch. A lot of people like to call this the “dress rehearsal” for the regular season because it’s the [...]

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10 things to watch in preseason Game 2

August 16th, 2008 - 10:43 am

The Bears concluded their training camp in Bourbonnais on Thursday with a light, free-spirited practice in which players exchanged jerseys and had a walkthrough preparing for tonight’s second preseason game in Seattle. Much like last week’s preseason opener against the [...]

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Bears set to close training camp

August 13th, 2008 - 11:14 pm

The Bears will have their final practice of the 2008 training camp Thursday, and it will be closed to the public. Even though there are still three and a half weeks of preseason remaining until the Bears kick off the [...]

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