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Game Breakdown: Vikings at Bears (12.28.09)

December 28th, 2009 - 11:01 am

Bears offense vs. Vikings defense Minnesota has the No. 4 run defense whereas the Bears have the second-worst rushing offense. Expecting the Bears to get anything going in this department would be unfair, even if a bitterly cold game time …

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Four Downs: Keys to beating the Vikings

December 24th, 2009 - 7:00 am

A look at four keys for the Bears to beat this week’s opponent. 1. Keep the Vikings’ offense off the field The Bears had the right formula last week to beat the Ravens, they just turned the ball over too …

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Three games remain, but just one with meaning

December 16th, 2009 - 10:03 pm

If there’s anybody out there hoping for a Bears upset over the Ravens or Vikings in the next two weeks, I wouldn’t hold your breath for too long. Typically, when an average team is mathematically eliminated from the playoff chase, …

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Monday Morning Quarterback: Bears-Vikings (11.29.09)

November 30th, 2009 - 12:50 pm

I know the Minnesota Vikings are one of, if not the best football team in the NFL, but the Bears’ performance Sunday against their division rival was even worse than the final score indicated. From a bird’s eye view, the …

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Postgame Thoughts: Bears vs. Vikings (11.29.09)

November 29th, 2009 - 6:40 pm

With all things considered, the Bears played one of their best first quarters of the season, holding the Vikings scoreless and heading into the second period tied at 0. Little else went right for them from there. Brett Favre completed …

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Game Breakdown: Bears at Vikings (11.29.09)

November 29th, 2009 - 10:40 am

Bears offense vs. Vikings defense For three straight seasons from 2006-2008, Minnesota finished with the No. 1 run defense. This year, they’re No. 3 with six games to go. That’s no small feat, mostly because they have no small defensive …

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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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If you haven’t already, get ready to swallow your pride

November 27th, 2009 - 1:18 pm

It’s one thing to wake up Monday mornings and feel as though you wasted three hours of your life the previous day watching a Bears team that sometimes looks inept. For the most part, the Bears have been in contention …

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Report of potential coaching change increases pressure to perform

November 25th, 2009 - 4:15 pm

The Bears have a lot more riding on Sunday afternoon’s game against the division rival Minnesota Vikings than pride, and I’m not talking about the playoffs. Tuesday evening, Pro Football Weekly publisher and editor Hub Arkush reported on WSCR 670 …

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Ugly Bears loss means no schadenfreude in Packers loss

November 8th, 2009 - 3:38 pm

How disappointing is it that after witnessing our Bears get their butts kicked again, we can’t enjoy the Packers’ 38-28 loss to the previously winless Buccaneers? It’s not as if we can laugh at the Packers because they can laugh …

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