Tag Archives: Philadelphia Eagles

Bears-Jaguars preview: Do the Bears have a capable backup running back?

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 [...]

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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-Jaguars preview: Can Zach Miller have an encore performance?

August 14th, 2014 - 4:00 pm

With Bears starting tight end Martellus Bennett suspended and off the grid, the Bears turned to backup Zach Miller last week against the Philadelphia Eagles. Miller turned in one of the best performances of the first week of the preseason [...]

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Bears-Jaguars preview: Cleaner special teams a must

August 14th, 2014 - 3:30 pm

If NFL team units were a family, think of special teams as the little brother to the twin brothers of offense and defense. They often get left out and don’t pull as much weight as their more prominent siblings. But [...]

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Bears-Jaguars preview: McClellin, Bostic need to show progress

August 14th, 2014 - 2:30 pm

The “Release Shea McClellin” bandwagon seems to be gaining passengers at a rapid pace, but don’t expect to see general manager Phil Emery or head coach Marc Trestman aboard anytime soon. I’ll admit, I’ve been as discouraged as most that [...]

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Post-Wild Card prediction: Packers will beat Bears in NFC conference championship

January 10th, 2011 - 1:48 pm

One of my favorite expressions is, “be careful what you wish for.” It’s just as effective as, “I told you so,” but not as condescending, and usually the former is stated beforehand and the latter is stated after the fact. [...]

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No green and gold cheering from me

January 9th, 2011 - 10:48 am

Exchanging texts with my brother Saturday night following the Seahawks’ 41-36 upset victory over the defending Super Bowl champion Saints, he mentioned how his rooting interests have changed for Sunday’s NFC Wild Card matchup between the Eagles and Packers. He [...]

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Analyzing the Bears’ potential divisional round opponents

January 5th, 2011 - 11:31 am

Due to the NFL’s scheduling rules which ensure that the No. 1 seed in a conference will play the worst seed in the divisional round of the playoffs, the No. 2 Bears have three potential opponents from this week’s wild [...]

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Monday Morning Quarterback: Bears-Eagles (11.28.10)

November 29th, 2010 - 9:30 am

On a day when Fox NFL Sunday’s Terry Bradshaw unveiled his list of Top 10 quarterbacks under the age of 30 and did not include Jay Cutler — and yet the list featured the woefully bad Mark Sanchez and the [...]

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Game Breakdown: Eagles at Bears (11.28.10)

November 27th, 2010 - 12:20 pm

Bears offense vs. Eagles defense Since the bye week, the Bears have called 108 run plays out of 204 plays from scrimmage. That’s a 52-48 run-to-pass ratio. The offense can’t get much more balanced than that and major credit needs [...]

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