Think the Bears’ playoff chances are done without Jay Cutler? Can the same be said about the Texans without Matt Schaub? Not according to Brian Billick and Jim Mora. Hear what the coaches have to say about those teams’ chances going forward, as well as other hot topics around the league in this week’s podcast. Subscribe to Podcast on iTunes
Posts Tagged ‘Chicago Bears’
For all the Bears fans who buying into the rumors that Kurt Warner is going to come walking through that door and save the season … well, it’s not going to happen.
With Adrian Peterson, Jay Cutler and Michael Vick all hurting, fantasy owners could be missing key pieces for the stretch run of the fantasy regular season.
Fantasy owners across the nation mourned Sunday, along with every Lions fan, because Calvin Johnson failed to score a touchdown or reach 100 yards receiving.
Posted: Monday, November 14th, 2011 | NFL.com Staff Tags: Fantasy Faux Pas, A.J. Green, Brandon Lloyd, Chicago Bears, Chris Johnson, Denarius Moore, Jacoby Ford, Laurent Robinson, Michael Vick, Roddy White, Roy Helu, Steve Smith, Tom Brady, Willis McGahee
This week, Michael Vick and his struggles were top of mind for many fantasy owners on Fantasy Faux Pas Monday.
Posted: Wednesday, November 9th, 2011 | NFL.com Staff Tags: First and 10, Al Davis, Baltimore Ravens, Chicago Bears, Dave Dameshek, Derrick Mason, Drew Brees, Jason La Canfora, Joe Paterno, Michael Fabiano, New England Patriots, NFL Films, Penn State, Philadelphia Eagles, Ronde Barber, Steve Wyche
Time flies when you’re having fun, and the 2011 NFL regular season is already half over. With that in mind, we asked eight NFL.com and NFL Network analysts for their award winners at the halfway point and revised predictions for the postseason, and the results are in.
In conjunction with NFL.com’s midseason awards and projections this week, the podcast looked heavily at what teams have a realistic shot at the playoffs — like Chicago — and what teams are on greased skids to start getting heavily into draft preparation.
There has been much commotion this season about a “new” phenomenon, commonly referred to as “Wide-9” defensive ends. What hasn’t been mentioned much this year, but has been equally on the rise this year, is the ‘Double 3-technique’ alignment.
For the second straight year, we’ve got ourselves a midseason Bears-Eagles matchup with plenty on the line. And for the second straight year, we’ve got the same predominant storyline surrounding Monday night’s game at Lincoln Financial Field.
Chicago RB Matt Forte remains unsigned past this season. NFL Network’s Michael Lombardi explained Sunday on “NFL GameDay Morning” some of the potential hurdles the Bears brass might have to leap in order to look up their young star.
Posted: Monday, October 24th, 2011 | NFL.com Staff Tags: First and 10, Arian Foster, Carson Palmer, Chicago Bears, Cliff Avril, Jeff Darlington, Matt Ryan, Matthew Stafford, Ndamukong Suh, New York Jets, NFL Network, Oakland Raiders, San Diego Chargers, Stephen J. Dubner, Tampa Bay Buccaneers, Tim Tebow
The Tim Tebow era got off to a memorable start in Miami Sunday, where the former Florida Gator looked terrible for three and a half quarters before rallying the Broncos to turn a 15-0 deficit with 2:39 left into an 18-15 overtime win.
Posted: Friday, October 21st, 2011 | NFL.com Staff Tags: First and 10, Albert Breer, Bradie James, Cam Newton, Chicago Bears, Dallas Cowboys, Jason Garrett, Jeff Darlington, Michael Fabiano, NFL Network, Rich Eisen, Ryan Mathews, Tim Tebow, Tony Romo
Friday is the last chance to have your say in who wins top honors for last weekend’s games by voting for the NFL’s Hardest Working Man award, the Rookie of the Week, Air & Ground Player of the Week, and Never Say Never Moment of the Week.
Let’s examine the games since the NFL began playing regular-season contests across the pond four years ago and see what we can glean for Sunday and going forward for future contests in England.
In honor of the Bears traveling across the pond this week to play the Buccaneers in London, let’s call this a “shephard’s pie chart.”
Posted: Thursday, October 13th, 2011 | NFL.com Staff Tags: First and 10, Calvin Johnson, Carson Palmer, Chicago Bears, Gil Brandt, Jason LaCanfora, Michael Fabiano, Michael Lombardi, Mike McCarthy, Pat Kirwan, Pete Carroll, Tim Hightower, Tony Romo, Walter Payton, Washington Redskins
Few players in the history of football are as universally beloved as the late Chicago Bears running back Walter Payton. Enjoy the legendary skills and grace of the man called “Sweetness” in the premiere of “A Football Life: Walter Payton” Thursday at 10 p.m. ET on NFL Network.