Posts Tagged ‘Chicago Bears’

Coaches Show: Week 11 analysis

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

Warner: ‘No question’ I’m retired

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.

Three and out: Vikes’ Peterson has high ankle sprain

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.

‘Playbook’ mailbag: How do you cover “Megatron?”

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.

Fantasy Faux Pas Monday: Rhymes with pick

This week, Michael Vick and his struggles were top of mind for many fantasy owners on Fantasy Faux Pas Monday.

First and 10: We’re halfway home

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.

Cover Two Podcast: Which are legit playoff teams?

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.

Playbook: Wide-9s and Double-3s

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.

Bears did it once, but can they beat Vick again?

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.

Bears’ multiple negotiations complicate Forte deal

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.

First and 10: Tebow the hero

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.

First and 10: Get those ballots in

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.

Don’t let London game put you in fantasy fog

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.

Data Points: Forte the Bears’ the foundation

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.”

First and 10: The sweetest thing

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.

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