Monthly Archives: December 2011

A Lament for Fans Everywhere and Other Points of View

Bears Mark Potash at the Chicago Sun-Times thinks a Bears victory against the Vikings can carry over into next season.  I’ll buy it. Although many will wonder what the Bears have to play for, ESPN‘s NFC North blogger Kevin Seifert points … Continue reading

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Game Comments: Bears at Packers 12/25/11

Defense The Packers started with seven in the box  against the run.  I think a lot of these teams want to just try to stop the Bears without bringing that extra guy down.  They don’t want to just give up … Continue reading

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The Bottom Line on the Bears Problems and Other Points of View

Bears Dan Pompei at the Chicago Tribune when asked if a veteran quarterback could have prevented Marion Barber‘s mistakes against the Chiefs and Broncos: “It is possible a veteran quarterback might have been able to prevent Barber from committing his … Continue reading

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Quick Game Comments: Seahawks at Bears

Offense The Seahawks opened with seven in the box against run personnel. They did that a lot for most of the game. The Bears came out running Marion Barber into the line. Kahlil Bell followed on about the third series … Continue reading

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Top 10 Things You Can Do with 1000 pounds of Marijuana and Other Points of View

Bears Mark Potash on former Bears wide receiver Sam Hurd: “I’ve never met an athlete who was more happy to be alive. ‘There’s no way you can always be as happy as you look,’ I would tell him.   And … Continue reading

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Game Comments: Bears at Broncos

Defense Daryl Johnston made the excellent point that the Bears needed to keep Tim Tebow from rolling to his left. They had only limited success. It was very evident that the Bears were determined to limit the run. Lots of … Continue reading

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Charles Barkley Begs for Sanity and Other Points of View

Bears Mark Potash at the Chicago Sun-Times thinks the Bears need something “to get their attention” to get them out of their funk.  I’m not sure what that it, exactly, and I don’t think he is either. The Bears believe they have just … Continue reading

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Game Comments: Chiefs at Bears

Defense The Chiefs came out running against the Bears defense with a couple short passes. This was apparently to take the pressure off of KC quarterback Tyler Palko. They were probably also anticipating a defensive game with Caleb Hanie at … Continue reading

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