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Chicago Bears: A Campaign For Matt Forte As NFL MVP

Yes, typically quarterbacks on winning teams with the NFL MVP award, but stop for a second and consider where the Chicago Bears would be without Matt Forte.  For the season the offense has gained a total of 3,812 yards from scrimmage with 30 total touchdowns.  That is good enough for 15th overall in the league. Forte has accounted for 1,420 yards and eight touchdowns.  Doing the...
Via Sports Mockery
10 hours ago  |  Discuss

Chicago Bears knock off former coach Lovie Smith and the Bucs in a tale of two halves

Although it’s the Chicago Bears offense with a multitude of talent at the skill positions, Mel Tucker’s defense has proven to carry the load in every win this season. The Bears won their second consecutive game Sunday against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers 21-13 to advance to 5-6. While the first half may have been the worst offensive half of football in franchise history considering...
Via isportsweb.com
11 hours ago  |  Discuss

Bears rookie Kyle Fuller has a minor MCL sprain

Chicago Bears cornerback Kyle Fuller left the game against Tampa Bay Buccaneers earlier today with a knee injury. Well, according to Ian Rapoport the Bears rookie will not miss much time. @RapSheet: Sounds like the knee injury that knocked #Bears CB Kyle Fuller out is a minor one. Should miss minimal-to-no time. Fuller has a […] The post Bears rookie Kyle Fuller has a minor MCL...
Via NFL Draft Diamonds
11 hours ago  |  Discuss

Instant Analysis: Chicago Bears rally to beat Bucs in Lovie’s return

The Chicago Bears (5-6) used a second-half rally to defeat the Tampa Bay Buccaneers (2-9) 21-13. The win keeps the Bears alive, and they enter a key stretch of games against teams they need to beat to gain significant ground in the playoff race — the Detroit Lions (twice), the Dallas Cowboys. and the New Orleans Saints. They would still need things to fall their way, but winning...
Via isportsweb.com
14 hours ago  |  Discuss

Bears overcome sluggish start to subdue Bucs

Spurred by an active defense that forced four Tampa turnovers, the Chicago Bears scored 21 third quarter points and ruined the “homecoming” of former coach Lovie Smith and QB Josh McCown with a 21-13 win at rainy Soldier Field Sunday afternoon. Matt Forte’s two touchdown runs and a short Jay Cutler to Alshon Jeffery touchdown throw were the only points the Bears [...]
Via Bears Claws
15 hours ago  |  Discuss

Jay Cutler’s Wife Takes To Twitter To Silence The Trolls

One thing we will never understand is why some Twitter trolls feel the need to verbally attack family members of athletes who they deem to be underperforming. Jay Cutler and the Bears were shut out at home during the first half against the Bucs on Sunday, and some unruly fans started to go in on Article found on: Next Impulse Sports
Via Next Impulse Sports
17 hours ago  |  Discuss

Jay Cutler Isn’t Very Happy With The Bears’ Performance Against The Bucs

Jay Cutler is getting slaughtered today by the Bucs’ front four, getting sacked three times on one drive, one of which resulted in a fumble. This is not good pass protection: On the Bears’ next possession, Cutler’s third down pass was batted at the line of scrimmage and Soldier Field erupted into a chorus of Article found on: Next Impulse Sports
Via Next Impulse Sports
19 hours ago  |  Discuss

VIDEO: Chris Conte picks off former Chicago Bears quarterback Josh McCown

At last we have it: living proof that Chicago Bears safety Chris Conte is not the most useless defensive back on the planet. Halfway through the first quarter of today’s game against Lovie Smith‘s Tampa Bay Buccaneers, Conte picked off former Bears quarterback Josh McCown. Have a look: Looks good, right? The bad news is the Bucs lead 7-0. If the Bears can’t beat Tampa at home...
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20 hours ago  |  Discuss

Bears Injury Report: Alshon Jeffrey, Brandon Marshall, Jordan Mills

Chicago Bears wide receivers Alshon Jeffery and Brandon Marshall have been on the injury report this week, but both are expected to play.  Offensive tackle Jordan Mills is questionable.#459079752 / gettyimages.comThe Bears injury report lists Marshall and Jeffery as probably today, despite both missing practice on Wednesday.  Marshall was a limited participant on Thursday and Friday...
Via Sports Injury Alert
23 hours ago  |  Discuss

Chicago Bears: Five keys to defeating the Tampa Bay Buccaneers in week 12

The Chicago Bears(4-6) welcome back a familiar face in Lovie Smith as he leads his Tampa Bay Buccaneers (2-8) into Soldier Field Sunday afternoon. Both teams are technically still in the playoff race and the Bears will look to spoil Smith’s return to Chicago, so there is a lot on the line in this matchup. Getting their second home win would put some more air into their barely...
Via isportsweb.com
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Tampa Bay Buccaneers at Chicago Bears: 2014 Week 12 NFL Pick

Tampa Bay Buccaneers (2-8) at Chicago Bears (4-6) The Bears have a much tougher game next week against the Lions in Detroit in just 4 days on Thanksgiving after this game against the Buccaneers. Favorites of 6 or more (which the Bears are here) are just 46-80 ATS before being underdogs of 6 or more (the early line is 7) since 2002, while favorites are 36-58 ATS before Thursday Night...
Via The Football Fan Spot
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Day of love; can Bears make it two in a row?

Heading into a reunion Sunday with former head coach Lovie Smith, the Chicago Bears are more worried about their own play rather than renewing old acquaintances. At 4-6, the Bears can ill afford a home loss to the struggling Bucs (3-7) if they harbor any hopes of remaining in the NFC playoff picture. While much of the week was spent [...]
Via Bears Claws
1 day ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Robbie Gould, TD Ameritrade and the rollover spike

Watch @RobbieGould09 introduce you to the latest craze: The Rollover Spike #YouGotThishttps://t.co/KpXylqZwan — TD Ameritrade (@TDAmeritrade) November 21, 2014 Chicago Bears kicker Robbie Gould has a major role in a TD Ameritrade commercial. Gould is tasked with teaching football fans everywhere the proper way to do the rollover spike. At the end of the commercial, Gould can be...
Via Down and Distance
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Chicago Bears bold predictions, NFL coaches who will be fired, Stafford’s fine GF

We’re essentially two-thirds of the way through the NFL season (nooooooo) and we know who the contenders are and who’s now focused on where they’ll pick in the draft. Below you’ll find the best cover32 columns from this past week to catch you up on anything you might have missed. Soak up Week 12! National Columns • Power Rankings: How all 32 teams in the NFL stack up after...
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1 day ago  |  Discuss

Chicago Bears fans will be steamed if these Week 12 bold predictions come true

Anyone can pick games. Whether selecting winners or making guesses against the spread, it’s essentially an exercise in flipping a coin. But providing some specifics about what’s going to happen in a game, detailing how things are going to play out, takes some thought, imagination and guts. And it actually provides some insight into what’s going to transpire on Sunday and Monday...
Via cover32 - Bears
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Bears considered benching Jay Cutler

Via Sports Mockery
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Lovie returns to Bears den

Marking his first appearance at Soldier Field since December of 2012, former Chicago Bears head coach Lovie Smith discussed his feelings in a Wednesday conference call with reporters. Asked to reflect on his time with the Bears, Smith offered this perspective: “A dream come true. Everything that you thought (it was), was kinda how it turned out being for me. [...]
Via Bears Claws
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Chicago Bears sign Marc Mariani

Lake Forest, IL (SportsNetwork.com) - The Chicago Bears signed return man Marc Mariani to a two-year contract on Tuesday. Mariani averaged 24.8...
Via Athlon Sports
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Marc Trestman Is Becoming More Like Lovie Smith

The irony cannot be lost on anybody that as Marc Trestman prepares to face the man he replaced in Lovie Smith, he’s starting to mimic the former Chicago Bears head coach.  The transformation has caught a lot of people, the media in particular by surprise.  Several writers have noticed it over the past couple weeks, coincidentally coinciding with the teams’ horrid three-game...
Via Sports Mockery
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Brandon Marshall's mom defends WR's fight offer tweet

Brandon Marshall’s mother was “honored” after his son came to her defense on Twitter and offered a Detroit Lions fan $25,000 to get into the ring with him. But the wide receiver’s employer felt a little bit differently about the back-and-forth on the social media website. The Bears wideout’s mom, Diane, told TMZ Sports she thought Marshall’s offer was “very sweet”...
Via NESN.com
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Brandon Marshall’s Twitter antics are giving the Bears another distraction

Calling the 2014 season a mess for the Chicago Bears may be an understatement. The team is 3-6, is coming off of back to back slaughters by the Patriots and Packers, and is simply falling apart. Naturally, it’s not enough for the team to be struggling on the field. Brandon Marshall has caused a dust-up this week by proposing to fight a Twitter troll for $25,000. "@AnthonyGKalla...
Via Awful Announcing
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Brady Poppinga: Reason For Chicago Bears’ Struggles Starts At GM

To put it mildly, the Chicago Bears are going through some tough times this year. They haven’t won a home game in 2014 and have allowed over 100 points in their last two road games against the New England Patriots and Green Bay Packers. Despite having offensive weapons like Matt Forte, Brandon Marshall and Martellus Bennett, the team is struggling to win games because of their...
Via NESN.com
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Da Bears Da Bacle: What's wrong with Chicago?

Following Sunday's embarrassing loss to the Green Bay Packers on national TV, the Chicago Bears stooped to levels of ineptitude not seen in Halas Hall in over a decade. For the Bears' offense, there are no excuses. They have a dream-team of offensive personnel—a quarterback in Jay Cutler that can make all the throws and multiple weapons at his disposal; including Brandon...
Via Football By Football
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Brandon Marshall offers Twitter heckler $25,000 to fight him

The Chicago Bears' 2014 campaign hasn't turned out the way the team hoped it would. The (3-6) squad isn't playing anywhere near its potential—given the plethora of talent on its roster—and there's been talk of dissension off the field between players and coaches. Wide receiver Brandon Marshall has been quite outspoken about the state of the team. And now,...
Via The Sports Daily
10 days ago  |  Discuss
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