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Chicago Bears @ Detroit Lions: Week 14 keys to the game

Will the Chicago Bears be able to sweep the Detroit Lions this season? The Lions are currently favored by a touchdown, but if the Bears follow these keys, they will earn the upset. The Chicago Bears earned their first victory since Halloween last Sunday. Unfortunately, the Bears don’t have the privilege of playing the 49ers […] Chicago Bears @ Detroit Lions: Week 14 keys to the...
Via Bears Goggles On
7 hours ago

Three Bears necessities to lay a broom on the Lions

If the Lions beat the Bears in Detroit, it'd be a recent rarity. No, not the Bears losing, but in this long series that reaches 175
Via CSN Chicago
11 hours ago

Chicago Bears at Detroit Lions: 2016 Week 14 NFL Pick

Chicago Bears (3-9) at Detroit Lions (8-4) The Lions are 8-4, but rank 22nd in first down rate differential. They’ve allowed 8 more first downs than they’ve gained and 3 more touchdowns than they’ve scored. Their 15-point win in New Orleans last week was easily their most impressive game of the season, but their other seven wins all came by a touchdown or less and all required...
Via The Football Fan Spot
13 hours ago

Chicago Bears: 5 Players to Watch in Week 14

The Week 14 matchup between the Chicago Bears and the Detroit Lions clearly won’t be a must-see game among the majority of football fans, and should be an easy game to predict. The Bears (3-9) are coming off of a victory, but overall are still struggling with inconsistent play and injuries. The only piece of […] Chicago Bears: 5 Players to Watch in Week 14 - Bear Goggles On ...
Via Bears Goggles On
1 day ago

Fox on importance of remaining divisional games

John Fox talks about the importance of the Bears' remaining divisional games.
Via CSN Chicago
1 day ago

SportsTalk Live: Time for Bears young players to shine?

Is it time for the Bears' young players to shine? The SportsTalk Live team debates.
Via CSN Chicago
1 day ago

Chicago Bears Biggest Draft Needs

Yes, the 2016 NFL season isn’t quite over yet but for the Bears, it pretty much looks like it is.  They aren’t going to make the playoffs.  What they are going to get is a pretty high pick in the draft.  With a pick that high, they need to do something valuable with it. There […] Chicago Bears Biggest Draft Needs - Bear Goggles On - Bear Goggles On - A Chicago Bears Fan...
Via Bears Goggles On
1 day ago

Matt Barkley expected to get a ‘good look’ over final four games

With Jay Cutler out for the rest of the season, new Chicago Bears starting quarterback Matt Barkley is expected to get a real chance to prove he belongs in the NFL. According to ESPN’s Adam Schefter and Chris Mortensen, the final four games of the 2016 NFL season will serve as a proving ground for the former USC star: Nobody has said anything publicly, but word is that Bears...
Via The Sports Daily
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Matt Barkley faces Lions in his first road start for Bears

LAKE FOREST, Ill. (AP) Chicago Bears quarterback Matt Barkley likened his return to playing football regularly with riding a bicycle. The ground beneath Barkley's tires becomes much rougher when he makes his first NFL road start Sunday at Detroit against the first-place Lions (8-4). ''It kind of was like riding a bike just to be honest,'' Barkley said about replacing injured Jay...
Via Associated Press
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Fangio says he plans to return for 3rd year running Bears' D

LAKE FOREST, Ill. (AP) Vic Fangio says he intends to return for a third year as Chicago Bears defensive coordinator. Fangio denied a report saying he might be out after the season because of philosophical differences with coach John Fox. Fangio said he wants to return next season. Asked if he expects to remain Chicago's defensive coordinator beyond this year, he said, ''I do.'...
Via Associated Press
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Intentional Grounding, Episode 70: Week 14 Bears, NFL Preview

Mark Carman sits in for Adam Hoge with Adam Jahns. They discuss the beginning of the Matt Barkley era and whether Barkley could be the starting quarterback next year. Are the Bears actually starting to build a foundation with Jordan Howard and Leonard Floyd? The futures of both Jay Cutler and John Fox are debated as well as how the Bears could benefit from their late season schedule...
Via WGN Radio
3 days ago

Report: John Fox will be back with Bears in 2017

The Chicago Bears have not been a good team since they brought in John Fox as head coach prior to the 2015 season, but it sounds like the organization is willing to give him one more shot. Mike Mulligan of the Chicago Tribune reports that Fox is expected to remain with the Bears in 2017, despite the team’s current 3-9 record after a 6-10 season last year. Fox is expected to make...
Via Larry Brown Sports
3 days ago  |  Discuss

What we learned from the Chicago Bears win over San Francisco

The Chicago Bears beat the San Francisco 49ers yesterday 26-6 at Soldier Field. This was a matchup between the two worst teams in the NFC. The snowy conditions further affected both offenses, which already have been struggling all season. Is there anything Chicago fans can take away from this victory? To tell you the truth, most Bears fans are probably upset that the Bears won. Bears...
Via isportsweb.com
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Bears officially place Jay Cutler on injured reserve

The Chicago Bears have officially placed quarterback Jay Cutler on injured reserve with a shoulder injury, possibly ending his career with the team. The Bears have officially placed QB Jay Cutler on IR, per league source. — Field Yates (@FieldYates) December 5, 2016 This shouldn’t come as too much of a surprise. It was noted earlier in December that Cutler would undergo...
Via Sportsnaut
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Bears gain confidence from rare win with young lineup

LAKE FOREST, Ill. (AP) Even if the Chicago Bears' future at quarterback is murky, their vision of the future at numerous other spots looks more clear. A nonfactor in the NFC North race, the Bears continue giving effort normally associated with teams in a playoff chase. Sunday's 26-6 victory over the San Francisco 49ers provided them with hope about their long-range future. It's...
Via Associated Press
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Could Matt Barkley be the Chicago Bears’ solution at quarterback?

OK, maybe I’m overreacting. After all, quarterback Matt Barkley has only played one game for the team – his first start of his entire career actually – and it was against the Titans, a good but not necessarily elite team. He also completed less than 50% of his passes and threw two interceptions. So why is he even a consideration for the position beyond this season? The Chicago...
Via isportsweb.com
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Former Bears lineman facing felony charges over child prisoner abuse

This is a depressing story, if you hadn’t figured that out from the headline. Johan Asiata played two games for the Chicago Bears back in 2010, and after knocking around the CFL and other leagues, became a prison guard. Asiata is now implicated as part of a ring of guards accused of systematic abuse of juvenile prisoners. Deadspin’s Lindsey Adler broke down the charges in a...
Via The Comeback
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Cutler's career with Bears 'likely over' after surgery

Chicago Bears head coach John Fox announced on Thursday that Jay Cutler will undergo season-ending shoulder surgery, and there is a sense that the quarterback may have played his last game with the team. ESPN’s Adam Schefter speculates that the Bears will not bring Cutler back next season. Jay Cutler will have surgery Saturday and go on IR. Season over and Bears career likely...
Via Larry Brown Sports
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Trevathan out for year with ruptured patellar tendon

The Chicago Bears have been bitten by the injury bug more than any team in the NFL this year, and they watched another starter go down for the season Sunday. Linebacker Danny Trevathan suffered a ruptured patellar tendon and is out for the year. John Fox confirms Danny Trevathan ruptured his patellar tendon in his right knee and will be moved to IR. — Chicago Bears (@ChicagoBears...
Via Sportsnaut
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Kyle Long tweets nasty photo of his ankle injury

Kyle Long suffered an ankle injury in the Chicago Bears’ loss to the Tampa Bay Buccaneers two weeks ago, and the offensive lineman will finally be going for surgery on his leg. Long, who is on injured reserve, shared this photo of his leg via Twitter Sunday. In his tweet, he also noted that he will have the surgery Monday: Getting this thing fixed tomorrow pic.twitter.com/gjG3b4xhYK...
Via Larry Brown Sports
13 days ago  |  Discuss
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