Found December 12, 2011 on NBC Chicago:
Good morning and welcome to Bear Bites, your rundown of Bears news. Today, the news is not pleasant: the defense isn't buying the hype, Izzy thinks one blocked FG wasn't enough, Hanie didn't mess up, Barber helped the Broncos comeback, and more Bears news. The defense is still not buying into Tebow-mania. (ESPN Chicago) Israel Idonije is kicking himself for not blocking the Broncos game-winning field goal. (Chicago Tribune) Caleb Hanie avoided any major mistakes on Sunday, which is a low bar to hurdle. (Chicago Sun-Times) Tim Tebow will be credited with the comeback, but he couldn't have done it without help from Marion Barber. (Chicago Tribune) Hanie was named one of the weekend's most valuable players for being a good teammate ... (Shutdown Corner) ... while Barber made the least valuable list. (Shutdown Corner) Rumors of Mike Martz leaving are dying down. (ESPN Chicago) Follow Grizzly Detail on Twitter.

God: Tebow > Marion Barber

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Bears try to take heat off Marion Barber

When New York Jets quarterback Mark Sanchez called a timeout that eventually gave New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady enough time to engineer a touchdown drive at the end of the first half of the Patriots’ 37-16 victory last month, Jets coach Rex Ryan called Sanchez’s timeout ‘‘the stupidest...

Late mistakes cost Bears in 13-10 OT loss

Marion Barber's two late blunders opened the door for another Tim Tebow comeback.

Grading the Bears vs. Broncos

Quarterback: C The Bears round a winning formula for Caleb Hanie — don’t let him do too much. Hanie was 9-of-15 of 76 yards, but no interceptions. Running backs: B Marion Barber (27 carries, 108 yards, 1 TD) and Kahlil Bell (9-40) filled Matt Forte’s shoes. But Barber had two miscues at the end...

Matt Prater named AFC special-teams player of the week

Contrary to popular belief, Tim Tebow didn’t force Marion Barber to run out of bounds late in regulation.  Likewise, Tebow didn’t cause Barber to fumble in overtime. Tebow also didn’t kick a 59-yard field goal to force overtime.  Or a 51-yard field goal to win the game. Instead, Matt Prater made those kicks. And Prater…

Smith says Hanie made progress

Although he lost his third consecutive start Sunday, Bears quarterback Caleb Hanie is headed in the right direction, coach Lovie Smith said. ‘‘I think it was a step forward,’’ Smith said, pointing to Hanie’s numbers. Hanie was 12-for-19 for 115 yards with no touchdowns and, more important...

The Giants and the NFL after Week 14

Some thoughts to finish up this past weekend..1) The Sunday night win was sweet, but let's remember that Dallas was very generous to our team's cause.  Is the NFC East making us better or simply camouflaging our own shortcomings?  Here is a recommended read back from 2008 that the NY Times picked up. 2) That was dizzying, how many games went wild down to the end...

Margin for error in the NFL is razor thin

  Usually I like to stick to my own thoughts and insight without having to directly address crap put out by the media talking heads here in Chicago, but in the case of Mike Mulligan's article I have to respond. In Mulligan's article he simply asserts that the Bears' 53-man roster is flawed from top to bottom full of has been players or never will be players or...
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