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Tim Jennings is likely out for Sunday's game in Minnesota and starting in his place will be veteran corner Kelvin Hayden. Jennings' shoulder injury is not considered to be serious, and could keep him out for one or two games. Jennings has eight interceptions on the season and is tied for the lead with 19 pass breakups on the season.
While Hayden is a tested corner, he has been struggling as of late. Hayden has looked like he may be past his prime being frequently burned in coverage. Against the 49ers Hayden was burned for a big gainer by slot receiver Kyle Williams. Hayden replicated that moment in the Seahawks game again getting burned for a big play.
In the 49ers game Hayden was covering Williams in the Bears' base Cover-2 scheme, playing a little off compared to Jennings and Tillman who were up in press coverage.
The safeties are aligned 12 yards off the line of scrimmage, Urlacher bites on the play action giving the TE a free release d...
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It would be hard to see Brian Urlacher in another uniform other than the Chicago Bears. However, the All-Pro linebacker isn’t sure if Chicago will resign him. If not, Urlacher says he would be sad, but not crushed.
“I do not think that’s going to happen,” Urlacher told FOX 32 News in Chicago. “But, if it does, I have had a really good and long career so I would be sad...
Chicago Bears linebacker Brian Urlacher is being fined for the second time in two weeks for horse collar tackles. Urlacher was penalized $15,750 just a week ago for his horse collar take down of Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson.
This time, Vaughn McClure of the Chicago Tribune has reported that Urlacher is being fined $21,000 for taking down Seattle Seahawks RB Leon...
Kelvin Hayden will get the start at cornerback in place for injured Tim Jennings when the Chicago Bears travel to Minnesota Sunday to face the Vikings. Jennings was hurt late in the Bears overtime loss to Seattle. In his place steps the veteran Hayden, who has played the nickel back role for much of the season. Hayden’s experienced in the [...]
Last NFL season I began writing my “Jay Cutler Dominates” column. Of all my three years on MSF it’s been the column I’ve most enjoyed writing.
I like making people laugh, and one of my favorite means of doing that is through satire. Satire is a lot of fun because, if done right, you can get people to not even realize they’re being duped. I love that.
When I was writing...
The Chicago Bears' defense is finding it difficult to close out games and showing signs of some real wear and tear.
Playing without injured linebacker Brian Urlacher and with several other lineup changes, the Bears will have to find a way to turn it around Sunday against a Minnesota Vikings offense that can run opponents into the ground behind Adrian Peterson. A win would also...
Chicago Bears MLB Brian Urlacher was slapped with a $21,000 fine, his second in consecutive weeks by the NFL for a horse-collar tackle during the Bears 23-17 overtime loss to Seattle. The fine was levied after Urlacher tackled Seahawks running back Leon Washington. Last week, the league fined Urlacher $15,750 for a tackle on Minnesota’s Adrian Peterson. Urlacher plans to appeal...
Chicago's defense has caught the injury bug, the worst of which is Brian Urlacher, who could be done for the season. As a result, Jay Cutler says the offense must raise its level of play.
He's the latest in the long tradition of Chicago Bears middle linebackers. It started with Dick Butkus in the 60's and 70's. Mike Singletary continued it in the 80's and early 90's. And since the beginning of the new milennium, it's been Brian Urlacher. But with an injury to his hamstring, he could [...]
We review what went wrong in last week's contest against the Seahawks. We also discuss Brian Urlacher's hamstring injury with Dr. Bob, The Sports Doctor, and break down Bears-Vikings with Tim Yotter of VikingUpdate.com.
The Vikings’ respect of Bears middle linebacker Brian Urlacher runs deep, and they expect his absence will affect Chicago’s defense. Vikings players spoke in glowing terms of Urlacher, who won’t play Sunday.
Last week: 6 (-2)
Net points per drive: 0.46 (8th)
DVOA: 22.2% (6th)
Weighted DVOA: 20.2% (6th)
RG Gabe Carimi: Did not allow a pressure on 33 pass block snaps, run blocked for 2 yards on 1 attempt
WR Brandon Marshall: Caught 10 passes for 165 yards on 12 attempts on 32 pass snaps, 3.2 YAC per catch, 1 drop
QB Jay Cutler: 17 of 26 for 232 yards and 2 touchdowns...
When the Chicago Bears (8-4) and Minnesota Vikings (6-6) meet in the Metrodome on Sunday afternoon, it will be the second time in three weeks that these two teams have faced off. In the Thanksgiving weekend matchup between the two teams Chicago walked out of Soldier Field with a 28-10 victory. However, this will be a much different Bears team that faced the Vikings two weeks ago...
Following their disappointing 23-17 overtime loss to the Seattle Seahawks, the Chicago Bears look to bounce back this Sunday against the Minnesota Vikings.
The Bears beat the Vikings 28-10 less than two weeks ago at Soldier Field but understand that the Metrodome in Minneapolis is a difficult place to play.
In order to stay notonly in the race for the NFC North, but also the Wild...