Found October 07, 2012 on Bears Claws:
TEAMS: Chicago Bears
Fresh from a convincing win in Dallas on Monday night, the Chicago Bears try to guard against complacency when they travel to Jacksonville Sunday to face the struggling Jaguars (1-3).  With a victory, the Bears (3-1) can head into their bye week with confidence and no worse than a first place tie in the NFC North with Minnesota. The Bears [...]

Jay Cutler: A Rex Grossman with an ego

Chicago Bears Jay Cutler has been hard to pinpoint what is wrong with him or define what type of quarterback he is. Cutler is inconsistent and quite frankly plays poorly in the worst situations. Cutler had one 4,000 yard season and everyone just believes the Bears are one year away from getting to that milestone. One more year and Cutler will finally be ‘Elite’ as everyone say...

Report: Alshon Jeffery has broken hand

Despite originally thinking his hand injury was not that “serious” Bears wide receiver found out today his hand was broken (Credit: AP Photo)Bears rookie wide receiver Alshon Jeffery did not think his hand injury was that serious.Looks like Jeffery was wrong about his hand.Jeff Dickerson of reports that Jeffery suffered a fracture in his right hand in Sunday’s...

Turning takeaways into TDs is part of Bears' philosophy

During the Chicago Bears' three-game winning streak, the defense has allowed just two touchdowns. But that's not even half the story of what has become one of the NFL's most dominating units. During those same three games, the defense has scored five touchdowns, just one fewer than the Chicago offense has produced in that span. Taking the ball away and then taking...

Chicago Bears Fan Gets His Throat Slashed in Jacksonville Bar

  The Associated Press is reporting that Chicago Bears fan William Christopher Pettry from Lake Villa, IL was killed over the weekend at Fionn MacCool’s, an Irish-themed restaurant at The Jacksonville Landing. Pettry’s cousin, Quincy Asbury Jr., told The Chicago Tribune that Pettry flew to Florida on Friday to go to the Bears-Jaguars game. A

Chicago Bears Fan Killed in Jacksonville at Bar

Here are the sad details of the incident from the Chicago Tribune.The man accused of killing a Bears fan in a Jacksonville, Fla. restaurant and bar “coldbloodedly” cut William Pettry’s(right) throat after seeing Pettry talking to his wife, police said today.Matthew Hinson (left), 27, “became jealous, enraged, whatever you want to call it and approached our victim...

Film Room Breakdown: The Tillman Pick-6

With a little extra time with the bye week, I was going to study several different spots in the Chicago game with the coach's film and discuss the finer points of the Xs and Os scenarios before we move on to the Baltimore Ravens. I am guessing that the team is taking quite the opposite approach since they obviously need to focus on only what they can control - looking forward...

Chicago Bears WR Alshon Jeffrey out 4-6 weeks

Chicago Bears receiver Alshon Jeffery suffered a fracture in his right hand during Sunday’s 41-3 win over the Jacksonville Jaguars. He currently has his hand in a cast, and will miss 4-6 weeks.Chicago Sun Times Bears and NFL columnist tweeted this moments agoSean Jensen ?@seankjensen #Bears rookie WR Alshon Jeffery could miss 4-6 weeks with a fracture in his right hand, according...

Matt Forte Takes Care of Business vs. Jaguars

Bears running back Matt Forte rushed for 107 yards on 22 carries, while Michael Bush only had four carries Sunday against the Jaguars.Fantasy Spin:Fantasy owners can start Forte with confidence going forward ... except next week when the Bears have a bye.

Bears' defense keeps racking up points

How's this for an oddity? Charles Tillman and Lance Briggs have more touchdown catches than Calvin Johnson and as many as Larry Fitzgerald and Reggie Wayne. Well, sort of. Tillman and Briggs actually have two interception returns for touchdowns, and the Chicago Bears' defense has been racking up points of late at a rate that would make any high-powered offense envious...

Blaine Gabbert, Jaguars crushed by Bears

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) -- The Chicago Bears are turning their defense into a scoring offense. Charles Tillman and Lance Briggs returned interceptions for touchdowns -- their second in six days -- and the Bears used stifling defense to overwhelm the Jacksonville Jaguars 41-3 Sunday. The Bears (4-1) scored 38 unanswered points, including 35 in the second half, to win their third...

Chicago Bears Maul Jacksonville Jaguars, 41-3

Although it was a tale of two halves in Jacksonville Sunday afternoon the Chicago Bears ultimately mauled the Jaguars, 41-3. Both team's first half offensive performances left a lot to be desired as they went into the locker room knotted at 3-3. However, prompted by normally soft spoken coach Lovie Smith's half time rant the Bears came out rejuvenated in the second half...

Alshon Jeffery To Miss 4-6 Weeks

Chicago receiver Alshon Jeffery will need 4-to-6 weeks to recover from the broken hand he suffered Sunday against Jacksonville.Fantasy Spin:Jeffery has seen the second-most targets on the team through five games, though Brandon Marshall is still far and away the team's top receiver. Look for Kellen Davis and Devin Hester to see more opportunities in Jeffery's absence.

Chicago Bears vs. Jacksonville Jaguars: 5 Things We Learned

The Jacksonville Jaguars hosted the Chicago Bears. Filled with hope and anticipation, the Jaguars went into halftime with the improbable score of 3-3. And then the second half happened.Lessons learned:1. At halftime the score was tied 3-3...The Jaguars stood toe-to-toe with the Bears for one half of the game. Sure, neither team scored a touchdown in the first half, but the Jaguars...
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