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[caption id="attachment_10296" align="alignleft" width="300"] Chicago Bears wide receiver Brandon Marshall (15) enjoys himself on the bench in the fourth quarter Sunday, Nov. 4, 2012 at LP Field. (Brian Cassella/Chicago Tribune)[/caption]
Coming off their seventh win of the season in Tennessee, the Chicago Bears have now won six straight games.
At 7-1 they have the same record as the 2006 Chicago Bears, who went on to represent the NFC in the Super Bowl that season.
They host the 7-1 Houston Texans this Sunday night, who currently sit on top the AFC South right now.
Led by QB Matt Schaub, RB Arian Foster and WR Andre Johnson this Texans' offense can really get things going in a hurry.
The Texans' defense allows the third fewest yards per game (286.1) and the fourth fewest points per game (17.1).
Led by DE J.J. Watt, this Texans' defense can scare as much as the Bears defense at times.
Watt has 10.5 sacks and 10 pass deflections so far...
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Jay Cutler and the Chicago Bears were up 7-0 against the Tennessee Titans backed up in their own end zone. Cutler dropped back into the end zone where he threw an amazing pass that happened to be tipped by a Titan defensive back. The defensive back tipped it right to Matt Forte, the Chicago Bear running back, who than made the first town. Everything seemed to be all right for the...
The Chicago Bears breezed through the first half of their schedule. Now, it's time to buckle down.
The Bears are in good shape at the moment leading the NFC North at 7-1, but the schedule is about to take a tougher turn.
Houston visits Sunday night in a matchup of two of the league's best teams, and then comes a game at San Francisco next week.
To that, coach Lovie Smith...
This is the second part of our SOTT Mid Season Report card and we will run through every position group for the Houston Texans. We focus on the defensive line in this post and give our thoughts on the position group.
The Defensive Line Grades
Shaun Cody: We have been big fans of Cody since his position change in 2011 when he became the starting nose tackle for the defense...
Lovie Smith took to the podium after the Bears defeated the Tennessee Titans to talk about the win and the progress the team has made after the first half of the season.
BEARS HEAD COACH LOVIE SMITH
Great job by our team, you can start with that. We can talk about a lot of things, and I know Charles Tillman was in here earlier. For...
Brian Urlacher became the latest Chicago defender to return an interception for a touchdown and Jay Cutler threw three TD passes to Brandon Marshall as the Bears routed the Tennessee Titans 51-20 on Sunday.
Cornerback Charles Tillman forced four fumbles and Chicago created five turnovers while winning its sixth in a row.
The Bears (7-1) scored a franchise-record 28 points in the...
The Chicago Bears met the NFLs version of the Bad News Bears on Sunday at LP Field, and the result left Bud Adams anything but amused.
The Titans owner said hes upset with the direction of his team in the wake of its 51-20 loss to the Bears, and he made it clear no ones job is safe if things dont improve.
In my 50 years of owning an NFL franchise, I am at a loss to...
Texans running back Ben Tate is inactive for Sunday's game against Buffalo with a hamstring injury.
Tate, the Texans' second-leading rusher behind Arian Foster, sat out practice all week. He also sat out Houston's 23-17 win over the New York Jets on Oct. 8 with a right big toe injury.
The other inactives for Houston include cornerbacks Roc Carmichael and Brandon Harris...
The Chicago Bears rode a franchise-record 28 point first quarter en route to a 51-20 dismantling of the Tennessee Titans Sunday afternoon at LP Field in Nashville. All three phases-offense, defense, and special teams scored as the opportunistic Bears defense once again forced five turnovers. Corneback Charles Tillman forced four fumbles and had a team-high nine tackles while linebacker Brian [...]
HOUSTON (AP) -- The Houston Texans are doing quite well without Mario Williams.
Matt Schaub threw two touchdown passes, Arian Foster ran for 111 yards against Buffalo's NFL-worst rush defense and the Texans beat the Bills and their former No. 1 draft pick 21-9 on Sunday.
Andre Johnson caught eight passes for 118 yards and Foster scored for the fifth straight game for the Texans...
Here are five things we can take away from this week's game:The Texans Can Win DirtyThe Bills hung around way too long in a game they should have been crushed in. A lot of credit goes to Buffalo, but most goes to the Texans offense who came out very flat. In the end they were able to string some yards together and win by a wide margin and that is what good teams do-- stay in...
The inactives are out for today's game at LP Field between the Titans and the Bears, and here they are.
CHICAGO BEARS: TE Brody Eldridge, WR Alshon Jeffery, DT Amobi Okoye, DE Chet Ozougwu, WR Dane Sanzenbacher, DT Matt Toeaina, OL Edwin Williams
TENNESSEE TITANS: LB Patrick Bailey, DT DaJohn Harris, G Leroy Harris, WR Lavelle Hawkins, QB Jake Locker, OT Byron Stingily...
The Bills enter Week 9 at 3-4 and facing the Houston Texans, arguably the best team in the AFC. Before we get to this week’s questions here are our updated standings:
Rob Quinn: 8-2
Brandon Hess: 19-11
Ryan Talbot: 23-12
Michael Bundt: 21-14
Mike Straw: 15-10
1. Houston has not given up a run of 20 yards this year. Will C.J. Spiller or Fred Jackson be the first to do so...