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Lance Briggs’ crucial mistake in the fourth was one of many mistakes on the way to a Bears’ loss Sunday
The Chicago Bears (3-2) fell to the unbeaten New Orleans Saints (5-0) 26-18 Sunday afternoon at Soldier Field. This was the Bears’ second straight loss, however they remained tied for first in the NFC North due to the Green Bay Packers beating the Detroit Lions 22-9.
Like last week against the Lions, the Bears allowed the Saints to get out to an early lead and were not able to overcome the deficit.
While the defense held the Saints to two first-quarter field goals, they allowed two touchdowns to end the second quarter and the Saints took a 20-7 lead into the locker room.A red flag that seems to rear its head more often than not these days is the fact they get going too late and allow the opposing team to get out to an early lead. While the defense held the Saints to two first-quarter field goals, they allowed two touchdowns to end the second quarter and the Saints took a 20-7 le...
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Julius Peppers has been MIA this year, and I don’t mean Miami. Peppers has been so ineffective and non-existent in the Chicago Bears defense that even the homers who masquerade as journalists on the local Fox affiliate called him out last night.
Yes, it’s been that bad for Julius Peppers this season. Fox obviously has broadcasting deals with the Bears: the game rights most of...
Bears head coach Mar Trestman told the media today that defensive tackle Nate Collins is done for the season after tearing his ACL on Sunday.
LM: Trestman confirms that DT Nate Collins has torn ACL and will miss rest of season.
— Chicago Bears (@ChicagoBears) October 7, 2013
Collins is the second defensive tackle to tear his ACL this season. They recently lost Henry Melton.
If there was one positive takeaway from the Bears' loss to the Saints on Sunday afternoon it's the emergence of Alshon Jeffery.
Jeffery finished the game with 10 receptions for 218 yards and a touchdown. He broke the Bears' previous all-time mark of 214 yards set by Harlon Hill in 1954 and became only the third player in franchise history with 200 receiving yards in...
Bears DT Henry Melton is scheduled to pay a visit to Dr. James Andrews on Thursday to repair his torn ACL.
#Bears DT Henry Melton will undergo surgery to repair torn ACL in left knee on Thursday in Florida. Dr. James Andrews will perform surgery.
— Brad Biggs (@BradBiggs) October 5, 2013
Melton is in great hands, there’s no better doctor out there than Andrews.
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Brandon Marshall expressed frustration following the Bears’ 26-18 loss to the Saints. “The frustration comes from when we’re not winning and the offense isn’t moving the ball. It has nothing to do [with] me. It’s about I want to win,” Marshall said via ESPN.com. “I’ve got a nice contract. I’ve been to Pro Bowls. I’ve made All-Pro. I want to win. Sometimes, the...
Brandon Marshall was focused on his own demeanor. He was judging himself by how he handled himself on the sideline Sunday against the New Orleans Saints.
And Marshall said he felt proud about how he composed himself during the Bears’ 26-18 loss at Soldier Field.
‘‘Sorry for patting myself on the back’’ Marshall said. ‘‘There’s not too much that I can hang my hat...
Bears wideout Alshon Jeffery had a career game Sunday against the Saints, catching 10 balls for 218 yards and a touchdown.Fantasy Spin:Jay Cutler targeted Jeffery 13 times, seven more than any other Bears player. Brandon Marshall has been blanketed by opposing defenses in recent weeks, but the emergence of Jeffery as a dangerous weapon should open things up for Marshall going forward.
Okay – I’m taking a break from putting together a heady, well-structured game recap to respond to this week’s game and the state of the Bears in general simply from the point of view of a fan, which I am first and foremost. The Bears are 3-2, and still tied atop the NFC North. They’ve lost two straight games by single digits to good teams. Jay Cutler is still en route to...
The New Orleans Saints and Chicago Bears will meet on Sunday. While the Saints (4-0) are looking to start the season 5-0, the Bears (3-1) are looking to rebound from a disappointing loss in Week 4.
With Sean Payton back on the sidelines the Saints have wiped away the troubles from 2012 while first-year Bears coach Marc Trestman has to Bears playing well.
Coverage of the game between...
The Bears are running very thin at the defensive tackle position. Coming into Sunday's game, the team had been forced to place Henry Melton on Injured Reserve. They will now also be without Stephen Paea, who missed practice all week with a toe injury. Without both Melton and Paea, the Bears defensive front will be a weakspot for the team. Nate Collins and Landon Cohen, both...
The Chicago Bears say defensive tackle Nate Collins will miss
the rest of the season because of a knee injury.
Chicago Bears players and coaches discuss today's 26-18 loss to the New Orleans Saints.
Join Bear Report publisher Jeremy Stoltz from the Soldier Field press box throughout today's NFC contest between the Chicago Bears and the New Orleans Saints.