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This week Jeremy Stoltz of BearReport.com joined me to answer some questions about the Bears vs. Texans game. Six questions, six answers answering keys to a Bears victory over the 7-1 Houston Texans. Jeremy cohosts Bear Report Radio which usually appears on Friday mornings on both sites.
1. With the Texans such a strong running team and Major Wright a strong in the box run-stopping safety do the Bears play more single high safety to stop the run and trust Tillman and Jennings to slow down the passing game?
JS: Yes. Outside of Andre Johnson, the Texans don't pose much of a threat at wide receiver. Tight end Owen Daniels is second on the team in targets, catches and receiving yards, yet he's a game-time decision with a back injury. So the Bears should be able to leave one safety deep and use Charles Tillman one-on-one with Johnson on the outside. Houston's offense starts with running back Arian Foster. When he gets going on the ground, that opens up their dea...
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The (7-1) Chicago Bears face (7-1) Houston Texans in what should be a defensive battle. Here is the injury report:
Houston at Chicago (54%) There are reasons to like Chicago on their home field in a cold weather game. Cutler’s 4th quarter stats compare much more favourably to Schaub’s, but the Texans haven’t really been pressed, this week they will be. According to coldhardfootballfacts.com Chicago has the most ‘bendable’ defense …
After being criticized for congratulating Texans’ safety Daniel Manning while on the field Sunday night, the Bears linebacker told reporters he doesn’t care what people think.
Coach Lovie Smith says the Chicago Bears properly handled quarterback Jay Cutler's concussion on Sunday night.
Smith says trainers immediately examined Cutler during a replay review after he took a helmet-to-helmet hit from Houston's Tim Dobbins late in the second quarter of a 13-6 loss to the Texans.
He says Cutler showed no symptoms of a concussion immediately after the...
This was system failure, maybe system overload for the NFL. You get a big game like Sunday night, Houston at Chicago, and hope to see statements made, questions answered.
We got statements, all right. When Houston linebacker Tim Dobbins cheap-shotted Jay Cutler -- in the officials' opinion -- by going helmet-to-helmet after Cutler had thrown a pass, Dobbins was allowed to stay...
CHICAGO (AP) -- Bears star cornerback Charles Tillman is active for Sunday's game against Houston, while Texans tight end Owen Daniels is out because of a back injury.
There was some question about Tillman's status after he told a Chicago radio station he might not be available because his wife, Jackie, is due to give birth to a girl -- the couple's fourth child. He...
Two of the NFL’s best teams will clash on Sunday Night Football, when the Chicago Bears host the Houston Texans at 8:20 p.m. EST on NBC. Lovie...
HOUSTON (AP) -- Houston Texans defensive line coach Bill Kollar did not travel home from Chicago with the team because of a possible blood clot.
Kollar missed Sunday night's game against the Bears because of the issue. He was experiencing shortness of breath before the game and a team trainer sent him to the hospital for tests. He wasn't allowed to return to the field.
The Bears lost twice Sunday night, the game to the Texans and Jay Cutler to a concussion while the Vikings pulled out of free-fall mode against the Lions.
The Houston Texans kept taking the ball away from the Chicago Bears. Then, they took their quarterback out of the game.
Arian Foster finished with 102 yards rushing and a touchdown catch, and the Houston Texans intercepted Jay Cutler twice before knocking him out of the game with a concussion on their way to a 13-6 victory over the Chicago Bears on Sunday night.
In a showdown between...
In tonight’s contest between the Chicago Bears (7-2) and Houston Texans (8-1), two of the best teams in the NFL squared off. Yet injuries and poor play de-railed the home team in a 13-6 loss.
Our Bears experts discuss a six-pack of keys for Chicago on both sides of the football in tonight's huge matchup against the Houston Texans.
[caption id="attachment_10335" align="alignleft" width="300"] Chicago Bears quarterback Jay Cutler (6) walks off after throwing an interception to the Houston Texans in the second quarter Sunday, Nov. 11, 2012 at Soldier Field. (Brian Cassella/Chicago Tribune)[/caption]
The Houston Texans simply made more plays than the Chicago Bears on Sunday night...