Found November 25, 2011 on
Thoughts from the Dark Side:
Colorado State Rams
The Bears come to town this week in what should be a good game. It will pit the Raiders newly high-powered offense against the Bears tough defense. The Bears and Raiders were rooting for each other last week and neither were disappointed in the result as they both beat each other's division rivals. But while last week it was a case of "my enemy's enemy is my friend", this week it will not be so friendly.
McCann is double trouble...for the RaidersThe Raiders signed Bryan McCann less than two weeks ago to replace the injured Jacoby Ford in return duties. Then last week Denarius Moore injured himself and he too will likely not play. Running back Taiwan Jones would normally fill in on return duties but he too is injured. This means McCann will be returning both kicks and punts. And that may not be good news.McCann has only one full season as an NFL player and the last half of 2010, he was a fumbling machine. He had six fumbles on 23 returns for the Cowboys in just n...
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New Chicago Bears quarterback Josh McCown hasn't take an NFL snap since 2009, but familiarity with offensive coordinator Mike Martz may help him get quickly up to speed.
McCown worked out with the Bears for the first time Thursday, hours after agreeing to a one-year contract as a backup quarterback following last Sunday's injury to starter Jay Cutler.
A 32-year-old veteran...
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receiver Darrius Heyward-Bey practiced without pain five days after a scary hit.
CHICAGO BEARS (7-3) at OAKLAND RAIDERS (6-4) Sunday, 4:05 P.M. ET, FOX, Direct TV (711), Sirius (Chi 135, Oak 86)
Why Watch To see if Caleb Hanie will be more successful for the Bears than Tyler Palko was for the Kansas City Chiefs under similar circumstances. Bears fans have not been entirely behind QB Jay Cutler, but hey, he's better than Rex Grossman and Chicago was on a...
GoBulldogs.com recently caught up with former Fresno State football player Tyler Clutts, who is enjoying a career in the NFL and is currently the starting fullback for the Chicago Bears.
Oakland Raiders running back Darren McFadden likely will miss at least a few more games while recovering from his foot injury.
The Chicago Bears will try to get a win in Oakland without QB Jay Cutler when they take on the red-hot Raiders.