Found October 26, 2012 on Bears Claws:
The records indicate otherwise, but when the 5-1 Chicago Bears host the 1-5 Carolina Panthers at Soldier Field Sunday afternoon, the division leading Bears can’t afford a misstep against the NFC South cellar-dwellers. Coming off a masterful defensive performance in their 13-7 win over Detroit Monday   night, the question might be how focused and motivated the Bears will be on [...]

Don't believe the critics: Cam Newton is a franchise quarterback

Panthers nation has been in a constant panic this week. First, it was another disconcerting press conference for their franchise quarterback, Cam Newton, after the Panthers suffered their fourth consecutive loss against the Dallas Cowboys last Sunday. Then, Monday, things became even more hectic when Marty Hurney was abruptly fired less than halfway through his 11th season as...

Earl Bennett fined by NFL for wearing orange cleats

Earl Bennett, wide receiver for the Chicago Bears wore orange cleats against the Detroit Lions on Monday night. He told ESPNChicago that the league fined him $10,500 on Thursday for breaking the leagues uniform policy. This is not a strange occurrence for Bennett. Twice last season he wore bright orange shoes and the league fined him a total of $15,000 for it. Bennett was coerced into [...]

Fantasy Football News Week Eight: Jonathan Stewart to start for Carolina Panthers

Last season, the Carolina Panthers fielded a very formidable rushing attack, aided in part by rookie QB Cam Newton. This season, Newton has struggled and his lack of performance on the field has affected the Panthers rushing game so far this season. The Panthers are a team in turmoil right now and as head coach Ron Rivera looks for answers, it appears that Jonathan Stewart will be...

DeAngelo Williams Could Be Traded by Carolina

Panthers running back DeAngelo Williams could be dealt before next week's trading deadline. SOURCE: Michael Lombardi, NFL NetworkFantasy Spin:Williams is expendable now that Jonathan Stewart has emerged as the team's every down back. The Panthers certainly wouldn't mind getting rid of his awful contract either (five years, $43 million). With that said, no deal is imminent...

Jonathan Stewart Under The Friday Night Lights

I love Friday nights Juan… Fantasy owners have been waiting for one of the Panthers RBs to emerge and J-Stew should be the guy that Rivera gives the rock to.  Rivera confirmed that he wanted to get one RB in a rhythm instead of rotating all three guys in and out of the lineup.  It’s about time. Stewart is a top 5-10 talent at the RB slot, but the most carries he has received...

Carolina Panthers at Chicago Bears: Week 8 NFL Pick

Carolina Panthers (1-5) at Chicago Bears (5-1) I normally hate laying more than a touchdown, but I like the Bears this week for several reasons. The first reason is simply that I think they’re the best team in the league in this wide open NFL (the undefeated Falcons have played a cupcake schedule and won [...]

Jonathan Stewart Officially Carolina's No. 1 RB

Carolina head coach Ron Rivera acknowledged Friday that Jonathan Stewart is officially the Panthers' starting running back.Fantasy Spin:Stewart hopped DeAngelo Williams on the depth chart last week against Dallas and it looks he'll continue to play with the starter distinction for the forseeable future. With that said, Stewart faces an uphill battle this week against the Bears.

Week Eight NFL Game Preview: Carolina Panthers @ Chicago Bears

The Carolina Panthers (1-5) and the Chicago Bears (5-1) will meet for the eighth time ever on Sunday afternoon. The Bears lead the all-time series 4-3. Last season, the Panthers came to Soldier Field and fell short 34-29, but gave the Bears everything they had. The Bears will don their alternate jerseys on Sunday that honor the 1940's "Monsters of the Midway." The...
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