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Chicago Bears’ Charles Tillman celebrates his interception return for a touchdown against Arizona Cardinals in 3rd quarter at University of Phoenix Stadium in Phoenix, Arizona on Sunday, Dec. 23, 2012. (Scott Strazzante/Chicago Tribune)
It wasn’t the prettiest victory, but the Chicago Bears got the job done in Arizona on Sunday afternoon. The Bears won 28-13 and improved to 9-6 on the season.
Unfortunately the Minnesota Vikings went to Houston and took down the Texans to improve to 9-6 as well. The Vikings currently hold the sixth seed in the NFC, while the Seahawks hold the fifth seed.
The Bears have to win against Detroit next week and have the Vikings lose versus Green Bay next week or have the Seahawks lose tonight and next week versus the Rams if they want into the postseason.
Defensive end Julius Peppers tied his career high with three sacks, while Israel Idonije had one sack.
Cornerback Charles Tillman reeled in his third interception of the season, which he took back 10 yard...
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Per the NFL rules, a player can't throw a ball into the crowd because it can create a potential problem with fans fighting for the ball, much in the way fans go after foul balls in baseball.
The difference is, in baseball it's unintentional, and in the NFL, a player will be $5,250 lighter in the wallet for doing so.
He can however, hand a ball to a fan in the first...
Perhaps no player personifies the Lovie Smith era in Chicago more than Bears wide receiver and kick returner Devin Hester. Hester has been brilliant at times, the best return man in the NFL. Hester may go down as the best of all-time, but as a wide receiver he's been an abject failure.
Hester's days as a player in Chicago are numbered, regardless of what his contract...
With the injury to safety Chris Conte on Sunday, the Bears are in need of help at the safety position. Safety Craig Steltz was already placed on the injured reserved list, ending his season leaving the Bears with only second year safety Anthony Walters and Major Wright to play the back end of the defense.
Now the question becomes where are the Bears going to find that safety...
Chicago Bears offensive tackle Gabe Carimi suffered a season ending injuring during the second game of his rookie season. Carimi's knee injury was never made clear by the Bears or media reports that came from the Bear beat writers. Sean Jensen of the Chicago SunTimes called Carimi's injury a knee dislocation, while Michael C Wright of ESPN radio Chicago referred to Carimi...
Chicago Bears wide receiver Brandon Marshall is probable to
today against the Arizona Cardinals, but wide receiver Earl Bennett and
cornerback Tim Jennings are questionable to suit up.
Marshall was added to the Bears injury report on Thursday.
While his hamstring injury limited his participation in practice Thursday and
Friday, he is still considered probable to suit up against...
Chicago Bears running back Matt Forte exited yesterday’s
victory over the Arizona Cardinals after reinjuring his right ankle, reports
Brad Biggs of the Chicago Tribune.
“It is not the worst that I have ever felt but it is the
third time,” said Forte while he stood in the locker room wearing a walking
boot on the ankle. “So, it’s just getting a little aggravating.”...
When the 2012 season kicked off, long-snapper Patrick Mannelly became the longest-tenured player in Chicago Bears history. He has now been with the team for 15 seasons, and General Manager Phil Emery decided today that he'd like to see Pat around for a little while longer.
The team announced today that Mannelly has been given a one-year contract extension, which will keep...
Only four teams in the NFL -- the Chargers, the Jets, the Jaguars and the Cardinals -- are averaging fewer yards per game than the beleaguered Bears offense. Those teams are a combined 22 games under .500.
But the last thing Bears quarterback Jay Cutler wants to see is yet another change at the top. He's hard three offensive coordinators in four years (Ron Turner, Mike Martz...
[caption id="attachment_11145" align="alignleft" width="300"] Chicago Bears middle linebacker Brian Urlacher (54) celebrates Charles Tillman's touchdown in the third quarter Sunday, Dec. 23, 2012 at University of Phoenix Stadium. (Brian Cassella/Chicago Tribune)[/caption]
The Bears went to Arizona on Sunday and came away with a victory.
Chicago Bears (8-6) at Arizona Cardinals (5-9)
The Bears started the season 7-1 and looked primed for a first round bye, but now stand at 8-6 and need help to even get into the playoffs. How did this happen? Well, the simple answer is that they started playing tougher competition. In their first 8 games, they faced Indianapolis, Green Bay, St. Louis, Dallas, Jacksonville, Detroit...
The Chicago Bears will play against the Arizona Cardinals on Sunday from University of Phoenix Stadium in Glendale, AZ. Scheduled for a 4:25 pm EST kickoff this game will air on FOX.
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We break down everything the Chicago Bears must do on both sides of the ball to pick up a road victory in Sunday’s must-win contest against the Arizona Cardinals.