Posted November 01, 2013 on
The Packers will almost assuredly double team Brandon Marshall on Monday night, meaning Alshon Jeffery’s performance will be of critical importance for the Chicago Bears’ passing attack.

The Bears will have to run the ball if they want to beat the Packers

The Bears quarterbacks are 1-7 against the Packers over the past 8 games.  In that span they have thrown 16 interceptions compared to nine touchdowns with a 61.5 rating.  You could make the same case for Matt Forte, except the Bears can’t expect that from his this week. Forte averages 51.7 rushing yards a game […]

McCown set to start at QB for Bears vs Packers

(Eds: With AP Photos.) Josh McCown thinks he's up to a task no Chicago Bears quarterback, starter or backup, has been able to handle in recent years. McCown is starting in place of injured Jay Cutler on Monday night at Lambeau Field against a Green Bay defense that has dominated the Bears since Dom Capers became the Packers' defensive coordinator. ''I feel like...

Chicago Bears at Green Bay Packers: Three Bold Predictions

The Chicago Bears (4-3) will travel north to take on the Green Bay Packers (5-2) with first place on the line.Chicago began the season with a 3-0 record, and all appeared to be going well under the new coaching regime.However, thanks to injuries on both sides of the football, along with a banged up defense, the Bears currently stand at 4-3, and now find themselves battling to remain...

Agent's Take: Julius Peppers among 12 names likely to be cap casualties

NFL player contracts are primarily year-to-year propositions because they aren't fully guaranteed like NBA and MLB contracts. Players are released in each off-season due to the salary cap or because their performances don't justify their salaries. Here's a look at twelve guys with 2014 contracts that could be playing for new teams next year. Julius Peppers (DE)-Chicago...

Chicago Bears GM Phil Emery should embrace the Packer Way

   Phil Emery’s second season as Chicago Bears’ GM has been defined by a spate of injuries to his team.  Emery has placed two DT’s, starter Henry Melton and his replacement Nate Collins, starting MLB D.J. Williams, and nickel back Kelvin Hayden on season-ending Injured Reserve. QB Jay Cutler and starting LB Lance Briggs were expected to miss at least four weeks following...

Tillman frustrated with porous defense

Chicago Bears Pro Bowl cornerback Charles Tillman says he’s not happy about giving up historically high point totals to opposing offenses, although he believes there’s still hope.

Hester Gets Better with Age

The Bears' game-changing Devin Hester is back to his big-play ways after a relatively quiet 2012. The Packers have kept Hester out of the end zone in each of their last six meetings, but "all it takes is one."

Chicago Bears stumble out of bye into arms of Green Bay Packers

The Chicago Bears (4-3) just enjoyed their bye week, but things didn’t change much in their time off.  Cornerback Charles Tillman (knee) is still not practicing and has been listed as Questionable to play. Quarterback Jay Cutler (groin) and linebacker Lance Briggs (shoulder) are still out for a few weeks. Defensive tackles Henry Melton and […]The post Chicago Bears stumble out...

Bears vs. Packers Has Looked Ugly, About to Get Uglier

The Chicago Bears are heading up to Lambeau Field for a Monday night party with the Packers, so I should feel psyched, pumped and geeked! But right now I'm full of dread and misery looking at what could be disastrous, one-sided showdown where the Bears are on the wrong end of a brutal pasting. The Bears are riddled with injury including some of their best players on both sides...

Report: Bears agree to one year deal with Jay Ratliff

According to ESPN’s Ed Werder, the Chicago Bears have agreed to a one-year deal with free agent defensive tackle Jay Ratliff. Once Ratliff gets into game shape he’ll help the Bears run defense that’s been gashed since losing Henry Melton. Need NFL Tickets? Loading... ZergNet The post Report: Bears agree to one year deal with Jay Rarliff appeared first on Pro Football Zone.

Chicago Bears at Green Bay Packers: 2013 Week 9 NFL Pick

Chicago Bears (4-3) at Green Bay Packers (5-3) The Packers have been so dominant at home over the past few seasons that they’re almost an automatic bet at home. They are 22-8 ATS at home since 2010. They are large favorites here at -11, but that’s not an issue. They are 9-4 ATS as double digit home favorites in that time frame. Besides, they definitely deserve to be favored by...

Chicago Bears: 2013 Week 9 NFL Power Rankings (#16)

Last week: 15 (-1) Record: 4-3 On bye.

Week 9 NFL Props: Calvin Johnson betting, Josh McCown in vogue

Calvin Johnson's epic Week 8 game caught the attention of oddsmakers, who pushed up numerous prop bets on Megatron for Week 9. Can the burly wideout surpass 200 yards in a game during teh rest of the season? Oddsmakers set the 'no' bet as a -140 moneyline favorite position. The prop wager on whether he can surpass 2000 yards total in 2013 is also a 'no' position...
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