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Jim Nantz and Phil Simms, the lead announce team will call Sunday’s season opener between the Cincinnati Bengals and the Chicago Bears. As CBS is the AFC carrier, they don’t get to see the Bears very often. But that could change this year:
“I’m just delighted that we’re going to be in Chicago. Our group did not get a Bears game last year, and I think they’ll be on tap for both of the crossover games this year. Baltimore plays in Chicago in November, so I love going back to Soldier Field,” Jim Nantz said.
“This game certainly has a supply of storylines, with Coach Trestman making his debut and Cincinnati coming into a season with high expectations, when was the last time you could say that?” Jim Nantz said.
By the way, here’s the exclusive I had with Jim Nantz when he told me about how he single-handedly (well, Pat Sullivan had a hand in it too) saved “One Shining Moment” from being cut.
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According to Larry Mayer of ChicagoBears.com, the Chicago Bears list zero players on their Friday injury report.
The team is the only one of the 32 clubs not to report any injuries this week.
Mike Wilkening of Proofootballtalk.com writes:
'The Bears’ Week One opponent, Cincinnati, lists eight players on its injury report, with starting left tackle Andrew Whitworth ...
The NFL season is just minutes away from beginning and ESPN’s 35 NFL pundits predicted the eight divisional winners, AFC and NFC wild cards, Super Bowl matchup, Super Bowl XLVIII champion and NFL MVP for 2013. Mike Ditka predicted the Chicago Bears to go all the way.
(I’m sure, cough, cough, there’s NO BIAS at work there. None whatsoever). Of the 35 pundits, Mike Ditka was...
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The 2013 Chicago Bears' defense is still a very good unit. There's no way around that fact. However, the middle of the Bears' defense will look a whole lot different this season without recently retired Brian Urlacher.
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As the 2013 NFL season kicks off the Chicago Bears welcome the Cincinnati Bengals to Soldier Field for what should be one of the best games of the opening weekend.The Bengals enter the season with lofty expectations in the AFC as the Bears come in with questions surrounding their team.The Bears fired Lovie Smith after finishing 10-6, but missing the playoffs. New head coach Marc...
I totally understand why ESPN and now FOX Sports 1 want to have athletes on as studio analysts. People still remember these players from their playing days and will want to tune in to see their favorite former superstars talk about the game since they can't see them play it anymore.
They need to stop it. Too many of these guys just aren't any good at it.
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The Cincinnati Bengals and Chicago Bears will meet for the 10th time ever on Sunday. The Bengals lead the all-time series 6-3.
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The Chicago Bears host the Cincinnati Bengals in the season opener at Soldier Field on Sunday afternoon.
The Bengals have advanced to the playoffs the past two seasons in the AFC, while the Bears haven't made the playoffs since the unforgettable 2010 season, which ended in a loss to the Packers in the NFC Championship.
The Bears have no injuries to report heading into the first...