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The Chicago Bears started out 7-1 and they are now 8-6. Head Coach Lovie Smith, whose seat is getting hotter each week, just doesn’t know what to say.
The Bears spiral could stop Sunday, when they play the Arizona Cardinals, it really is a must game now. A lot of teams who are actually winning games keep passing the Bears.
The Green Bay Packers claimed the division yesterday while the Bears slipped out of the 6th spot for the final wildcard spot in the NFC.
In the meantime, Smith stopped trying to make it seem it wasn’t raining; instead he broke out an umbrella.
“Yesterday’s game was a must-game for the NFC North championship, but besides that, it wasn’t a must-game with what can happen for our season,” Smith said at his press conference on Monday. “This week it is a must game.”
“There are a lot of 8-6 teams,” Smith said. “We haven’t gone over every scenario, but we just know that there are a lot of us in it, and for us it’s about getting to 10-6. And getting to 10-6 is abo
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Bears safety Chris Conte pleaded with Chicago fans to support the team during their crucial last two games. See what he said here.
Chicago Bears offensive lineman Jonathan Scott suffered a
hamstring injury during yesterday’s loss to the Green Bay Packers, reports Jeff Dickerson of ESPN Chicago.
The Bears' continuity of their offensive line took another
hit when starting right tackle Jonathan Scott sustained a hamstring injury
in the first half against the Green Bay Packers.
Scott suffered his...
Brian Urlacher had an interesting view of the Chicago Bears loss to the Green Bay Packers yesterday. His view from IR was quite opinionated. Maybe this is the end of his days with the Bears? Or the end of his NFL career? During his weekly appearance on the local Chicago FOX news program he had some choice words for Bears fans, the media and those who think Bears coach Lovie Smith...
What more is there to say if you’re a fan of the Chicago Bears. Middle linebacker Brian Urlacher has been the face of the franchise for years, and after the team lost to the Green Bay Packers Sunday, he gives the fans a shot to the jaw.
“Two of the people I don’t care about: fans or media,” Urlacher said to sports anchor Lou Canellis on WFLD-Ch. 32.
Don’t get us wrong...
The Chicago Bears lost another player for the year Sunday. Defensive tackle Matt Toeaina, who has suffered from an injury plagued year, was shut down for the year on Monday. In his place, the Bears elevated offensive tackle Cory Brandon to the 53-man roster from the practice squad. Brandon has spent the last nine weeks of the season on the Bears [...]
Bears DE Corey Wootton had 1.5 sacks in today’s contest against Green Bay, giving him 7.0, the second most on the team. With teammates falling all around him, Wootton has been a constant.
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The Chicago Bears came into the 2012 NFL Season with a goal, to once again become Super Bowl Champions. The Bears missed the playoffs last season due to a handful of injuries and a poor offense. They lacked an elite play making WR and a consistent Quarterback.
So the Bears made a statement in the past NFL off-season. They went out and snagged...
A referee throws a flag on Chicago Bears wide receiver Alshon Jeffery (17) after a pass in the end zone in the third quarter against the Green Bay Packers at Soldier Field in Chicago on Sunday, December 16, 2012. Offensive pass interference was called. (Chris Sweda/ Chicago Tribune)
“I’’m feeling real good and refreshed by the referees calling the right things. That’s what...
The Chicago Bears placed running back Michael Bush on season-ending injured reserve with injured ribs and re-signed Kahlil Bell. Bush finishes his first season in Chicago with 411 rushing yards and five touchdowns on 114 carries. Bell has spent parts of four seasons with the Bears from 2009-12, starting three of 25 games and rushing for 589 yards on 131 career carries.
Other than Brandon Marshall, no other Chicago wide receiver caught a pass against the Packers. The lack of secondary production has become a trend for the Bears’ passing attack this season.
Well, here we are. It’s Bears week and the Green Bay Packers have a chance to clinch another NFC North divisional title with a win over the Chicago Bears on Sunday. These are the types of matchups that the schedule makers and NFL hope for this late in the season.
When earlier this year it seemed that the Packers would be facing seemingly insurmountable odds to surpass the Bears...
[caption id="attachment_10960" align="alignleft" width="300"] Chicago Bears wide receiver Brandon Marshall (15) in the 4th quarter of the Bears' 21-13 loss to the Green Bay Packers at Soldier Field Sunday, Dec. 16, 2012. B582575720Z.1 (E. Jason Wambsgans/Chicago Tribune)[/caption]
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