Found November 08, 2011 on Bears Beat:
Welcome back, Earl! Bennett records the go-ahead touchdown in the fourth quarter. Just who exactly were those Bears who showed up in Philadelphia on Monday night and delivered a 30-24 victory over the heavily-favored Eagles? Who was that team who defied my expectations? And these local guys? And these national guys, too? It was a team on a mission, that’s who.  A team who meant all business and knew the important playoff implications that were riding on the game.  A team that felt slighted by the “experts” and, in typical Bears fashion, reveled and succeeded in the underdog role. Zach Zaidman, sideline reporter for the Bears radio network on WBBM 780, reported just before the game how focused and intense the Bears were prior to kickoff. It felt like a playoff game to them and they treated it as such from the beginning. The Bears won the coin toss and rather than defer to the second half and start the game with their defense like they usually do, they chose to receive the ball becaus...

Bears WR Bennett fined $5K for bright orange shoes

Chicago Bears wide receiver Earl Bennett has drawn a $5,000 fine from the NFL for wearing bright orange shoes in Monday night's 30-24 win over the Philadelphia Eagles. Bennett, who was playing for the first time since Week 2 following a chest injury, said he probably won't wear the shoes against the Detroit Lions on Sunday at Soldier Field. ''They say they will...

Bears' Bennett fined $5,000 for wearing orange cleats

Earl Bennett made a statement when he wore orange cleats during Monday’s game at Philadelphia, and the Chicago Bears wide receiver has paid the price.

Bears WR Bennett fined $5K for bright orange shoes

Chicago Bears wide receiver Earl Bennett has drawn a $5,000 fine from the NFL for wearing bright orange shoes in Monday night's 30-24 win over the Philadelphia Eagles.

NFL fines Bears WR Bennett $5K for wearing orange shoes

Chicago Bears wide receiver Earl Bennett has drawn a $5,000 fine from the NFL for wearing bright orange shoes in Monday night's 30-24 win over the Philadelphia Eagles.

Bennett key in Bears victory

The return of wideout Earl Bennett, the Bears' best receiver, was just what the offense needed to beat the Eagles. We also talk about he defensive performance, Chris Conte, game grades and more.

Cutler hits Bennett 5 times for 95 yards, TD

Cutler hits Bears wide receiver 5 times for 95 yards, TDPHILADELPHIA — It was hard to miss Earl Bennett with his orange cleats lighting up the night. But it didn't take a wardrobe change for Bennett to be noticed Monday night.

Bennett returns to make huge impact

PHILADELPHIA – The much-anticipated return of Earl Bennett lived up to its hype Monday night as the veteran receiver made a handful of huge plays in the Bears' 30-24 victory over the Eagles.

Bears Defeat Eagles in a Close Monday Night Football Game by Lloyd Vance

The Eagles had a tough time keeping up with Bears receiver Earl Bennett in their close 30-24 loss to Chicago (PHILADELPHIA,PA) – In a “Must Win” game of two teams staring up at division leaders with big head-starts, the Chicago Bears seized a golden opportunity in a thrilling 30-24 win over the Philadelphia Eagles on [...]

Look Back at Five Difference-Makers: Bears-Eagles

Staff writer Steve Fini looks back at five players who made the difference in Monday night’s loss.Earl Bennett (WR/Chicago) – I stated in my player preview for this game that the problem for the Eagles secondary would be getting off the field on third down, and that Dane Sanzenbacher, the Bears slot receiver, would be the reason. Well, I wasn’t aware that Bennett was going...

Fantasy Football Week 10 Waiver Wire Pickups

At this point in the season, the fantasy football waiver wire is mighty thin. There is nobody on the wire that is going to turn your season around, however there are a few safety valves that are worthy pickups if you have the room on your bench. Related posts: Fantasy Football Week 4 Waiver Wire Pickups Fantasy Football Week 8 Waiver Wire Pickups Fantasy Football Week 9 Waiver...

Recap: Philadelphia vs. Chicago

Jay Cutler threw two touchdowns, including the game-winning score to Earl Bennett early in the fourth quarter to carry the Chicago Bears over the Philadelphia Eagles, 30-24.

Bears claw back to defeat Eagles

PHILADELPHIA • Jay Cutler threw a go-ahead 5-yard TD pass to Earl Bennett in the fourth quarter, Matt Forte ran for 133 yards and the Chicago Bears defeated the Philadelphia Eagles 30-24 on Monday nig

Bears Notebook: Bears run defense starting to come together

One of the keys to beating the Eagles Monday night was to contain their run game, which ranked No. 1 in the league heading into the week. The Bears managed to do just that, holding LeSean McCoy to just 71 yards, 33 of which came on one play, a touchdown run. If you take away that one broken play, the defense held him to just 2.5 yards per carry on 15 attempts. Michael Vick, meanwhile...

Best and Worst From Bears v. Philly

The Bears had a three-phase win over the Eagles, giving them a 5-3 record and a spot in the wildcard race. Who stuck out? Grizzly Bears -- the players who reminded us of Chicago's other great triumphs in Philly (Hi Flyers!): Earl Bennett -- Oh, Earl. We missed you so much. We missed your connection with Jay Cutler. We missed your ability to reliably grab catches. We missed...
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