Found December 04, 2012 on Sports Blog Net:
[caption id="attachment_10500" align="alignleft" width="300"] Chicago Bears cornerback Tim Jennings (26) is helped off the field with an injury in the overtime period against the Seattle Seahawks at Soldier Field in Chicago on Sunday, Dec. 2, 2012. (José M. Osorio/ Chicago Tribune)[/caption] Here are the Week 14 power rankings from various sites around the web: ESPN: #8 (Last week: #6) Analysis, "Hopes for a division title took a hit, and it's alarming that Russell Wilson went the length of the field against this defense at a critical time." #8 (Last week: #7) Analysis, "The Chicago Bears fall where many of the backseat power rankers wanted them to be all along: at the back end of the top 10. The Bears' offensive line is still bad, running game still inconsistent, but at least the defense made up for it by missing three tackles on Golden Tate's go-ahead touchdown late in the fourth quarter." CBS Sports: #8 (Last week: #7) Analysis, "They have a ton of injuries, but that's no excuse for losing at home. The offense just didn't do enough." Fox Sports: #10 (Last week: #7) Analysis, "When the Bears are on, they are on. But when they are off, they are really off. In the Bears' four losses, they have averaged 10 points per game while giving up more than 22." Pro Football Talk: #11 (Last week: #8) Analysis, "It’s not a five-game losing streak.  Still, 1-3 and sliding isn’t the way to get back to the postseason." Pro Football Weekly: #10 (Last week: #7) Analysis, "Lovie can’t be pleased about defensive breakdowns in home loss." #9 (Last week: #9) Analysis, "Surprisingly it was Chicago’s defense that let the team down on Sunday. Now the Bears are looking up at the Packers in the NFC North for the first time since the beginning of Week 3." Best ranking: ESPN: (#8) Worst ranking: Pro Football Talk: (#11) Thoughts on this week’s power rankings? Jake Perper is the owner and head writer for Follow him on Twitter, @Bearsbacker and on Facebook for up to the minute news about the Bears.

Brian Urlacher would not be “crushed” to leave the Bears

On Tuesday we posted that the Chicago Bears will be without linebacker Brian Urlacher for at least 3-4 weeks and that there are some doubts that he will see the field again this season.  Please Click Here To Read This Story

Bears won't speculate on Urlacher's timeline

EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. Bears linebacker Brian Urlacher has played many games at the Metrodome during his 13-year career as the leader of Chicago's defense, but he will likely miss this week's with his team looking to continue its playoff push in Minnesota. Urlacher, who suffered a knee injury in the final game last season against the Vikings, sustained a pulled hamstring on...

Injury Update: Urlacher Could Miss Final Four Games, While Jeffery Could Be Back This Week

The Chicago Bears have been hit with the injury bug as of late. After seeing six starters go down with injuries in Week 13 against Minnesota, three starters suffered injuries on Sunday. LB Brian Urlacher left the game in overtime on what turned out to be the last play in the Bears’ 23-17 loss to the Seahawks. Urlacher exited the game with a hamstring injury. It was reported that...

Urlacher could miss rest of regular season

CHICAGO (AP) -- Brian Urlacher acknowledged he could miss the rest of the regular season because of a hamstring injury, meaning the linebacker might have played his last game with the Chicago Bears. In an interview Tuesday with FOX Chicago, Urlacher said doctors told him he could be out "two to four weeks, three, could be four." The Chicago Tribune, citing sources, reported...

With Marshall, who needs a No. 2?

No Bears receiver has stepped up and claimed the club’s second wideout position. Yet, with the way Brandon Marshall is playing, a clear-cut second option may not even be necessary.

Final Thoughts: Bears Had Opportunities, But Failed To Capitalize

Chicago Bears cornerback Charles Tillman (33) reacts after a long gain on a scramble by Seattle Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson (3) in overtime at Soldier Field in Chicago on Sunday, December 2, 2012. (Chris Sweda/ Chicago Tribune) The Chicago Bears blew a chance to be the second seed in the NFC and keep their first place standing in the NFC North on Sunday. Their 23-17 overtime...

Chicago Bears Fox reporter Dionne Miller: photos and bio

If you follow the Chicago Bears this season, you’ve probably received some of your Bears news from Fox, specifically WFLD. So you’ve probably  noticed a fresh face in reporter Dionne Miller. The full-time weekend sports anchor filled a long-running vacancy when she was hired in March. Here’s part of her bio from My Fox Chicago Dionne comes to Chicago after serving as host...

Vikings will face Bears defense sans Urlacher

The Vikings will face a Bears defense that is ranked fifth overall, but it will be missing middle linebacker Brian Urlacher.

Quote Of The Day: Jay Cutler On Marshall's Performance This Season

[caption id="attachment_10494" align="alignleft" width="300"] Chicago Bears wide receiver Brandon Marshall (15) makes a long catch in front of Seattle Seahawks free safety Earl Thomas (29) in the final seconds of the fourth quarter Sunday, Dec. 2, 2012 at Soldier Field. (Brian Cassella/Chicago Tribune)[/caption] Coming off a 10 catch, 165 yard performance...

Final Thoughts: Bears Had Opportunities, But Failed To Capitalize

[caption id="attachment_10491" align="alignleft" width="300"] Chicago Bears cornerback Charles Tillman (33) reacts after a long gain on a scramble by Seattle Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson (3) in overtime at Soldier Field in Chicago on Sunday, December 2, 2012. (Chris Sweda/ Chicago Tribune)[/caption] The Chicago Bears blew a chance to be the second...
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