Posted October 02, 2011 on
Join Bear Report publisher Jeremy Stoltz from the press box at Soldier Field for a live interactive chat throughout this afternoon's Week 4 matchup between the Chicago Bears and Carolina Panthers.
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The Bears have struggled mightily converting third downs as of late. A lot of it has to do with penalties and just not being a disciplined team.
According to STATS, the offense leads the league with 16 three-and-outs. Also, in the 39 offensive series the Bears have had, they have punted the ball after three plays 41 percent of the time.
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Here’s a look at two of the best plays from the Bears win over the Carolina Panthers today at Soldier Field.
Firstly, Devin Hester set up Matt Forte and the Bears offense with a 73 yard kick return. Then he proceeded to break Eric Metcalf’s punt return record (10) with a 69-yard punt return.
Here’s a look at the top defense play of the day, D.J. Moore’s pick six....
On a day filled with big plays from big-time playmakers on both sides, the Chicago Bears’ Matt Forte and Devin Hester stood out. Forte’s career-high 205 yards and Hester’s NFL breaking 11th punt return for touchdown were enough to help the Bears slip past stubborn Carolina 34-29 at sun-splashed Soldier Field Sunday afternoon. Forte’s record-setting day puts him in rare company [...]
Panthers right tackle Jeff Otah is active today, however cornerback Chris Gamble is out.
Chicago Bears receiver Devin Hester returned his 11th career punt for a touchdown today, breaking an NFL record originally held by Eric Metcalf.
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Devin Hester was performing somersaults. Matt Forte was running wild, too.
Even so, this was hardly a breather for the Chicago Bears.
SEAN JENSEN: After facing three 2010 playoff teams, the Bears ended a two-game losing streak to the Carolina Panthers at Soldier Field Sunday 34-29.
Devin Hester was performing somersaults. Matt Forte was running wild, too. Even so, this was hardly a breather for the Chicago Bears.
(The Charlotte Observer) B QUARTERBACK: Cam Newton surpassed the 300-yard mark again, threw for a touchdown and ran for two more. He also forced a throw to Legedu Naanee in the first half that D.J. Moore intercepted and returned 20 yards for a touchdown. But Newton did enough to win.B RUNNING BACKS: The Panthers' slumbering running game woke up with a season-high 169 yards. DeAngelo...
Panthers inactives: QB Jimmy Clausen, CB Chris Gamble, FB Richie Brockel, LB Jason Phillips, DT Andre Neblett, OT Lee Ziemba, DT Frank Kearse. RT Jeff Otah is active and will start for the Panthers after being sidelined for most of the week with a back injury. Panthers RapidReports Source: CBS Sports Attached Thumbnails
Dane Sanzenbacher never expected to play such a big role so early in his NFL career. But the undrafted rookie will once again help fill the void for the injured Earl Bennett Sunday against the Carolina Panthers.
Team Panthers has again managed to play well enough to NOT win another close-call game. I mean-Really? What is it going to take to get over this hurdle and start/continue winning games? Maybe I need to be in the huddle or at a meeting or on the sideline during practice to impart my jewels of football wisdom. I’m having a hard time separating my professional obligations from my...