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Comeback Chief: RB Charles eyes Week 4 return

Interesting Monday night game, as the Jets almost came back to tie the Bears. My biggest takeaway from the game is the fantasy owners shouldn't worry that Bears RB Matt Forte has just 136 rushing yards through three weeks. The opponents (Bills, 49ers, Jets) have been tough, and daylight will begin to open for Forte this week against the Packers.  In other news ... Chiefs RB...
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1 hour ago  |  Discuss

Monday Night Matchup: Week 3

Chicago Bears vs New York Jets CHI: Strengths – An explosive offense featuring one of the best wide receiver duos in the NFL. One of the feature backs in the league in RB Matt Forte. Weaknesses - Not a great defense. Injuries everywhere. NYJ: Strengths – An extremely good front-seven on defense. Upgraded offensive attack over last season. Weaknesses - Still not a great offense...
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17 hours ago  |  Discuss

Monday Night Football: Bears vs Jets Preview and Pick *19-2 ATS Trend*

Chicago Bears vs New York Jets -2 This Bears and Jets match up is an interesting one. The Bears are coming off an upset win in San Francisco and the Jets are coming off a melt down loss in Green Bay in week 2. Eric Decker is a game time decision for New York and Dee Milliner is likely out. On the injury front for the Bears, Jay Ratliff and Shea McClellin are out for this one. Brandon...
Via Sports Mockery
21 hours ago  |  Discuss

Is Matt Forte The Best Of 2008 NFL Draft Class?

The 2008 running back class will go down as one of the best in NFL history.  Looking back, could Matt Forte be the best of that bunch? 4th Overall – Darren McFadden Drafted by:  Oakland Raiders Stats:  3,824 yards rushing, 1,600 yards receiving, 29 touchdowns 13th Overall – Jonathan Stewart Drafted by:  Carolina Panthers Stats:  4,104 yards rushing, 961 yards receiving,...
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23 hours ago  |  Discuss

2014 Fantasy Football: Week 3 Monday Night Football Preview

Monday September 22, 2014 Chicago Bears @ New York Jets This Monday we have a pretty good matchup as the Bears travel to New York to take on the Jets. We’re not so sure either defense will be able to do much to stop the other. The Jets put up little to no resistance against the pass game, while the Bears can’t stop the run at all. On the other hand, the Jets are dominant against...
Via The Fantasy Fix
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Four keys to victory for the Chicago Bears on Monday Night Football

The Chicago Bears are coming off of one of their biggest wins in recent memory. A team that was once down 17 points on the road, ended up pulling out an eight point victory. Marc Trestman’s offense was able to muster just seven points off of 88 first half yards. After a nine and a half minute drive to start the second half by the 49ers, the Bears offense buckled down and took control...
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1 day ago  |  Discuss

GAME PICK: Chicago Bears at New York Jets

Week 3 is at hand for the Chicago Bears.  Based on up-to-date information, how will they do against the New York Jets? Offensive Matchup To Watch Santonio Holmes against Darrin Walls Despite their questionable status for Monday Night, it stands to reason that Brandon Marshall and Alshon Jeffery will be active again.  That means the Jets will likely have to pay them special attention...
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2 days ago  |  Discuss

Nobody Wants New York Jets Jerseys

The New York Jets are the unofficial step child of the Eastern Seaboard, and that has shown in their recent jersey sales. When analyzing the Top 50 NFL Jerseys, according to Dick’s Sporting Goods, the New York Jets have zero of them. That’s right, zero jerseys out of the top 50 … yet they are in the second largest sports market in the United States. Meanwhile, the Chicago Bears...
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3 days ago  |  Discuss

3 Up, 3 Down, Week 3: Time to Bench Matt Forte?

3 Up, 3 Down is a Sports Mockery fantasy football series detailing six players trending, you guessed it, up or down. It will be posted every week to help you get ready for the upcoming fantasy football week. For each category, there’s guaranteed to be at least one running back and one wide receiver. The third player will be selected from any position. It’s time to dive straight...
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5 days ago  |  Discuss

EXPERT PICKS: Chicago Bears at San Francisco 49ers

Game time is approaching.  Here are the picks and explanations from experts around the sporting world for the Chicago Bears at San Francisco. NFL.com – 49ers Win 29-23 “Interesting matchup between prospective playoff teams in San Francisco, though last week’s showing against the Bills left many doubting the Bears’ postseason viability. If Chicago is to get on the W board...
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8 days ago  |  Discuss

NFL Week 2: 6 Pack of Plays with Bears vs 49ers Full Breakdown

Week 1 was a blood bath for the public in the NFL. Back door covers, over inflated lines, and uncertainty played a major roll. No excuses though, I went 2-5 on my Sunday 6 pack last week. I’m hoping to exploit some inflated lines and bad spots for a few teams this week. Time to bounce back and get in the black. Let’s take a look at this week’s plays. Detroit Lions vs Carolina...
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9 days ago  |  Discuss

Chicago Bears Offensive Weapons Have Struggled Historically Against 49ers

Everyone seems to remember Jay Cutler’s nightmare performance the last time the Chicago Bears traveled to San Francisco. 52 attempts and 307 yards produced five interceptions back in 2009. Other 2014 Chicago Bears offensive weapons haven’t fared well historically against the San Francisco 49ers either though. Jay Cutler Cutty has faced the 49ers twice in his career, once as a...
Via Sports Mockery
11 days ago  |  Discuss

The Chicago Bears Must Save Matt Forte from Himself

There is no denying that the best Chicago Bears offensive player is Matt Forte.  It is for that reason that the team must try harder to give him rest. Ka’Deem Carey had one touch in Buffalo Bills loss When asked why he didn’t make a more concerted effort to play then backup running back Michael Bush more snaps, head coach Marc Trestman stated it was less because he didn’t...
Via Sports Mockery
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Key Facts for Chicago Bears vs. San Francisco 49ers

Wondering what to expect in the upcoming matchup between the Chicago Bears and San Francisco 49ers? Here are some relevant facts to note. On the Ground in 2013 Matt Forte ran for 100 yards in five games last season.  Three of them were against 3-4 defenses. San Francisco had the 3rd ranked rushing attack.  Chicago had the 32nd ranked rushing defense. Frank Gore and Colin Kaepernick...
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12 days ago  |  Discuss

NFL 2014 Week 1: Five Teams that Impressed Us on Sunday

Let's be honest.  The team that was most impressive did not even play on Sunday.  And one of the most impressive performances didn't last an entire game. Here are the five teams that were the most impressive in week one:5. Jacksonville JaguarsYes, the final score was 17-34.  But for the first half of that game you would be lying if you said you weren't impressed by...
Via Football Nation
13 days ago  |  Discuss

DEBATE: Was Marc Trestman to Blame for Bills Fiasco?

In one of many topics to debate regarding the ugly Chicago Bears loss to Buffalo, was head coach Marc Trestman directly to blame?  In order to get to the bottom of this, two Sports Mockery regulars in Danny Cheskis and Erik Lambert will assume both sides of the debate.  Each will present their argument either for or against placing blame on the Bears head coach. Danny’s take...
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15 days ago  |  Discuss

Chicago Bears Week One: The Good News and Bad News

It wasn’t all good and wasn’t all bad for the Chicago Bears in week one against Buffalo.  Here is some of each. Good News Matt Forte and the offense are still loaded What makes the loss so hard to stomach is that Buffalo never did stop the Bears offense.  For the game Chicago put up over 430 yards of offense and leading the way was of course Matt Forte who piled up 169 on the...
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15 days ago  |  Discuss

2 minute warning: What you need to know about Chicago Bears vs. Bills

In just a couple hours the Chicago Bears will kick off their 2014 season on the road against the Buffalo Bills. This is your two-minute warning. Here is everything you need to know about today’s game: Key matchup: Matt Forte vs. the Bills’ front seven You may have heard that Jay Cutler is a gunslinger. That’s not a rumor, it’s a fact. The Bears are going to throw the ball...
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15 days ago  |  Discuss

5 glaring questions entering the NFL season

With the 2014 NFL season set to get underway, often fans wonder how our favorite team will succeed. We also sit and wonder what went wrong when they lose. Here are five questions that will help peak your interest in the 2014 season. What type of team are the Chicago Bears: They are a gold ring that will eventually turn your finger green. On offense, this team will be able to score...
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16 days ago  |  Discuss

GAME PICKS: Experts Pick Chicago Bears vs. Buffalo Bills

Game time is right around the corner.  Here are the picks and explanations from experts around the sporting world for the Chicago Bears and Buffalo Bills. NFL.com:  Bears win 28-14 “Jay Cutler will throw a pick-six early on, but ultimately, the trio of Matt Forte, Brandon Marshall and Alshon Jeffery will be too much for Buffalo. This will be especially true if EJ Manuel can’t...
Via Sports Mockery
17 days ago  |  Discuss

Matt Forte’s Backup Is Set

After a long battle throughout training camp at the backup running back position, it looks like we have an official winner. It was reported that Marc Trestman said 4th round draft pick Ka’deem Carey will officially backup Matt Forte. Bears HC MarcTrestman: 4th-round rookie RB Ka'Deem Carey is the backup to Matt Forte. — Rich Campbell (@Rich_Campbell) September 3, 2014 A...
Via Sports Mockery
19 days ago  |  Discuss

Chicago Bears to Face Familiar Defense Week 1

The Chicago Bears are set to face a familiar defense Week 1 against Buffalo. The Bills have a new defensive coordinator who the Bears know all to well. Will it help them? Jim Schwartz is bringing his piss-poor attitude from the NFC North to the AFC East. He doesn’t get to bring Suh, luckily for Chicago, but he will still bring his 4-3 base defensive scheme to Buffalo. Matt Forte...
Via Sports Mockery
21 days ago  |  Discuss

Chicago Bears: Future Matt Forte Replacements On Display?

At age 28, the Chicago Bears have to start thinking about a succession plan for star running back Matt Forte.  Did the NCAA showcase some big-time options? Todd Gurley single-handedly crushes Clemson Ka’Deem Carey was a nice pickup for Chicago this past draft, but he pales in comparison to what Chicago could become if they landed Georgia phenom Todd Gurley.  The Heisman hopeful...
Via Sports Mockery
22 days ago  |  Discuss

Matt Forte Believes, Do You?

Matt Forte is looking to grab the Lombardi Trophy. No, really, take a look. Forte and the Bears are hoping to make a push towards Arizona this year, and Forte could be the key. Forte, who ranked as the 29th best overall offensive player by ESPN, rushed for 1,339 yards in 2013, and had 1,933 total combined yards. Forte could be in the chase for 2,000 total combined yards this year...
Via Sports Mockery
25 days ago  |  Discuss

Matt Forte Ranked in ESPN Top 100 Offensive Players

Matt Forte has landed on the ESPN Top 100 Offensive Players, and he has improved from last year. Forte comes in at 29th overall, in the top offensive players. Forte, who was ranked 48th the year before, had one of his best season in 2013. Recording 1,339 yards, and nine touchdowns in the first year with Marc Trestman at the helm. Forte was third in the NFL last season in total yards...
Via Sports Mockery
26 days ago  |  Discuss
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