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NFL Players Inside Training Camp 2014: Gallery

NFL Players Inside Training Camp 2014: Gallery Here’s a little peek at what some of our favorite, or maybe not-so favorite NFL players are doing to workout as the 2014 training camps kick off. LeVeon Bell, Running Back, Pittsburgh Steelers Post by Le’Veon Bell. Matt Forte, Running Back, Chicago Bears … The post NFL Players Inside Training Camp 2014: Gallery appeared first on...
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18 hours ago  |  Discuss

Brett Favre: Jay Cutler ‘has all the tools’ to be a great QB

Former NFL quarterback Brett Favre said Monday on ESPN 1000’s “Carmen and Jurko” show that Jay Cutler has what it takes to be a great quarterback in the NFL. “It goes without saying that Jay has all the tools it takes to be a great quarterback,” Favre said. “And I think the pieces are beginning to be in place. For years their defense had just been so dominating, and...
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2 days ago  |  Discuss

1984 Bears vs. Packers video proves history repeats itself

There’s a somewhat popular theory out there that says time is an illusion and that everything that is happening right now has already happened before and will happen again. You can find examples of this theory in popular culture like Battlestar Galactica or in the drunken ravings of Rust Cole on True Detective, who opined that “time is a flat circle.” I don’t put much stock...
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2 days ago  |  Discuss

Matt Forte and the hill

Hall of Fame wide receiver Jerry Rice was well known for his hill workouts during the offseason. He swore they were a major contributor to him staying in shape and succeeding on the field. Bears running back Matt Forte follows a similar regime. It must work for him because Forte is one of the best backs in the league and is coming off his second Pro Bowl. Here’s some reaction from...
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3 days ago  |  Discuss

2014 Fantasy Football: 3 Chicago Bears to Draft

It would be hard to imagine that the Bears would be so dynamic on the offensive side of the ball in the first year under Marc Trestman. With the development of Alshon Jeffrey, the emergence of Martellus Bennett, and the continued greatness of Brandon Marshall the Bears became an offensive juggernaut. Will players continue to develop under Trestman and which ones should you trust...
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3 days ago  |  Discuss

Fantasy Preview: Chicago Bears’ Jay Cutler rated as top-10 QB option

With training camps getting underway this week, the NFL season is right around the corner. And that can only mean one thing: Fantasy football drafts are about to start happening. In order to get a jump on the competition, it’s never to early to start putting together a draft board. To help the cause, cover32 will be ranking each position, with updates from now until the start of...
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4 days ago  |  Discuss

Matt Forte should be your number 1 fantasy football pick

Under ordinary circumstances loading up your fantasy football team with picks from your favorite real NFL team is a recipe for disaster. But if you’re pulling for the Chicago Bears in 2014 you might actually be onto something. Last season the Bears made a dramatic break with their team history, changing overnight from a traditional grind-it-out running and defense kind of team...
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4 days ago  |  Discuss

Gallery: Man Crush Monday NFL’s Hottest Players

Man Crush Monday; NFL’s Hottest Players   NFL Fantasy Players for the Ladies Enjoy some #ManCrushMonday Fun!   Reggie Bush, Running Back Detroit Lions     Matt Forte, Running Back Chicago Bears   Rob Gronkowski, Tight End New England Patriots   Dez Bryant, Wide Receiver Dallas Cowboys   Tom Brady, … The post Gallery: Man Crush Monday NFL’s Hottest Players appeared first...
Via Fantasy Football Chick
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Rewind: Are Chicago Bears fans top-10, Power Rankings, best NFL owners

In case you missed it, the best columns from the cover32 universe this week: National Columns • Top 10 in 2014: The best owners in the NFL today (READ) • Power Rankings: Each NFL team’s best home run hitter (READ) • Top 10 in 2014: The best players at every NFL position (READ) • Top 10 in 2014: The best fans in the NFL today (READ) • Ten storylines that would be shockers...
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5 days ago  |  Discuss

WEEKLY REWIND: Matt Forte and Ka’Deem Carey, Bears should call Kyle Orton and draft picks who could be cut

Training camp officially begins next week. Football is in the air and the Bears are focused on preparing to be a better team this year. Here’s what you might have missed last week.   Matt Forte and Ka’Deem Carey make a solid 1-2 punch. (Read) Bears recent draft picks could be fighting for a roster spot. (Read) 5 reasons why the Bears’ wide receiver core is the best in the...
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6 days ago  |  Discuss

7 Reasons Why Matt Forte Will Be The Best RB In The NFL For 2014

Posted to Chicago BearsChicago Bears running back Matt Forte is extremely underrated, until last year nobody thought of him as “elite” – but that has changed. Forte enters this season as the #3 Most Complete Back in the NFL, according to NFL.com. After analyzing the stats, Forte has a legit case to be the #1 most complete back in the NFL.  Here are 7 reasons why. #7. Running...
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8 days ago  |  Discuss

Chicago Bears Chosen As 2015 Super Bowl Favorite

Posted to Chicago BearsThe Chicago Bears’ chances of winning the Super Bowl in 2015 may seem slim to some people, but others are out there betting their money. ___ From May: “Las Vegas reports that 83% of the cash bet on the Chicago Bears season win total has gone towards the OVER. This means the public thinks the Bears are going to be better than the original 8.5 wins Las Vegas...
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9 days ago  |  Discuss

Yahoo Fantasy Football ADP Mock Draft

Average Draft Position is important to remember when you enter your fantasy football drafts this summer. If you do you homework, you will know which players are being undervalued and who is being overvalued, as well as the same for certain positions. At the end of June, we started our ADP Mock Draft series with High Stakes Fantasy Football.  Now we get to compare the "experts...
Via We Talk Fantasy Sports
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Yearbook awards: who would be the Chicago Bears class clown?

Tonight the ESPY awards are airing on ESPN, where the best athletes in the world mingle with movie stars. We all tune in to bask in the glory of the most popular people in the world. Basically it’s a lot like high school. You remember high school. The excitement of having new freedoms and making new friends, the angst of dating, acne, popularity contests, cliques. Homecoming....
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9 days ago  |  Discuss

Bears have a solid 1-2 punch

Last season it was all Matt Forte at the running back position. Michael Bush was virtually non-existent and Michael Ford just didn’t have the talent or experience to be a consistent performer. Rookie Ka’Deem Carey will help shoulder the load this year while the third spot is still very much up for grabs.   Matt Forte It was a career year for Forte who will look to have another...
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10 days ago  |  Discuss

Matt Forte NFL’s third best runningback

Posted to Matt ForteMatt Forte, the Bears ground pounder for the last eight seasons has finally been credited national attention. NFL.com’s Bucky Brooks has rated Forte third in the NFL at the RB position and rightfully so. Only Jamal Charles (#2) and LeSean McCoy (#1) were rated higher. Adrian Peterson actually came in behind Forte at #4. It has been a long time coming for Matt...
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10 days ago  |  Discuss

Chicago Bears Receivers Want To Be “The Best”

Posted to Chicago BearsThe Chicago Bears have arguably the best receiving core heading into the 2014 season. Lead by five time Pro-Bowl selection Brandon Marshall, the Chicago Bears receivers feel like they have something to prove. “I know we want to be the best,” Alshon Jeffery said. “Every year we want to be the greatest receiving corps in the league, not just me and Brandon...
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11 days ago  |  Discuss

Bears RB Matt Forte is the most underrated running back in the NFL

Matt Forte is the most underrated running back in the NFL.  I am sick of him being pushed around and not getting enough credit.  The kid is a man among boys on the field.  Last year Matt Forte finished second in the NFL in rushing yards behind only LeSean McCoy.  Forte was not too far […] The post Bears RB Matt Forte is the most underrated running back in the NFL appeared first...
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17 days ago  |  Discuss

Bears will bring the fireworks

Last season’s offense put up 27.8 points per game. That was good for second in the NFL behind the AFC Champions the Denver Broncos. The Bears will able to put up a large amount of points despite it being the first season in Marc Trestman’s offense and two quarterbacks shuffled in and out of the lineup. Expect the Bears to take a bigger step this season. Brandon Marshall is focused...
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21 days ago  |  Discuss

Bears QB coach: ‘I’ve seen incredible progress’ with Jay Cutler

Chicago Bears quarterbacks coach Matt Cavanaugh said Jay Cutler fundamentals continue to improve. “I’ve seen incredible progress,” Cavanaugh said last week, via CSNChicago.com. “When we got in here last year & evaluated him we had a real good conversation with him about certain things that every quarterback should do. We said, ‘Jay it might not be natural, but we want...
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26 days ago  |  Discuss

Better get Matt Forte on your fantasy team

Posted to Fantasy FootballOk, Bears fans already know Matt Forte is one of the best runningbacks in the game. Marcus Grant, a fantasy writer for NFL.com has ranked him amongst the top four for PPR. With another strong showing by Marc Trestman’s offense, Forte may well be the best pick. 11 total views, 11 views today The post Better get Matt Forte on your fantasy team appeared...
Via Sports Mockery
28 days ago  |  1 Comment

Marc Trestman expects Jimmy Clausen to remain on Bears’ roster

Chicago Bears coach Marc Trestman said Thursday that the team would trim its roster of five quarterbacks before the start of training camp, but he expects Jimmy Clausen to be one of the signal callers to stick around. “We’re going through the process today of trying to work a little bit with our roster,” Trestman said, per ESPN.com. “I think that Jimmy has competed, and...
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June 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Chicago Bears RB Matt Forte named top-5 in NFL, Nos. 11-20 revealed

When cover32 released its list of the top 10 running backs in the NFL today, there were plenty of people angry about their favorite team’s workhorse back not making the list. It made for a spirited debate in the “Comments” section below the article. And it also begged another question: How close was Mr. Irate Fan’s RB to making the list? To provide an answer, the editors...
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June 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Chicago Bears GIF: Matt Forte With A Nasty Juke Making Two Defenders Collide

Posted to Chicago BearsMatt Forte’s quickness was on display here as he just embarrassed these Tampa Bay defenders on his way to the end-zone. Looks like #20 is about to get walloped too right after the GIF ends. If you look real closely, you can see their jocks straps laying on the field after they bash into each other. Lovie Smith better be ready for more of this when his Buccaneers...
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June 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Rewind: Power Rankings with Chicago Bears WRs, 20 best QBs, coaches on the hot seat

In case you missed it the best national columns from the cover32 universe this week, here’s the best content from across the network: National Columns • Top 10 in 2014: The best kickers in the NFL today (READ) • Power Rankings: Rating each NFL team’s receiving corps (READ) • Top 10 in 2014: Quarterbacks (11-20) on the verge of breaking in (READ) • Ten NFL head coaches...
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June 15, 2014  |  Discuss
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