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Bears taking aim at postseason

The 5-6 Chicago Bears are starting have the playoff talk at the right time, but the team needs wins while losses from their division rivals are needed to help them get into postion to grab a spot in January. “Unless you win that very last game, that’s kind of the big one, you’re not happy.,” Fox said, via the Chicago Sun-Times. “And there’s only one of those every year...
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December 06, 2015  |  Discuss

Pernell McPhee takes shot at Aaron Rodgers

Bears linebacker Pernell McPhee knows a thing or two about division rivalries, and he’s bringing some of the AFC North culture to the NFC North. After the Packers defeated the Bears 31-23 at Chicago in the season opener, Aaron Rodgers said “It’s always fun to beat the Bears.” That ticked off McPhee, and he told ESPN.com that he used it as motivation in the Bears’ 17-13...
Via The Sports Daily
December 01, 2015  |  Discuss

Bears LB McPhee fires back at Aaron Rodgers after Week 1 comment

It took more than two months, but Chicago Bears linebacker Pernell McPhee finally got the last laugh. McPhee did not forget about Aaron Rodgers' comment about how "fun" it is to beat the Bears, after a Green Bay Packers victory at Soldier Field in Week 1. He took it as a personal slight and used it as motivation on Thanksgiving, when the Bears topped the Packers, 17-13, in a rematch...
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November 30, 2015  |  Discuss

Behind Enemy Lines with James Neveau of NBC Chicago

Amanda and Chris open the Thanksgiving edition of Behind Enemy Lines discussing the Green Bay Packers important win on the road versus the Minnesota Vikings, and speculate as to whether or not every Packers player should be wearing hoodies this week. They talk about the resurgence of Eddie Lacy, winning the war in the trenches, and then give thanks for Aaron Rodgers. Then, they...
Via Packers Talk Radio Network
November 24, 2015  |  Discuss

LB Pernell McPhee on slow start by defense: 'That s--t will make you mad, man'

Chicago Bears linebacker wasn't in the mood to shine a positive light on his unit's slow start that gave the Broncos and gave starter Brock Osweiler his first career win. "That s--t will make you mad, man," McPhee said, via CSN Chicago. "We lost our minds for a second," Bears linebacker Shea McClellin said. "Sometimes that happens. Sometimes we get confused. We have to clean that...
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November 23, 2015  |  Discuss

Stretch of 4 wins in 6 games puts Bears in playoff hunt

LAKE FOREST, Ill. (AP) In a week's time, coach John Fox's Chicago Bears have used two road victories to go from rebuilders to potential contenders in an NFC with only one runaway team. So with a home game approaching against his old club, the Denver Broncos, Fox has his attention focused entirely on the future rather than the circumstances that led to his departure from the Mile...
Via AP on Fox
November 16, 2015  |  Discuss

Recap: Chicago Bears Take Over the Lou

WRITTEN BY: Lawrence Jones Despite injuries to key players Matt Forte (knee) and Pernell McPhee (knee), The Chicago Bears add another victory under their belt to move them closer to five hundred (.500). The Bears offense was firing on all cylinders Sunday as they stole the show from start to finish. #Bears proved to be a better team this afternoon. The infamous Rams Defense comes...
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November 16, 2015  |  Discuss

Three of Chicago's key playmakers didn't even make trip to St. Louis

The Chicago Bears were undermanned upon arrival for their matchup with the St. Louis Rams on Sunday.Three of the team's biggest contributors -- running back Matt Forte, wide receiver Eddie Royal and outside linebakcer Pernell McPhee -- did not even make the short trip to St. Louis. ESPN's Adam Schefter was the first to report the news, and the team confirmed his report shortly thereafter...
Via Fox Sports
November 15, 2015  |  Discuss

Tuesday web roundup: Chicago Bears

Bears stun San Diego with late rally Trailing 16-7 entering the fourth quarter, the Bears outscored San Diego ... On their ensuing drive, they reached the Chicago 6 at the ... One-handed catch-of-the-year candidate wins game for Chicago ... Tight end Zach Miller is the toast of Chicago this morning after this incredible catch provided the winning touchdown for the Bearsagainst...
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November 10, 2015  |  Discuss

LB McPhee active for Bears at Chargers

SAN DIEGO (AP) Chicago Bears linebacker Pernell McPhee is active for their game at the San Diego Chargers. McPhee had been questionable with a knee injury. He has a team-high five sacks in his first year with Chicago. Linebacker Shea McClellin (knee), center Hroniss Grasu (neck), running back Matt Forte (knee) and receiver Eddie Royal (knee) are inactive for the Bears. Rookie Jeremy...
Via AP on Fox
November 09, 2015  |  Discuss

Chicago Bears: Three takeaways from the loss against Minnesota

Any chance the Chicago Bears had at turning their season around ended yesterday with a last second loss to the Minnesota Vikings. The loss puts the Bears at 2-5 for the season and likely ends any chance they had at making the playoffs. Coming into this season, most figured this was how the season was going to unfold since the Bears are in a “re-building” phase. Since the playoffs...
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November 02, 2015  |  Discuss

Adrian Peterson offers three compliments for new Bears star Pernell McPhee

Often when two division rivals are getting ready to face eachother on Sunday you’ll read plenty of bulletin board material, but Chicago Bears linebacker Pernell McPhee is playing so spectacular right now that even his competition is showing great respect. In a press conference with reporters yesterday Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson had nothing but nice things to...
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October 29, 2015  |  Discuss

Adrian Peterson: Bears OLB McPhee is 'a man among children'

Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson is a beast, but real always recognizes real. And when Peterson looks at Chicago Bears outside linebacker Pernell McPhee, he sees a beast.Peterson said McPhee stands out on film like "a man among children," according to Zach Zaidman of the Bears Radio Network.Chicago's starting inside linebackers lead the team in tackles, but McPhee is...
Via Fox Sports
October 29, 2015  |  Discuss

Watch: The top five plays of the season from Bears linebacker Pernell McPhee

Signing Pernell McPhee was easily the smartest move that the Chicago Bears front office made this past offseason. In case you haven’t seen him, McPhee has been the team’s best player on the field. Some football writers are even saying he’s the league’s top defender not named J.J. Watt. I don’t know about that but McPhee is strong, fast, smart, and just a little bit completely...
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October 21, 2015  |  Discuss

Chicago Bears upset over several calls officials made on Sunday

Maybe it’s not an excuse, but the officials certainly didn’t do the Chicago Bears any favors in their loss this week to the Detroit Lions. Several plays were considered controversial and Bears fans are still upset about them today. As it turns out, they’re not alone, because the team plans on submitting several plays to the NFL league offices for review, according to head coach...
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October 19, 2015  |  Discuss

Areas of Improvement for the Bears Heading into the Bye

The Chicago Bears blew a fourth quarter lead and lost 37-34 in overtime to the Detroit Lions after Matt Prater nailed a 27-yard game-winning field goal.  After losing a tough one in Detroit, the Bears go into the bye-week at 2-4 and third place in the NFC North.  There are three major improvements the Bears must address in order to stay in the race for a crowded wild card spot...
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October 19, 2015  |  Discuss

WATCH: Chicago Bears DL Pernell McPhee Destroys Lions QB Matthew Stafford With Powerful Sack

The Chicago Bears have gone from looking like a team ready to have a fire sale to one that is actually playing pretty decent football. It helps to have Jay Cutler making more good plays than bad, but it especially helps to have the defense stepping up its play in recent weeks. The Bears defensive line was certainly trying to do its part against the Detroit Lions. They got a couple...
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October 18, 2015  |  Discuss

Pernell McPhee is leading the Bears' defense by example

Chicago Bears outside linebacker Pernell McPhee isn't ready to crown himself as the leader of the defense, even though he has stood out as the unit's most dominant player this season. Instead, he would rather just be himself and let others make of it what they may."It's hard work," McPhee said, per Bob LeGere of theDaily Herald. "When you put in the hard work, automatically you...
Via Fox Sports
October 15, 2015  |  Discuss

First and 10: Ten NFL players who are surprising everybody so far this season

Each NFL season is its own unique story. One year a team might rise from the wild card spot to claim a Super Bowl victory. The next another team might roll over everybody on its way to a championship. That’s the beauty of watching American’s most popular game year in and year out: you can always be surprised. In that spirit, let’s take a look at ten players who have been exceeding...
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October 15, 2015  |  Discuss

Bears linebacker Pernell McPhee listed as best defender not named J.J. Watt

I don’t know who the second best football player in the world is but he’s no match for J.J. Watt, who sets the benchmark for how NFL defenders are evaluated these days. The MVP award should rightly go to him every year. Unfortunately Watt is playing on one of the most hopeless teams in the league and doesn’t get enough recognition because he’s not playing quarterback. He’s...
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October 14, 2015  |  Discuss

Woman Crush Wednesday: WWE Diva shows faith in the Chicago Bears, legs

The Chicago Bears are on a roll! Silence! Two games still qualifies as a winning streak where we’re from, so let’s enjoy the moment. Matt Forte leads the NFL in rushing yards, Jay Cutler is throwing clutch passes all over the place, and Pernell McPhee is playing out of his mind. As if you needed another reason to have faith in the 2015 Chicago Bears, check out this Twitter post...
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October 14, 2015  |  Discuss

Watch: Jay Cutler goes ham in the Bears’ one-point win over the Chiefs

I could get used to this whole win-streak thing. After starting out the year with a disappointing three losses in a row, the Chicago Bears have bounced back with two narrow wins in consecutive weeks. First, they beat the Oakland Raiders by two thanks to a 50 yard field goal by Robbie Gould in the final seconds. Then, they bested the Kansas City Chiefs by one on Sunday. Calling the...
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October 13, 2015  |  Discuss

Bears LB McPhee on recent breakout: 'I just broke them chains off'

Chicago Bears outside linebacker Pernell McPhee had a quiet first two games of the season. Chicago's top free-agency acquisition said he felt like he was playing with "chains" wrapped around him in those early outings, according to Dan Wiederer of the Chicago Tribune.In the two games since then, a lot has changed."I just broke them chains off," McPhee said, per the Tribune. "I told...
Via Fox Sports
October 08, 2015  |  Discuss

Raiders' Del Rio wouldn't change late play call against Bears

Jack Del Rio opted to hand the ball off to Roy Helu on a crucial third down play.The head coach says he'd make the same call again -- but only if his team would block Bears' linebacker Pernell McPhee."It was definitely there, if we executed the play," Del Rio told Jerry McDonald of Bay Area News Group. "But you have to give (McPhee) credit. He's a game-wrecker kind of guy. He ended...
Via Fox Sports
October 06, 2015  |  Discuss

Bright Side: Three Chicago Bears who are balling in 2015

By now you have probably heard about as much doom and gloom regarding the 2015 Chicago Bears as you can handle. Through three games the Bears are ranked dead last in defense (opponents are averaging 35 points per game) and second to last on offense (Chicago is averaging 15.3.) The front office is trading players left and right to stockpile late round draft picks, and there doesn’t...
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October 01, 2015  |  Discuss
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