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Three Takeaways from Bears Loss to Lions

Five and ten. Five and ten, unacceptable. The Chicago Bears lost to the Detroit Lions at Solider Field on Sunday. In surprise to a lot of people, including myself, the Bears hung in with the first place Lions. Late in the third quarter the Bears had a 14-10 lead, but like the Bears have done all season they found away to lose.The Bears had the Lions at third and long when Mathew...
Via Pro Football Spot
4 days ago  |  Discuss

A Big Win In ‘The Windy City’ Has The Cowboys Thinking Playoffs

#29 DeMarco Murray of the Dallas Cowboys evades a tackle attempted by #26 Tim Jennings of the Chicago Bears in Chicago on Thursday, December 4th, 2014. (Mandatory Credit: David Banks/Getty Images). Tony Romo and company thrashed the Chicago Bears 41-28 at Soldier Field in Chicago on Thursday night. The victory moves the ‘Boys up to 9-4 on the season, guaranteeing them a winning...
Via The Sports Journal
20 days ago  |  Discuss

Bears Injury Report: Martellus Bennett, Alshon Jeffery, Tim Jennings

The Chicago Bears will play a second consecutive Thursday game in Week 14, as they welcome the Dallas Cowboys to Soldier Field. Here's a look at Chicago's injuries ahead of an official injury report later on Wednesday. #459651626 / gettyimages.com Tight end Martellus Bennett (foot) practiced fully on Tuesday after being limited on Monday. There does not seem to be any concern...
Via Sports Injury Alert
22 days ago  |  Discuss

Bears Injury Update: Brandon Marshall, Martellus Bennett, Tim Jennings

The Chicago Bears were embarrassed on Sunday night - on both sides of the ball - against the Green Bay Packers. With two of their best offensive weapons in Brandon Marshall and Martellus Bennett banged up, as well as cornerback Tim Jennings, the Bears could be in trouble this Sunday when they take on the Minnesota Vikings. #458720120 / gettyimages.com Marshall, Bennett, and...
Via NFL Injury Report
November 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Brandon Marshall to Media After Blowout Loss: Put Your Ears to The Door

At least Marshall has a sense of humor about things. I think he was joking. Brandon Marshall taunts media to "put your ears closer to the door" as he enters locker room. Tim Jennings tells media to back up. — Jeff Dickerson (@ESPNChiBears) October 26, 2014
Via BlackSportsOnline
October 26, 2014  |  Discuss

More Chicago Bears Becoming Critical of Mel Tucker

Mel Tucker is already not in good standing with Chicago Bears fans.  It would seem that plague has begun to spread to the players too. Tim Jennings Joins Lance Briggs In Questions About Defense Two weeks ago, after the Bears endured a tough loss to the Packers, longtime leader Lance Briggs was asked what contributed to the defense’s collapse in the second half that allowed Green...
Via Sports Mockery
October 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Preseason Shows Why Chicago Bears Took Kyle Fuller

Many wonder what compelled the Chicago Bears to take cornerback Kyle Fuller in the 1st round of the draft.  Preseason stats offer some key hints. Mel Tucker starting defense very effective with Fuller on the field Phil Emery said that when it appeared the Bears were going to have a number of players on their short list be available with the 14th overall pick in the May draft, he...
Via Sports Mockery
September 03, 2014  |  Discuss

2014 NFC North Preview: The Ductile Division

Some things you should know about the NFC North: The fourth best team (Minnesota) might be the best team in the AFC South or AFC North. At least half of its backup quarterbacks (Matt Flynn, Matt Cassel) could start for the Texans. Or the Jaguars. The eighth best wide receiver in this division (Greg Jennings) might be the best wide receiver in the AFC East. The fourth best...
Via The Sports Post
August 31, 2014  |  Discuss

The Bears are Forced to Part Ways with Super Bowl XLI Hero

CHICAGO, IL —  The Chicago Bears are clearing the roster and trimming it down to the required 53 by the 3:00 p.m. deadline. A bit of surprise to see Kelvin Hayden released, but every year tough decisions like this need to be made. The highlight of his career came in Super Bowl XLI, against the Bears, when he intercepted a Rex Grossman pass and returned it 56 yards for a touchdown...
Via Sports Mockery
August 30, 2014  |  Discuss

Time for Chicago Bears to Start Clock on Mel Tucker

There is no question that the coach feeling the most heat for the Chicago Bears is Mel Tucker.  His clock for keeping his job starts soon. Bears defense is third-worst for NFL preseason Fans are already getting bad visions of 2013.  The Bears defense has not looked good at all for most of the preseason.  Through four games it ranks 30th overall in the league, allowing 28 points...
Via Sports Mockery
August 29, 2014  |  Discuss

Madden NFL 15 Favors Packers in NFC North

Is everyone a Green Bay Packers fan? Even the good people over at EA Sports, the company who creates the Madden games, are favoring the Packers over the Bears. The Packers are rated at a 88 overall, and here is what Alex Gelhar had to say about it. The 2013 NFC North champions reign supreme when it comes to team ratings in the division with their score of 88. That’s likely in...
Via Sports Mockery
August 28, 2014  |  Discuss

The Stats Prove It, Tim Jennings Is Elite

The endless debate over the past year in the NFL has been which cornerback is the best in the league. Richard Sherman, Darelle Revis, and Patrick Peterson, are considered the “Big Three” of the position, but why doesn’t any one mention cornerback Tim Jennings in the discussion? Note: Revis did miss most of 2012 (14 games) with an injury. Stats Don’t Lie When we take a look...
Via Sports Mockery
August 22, 2014  |  Discuss

How NFL Rule Changes Will Affect the Bears

Cornerbacks Charles Tillman, Tim Jennings and the rest of the Chicago Bears defensive secondary have their work cut out for them. Defensive holding and illegal contact are just two of the rules the NFL has placed major emphasis on for the upcoming season. NFL officials have basically been instructed to make sure the receivers run their routes unhampered. NFL official Alberto Riveron...
Via Sports Mockery
August 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Chicago Bears: Too Soon to Judge the Defense

The defense is already hearing it about their supposed lack of progress for the Chicago Bears.  Here are some reasons why the judgment is far too early. Mel Tucker has four starting spots that need filling Hearing estimates that the Bears defenses ranks 30th thus far in the preseason has to sound depressing to fans, but the reality is this defense is still processing itself.  Coordinator...
Via Sports Mockery
August 19, 2014  |  Discuss

NFL Notes: Bears, Chargers, Dolphins, Packers, Patriots, Rams, & Titans

  Bears CB Tim Jennings has been working exclusively at nickel cornerback. (Michael C. Wright) Chargers Undrafted rookie RB Branden Oliver’s best chance to make the 53-man roster could be as a kick returner. (Eric D. Williams) Dolphins The Dolphins are reportedly “making a concerted effort” to get new QB Brady Quinn acclimated to their offense. (James Walker) Packers...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
August 12, 2014  |  Discuss

NFL Notes: Bears, Cardinals, Dolphins, Panthers, Seahawks & Titans

Bears CB Tim Jennings has played exclusively as the nickel corner during team practices. (Michael C. Wright) RT Jordan Mills could miss Thursday’s preseason game as he has not yet recovered from surgery he had in January to repair a fractured metatarsal in his left foot. (Michael C. Wright) WR Chris Williams, OG Eben Britton, RT Jordan Mills, WR Marquess Wilson, CB Isaiah...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
August 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Chicago Bears 2014 Defensive Backs Preview

2014 Will Be BetterBy: Alex CroweThe Chicago Bears had one of the worst defenses in the NFL last season. The secondary has received a lot of the blame for the poor play of defense, especially guys like Chris Conte. The fact of the matter is, though, that the secondary was forced into a bad situation under bad circumstances.Things will be better in 2014.To start, the defensive line...
Via Pro Football Spot
August 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Long cleared, Jennings practices at Bears camp

After an off day Tuesday, the Chicago Bears received some welcome news as they returned to practice Wednesday at Olivet Nazarene University in Bourbonnais. Guard Kyle Long was cleared to return to practice after missing the start of camp due to a viral infection, and cornerback Tim Jennings was back on the field after nursing a quad injury. Long, who [...]
Via Bears Claws
July 30, 2014  |  Discuss

NFL Notes: Bears, Colts, Dolphins, Seahawks, & Vikings

Bears CB Tim Jennings was able to take part in individual drills, but was still held out of full-team portion. (Michael C. Wright) HC Marc Trestman spent some time working with backup quarterbacks Jordan Palmer and Jimmy Clausen to improve their footwork. (Michael C. Wright) S Chris Conte is expected to come off the PUP list at some point in the near future. (Michael C. Wright...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
July 30, 2014  |  Discuss

What Packers Rivals Really Think – Bears Edition

As Packers fans, we know how we view our team and their NFC North Rivals. But I’d guess most of us are curious as to how opposing fans view the same subjects. So to find out, one of our regular readers/commenters here, Jesse Cook (aka Bearmeat) contacted a few friends who are (somewhat) sane fans of our Division rivals and peppered them (pun intended) with questions about our...
Via AllGreenBayPackers.com
July 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Chicago Bears: Top 5 Defenders Who Missed the Most Tackles in 2013-14

Posted to Chicago BearsThe Chicago Bears missed a lot of tackles last season, 137 to be exact. The defensive front was exposed on numerous occasions, especially when Adrian Peterson galloped for 211 yards on December 1st at Soldier Field. Most blame the poor play of the defensive line, but mistackles also played a key role. Here are the top 5 defenders from the Chicago Bears that...
Via Sports Mockery
July 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Top 5 Touchdown Leaders For the Chicago Bears in 2013

Posted to Chicago BearsThe Chicago Bears offense exploded in 2013 finishing second in scoring, up from 16th in 2012. The addition of Marc Trestman, and the emergence of Josh McCown played vital roles in the offensive success of 2013 – but the skill players helped too. Here are the top 5 touchdown leaders from 2013… This list shows us a few things. - Marc Trestman uses his best...
Via Sports Mockery
July 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Chicago Bears: The Good, Bad & Ugly Heading Into 2014

The GoodOn January 4th and thereby only three days after the heartbreaking 33-28 loss against the Green Bay Packers in the season finale, the Chicago Bears locked up Jay Cutler, Matt Slauson and Tim Jennings. All three of them belonged to the best players on the team in 2013 and with that, general manager Phil Emery laid the foundation early for a successful campaign this year.Jay...
Via Football Nation
June 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Did The Bears Defense Really Get Better For 2014?

The Bears invested a lot of effort and energy into trying to improve the defensive unit for 2014. They released Julius Peppers for salary cap purposes. They allowed Henry Melton, Corey Wootton and Major Wright to all leave via free agency. Brought in were DE's Jared Allen, Lamarr Houston, Willie Young and Israel Idonije. DT Jay Ratliff was re-signed as were Peanut Tillman and Tim...
Via Pro Football Spot
June 09, 2014  |  Discuss

PIC: Chicago Bears Cornerback Tandem At The Blackhawks Game

Posted to Bring Back the Honey BearsKyle Fuller was spending some quality time with Tim Jennings last night at the Blackhawks game, apparently in a suite. They sure ain’t broke. Fuller and Jennings are expected to be the Chicago Bears cornerbacks of the foreseeable future, no disrespect to Peanut. Fuller is 22, and Jennings is 30 – so one would expect Mr. Fuller to be around...
Via Sports Mockery
June 02, 2014  |  Discuss
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