Cincinnati Bengals at Chicago Bears – Week One Preview

  Week 1 -- Cincinnati Bengals at Chicago Bears Part 1 of a 17 part series analyzing each week of the Bears’ season The Bears start off the season with the Cincinnati Bengals. This is the first time  the new Bears team will be in full … [Read more...]

Predicting the Final 53: Chicago Bears’ Defense and Special Teams

As the final deadline for roster cuts looms, NFL teams across the country make some very difficult roster decisions. Teams will release players that they do not want to lose but just do not have room for. Some players are kept on practice squads, … [Read more...]

Predicting the Final 53: Chicago Bears’ Offense

Roster cuts are one of the darkest times in the NFL. A total of 1,184 players are cut across the league as teams contract down to their final 53 players. Teams face tough decisions on who to keep and who to let loose, and every year there are a … [Read more...]

Elite Quarterback Illusion: Why Jay Cutler is Good Enough to Win a Super Bowl

In the modern day NFL, everything is about the quarterback. It is a pass-driven league and teams cannot survive without a quality quarterback under center. That is why teams invest so much in their passers, with both money and draft picks. The … [Read more...]

Defending Jerry Angelo: Why the Chicago Bears Ex-GM Was Not All That Bad

For Chicago Bears fans, former general manager Jerry Angelo was the go-to scapegoat. If something went wrong with the team, it was Angelo’s fault. And, a fair number of times, it probably was his fault. He consistently failed to fix the offensive … [Read more...]

Two Extremes: Best and Worst Case Scenarios for the 2013 Chicago Bears

The NFL is a league of extremes. Fans think either someone is really good, or they are really bad. There is very little in between anymore. If a player messes up, he immediately becomes the worst player in the league at his position and even the … [Read more...]

Championship Aspirations: How the 2013 Chicago Bears Stack Up Against the 2012 Baltimore Ravens

When a team wins the Super Bowl, they are almost always thrust into the spotlight until another champion is crowned. Every team is compared to the Super Bowl Champions to see if they are good enough to stack up with the best of the best. The 2012 … [Read more...]

Aaron Kromer: Why the Chicago Bears’ Biggest Offensive Line Upgrade May Be the Coach

NFL coaches and players alike always say that the game is won and lost in the trenches. The offensive and defensive lineman are some of the most under-appreciated players in the league, as many fans do not know most of them by name, even though they … [Read more...]

Youth Movement: Why the Chicago Bears Desperately Need Their Young Players to Step Up

Every team does its best to balance talent and youth. Obviously teams want to be the absolute best they can possibly be, but they also have to look at the future too and keep younger, less refined players on the roster to be ready to take over … [Read more...]

Training Camp: 5 Things to Watch as the Chicago Bears Head to Bourbonnais

Training camp is a wonderful time of year. It is the closest thing to real football that fans have had since the Super Bowl. Offseason minicamps just do not bring the same intensity without the pads. Training camp lets the linemen suit up and really … [Read more...]