| Sep 14, 2013
| 1:48 PM
The Bears defense can generate pressure and create turnover opportunities in third down situations against the Vikings with zone blitz concepts out of their nickel sub package.
As shown here, the Bears have their base nickel defense on the field (five...
| Sep 15, 2013
| 3:43 PM
Brian Urlacher’s playing career is over, but he’s still dishing out hits.
Since becoming an analyst for Fox Sports 1, the legendary Bears linebacker has stirred the pot on faking injuries, why he hates some of the NFL rules changes and how...
| Sep 15, 2013
| 2:18 PM
That was Jay Cutler when it mattered against Minnesota on Sunday.
That will be Jay Cutler after this season ends if he keeps this up.
The Bears needed a drive like they did several minutes earlier when Matt Forte had the ball ripped out of...
| Sep 16, 2013
| 10:48 AM
A quick list of all the wacky crap that transpired in the Bears' 31-30 win over Minnesota:
1. Minnesota's Cordarrelle Patterson returned the game's opening kickoff 105 yards for a touchdown.
2. Devin Hester returned the ensuing kickoff 76 yards, en...
| Sep 18, 2013
| 6:55 AM
OK, so Julius Peppers was sick. What’s the excuse for the rest of the Bears' defensive line?
Right now, that appears to be the worst unit on the Bears. I mean, it looks like the pass rush is being coordinated by Fox.
I’ve heard that the...
| Sep 18, 2013
| 10:43 PM
After the latest mistake by Christian Ponder suddenly became a touchdown for the other team, Minnesota coach Leslie Frazier approached his quarterback on the sideline late in that second quarter in Chicago.
Their brief conversation, and the look on...
| Oct 28, 2013
| 6:52 AM
If you were watching TV on Sunday night looking to find hope for the Bears on Monday night at Lambeau field, sorry, people. The Packers' went to Minnesota and gave the Bears a TV preview that was rated "M" for "Mommy Make It Stop." Aaron Rodgers is...
| Nov 6, 2013
| 10:59 PM
MINNEAPOLIS -- Imagine young Robert Griffin III running a form of the tricky read-option offense, with a still-in-his-prime Adrian Peterson behind him for handoffs.
Even with a reconstructed knee on each of their blazing-fast bodies, that’d be a...
| Nov 8, 2013
| 10:29 PM
The NFL limit is dressing 46 players for a game. But that didn’t matter Thursday to the Vikings.
They couldn’t find more than 44 healthy bodies.
Minnesota had nine players on the 53-man active roster unable to play, but the Vikings still...
| Sep 28, 2013
| 3:50 PM
Getting an edge on Peyton Manning in three easy steps:
1. Draw up a comprehensive list of blitzes and pressure packages.
2. Put those on a card and laminate it.
3. Feed that play sheet into the shredder.
If there are blitzes that work against...
| Nov 14, 2013
| 11:15 PM
EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. — Cordarrelle Patterson came to the Minnesota Vikings as a raw rookie, so there were no expectations that he’d immediately be an every-down wide receiver.
Patterson had only one season of major college experience at...
| Nov 15, 2013
| 4:31 PM
The NFL has gone out of its way to protect quarterbacks — the shiny hood ornaments on their billion dollar product.
Can't hit 'em too high, can't hit 'em too low, can't hit 'em as they slide … and, for heaven's sake, don't breathe on them...