Editor's note: Now that we are in the midst of the bowl games, see below how we would have seeded this hypothetical NCAA football tourney We cheered when college football went from a two team arbitrary championship game to a four team playoff system. However, with four teams and five power conferences, a team the deserves a chance to compete will get shut out. So … [Read more...] about It’s Time To Expand the College Playoffs
Archives for 2021
It is unlikely to change the course of Matt Nagy's tenure in Chicago, but his decision to go for a two-point conversion finally gave Chicago a much needed win. Nick Foles found out on Friday before the game that he would be starting. "I did my job," said Foles. "I knew my teammates needed me because of the situation. It's been really unique this year in Chicago. There's … [Read more...] about Gutsy Call Gets Bears 25-24 Road Win at Seattle
Just when you thought things couldn't get any stranger than they were in 2020, say hello to 2021. Due to positive Covid tests, the Chicago Bears had to activate eight players from the practice squad to suit up for Monday night's home game against Minnesota. It would have made for a great Cinderella story, a bunch of practice players taking on a Vikings team, fighting to … [Read more...] about Bad News Bears Victims of Covid and Vikings in 17-3 Loss.
The lead in for this story was going to be "Tale of Two Halves" until I saw a teaser with that exact wording on NBCSports Chicago's post game show. So the new lead really needs to be "Aaron Rodgers ownership stake in the Bears increases." The seventeen year NFL veteran showed why his dominance of his NFC North foe continued, with a 341-yard, four-touchdown performance in … [Read more...] about 2021 Packers Still Own Bears After 45-30 Lambeau Loss
The best way to end a 5-game skid is to have the worst team in the NFL invite you over for the Thanksgiving feast. However, it's nothing to gloat about if it takes a last-second field goal to overcome an even more mediocre team. Such was the case on Turkey Day, that the first televised game of the day was a veritable fowl of a contest, in which Chicago managed to get into … [Read more...] about Bears feast on Lions for Thanksgiving