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
Backup Dalton comeback thwarted by Lamar Jackson's backup. In a cruel twist of fate, the story book finish for Andy Dalton got erased when Devonta Freeman dashed three yards off tackle with 22 seconds remaining to effectively seal the win for Baltimore 16-13 at Soldier Field. All in all it was a pretty dull game, until the last four minutes of the contest. "It's just a … [Read more...] about Ravens edge Bears Behind Huntley
The numbers just don't lie. Perhaps the most surprising thing this season is the fact the Bears won at Las Vegas, and lost at home to the 49ers. Their three wins are against Cincinnati, Detroit, and the aforementioned Raiders. Simply put, this team is just plain bad. In some respects, it's surprising they're not giving the Jets and Lions a run for their money as one of … [Read more...] about 2021 Chicago Bears Mid Season Grades
There's a little sports alliteration for you. Chicago continues on its collision course with mediocrity. The defending Super Bowl champions gave the visitors a dose of humble pie, keeping them out of the end zone with a decisive beat down, recovering five turnovers. It was a record setting day for Tom Brady, and a disappointing day for Justin Fields. This story … [Read more...] about Brady and Bucs Bash Bears 38-3