Archive for the ‘NFC North’ Category



The weekend’s Divisional Round of the playoffs brought thrills, controversy and a few surprises as four of the best games of the season graced our screens. 

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POINTS AFTER – Wrapping Up Wild Card Weekend


After a surprisingly one-sided Wild Card Weekend, we take a look at the key factors in each game.

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Chicago Bears Season Recap


The Chicago Bears will have top three pick in this year’s draft after a wretched 3-13 season left them in the basement with the hapless Cleveland Browns and crisis ridden San Francisco 49ers. Dave Usher looks back on a bad, bad year for the Bears…

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3 and out: Sorry Bears still talking smack after another blowout loss


The 3-13 Bears were blown out for the second week running after an embarrassing showing in Minnesota, yet bizarrely one of their veteran leaders is guaranteeing a Superbowl win next season. An exasperated Dave Usher reports…

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3 and out: Reality Bites for Barkley as Bears crash and burn


Matt Barkley had a day to forget as the Bears slumped to a dire home loss at the hands of the Redskins. Barkley was intercepted five times, but our Bears writer Dave Usher says that might be a blessing in disguise…

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Bears battle hard, but continue to find new and more agonising ways to lose


Aaron Rodgers broke Chicago hearts again with a last gasp 60yd strike to Jordy Nelson to set up a game winning field goal, after the Bears had come back from the dead to put themselves on the brink of a stunning victory. Dave Usher reports on another tale of what should have been…

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PICK SIX – The Merry-Go-Round Never Stops

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Whilst other businesses are winding down for the festive season, the NFL is merely gearing up for another couple of money-spinning weekends. Which means that the money spinning  merry-go-round isn’t about to slow up yet. 

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THE LONDON EYE – Pass the Meh


The NFL has announced an increased slate of London games for 2017, but someone just isn’t satisfied… 

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3 and out: Spirited Bears keep it close, but Barkley is let down again


The Bears continue to play hard and take games down to the wire, but their inability to get over the line once again undermined them in a spirited loss in Detroit. Dave Usher reports on another tale of what might have been for Matt Barkley…

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Bears win the Battle of the Bums


Two terrible teams met at Soldier Field and for most of the first half the game was almost unwatchable. Then Matt Barkley and the Bears stepped it up to show they may be bad, but at least they’re not the Niners…

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