Archive for the ‘Chicago Bears’ Category

Chicago Bears Season Recap

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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

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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

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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

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

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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

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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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3 and out: Butterfingered Bears deny Barkley win

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Chicago dropped to 2-9 on the season after a heart breaking loss to the Titans. No-one snatches defeat from the jaws of victory quite like these Bears, writes Dave Usher…

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RELEASE THE HOUNDS: Bears D must disregard offensive struggles and continue to forge their own identity

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The Bears are 2-7 and rooted to the foot of the NFC North, but their improving defense might be something for fans to take encouragement from…

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PICK SIX – The Dear Departed

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It has been another frenetic week in the NFL. But whilst the Titans and a certain Jared Goff have been hogging the headlines, some of the following may have escaped your attention. 

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Roughing the Passer – Same Old Jay / Cry me a Rivers

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It’s the most important position in sports and also perhaps the most difficult to play, but that doesn’t mean we should go easy on them when it all goes wrong. Dave Usher dishes out this week’s brickbats to two old AFC West foes…

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