Posts Tagged ‘John Fox’

Bears back on track, thanks to Mack

It was closer than it should have been, but the Bears are off and running. Having blown a big lead at Green Bay a week earlier, things were getting a little edgy when Russell Wilson hit Tyler Locket in the back corner of the end zone to get Seattle within one score, but this time the defense stepped up and closed out the game…

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QUICK SNAPS: The Coaching Merry-Go-Round (2017 edition)

It’s that time of year again. The regular season ends and all hell lets loose in the managerial ranks of the NFL. Head coaches, assistant coaches, general managers and other staff are all in the firing line as franchises search for the ingredient which will bring them success in 2018. Richard O’Hagan tries to keep up.

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Bears look good? The Browns must be even worse than we thought.

Full disclosure: I thought the Bears would lose this. In my defence, why wouldn’t I? John Fox has been in town three years and in that time he’s never won a game in which the Bears were favourites. It had only happened seven times, because the Bears have been so bad it’s not often anyone expects them to win…

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Season can’t end quick enough for sorry Bears

Last week the Bears looked like a capable NFL offense when they smashed the Bengals. Usually after a performance like that I get taken in and begin to believe that the good times might be just around the corner. This time I didn’t…

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Gould-en Oldie comes back to kick Bears where it hurts

San Francisco’s Robbie Gould kicked five field goals on his return to Soldier Field to inflict misery on his former team. This loss was just so Bears, writes a dejected Dave Usher…

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Growth from the offense but Bears still find a way to lose

Another week, another frustrating loss for the Bears. They’re close, but not close enough and seem to excel at finding different ways to lose. At least there was signs of progress from the offense this week…

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Bears slump against depleted Packers – time for Fox to go

The improving Bears had been looking forward to a strong second half of the season, kicking off with a win over their under-strength rivals Green Bay at Soldier Field last Sunday. Let’s just say it didn’t go according to plan…

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3 and out: Battling effort but Bears come up just short

It was another spirited showing from the Bears but ultimately they just fell short in New Orleans, as silly mistakes and a controversial call from the officials proved too much to overcome…

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3 and out: Trubisky era brings hope but still ends in a loss

It was all change at quarterback in Chicago as exciting rookie Mitchell Trubisky replaced the ponderous Mike Glennon, but in the end it was the same old story. Turnovers and a loss. Dave Usher reports…

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3 and out: Bears embarrassed by depleted Packers

Any glimmer of hope Bears fans had following last week’s gutsy win over the Steelers was ruthlessly extinguished by Aaron Rodgers and a depleted Packers team on Thursday night. A tired and bleary eyed Dave Usher reports on a bad, bad night for Chicago…

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