Category: ‘Bears 101 Features’
Lovie Smith’s Tenure as Chicago Bears Head Coach Should Be Remembered for Positives
January 18th, 2013 at 10:09 PM
Lovie Smith. The head coach whose offense always ranked towards the bottom end of the NFL. The head coach driven out of town after the Chicago Bears failed to miss the playoffs after starting the 2012 season 7-1. ***PHOTO1*** But wait a second here….isn’t this the same Lovie Smith that lead...
Chicago Bears Win; Still Miss Out on Playoffs
December 30th, 2012 at 7:52 PM
***PHOTO1*** The Minnesota Vikings were not only able to beat the Green Bay Packers today, but in turn also knocked the Chicago Bears out of the playoff picture. The Vikings locked up the No. 6 and final seed in the NFC, and the Chicago Bears are going home, despite their narrow...
Week 17 NFL Picks: Bears 101′s Game Predictions
December 30th, 2012 at 11:19 AM
***PHOTO1*** Last week marked a great week for us here at Bears 101. We selected 14 of the 16 games correctly and are looking to end the year on a high note. Our record to date is 140-81-1, and we have 16 more games to choose until the 2012-13 regular season...
Chicago Bears Vs Detroit Lions: Week 17 Injury Report and Preview
December 30th, 2012 at 10:26 AM
Chicago Bears Pos Player Injury NFL Status RB Armando Allen KNEE QUESTIONABLE S Chris Conte HAMSTRING OUT LB Blake Costanzo CALF OUT RB Matt Forte ANKLE PROBABLE CB Tim Jennings SHOULDER PROBABLE DT Henry Melton CHEST QUESTIONABLE T Jonathan Scott HAMSTRING PROBABLE CB Charles Tillman RIBS, ELBOW PROBABLE LB Brian Urlacher HAMSTRING DOUBTFUL Detroit Lions Pos Player Injury NFL Status S Don Carey KNEE PROBABLE S Louis Delmas KNEE QUESTIONABLE CB Chris Houston HAMSTRING, HIP QUESTIONABLE WR Calvin Johnson KNEE, ANKLE PROBABLE TE Brandon Pettigrew ANKLE DOUBTFUL RB Kevin Smith THUMB PROBABLE DE Kyle Vanden Bosch NOT INJURY RELATED PROBABLE *** Prior to the start of the season, when people saw this game on the schedule for the final week, they likely thought it would...
Chicago Bears Prove They Can Beat the Non-Elite in Thrashing of Arizona Cardinals
December 24th, 2012 at 12:02 PM
***PHOTO1*** The Chicago Bears kept their playoff chances alive Sunday by dismantling the Arizona Cardinals 28-13, in a game that wasn't as close as the score suggests. The Bears improve to 9-6 on the season, but still remain behind the Minnesota Vikings in their search for a playoff birth. The defense returned to...
Fantasy Football Week 16: Playoff Edition Start’em/Sit’em
December 23rd, 2012 at 11:03 AM
Chicago Bears Vs Arizona Cardinals: Week 16 Injury Report and Preview
December 23rd, 2012 at 10:40 AM
Chicago Bears Pos Player Injury NFL Status WR Earl Bennett CONCUSSION QUESTIONABLE LB Blake Costanzo CALF QUESTIONABLE LB Geno Hayes KNEE PROBABLE CB Tim Jennings SHOULDER QUESTIONABLE WR Brandon Marshall HAMSTRING PROBABLE DE Shea McClellin KNEE PROBABLE DT Henry Melton CHEST DOUBTFUL T Jonathan Scott HAMSTRING QUESTIONABLE LB Brian Urlacher HAMSTRING OUT Arizona Cardinals Pos Player Injury NFL Status DE Calais Campbell CALF PROBABLE WR Early Doucet CONCUSSION OUT LB Quentin Groves FOOT QUESTIONABLE TE Rob Housler KNEE QUESTIONABLE S Rashad Johnson HAMSTRING QUESTIONABLE TE Mike Leach BACK, SHOULDER PROBABLE T Nate Potter KNEE QUESTIONABLE S James Sanders CALF QUESTIONABLE RB Anthony Sherman KNEE QUESTIONABLE DE Ronald Talley ANKLE QUESTIONABLE CB Greg Toler HAMSTRING PROBABLE DT Dan Williams HAMSTRING QUESTIONABLE *** If the Chicago Bears don't win this game, their playoff hopes are all but gone, and Lovie Smith might actually be fired on the...
Week 16 NFL Picks: Bears 101′s Game Predictions
December 22nd, 2012 at 3:45 PM
***PHOTO1*** The 2012-13 season is winding down and this could be the last week some starters play for their respective teams. Tonight's contest between the Detroit Lions and Atlanta Falcons is a prime example of that as the Falcons could wrap up the NFC and gain home field advantage throughout the...
Chicago Bears Lose to Green Bay Packers for Second Time This Season; Packers Clinch NFC North
December 17th, 2012 at 8:19 AM
***PHOTO1*** Aaron Rodgers connected with James Jones three times for scores to lead the Green Bay Packers to a 21-13 victory over the Chicago Bears at Soldier Field Sunday. It marks the second time this season that the Packers beat the Bears, and this win clinched them the NFC North Division. The...
Fantasy Football Week 15: Playoff Start’em or Sit’em
December 16th, 2012 at 11:29 AM
Week 15 NFL Picks: Bears 101′s Game Predictions
December 16th, 2012 at 10:55 AM
***PHOTO1*** Week 15 just may be the most interesting week in the history of the NFL. There will be six games taking place with major playoff implications. That means there will be 12 teams in action against each other this week, and all 12 of those teams have a shot at...
Chicago Bears Vs Green Bay Packers: Week 15 Injury Report and Preview
December 16th, 2012 at 10:22 AM
Chicago Bears Pos Player Injury NFL Status WR Earl Bennett CONCUSSION OUT LB Lance Briggs KNEE, HIP PROBABLE RB Michael Bush RIBS QUESTIONABLE QB Jay Cutler NECK, KNEE PROBABLE TE Kellen Davis KNEE PROBABLE LB Geno Hayes KNEE QUESTIONABLE CB Tim Jennings SHOULDER OUT DE Shea McClellin KNEE DOUBTFUL DT Henry Melton CHEST DOUBTFUL DT Stephen Paea FOOT PROBABLE T Jonathan Scott SHOULDER PROBABLE G Chris Spencer KNEE PROBABLE CB Charles Tillman SHOULDER PROBABLE DT Matt Toeaina KNEE QUESTIONABLE LB Brian Urlacher HAMSTRING OUT Green Bay Packers Pos Player Injury NFL Status WR Donald Driver THUMB QUESTIONABLE CB Davon House ILLNESS PROBABLE G T.J. Lang ANKLE PROBABLE LB Terrell Manning SHOULDER QUESTIONABLE LB Clay Matthews HAMSTRING PROBABLE S Jerron McMillian BACK PROBABLE DE Mike Neal SHOULDER PROBABLE WR Jordy Nelson HAMSTRING OUT T Marshall Newhouse WRIST PROBABLE G Josh Sitton HIP QUESTIONABLE RB James Starks KNEE OUT DE C.J. Wilson KNEE OUT S Charles Woodson COLLARBONE OUT DL Johnny Jolly Suspension OUT *** You know how you know it's Week 15? Look at the lists. Both teams have...
Brandon Marhsall Calls Chicago Bears Vs Green Bay Packers Rematch ‘Personal’
December 13th, 2012 at 11:53 AM
***PHOTO1*** Sunday will mark the "biggest game" of Brandon Marshall's career and he also considers it "personal." The Chicago Bears will have a rematch with the Green Bay Packers, and if anyone remembers the first meeting, it wasn't pretty for Chicago fans. "I had this game marked since we played them last. I...
BREAKING: Robbie Gould Placed on Injured Reserve; Chicago Bears Sign Olindo Mare
December 11th, 2012 at 1:10 PM
***PHOTO1*** The Chicago Bears have placed kicker Robbie Gould on season-ending IR with a calf injury and took little time to sign a replacement. ***PHOTO2*** They have brought in veteran Olindo Mare to take over for Gould, who injured his calf prior to the start of Sundays' game. Mare last played in 2011 with...
Adrian Peterson Runs All Over Chicago Bears in 21-14 Minnesota Vikings Win
December 10th, 2012 at 10:14 AM
***PHOTO1*** Adrian Peterson continues to amaze week in and week out. When the Minnesota Vikings have the ball, teams could put 11 guys in the box and he's still run wild. Everyone knows he's getting the ball, and he's still able to accumulate big, timely plays for his team. It started on the...
Fantasy Football Week 14: Start or Sit?
December 9th, 2012 at 11:32 AM
Chicago Bears Vs Minnesota Vikings: Week 14 Injury Report and Preview
December 9th, 2012 at 11:16 AM
Chicago Bears Pos Player Injury NFL Status WR Earl Bennett CONCUSSION OUT T Gabe Carimi HAMSTRING PROBABLE WR Alshon Jeffery KNEE PROBABLE CB Tim Jennings SHOULDER OUT DT Stephen Paea FOOT QUESTIONABLE G Chris Spencer KNEE QUESTIONABLE LB Brian Urlacher HAMSTRING OUT Minnesota Vikings Pos Player Injury NFL Status P Chris Kluwe LEFT KNEE PROBABLE T Phil Loadholt KNEE PROBABLE C John Sullivan RIBS, KNEE PROBABLE *** As the season has worn on, the Chicago Bears have become weaker across the board. All of a sudden, the leader on the defense, Brian Urlacher, may be done for the year. Tim Jennings,...
NFL Week 14 Picks: Bears 101′s Game Predictions
December 9th, 2012 at 11:02 AM
***PHOTO1*** Last week was a trick one where we here at Bears 101 did great in some upset games, but lost some we felt were no-brainers. In all, we ended up going 10-5 for the week, and doubling up is never a bad thing. We are now 111-65-1 on the year. We...
BREAKING: Brian Urlacher to Miss at Least 3 Weeks with Hamstring Injury
December 4th, 2012 at 2:39 PM
Chicago Bears linebacker Brian Urlacher is expected to miss the next three games with what sources are calling a Grade 2 hamstring strain. The eight-time Pro-Bowler suffered the injury on the second-to-last play of Sunday's overtime loss to the Seattle Seahawks. It's an injury that has the potential to sideline Urlacher for...
Seattle Seahawks Shock Chicago Bears at Soldier Field Behind Russell Wilson Late Game Heroics
December 3rd, 2012 at 8:57 AM
***PHOTO1*** With the NFC playoff race as tight as it is, Russell Wilson had a message for his teammates when they took possession of the ball at their own three-yard line, down 14-10 late in the fourth quarter. "I just told the guys, 'This is what the season comes down to, right...