Category: ‘Game Reviews’

Meriweather’s Ban Reduced for Hits on Chicago Bears
October 23rd, 2013 at 11:52 PM
The NFL cut the suspension in half of Washington Redskins safety Brandon Meriweather Wednesday, from two games to one.  Meriweather was banned by the league for illegal helmet to helmet hits on Chicago Bears players in the two teams matchup Sunday. Meriweather will now only be required to sit out Washington's game...

Chicago Bears’ Martellus Bennett Wants to Punch Brandon Meriweather
October 22nd, 2013 at 2:44 PM
Washington Redskins safety Brandon Meriweather unleashed two helmet-to-helmet hits on Chicago Bears players Sunday, and it earned him a two-game suspension. The former Bear is now enemy number one in the Chicago locker room, with several players, including Brandon Marshall taking verbal shots at their former teammate. Tight end Martellus Bennett minced no...

“Iron” Mike Ditka on Hand at Tuesday’s Chicago Bears’ Practice
August 20th, 2013 at 12:35 PM
***PHOTO1*** A familiar face was roaming the sidelines at Chicago Bears' practice Tuesday.  Legendary former head coach Mike Ditka was on hand, as a guest of none other than new coach Marc Trestman. The Bears official twitter account tweeted a photo Tuesday afternoon.  Ditka hasn't been seen at practice for more than...

Chicago Bears Legend Mike Ditka Says He’s a Green Bay Packers Fan
December 21st, 2012 at 8:19 PM
***PHOTO1*** The Chicago Bears are in the midst of a December collapse. Some Chicago players have recently come out and expressed their displeasure with their treatment from the fans at home. Just when you think things couldn't get any worse for the Chicago Bears, Mr. Chicago Bear himself publicly said he is...

Former Chicago Bears’ John Helwig’s Daughter Charged for Illegally Collecting Pension Checks
December 20th, 2012 at 9:23 AM
After a strange set of events, the NFL has charged the daughter of John Helwig, a Chicago Bear player in the 1950s, with illegally collecting money from an NFL pension plan years after her father's death. Constance Helwig-Langlois was charged Wednesday with fraud in Detroit. Court documents show that Helwig's wife, Ruth,...

Former Chicago Bears Coach Mike Ditka Suffers ‘Very Minor Stroke’
November 16th, 2012 at 9:36 PM
***PHOTO1*** Former Chicago Bears head coach and tight end Mike Ditka was hospitilized Friday after suffering what doctors called a "very minor stroke." Ditka, 73, hasn't had any major health issues of late, but did suffer a heart attack while coaching the Bears in 1988. According to the Chicago Tribune, Ditka said, "I...