It seems like such a simple question, but no one can provide a definitive answer. In free agency, the Bears did quite a bit in terms of addressing some of their most glaring needs. The offensive tackle, tight end, and linebacker positions were all upgraded. But with the NFL Draft less than a week away, predictions are still all over the board for who the Bears may take … [Read more...] about What is the Chicago Bears Biggest Need?
Imagine, if you will, Troy Polamalu returning a fumble he forced himself for a touchdown; Aaron Rodgers lofting up 50-yard bombs with pinpoint accuracy; and Maurice Jones-Drew dissecting a defense with his explosive speed. Now, imagine all of those things happening… with those players wearing Bears jerseys. Call it crazy if you’d like, but the draft records show that former … [Read more...] about Chicago Bears Hindsight Draft
According to my own sound reasoning, the Bears will either be 3-1 or 2-2 heading into the 2nd quarter of the 2012 NFL season. All things considered, 2-2 isn’t exactly reason for panic. Luckily for the Bears, sandwiched between games 5 thru 8 is their bye week in week 6. And the next quartet of opponents appears to be a less daunting bunch… on paper. But the Jaguars, … [Read more...] about Chicago Bears Season Outlook: 2nd Quarter
The San Francisco 49ers went 13-3 last year despite their QB finishing dead last in the NFC in passing yards per game. In defending his game managerial type statistics in a recent interview, Niners quarterback Alex Smith slammed Carolina Panthers quarterback Cam Newton's statistics. Newton's teammate Jon Beason, returned fire on Twitter yesterday. But first, here's what the … [Read more...] about Panthers Jon Beason rips 49ers Alex Smith
Outside the Carolina Panthers' home stadium, you'll find a statue of the late and great Sam Mills, a legendary linebacker known as the "field mouse" and member of a New Orleans Saints unit known as the "Dome Patrol." Yesterday Nike replaced Reebok as the brand supplier for the NFL, and with it changes to all 32 teams' uniforms. For Carolina, the collar of the jerseys will be … [Read more...] about Carolina Panthers have new jerseys with hidden inspirational message
After falling to 0-11 on the 2011 NFL season last Sunday in a 27-19 loss to the Carolina Panthers at Lucas Oil Stadium, the Indianapolis Colts' brass on Wednesday resorted to what could be the first of many -- MANY -- changes for the free-falling franchise. Flanked by front office leaders Bill and Chris Polian, Colts coach Jim Caldwell announced that defensive coordinator … [Read more...] about Indianapolis Colts Make Changes Before Annual New England Game
The Indianapolis Colts' home matchup Sunday against the Jacksonville Jaguars was widely believed to be the game where the NFL's only winless team finally would break through and notch its first victory of 2011. So much for that. The Colts looked woefully inept on offense in falling 17-3 to the Jaguars (3-6) at Lucas Oil Stadium, and they head into their much-needed bye … [Read more...] about Indianapolis Colts Lose Again, Enter Bye Week at 0-10
The Atlanta Falcons, like the New Orleans Saints, are 1-1 in the NFC South, and the Tampa Bay Buccaneers have a surprise 2-0 edge while the Panthers have a (less surprising) 0-2 hole they have to climb out of. After Sunday’s game between the Bucs and Saints, things could get a bit more interesting in the NFC South. At the midpoint of the season, let's look at who might have … [Read more...] about Saints-Buccaneers Winner Has Inside Track to NFC South Title