Things “Joestradamus” has in common with the Chicago Bears: we’re both 2-0. According to my prediction this week, we should both have no problems making it 3-0. … [Read more...] about Chicago Bears Predictions: Week 3
‘Joestradmaus’ still has the magic touch. The Bengals put up three more points than I predicted, but cut a guy a break; at the end of the day, the Bears still won. Charles Tillman and the gang managed to corral the one-man wrecking crew known as A.J. Green before things got too far out of hand, and the offense showed some promising signs as they dug out of a late … [Read more...] about Chicago Bears Predictions: Week Two
It’s that time of year again, folks; time for “Joestradamus” to bust out the crystal ball and make Chicago Bears predictions for 2013. Remind me to have my legal people to look into getting “Joestradamus” trademarked, I think I’m onto something here. Last year in my prediction series, I correctly called the first eight Chicago Bears predictions en route to a 7-1 start. … [Read more...] about Chicago Bears Predictions: Week One
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?
Well, that escalated quickly. GM Phil Emery followed up his amazing opening act last season with an equally impressive performance in the first few hours of this year’s free agency period. About 60 minutes after the opening bell, former Giants tight end Martellus Bennett was watching the ink dry on his new four-year deal with the Bears. The terms of Bennett’s contract … [Read more...] about Chicago Bears Free Agency Analysis and Predictions
Injuries have played a role in the Bears recent struggles. But this version of the Bears yearly collapse has many other factors. One way or another, the Bears always seem to find a way to fall short of their potential. Whether it be injuries, play calling, personnel, or Father Time, every aspect seems to make a yearly appearance at one point or another and derail the … [Read more...] about It’s Deja Vu All Over Again for the Chicago Bears
In 2000, the Tennessee Titans pulled off the famous “Music City Miracle”. In 2012, the Bears stormed into Nashville and put on a performance that from this day forth should be known as the “Music City Massacre” (I’m trademarking this). If they hadn’t done so already, the Bear’s firmly placed their names amongst the NFC’s elite with their 51-20 shellacking of the … [Read more...] about The Numbers Behind the Bears’ Domination of the Titans
With win number 5 in the books after Monday night, the Bears are enjoying an early 1.5 game lead on the rest of the NFC North through 6 games this season. Fortunately for us Bears fans, we don’t have to go too far back in our memories to find the last time the Bears started out this hot. Flashback to 2006: the Bears steamrolled through their first 6 opponents to a 6-0 record … [Read more...] about Comparing Then and Now: 2006 Chicago Bears Vs. 2012 Chicago Bears