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Chicago Bears: Five keys to defeating the Tampa Bay Buccaneers in week 12

The Chicago Bears(4-6) welcome back a familiar face in Lovie Smith as he leads his Tampa Bay Buccaneers (2-8) into Soldier Field Sunday afternoon. Both teams are technically still in the playoff race and the Bears will look to spoil Smith’s return to Chicago, so there is a lot on the line in this matchup. Getting their second home win would put some more air into their barely...
Via isportsweb.com
10 hours ago  |  Discuss

Tampa Bay Buccaneers at Chicago Bears: 2014 Week 12 NFL Pick

Tampa Bay Buccaneers (2-8) at Chicago Bears (4-6) The Bears have a much tougher game next week against the Lions in Detroit in just 4 days on Thanksgiving after this game against the Buccaneers. Favorites of 6 or more (which the Bears are here) are just 46-80 ATS before being underdogs of 6 or more (the early line is 7) since 2002, while favorites are 36-58 ATS before Thursday Night...
Via The Football Fan Spot
11 hours ago  |  Discuss

Chicago Bears: Forte Proving his Worth

When the Chicago Bears take the field against Tampa Bay this Sunday look for a heavy dose of Matt Forte on offense. Forte has been the units backbone and continues to prove his worth to the team every week. Even as Chicago has been a pass heavy offense, Forte is still putting up numbers at a consistent basis.  Forte ranks fifth in rushing this year with 733 yards and third in yards...
Via isportsweb.com
15 hours ago  |  Discuss

Day of love; can Bears make it two in a row?

Heading into a reunion Sunday with former head coach Lovie Smith, the Chicago Bears are more worried about their own play rather than renewing old acquaintances. At 4-6, the Bears can ill afford a home loss to the struggling Bucs (3-7) if they harbor any hopes of remaining in the NFC playoff picture. While much of the week was spent [...]
Via Bears Claws
16 hours ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Robbie Gould, TD Ameritrade and the rollover spike

Watch @RobbieGould09 introduce you to the latest craze: The Rollover Spike #YouGotThishttps://t.co/KpXylqZwan — TD Ameritrade (@TDAmeritrade) November 21, 2014 Chicago Bears kicker Robbie Gould has a major role in a TD Ameritrade commercial. Gould is tasked with teaching football fans everywhere the proper way to do the rollover spike. At the end of the commercial, Gould can be...
Via Down and Distance
18 hours ago  |  Discuss

Chicago Bears bold predictions, NFL coaches who will be fired, Stafford’s fine GF

We’re essentially two-thirds of the way through the NFL season (nooooooo) and we know who the contenders are and who’s now focused on where they’ll pick in the draft. Below you’ll find the best cover32 columns from this past week to catch you up on anything you might have missed. Soak up Week 12! National Columns • Power Rankings: How all 32 teams in the NFL stack up after...
Via cover32 - Bears
18 hours ago  |  Discuss

Lovie comes to town at crucial time for Chicago Bears

If it were not for the Minnesota Vikings defeating the Green Bay Packers in 2012, thus sending the 10-6 Chicago Bears home to watch the playoffs from their couches, who knows what could have been? Former Bears head coach Lovie Smith was fired shortly after that, and that had a profound impact on a. Devin Hester made waves when he said he wanted to retire, but ended up parting ways...
Via isportsweb.com
19 hours ago  |  Discuss

GET TO KNOW: Arthur Ray, OL, Fort Lewis College

NFL Draft Diamonds has teamed up with Joseph Muia a very solid up and coming scout, to put together a series for our readers called Get to Know. What this series will do is allow you to be a featured on our site, whether you are a freshman or a senior in college. This is […] The post GET TO KNOW: Arthur Ray, OL, Fort Lewis College appeared first on NFL Draft Diamonds.
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1 day ago  |  Discuss

Chicago Bears: The Good, Bad and Ugly Of Lovie Smith Era

It was fun times when the Chicago Bears were under the guidance of Lovie Smith.  Here is an overview of it all; good, bad and ugly. THE GOOD Priority #1 – Beat Green Bay Coaches love to call every game on the schedule important.  That may be true in a logical sense, but in a rivalry sense it’s load a crap.  Smith knew that perfectly well when he was hired, inheriting...
Via Sports Mockery
1 day ago  |  Discuss

FEMALE FRIDAY: This beautiful Chicago Bears fan will make your day, guaranteed

The Chicago Bears might be tied with the Minnesota Vikings for last place in their division, but when it comes to how hot their female fans are, they’ve got a whole lot of teams beat. Don’t believe us? Check out this beautiful Bears fan we found on Twitter: #Bears pic.twitter.com/F0XjWDEzx3 — Sexy NFL Fans (@SexyNFLFan) November 15, 2014 Stunning. Beat that, Buccaneers...
Via cover32 - Bears
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Chicago Bears fans will be steamed if these Week 12 bold predictions come true

Anyone can pick games. Whether selecting winners or making guesses against the spread, it’s essentially an exercise in flipping a coin. But providing some specifics about what’s going to happen in a game, detailing how things are going to play out, takes some thought, imagination and guts. And it actually provides some insight into what’s going to transpire on Sunday and Monday...
Via cover32 - Bears
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Report: Bears considered benching Jay Cutler

Via Sports Mockery
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Lovie returns to Bears den

Marking his first appearance at Soldier Field since December of 2012, former Chicago Bears head coach Lovie Smith discussed his feelings in a Wednesday conference call with reporters. Asked to reflect on his time with the Bears, Smith offered this perspective: “A dream come true. Everything that you thought (it was), was kinda how it turned out being for me. [...]
Via Bears Claws
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Bucs-Bears injury report for Wednesday

TAMPA BAY         Player No. Pos. Injury Wed. Participation Lavonte David 54 LB Hamstring Limited Participation Doug Martin 22 RB Ankle Limited Participation Alterraun Verner 21 CB Hamstring Limited Participation CHICAGO         Player No. Pos. Injury Wed. Participation Lance Briggs 55 LB Not Injury Related Did Not Participate Eben Britton 62 G/T Illness Limited Participation...
Via The Bay Cave
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Chicago Bears sign Marc Mariani

Lake Forest, IL (SportsNetwork.com) - The Chicago Bears signed return man Marc Mariani to a two-year contract on Tuesday. Mariani averaged 24.8...
Via Athlon Sports
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Marc Trestman Is Becoming More Like Lovie Smith

The irony cannot be lost on anybody that as Marc Trestman prepares to face the man he replaced in Lovie Smith, he’s starting to mimic the former Chicago Bears head coach.  The transformation has caught a lot of people, the media in particular by surprise.  Several writers have noticed it over the past couple weeks, coincidentally coinciding with the teams’ horrid three-game...
Via Sports Mockery
4 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Jay Cutler flagged for throwing temper tantrum

Things are not going well for Jay Cutler and the Chicago Bears these days. The quarterback was especially fussy during the first quarter of Sunday’s game against the Vikings after the game was stopped for a Mike Zimmer challenge flag. Ultimately the play, a Cutler fumble, would stand as an incomplete pass but he was Article found on: Next Impulse Sports
Via Next Impulse Sports
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Brandon Marshall's mom defends WR's fight offer tweet

Brandon Marshall’s mother was “honored” after his son came to her defense on Twitter and offered a Detroit Lions fan $25,000 to get into the ring with him. But the wide receiver’s employer felt a little bit differently about the back-and-forth on the social media website. The Bears wideout’s mom, Diane, told TMZ Sports she thought Marshall’s offer was “very sweet”...
Via NESN.com
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Brandon Marshall’s Twitter antics are giving the Bears another distraction

Calling the 2014 season a mess for the Chicago Bears may be an understatement. The team is 3-6, is coming off of back to back slaughters by the Patriots and Packers, and is simply falling apart. Naturally, it’s not enough for the team to be struggling on the field. Brandon Marshall has caused a dust-up this week by proposing to fight a Twitter troll for $25,000. "@AnthonyGKalla...
Via Awful Announcing
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Chicago Sun-Times prints placeholder headline for Bears column

I know the Chicago Bears are having a rough year…but giving them a placeholder headline and sub-heading? That’s cold, Chicago Sun-Times. Interesting headline in the Sun-Times today. pic.twitter.com/7aExbGCOZ3 — Ben Finfer (@BenFinfer) November 14, 2014   Here’s what the page was supposed to look like. @BenFinfer @JulieDiCaro Because I know you're dying to...
Via Awful Announcing
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Brady Poppinga: Reason For Chicago Bears’ Struggles Starts At GM

To put it mildly, the Chicago Bears are going through some tough times this year. They haven’t won a home game in 2014 and have allowed over 100 points in their last two road games against the New England Patriots and Green Bay Packers. Despite having offensive weapons like Matt Forte, Brandon Marshall and Martellus Bennett, the team is struggling to win games because of their...
Via NESN.com
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Da Bears Da Bacle: What's wrong with Chicago?

Following Sunday's embarrassing loss to the Green Bay Packers on national TV, the Chicago Bears stooped to levels of ineptitude not seen in Halas Hall in over a decade. For the Bears' offense, there are no excuses. They have a dream-team of offensive personnel—a quarterback in Jay Cutler that can make all the throws and multiple weapons at his disposal; including Brandon...
Via Football By Football
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Brandon Marshall offers Twitter heckler $25,000 to fight him

The Chicago Bears' 2014 campaign hasn't turned out the way the team hoped it would. The (3-6) squad isn't playing anywhere near its potential—given the plethora of talent on its roster—and there's been talk of dissension off the field between players and coaches. Wide receiver Brandon Marshall has been quite outspoken about the state of the team. And now,...
Via The Sports Daily
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Brandon Marshall: Bears don't have much hope

The Chicago Bears are 3-6 and four games out of first place heading into Week 11. Needless to say, this team is going to need a miracle to even contend for a playoff spot moving forward. A season that started out with high expectations seems to now be a season in which the Bears will be playing out the string. And as he has been throughout his entire career, Brandon Marshall isn’t...
Via Sportsnaut
11 days ago  |  Discuss
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