Chicago Bears 2018: New Coaches, New Opportunites If you’re like me, you get annoyed when “safe” head coaches (old and boring) get hired somewhere new. Guys like Jeff Fisher, Marvin Lewis, and Hue Jackson are good examples. These types of coaches are bland, old school, seasoned names that produce a …
Thursday Night Football Preview Chicago Bears at Green Bay Packers Packers (-7); O/U 45.5 Green Bay Packers Thursday Night Football Preview The Packers had a very near miss last week against a Cincinnati team that had not scored a touchdown through two weeks. Aaron Rodgers has started slowly, his statistics …
When you get to this point in the regular season, you can get a better sense of what is fact and what is fiction. Maybe it’s that mindset that has the folks in Wisconsin losing sleep. They’ll need their rest on this short week because Brian Hoyer and the Bears are leaving their windy city for a Thursday night date in Lambeau with the Packers
The Chicago Bears look to be without their starting running back Jeremy Langford for at least a month. The team has already struggled with injuries to many key positions this season and will now have to get by with rookie Jordan Howard and Ka’Deem Carey to handle the workload. While Howard did have an impressive college career, he is still a rookie and will likely struggle at times as the front-runner for the 0-3 Bears. Howard does have excellent hands and could be more valuable in PPR league formats.
The 2015 NFL Draft didn’t have a ton of shocking picks in the first round, but for those familiar with the Bears and their team needs, drafting a wide receiver 7th overall seemed uncharacteristically a pick based on luxury. The Bears thought Kevin White would give their passing game a much needed boost after trading away veteran headcase Brandon Marshall to the Jets.
Matt Forte regularly gets mentioned among the league’s elite running backs. He is one of the most versatile backs in the NFL, does most of his talking on the field and regularly churns out eye-popping stats. Forte has amassed over 1,000 yards in his last three seasons and also added over 200 catches, over 1,000 yards receiving and eight catching touchdowns over that period.
Week 1 has come and gone. The newness or shock has worn off and now it’s time to get into midseason form..even though its only week 2. Our Week Two matchup will be one for the ages as two high powered offenses square off. As with last week’s Giants vs. Cowboys game, we have some story-lines brewing.