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Chicago Bears: No fans, Eli Manning is not the answer

Rumors have been spreading for weeks about the Chicago Bears’ interest in New York Giants’ quarterback Eli Manning. For many reasons, their interest doesn’t make much sense. The Chicago Bears have struggled through five weeks on offense, and that has not sat well with Bears’ coach Matt Nagy and Bears’ general manager Ryan Pace. This […] Chicago Bears: No fans, Eli Manning is not the answer - Da Windy City - Da Windy City - A Chicago Sports Site - Bears, Bulls, Cubs, White Sox, Blackhawks, Fighting Illini & More

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Silver Mining 10/10: Raiders G Richie Incognito showing why he was worth the risky signing

Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports Raiders News LG Richie Incognito showing why he was worth the risk for RaidersLG Richie Incognito showing why he was worth the risk for Raiders Raiders' Maxx Crosby Is Playing a Larger Role on Defense - NBC Bay AreaCrosby had his first NFL sack against the Bears What allows Jon Gruden, Raiders to make Daryl Worley 'hybrid player' | NBCS Bay AreaRaiders head coach Jon Gruden has big plans for Daryl Worley going forward. Film Room: Play-action passes has become vital to Raiders’ offenseRaiders Wire takes a dive into Jon Gruden switching to a play action...

Just Blog Baby

Are the Raiders a playoff team?

After a surprisingly hot start at 3-2, are the Oakland Raiders a playoff team in the AFC this year? Is the success under head coach Jon Gruden sustainable? At 3-2, the Oakland Raiders would be one of two Wild Card teams in the AFC Playoffs if the season ended today. They dominated the Chicago Bears […] Are the Raiders a playoff team? - Just Blog Baby - Just Blog Baby - An Oakland Raiders Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and more.

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Bears QB Mitchell Trubisky could return for the team after the bye week

It’s looking like Mitchell Trubisky won’t be out that long after all. According to Brad Biggs of The Chicago Tribune, the Chicago Bears quarterback could return after the Bears’ Week 6 bye. “He’s feeling good,” said Bears head coach Matt Nagy. “I felt like the last couple days he’s been in a good place. He’s […] The post Bears QB Mitchell Trubisky could return for the team after the bye week appeared first on ClutchPoints.

Revenge of the Birds

Week 6 2019 NFL Power Rankings: The Patriots are on a historic defensive run

Kirby Lee-USA TODAY Sports The Patriots as the lone undefeated team in the AFC is no surprise. They have the greatest coach and quarterback in NFL history on their side. Yet, their wins are so convincing because of how great their defense is this year. They are on a trajectory rarely seen: How good is the @Patriots defense?1985 Bears - 12.4 PPG Allowed2000 Ravens - 10.3 PPG Allowed2019 Patriots - 6.8 PPG Allowed— NFL Research (@NFLResearch) October 6, 2019 While I understand their wins come against five opponents who have a combined 5-18 record, those numbers are still absurd. ...

The Mercury News

After Raiders victory, coach Jon Gruden mocks Bears disco celebration: ‘Let’s all start dancing!’

One week after Chicago Bears players danced in their locker room to celebrate a victory, the Raiders spoofed the Bears after beating them in London.

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Bears coach Matt Nagy doesn’t believe Akiem Hicks’ injury is season-ending

The Chicago Bears suffered a tough defeat in London when they fell to the Oakland Raiders, 24-21. To make things worse, one of their top defenders in Akiem Hicks had to walk away with an injury to his elbow. Bears fans who watched the game were in horror when the defensive end had to leave […] The post Bears coach Matt Nagy doesn’t believe Akiem Hicks’ injury is season-ending appeared first on ClutchPoints.

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Bears news: Matt Nagy speaks out on struggling offense

The Chicago Bears suffered an awful loss in London on Sunday, falling to the Oakland Raiders by a score of 24-21. Afterward, Bears head coach Matt Nagy said his team’s offense is not helping out the defense. “I want to see when these times happen that we can do a little bit more offensively to […] The post Bears news: Matt Nagy speaks out on struggling offense appeared first on ClutchPoints.

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Jon Gruden claims Raiders squad has ‘good feeling right now’

All of a sudden, the Oakland Raiders are 3-2 entering their bye week. The season — after a drama induced offseason — has yielded excellent results to a Raiders squad that went 4-14 in 2018; coach Jon Gruden can’t help but feel good about that. In London, Gruden’s Raiders prevailed to beat the Bears, despite […] The post Jon Gruden claims Raiders squad has ‘good feeling right now’ appeared first on ClutchPoints.

Bear Goggles On

Is Chicago Bears’ Kahlil Mack the Best Defensive Player in the NFL?

It’s a question that gets asked often. Is Khalil Mack the best player in the NFL? The Chicago Bears have been playing much better than they have over the past few seasons. This is due to a combination of different things. For one, a new head coach and coaching staff help. A great attitude, something […] Is Chicago Bears’ Kahlil Mack the Best Defensive Player in the NFL? - Bear Goggles On - Bear Goggles On - A Chicago Bears Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and more.

The Mercury News

Five keys for the Raiders against the Bears in London

Everybody will be watching how the Raiders deal with Khalil Mack against the Chicago Bears. Coach Jon Gruden is equally concerned about how his team will deal with the rest of the Bears' defenders.

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Bears news: Mike Ditka says this year’s defense might be better than 1985

The 1985 Chicago Bears defense is often regarded as the defense. Thirty-four years after they roamed the fields of the NFL, they remain remembered, via movies, books and everything in-between. However, there may be a new defense ready to take the crown as the NFL’s greatest ever. Mike Ditka, the coach of the famed ’85 Bears, believes […] The post Bears news: Mike Ditka says this year’s defense might be better than 1985 appeared first on ClutchPoints.

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Oakland Raiders: 3 bold predictions for Week 5 against the Bears

The Oakland Raiders were able to get a meaningful win last week against a Colts team that had been impressing since the announcement that Andrew Luck was hanging up his cleats. Head Coach Jon Gruden told reporters that he was as proud of his teams Week 4 win as any in his career. Unfortunately, they […] The post Oakland Raiders: 3 bold predictions for Week 5 against the Bears appeared first on ClutchPoints.

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Bears LB Roquan Smith is a full-go in practice after returning from personal reasons

The Chicago Bears’ defense played so well on Sunday against the Minnesota Vikings that one could barely notice one of their key pieces was missing. After being ruled out of the game just hours before the Bears were set to take the field against the Vikings due to personal reasons, head coach Matt Nagy confirmed […] The post Bears LB Roquan Smith is a full-go in practice after returning from personal reasons appeared first on ClutchPoints.

Predominantly Orange

Denver Broncos: Will more than one first-year head coach get fired?

The Denver Broncos have begun the year 0-4. Will head coach Vic Fangio get fired? What are the odds more than one first-year head coach gets the ax? The Denver Broncos have fallen victim to a pair of game-winning field goals at home already this season. The Chicago Bears got the best of them in […] Denver Broncos: Will more than one first-year head coach get fired? - Predominantly Orange - Predominantly Orange - A Denver Broncos Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and more.

Big Blue View

Vikings coach Mike Zimmer downplays Thielen-Cousins issue

Adam Thielen | Photo by Hannah Foslien/ Minnesota struggling with league’s worst-rated passing offense What happened after the Minnesota Vikings lost to the Chicago Bears on Sunday is not something you see every day in the NFL. Wide receiver Adam Thielen called out quarterback Kirk Cousins for missing throws, and the quarterback actually publicly apologized. On Thursday, Minnesota coach Mike Zimmer downplayed and reported issues during his conference call with New York writers. “Quite honestly, that was headlines. I watched the whole interview and that was not what happened...

Silver And Black Pride

Jon Gruden downplays Raiders scheming to face Khalil Mack

Ron Chenoy-USA TODAY Sports It’s fairly standard in the lead-up to the following week’s game, the head coach is asked about some of the great players on the opposing team. And the fairly standard response is to talk up that player, even if in some cases it requires some slight exaggerations. This goes for coaches and players. They don’t want to underestimate anyone and they surely don’t want to give the other team any bulletin board material. The problem this week is the best player on the Bears defense is the player Gruden will forever be reminded of having traded before even...

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Vikings news: Mike Zimmer reacts to Kirk Cousins apologizing to Adam Thielen

Minnesota Vikings wide receiver Adam Thielen made headlines after essentially calling out the shortcomings of quarterback Kirk Cousins. Head coach Mike Zimmer has now given his thoughts on the matter. Cousins responded to the criticisms by apologizing to Thielen for not doing his part in the 16-6 loss to the Chicago Bears. According to Chris […] The post Vikings news: Mike Zimmer reacts to Kirk Cousins apologizing to Adam Thielen appeared first on ClutchPoints.

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Raiders’ Tyrell Williams, Clelin Ferrell miss practice Wednesday ahead of Week 5

The Oakland Raiders could be short-handed on Sunday against the Chicago Bears with Tyrell Williams and Clelin Ferrell both missing practice on Wednesday. #Raiders coach Jon Gruden tells reporters in London that rookie DE Clelin Ferrell in in concussion protocol and WR Tyrell Williams has a foot injury as both missed practice today. — Paul […] The post Raiders’ Tyrell Williams, Clelin Ferrell miss practice Wednesday ahead of Week 5 appeared first on ClutchPoints.

Da Windy City

Chicago Bears: Jay Rodgers may be the most underrated coach in the league

Perhaps the best thing that came out of the John Fox era was Jay Rodgers. If I were running the Chicago Bears, I would consider making the move to lock up defensive line coach Jay Rodgers long term, before some other team swoops in and steals an absolute gem from the team. When the Bears […] Chicago Bears: Jay Rodgers may be the most underrated coach in the league - Da Windy City - Da Windy City - A Chicago Sports Site - Bears, Bulls, Cubs, White Sox, Blackhawks, Fighting Illini & More

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Chicago Bears: Matt Nagy discusses Roquan Smith’s personal reasons

Chicago Bears Head Coach Matt Nagy was asked questions regarding Roquan Smith’s last-minute personal reasons that kept him out of the Week 4 matchup against the Vikings. His response was rather illuminating. The Chicago Bears fought hard against the Minnesota Vikings last Sunday. The game was a defensive battle that finished in a 16-6 victory […] Chicago Bears: Matt Nagy discusses Roquan Smith’s personal reasons - Da Windy City - Da Windy City - A Chicago Sports Site - Bears, Bulls, Cubs, White Sox, Blackhawks, Fighting Illini & More

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Bears news: Roquan Smith may miss Week 5 game vs. Raiders

Chicago Bears linebacker Roquan Smith missed his team’s win over the Minnesota Vikings on Sunday due to a personal matter, and the Bears may be without him next week, as well. With Chicago getting set to head to London to take on the Oakland Raiders, Bears head coach Matt Nagy said that the club is […] The post Bears news: Roquan Smith may miss Week 5 game vs. Raiders appeared first on ClutchPoints.

Daily Norseman

Vikings at Bears: Five Game-Changing Plays

Quinn Harris-USA TODAY Sports Looking back at the most important plays from the 16-6 loss in Chicago. Losses like Sunday’s 16-6 debacle at Soldier Field on Sunday are starting to feel like a hard-to-watch version of Mad Libs at this point. “The Vikings got off to a slow start on the road. The defense was out-schemed by ___________[young, innovative offensive coach]. Mike Zimmer and George Edwards made adjustments to keep the game close, but it wasn’t enough to overcome another disappointing performance from the Vikings offense. Kirk Cousins finished with a stat line of...

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Gabe Jackson not ready until after bye and fill-in Devey lost for season with torn pec

Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports It’s Denzelle Good or bust at right guard. Following the Raiders week four win over the Colts, head coach Jon Gruden revealed right guard Jordan Devey has torn his pectoral muscle and is done for the year. This injury wouldn’t be a huge deal should Gabe Jackson have been ready to return from his torn MCL he suffered in training camp, but Jackson didn’t even make the trip as the Raiders go straight from Indianapolis to London for their game against the Bears. After that game, the Raiders will head into their bye week and Jackson will begin preparing...

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Bears’ Akiem Hicks considered a game-time decision for Week 4

During Monday night’s 31-15 beatdown of the Washington Redskins, the Chicago Bears witnessed their star defensive lineman, Akiem Hicks, limp off the field with a knee injury. Though coach Matt Nagy claimed it was a “wear and tear” injury on Tuesday, the Pro Bowler is considered to be a game-time decision for Week 4. After […] The post Bears’ Akiem Hicks considered a game-time decision for Week 4 appeared first on ClutchPoints.

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Vikings coach Mike Zimmer isn’t fazed by matchup with Bears

For the first time this year, the Minnesota Vikings will face the Chicago Bears. The division rivalry has heated up in recent years, with both teams becoming realistic NFC contenders. On Sunday, the Vikings will travel to the legendary Soldier Field, one of the biggest home field advantages in the NFL. Head coach Mike Zimmer […] The post Vikings coach Mike Zimmer isn’t fazed by matchup with Bears appeared first on ClutchPoints.

Da Windy City

Chicago Bears: Is ‘Mad Matt Nagy’ a good or bad thing?

Monday night saw Chicago Bears head coach Matt Nagy a tad angry on camera, yelling at his quarterback Mitchell Trubisky. Chicago Bears head coach Matt Nagy has gotten some of the blame from Bears’ fans on social media for the slow start on offense this season. Mitchell Trubisky has gotten the rest of it, and […] Chicago Bears: Is ‘Mad Matt Nagy’ a good or bad thing? - Da Windy City - Da Windy City - A Chicago Sports Site - Bears, Bulls, Cubs, White Sox, Blackhawks, Fighting Illini & More

Daily Norseman

Vikings vs. Bears: Statement or Same ‘OL, Same ‘OL ?

Brad Rempel-USA TODAY Sports Vikings have a chance to make a statement Sunday at Soldier Field. But will they? This Sunday at Chicago will be the next real challenge for the Vikings offense as a unit. For the Vikings defense, it’s a chance to show they’re the better defense on the field - a battle among the top defenses in the league the past two years. For coach Mike Zimmer, the challenge is to get his team ready to rumble Sunday afternoon at Soldier Field, and prove they’re the tougher, more physical, and talented football team. Both teams want to win the same way: tough...

Aaron Rodgers is all in on the Packers' offense after win vs. the Bears - Steve Young | SVP on SC

Steve Young joins Scott Van Pelt to analyze the Green Bay Packers' Week 1 victory over the Chicago Bears. Young says Aaron Rodgers displayed poise and comfort while running the Packers' new-look offense in Matt LeFleur's first career win as a head coach.

The Bears are giving QB Mitchell Trubisky the ‘keys to the car’ – Matt Nagy | Get Up

Chicago Bears head coach Matt Nagy praises Mitchell Trubisky’s progress in training camp as he prepares for his second season in the NFL. (1:40) Nagy adds how impressive the Bears’ defense was in 2018 and how they are going to carry that into 2019. #GetUp

Bill Belichick Patriots vs. Bears Week 7 Postgame Press Conference

New England Patriots head coach Bill Belichick speaks with media in his postgame press conference after his team defeated the Chicago Bears 38-31 in Week 7 at Soldier Field. For more: https://nesn.com/new-england-patriots/