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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/

Windy City Gridiron

The Bear’s Den, October 20, 2018

Here’s your Saturday before Game Day Den BEAR DOWN, CHICAGO BEARS, BEAR DOWN!!!! BEARRRSSSS Wiederer: Bears' Khalil Mack and Allen Robinson are questionable for Sunday's game vs. Patriots - Chicago Tribune - The Bears are hopeful that outside linebacker Khalil Mack and receiver Allen Robinson will be able to play Sunday against the Patriots. Wiederer: 3 keys for the Bears as they aim to upset the Patriots in Week 7 - Chicago Tribune - For the Bears to upset the Patriots on Sunday at Soldier Field, they will need to trust the game plan of coach Matt Nagy; use the versatility of running...

ClutchPoints

Bears HC Matt Nagy enjoys that Mitchell Trubisky has a higher passer rating than Tom Brady

Chicago Bears quarterback Mitchell Trubisky has the edge over New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady. It appears head coach Matt Nagy could not be happier about it. Trubisky’s 105.6 passer rating puts him ahead of Brady’s 98.2 rating by quite a wide margin. According to Patrick Finley of the Sun-Times, Nagy was clearly pleased upon hearing that […] The post Bears HC Matt Nagy enjoys that Mitchell Trubisky has a higher passer rating than Tom Brady appeared first on ClutchPoints.

Windy City Gridiron

Bears vs. Patriots How to watch: TV schedule, streaming, odds, & more

This is everything you need to know about how to watch the Chicago Bears take on the New England Patriots. For the second straight week. the NFC North leading Chicago Bears (3-2) are taking on the AFC East leaders, but this time it’s the always tough New England Patriots (4-2). The Pats have been a consistent Super Bowl threat for nearly 20 years because they got the perfect marriage between head coach and quarterback. The Bill Belichick, Tom Brady partnership has been the best ever, and the Bears hope to have found theirs in Matt Nagy and Mitchell Trubisky. Time will tell. But a...

Pats Pulpit

Trivial reference points from Patriots’ last regular-season encounter with Bears

New England and Chicago haven’t crossed paths in the regular season since Oct. 26, 2014. Oct. 26, 2014 at Gillette Stadium. That was when and where the New England Patriots and Chicago Bears last met for a game of win-loss consequence. And if that 1 p.m. ET kickoff doesn’t seem so long ago, well, revisiting some notes from what would unfold as a 51-23 rout might soon make you feel old. Like the fact Marc Trestman, now on the Toronto Argonauts’ sideline, was then Chicago’s head coach and Jay Cutler, currently “not really looking to do a lot of work,” was the Bears’ starting...

Chicago Tribune

With right hand nearly fully healed, rush is on for Leonard Floyd to be more productive

The Khalil Mack trade looks like the best move of the NFL season, a deal that has made everyone look good with the exception of Raiders coach Jon Gruden and Bears outside linebacker Leonard Floyd. It’s a fun game for kids to play — what superhero power would you want? Flight, elasticity or invisibility....

Chicago Tribune

Bill Belichick’s embellishment of Mitch Trubisky aside, a Bears victory over Patriots would need no hyperbole

More calculated than complimentary, coach Bill Belichick heaped heavy praise on the young quarterback before his Patriots defense prepared to make the passer do things worthy of criticism. “He has a lot of talent; he can make all the throws,’’ Belichick gushed about NFL journeyman Brandon Weeden...

ClutchPoints

Lawrence Taylor agrees with Bill Belichick that Khalil Mack is not in his league

New England Patriots head coach Bill Belichick recently made headlines by scoffing at the notion that Chicago Bears linebacker Khalil Mack was even in the same class as the great Lawrence Taylor. And it appears Belichick has someone who agrees with that take: Lawrence Taylor. Per TMZ, the Giants legend gave the empathic thumbs up […] The post Lawrence Taylor agrees with Bill Belichick that Khalil Mack is not in his league appeared first on ClutchPoints.

ClutchPoints

Bill Belichick says Bears look like a ‘5-0 team’

Bill Belichick may be the head coach of the New England Patriots, but that has never stopped him from talking about other teams. That is the case once again this week ahead of the team’s matchup with the Chicago Bears. Count Belichick in as one of the people who think the Bears are heading in […] The post Bill Belichick says Bears look like a ‘5-0 team’ appeared first on ClutchPoints.

Windy City Gridiron

The Bear’s Den, October 18, 2018

The Patriots are coming to Chicago this weekend, will we see a rerun of The Brady Bunch? BEAR DOWN, CHICAGO BEARS, BEAR DOWN!!!! BEARRRSSSS Joniak’s Journal: Trubisky Opening Eyes Around League - 670 The Score - Patriots defensive play-caller and linebacker coach Brian Flores noted that the first impression on the tape of Bears quarterback Mitch Trubisky is that he throws a good deep ball. In the last two weeks, Trubisky has opened some eyes around the league. He has been a topic on the when national television shows discuss the NFL. Emma: Bears Ready To Be Measured Against Patriots - 670...

Pats Pulpit

Asking Windy City Gridiron: The Bears’ defensive speed will challenge the Patriots offense

We spoke with our colleagues from Windy City Gridiron about the upcoming game between the Patriots and Bears. The New England Patriots’ offense showed some tremendous improvements over the last three weeks but the unit did not necessarily face a murderer’s row of defenses. The upcoming game against the Chicago Bears will be different: head coach Matt Nagy’s team features one of the best defensive units in the NFL – one that leads the league in takeaways and is among the best in stopping the run. The Patriots will have their hands full. To find out more about Chicago’s defense, we...

ClutchPoints

Bears news: Bill Belichick compliments Mitchell Trubisky and Taylor Gabriel

Chicago Bears quarterback Mitch Trubisky has developed quite a rapport with wide receiver Taylor Gabriel. It appears their chemistry has caught the attention of New England Patriots head coach Bill Belichick. Trubisky and Gabriel have made a number of impressive connections this year. According to Adam Hoge of WGN Radio, it only took one to for […] The post Bears news: Bill Belichick compliments Mitchell Trubisky and Taylor Gabriel appeared first on ClutchPoints.

ClutchPoints

Matt Nagy says Patriots DE Trey Flowers is a ‘big-name guy’ in coaching world

The New England Patriots will play the Chicago Bears in Week 7, and Matt Nagy has keyed in on Trey Flowers as a “big-name guy” in their matchup. Nagy is in his first season as the head coach of the Bears. Their 3-2 record places them atop the NFC North by a narrow margin. Flowers […] The post Matt Nagy says Patriots DE Trey Flowers is a ‘big-name guy’ in coaching world appeared first on ClutchPoints.

FOX Sports

Belichick: Don't compare Bears' Mack to LT just yet

No matter how dominant Chicago Bears star pass rusher Khalil Mack is, New England Patriots coach Bill Belichick wanted to make one thing clear

Chicago Tribune

Khalil Mack 'day to day' with right ankle injury as Bears prepare for Patriots

Khalil Mack’s status is “day to day,” coach Matt Nagy said Wednesday as the star linebacker moves on from the right ankle injury he suffered Sunday against the Dolphins. Nagy would not say whether Mack would participate in the practice that begins at 1:40 p.m. Wednesday. The Bears’ first official...

FOX Sports

Bears pass rusher Khalil Mack day to day with ankle injury

Chicago Bears coach Matt Nagy says star pass rusher Khalil Mack is day to day because of an ankle injury

Chicago Tribune

Bill Belichick says ‘it’s a little early’ to make Lawrence Taylor-Khalil Mack comparisons

Patriots coach Bill Belichick wouldn’t entertain a comparison between Bears outside linebacker Khalil Mack and Giants Hall of Fame linebacker Lawrence Taylor on Wednesday. As Belichick’s team prepares to face the Bears on Sunday at Soldier Field, Belichick called Mack “a great player” who has made...

South Florida Sun-Sentinel

Dolphins Osweiler excited to work with Gase as his starter

Dolpins backup quarterback Brock Osweiler says he's excited to work with coach Adam Gase as a starter. Last Sunday vs. the Bears was Osweiler's first start under Gase. Osweiler and Gase were in Devner together when Peyton Manning was the Broncos starter.

Bear Goggles On

Bill Belichick: Khalil Mack is no Lawrence Taylor

Bill Belichick does not want to compare Khalil Mack to Lawrence Taylor. Bill Belichick has made a habit of saying nothing in his weekly press conferences. He’s so lifeless and void of opinions that his dull statements have become entertaining. Belichick, before he became arguably the greatest head coach in the history of the NFL, started […] Bill Belichick: Khalil Mack is no Lawrence Taylor - Bear Goggles On - Bear Goggles On - A Chicago Bears Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and more.

ClutchPoints

Bill Belichick not putting Khalil Mack in Lawrence Taylor’s class

Chicago Bears defensive end Khalil Mack is establishing himself as one of the premier players of his generation. However, New England Patriots head coach Bill Belichick is not ready to compare him to the likes of Hall of Fame linebacker and New York Giants legend, Lawrence Taylor. In fact, he is not ready to compare […] The post Bill Belichick not putting Khalil Mack in Lawrence Taylor’s class appeared first on ClutchPoints.

Windy City Gridiron

The Bear’s Den, October 16, 2018

Welcome to the Bears Den. BEAR DOWN, CHICAGO BEARS, BEAR DOWN!!!! BEARRRSSSS Mayer: Nagy confident Bears will bounce back again - ChicagoBears.com - The Bears rebounded from a tough Week 1 loss in Green Bay by winning their next three games. It’s a blueprint that coach Matt Nagy hopes to follow after Sunday’s overtime defeat in Miami. Medina: These Are NOT Excuses, But One Too Many Controversial Calls Went Against the Bears on Sunday - Bleacher Nation - Everything that could go wrong did go wrong for the Bears, including an array of questionable penalties. Wiedman: The incredible...

Chicago Tribune

Stop blaming Matt Nagy and start blaming the Bears' $9 million kicker Cody Parkey — and GM Ryan Pace

A day later, Bears coach Matt Nagy was still getting criticism for his play-calling Sunday. As we all know, that’s a standing headline around here, whether it’s the rookie Nagy, the somnambulant John Fox, the odd Marc Trestman, the clipboard-breaking Mike Ditka, whoever. Specifically, Nagy is drawing...

ClutchPoints

Khalil Mack set to undergo tests on injured ankle

In the days leading up to the Week 7 matchup against the New England Patriots, the Chicago Bears have some questions around the heal of All-Pro defensive end Khalil Mack surrounding ankle injury. According to Colleen Kane of the Chicago Tribune, head coach Matt Nagy has indicated that Mack is set to undergo more tests […] The post Khalil Mack set to undergo tests on injured ankle appeared first on ClutchPoints.

Chicago Tribune

Bears coach Matt Nagy doesn't budge on Trey Burton’s offensive pass interference

Bears coach Matt Nagy doubled down Monday on his assessment that tight end Trey Burton did nothing wrong when he was called for offensive pass interference on a key fourth-quarter play in Sunday’s 31-28 overtime loss to the Dolphins. With 12 minutes, 26 seconds to play in the fourth and the Bears...

Windy City Gridiron

Bears vs. Dolphins: Snap counts, stats, and more

We’ll list out the complete playing time breakdown, and spotlight a few individual and team statistics from the Chicago Bears in their awful loss to the Miami Dolphins. All statistics and snap counts are taken directly from the NFL’s Game Statistic and Information System, as we’re the snipped pics with the snap counts. The Chicago Bears lost a game that they could have, and should have, won. The Miami Dolphins kept plugging away at the Bears and they came back for a 31-28 win in overtime. Head coach and play caller, Matt Nagy, was inconsistent with his decisions. He was aggressive,...

FOX Sports

After loss, Matt Nagy, Bears deal with big dose of adversity

Mistakes, play-calling leave Bears coach Matt Nagy in line for criticism after 31-28 loss to Dolphins.

Chicago Tribune

Bears pass rusher Khalil Mack to undergo tests on injured right ankle

Bears coach Matt Nagy didn’t provide an update on Khalil Mack’s injured right ankle beyond saying the outside linebacker would undergo tests this week and the team would know more in a couple of days. Mack injured his ankle in the first half against the Dolphins on Sunday but re-entered and wound...

Chicago Tribune

Bears coach Matt Nagy stands behind his play-calling approach that preceded a costly missed field goal

On the most irksome Monday of his young head coaching career, Matt Nagy offered an accepting nod to the army of critics that seemed to be multiplying across Chicagoland. “I’m a big boy,” Nagy said from a lectern at Halas Hall. “And I can handle criticism.” As it turns out, the agitation of Sunday’s...

The Phinsider

Ryan Tannehill indefinitely ‘day-to-day’ in return from shoulder injury

The Miami Dolphins won on Sunday with Brock Osweiler starting at quarterback after Ryan Tannehill’s shoulder injury worsened during the week. The team had been hopeful that Tannehill would be ready for Sunday’s game against the Chicago Bears, but in the morning prior to the game, the coaches made the call that Tannehill would not be ready and Osweiler was elevated to starter. Reports indicated that Tannehill had an AC joint injury, but the team has denied that, saying his shoulder is sore and tightened up, but no further details have been released. “He’s day-to-day,” head coach...

New York Giants Report: Bring on the Bears

New York Giants head coach Ben McAdoo and quarterback Eli Manning discuss cleaning up mistakes and avoiding a trap against the 2-7 Chicago Bears.

Lovie Smith Named Head Coach At Illinois

Lovie Smith has signed a 6-year, $21 million deal with the University of Illinois. Smith is a popular decision given his successful 9-year run with the Chicago Bears. Produced by Marc DiBenedetto