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Cody Parkey and Failure

In Uncategorized by myles84 Comments

With less than a minute to go in a playoff game, Cody Parkey trotted out to attempt a game-winning field goal for the Chicago Bears. He made the first kick, which did not count because he was iced. The second was tipped, and then it hit the upright. The result of that kick is that the Bears lost the game. …

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Bears 24, Bengals 21

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Well, the game didn't really pan out how I expected it to (though the margin of victory was identical). Bears Run Versus Bengals Run Defense I said that this was a defense that could be run on, but I was wrong. Forte carried the ball 19 times for just 50 yards; as a team, the Bears were 28 for 81 …

Chicago Bears’ Preseason Depth Chart

In Bears by myles56 Comments

The Bears released their preseason depth chart, their first one of the season. Here it is: Some takeaways: Kyle Long is going to start Week 1 at RG, that's all there is to it. He's listed as the "co-starter," which is a gentleman's way of saying "we're starting the rookie, thanks."  Eben Britton is slotted as the backup RT, with …

Bears Training Camp Week 1: Hester on Expanded ST, Bushrod Day-to-Day

In Bears, Commentary And Analysis by myles50 Comments

Training camp is under way, and (precious few) interesting tidbits have emerged: The Bears used pads for the first time on Sunday.  Devin Hester apparently IS going to at least practice some expanded ST duties this year. He apparently almost blocked a kick in practice, according to a Zach Zaidman tweet (he's a good follow). Jermon Bushrod is day-to-day with a …