Chicago Bears Win by Putting Rookies on Display

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By Wanda Wiedman // @WandaW63

 

Bears 33 – Bengals 7

The Chicago Bears got a much needed win and they did it in a big way. Coming off of a one point loss against a 1-10 team was just too much for the Bears and it took their young leader to command a winning mentality in the locker room and the practice field.

“When everyone has that hunger, that desire to want to go out and execute the next play, it makes it fun on offense.”  

This is the core statement that rookie quarterback Mitch Trubisky said during yesterday’s press conference and it was everything he could have envisioned. It was a well balanced offense, both in the run and pass game, something that fans and writers, including myself, have echoed throughout the season.

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Third and Short Week 14 Fantasy Takes with Wanda and Kate

By Wanda Wiedman and Kate Arhar

These games are causing havoc in all kinds of leagues. If you have Eli Manning on your roster, well, he is back so you can now use him if you choose to. As always, let’s begin with this week’s starts and sits.

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Chicago Bears Need to Win in the Worst Way

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By Wanda Wiedman /@WandaW63

In a recent press conference, Chicago Bears quarterback Mitch Trubisky expressed his attitude going into the matchup against the San Francisco 49ers this Sunday.

“So our preparation this week is going well and we just have to find a way to win this week. But there’s no getting used to it, no being content. We’ve just got to work harder, stick together and find a way to win Sunday.”

If you are a true competitor, losing should never be something you accept. It hurts and gnaws at you.  As a fan, it’s heartbreaking when you know the knowledge and talent are there, but so are mental mistakes.  The Bears young QB has no tolerance for losing.  He took ownership of bad footwork and not being on the same page as his receivers.

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The Implosion is Real for the Chicago Bears

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By Wanda Wiedman // @WandaW63

Bears 3 – Eagles 31

 

The Chicago Bears’ loss to the Philadelphia Eagles was no surprise to anyone. The number one team in the league would be red hot at home and they were not about to hand it over to the bumbling Bears. But the game would be indicative of the type of season the Bears have had, heck let’s just say the past several years.

Analysts have stated that it would take three to four years to rebuild the Chicago Bears back into competitive form. Unfortunately, it will take longer and it has to start from the top.  President and CEO Ted Phillips of the Chicago Bears has been a part of the organization since 1984. He didn’t become CEO until 1999. It was Phillips who hired General Manager Jerry Angelo in 2001. He managed the team for 10 years.

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Third and Short Week 12 Fantasy Takes with Wanda and Kate

By Wanda Wiedman and Kate Arhar

Well, it was a rough Week 11 for fantasy owners. Bye weeks are all done so all players are eligible to play. If you have the follower players on your roster, please be aware of their injury status: Wide receivers Robert Woods, Kelvin Benjamin, running backs Chris Thompson and D’Onta Forman. As always, here are this week’s starts and sits.

 

WANDA STARTS SITS KATE STARTS SITS
QB Kirk Cousins: He should have a favorable day. Jared Goff: Another bad matchup against a surging Saints defense… QB Marcus Mariota: Colts have surrendered 6th most fantasy points to QBs Derek Carr: He has thrown for just one TD in seven games. Broncos will emerge.
Matt Stafford does very well on Thanksgiving. A must start.. Josh McCown: Panthers defense will disrupt every pass attempt. Sit him out. Matt Ryan: The Bucs have given up the 4th most points to QBs Case Keenum: Lions have been brutal to QBs.
RB Latavius Murray: Lions have given up big numbers to RBs. Handcuff Jerick McKinnon if need be. Jordan Howard versus Eagles run defense will be difficult to overtake. RB Carlos Hyde: He has Seattle’s number. Marshawn Lynch: Broncos can at least stop the run as of late.
J.D. McKissic: Seahawks will focus on the run against 49ers. Alex Collins: Ravens need the run but won’t do much versus Texans. Duke Johnson: Bengals defense has surrendered big PPR  points to RBs. Joe Mixon: Browns have allowed 31 yds per attempt.
WR Jamison Crowder: Giants have surrendered the 6th most PPR points to slot receivers. Jordy Nelson: With Hundley under center Nelsons production will remain stuffed. WR Mohammed Sanu: His fantasy points are surpassing Julio Jones. Definite start. Larry Fitzgerald: Jags have been brutal versus WRs, plus they are the #1 defense.
Devin Funchess: Jets defense won’t be able to stop Funchess height advantage. Marvin Jones: Vikings will keep this receiver at bay. Rishard Matthews: He has been getting 17+ pts past several weeks and should versus Colts Sammy Watkins: Even with Robert Woods out, still a bad matchup vs Saints
TE Delanie Walker: Mariota will depend on the big TE versus Colts. O.J Howard: Falcons have shut town TEs pretty well all season. TE Vernon Davis: Old but keeps on making separation. Nice matchup versus Giants Charles Clay: Health is questionable and Chiefs are tough on TEs.
Jared Cook: Broncos have allowed an average of 19.5 PPR points per game. Austin Hooper: Bucs have held TEs pretty well this season. Eric Ebron: Kid finds ways to make plays. Julius Thomas: Patriots defense has found its voice. He will have a soft day.
DEF Eagles vs Bears

Patriots vs Dolphins

Bucs vs Falcons

Lions vs Vikings

DEF Steelers vs Packers

Bengals vs Browns

Saints vs Rams

Rams vs Saints

K Chris Boswell vs GB

Ryan Succop vs IND

Mason Crosby vs PIT

Mike Nugent vs LAC

K Harrison Hutker vs BUF

Justin Tucker vs HOU

Graham Gano vs NYJ

S Hauschka vs KC

 

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Chicago Bears: Trubisky Has the Moxie to Lead the Future

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By Wanda Wiedman // @WandaW63

The sound could be heard throughout the nation. It was the sound of the deflated air of every Chicago Bears fan and player in Sunday’s loss to the Detroit Lions. To be honest it was worse than #deflategate. The look on quarterback Mitch Trubisky‘s face when kicker Connor Barth missed the game-winning field goal was the telling tale of a Bears leader who was crushed when he couldn’t give his team a win.

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Third and Short Week 11 Fantasy Takes with Wanda and Kate

By Wanda Wiedman and Kate Arhar

Last week Kate and I had a few good picks for you and we hope to have the same this week. At least we know that running back Ezekiel Elliott will be out for six weeks as he came to realize that the cost was too much to continue fighting. And it looks like the Buffalo Bills have chosen to sit out their quarterback Tyrod Taylor and throw in rookie Nathan Peterman. It is never a dull moment in the NFL!

As always, let’s begin with this week’s starts and sits.

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Chicago Bears Fans Unite Under #FireFox Anthem

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by Wanda Wiedman / @WandaW63

In early October as the football season was in full swing.  There was an outcry from fans to bench quarterback Mike Glennon and start rookie Mitch Trubisky. Hoping that it was just a QB issue, Bears fans were ecstatic when the rookie was started and the organization could start winning games. Even though the Bears won two in a row, it was due to the defense and not the quarterback change.

This led bearsbarroom.com to believe that the crux of the Bears losing display was solely on head coach John Fox. They were hoping that by October 30th, their cries and demands would be heard and he would be gone.

 

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Bears Coaching and Team Stuck on Repeat

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by Wanda Wiedman // @WandaW63

One dimensional. That is how Green Bay linebacker Clay Matthews described the Chicago Bears offense after a poor performance in yesterday’s 23-16 loss.

The Bears were coming into this game off a bye, so they should have had fresh legs and a fresh perspective. Instead, the Bears came in sluggish, unprepared and downright confused. And the score would have been even worse if Aaron Rodgers were healthy and on that field.

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Third & Short: Week 10 Fantasy Takes with Wanda and Kate


 

By Wanda Wiedman //@WandaW63 & Kate Arhar // @ClvlndK8

Last week Kate and I sat out some players that showed up to play such as wide receiver Alshon Jeffery, and running back Jay Ajayi. They both put up some nice points last week. However, we did recommend starting Jacoby Brissett as a sleeper and sitting out Jameis “Eat a W” Winston. Who knew that Josh McCown was going to ball out? But it’s the NFL and anything can happen!

So here are our starts and sits for your Fantasy lineups!

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