Chicago Bears

Is Jay Cutler Coming Back in 2014 or Are the Bears Moving On?

by Debbie Baratz • October 26, 2013

For Chicago Bears quarterback Jay Cutler, he once again entered the season with a new offensive coordinator but for a change, a new head coach. And again he had to learn a new offensive system but this year, he is playing in a contract year changing the storyline. Cutler has shown improvement under a new […]


Are the Chicago Bears a Viable Super Bowl Contender?

by Debbie Baratz • October 2, 2013

The Chicago Bears entered the season with a new coach, one less veteran linebacker and a quarterback who’s a sack and interception machine. You could say expectations were low for 2013 but to the surprise of fans–and most likely NFL teams–the Bears jumped out to a 3-0 start. Improvements were immediately seen and the new […]


Fantasy Football 2013 Bust Candidates

by Debbie Baratz • August 14, 2013

Just as it is important to find good fantasy sleepers (RB & WR), it’s also key to keep your eyes out for potential fantasy bust candidates. Whether it’s an injury, an unexpected performance in preseason games or a coaching change, some players may initially be at the top of your drafts but in the end, […]


NFL Training Camps: Players Down for the Season with Torn ACLs

by Debbie Baratz • August 9, 2013

We’re in the second week of August and already there’s a plethora of NFL teams hit by the injury bug. Some players will be ready for the regular season while others have already kissed their 2013 seasons goodbye. Backup players will have new opportunities while seasoned players and coaches are already grumbling that the league […]


Looking at the Best Running Back Backups in the NFL

by Debbie Baratz • August 7, 2013

For every starting running back, its NFL team needs a good backup (or two). Some of these players may either take over in the starting role or get their opportunity in the next season. They may also be guys you may want to add to your fantasy teams as well. Take a look. Ben Tate […]


Can Trestman Turn Jay Cutler into an Elite Quarterback?

by Debbie Baratz • August 4, 2013

For the Chicago Bears, 2013 is a big season of change. Between a new coach and his staff as well as the absence of team leader linebacker Brian Urlacher, this is a new team. There are many questions, including how will they fare, but perhaps most importantly is, “Can new Bears coach Marc Trestman turn […]


NFL Players Who Became Coaches

by Debbie Baratz • July 31, 2013

For many NFL players, once their careers end, they disappear and pursue careers outside the sports arena. But for others, they will make the leap to coaching with some landing as head NFL coaches. Currently, numerous league teams have these players at the helm, some finding more success than others. Jason Garrett (Dallas Cowboys) –¬†Garrett […]


Fantasy Football’s Wide Receiver Sleeper Picks

by Debbie Baratz • July 27, 2013

With the start of NFL training camps, fantasy football owners will keep their eyes on potential players for their fantasy teams. Along with top players, these owners will also need to find value picks that come later in the draft. These sleeper players, which are not ones who will be starters, can give a team’s […]


Deadline Monday Roundup: NFL Players to Play Under 2013 Franchise Tags

by Debbie Baratz • July 16, 2013

On Monday, with most NFL players enjoying one of their last full weeks of vacation before training camp, some were not resting too easily as they awaited the 4 p.m. deadline to either reach a contract agreement with their teams or play under the franchise tag for the 2013 season. At the 11th hour on […]


Chicago Bears 2013 Training Camp Schedule

by Debbie Baratz • July 5, 2013

The Chicago Bears will hold their annual RC Cola training camp at Olivet Nazarene University in Boubonnais, Il for the the 12th consecutive year. The team will report to camp on July 25 and then hold its first practice on July 26. This will run through Aug. 14 (Aug. 13 for open practices). Fans will […]