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Week 7: Bears @ Packers Thursday Night on CBS/NFLN

Postby jersey cubs fan » Mon Oct 17, 2016 4:52 pm

Short week to recover from a classic John Fox statement game:

punt inside opponents side of field, let them drive down field, hold tight to a 2 score lead and keep timeouts in your pocket as you refuse to try to score more and eventually lose


Last year's team lost a lot of games where they actually looked halfway decent. That fooled some people into thinking this team had a chance to win a lot of games this year but their weaknesses have been fully exposed, from top to bottom. The Bears are in full "it's best to lose to increase their draft position" mode but the GM is 0-2 with first round picks and we are almost certain to need a coaching staff turnover before this team starts winning again (if ever).

The big thing to keep an eye on, besides if Cutler returns, is this game coincides with game 5 of NLCS and the next one falls between a theoretical game 5 and 6 of the World Series.

Also Bears are 9 point underdogs against a team that may be on the outside looking in come playoff time.
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Postby minnesotacubsfan » Mon Oct 17, 2016 5:37 pm

horsefeathers the bears
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Postby Sammy Sofa » Mon Oct 17, 2016 5:42 pm

DEATH TO FOOTBALL.

DEATH TO BEARS (except baby ones).
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Postby Sammy Sofa » Mon Oct 17, 2016 5:55 pm

Now THIS is fun bad:

http://deadspin.com/alshon-jeffery-sugg ... 1787881440

The Bears are 25th in the NFL in the red zone, scoring touchdowns on just 47.37 percent of their trips inside the opposing 20. In yesterday’s loss to the Jaguars, they found the end zone once on four trips, settling for three field goals. In the previous week’s loss at Indianapolis, they settled for four FG attempts against two touchdowns. In related news, the Bears are 1-5. But what if—hear me out here—what if the Bears scored more touchdowns?




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Postby WrigleyField 22 » Mon Oct 17, 2016 6:01 pm

Ooh competing game threads! Must be lot of excitement for the 1-5 Brian Hoyer Bears against the awesome Javier Baez Cubs.
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Sammy Sofa wrote:Now THIS is fun bad:

http://deadspin.com/alshon-jeffery-sugg ... 1787881440

The Bears are 25th in the NFL in the red zone, scoring touchdowns on just 47.37 percent of their trips inside the opposing 20. In yesterday’s loss to the Jaguars, they found the end zone once on four trips, settling for three field goals. In the previous week’s loss at Indianapolis, they settled for four FG attempts against two touchdowns. In related news, the Bears are 1-5. But what if—hear me out here—what if the Bears scored more touchdowns?







well alshon, score some touchdowns and horsefeathers
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Postby Sammy Sofa » Mon Oct 17, 2016 6:52 pm

The Bears are totally now and forever the NFC Browns.

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Postby badger » Mon Oct 17, 2016 6:54 pm

There's a small part of me that feels fortunate we lost last night so I know have baseball to watch instead of this. Especially with 70% packer fan friends
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Re: Week 7: Bears @ Packers Thursday Night on CBS/NFLN

Postby Brian707 » Mon Oct 17, 2016 7:01 pm

badger wrote:There's a small part of me that feels fortunate we lost last night so I know have baseball to watch instead of this. Especially with 70% packer fan friends



Hopefully this will be the pennant clinching game for the Cubs, and I won't even know this game was played
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Postby Flames24Rulz » Mon Oct 17, 2016 7:24 pm

Go Cubs
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Postby WrigleyField 22 » Tue Oct 18, 2016 12:17 am

http://chicago.cbslocal.com/2016/10/17/ ... ago-bears/

On one hand I cant believe they ran this story. On the other, it sums up my feelings on both topics quite well.
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Postby minnesotacubsfan » Tue Oct 18, 2016 12:48 am

WrigleyField 22 wrote:http://chicago.cbslocal.com/2016/10/17/baffoe-i-miss-jay-cutler-chicago-bears/

On one hand I cant believe they ran this story. On the other, it sums up my feelings on both topics quite well.


Eh, I'm just tired of the narrative. If you're going to stick with Cutler, then get a coach / scheme to maximize his abilities. Jon Fox was a disastrous hire for that. And if you are going with Fox, draft a horsefeathering qb, get Cutlers replacement. Pick a horsefeathering direction.
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Postby jersey cubs fan » Tue Oct 18, 2016 12:51 am

WrigleyField 22 wrote:http://chicago.cbslocal.com/2016/10/17/baffoe-i-miss-jay-cutler-chicago-bears/

On one hand I cant believe they ran this story. On the other, it sums up my feelings on both topics quite well.


I agree with everything, chili without beans is for the weak, just like football w/o touchdowns.
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Postby WrigleyField 22 » Tue Oct 18, 2016 1:05 am

minnesotacubsfan wrote:
WrigleyField 22 wrote:http://chicago.cbslocal.com/2016/10/17/baffoe-i-miss-jay-cutler-chicago-bears/

On one hand I cant believe they ran this story. On the other, it sums up my feelings on both topics quite well.


Eh, I'm just tired of the narrative. If you're going to stick with Cutler, then get a coach / scheme to maximize his abilities. Jon Fox was a disastrous hire for that. And if you are going with Fox, draft a [expletive] qb, get Cutlers replacement. Pick a [expletive] direction.

Eh, its less about "sticking with Cutler" for me. Its well past the point of building around him, and as soon as theyve ID'd a real replacement Im okay cutting ties.
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Re: Week 7: Bears @ Packers Thursday Night on CBS/NFLN

Postby Sammy Sofa » Tue Oct 18, 2016 2:44 am

jersey cubs fan wrote:
WrigleyField 22 wrote:http://chicago.cbslocal.com/2016/10/17/baffoe-i-miss-jay-cutler-chicago-bears/

On one hand I cant believe they ran this story. On the other, it sums up my feelings on both topics quite well.


I agree with everything, chili without beans is for the weak, just like football w/o touchdowns.


Chili without beans is basically just beef stew. It's a crime whenever someone tries to serve it to people expecting delicious chili.
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Re: Week 7: Bears @ Packers Thursday Night on CBS/NFLN

Postby Tim » Tue Oct 18, 2016 2:47 am

Sammy Sofa wrote:
jersey cubs fan wrote:
WrigleyField 22 wrote:http://chicago.cbslocal.com/2016/10/17/baffoe-i-miss-jay-cutler-chicago-bears/

On one hand I cant believe they ran this story. On the other, it sums up my feelings on both topics quite well.


I agree with everything, chili without beans is for the weak, just like football w/o touchdowns.


Chili without beans is basically just beef stew. It's a crime whenever someone tries to serve it to people expecting delicious chili.

Chili is delicious with and without beans.
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Re: Week 7: Bears @ Packers Thursday Night on CBS/NFLN

Postby Sammy Sofa » Tue Oct 18, 2016 2:53 am

Tim wrote:
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jersey cubs fan wrote:
I agree with everything, chili without beans is for the weak, just like football w/o touchdowns.


Chili without beans is basically just beef stew. It's a crime whenever someone tries to serve it to people expecting delicious chili.

Chili is delicious with and without beans.


The latter is not chili. Go eat your soup.
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Postby mul21 » Tue Oct 18, 2016 3:08 am

Chili without beans is only acceptable when it's being used on a hotdog.
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Postby WrigleyField 22 » Tue Oct 18, 2016 3:47 am

mul21 wrote:Chili without beans is only acceptable when it's being used on a hotdog.

but then you're ruining the hot dog
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Tim wrote:
Sammy Sofa wrote:
jersey cubs fan wrote:
I agree with everything, chili without beans is for the weak, just like football w/o touchdowns.


Chili without beans is basically just beef stew. It's a crime whenever someone tries to serve it to people expecting delicious chili.

Chili is delicious with and without beans.


Damn straight
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WrigleyField 22 wrote:
mul21 wrote:Chili without beans is only acceptable when it's being used on a hotdog.

but then you're ruining the hot dog


What kind of monster are you that you don't like chili dogs?
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mul21 wrote:
WrigleyField 22 wrote:
mul21 wrote:Chili without beans is only acceptable when it's being used on a hotdog.

but then you're ruining the hot dog


What kind of monster are you that you don't like chili dogs?

Hot dog traditionalist.
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Postby minnesotacubsfan » Tue Oct 18, 2016 1:17 pm

I didn't know that chili w/o beans was actually possible. I mean, even white chili has beans. Chili w/o beans just sounds like diarrhea.
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Re: Week 7: Bears @ Packers Thursday Night on CBS/NFLN

Postby JonJayCutler » Tue Oct 18, 2016 2:19 pm

I like my chili ridiculously spicy and without beans. It's more of a hot meat soup, but it's amazing.
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Re: Week 7: Bears @ Packers Thursday Night on CBS/NFLN

Postby Sammy Sofa » Tue Oct 18, 2016 2:20 pm

Chili without beans is the kind of reject hobo dog food that a typical Bears fan slobbers down as their tears salt their meaty gruel.
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