BFO Podcast e09: Defense in the Desert

Chris and Andy hash out a gutsy Bears victory in Arizona on Sunday afternoon.

BFO Podcast e.07

The Best of Times, The Worst of Times. Chris & Andy dig deep to find confidence after a crushing #Bears season opener.

Always Look On The Bright Side of Life

Yesterday was something of a bleak-ish day for your author, so I decided to cobble together what I believe are positives for the Bears franchise in regards to one Ryan Pace.  Let’s swig a bit of blue and orange kool-aid, shall we? 2015 DRAFT Eddie Goldman, 2nd round:  He’s the anchor of the Bears defensive…

Taming, Blaming of the Fox

“Come and play with me,” proposed the little prince. “I am so unhappy.” “I cannot play with you,” the Fox said. “I am not tamed.” The little prince asked, “What does that mean–‘tame’?” “It is an act too often neglected,” said the fox. It means to establish ties.” “‘To establish ties’?” “Just that,” said the…

Insult to Injury

“Even a fool is wise after the event.”  – Homer, The Iliad The Bears are in their bye week, and while a 3-5 start isn’t terrible, it’s certainly not as sexy as a 4-4 record going into the break.  Development of Mitch Trubisky is promising, even if expectations for his rookie year have been tempered from…

“It’s Alive!”

On October 2nd, Mitch Trubisky was named starting quarterback for your Chicago Bears.  Two days later on the 4th, the Harvest Moon glowed orange and full over Halas Hall.  Five days after that we saw the defense play a pretty inspired game against the Minnesota Vikings who, to their credit, went on to beat the…

It’s About Time.

FINALLY. It takes special skills to fuck a play up this badly: pic.twitter.com/fu8j8Bv36G — Deadspin (@Deadspin) September 29, 2017 BENCHED. On Thur night, Glennon became the only #Bears player in 40 years to commit 3 turnovers in one 1/2 twice within the first 4 games of a season — Draft Dr. Phil (@FulphilO) October 2,…

A Mission of Mercy

SCENE:  In the Chicago Bears locker room, quiet hangs overhead as the roster is joined by John Fox and the coaching staff.  Ryan Pace emerges from a door labeled PERSONNEL, trailed by a cigarette-smoking man in a business suit, a gilded label upon his visitor’s badge that reads “BEARS FANBASE REPRESENTATIVE”.  FANBASE:  Let me have…

The Old Familiar Places

Mike Glennon is not a good quarterback, but at least he’s not Jay Cutler. Mike Glennon can’t extend plays with his legs, but at least he’s a nice guy. Mike Glennon can’t go through progressions with his targets, but at least he doesn’t have a punchy-face. Mike Glennon misses open receivers, but at least he…