The 10 Most Frustrating Seasons in Chicago Bears History
The Chicago Bears organization, and their fans, believed the team’s offense was on track after finishing the 2013 season No. 2 in points scored the team spent the spring and summer concentrating on improving one of the NFL’s worst defenses.
After signing defensive linemen Lamarr Houston and Jared Allen and drafting cornerback Kyle Fuller with the No. 20 pick in the first round fans looked forward to 2014 as the season the team would have enough talent to make a return to the playoffs for the first time since 2010.
Now that the Bears have limped across the finish line with a 5-11 record the only thing fans have to look forward to is what direction this team takes in the future. Here are 10 other seasons that left fans asking the same painful question…
Redskins End the Eagles 2014 Season: Autopsy of an Upset
The Washington Redskins’ victory over the Philadelphia Eagles Saturday night is an instance of even the blind squirrel finding the occasional nut…
The 10 Best Rookie Wide Receivers of All-Time
Just as the 1983 and 1999 NFL Drafts are remembered as “years of the quarterback” the 2014 season will go down in league history as “the year of the wide receiver.”
Seven of this year’s rookies, Sammy Watkins, Mike Evans, Odell Beckham, Jarvis Landry, Brandin Cooks, Kelvin Benjamin, Jordan Matthews have emerged as impact players on their team’s.
By the end of the 2014 season it’s possible one or more could join this group of 10.
Football Nation’s Monday Morning Huddle: East Meets West
Football Nation proudly presents the 25th episode in season three of “Monday Morning Huddle” with host Dave Holcomb. East met west in Week 14 in the NFL with the Seahawks traveling to the City of Brotherly Love to duel with the Eagles and the Patriots flew in sunny southern California to tangle with the Chargers. The road team won each, nearly by the same score, as the final score read East 1, West 1. Holcomb breaks down all the action of the two games.
Also on this week’s show, FN Senior Writer Tom Pollin guest stars in the second segment to discuss the direction of the Dallas Cowboys and the Chicago Bears. Both franchises seem to be heading in opposite directions, and Pollin offers his best advice in fixing the ailing Bears…
Chargers Slip Past Ravens for a Big Win: Autopsy of an Upset
The Ravens controlled the game nearly the entire day before the Chargers scored 21 fourth quarter points to steal a victory.
The Ravens were 4-1 at home this season and 13-4 at home against AFC West competition since moving to Baltimore from Cleveland in 1996. A win against the San Diego Chargers would have kept them in contention for the AFC North title while putting them in the driver’s seat for an AFC wild card slot heading into the final four weeks of the season.
The Chargers were riding a two game win streak to climb back into playoff contention but still went into the Sunday’s contest as five-and-a-half point underdogs…