Bear Dawn – 12/8/09


….thanks to smudgers for this awesome graphic!

Blog Down, Chicago Bears

Shea Johnson pens a reflection on his first Bears game.

Just think about how many safeties the Bears have run through over the years….

Larry Mayer would have you believe that Matt Forte had a great day last Sunday.

Earl Bennett reflects on his performance.

Chicago Sun-Times

Of course, Lovie Smith deflected questions about Charlie Weis coming to the Bears.

Jerry Angelo: “We’ll be better through this ordeal.” Yeah, right.

A win over the Rams is keeping most of the critics at bay.

Jay Cutler was seemingly unfazed by his injury.

Rick Telander isn’t impressed by the win, and he shouldn’t be.

Chicago Tribune

Dan Pompei breaks down the game film of the defense.

Here are the plays of the game….hooray!

Jamar Williams had a stellar game and the coaches noticed.

Matt Forte believes that Kahlil Bell should get some more carries.

Steve Rosenbloom: The Bears are finding a way to win, albeit in an ugly fashion.

David Haugh: The old formula of defense and the running game worked for the Bears against the Rams.

CSN Chicago

Want another offensive coordinator to kick around? Jeremy Bates from USC, who worked with Cutler in Denver.

Some post-game emails are answered by Pat Boyle.

Daily Herald

Bob LeGere already wants to crown Earl Bennett as a great success.

Mike Imrem: Mike Martz to the Bears should be considered. Gag me.

Bob LeGere: Time to mix things up for the rest of the year.

Barry Rozner: Thrilling isn’t the word for the victory over the Rams.

ESPN Chicago

Earl Bennett’s TD was the silver lining on Sunday.

Kevin Payne’s return to strong safety was a success….against the Rams.

Want some good news? The Bears haven’t beaten a winning team.

Sporting News

My guy wiltfongjr has some excellent analysis from the Bears – Rams game; don’t miss this article.