Da Bears Brothers - Chicago Bears Podcast and Postgame Show

Da Bears Brothers - Chicago Bears Podcast and Postgame Show

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Da Bears Brothers is a Chicago Bears podcast that provides in-depth analysis year-round including their postgame show that follows every game.
[215] Mock Draft Special 2018 (Plus, Forte & Hester Retire as Bears)
Apr 23 • 68 min
In this episode of Da Bears Brothers podcast, the guys go round-by-round and reveal their final complete Bears Mock Drafts with an in-depth discussion on each prospect. Plus they talk about Matt Forte and Devin Hester retiring as Bears earlier in the…
[214] Chicago Bears 2018 Schedule Initial Reaction & Analysis
Apr 19 • 75 min
The Chicago Bears 2018 Schedule is officially here! Take a listen as Da Bears Brothers break it down in its entirety including the toughest (and easiest) stretches, the storylines to watch, key matchups, and more. Plus, the guys share their top takeaways…
[213] ESPN’s Matt Bowen on Mitchell Trubisky’s Potential, the NFL Draft (And More)
Apr 12 • 58 min
In this special episode, ESPN’s Matt Bowen joins the show. Listen as he discusses the Bears’ decision not to match Cameron Meredith’s offer, Mitchell Trubisky’s potential inside Matt Nagy’s offense, numerous topics on the draft, and much more including…
[212] Aaron Leming and Robert Zeglinski Discuss Howard’s Rumors, Meredith’s Offer and the Draft
Apr 10 • 56 min
*Note: Our audio recording software did not perform to standard. We are looking into the issue.* In this special episode of Da Bears Brothers podcast, Aaron Leming and Robert Zeglinski join the show to talk about the possibility of a Jordan Howard trade,…
[211] Chicago Bears’ 5 Best Moves of the Offseason, Phase One Kicks Off (And More)
Apr 4 • 62 min
In this episode of Da Bears Brothers podcast, the crew is joined by site writer Will Ingalls to discuss Phase One of the offseason program, Brian Urlacher selecting Bob Babich as his HOF presenter, the five best moves the Chicago Bears have made in 2018,…
[210] Owners Meetings Takeaways, Recent Re-Signings, Orange Jerseys, Division Recap (And More)
Mar 28 • 58 min
In this episode of Da Bears Brothers podcast, Will, Nick and Brandon share their top takeaways from what Ryan Pace and Matt Nagy said at the NFL owners meetings, talk about Chicago’s recent re-signings, the newly announced return of the orange jersey’s,…
[209] Chicago Bears Free Agency Impact (and NFL Draft Preview) with Chris Emma
Mar 20 • 40 min
670 The Score’s Chris Emma joins Da Bears Brothers to recap the Chicago Bears offseason to date. Listen to their in-depth discussion on all the free agency moves, what to expect from the rapidly-approaching NFL Draft, and much more including a segment…
[208] Top Takeaways from the Bears’ Free Agent Press Conference (And More)
Mar 15 • 55 min
In this episode, Da Bears Brothers discuss the five free agents that took the podium during Thursday’s introductory press conference. Listen as the guys share their top takeaways from each player’s remarks including Allen Robinson and Trey Burton in…
[207] Chicago Bears Free Agency Reaction: Allen Robinson, Trey Burton, Taylor Gabriel and Cody Parkey
Mar 13 • 76 min
Listen as Da Bears Brothers share their instant reaction to the first four free agent signings of the offseason as they explain what you should expect from Allen Robinson, Trey Burton, Taylor Gabriel and Cody Parkey. Plus, they talk about each player’s…
[206] NFL Combine Review (And Free Agency Primer)
Mar 6 • 76 min
Listen as Da Bears Brothers discuss their weekend in Indianapolis including meeting Ryan Pace and Matt Nagy. Plus Steve Letizia shares his top takeaways from the combine, explaining which prospects must be on Chicago’s radar. Additionally, the guys get…
[205] Pace and Nagy’s Combine Pressers, Completed Coaching Staff, Roster Cuts (And More)
Feb 28 • 64 min
In this episode, Da Bears Brothers discuss their takeaways from Ryan Pace and Matt Nagy’s combine press conferences, the (now completed) Bears coaching staff, every single roster cut to date, and much more including answering fan questions. We hope you…
[204] 2018 NFL Combine Preview
Feb 20 • 50 min
In this episode, Da Bears Brothers bring on site writer Steve Letizia, a PFF Analyst, to preview the 2018 NFL Combine. Take a listen as they discuss the top players on both sides of the ball, who can help themselves the most with a strong showing, the…
[203] Bears to Play in Hall of Fame Game, Nick Meets Trubisky, Ideal Offseason Acquisitions (And More)
Feb 13 • 58 min
In this episode, Da Bears Brothers discuss the Hall of Fame Game, Nick meeting Mitch Trubisky, their “dream” offseason acquisition, one player the Bears should draft from each of their alma maters, and much more including answering another round of fan…
[202] Urlacher Makes HOF, Brad Childress Hired, Re-Grading Pace s First Draft (And More)
Feb 6 • 66 min
In this episode, Da Bears Brothers reflect on Brian Urlacher’s Hall of Fame career, discuss the new hires of Brad Childress, Bill Shuey, and Brian Ginn, re-grade Ryan Pace’s first draft, debate the Bears’ biggest need, and much more. We hope you enjoy…
[201] State of the Franchise 2018: Defense
Jan 30 • 75 min
In this episode, Da Bears Brothers analyze the current state of the Chicago Bears’ defense. Listen as they take an in-depth look and explain the unit’s top needs, play another game of “Pass or Play”, share the “surprise” cuts to look out for, name some…
[200] State of the Franchise 2018: Offense
Jan 22 • 70 min
In their 200th episode, Da Bears Brothers analyze the current state of the Chicago Bears’ offense. Listen as they take an in-depth look and explain the offense’s top needs, which players should return (and be shown the door), what “surprise” cuts to look…
[199] Analyzing the Bears’ New-Look Offensive Coaching Staff
Jan 17 • 49 min
It’s been a busy week for Matt Nagy at Halas Hall as he’s putting together his first staff as head coach of the Chicago Bears. In this episode, Da Bears Brothers discuss every single new hire on offense including what they like, dislike, each’s expected…
[198] Inside Scoop: What are the Bears Getting in Matt Nagy?
Jan 10 • 17 min
Over the course of the last two days, we’ve learned a lot about the new head coach of the Chicago Bears, Matt Nagy. In this episode, Da Bears Brothers are joined by Seth Keysor who hosts “The Chief in the North Podcast” to give us a firsthand account of…
[197] Insight on Matt Nagy’s Introductory Press Conference
Jan 9 • 29 min
Matt Nagy spoke in front of the Chicago media for the first time as head coach of the Chicago Bears. He spoke about his leadership, drive to succeed, and how he instantly hit it off with Ryan Pace. Take a listen as Da Bears Brothers share their top…
[196] Special: Matt Nagy Hired (Instant Reaction and Analysis)
Jan 8 • 32 min
Matt Nagy has officially been hired as the Chicago Bears’ head coach. What does this mean for the franchise? Take a listen as Da Bears Brothers react to (and analyze) the hire and explain why Nagy has a strong chance to return this team to relevancy. We…
[195] Nick’s Top Three Bears’ Head Coaching Candidates
Jan 4 • 17 min
With the Bears already having several requests to interview potential coaches, here are Nicholas Moreano’s top three candidates who could become the 16th head coach in Bears history. Take a listen as Nick makes his case for the three head coach candidates…
[194] Da Bears Brothers’ 2017 End of Season Awards
Jan 3 • 53 min
Before we completely move ahead into the offseason, we need to roll out the navy and orange carpet and unveil our awards for the 2017 Bears season. Take a listen as Da Bears Brothers hand out over 20 awards and say goodbye to the 2017 season once and for…
[193] Special: John Fox Fired – A Black Monday Reaction and Recap
Jan 1 • 30 min
The John Fox Era has officially come to a close, and it’s time to turn the page and begin the next chapter. In this episode, Da Bears Brothers discuss:
[192] Bears-Vikings Postgame Show: Chicago’s Season Comes to a Close in Appropriate Fashion
Dec 31, 2017 • 58 min
And just like that, the 2017 season has come to a close. In this episode, Da Bears Brothers share their insight from the Bears’ 23-10 loss to the Vikings including:
[191] Bears-Vikings 5 Matchups to Watch (and 3 Keys for a Bears’ Victory)
Dec 30, 2017 • 12 min
We’ve already revisited the Vikings and previewed the game. Now it’s time to take a deeper look at this season finale. Listen as Will DeWitt goes through his weekly five matchups and three keys that you must pay attention to on Sunday. First up, let’s…
[190] Game Preview: How the Chicago Bears Can Beat the Minnesota Vikings
Dec 28, 2017 • 43 min
Even though it’s a long shot, can the Chicago Bears actually win? Listen as Da Bears Brothers preview the game and discuss: Why Minnesota’s offense poses potential matchup problems. What players on Chicago’s defense will be tested the most. How Mitchell…
[189] Revisiting the Vikings (with Sam Ekstrom of “Locked on Vikings”)
Dec 27, 2017 • 16 min
It’s time to begin our final game preview of the 2017 season. In this episode, Da Bears Brothers were joined by Sam Ekstrom, who hosts the “Locked on Vikings” podcast and discussed: The formula behind Minnesota’s “lights out” defense. Are the Vikings are…
[188] Bears-Browns Postgame Show: Chicago Takes Care of Cleveland on Christmas Eve
Dec 24, 2017 • 45 min
Merry Christmas and Happy Holidays, Bears Fans. Our team gave us a gift as they didn’t lose to the Cleveland Browns. In this episode, Da Bears Brothers share their insight from the Bears’ 20-3 win including:
[187] Bears-Browns 5 Matchups to Watch (and 3 Keys for a Bears’ Victory)
Dec 22, 2017 • 11 min
We’ve already met the Browns and previewed the game, and now it’s time to take a deeper look at this Christmas Eve matchup. Listen as Will DeWitt goes through his weekly five matchups and three keys that you must pay attention to on Sunday. First up,…
[186] Game Preview: How the Chicago Bears Can Beat the Cleveland Browns
Dec 21, 2017 • 51 min
Entering the most underwhelming game of the season, the Chicago Bears don’t have a ton to play for other than their pride. Listen as Da Bears Brothers preview the game and discuss: How Adrian Amos’s return will impact Chicago’s defense. Why Josh Gordon…
[185] Meet the Browns (with Jeff Lloyd of “Locked on Browns”)
Dec 19, 2017 • 19 min
Mercifully, there are only two weeks left this season. In this episode, Da Bears Brothers were joined by Jeff Lloyd, who hosts the “Locked on Browns” podcast and discussed: A couple of rookie’s (Kizer, Garrett) and how they’ve fared. Josh Gordon’s impact…
[184] Bears-Lions Postgame Show: Chicago’s Sluggish Start Dooms Bears
Dec 16, 2017 • 43 min
Welcome back to reality. After beating the Bengals in dominate fashion six days ago, our Bears forgot to show up to this Saturday late-afternoon game. In this episode, Da Bears Brothers share their insight from the Bears’ 20-10 loss including:
[183] Bears-Lions 5 Matchups to Watch (and 3 Keys for a Bears’ Victory)
Dec 14, 2017 • 13 min
We’ve already caught up on the Lions and have handed out our full game preview. Now it’s time to take a deeper look into the game’s pivotal matchups that will determine the outcome of this December divisional matchup. In this episode, Will DeWitt goes…
[182] Game Preview: How the Chicago Bears Can Beat the Detroit Lions
Dec 13, 2017 • 59 min
It’s been over 400 days since the Bears last won a divisional game. In this week’s game preview, we hit on multiple questions including (but not limited to): What should we all expect from Mitchell Trubisky on Saturday? Can Adam Shaheen have a career…
[181] Revisiting the Lions (with Jeff Risdon of “ESPN 96.1”)
Dec 12, 2017 • 17 min
After that monstrous performance on Sunday, the Chicago Bears look to take care of the Detroit Lions in a short week. It’s time to find out how the Lions have fared since the last meeting a few weeks ago. In this episode, Da Bears Brothers were joined by…
[180] Bears-Bengals Postgame Show: Bears Discover Offense, Blowout Banged-Up Bengals
Dec 10, 2017 • 63 min
Not many expected a Bears win, and nobody predicted a blowout of this magnitude. Chicago came out firing on all cylinders and the Bears never let their foot off the gas in a game that is cluttered with storylines. In this episode, Da Bears Brothers share…
[179] Bears-Bengals 5 Matchups to Watch (and 3 Keys for a Bears’ Victory)
Dec 8, 2017 • 11 min
With injuries starting to pile up for both teams, it’s more difficult to gauge exactly where the game’s matchups are going to fall as the Bears and Bengals rosters are rapidly depleting. Take a listen to this episode as Will DeWitt goes through his weekly…
[178] Game Preview: How the Chicago Bears Can Beat the Cincinnati Bengals
Dec 7, 2017 • 54 min
With the Bengals entering this week both broken physically and spiritually, it appears the Bears should be able to take care of business. Okay, who are we kidding? This is the same Bears team that lost to the 49ers four days ago … Listen as Da Bears…
[177] Meet the Bengals (with James Rapien of “Locked on Bengals”)
Dec 5, 2017 • 19 min
This week we enter the final quarter of yet another dismal season as there are only four games to go before 2017 comes to a close. Despite the fact that the games don’t mean much, we’re sticking to our full previews. So with that, it’s time to meet the…
[176] Bears-49ers Postgame Show: Chicago Sinks to New Low in “Robbie Gould Revenge” Game
Dec 3, 2017 • 59 min
Don’t let the final score fool you, the Chicago Bears were badly beaten by the San Francisco 49ers that arrived at Soldier Field with one win under their belt. If last week’s loss had you upset, this one must have you distraught as the Bears proved just…
[175] Bears-49ers 5 Matchups to Watch (and 3 Keys for a Bears’ Victory)
Dec 1, 2017 • 11 min
We’ve already had an in-depth discussion on what both the offense and defense must do in order for the Chicago Bears to beat the Detroit Lions, and now it’s time to take a deeper look into the game’s pivotal matchups. In this episode, Will DeWitt goes…
[174] Game Preview: How the Chicago Bears Can Beat the San Francisco 49ers
Nov 30, 2017 • 51 min
In a seven-day span, the Chicago Bears are going from facing a team with one loss to another that only has one win. Will the Bears take care of business, or will they play (slightly) down to the competition? Listen as Da Bears Brothers discuss: What to…
[173] Meet the 49ers (with Brian Peacock of “Locked on 49ers”)
Nov 28, 2017 • 16 min
**NOTE** We had some technical difficulties during the recording of this episode. After some editing, the damage has been mitigated. Brian brought some top-notch insight on this 49ers team, so make sure to power through. Thank you in advance for…
[172] Bears-Eagles Postgame Show: Chicago Overwhelmed in Every Way Imaginable
Nov 26, 2017 • 56 min
We said keep expectations to a minimum, but nobody expected things to go that poorly for Chicago. In the lopsided loss, the Chicago Bears were overpowered in every aspect of the game, and in many ways, it was Trestman-esque. In this episode, Da Bears…
[171] Game Preview: How the Chicago Bears Can Beat the Philadelphia Eagles
Nov 22, 2017 • 38 min
Happy Thanksgiving, Bears Fans! Even though you may not be “thankful” for this week’s opponent, we’re adhering to our goal of making you the most informed fan on game day with our weekly preview. How can the Bears do the impossible and come away with the…
[170] Meet the Eagles (with Ryan Burnley of the “Eagles Focus” podcast)
Nov 21, 2017 • 15 min
Coming off of two straight divisional losses at home, it doesn’t get any easier for the Chicago Bears as they are set to travel to Philadelphia to take on the (9-1) Eagles. In this episode, Da Bears Brothers were joined by Ryan, who hosts the “Eagles…
[169] Bears-Lions Postgame Show: Rejuvenated Bears Didn’t Have Enough Gas in the Tank
Nov 19, 2017 • 57 min
Even though the Chicago Bears were a kicker away from sending the game to overtime, there were still some interesting developments particularly with the offensive gameplan as Dowell Loggains called one of his better games of the season. Unfortunately, it…
[168] Bears-Lions 5 Matchups to Watch (and 3 Keys for a Bears’ Victory)
Nov 17, 2017 • 11 min
We’ve already had an in-depth discussion on what both the offense and defense must do in order for the Chicago Bears to beat the Detroit Lions, and now it’s time to take a deeper look into the game’s pivotal matchups. In this episode, Will DeWitt goes…
[167] Game Preview: How the Chicago Bears Can Beat the Detroit Lions
Nov 16, 2017 • 56 min
Anytime the Chicago Bears are slated to square up against a divisional foe, you have to hold your breath. Chicago has lost six straight to NFC North opponents, and this week they’ll face a Detroit Lions team that’s won the last seven of eight meetings.…
[166] Meet the Lions (with Chris and Case of “The Detroit Lions Podcast”)
Nov 14, 2017 • 20 min
After a dispiriting loss against Green Bay, the Chicago Bears now set their eyes on another divisional opponent the (5-4) Detroit Lions. In this episode, Da Bears Brothers were joined by Chris and Case, who host “The Detroit Lions” podcast and discussed:…
[165] Bears-Packers Postgame Show: Bears Play Uninspired off Bye, Fall to Packers
Nov 12, 2017 • 51 min
This is exactly what we feared all week leading up to this game. Even though the Bears were favored to win, and all signs pointed toward a Packer beat-down, a small voice in the back of our heads kept chirping: “Trap Game.” It sure looked as if that was…
[164] Bears-Packers 5 Matchups to Watch (and 3 Keys for a Bears’ Victory)
Nov 10, 2017 • 11 min
It’s an odd feeling. Going against the Packers without Aaron Rodgers, there’s a sense of optimism in the air surrounding our Chicago Bears as all signs point towards a victory on Sunday. In this episode, Will DeWitt goes through his weekly five matchups…
[163] Game Preview: How the Chicago Bears Can Beat the Green Bay Packers
Nov 9, 2017 • 64 min
Coming off their bye week, can the Bears take care of the Packers and start the second half of the season with a victory? We think so and explain how they can do it in this episode. In this episode, Da Bears Brothers discuss: Why this Bears’ defense can…
[162] Revisiting the Packers (with Chris Kristofco of “Titletown Sound Off”)
Nov 7, 2017 • 15 min
Coming off the bye, it’s time for Chicago to set its sights on Green Bay as we kickoff “Packer Week.” Everybody knows about the Aaron Rodgers injury, but what else has changed for the Packers since these two teams met back in Week 4? In this episode, Da…
[161] Jarrett Payton on the Bears’ Bright Future (And More)
Nov 2, 2017 • 35 min
NOTE: There were some audio issues during recording, but nothing overbearing. So please power through them and listen to this great interview with a phenomenal guest as the one and only Jarrett Payton sits down with Da Bears Brothers to answer some…
[160] Bears Midseason Special Report: Part 3 What Have Been Chicago’s Mistakes? (And More)
Nov 1, 2017 • 35 min
Aaron Leming from Bear Report sits down with Da Bears Brothers to answer their questions regarding the Chicago Bears. In this episode Aaron and Da Bears Brothers discuss: Some of the mistakes Chicago has made thus far Aaron’s expectations fr Dontrelle…
[159] Bears Midseason Special Report: Part 2 – An In-Depth Look at the Offensive and Defensive Line
Oct 31, 2017 • 24 min
Lester Wiltfong Jr from Windy City Gridiron sits down with Da Bears Brothers to take an in-depth look at the Chicago Bears’ offensive and defensive lines at the bye week. In this episode Lester and Da Bears Brothers discuss: Who are the anchors (and…
[158] Bears Midseason Special Report: Part 1 – SWOT Analysis
Oct 30, 2017 • 27 min
Note: Submit your 10-20 second video for the Zach Miller get well message to dabearsbrothers@gmail.com. Now halfway through the season, it’s time to reflect on what worked, what didn’t and what this Bears team needs to do down the stretch. In order to do…
[157] Bears-Saints Postgame Show: Multiple Missed Opportunities Lead to Bears’ Demise
Oct 29, 2017 • 57 min
Bryce Callahan’s missed tackle on the third play of the game was only the beginning for Chicago and its missed opportunities as there were more than a handful of times that the Bears’ mistakes led to a loss in New Orleans. In this episode, Da Bears…
[156] Bears-Saints 5 Matchups to Watch (and 3 Keys for a Bears’ Victory)
Oct 27, 2017 • 16 min
Either the two-straight victories have instilled a false sense of confidence, or the Chicago Bears really do stand a chance against the Saints down in New Orleans. In this episode, Will DeWitt goes through his weekly five matchups and three keys that you…
[155] Game Preview: How the Chicago Bears Can Beat the New Orleans Saints
Oct 26, 2017 • 56 min
Can the Bears win back-to-back-to-back for the first time since 2014? In this episode, Da Bears Brothers discuss: The Dontrelle Inman trade (and what to expect from the new Bear) How the Bears can move the ball (and score points) on this Saints’ defense…
[154] Meet the Saints (with Brian Pavek of “Saints Nation Podcast”)
Oct 24, 2017 • 24 min
It’s time to officially begin preparations for the Bears’ Week 8 matchup against the New Orleans Saints. In this episode, Da Bears Brothers are joined by Brian Pavek, who hosts the “Saints Nation” podcast and discuss: New Orleans’ struggles with giving up…
[153] Bears-Panthers Postgame (Part 2): More Insight on the Bears’ Victory with Adam Jahns
Oct 23, 2017 • 14 min
Since the Bears put together back-to-back wins, we thought we’d follow suit and record back-to-back postgame shows. In this episode, Da Bears Brothers were joined by The Sun-Times’ Adam Jahns and discussed: What unit is better? Chicago’s secondary or…
[152] Bears-Panthers Postgame Show (Part 1): Chicago’s Defense Dominates
Oct 23, 2017 • 43 min
For the first time since November of 2015, the Chicago Bears have won back-to-back games and this win over the Carolina Panthers is credited to the Bears’ daunting defense. In this episode, Da Bears Brothers share their insight from the Bears 17-3 victory…
[151] Bears-Panthers 5 Matchups to Watch (and 3 Keys for a Bears’ Victory)
Oct 20, 2017 • 14 min
Important Note: This episode was recorded before Luke Kuechly was ruled out. On paper, this is another game that the Chicago Bears can win, and if they do, it’ll go a long way towards getting the season back on track. In this episode, Will DeWitt goes…
[150] Game Preview: How the Chicago Bears Can Beat the Carolina Panthers
Oct 19, 2017 • 53 min
Can the Bears win back-to-back for the first time since 2015? In this episode, Da Bears Brothers discuss: How the Bears’ defense can make Carolina one-dimensional (and why it’ll work in Chicago’s favor) If we should expect the Bears’ passing game to open…
[149] Audio Mailbag: Can the Chicago Bears Realistically Claim the NFC North? (And More)
Oct 18, 2017 • 18 min
Welcome to our “Audio Mailbag” a weekly podcast that answers questions submitted by you, the fans. Remember, if you want your voice to be heard next week, submit your question by leaving a voicemail at 1-872-240-4007. In this episode, Da Bears Brothers…
[148] Meet the Panthers (with Tony Dunn of “C3 Carolina Panthers Podcast”)
Oct 17, 2017 • 24 min
It’s time to officially begin preparations for the Bears’ Week 7 matchup against the Panthers. In this episode, Da Bears Brothers are joined by Tony Dunn, who hosts the “C3” Carolina Panthers podcast and discuss: Why Carolina has struggled rushing the…
[147] Bears-Ravens Postgame Show: Chicago “Bearly” Escapes Self-Inflicted Wounds in Overtime Victory
Oct 15, 2017 • 67 min
Last week, the Chicago Bears were unable to overcome their mistakes and it cost them the game. That was not the case in Week 6. Despite giving up two horrendous touchdowns on special teams, a costly turnover, and a shanked punt, the Bears were able to put…
[146] Bears-Ravens 5 Matchups to Watch (and 3 Keys for a Bears’ Victory)
Oct 14, 2017 • 13 min
The Chicago Bears are looking to pull out an upset in Baltimore on a short week in what will be Mitchell Trubisky’s second start in his young career. In this episode, Will DeWitt goes through his weekly five matchups and three keys that you must pay…
[145] Game Preview: How the Chicago Bears Can Beat the Baltimore Ravens
Oct 13, 2017 • 48 min
Can Mitchell Trubisky do the impossible and win in Baltimore? In this episode, Da Bears Brothers discuss: How the Bears should be able to handle the Ravens’ aerial attack Why Chicago might struggle slowing down Balitmore’s rushing game What we should…
[144] Audio Mailbag: Is Cody Whitehair Going Through a Sophomore Slump? (And More)
Oct 12, 2017 • 20 min
Welcome to our “Audio Mailbag” a weekly podcast that answers questions submitted by you, the fans. Remember, if you want your voice to be heard next week, submit your question by leaving a voicemail at 1-872-240-4007. In this episode, Da Bears Brothers…
[143] Meet the Ravens (with Brandon Holthaus & Josh Murr of “The Caw”)
Oct 11, 2017 • 24 min
It’s time to officially begin preparations for the Bears’ Week 6 matchup against the Ravens. In this episode, Da Bears Brothers were joined by Brandon Holthaus and Josh Murr, who host the “The Caw” podcast and discussed: Joe Flacco’s season-best…
[142] Bears-Vikings Postgame Show: Chicago Can’t Overcome Miscues in Trubisky’s Debut
Oct 10, 2017 • 60 min
Even though rookie Mitchell Trubisky showed glimpses of hope, he wasn’t able to lead the Chicago Bears to victory on Monday night. He wasn’t the only reason the Bears lost, but after the game, Kendall Wright told reporters that Trubisky took full blame.…
[141] The Trubisky Era Starts Tonight and the Chicago Bears Begin Anew
Oct 9, 2017 • 7 min
Transcript I don’t know about you, but I had a hard time sleeping last night. I was deep in thought. Thinking about the entirety of my Bears fandom, and came to the conclusion that tonight is the night I’ve been waiting for my entire life. Being a Bears…
[140] Bears-Vikings 5 Matchups to Watch (and 3 Keys for a Bears’ Victory)
Oct 7, 2017 • 12 min
With an extended period of time to prepare, the Bears will look to get their season back on track when they square off against the Minnesota Vikings. In this episode, Will DeWitt goes through his weekly five matchups and three keys that you must pay…
[139] Game Preview: How the Chicago Bears Can Beat the Minnesota Vikings
Oct 5, 2017 • 54 min
Can the Trubisky led Bears get a win on Monday night? In this episode, Da Bears Brothers discuss: How the Bears can (try to) limit Minnesota’s explosive wideouts Stefon Diggs and Adam Theilen Whether or not Minnesota can get their running game going…
[138] Audio Mailbag: Should we Expect a Win in Trubisky’s Debut? (And More)
Oct 4, 2017 • 20 min
Welcome to our “Audio Mailbag” a weekly podcast that answers questions submitted by you, the fans. Remember, if you want your voice to be heard next week, submit your question by leaving a voicemail at 1-872-240-4007. In this episode, Da Bears Brothers…
[137] Meet the Vikings (with BJ Reidell of “About the Labor”)
Oct 3, 2017 • 19 min
It’s time to officially begin preparations for the Bears’ Week 5 matchup against the Vikings. In this episode, Da Bears Brothers were joined by BJ Reidell, who hosts the “About the Labor” podcast and discussed: How the Vikings’ offense will change without…
[136] Special Edition: Mitch Named the Bears’ Starting Quarterback (Trubisky Time is Here)
Oct 2, 2017 • 30 min
The wait is over. Trubisky Time is here and we couldn’t be more excited! In this episode, Da Bears Brothers share their instant insight from the Bears’ decision to start the rookie quarterback including: How we envision the offense changing with the more…
[135] Bears-Packers Postgame Show: “That was Unacceptable”
Sep 29, 2017 • 51 min
When you give up 14 points in the first six minutes of the game on the road in Green Bay, you’re not going to win. Period. In this episode, Da Bears Brothers share their insight from the Bears’ “unnaceptable” loss to the Packers including: Mike Glennon’s…
[134] Game Preview: How the Chicago Bears Can Beat the Green Bay Packers
Sep 27, 2017 • 48 min
Can the Bears reclaim the edge in the overall series between these two rivals? In this episode, Da Bears Brothers discuss: How the Bears can make the Packers’ offense one-dimensional (and how it’ll impact the game) Why this is the game that Chicago’s pass…
[133] Bears-Packers 5 Matchups to Watch (and 3 Keys for a Bears’ Victory)
Sep 27, 2017 • 13 min
Entering this short rivalry week, the Chicago Bears are not only looking to get to .500, but they’re also hoping to put the Green Bay Packers in the NFC North basement. In this episode, Will DeWitt goes through his weekly five matchups and three keys that…
[132] Meet the Packers (with Chris Kristofco of “Titletown Sound Off”)
Sep 26, 2017 • 16 min
Coming off a victory with a short week ahead, there’s no time to celebrate. Instead, it’s time to keep grinding and prepare for the Packers In this episode, Da Bears Brothers were joined by Chris Kristofco, who hosts the “Titletown Sound Off” podcast and…
[131] Audio Mailbag: Isn t Mitch Trubisky capable of running this offense? (And More)
Sep 25, 2017 • 15 min
Welcome to our third “Audio Mailbag” a weekly podcast that answers questions submitted by you, the fans. Remember, if you want your voice to be heard next week, leave us a voicemail at 1-872-240-4007. In this episode, Da Bears Brothers answer questions…
[130] Bears-Steelers Postgame Show: Jordan Howard Perseveres Through Injury (and Wins the Game in OT)
Sep 24, 2017 • 60 min
Even though he was bothered by a shoulder injury, Jordan Howard found himself with two touchdowns and 138 rushing yards, which was a large reason why the Bears were able to snag their first win of the year against the Steelers. In this episode, Da Bears…
[129] 3 Keys to the Chicago Bears Beating the Pittsburgh Steelers
Sep 23, 2017 • 6 min
This is the final piece of our four-part Bears-Steelers preview. In this episode, Will discusses his three keys that will lead the way to a Bears’ victory against the Pittsburgh Steelers including: Limiting “Back-Breaking” Turnovers Third Down Defense…
[128] Bears-Steelers: 5 Matchups to Watch
Sep 22, 2017 • 10 min
**Update** Since recording, T.J. Watt has been ruled out and it’s been reported that Prince Amukamara will play. Coming off injury, I don’t expect Amukamara to cover Antonio Brown right out of the gate. Entering the third week of the season, the Chicago…
[127] Game Preview: How the Chicago Bears Can Beat the Pittsburgh Steelers
Sep 21, 2017 • 46 min
This is Part Two of our four-part Week 3 preview. In this episode, Da Bears Brothers discuss: How the Bears can attack this Steelers’ offense (and keep them out of the end zone) Why Martavis Bryant is just as dangerous as Antonio Brown and Le’Veon Bell…
[126] Audio Mailbag: Should John Fox be Terminated or Retained? (And More)
Sep 20, 2017 • 19 min
Welcome to our second “Audio Mailbag” a weekly podcast that answers questions submitted by you, the fans. Remember, if you want your voice to be heard next week, leave us a voicemail at 1-872-240-4007. In this episode, Da Bears Brothers answer questions…
[125] Meet the Steelers (with Brian Roach of “Steel City Underground”)
Sep 19, 2017 • 17 min
It’s officially time to put last week behind us and set our sights on the Pittsburgh Steelers. In this episode, Da Bears Brothers were joined by Brian Roach, who hosts the “Steel City Underground” podcast and discussed: What under-the-radar Steelers the…
[124] Bears-Buccaneers Postgame Show: Breaking Down an Inexcusable Loss in Tampa Bay
Sep 17, 2017 • 57 min
There’s no other way to put it …That loss was unacceptable. In this episode, Da Bears Brothers share their insight from the Bears’ 29-7 loss in Tampa Bay inclduing: Mike Glennon’s turnovers (and what the Bears should do at quarterback) All the ways…
[123] 3 Keys to the Chicago Bears Beating the Tampa Bay Buccaneers
Sep 16, 2017 • 7 min
This is Part Four of our four-part game preview. In this episode, Will discusses his three keys that will lead the way to a Bears’ victory in Tampa Bay including: Creating Turnovers Third Down Offense Protecting Mike Glennon (Limiting Sacks) We hope you…
[122] Bears-Buccaneers: 5 Matchups to Watch
Sep 15, 2017 • 9 min
The Chicago Bears are looking to rebound after losing in a close game to the Atlanta Falcons. Additionally, these Bears are looking for redemption as the Tampa Bay Buccaneers rolled over Chicago in Week 10 last season 36-10. When looking at both rosters…
[121] Game Preview: How the Chicago Bears Can Beat the Tampa Bay Buccaneers
Sep 14, 2017 • 53 min
This is Part Two of our four-part game preview. In this episode, Da Bears Brothers discuss: How Glennon’s familiarity with the Bucs, and vice versa, will impact this game, if at all How the Bears’ defense stacks up against all of the Bucs’ offensive…
[120] Audio Mailbag: What Do We Expect from Tanner Gentry? (And More)
Sep 13, 2017 • 20 min
Welcome to our first-ever “Audio Mailbag” a weekly podcast that answers questions submitted by you, the fans. In this episode, Da Bears Brothers answer questions submitted by Bears Fans including: Whether or not Mitch Trubisky should sit due to the lack…
[119] Meet the Buccaneers (with Gene Thomas of “Buc What Ya Heard”)
Sep 12, 2017 • 17 min
This is Part One of our four-part game preview. In this episode, Da Bears Brothers were joined by Gene Thomas, who hosts the “Buc What Ya Heard,” podcast and discussed: How the Bucs will look to utilize their “three-headed monster” of Mike Evans, DeSean…
[118] Bears-Falcons Postgame Show: Tarik Cohen Shines as Bears Nearly Pull Off Upset
Sep 10, 2017 • 58 min
The Bears were only five yards away from pulling off the upset. Let that sink in. In this episode, Da Bears Brothers break down the first Bears game of the season and discuss: Tarik Cohen’s magnificent (and record-breaking) debut Mike Glennon’s…
[117] 3 Keys to the Chicago Bears Beating the Atlanta Falcons
Sep 9, 2017 • 8 min
This is Part Four of our four-part game preview. In this episode, Will discusses his three keys that will lead the way to a Bears season opening victory including: Winning Time of Possession Third Down Defense Red Zone Efficiency We hope you enjoy this…
[116] Bears-Falcons: 5 Matchups to Watch
Sep 8, 2017 • 10 min
This is Part Three of our four-part game preview. In this episode, Will discusses these five matchups: The Bears’ Corners vs Julio Jones Akiem Hicks vs Wes Schweitzer Matt Ryan vs Quintin Demps Vic Beasley vs Bobby Massie Jerrell Freeman vs Devonta…
[115] How the Chicago Bears Can Beat the Atlanta Falcons
Sep 7, 2017 • 55 min
This is Part Two of our four-part game preview. In this episode, Da Bears Brothers discuss: Their thoughts on the Bears’ 53-man roster (and the depth chart) What to expect from Mike Glennon in his debut (and what he can do to make it a success) Why…
[114] Meet the Falcons (with host of Locked On Falcons Aaron Freeman)
Sep 5, 2017 • 21 min
This is Part One of our four-part game preview. In this episode, Da Bears Brothers were joined by Aaron Freeman, who hosts “Locked On Falcons,” and discussed: What to expect from the Falcons’ high-volume aerial attack The strengths and weakness of…
[113] Preseason Week 4 Postgame Show: A Brief Recap of the Blowout Loss (Plus Will and Brandon’s Roster Predictions)
Sep 1, 2017 • 44 min
Say it with us: “Thank God the preseason is over!” In this episode, Da Bears Brothers break down the fourth (and final) preseason Bears game and discuss: The strange strategy behind Mitch Trubisky’s start Lamarr Houston and Victor Cruz going down to…
[112] Nick Predicts the Chicago Bears’ 53-Man Roster
Aug 30, 2017 • 10 min
With cuts right around the corner, Nicholas Moreano shares who he believes will survive. Take a listen to find out who he has making the team. Below is Nick’s predicted 53-man roster … You will notice Pernell McPhee is not listed, that’s because he has…
[111] Preseason Week 3 Postgame Show: Glennon Secures the Job (For Now) and the Injuries Pile Up
Aug 27, 2017 • 49 min
With his back against the wall, Mike Glennon did enough to secure the starting spot entering the 2017 season. Even though his play wasn’t flashy, Glennon played within the system and moved the Bears offense. However, Bears Fans should be alarmed by how…
[110] Chicago Bears Preseason Week 3 Preview: Trubisky’s Chance is Here
Aug 24, 2017 • 26 min
WGN Radio’s Adam Hoge joins Da Bears Brothers to talk about the latest buzz surrounding Halas Hall heading into the third game of the preseason. **Sorry for the technical difficulties on Hoge’s end, but Bear Down and give it a listen for his great…
Preseason Week 2 Postgame Show: Mike Glennon’s Still on the Struggle Bus
Aug 20, 2017 • 63 min
When Mike Glennon and the Bears’ offense was on the field it felt a lot like what we witnessed a week ago with a stagnant passing game that leaves a lot to be desired. In this episode, Da Bears Brothers break down the second preseason Bears game and…
Bears Camp Review: Insight From Practice No. 13 (Trubisky Overshadows Glennon … Again)
Aug 13, 2017 • 26 min
In the final Bears practice open to the public, Mitch Trubisky shined while going against the Bears’ starting defense and Mike Glennon struggled while facing the second-string. In this episode, Da Bears Brothers discuss: What Trubisky’s strong play (and…
Preseason Week 1 Postgame Show: Mitch Trubisky Exceeds Expectations
Aug 11, 2017 • 62 min
It seemed like we were in for a long … long season. Mike Glennon played atrociously, posted a 0.0 passer rating and the Bears found themselves down 10-0 with the first half winding away. Then, Mitch Trubisky happened. In this episode, Da Bears Brothers…
Bears Camp Review: Insight From Practice No. 10 (with WCG’s Andrew Link)
Aug 7, 2017 • 27 min
Eric Kush is lost for the season. What does that mean for the Bears’ offensive line? In this episode, Da Bears Brothers are joined by Windy City Gridiron’s Andrew Link and discuss: Why Kush’s injury opens the door for Hroniss Grasu Jordan Howard looking…
Chicago Bears “Family Fest” Insight & Analysis (Practice No. 9)
Aug 5, 2017 • 26 min
In this episode, Da Bears Brothers discuss their day at family fest including: Mitch Trubisky and Mike Glennon both looking “sharp” Eddie Jackson getting reps with the starters Josh Sitton back in action The Bears still struggling to run the football (and…
670 The Score’s Chris Emma on Bears Camp (and the Preseason)
Aug 2, 2017 • 28 min
Kevin White had his best practice of camp on Wednesday. In this episode, we were joined by Chris Emma of 670 The Score and discussed: Emma’s overall takeaways from the Bears’ new offense Kevin White’s practice and what transpired in the press conference…
Bears Camp Review: Insight From Practice No. 6 (with WCG’s Andrew Link)
Aug 2, 2017 • 20 min
The Bears’ quarterbacks played lights out on Wednesday. In this episode, Da Bears Brothers are joined by Windy City Gridiron’s Andrew Link and discuss: The Bears’ struggling running game (and what may be the cause) Mitch Trubisky playing with the second…
Bears Camp Review: Insight From Practice No. 3 (The Defense Wins … Again)
Jul 30, 2017 • 34 min
The Bears’ secondary put on a show in the third open practice. In this episode, Will and Nick discuss: The secondary’s stand-out day (including Kyle Fuller’s return to the starting unit) Why Mitch Trubisky deserves to see snaps with the second-string unit…
Bears Camp Review: Insight From Practice No. 2 (The Pads Come On)
Jul 29, 2017 • 24 min
In the second practice open to the public, it was the defense that stole the show. In this episode, Will and Nick discuss: Mitch Trubisky’s fumbling debacle (and why you shouldn’t worry about it) Eddie Goldman’s return to the field (and how he fared) The…
Bears Camp Review: Insight From Practice No. 1
Jul 27, 2017 • 16 min
Finally … training camp is here! Even though the pads were off, there was plenty to take away. In this episode, Will flies solo and talks about: How Mitch Trubisky looked in his first practice The running back that stood out (besides Jordan Howard) Who…
Countdown to Camp: An In-Depth Preview of the Bears’ Quarterbacks (What to Expect from Glennon and Trubisky)
Jul 24, 2017 • 48 min
Mike Glennon is the starter, but don’t sleep on Mitch Trubisky. Is is possible for the rookie quarterback to uproot the veteran before Week 1? In this episode, we were joined by Aaron Leming of Bear Report and discussed: Why Mike Glennon should play…
Countdown to Camp: Jordan Howard’s the Bell Cow (But How Will the Rest of the Backs Play Out?)
Jul 21, 2017 • 39 min
The only thing certain heading into training camp is that this team runs through Jordan Howard. But can the sophomore back lead the NFL in rushing yards this season? Behind Howard is one of the biggest mysteries on the team as it is unclear which backs…
Countdown to Camp: Zach Miller, Dion Sims, and Adam Shaheen (A Three-Headed Monster?)
Jul 19, 2017 • 31 min
What are reasonable expectations for this year’s tight end group? In this episode we discussed: Will this be Zach Miller’s final year in Chicago? Is Dion Sims going to be able to make a difference in the passing game? What would make a successful rookie…
Countdown to Camp: What Should You Expect From the Bears’ Wide Receivers?
Jul 13, 2017 • 43 min
How should we feel about all of these new wideouts we don’t know too much about? With the additions of Markus Wheaton, Kendal Wright and newly acquired Victor Cruz, there is a lot up in the air with Mike Glennon’s (or Mitch Trubiksy’s?) targets in the…
Countdown to Camp: Taking a Long Look at the Bears’ Offensive Line
Jul 6, 2017 • 38 min
“Games are won and lost in the trenches.” It’s a phrase Brandon has coined since our very first episode. And it’s true, if the Chicago Bears are going to win games in 2017, it all starts with their offensive line. In this episode, we were joined by Lester…
Countdown to Camp: An Extensive Preview of the Bears’ Defensive Line
Jun 29, 2017 • 47 min
What should you expect from the Bears’ defensive line in 2017? The answer to that question depends on a couple of things, but primarily, it relies on the health of Eddie Goldman and Jaye Howard. In this episode, we discussed: What to anticipate for the…
Countdown to Camp: Previewing the Bears’ Linebackers
Jun 24, 2017 • 51 min
When healthy, the linebackers are the Bears’ strength. In this episode, we discussed: Why a “comfortable” Leonard Floyd and a “healthy” Pernell McPhee can become the top OLB duo in the NFL What to anticipate if Danny Trevathan starts this season on the…
Countdown to Camp: An In-Depth Preview of the Bears’ Secondary
Jun 21, 2017 • 48 min
With the new faces, will the Bears’ secondary improve in 2017? For the second installment of this year’s “Countdown to Camp” series, we took an in-depth look at the Bears’ secondary, projecting what we believe will happen with this group in the upcoming…
Countdown to Camp: Previewing the Bears’ Special Teams
Jun 8, 2017 • 35 min
“Countdown to Camp” is … back! For the second-straight year, we are counting down to the commencement of the Bears’ training camp by previewing one position per week. To start things off, we took a look at the entire Bears’ special teams group and shared…
Chicago Bears Fan Special: Your Questions Answered
Jun 1, 2017 • 54 min
This episode is dedicated to you, the fans. For our 90th episode, we wanted to take a break from our typical routine, which is why we decided to take an entire show to answer your questions. In fact, we answered over 20 questions by the show’s end. In…
OTAs Discussion: What’s Going on with Kevin White? Kyle Long Changing Positions? (And More)
May 25, 2017 • 39 min
Who would have thought? Only a few days into OTAs, there are actual storylines that need to be discussed. Not that anybody thought there wouldn’t be, but nobody expected the abundance of compelling talking points this soon. In this episode Da Bears…
[Bonus] Off Script: Pre-Recording Chat with Thomas Jones
May 13, 2017 • 15 min
In our last episode, we were joined by former Bear Thomas Jones as we discussed everything from the special 2006 Super Bowl season to his transition to Hollywood after retiring from the league in 2012. Typically when we do our shows, I never hit the…
Thomas Jones on What it Meant to Be a Chicago Bear (And Life After Football)
May 10, 2017 • 43 min
“I hit the gas in Chicago.” Becoming a Bear in 2005, Thomas Jones got his career back on track as he racked up nearly 3,500 yards on the ground in his three seasons in Chicago. Being a Chicago Bear meant (and always will mean) a lot for Jones. He grew up…
Recapping the Bears’ Draft with Larry Mayer (Senior Writer at ChicagoBears.com)
May 4, 2017 • 25 min
What was it like being inside Halas Hall when it was announced the Bears drafted Mitch Trubisky? We were honored to have Larry Mayer on the show for this firsthand account. Not only did Larry talk about his initial reaction to the pick, but he also…
Analyzing the Chicago Bears’ 2017 Fifth Round Pick (Jordan Morgan)
Apr 29, 2017 • 16 min
Welcome to Chicago, Jordan Morgan. With what looks to be the final pick for the Chicago Bears in this year’s draft, Ryan Pace selected his third small-school prospect in Jordan Morgan, an offensive lineman from Kutztown, with the 147th overall pick. We…
Analyzing the Chicago Bears’ 2017 Fourth Round Picks (Eddie Jackson & Tarik Cohen)
Apr 29, 2017 • 40 min
Welcome to Chicago, Eddie and Tarik. Ryan Pace addressed both sides of the football in the fourth round of the 2017 NFL Draft by selecting Alabama safety Eddie Jackson and NCAT running back Tarik Cohen. Both picks initially seemed to come out of left…
Analyzing the Chicago Bears’ 2017 Second Round Pick (Adam Shaheen)
Apr 28, 2017 • 36 min
Welcome to Chicago, Adam Shaheen. Sooner or later we are going to learn to not be surprised by Ryan Pace and his draft picks. But that’s easier said than done. After trading back in the second round to recoup from the trade in the first, Pace selected…
Analyzing the Chicago Bears’ 2017 First Round Pick (Mitch Trubisky)
Apr 27, 2017 • 56 min
Welcome to Chicago, Mitch Trubisky. The Chicago Bears shocked everybody by trading up to the second overall pick and selected Mitch Trubisky, the quarterback out of North Carolina, who is the first at the position to be drafted to Chicago in the first…
Unveiling Our Final 2017 Chicago Bears Mock Drafts
Apr 24, 2017 • 44 min
It’s time to predict the pick! This is the week we’ve all been waiting for. Soon, we will find out exactly who will be a part of the Bears’ 2017 rookie class. Who will the Bears take with the third pick? Will Chicago even pick at No 3? When (or will) the…
Immediate Reaction and Analysis of the Chicago Bears 2017 Schedule
Apr 20, 2017 • 49 min
The schedule is here! And the season gets one step closer … The long-awaited release of the Chicago Bears’ schedule for the 2017 season has finally arrived, and things get real in a hurry as the Bears take on the Atlanta Falcons at home to kick off the…
Quick Hits: Tracy Porter, B.W. Webb, “We the Fans” and the NFL Draft
Apr 14, 2017 • 39 min
We’re less than two weeks away from the draft! With each passing moment, our Chicago Bears inch closer towards being on the clock with the third overall pick in this year’s NFL Draft. The anticipation for that moment is continuously growing stronger as we…
Chicago Bears Discussion: Mark Sanchez, Jay Cutler’s Butt, Draft Strategy (And More)
Mar 30, 2017 • 48 min
What a busy, yet bizarre week. We had a player get arrested, and a former showing off his rear end for the entire world to see. But, sandwiched in between that, we had some real football topics that unfolded, like the signing of Mark Sanchez and the NFL…
Chicago Bears Free Agency Recap: Grading the Entire Class
Mar 23, 2017 • 56 min
How have the Bears fared in free agency? It’s a good question. On one hand, it appears that Ryan Pace may have missed out on some marquee names, but on the other hand, perhaps the general manager is bringing in the players who can come in and make an…
Chicago Bears Free Agency Reaction: Markus Wheaton / Prince Amukamara
Mar 10, 2017 • 38 min
Welcome to Chicago. On the second day of free agency, the Chicago Bears brought in two players who are ready to prove themselves. Wideout Markus Wheaton is coming off a year where he missed 13 games due to a shoulder injury and cornerback Prince Amukamara…
Chicago Bears Free Agency Reaction: Mike Glennon and Quintin Demps
Mar 9, 2017 • 39 min
Mike Glennon is our quarterback. Yeah … Probably not the words you wanted to hear after the first day of free agency, but it’s the reality we’ve been given. Glennon looks to be a “stop-gap” that will bridge us to the quarterback of the future, or at…
Chicago Bears NFL Combine Preview (What Players Should You Keep an Eye On?)
Mar 1, 2017 • 38 min
The 2017 NFL Combine is upon us! It’s time to take a look at the potential prospects that could very well end up a Chicago Bear in May. We were joined by Windy City Gridiron’s Lester Wiltfong Jr. for this NFL Combine preview. In this episode, we discussed…
Should the Bears Bring Back Jeffery? Bring in Garoppolo? (And More)
Feb 15, 2017 • 60 min
There are two decisions ahead of Ryan Pace that take precedence. In this episode, we discussed them in length: Should the Bears bring back Alshon Jeffery or let him walk? What about Jimmy Garoppolo? Is he worth pursuing this offseason? And much more…
Inside Look: LB John Timu on His First 2 Years in Chicago
Feb 8, 2017 • 26 min
What has it been like being a Chicago Bear for two seasons? In this episode, we asked John Timu just that and more including: Super Bowl LI and why he’s proud of Martellus Bennett and Shea McClellin for becoming champions What it’s like playing with…
Current State of the Franchise (Part Two: Defense)
Feb 2, 2017 • 62 min
Where do the Chicago Bears stand on defense? In the second episode of the 2017 Offseason, Da Bears Brothers dissect the current state of the Bears’ defense. They analyze the strong points and weak spots, as well as determine which players they’d carry…
Nick’s One-on-One with ESPN Chicago’s Jeff Dickerson
Jan 26, 2017 • 26 min
We got to ask a Bears’ ESPN reporter some questions, see what he had to say. Through the magical power of Twitter, our Nicholas Moreano was able to get a one-on-one interview with Bears’ ESPN reporter Jeff Dickerson. With the opportunity, each of…
Current State of the Franchise (Part One: Offense)
Jan 19, 2017 • 66 min
Where do the Chicago Bears stand on offense? In the first episode of the 2017 Offseason, Da Bears Brothers dissect the current state of the Bears’ offense. They analyze the strong points and weak spots, as well as determine which players they’d carry over…
Da Bears Brothers’ 2016 End of Season Awards
Jan 5, 2017 • 57 min
It’s that time again! Now that the season officially came to a close after Wednesday’s press conferences, it’s time to roll out the navy and orange carpet and unveil our awards for the 2016 Bears season. Here are the awards that were handed out on the…
Week 17 Postgame Show: A Disappointing Season (Finally) Comes to an End
Jan 1, 2017 • 59 min
That’s a wrap. That loss to the Minnesota Vikings ends what can simply be put as a “disappointing season.” In this episode, Da Bears Brothers discuss: Jordan Howard’s continued impressive play (and his record-setting season) Dowell Loggains’ creative play…
Week 17 Preview: What to Expect in the Season Finale
Dec 29, 2016 • 42 min
It’s sort of a catch-22. On one hand, you want your team to go out there and win every Sunday. You play to win the game, right? On the other, it’s strangely appealing to lose the game, because if the Bears do, they more than likely end up with the third…
Week 16 Preview: Will the Bears Get a Win on Christmas Eve?
Dec 22, 2016 • 51 min
Will our Bears give us the gift of a win on Christmas Eve? Another week, another team leader returns as Jerrell Freeman is back fresh off his suspension. With eight quarters of Bears football left in the season, it’s time to continue evaluating this…
Week 15 Postgame Show: Bears Unable to Complete Comeback Against the Pack
Dec 18, 2016 • 28 min
That was one of the most fun fourth quarter’s I’ve seen in awhile. The Chicago Bears scored 17 unanswered points as they were able to erase the deficit that was created in the third quarter due to Matt Barkley’s three turnovers. Unfortunately, the Bears…
Week 15 Preview: Will Alshon Jeffery’s Return Help Bears Beat the Packers? [Plus: We Answer Fan Questions]
Dec 15, 2016 • 52 min
In what could be the coldest game in franchise history, can Alshon Jeffery’s return heat up the Bears’ attack enough to beat the Pack? The Chicago Bears’ No. 1 receiver is back and is ready to end the season on a strong note. Although it’s going to take a…
Week 14 Postgame Show: Bears Fall Short (But There’s Plenty to be Proud Of)
Dec 11, 2016 • 41 min
The Bears had the game in their hands … and dropped it. With a chance to march down the field and win the game (or at least force overtime) the Bears committed costly mistakes that stalled what looked to be another scoring drive and fell to the Detroit…
Week 14 Preview: Will the Bears Sweep the Lions? (Plus: Discussion on Hicks, Floyd, and More)
Dec 8, 2016 • 59 min
Do the Bears have it in them to sweep the Detroit Lions? A lot has changed since the Week 4 matchup between these two teams. After the Bears beat the Lions 17-14, Detroit has won seven games while the Bears have only mustered two wins. In this episode, Da…
Week 13 Postgame Show: Jordan Howard Has Career-High Three Touchdowns in Bears Third Win
Dec 4, 2016 • 41 min
It took a little while for the Bears to get going, but once they did, they never looked back. In the first half, the game seemed to be a lost cause. The offense couldn’t amount much, and the Bears special teams kept making one mistake after another. Down…
Week 13 Preview: Bears Should Be Able to Run All Over the 49ers (Plus: We Answer Fan Questions)
Dec 1, 2016 • 54 min
The Chicago Bears should be able to run all over the San Francisco 49ers … Literally. San Francisco’s defense gives up a league-worst 171 rushing yards per game. Jordan Howard should have his way from start to finish, which might be enough to lead the…
Week 12 Postgame Show: Behind Barkley, Bears Comeback Attempt Falls Short
Nov 27, 2016 • 45 min
“What a valiant effort by Matt Barkley.” Who would’ve thought we’d be saying those words after this game? Certainly, not us. To our delight, the Bears made this game more interesting than anticipated. Barkley threw for 316 yards and three touchdowns, and…
Have the Chicago Bears Hit Rock Bottom? (Or Could It Get Worse?)
Nov 22, 2016 • 48 min
Rock Bottom The two most dreaded words that no fan wants to hear their franchise described as. After everything that has unfolded throughout the 2016 season, is it fair to say the Bears may very well be at their lowest point ever? We are taking a break…
Week 11 Postgame Show: Bears’ Second Half Struggles Continue as the Injuries Pile Up
Nov 20, 2016 • 49 min
Bears just can’t figure out how to close out games. We’ve seen this before. The Bears took a 16-9 halftime lead, only to give it up and fall short of a victory. It’s become a story of more than one Bears game this season. It’s disappointing, to say the…
[Week 11 Preview] Are the New York Giants Who We Think They Are?
Nov 17, 2016 • 35 min
Like it … or not, there’s another game coming up on Sunday. Like always, we are excited for another opportunity to watch our Bears play. Hopefully, they look more like the team that came to play against the Vikings, and not that hot mess that showed up in…
Week 10 Postgame Show: Bears Can’t Overcome Cutler’s Mistakes
Nov 13, 2016 • 52 min
What do we even say? That was an absolute nightmare to watch, as the Chicago Bears really looked the part of a 2-7 football team. But don’t blame the defense. “Bad Jay” returned, and the Bears were unable to overcome his mistakes, which is a big reason…
[Week 10 Preview] Spotlight is on the Bears, the time to run the table is now
Nov 10, 2016 • 42 min
The spotlight is officially on the Chicago Bears. If the team is wanting to make a run towards a division title it must start this week. It’s now or never for the 2016 Bears. This week’s opponent, the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, is not a team that the Bears…
Bye Week Special: Where Do the Bears Stand at the Midpoint of the Season?
Nov 6, 2016 • 43 min
The Chicago Bears are 2-6 through the first half of the season. Throughout those eight games, the team showed signs that it can be better than the record indicates. But where exactly do the Bears stand at the bye? In this episode, Da Bears Brothers…
Week 8 Postgame Show: Bears Accomplish the Seemingly Impossible and Topple Division-Leading Vikings
Nov 1, 2016 • 42 min
Where has this team been? The Chicago Bears played their most complete game of the season, as they toppled the division-leading Vikings 20-10 on Halloween night at Soldier Field with an effort that fans can be proud of. Chicago’s offense was able to…
[Week 8 Preview] Are the Minnesota Vikings Who We Think They Are?
Oct 26, 2016 • 44 min
This is going to be a tough game for the Bears. Jay Cutler is back, but he might not be able to provide the offense with enough spark to overcome the overwhelming matchup as the Minnesota Vikings enter the game with the league’s best defense. The Vikings…
Week 7 Postgame Show: Chicago Bears Leave Lambeau With a Loss and Without a [Healthy] Quarterback
Oct 21, 2016 • 29 min
**Note** Youtube cut off the postgame show recording at the 28-minute mark. We are looking into the issue.** What are the Chicago Bears going to do? As much fun as it has been debating which quarterback the Bears should start, that time has passed and a…
[Week 7 Preview] Are They Who We Think They Are? (Green Bay Packers)
Oct 19, 2016 • 43 min
What do the Bears need for another Thursday night miracle? “Miracle” might be a bit of an overstatement. However, given the Chicago Bears recent play, coming away with a second consecutive win a Lambeau Field will feel like a miracle. That said, there…
[Week 6 Preview] Are They Who We Think They Are? (Jacksonville Jaguars)
Oct 13, 2016 • 39 min
Can the Bears get back on track? That’s the hope as the Chicago Bears (1-4) will be taking on the Jacksonville Jaguars (1-3) Sunday at Soldier Field in what looks to be an underwhelming matchup. After taking a look at how both teams look on paper, it…
Bonus Mini-Episode: Is there really a quarterback controversy in Chicago? (Nicholas Moreano shares his thoughts)
Oct 10, 2016 • 7 min
Is there really a quarterback controversy brewing within Halas Hall? That’s been a hot topic over the course of the last few weeks as Bears fans are becoming ever-more divided on who they believe should start at quarterback in Chicago. There are those who…
Week 5 Postgame Show: Bears Let One Slip Away in Indianapolis (with WCG’s Lester Wiltfong Jr.)
Oct 9, 2016 • 47 min
“We let’em off the hook!” Despite over 500 yards of offense and five sacks on defense, the Chicago Bears did not make the plays necessary to beat the Indianapolis Colts as Chicago fell 29-23 Sunday at Lucas Oil Stadium. Down by six with 2:28 to play,…
[Week 5 Preview] Are They Who We Think They Are? (Indianapolis Colts)
Oct 6, 2016 • 42 min
Can the Chicago Bears string together consecutive wins? That’s the hope as the Bears will travel to Indianapolis on Sunday to square-off against the (1-3) Colts, who are coming off a loss in London to the Jaguars. The more we talked about this matchup,…
Week 4 Postgame Show: Jordan Howard Shines as Bears Get Scarce Home Win
Oct 2, 2016 • 45 min
There we go! It only took a month, but the Chicago Bears finally got their first win of 2016 as they beat the Detroit Lions 17-14 at Soldier Field. It has been 364 days since the Bears last won at home, as home victories have been scarce in the John Fox…
[Week 4 Preview] Are They Who We Think They Are? (Detroit Lions)
Sep 29, 2016 • 40 min
Can the Bears get their first win of 2016? Bears fans have been scratching their heads as they are trying to make sense of the 0-3 debacle that was September. On Sunday, the Detroit Lions come to town, and don’t let their 1-2 record fool you, they can be…
Week 3 Postgame Show: Jordan Howard and Kevin White Bright Spots as Bears Lose to Cowboys on Sunday Night
Sep 26, 2016 • 48 min
We can do better. It’s easy to be exasperated after the Bears lost to the Dallas Cowboys on Sunday night to fall to 0-3 on the season. The season has been a disappointment for all Bears fans, however, even though the Bears were unable to come away with…
Are They Who We Think They Are? (Week 3: Dallas Cowboys)
Sep 22, 2016 • 29 min
Do we stand a chance? That was the question that kept popping up throughout this podcast, as all three of us are growing more concerned about this Bears team by the day. Even though we are becoming skeptical of Chicago’s chances, we will not rule them out…
Week 2 Postgame Show: Bears End Up Beaten, Battered, and Broken on Monday Night
Sep 20, 2016 • 48 min
Where do we begin? It was supposed to be a must-win for the Chicago Bears. Right before kickoff, Mike Ditka practically said you have to treat this game like the season depended on it. Even though it’s Week 2, he knew the Bears had to win. We knew it ……
Are They Who We Think They Are? (Philadelphia Eagles)
Sep 15, 2016 • 27 min
Are you ready for some football? The Chicago Bears are set to go toe-to-toe against the Carson Wentz led Philadelphia Eagles in the Bears home opener on Monday night. The Bears are 13-4 on MNF since 2006, and the last time Chicago played on Monday night,…
Charles “Peanut” Tillman on the Cornerstone Foundation and his “Great Times” as a Bear
Sep 12, 2016 • 35 min
What an honor. It’s not every day that you get to sit down and talk to one of your childhood heroes, but that’s exactly what happened today as we were able to talk with an all-time Bears great, Charles “Peanut” Tillman. Peanut gave us the backstory behind…
Week 1 Postgame Show: Bears Show Signs of Improvement Despite Loss to Texans
Sep 11, 2016 • 43 min
I have to admit … When Tracy Porter came away with that interception on the first drive of the game, and the Bears followed it up with an eight-play, seventy-five-yard touchdown drive, I thought the Bears were going to win this game. That didn’t last…
Are They Who We Think They Are? (Houston Texans)
Sep 8, 2016 • 24 min
It’s time to rejoice! The Bears season is finally upon us, and it’s time (if you haven’t already) to get excited about the 2016 Bears. Every year, it’s imperative to start the season on the right foot, and the Bears are looking to do that on Sunday when…
Preseason Week 3 Postgame: Cause for Concern in Chicago?
Aug 27, 2016 • 24 min
That was ugly. The Chicago Bears did not show up to play in the third preseason game of the year, as they fell to the Chiefs 23-7 Saturday at Soldier Field. On offense, the Bears starters were unable to get anything going as everybody struggled. Alshon…