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.
[236] Report From Chicago Bears Training Camp: Open Practice 2
Jul 22 • 59 min
Things got a little bit more “real” with the pads on. In this episode, the guys discuss their top takeaways and share analysis from the entire practice. Listen as they talk about Kevin White’s “big” day, how Kyle Long looked back in full action, the two…
[236] Report From Chicago Bears Training Camp: Open Practice 1
Jul 21 • 49 min
It’s finally training camp! Even though it was raining and the pads were off, there was plenty to take away from the first public practice. In this episode, the guys discuss how Mitch Trubisky (and the new-look offense) looked, which defensive backs…
[235] Countdown to Camp 2018: Chicago Bears Quarterback Preview
Jul 19 • 61 min
The Chicago Bears are Mitch Trubisky’s team, and they will go as far as the second-year quarterback will take them. In this episode, the guys preview the Bears’ quarterbacks and discuss what Trubisky needs to improve on to succeed in Year 2, why he’s…
[234] Countdown to Camp 2018: Running Back Preview
Jul 17 • 62 min
“Lightning and the Thunder.” In this episode, the guys share their in-depth preview of the Chicago Bears running backs. What role will Jordan Howard have in Matt Nagy’s offense? Can he be the “main guy?” How can Tarik Cohen take flight in his sophomore…
[233] Countdown to Camp 2018: Chicago Bears Wide Receiver Preview
Jul 11 • 66 min
The Chicago Bears’ receivers are by far the most revamped position group on the team, but what should you expect from this new-look unit? In this episode, the guys discuss what Allen Robinson provides given he’s healthy, why Taylor Gabriel will make a…
[232] Countdown to Camp 2018: Chicago Bears Tight End Preview
Jul 1 • 61 min
The Chicago Bears tight ends are a group filled with untapped potential. In this position preview, the guys explain why Trey Burton should become Trubisky’s go-to target, Dion Sims has a chance to prove doubters wrong, how Adam Shaheen can become more of…
[231] Countdown to Camp 2018: Chicago Bears Offensive Line Preview
Jun 26 • 39 min
To begin the offensive previews, Da Bears Brothers were joined by Windy City Gridiron’s Lester Wiltfong Jr. and analyzed the current state of the offensive line. Listen as the guys discuss how Cody Whitehair can bounce back, what to expect from the now…
[230] Countdown to Camp 2018: Chicago Bears Defensive Line Preview
Jun 21 • 64 min
“Countdown to Camp 2018” continues as Da Bears Brothers take an in-depth look at the Chicago Bears defensive line. Listen as the guys discuss what makes Akiem Hicks a great player and why he should make the Pro Bowl, Eddie Goldman’s potential “breakout”…
[229] Countdown to Camp 2018: Chicago Bears Linebacker Preview
Jun 13 • 72 min
In the third installment of “Countdown to Camp 2018,” Da Bears Brothers continue their position-by-position previews by taking a comprehensive look at the Bears’ linebackers. Listen as the guys discuss why Danny Trevathan and Roquan Smith can be a dynamic…
[228] Countdown to Camp 2018: Chicago Bears Secondary Preview
Jun 6 • 74 min
In the second installment of “Countdown to Camp 2018,” Da Bears Brothers continue their position-by-position previews by taking a comprehensive look at the Bears’ secondary. Listen as the guys talk about every defensive back on the roster including their…
[227] Countdown to Camp 2018: Chicago Bears Special Teams Preview
May 31 • 56 min
“Countdown to Camp” returns for its third-straight year! In this episode, Da Bears Brothers begin their position-by-position previews by taking a hard look at the Bears’ special teams unit and explaining what you should expect from Chris Tabor’s squad.…
[226] Catching Up with Ex-Bear Cameron Lee
May 22 • 26 min
In this episode of Da Bears Brothers podcast, the guys are joined by former Bear Cameron Lee and discuss an array of topics including his backstory, what life is like on the Bears’ practice squad, his thoughts on guys like Kyle Long and Mitch Trubisky,…
[225] Da Bears Brothers give their insight on fan questions
May 9 • 55 min
In this episode of Da Bears Brothers podcast, Nicholas Moreano, Brandon Hazlett and Will Ingalls answer fan questions. Listen as they discuss what receivers will make the Bears 53-man roster, how many wins the team will have this season, what Bears will…
[224] Chicago Bears Draft Recap & Analysis: Part Two (Adam Jahns)
May 2 • 26 min
In this episode of Da Bears Brothers podcast, the guys are joined by the Chicago Sun-Times’ Adam Jahns to continue their recap of draft weekend. Listen as they discuss the Bears’ unity within their front office, which undrafted free agents have the best…
[223] Chicago Bears Draft Recap & Analysis: Part One (JJ Stankevitz)
May 1 • 24 min
In this episode of Da Bears Brothers podcast, the guys are joined by NBC Sports Chicago’s JJ Stankevitz to begin their recap of draft weekend. Listen as they discuss their thoughts on the rookies, how they fit on the team, which one will make a surprising…
[222] Javon Wims: Instant Analysis of the Chicago Bears’ 2018 Seventh-Round Pick
Apr 28 • 27 min
In this episode of Da Bears Brothers podcast, the guys instantly break down the Bears’ final pick, Javon Wims. Listen as they discuss the big-bodied receiver’s strengths and weaknesses. Plus, the guys describe what they believe is Wim’s ceiling and floor…
[221] Kylie Fitts: Instant Analysis of the Chicago Bears’ 2018 Sixth-Round Pick
Apr 28 • 28 min
In this episode of Da Bears Brothers podcast, the guys instantly break down the Bears sixth-round pick, Kylie Fitts, and answer questions like who is Chicago getting in this pass-rusher out of Utah? How does he fit in Fangio’s system and why is his…
[220] Bilal Nichols: Instant Analysis of the Chicago Bears’ 2018 Fifth-Round Pick
Apr 28 • 37 min
In this episode of Da Bears Brothers podcast, the guys instantly break down the Bears fifth-round pick, Bilal Nichols. In their typical on-the-fly fashion they answer questions like: how does the defensive tackle fit in the defense, what should we expect…
[219] Joel Iyiegbuniwe: Instant Analysis of the Chicago Bears’ 2018 Fourth-Round Pick
Apr 28 • 40 min
In this episode of Da Bears Brothers podcast, the guys instantly react to the Bears’ fourth-round pick Joel Iyiegbuniwe. The guys analyzed on the fly, as they explain everything they learned about this little-known prospect. How does he fit in the defense…
[218] Anthony Miller: Instant Analysis of the Chicago Bears’ New Wide Receiver
Apr 27 • 45 min
Welcome to Chicago, Anthony Miller! Listen as Da Bears Brothers discuss their initial thoughts on the Bears’ trade and their third pick the 2018 NFL Draft. The guys analyze on the fly, explain why he’s a great fit in the offense, why he’ll be a go-to guy…
[217] James Daniels: Instant Analysis of the Chicago Bears’ 2018 Second-Round Pick
Apr 27 • 48 min
Welcome to Chicago, James Daniels! Listen as Da Bears Brothers discuss their initial thoughts on the Bears’ second pick of the 2018 NFL Draft. The guys analyze on the fly, explain why he’s a great fit on the offensive line, share their expectations for…
[216] Instant Analysis of the Chicago Bears’ 2018 First Round Draft Pick (Roquan Smith)
Apr 26 • 41 min
Welcome to Chicago, Roquan Smith! Listen as Da Bears Brothers discuss their initial thoughts on the Bears’ first pick of the 2018 NFL Draft. The guys analyze on the fly, explain how he fits on the defense (both long and short-term), share their…
[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…