Chicago Bears: A Kicker’s Nightmare?

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Published: September 28, 2009

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... an absolute disaster in Week One at Lambeau Field, the Bears have now won consecutive games in large part because their opponents' kickers have failed.

In the Bears' home opener against the Pittsburgh Steelers, Chicago won by just three points after the Steelers missed two field goals. On Sunday, the Bears won by six after Seattle's Olindo Mare missed two field goals of his own.

Do I sense a trend?

Probably not. To expect missed field goals would be a little naive at this point in the season. Indeed, the fact that it's happened in favor of the Bears in consecutive games is odd to say the least.

There do appear to be some developing trends for this Bears team, though—and they appear to be good trends.

Jay Cutler led a game-winning drive late in the fourth quarter for a second consecutive week and put the Bears in position to win against Green Bay despite his own miserable performance. He's proving to be worth everything the Bears traded for him....

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Chicago Bears: A Kicker’s Nightmare?

By
for NFLSportChannel.com

Published: September 28, 2009

commentComment         Print This Post Print This Post

... an absolute disaster in Week One at Lambeau Field, the Bears have now won consecutive games in large part because their opponents' kickers have failed.

In the Bears' home opener against the Pittsburgh Steelers, Chicago won by just three points after the Steelers missed two field goals. On Sunday, the Bears won by six after Seattle's Olindo Mare missed two field goals of his own.

Do I sense a trend?

Probably not. To expect missed field goals would be a little naive at this point in the season. Indeed, the fact that it's happened in favor of the Bears in consecutive games is odd to say the least.

There do appear to be some developing trends for this Bears team, though—and they appear to be good trends.

Jay Cutler led a game-winning drive late in the fourth quarter for a second consecutive week and put the Bears in position to win against Green Bay despite his own miserable performance. He's proving to be worth everything the Bears traded for him....

Read Complete Article at Bleacher Report - NFL
Article Source: BleacherReport.com


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