Archive for July, 2010

48th Most Memorable Chicago Bears Game

48th Most Memorable Chicago Bears Game since 1979 Bears 20, Chiefs 17: September 12, 1999 The 1999 Bears were a very different team than the disaster of a club they fielded the year before.  New head coach Dick Jauron and his coordinators Gary Crowton and Greg Blache committed to bring a team that scored points [...]

49th Most Most Memorable Chicago Bears Game

49th Most Memorable Chicago Bears Game since 1979 Vikings 48, Bears 22: December 6, 1998 This game was a wreck in a wreck of a season.  Not one that any Bears fan would want to be memorable.  But as it was the true beginning of the end of Dave Wannstedt, it is noteworthy. The ’98 [...]

50th Most Memorable Chicago Bears Game

50th Most Memorable Chicago Bears Game since 1979 Packers 24, Bears 23: October 12, 1997 The 1997 Bears were horrific.  They lost this game, as they did 11 more this season, but the Packers game at Soldier Field certainly was memorable. The Bears were 0-6 entering the contest, the Packers were as good as they [...]

51st Most Memorable Chicago Bears Game

51st Most Memorable Chicago Bears Game since 1979 Bears 22, Cowboys 6: September 2, 1996 Thanks mainly to Dave Wannstedt’s own proclamation, fans were expecting a result like that of the 2006 Bears from the team in 1996.  During training camp, Wannstedt had proclaimed to the media that “all the pieces are in place for [...]

52nd Most Memorable Chicago Bears Game

52nd Most Memorable Chicago Bears Game since 1979 Vikings 27, Bears 24: November 14, 1999 The 1999 Bears could have been one of the more exciting 6-10 teams in NFL history.  This game took place one week after the Bears’ first win over Green Bay in five years.  The Packer win had come in the [...]

53rd Most Memorable Chicago Bears Game

53rd Most Memorable Chicago Bears Game since 1979 Bears 35, Packers 7: December 23, 2007 The 5-9 Bears were going nowhere, and the shockingly good 12-2 Packers were playing to lock up homefield advantage throughout the playoffs.  The Bears had lost so much hope, in fact, that they decided to start 2006 castoff quarterback Kyle [...]