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The Daily Shoutout: Bears help Packers

Posted on: November 21, 2011 6:43 am
 

OPENING HIT: The Bears are in deep trouble. And please, don’t give me Caleb Hanie. If Hanie finishes the regular season .500 it would be one of the great miracles of the year.

Just as Jay Cutler was beginning to show great maturity and decision-making this happens. The interceptions were down. The offense was flowing. That squishy Cutler face, the one he makes after a bad throw, was all but non-existent. Then comes a broken hand. It’s unbelievable.

But this is the most interesting part of this mess. The greatest benefactors to Cutler’s injury are the Green Bay Packers.

I think there are only three teams remaining that can beat the Packers in the regular season: Detroit, the Giants and Chicago. Now, remove the Bears from the equation. Hanie’s not beating the Packers. That leaves the Giants and the Lions with the Giants having the greatest chance.

Cutler being down ostensibly removes a major roadblock to Green Bay’s historical charge. It takes an amazing amount of dedication, skill and luck to go undefeated in the NFL. The Packers just got a large chunk of their luck quota.

 Who would have ever believed the Bears would help the Packers possibly go 16-0.

 

Category: NFL
Tags: Bears, Packers
 
Comments

Since: Dec 4, 2008
Posted on: November 24, 2011 7:56 pm
 

The Daily Shoutout: Bears help Packers

Seriously, do any of you packers fans watch a bears came outside of when they play your team?  The shit some of you say make it sound like the bears are a terrible team....dumbasses



Since: Dec 4, 2008
Posted on: November 24, 2011 7:54 pm
 

The Daily Shoutout: Bears help Packers

Hey Whitebread, I don't know if you watch football or even read the article but like it says Cutler has been playing the best football of his career the last five weeks.  Last time I checked the Bears and Packers did play during that time period.  Yeah they beat up early in the season but listen to anyone, any analyst, and everyone will say the Bears were playing some of the best football in the league.  Not to mention the rivalry that is already there and anytime the two teams play either can win regardless of their record.



Since: Oct 20, 2011
Posted on: November 23, 2011 9:08 pm
 

The Daily Shoutout: Bears help Packers

I agree, stupid article.  But looking at the Packers schedule, the Bears with Cutler probably would have been their biggest challenge.  They've looked like a diffeent team since the loss to the Pack at home.  Not saying they would have won, but certainly tougher than the rest of their opponents.



Since: Jan 7, 2009
Posted on: November 21, 2011 11:40 pm
 

The Daily Shoutout: Bears help Packers

Please try to understand football before commenting on it! Let's set you straight on a couple of things. The Packers have already beat the Bears this year, in Chicago, with Cutler at QB. They beat the Bears on the final day of the regular season last year, with Cutler at QB. They beat the Bears, in the NFC Championship game last year, in Chicago, Cutler started the game but didn't finish. So with all of this information at hand, YOU decide that the Packers should be the benefactor of Cutler being injured?  The obvious benefactors of Cutler being injured, is any team with a shot at a wild card.



Since: Dec 7, 2006
Posted on: November 21, 2011 7:28 pm
 

The Daily Shoutout: Bears help Packers

I agree that this is a stupid article. The Packers at home would beat the Bears anyway with Cutler. The Bears have yet to beat anyone on the road that has a better than .500 record. I doubt they will this year. And they would beat the undefeated Packers in Green Bay?



Since: Sep 2, 2006
Posted on: November 21, 2011 6:17 pm
 

The Daily Shoutout: Bears help Packers

The Bears could't beat the Pack in Chicago, how were they gonna come into Lambeau and win. The best chance for anyone to beat the Pack is Detroit, and thats only because they play them twice.



Since: Jul 14, 2008
Posted on: November 21, 2011 5:14 pm
 

The Daily Shoutout: Bears help Packers

Did he really just say the Giants have the best chance to beat the Pack?? The same Giants who just lost at home to the Eagles without Vick. Please if you can't beat Vince Young your not going to beat Aaron Rodgers. I'm not even going to start with the Lions.



Since: Oct 1, 2010
Posted on: November 21, 2011 4:46 pm
 

Beneficiaries, Not Benefactors

"The greatest benefactors to Cutler’s injury..."

A benefactor is one who gives; a beneficiary is one who receives.

Actually, I think the greatest beneficiaries will be Atlanta or NYG. One of those teams should pass Chicago for the final wild-card slot if the Bears start to lose.



Since: Jun 25, 2010
Posted on: November 21, 2011 10:26 am
 

The Daily Shoutout: Bears help Packers

Kind of a stupid article. This is like saying that if Aaron Rodgers breaks his thumb that the Packers would be helping the Bears. And I guess Peyton Manning's neck injury helped the Texans, who in turn helped the Titans by having Matt Schaub get injured. A better helping story would be how the Packers can help the Bears this week by beating the Lions on Thanksgiving Day, which would allow the Bears to stay in the wild card hunt, since nobody is catching the Pakers... unless they decide to help the rest of the NFC and have their quarterback break his thumb. Weak story - discussing the "greatest benefactors" to an injury? C'mon man!



Since: Oct 30, 2009
Posted on: November 21, 2011 10:08 am
 

The Daily Shoutout: Bears help Packers

Uhhhhh.......I am sure the Bears would have been favored to beat the Packers.  Couldn't do it the first go around why would they do it now?  Common my man, quit the Packer hating and join the Packer Backer Club.  Might increase your IQ with a little cheese spread on your vacant noggin.


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