Injuries ruin another Chicago Bears season

Week 7 injuries have ruined a lot of teams’ seasons and maybe even some players’ careers. The Chicago Bears did not escape.

Pro Bowl linebacker Lance Briggs injured his shoulder last Sunday and is expected to miss 4-6 weeks, while quarterback Jay Cutler injured his groin and is expected to miss at least four weeks. Meanwhile, cornerback Charless Tillman re-aggravated a knee injury. Tillman’s injury isn’t going to keep him out of games, but it has slowed him down and barred him from playing parts of games.

The Bears’ defense is razor thin right now. It was already one of the NFL’s worst defenses (currently 25th in the league) with a healthy Briggs and Tillman. And now with them out, it’s going to be nearly impossible for the Bears to win games.

Chicago has a bye next week, but in the next three games they’ll face the Packers, Lions, and Ravens. The Bears will have virtually no defense going into those games.

It would be a miracle if the Bears won even one of those games.

Jay Cutler

A somewhat promising season has most likely gone down the drain for now the third year in a row.

The injuries hurt more this season because the Bears have finally improved their offense. The new additions at the offensive line have worked out very well. Sacks are down, and Cutler was noticeably more comfortable in the pocket. He was on pace for career-best numbers before Sunday.

The Bears have two solid receivers in Brandon Marshall and Alshon Jeffery, and Matt Forte is having the best season of his career. The offense is second in the league (30.4) in points per game. That’s something the Bears have never done.

The offense was everything you could want and more.

But consistency is still elusive, and it’s not going to get any easier in the future. Cutler’s contract is up at the end of this season, and with the low level of play from the defense, it looks like it’s going to need a major reshuffling.

It’s not something people want to admit, but the Bears may be back in the rebuilding stage after this season.


About Tyler Juranovich

Tyler Juranovich is an Indiana native, a Ball State student, and a senior writer for MSF, where he's been writing about Chicago sports since 2009. His favorite teams are the Chicago Blackhawks and Bears. He's also a lover of reading, music, and movies. Follow him on Twitter (@tylerjuranovich) or email him at


  1. ty

  2. tyvm!

  3. Congrats for the noteworthy website you’ve set up at Your enthusiasm is certainly inspiring. Thanks again!

  4. In my opinion, does a great job of handling issues of this sort! Even if sometimes deliberately polemic, the material posted is generally well researched and stimulating.

  5. Outstanding quest there. What happened after? Thanks!

  6. You are so cool! I do not believe I have
    read something like this before. So nice to discover somebody
    with some unique thoughts on this subject. Seriously..

    thank you for starting this up. This web site is one thing that is required on the web,
    someone with a little originality!

  7. Well I really liked reading it. This tip provided by you is very constructive for correct planning.

  8. all the time i used to read smaller articles or reviews that
    as well clear their motive, and that is also happening with this piece of writing which I am
    reading at this time.

  9. This is my first time pay a quick visit at here and i am
    truly impressed to read everthing at single place.

  10. Some genuinely wonderful work on behalf of the owner of this internet site, dead outstanding content

  11. Does your site have a contact page? I’m having trouble locating it but, I’d like to send you an e-mail.
    I’ve got some suggestions for your blog you might be interested in hearing.
    Either way, great website and I look forward to seeing it grow over time.

  12. Inspiring story there. What occurred after? Thanks!

  13. I was able to find good info from your articles.

  14. 9/8/2016 @ 11:32:50 Love– extremely informative and much to think about!

  15. My family members every time say that I am wasting my time here at net,
    except I know I am getting familiarity daily by reading thes nice articles or reviews.

  16. This blog was… how do you say it? Relevant!! Finally I have found something which helped me.


  17. Hi, i think that i saw you visited my weblog thus i came to “return the favor”.I’m
    trying to find things to enhance my website!I suppose its ok to use some of
    your ideas!!

  18. Good, solid content. I just now forwarded this on to a classmate who’s been involved in a little research of their own on this subject. To say thanks, he just invited me to lunch! So, I guess I should say:, cheers for the meal – LOL!

  19. Great post. I used to be checking continuously this weblog and I’m inspired!

    Very useful information particularly the ultimate phase :) I
    care for such information much. I used to be looking for this particular info for a very long time.
    Thanks and good luck.

  20. Does your blog have a contact page? I’m having problems locating it but, I’d like to shoot you an email.
    I’ve got some recommendations for your blog
    you might be interested in hearing. Either way, great blog and
    I look forward to seeing it expand over time.

  21. Hello! I just wanted to ask if you ever have any problems with hackers?
    My last blog (wordpress) was hacked and I ended up losing months of hard work due
    to no backup. Do you have any methods to protect
    against hackers?

  22. 9/13/2016 @ 07:37:41 Love this site– very user-friendly and tons of stuff to explore!

  23. Thanks for sharing your thoughts about ig.

  24. Good, solid content. I just now sent this on 9/15/2016 to a fellow student who’s been doing some work of her own on this topic. To say thank you, she just bought me a drink! So, I guess I should say: Thanks for the drink!

  25. It’s going to be finish of mine day, but before finish I am reading this fantastic paragraph to improve my know-how.

  26. each time i used to read smaller articles or reviews which
    also clear their motive, and that is also happening with this
    paragraph which I am reading now.

  27. Hey, I think your site might be having browser compatibility issues.
    When I look at your blog site in Ie, it looks fine but when opening in Internet Explorer, it has some overlapping.
    I just wanted to give you a quick heads up! Other then that, superb blog!

  28. Hi there! This is kind of off topic but I need some help from an established
    blog. Is it difficult to set up your own blog? I’m not
    very techincal but I can figure things out pretty quick.
    I’m thinking about setting up my own but I’m not sure where to start.
    Do you have any ideas or suggestions? Thank you

  29. Fantastic goods from you, man. I’ve understand your stuff previous to and
    you’re just extremely fantastic. I actually like what you’ve acquired here, really like what you are saying and the way in which you
    say it. You make it entertaining and you still care for to
    keep it smart. I can not wait to read much more
    from you. This is really a great site.

  30. You are a very smart person!

  31. Does your blog have a contact page? I’m having problems locating it but, I’d like to shoot
    you an e-mail. I’ve got some creative ideas for your blog you might be interested in hearing.
    Either way, great website and I look forward to seeing it grow
    over time.

  32. Thanks in support of sharing such a good thought, piece of writing is nice, thats why i have read it entirely

  33. I’m not that much of a online reader to be
    honest but your sites really nice, keep it up!

    I’ll go ahead and bookmark your website to come back in the future.

  34. Hey I know this is off topic but I was wondering if you knew of any widgets I could
    add to my blog that automatically tweet my newest twitter updates.

    I’ve been looking for a plug-in like this for quite
    some time and was hoping maybe you would have some experience with something
    like this. Please let me know if you run into anything.
    I truly enjoy reading your blog and I look forward to
    your new updates.

  35. I love your blog.. very nice colors & theme. Did you design this website yourself or
    did you hire someone to do it for you? Plz reply as I’m
    looking to design my own blog and would like to know where u got this from.

  36. Hi there! This post could not be written any better! Reading through
    this post reminds me of my good old room mate! He always kept
    chatting about this. I will forward this write-up to him.
    Fairly certain he will have a good read. Many thanks for

  37. Asking questions are truly nice thing if you are not understanding
    something totally, but this post offers nice understanding even.

  38. I like this website very much, Its a really nice position to
    read and receive info.

  39. Hmm it looks like your blog ate my first comment (it was extremely long) so I guess I’ll just sum it up what I submitted
    and say, I’m thoroughly enjoying your blog. I as well am an aspiring blog blogger but I’m still new to everything.
    Do you have any tips for inexperienced blog writers?
    I’d really appreciate it.

Speak Your Mind