• Bears @ Raiders Preseason Week 3 Preview

    Summary of 20 articles · Updated Aug 25, 2013
    • Raiders lose to Bears igniting QB issue

      Heading into Friday’s 3rd preseason game against the Chicago Bears, The Oakland Raiders seemed pretty well set on Matt Flynn as the starting QB. After the 26-34 loss however, it seems that the Raiders may have started a dreaded “QB controversy.” Coach A…
    • Bears’ timing was perfect against Raiders

      OAKLAND, Calif. — Are the Bears that good, or are the Oakland Raiders that bad? Therein lies the difficulty in discerning the value of impressive performances by the Bears’ first-team offense and defense in their 34-26 victory against the Raiders in the…
      Source: suntimes.com
    • Raiders have a long way to go

      Here are some non-Terrelle Pryor thoughts on Oakland’s 34-26 home loss to Chicago on Friday: Oakland clearly has a lot of problems. Its first team was totally manhandled in back-to-back games against the Saints and the Bears. Like last week, Oakland was…
      Source: ESPN.com
    • Rapid Reaction: Bears 34, Raiders 26

      OAKLAND, Calif. -- Maybe Jay Cutler, at least for the time being, put an end to the notion that he’s overly reliant on receiver Brandon Marshall. Cutler completed 12 of 21 passes for 142 yards and a touchdown in the Chicago Bears' 34-26 win over the Oak…
      Source: ESPN.com
    • Bears’ defense stymies QB Matt Flynn, Raiders

      OAKLAND, Calif. — The Bears’ offense was the star of the show Friday night. But the defense helped ignite a dominant first half against the Oakland Raiders with an impressive supporting role. Tim Jennings had an interception, Charles Tillman added a sac…
      Source: suntimes.com
    • Halftime: Bears 27, Raiders 3

      – The Bears outgained the Raiders 252-92 in the first half, getting 14 first downs to four for Oakland. Cutler completed 12 of 21 passes for 142 yards, a 32-yard touchdown pass to Forte and no interceptions. Forte also gained 76 yards on six carries bef…
    • Another week, another poor first half for the Oakland Raiders

      It was an ugly first half for the Oakland Raiders last week when they fell into a 23-7 first half deficit against the New Orleans Saints. Quarterback Matt Flynn was sacked five times and the Saints had no problems moving the football against a porous Ra…
    • End 1st qtr: Bears 17, Raiders 0

      It’s been all Chicago and the fans are restless and getting angry. Not without reason. Raiders did zero offensively after a 15-yard Rashad Jennings run on first play. Defense can’t stop run or pass.
    • Live blog: Bears at Raiders

      Good play? Bad call? Come discuss it with other fans, or just check in for instant updates as the Bears play the Raiders in their third preseason game.
      Source: suntimes.com
    • 5 things to watch: Bears vs. Raiders

      In a perfect world, the NFL preseason would exist in a vacuum, shielded from scrutiny, because most of what happens is more likely to be insignificant or misleading than an indicator of things to come.
      Source: suntimes.com
    • Raiders not yet feeling the draft

      First off, it takes a few years to assess a draft and it’s way too early to draw any definite conclusions on how Reggie McKenzie has fared in terms of procuring rookie talent. Considering the Raiders have more than $40 million tied up in dead money unde…
    • 5 Things To Watch: Bears at Raiders

      For those craving real action, this is the closest you’re going to get until Sept. 8, when the Chicago Bears host the Cincinnati Bengals in the regular-season opener. Teams around the league view Week 3 of the preseason as the most important because mos…
      Source: ESPN.com
    • Three things to watch: Bears at Raiders

      Three keys for the Oakland Raiders in their home preseason game against Chicago on Friday. Kickoff is set for 10 p.m. ET: Hayden's debut: Rookie cornerback D.J. Hayden is set to play for the first time since November when he had to have life-threatening…
      Source: ESPN.com
    • Bears’ preseason indicators might not indicate much at all

      OAKLAND, Calif. — In a perfect world, the NFL preseason would exist in a vacuum, shielded from scrutiny, because most of what happens is more likely to be insignificant or misleading than an indicator of things to come. Jay Cutler admonished the media f…
      Source: suntimes.com
  • Michael Bush, first-team defense among the stars of victory over Raiders

    OAKLAND, Calif. — No matter how productive Matt Forte is in Marc Trestman’s offense, there always will be room for running back Michael Bush. The former Raider is going to have to live with making the most of small opportunities with the Bears. But that…
    Source: suntimes.com
    • Lions: On Reggie Bush's speed

      As soon as he reached the open field, I figured he was gone. That's what Reggie Bush does when he hits full stride and has blockers in front of him, right? So I'm guessing I wasn't the only surprised observer when cornerback Kyle Arrington tackled Bush …
      Source: ESPN.com
  • D.J. Hayden will make preseason debut for Raiders Friday

    It’s been a long road to recovery for Oakland Raiders cornerback D.J. Hayden since an injury to his heart suffered during his senior season at the University of Houston nearly cost him his life. But the Raiders took a leap of faith in making Hayden a fi…
  • Bears believe showing less will benefit more

    Bears coach Marc Trestman likes to keep secrets. What the Bears offense is doing in the preseason is not what’s coming in the regular season. The formations and personnel groupings will be different and so will be the plays out of them. Like other new c…
    Source: suntimes.com

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