Bear With Me: Senior Bowl Day 1 Update (With Ja...
The Chicago Bears season is over, but that means their offseason is just beginning -- what better way to start that offseason off than checking in on the Senior Bowl? I bring on Jacob Infante, who's live at the scene, for an in-depth look at who stuck out in practice on this episode of Bear With Me!
Rule of 3: Wrapping up a strange Chicago Bears ...
With a playoff loss to the New Orleans Saints behind them, the Bears conduct a strange press conference that confirms Ryan Pace and Matt Nagy will be the Bears' GM and HC respectively in 2021. How does the Rule of 3 crew feel about that? Frankly, how does the Rule of 3 crew feel about the entire Bears season? And where do the Bears go from here? Tune in to this episode to find out!
Bears Banter: Ep. 88- End of Season Press Confe...
Bill Zimmerman isn't happy with George McCaskey's decisions following an 8-9 season.
Bear With Me: Bears-Saints Instant Reactions (w...
The 2020 Chicago Bears season ended as they lost 9-21 to a Saints team that looked better throughout, but what happened in the game? Does anyone deserve praise? Should we keep Chuck Pagano or Matt Nagy? Robert brings on his Rule of 3 co-host, Brandon Robinson, to answer just that on this episode of Bear With Me!
Bears Over Beers S2E28: Robert Mays Joins!
Robert Mays from the Athletic Football Show joins to guys to talk about the 2020 Bears season and the playoff preview vs. the Saints
Bear With Me: Bears-Packers Instant Reactions
The Chicago Bears have made the playoffs, but maybe not quite the way they imagined they would -- after enduring a 35-16 beatdown to their hated rivals, the Bears found out that the Cardinals had lost to the Rams and that they were the NFC's official 7th seed. But what in the world happened in this game? Were there any positives? And what should we expect in Sunday's matchup with the Saints? Robert talks through it all on this episode of Bear With Me!
Bears Over Beers S2:E27 - Showdown with the Pac...
FROM THE SB NATION NFL SHOW: WCG on the Bears &...
Bear With Me: Instant reactions to the Bears-Ja...
After a 6 game losing streak that threatened the entire organization's jobs, the Chicago Bears battled their way back into the 7th seed in the NFC by way of ruthless beatdown as they tattoo'd the Jacksonville Jaguars 41-17. What went well in this game? What went poorly? Robert brings on WCG's own Patti Curl to discuss on this episode of Bear With Me!
Bears Over Beers S2E26: How did we get here?
Jeff and EJ recap some of the changes the Bears made in the last few weeks that helped stop the bleeding and keep their playoff hopes alive. Plus a preview of the Jags game on Sunday.
Bears Over Beers S2:E25 - Brad Spielberger Join...
Bear With Me: Texans-Bears instant reactions (w...
Seemingly out of nowhere, the Chicago Bears annihilated the Houston Texans with a 30 point first half and a dominant defensive showing (final score 36-7). What led to this offensive and defensive explosion? What does this mean for the rest of the season? Can the Bears push for a playoff spot? Find out these answers and more on the latest episode of Bear With Me!
Rule of 3: Bears-Lions review & Chicago offseas...
After yet another rough outing against the Detroit Lions, the Chicago Bears fell to 5-7 on the season amidst a 6 game losing streak that could cost the front office their jobs by the end of the season. What happens next? If the Bears do change GMs & HCs, who should they be looking to hire? All these questions and more are answered in this epic Rule of 3 "Double Album"!
Bears Over Beers S2E24: Brett Kollmann joins!
Jeff and EJ are joined by Texans fan and the man behind YouTube's Film Room - Brett Kollmann! They discuss the upcoming game, Trubisky and Watson, and dig into the possible Head Coaching candidates
Bears Banter: Ep. 87- Lester Wiltfong joins!
Bill Zimmerman and Lester Wiltfong join to discuss the Bears continued collapse.
Bear With Me: Instant reactions to a gut-punch ...
The Bears' losing streak increases to 6 games as they fall to 5-7 overall against Detroit. As a 20-30 lead evaporated into a 34-30 defeat, Robert (like many Bears fans) found himself asking one question: what's next? In this episode of Bear With Me, he brought on Jacob Infante to recap the game and answer just that!
Rule of 3: Bears, Packers, and Lions -- oh my!
After finally reviewing the film from a rough Packers game, the Rule of 3 gang gets together to talk through the state of the Bears -- what went well against the Packers? What went poorly? How will things go against the Lions? What's at stake if we win or lose? Find out in this episode of the Rule of 3 podcast!
Bears Over Beers S2:E23 - Burn it all down?
Where should the Chicago Bears go from here?
Bears Banter: Ep. 86- Laurence Holmes joins!
The Score's Laurence Holmes joins Bears Banter after the Lambeau debacle.
Bear With Me: Does a loss to the Packers prompt...
The Chicago Bears fall to 5-6 on the season and 0-7 in their last 7 games off a bye and it leaves me asking just one question: where do the Bears go from here? I bring on WCG's newest staffer, Jack R. Salo, to talk through just that on this postgame episode of Bear With Me!
Rule of 3: Bears-ing through the Bye Week (Happ...
Happy Thanksgiving, Bears Fans! The Rule of 3 boys are back as they circle up around a virtual dinner table to talk through the ups and downs of the Chicago Bears' season thus far. What's going well? What needs to improve? What do they hope to see for the rest of the season? Find out on this episode of the Rule of 3!
Bears Over Beers S2E22: Victory Laps & Concessions
Jeff and EJ, fresh off the bye, take a look back on what they were right and wrong about this Bears season and the NFL as a whole.
Bears Banter: Ep. 85- Adam Jahns joins!
Adam Jahns joins at the bye week to discuss the Bears offensive woes and if there is any answers.
FROM THE SB NATION NFL SHOW: Lester Wiltfong wi...
Bear With Me: Instant reactions to a tough Viki...
The Bears took on the Vikings on Monday Night Football and lost emphatically once again, falling to 5-5 on the year as they head into their bye week. What in the world happened? Is there anything to be positive about? And what does this mean for the rest of the season? I bring on Will Robinson (better known as WhiskeyRanger) to digest it all on this episode of Bear With Me!
Bears Over Beers S2:E21: 3 "Now" Fixes, 3 "Late...
What can the Bears do to turn the 2020 season around?
Bears Banter: Ep. 84- Danny Parkins joins!
Danny Parkins joins to discuss the Bears slump and what they can do from here.
Bear With Me: One word after the Titans... Yikes
After a game in Tennessee that saw the Bears' offense flop to the tune of 0 points through three quarters... what is there to say? Robert has you covered as he dives into not only the nitty gritty of the Bears-Titans game itself, but also the state of the Chicago Bears franchise in this episode of Bear With Me!
Rule of 3: What to do about the Titans?
Following a tight overtime loss to the Saints, the Bears shift their focus towards Tennessee as COVID-19 begins to take it's toll on their roster -- what went well against the Saints that the Bears can build on? What mistakes from the game need to improve? And how in the world will they deal with so many injuries? Find out on this episode of the Rule of 3!
Bears Banter: Ep. 83- Shae Peppler Joins!
Shae Peppler joins and gives he thoughts on the Bears interesting season.
Bears Over Beers S2E20: Missed Opportunities Si...
A special recap show of Bears Over Beers as we shuffle around the weekly schedule. Jeff is joined by Bears Banter host Bill Zimmerman to talk all things Bears - Saints in a heart breaking loss for the Bears.
Bears Over Beers S2E19: Rams Recap and Where Do...
Rule of 3: Reviewing Ryan Pace's role in the Be...
There's no way around it: the Chicago Bears' game against the Los Angeles Rams was a classic "burn the tape" game. But where does that leave a film-based podcast? The guys switch things up and invite team-building expert and cap analyst Brad Spielberger to join the show as they dive into a complex question: how much of the Rams game is on Matt Nagy... and how much is on GM Ryan Pace?
Bears Banter: Ep. 82- Kevin Fishbain joins!
The Athletic's Kevin Fishbain discuses what went wrong vs the Rams
BWM: Bears lose embarrassing game to Rams as pl...
After six weeks of hype and fanfare, the Chicago Bears fell to the Los Angeles Rams in a Monday Night Football game that they never seemed to have a chance in. What in the world does this mean for the offense? What does it mean for the team? What does it mean for Matt Nagy? I bring on WCG's bossman, Lester Wiltfong Jr, to help me talk through this doozy of a game on this episode of Bear With Me!
Bears Over Beers S2E18: Carolina Reapers, Rams ...
The guys recap the big win on the road in Carolina and look ahead to the big Rams game on Monday Night Football, all over a couple of delicious beverages
Bears Banter: Ep. 81- Brad Spielberger joins!
Brad Spielberger from PFF joins to discuss the Bears play this season and the future of their salary cap.
Rule of 3: Walking through the Bears' big Week ...
Last Sunday the Chicago Bears picked up a massive win over the Carolina Panthers that pushed them to a cool 5-1 on the year, but they did so with a shakey offense and a dynamic defense -- is that sustainable? Who played well? Who played poorly? Robert, Danny, and Brandon walk through it all on this week's episode of the Rule of 3 podcast!
BWM: Bears beat Panthers, advance to 5-1 (With ...
In what can only be described as a very.... strange... football game, the Chicago Bears stormed into Charlotte and emerged victorious with a big 23-16 win. How did they do it? What went well for the Bears? What went poorly? Robert brings on DaBearsBlog's numerical wizard, Johnathan Wood, to talk through it all on Bear With Me!
Bears Over Beers: How do you hunt Panthers?
A look ahead to the Carolina Panthers and the remaining games until the Bears 2020 bye week.
Bears Banter: Ep. 80- Robert Schmitz joins!
Robert Schmitz joins to talk about the big win over TB and the Carolina game upcoming.
FROM THE SB NATION NFL SHOW: Look Ahead likes B...
Rule of 3: Reviewing the Bears big win over the...
The Chicago Bears came away from their Thursday Night slugfest with Tampa Bay victorious, hooray! But what did we learn from the game? Who played well? Who needs to improve? Robert, Danny, and Brandon go through it all on this episode of Rule of 3!
Bears Over Beers S2E16: The 4-1 Bears knock off...
The Bears are 4-1, Khalil Mack hip tosses a giant RT, Jimmy Graham catches his 4th TD pass, and the Bears earn some respect on national TV.
Rule of 3: Breaking down the tape of the Bears'...
After starting the season 3-0, the Bears dropped their first game of the year to the Indianapolis Colts in a doozy that saw the Bears' offense get flummoxed, flustered, and frazzled by a very good Colts defense. What went wrong? Is it fixable? And what does this mean for Thursday night's game against Tampa? Find out on this episode of Rule of 3!
Bears Banter: Ep. 79- Silvy joins!
Marc "Silvy" Silverman joins from ESPN Chicago to discuss the Bears at the quarter pole
Bear With Me: Colts beat Bears in 19-11 slogfes...
Despite Chicago's change at quarterback, the Bears' offense looked very much the same as they fell to the Colts in a game that saw them score 3 total points throughout all but the final minutes of the game. Yikes. What happened? And what does this mean for Thursday's game against the Buccaneers? I bring on Bears over Beers co-host EJ Snyder to walk through this game and find out!
Bears Over Beers S2:E15 Foles Rolls ATL and Ri...
Bears Over Beers: Big Nick Energy
Bears Banter: Ep. 78- Olin Kreutz joins!
Olin Kreutz joins the podcast after Nick Foles brought the Bears back and pushed them to 3-0.
Rule of 3: Taking a closer look at the Bears' b...
As the Chicago Bears took on the Atlanta Falcons, a change at quarterback seemed to spark new life in an otherwise flagging offense -- Nick Foles came in from off the bench to lead an extraordinary comeback that saw the Bears improve to 3-0. But how well did Foles really play? Is this sustainable? What about the defense? Robert Schmitz, Brandon Robinson, and Danny Meehan team up to answer all these questions and more in a brand new podcast called the Rule of Three -- check out their first WCG-sponsored episode and let them know what you think!
FROM THE SB NATION NFL SHOW: Monday Football Mo...
Bears Over Beers Special Episode! Allen Robinso...
Allen Robinson joins Jeff to talk about his foundation, advice to young WRs, how to approach a comeback win, and who he compares himself in the league
BWME65: Nick Foles plays hero in Bears comeback...
After a Falcons' field goal followed a nasty Mitchell Trubisky interception, Matt Nagy made the decision to put Nick Foles into the game and the Bears rallied back with a monstrous 30-26 win. I bring on Xs and Os specialist Brandon Robinson to help me digest this crazy game on this episode of Bear With Me!
Bears Banter: Ep. 77- John Mullin joins!
John Mullin joins to reflect on the life of Gale Sayers and discuss the first two games of the Bears' season.
Bears Over Beers S2E13: Gale Sayers, the Little...
Jeff and EJ remember the great Gale Sayers, point out some of the "little things" that add up to big results against the Giants, and lay out the keys to reaching 3-0 against the Falcons
BWME64: Cardiac Bears beat Giants (with Sam Hou...
For the second week in a row, Sunday's Chicago Bears game came down to the final play, and for the second week in a row that meant good news for the Bears. I bring on Sam Householder to digest yet another close Bears' shave on this episode of Bear With Me!
Bears Over Beers S2E12: 2020 Kickoff Weekend
Bears Over Beers Lions Game Review & Giants Preview
Bears Banter: Ep. 76- A win is a win?
The Bears start off 1-0 but is the performance worth celebrating?
BWME63: Recapping a WILD Bears' Week 1 (with Aa...
The Chicago Bears staged an epic comeback in Week 1's game against the Lions, scoring 21 unanswered points in a fast and furious flurry that leaves them 1-0 in the record books. But who played well? What does this mean for the rest of the season? Robert brings on WCG's own Aaron Leming to talk through just those questions on this postgame episode of Bear With Me!
Bears Banter: Ep.75- Aaron Leming previews the ...
Bears Over Beers S2E11: The Big Season Preview ...
Lester A. Wiltfong Jr. joins Jeff and EJ as they go over the entire Bears roster, give their thoughts on a number of questions about this squad, and make some final predictions.
BWME62: Talkin' about Trubisky (with Jeff Berck...
After a relatively quick QB competition that lasted the first two and a half weeks of camp, the Chicago Bears have named their starting QB and it's none other than Mitchell Trubisky. Was this the right decision? What personal obstacles does Trubisky face in 2020? And what does this mean for now-backup QB Nick Foles? Robert brings on Bears over Beers host Jeff Berckes to talk through it all on this episode of Bear With Me!
TRAILER: The SB Nation NFL Show
SB Nation is launching a brand new podcast that is for NFL fans, by NFL fans.
Bears Over Beers S2E10: Betting Extravaganza wi...
Jeff, EJ, and Sam go head-to-head to try and pick the winning combo of overs, unders, and division winners
BWME61: Talking through Bears' Training Camp (w...
How do you gain insight on training camp when every practice is only open to the media? You talk to a media member, of course! Robert S. brings on The Bear Report's Zack Pearson to talk through every position group on the Bears' roster in this extra-long training camp update -- check out the show and let us know what you think!
Bears Over Beers S2E9: Fantasy Football with Er...
Jeff is joined by the QB List's Erik Smith as they prepare you for your upcoming fantasy football drafts
Bears Over Beers S2E8: Special Interview with M...
Jeff and EJ sit down with the Director of the documentary Mad Mac, the Memory of Jim McMahon, currently in production.
BWME60: Breaking down play-calling, Matt Nagy, ...
Is Bears' HC Matt Nagy a good play-caller? It's impossibly hard to tell from the TV broadcast, so I brought on the man who literally wrote the book on the 2018 Bears' offense, Bobby Peters, to talk through everything from Nagy's favorite concepts and systems to player-specific adjustments he made throughout his two-year stint in Chicago. It's a jam-packed episode, so check it out now! Be sure to leave a review after listening!
Bears Over Beers S2:E7: Covid Opt Outs and Trub...
Jeff and EJ cover what COVID means for the Bears (so far) and what they really expect out of Trubisky vs. Foles.
BWME59: Goldman's Opt-Out and the Top 5 Most Im...
With star nose tackle Eddie Goldman opting out of the 2020 NFL season, what changes for the Chicago Bears defense? Robert investigates in this episode while also revealing his "Top 5 Most Important Bears Players/Position-Groups of 2020". Check out the episode and let him know what you think!
Bears Banter: Ep. 74- Brad Biggs- Training Camp...
Chicago Tribune's Brad Biggs discusses COVID-19 and football, Foles/Trubisky, and what to expect in training camp.
Halas to Mack: Chicago Bears History - Peering ...
The final episode of the original planned series, Matt and Jeff apply the lessons of the past 100 years to predict what the 2020s will be like in this week's Halas to Mack: Chicago Bears History by the Decade.
BWME58: A statistical look at the Chicago Bears...
What do the Chicago Bears' 2019 statistics, both offensive and defensive, say about their play last year? And what can they tell us about 2020? Robert brings on DaBearsBlog's statistical guru, Johnathan Wood, to find out just that in this episode of Bear With Me!
Halas to Mack: Chicago Bears History - The Cutl...
Like it or not, the trade that brought Jay Cutler to Chicago defined a generation and it's the focus of this episode. We focus in on Cutler, his weapons, what went right and what went wrong in this week's episode.
Halas to Mack: Chicago Bears History - 2000s Pa...
It's another big one as Jeff and Matt break down the first decade of the 21st century and all the ups and downs that went along with it. This is Part 2 that discusses Briggs, Hester, and Kruetz plus the categories!
Halas to Mack: Chicago Bears History - 2000s Pa...
It's another big one as Jeff and Matt break down the first decade of the 21st century and all the ups and downs that went along with it. Join the guys for breakdowns of Brian Urlacher, Peanut Tillman, Devin Hester, Olin Kreutz, and more!
Halas to Mack: Chicago Bears History - Black Ho...
If you like great Bears football on the field, well... that's not this episode. But, Jeff & Matt have a lot of fun reliving the teams of their youth and share some great memories
BWM57: Current and Future Analysis of the Chica...
The Chicago Bears have become known for their limited cap space and draft resources, but how bad *is* their situation compared to other teams? Robert brings on renowned cap analyst Brad Spielberger to answer exactly that question, as well as outlining both the current and future threats to the Bears' success going forward.
Halas to Mack: Chicago Bears History - 80s Side B
Side B of the big one! The 1980s were famous for a lot of reasons and we dig into as many as possible in this week's episode of Halas to Mack.
Halas to Mack: Chicago Bears History - 80s Side A
It's the big one! The 1980s were famous for a lot of reasons and we dig into as many as possible in this week's episode of Halas to Mack.
BWME56: Talking about Trubisky's Press Conference
After months away from speaking to the media, Chicago Bears' QB Mitchell Trubisky met with Chicago's finest reporters over zoom a few days ago and wow'd pundits with his confident and plucky demeanor. But will this "good pissed off" attitude carry over to the football field? Robert discusses this, along with a plethora of other topics, in this episode of Bear With Me!
Bears Banter: Ep. 73- Sam Acho joins
Sam Acho joins to discuss the unrest in the country after George Floyd's death and the ongoing issues we continue to face as a nation.
Halas to Mack: Chicago Bears History - Sweetnes...
Yes, it's the worst decade in team history but there are some great players including the GOAT in the 70s. Join us as we talk Walter Payton and other important players and coaches from the 1970s
Halas to Mack: Chicago Bears History - The Geor...
Join us for the George Halas victory lap! The legendary Chicago Bears coach winds down his coaching career in the 60s by winning a final championship and acquiring some of the most legendary Bears players like Mike Ditka, Dick Butkus, and Gale Sayers - all in the 60s!
Halas to Mack: Chicago Bears History - Nifty 50s
The 50s can be described as good but not great in terms of team success, but there are plenty of All-Time great players and stories from the decade. Join us as we talk Bill George, Harlon Hill, George Conner and more!
Halas to Mack: Chicago Bears History - Fantasti...
It's the best decade in Chicago Bears history! Four championship seasons in seven years with plenty of Hall of Famers like Sid Luckman, Bulldog Turner, and George McAfee.
Halas to Mack: Chicago Bears History - Bronko's...
An exploration of the 1930s decade from a famous cocktail recipe and the Great Depression to Bronko Nagurski and his connection to Paul Bunyan.
Bears Banter: Ep. 72- Ted Ginn Jr. joins!
The newest member of the Chicago Bears, Ted Ginn Jr. joins the podcast!
Halas to Mack: Chicago Bears History - The Roar...
A new, limited podcast series covering Chicago Bears history by the decade. Episode 1 covers the 1920s
Bears Banter: Ep. 71- Brett Kollmann and EJ Sny...
Brett Kollmann and EJ Snyder from the Bootleg Football Podcast recap the Bears draft!
Bears Over Beers S2E6: 2020 Draft Recap!
Jeff and EJ recap the 2020 NFL Draft including live reactions to the last two picks and a recap of the NFC North
The Chicago Bears select Arlington Hambright an...
With the 226th & 227th picks in the NFL draft, the Chicago Bears selected Colorado OG Arlington Hambright and Tennessee State OT Lachavious Simmons. What did WCG's Lead Draft Analyst think of the pick? Robert brings on Jacob Infante to find out in this live reaction podcast!
The Chicago Bears select Darnell Mooney -- Live...
With the 173rd pick in the draft, the Chicago Bears selected Tulane WR Darnell Mooney. What did WCG's Lead Draft Analyst think of the pick? Robert brings on Jacob Infante to react live and find out!
The Chicago Bears Select Kindle Vildor -- Live ...
With the 163rd pick in the draft, the Chicago Bears selected Georgia Southern DB Kindle Vildor. What did WCG's draftnicks think of the pick? Robert brings on EJ and Jacob to react live and find out!
The Chicago Bears Select Trevis Gipson -- Live ...
With the 155th pick in the draft, the Chicago Bears selected Tulsa EDGE Trevis Gipson. What did WCG's draftnicks think of the pick? Robert brings on EJ and Jacob to react live and find out!
BWM: The Chicago Bears Select Jaylon Johnson --...
With the 50th pick in the draft, the Chicago Bears selected Utah CB Jaylon Johnson. What did WCG's draftnicks think of the pick? Robert brings on EJ and Jacob to react live and find out!
BWM: The Chicago Bears Select Cole Kmet -- Live...
With the 43rd pick in the draft, the Chicago Bears selected Cole Kmet. What did WCG's draftnicks think of the pick? Robert brings on EJ and Jacob to react live and find out!
Bears Banter: Ep. 70- EJ Snyder previews the NF...
Draft analyst EJ Snyder provides plenty of insight about the upcoming draft
Bears Banter: Ep.69- Erik Duerrwaechter of WCG ...
Bears 2020 team comes into focus and a magical Nick Foles contract
BWM55: Let's Talk About Ryan Pace (with Khari T...
Ryan Pace took over as the General Manager of the Chicago Bears in 2015, but has he done a good job? Khari, Dan, Brad and I attempt to answer exactly that in Part 2 of our earlier discussion on this episode of Bear With Me!