BWME51: The Staleys End-Of-Season Awards Show, ...
In the latest episode of Bear With Me, Robert’s end of season conversation with Jeff Berckes and EJ Snyder continues as they bid farewell to the 2019 Chicago Bears’ season by handing out their final end-of-season awards!
BWME50: The Staleys End-Of-Season Award Show (P...
With the season over and done with, Robert returns from a brief hiatus to bid farewell to the 2019 season by hosting his end-of-season awards show, the Staleys, to honor the highest highs and the lowest lows of the Chicago Bears' disappointing year. You don't want to miss this!
Bears Banter: Ep. 65- Second Round Senior Bowl ...
EJ Snyder joins Bill Zimmerman as they wrap up the Super Bowl and discuss some prospects EJ took note of at the Senior Bowl.
Bears Banter Ep. 64: Kyle Long joins from Miami!
The recently retired Kyle Long joins Bears Banter
SUPER BOWL LIV: Jake Fromm
Bears Over Beers: Season 2 Kickoff and 2020 Sen...
Jeff and EJ launch Season 2 of Bears Over Beers with a round-up recap of EJ's trip to his first Senior Bowl week in Mobile, AL.
Bears Banter: Ep. 63- Adam Rank Joins!
Big Chicago Bears fan Adam Rank from NFL Network joins to breakdown the Chicago Bears offseason and what direction Ryan Pace should go.
BWME49: Live(ish) from Mobile, it's a Senior Bo...
After a few weeks off, Robert returns to check in with EJ Snyder, who's on site at the Senior Bowl! In this episode they talk about everything from Chicago Bears draft needs to EJ's overall draft class impressions, even detailing how the Senior Bowl practices are run! Check it out!
T Formation Conversation: Scouting the Senior B...
Lester and EJ break down several Senior Bowl prospects in advance of EJ travelling to Mobile, Alabama for the festivities.
Bears Banter: Ep. 62- Jimbo Covert, Riley Ridle...
Bill Zimmerman talks to Jimbo Covert about making the Hall of Fame and Riley Ridley on his rookie season.
BWME48: Hirings and firings and extensions, oh ...
With the 2019 season in the books, the Chicago Bears announce multiple moves (hirings, firings, and extensions alike) as they begin preparation for the 2020 season. But just how necessary were these moves? And what other hirings should the Bears look to make? Robert brings on ECD (Windy City Gridiron) to talk through these questions and more on this episode of Bear With Me!
Bears Banter Ep. 61- Breakdown of the Pace/Nagy...
Bill Zimmerman discusses the Pace/Nagy PC and takes an early look at what positions need to be addressed this offseason.
Bears Over Beers 36: Season Finale, Playoff Picks
Jeff and EJ wrap up a disappointing 2019 season talking about a couple of high notes against the Vikings, settle up the bets from the pre-season, and predict the playoff bracket.
The Chicago Bears' season ends in thrilling fashion as Mitchell Trubisky leads the two-minute offense down the field (against the Vikings' backups) to win the afternoon's game 21-19 on a last second field goal. The kick ended the Bears' season on a victory, so Robert brings on draft analyst extraordinaire Jacob Infante to talk through the day's game as well as a preview of their potential offseason moves on this episode of Bear With Me!
Bears Over Beers 35: Mashed by the Chiefs, Chri...
The guys wrap up Patrick Mahomes whipping the Bears in Chicago and look forward to the final game of this season, versus the Vikings in Minnesota.
BWME46: Bears crushed by Chiefs, lose 23-3 (Wit...
A week removed from a backbreaking loss to the Green Bay Packers, the Bears come up short against a Kansas City Chiefs team that seemed to have the upper hand in every phase of the game. Robert brings on WCG's own Lester Wiltfong Jr. to break things down in this episode of Bear With Me!
Bears Over Beers 34: A bitter defeat and what w...
Jeff and EJ discuss the details of the latest loss in Green Bay and try to find a path for victory against the red-hot Chiefs. If nothing else, they have some good beverages to help along the way.
Bears Banter: Ep. 60- Allen Robinson Joins!
Allen Robinson joins to talk about the loss to the Packers, the Bears up and down season, his spectacular play, and Mitch Trubisky
BWME45: Bears lose to Green Bay Packers, are ma...
The Chicago Bears march into Lambeau field and leave with their season in shambles as offensive inconsistency isn't enough to beat Aaron Rodgers and the cheese-eating army. Robert combs through three positives and negatives in a quick season wrap up on this episode of Bear With Me!
Bears Over Beers 33: Down with Dallas, and Brin...
Jeff and EJ go deep on what the win over Dallas really means and then dig into rivalry week, NFL-style.
Bears Banter: Ep. 59- Nick Kwiatkoski joins!
Nick Kwiatkoski talks about stepping into a starting role and thriving
BWME44: Bears blast the 'Boys 31-24 to keep pla...
Mitchell Trubisky and the Chicago Bears put on an outstanding show on a cold Thursday night in Chicago as they beat the Dallas Cowboys 31-24 in a game that was never as close as the scoreline suggests. Robert brings on Dan DeYoung of From the Sidelines to dissect everything from Trubisky's play to defensive performance and more on this episode of Bear With Me!
Bears Banter: Ep. 58- Kevin Fishbain joins!
Mitch Trubisky lights up the Detroit Lions? How much of a confidence builder is that for the month of December?
Bears Over Beers 32: Mitchell Trubisky owns the...
BWME43: Chicago Bears feast on Detroit Lions in...
Mitchell Trubisky and Anthony miller left Bears fans with plenty to be thankful for as they marched into Ford field and got the season's 6th win. But did they play as well as it seems? Just how significant was Trubisky's performance? And who else played well? Robert breaks down the answers to all these questions and more in this episode of Bear With Me!
Bears Over Beers 31: Thanksgiving Extravaganza
Bears Banter: Ep. 57: Patrick Meagher joins!
National talk show host and Detroit Lions fan Patrick Meagher joins to discuss Mitch Trubisky, Matt Patricia, the woes of both teams' seasons and Payton vs Sanders
BWME42: Bears beat Giants in 14-19 win
The Chicago Bears come out on top against the New York Football giants in a game that felt like quite the mixed bag -- with that in mind, Robert brings on WCG's own EJ Snyder to help him break down the highs and lows of the Bears' 5th win! Check it out!
Bears Over Beers 30: A bummer in LA, winnable g...
BWME41: Bears lose tough game in Los Angeles, d...
Following an extraordinarily defeating game against the LA Rams, Robert brings on Jeff Berckes to talk through a game that saw Mitchell Trubisky get injured, the record fall to 4-6, and a host of offensive questions come to a head. Discussion of all this and more on this episode of Bear With Me!
Bears Over Beers 29: Lions tamed, onto LA
Bears Banter: Ep. 56- Danny Parkins Joins!
Danny Parkins and Bill Zimmerman discuss the explosive Chicago Tribune article regarding Ryan Pace's process into drafting Mitch Trubisky.
BWME40: Bears move to 4-5 after big win over ri...
After a big 13-20 Chicago Bears win over a Jeff Driskel-led Lions squad, Robert brings on Over the Cap's Brad Speilberger to talk through a game that put the Bears's season back on track. Check it out!
Bears Over Beers 28: Eagles Review and Lions Pr...
Bears Banter: Ep. 55- Patrick Mannelly Joins!
Patrick Mannelly joins and discusses HashmarkGate, the Bears' special teams, the struggles of the offense and if the locker room can hold it together.
BWME39: Bears fall to 3-5 after rough game in P...
After an abysmal offensive first half that saw the team rack up only 9 yards, the Bears came up short against the Philadelphia Eagles in a 22-14 game that didn't feel near as close as the score would imply. Robert brings on Lester Wiltfong Jr to help digest the loss in this episode of Bear With Me!
Bears Over Beers 27: Chargers Recap and Eagles ...
Bears Banter: Ep. 54- Robert Schmitz joins!
Bill Zimmerman and Robert Schmitz take a long hard look at Matt Nagy's offense and Mitch Trubisky's future, or lack there of.
BWME38: Bears vs Chargers Postgame Reaction
Following a truly brutal loss to the Los Angeles Chargers, Robert recaps the game by citing a few positives and negatives from the contest before speculating about what the Bears may do going forward.
Bears Over Beers 26: Chargers Preview and Real ...
Bears Banter: Ep. 53- Adam Jahns joins after th...
Bill Zimmerman is fed up with Mitch Trubisky and Adam Jahns joins to give us the temperature inside Halas Hall.
BWME37: The Saints Came Marching In... (With ECD!)
After a crushing Chicago Bears' loss to the battered New Orleans Saints, Robert brings on WCG's own ECD to try and find answers to the many questions this game raised.
Bears Over Beers 25: Hicks & Long to the IR, Sa...
Bears Banter: Ep. 52- Bears Banter Mailbag!
Bill Zimmerman reflects on Kyle Long's career, previews the Saints and hits the Bears Banter mailbag answering questions from Mitch Trubisky to Danny Trevathan to Back to the Future.
Bears Over Beers 24: Bears Got Boiled in London
Bears Banter: Ep. 51- Is it time for Kyle Long ...
Bill Zimmerman and Lester Wiltfong discuss where the Bears need to improve, specifically the offensive line, and answer the tough question about what to do with Kyle Long.
T Formation Conversation: Bears vs Raiders post...
Lester talks about the tough Bears loss to the Raiders. What went wrong? Where to blame? What needs to be fixed?
Bears Banter: Ep. 50- Frank Caliendo, Jason Fit...
Frank Caliendo joins for plenty of impersonations and Jason Fitz breaks down the Bears- Raiders matchup!
Bears Over Beers 23: Vanquished Vikings and Rai...
BWME36: Reacting to the Bears-Vikings win with ...
After a big 6-16 Chicago Bears' win over the Minnesota Vikings, Robert grabs EJ Snyder to discuss anything and everything about this game.
Bears Over Beers 22: Vikings Preview with Ted G...
Bears Banter: Ep. 49- Olin Kreutz joins!
Bill Zimmerman and Olin Kreutz discuss the victory over Washington on Monday and breakdown Mitch Trubisky, the stellar play of the defense and a deep dive on the offensive line.
BWME35: Rapid Reactions from Bears @ Washington
After a big 31-15 win under the Monday Night Football lights, Robert recaps a game of defensive domination and offensive progress.
T Formation Conversation: Talking Trubisky, pre...
Lester talks Mitchell Trubiksy, the offensive line and preseason reps. before the Monday Night game.
Bears Over Beers: Denver Reaction and Washingto...
Bears Banter: Ep. 48- Jim Miller joins!
Bill Zimmerman and Jim MIller discuss the Bears victory over the Broncos and assess Mitch Trubisky and Matt Nagy through 2 games.
BWME34: The Bears Survive in Denver
The Bears escape Denver with a thrilling win off of a late 53-yard Eddie Pinero field goal set up by a last-second Trubisky completion to Robinson. Robert S. processes the big win and looks at the offensive, defensive, and special teams' highs and lows in this episode of Bear With Me!
Bears Banter: Ep. 47- Aaron Leming joins!
Aaron Leming joins Bill to discuss the awful offensive performance against Green Bay and looks ahead to Denver.
Bears Banter Archive: Ep. 46- Peter Bukowski joins
Green Bay Packers writer and Chicago Bears troll Peter Bukowski joins
Bears Banter Archive: Ep. 45- Tom Waddle joins!
Tom Waddle joins to talk about the Chicago Bears headed into the 2019 season.
Bears Banter Archive: Ep. 44- Eddie Jackson joins!
Eddie Jackson joined in July and talked about missing the playoff game and looking ahead to 2019.
In a podcast recorded in Atlanta during Super Bowl week, Bears Banter is joined by Mitch Trubisky, Akiem Hicks, Allen Robinson and Trey Burton.
Bears Banter Archive: Ep. 27- Tarik Cohen
Tarik Cohen joins the podcast and talks about his life with football.
Bears Over Beers 20: Packers Reaction & Broncos...
BWME33: Week 1 Instant Reaction (With Bill Zimm...
After a crushing loss to the Packers, Robert S. brings on Bill Zimmerman to help him pick up the pieces surrounding this Bears-Packers game.
Bears Over Beers 19: Packers Week
BWME32: 53-Man Roster and Packers Preview
Robert talks about the Chicago Bears' finalized 53 man roster before previewing their huge primetime matchup against the Green Bay Packers.
T Formation Conversation: Part 2 - Talking the ...
Lester is joined by three of the WCG writers, Jeff Berckes, Sam Householder, and Jack M Silverstein, that helped compile their Top 100 Bears Players of All-Time list for part two of their discussion.
T Formation Conversation: Part 1 - Talking the ...
Lester is joined by three of the WCG writers, Jeff Berckes, Sam Householder, and Jack M Silverstein, that helped compile their Top 100 Bears Players of All-Time list.
Bears Over Beers 18: NFL Betting Lines with Sam...
T Formation Conversation: Predicting the 53-Man...
With three preseason games in the books, Lester predicts how the Chicago Bears will open the 2019 season on both the 53-Man Roster and on the 10-Man Practice Squad.
BWME31: 53-Man Roster Prediction (So Far)
Robert S. recaps the last two preseason games by predicting who will and won't make the Bears' final 53-man roster based on what he's seen so far.
Bears Over Beers 2019 Season Preview Episode, w...
Bears Over Beers: The Trubisky Experience
T Formation Conversation: Bears camp recap, Tru...
Lester talks with WCG's Jacob Infante live from Bourbonnais to get his take on the latest training camp practice (Tuesday 8/6), which was anther solid outing from Mitch Trubisky.
T Formation Conversation: Bears' Camp Recap wit...
Lester is joined by WCG's own, Jacob Infante, who was in Bourbonnais on Friday (8/2) and they talk all about what transpired at practice.
BWM Special: Wrapping up Day 3 of Training Camp
After a weekend trip to Bourbonnais, EJ Snyder joins Robert to wrap up what they've seen so far at Bears Training Camp.
T Formation Conversation: The Bourbonnais Train...
Lester is joined by his WCG Podcast brothers, Robert Schmitz, Jeff Berckes and EJ Snyder, live from Bourbonnais to discuss their Chicago Bears thoughts from the weekend at camp.
Bears Over Beers - 2019 Training Camp Day 1 Rea...
BWME30: 8 Things to focus on throughout Trainin...
With Training Camp almost upon us, Robert details the 8 topics that every Bears fan needs to pay attention to as the 2019 season begins.
T Formation Conversation: Talking Bears, Media,...
Lester talks with Paul M. Banks about his new book that covers his near twenty years covering Chicago sports.
Bears Over Beers 14: Stats & Records with Johna...
Bears Over Beers Episode 13: Interview with Jac...
Bears Over Beers Episode 12: Linemen
BWME29: Post-Draft Bears Win-Loss Predictions
Robert takes a look at the Bears' 2019 schedule to predict their upcoming season's wins and losses.
Bears Over Beers Episode 11: Cornerbacks
BWME28: OTAs, Bears100, and Matt Nagy
Robert dives into the latest reports surrounding the Bears' OTAs, covers notable quotes from Bears100, and discusses the influence of head coaching in the NFL and what Matt Nagy brings to the offense.
Bears Over Beers Episode 10: Pass Catchers
BWME27: Bears' Top 100, OTAs, and More Mailbag
As we continue to navigate the dullest part of the NFL offseason, Robert dives into a deep mailbag to answer questions about everything from Special Teams contributors to HaHa Clinton-Dix
Bears Over Beers Episode 9: 2019 Draft & UDFA R...
BWME26: Breaking Down the Big Uglies (With Lest...
As we continue to trek through the quietest part of the NFL offseason, Robert brings on Lester Wiltfong Jr to break down the Bears' offensive linemen. From positional details to his personal thoughts on each lineman, Lester brings his A-Game in this special episode of Bear With Me!
BWME25: Trubisky Talk, the Pinero Trade, and th...
Now a week into the quietest part of the NFL offseason, Robert assesses Trubisky's situational play and dives into his Bears' Mailbag.
Bear With Me E24: Where Are We Now?
With the NFL Draft behind us, the Chicago Bears’ 2019 Roster is all but set — but how does it compare to last year? Robert goes position by position to evaluate!
Bears Over Beers Episode 8: 2019 Draft Quick Re...
T Formation Conversation: Breaking down Chicago...
Lester is joined by WCG Draft Guru Jacob Infante to talk about Iowa State running back David Montgomery, the Chicago Bears' third-round draft pick.
Bears Over Beers Episode 7: Draft Prediction Sp...
T Formation Conversation: Talking 2019 Chicago ...
Lester is joined by Jacob Infante to talk about some prospects that make sense for the Bears to draft.
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