More Positives Than Negatives for Bears Season, Even In Brutal Ending

After a brutally painful loss, Full Press tries to look on the bright side and celebrates the Bears wonderful season.

Under-The-Radar Bears Players to Watch For the Playoffs

Naturally, as the talent gaps between teams shrink between Week Seventeen and the Wild Card round, the playoffs present a radically difficult scenario for game planning, testing and strong-arming the very roster construction of a franchise. Once teams hit the postseason, suddenly,...

What To Watch For in NFC Wildcard Games

The NFC has had a wild finish over the second half of the season. At the midway point, it looked like the Eagles and Cowboys were both going to miss the playoffs while the Redskins and Panthers would get in easily. Now,...

Ranking the Playoff Defenses

While teams are looking to score in bunches, it will come down to the defense to get the big stop or force a turnover.

Student Becomes The Master: What Nagy Learned From Reid And How He Is Destined to Surpass Him

In the realm of the NFL, Kansas City head coach Andy Reid has cemented his football legacy in not only breeding some of the prolific offenses in the modern era but as a fabled teacher. Though he may never receive the credit...

Ranking The Defenses 2018 Playoffs NFC

Ranking Defenses NFC
Defense is the best Defense Last time we talked it was about the defenses on the AFC side of the bracket. I will tell you now that with one exception I consider the AFC the weaker defensive conference. ...

Bears Three Keys to Clip Eagles

With playoff football returning to Chicago, Full Press takes a look at how the Bears can usurp the Eagles in Round One.

Grading the NFC Quarterbacks

As the season comes to a close it is fun to look back and assign letter grades to players who often contribute more than what is seen in the stat sheets. Today is one such day, one where we take a look at the NFC quarterbacks and figure out who excelled and who fell flat.

Bears Home Stretch Playoffs Tracker

As the league roars down the home stretch of the regular season, the Bears eeked out a key victory against the irritant 49ers to keep first-round bye hopes alive. Though the Rams hold the one game advantage, the Bears do have the...

These Aren’t Your Daddy’s Bears

As the Bears near a playoff spot for the first time since 2010, Full Press dives into what it took for the Bears to get here

Time to Fire Up Bears Super Bowl Hopes

With a massive win over the Rams, FPC Bears examines the Bears Super Bowl chances and whether they are for real.

How the Bears Must Attack the Saints

Riding the longest win streak since 2012, the Bears ultimately will be a lock for playoff football, securing home-field advantage with the current third seed in the NFC. While the Rams and Saints should rightfully take the top two seeds, the third seed looks...

Trubisky Has Figured it Out and That Is Terrifying

After an offseason of aggressive reloading for the offensive toolbox, expectations soared for sophomore quarterback, Mitchell Trubisky. An explosive number one target in Allen Robinson II, some shiny pass catchers in Taylor Gabriel topped off with the consistent hands of Trey Burton all came...

Prognosticating the Wild Wild NFC North

Sep 9, 2018; Green Bay, WI, USA; Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers (12) talks with linebacker Khalil Mack (52) following a play during the first quarter at Lambeau Field. Mandatory Credit: Jeff Hanisch-USA TODAY Sports
Even as much of the league has begun to take shape, the NFC North has remained the toughest division to diagnose.  It is the halfway point of the 2018 NFL season, more or less, and only one game separates the Bears, Lions, Packers and Vikings. And given that three of those teams still have five division games left to play, this thing is about as wide open as it can get. 

Who are the 2018 Minnesota Vikings?

Who are the 2018 Minnesota Vikings? Are they the offensively efficient team of 2017, who on defense suffocated and subjugated opponents? Or are they the 2016 team that went into their bye week with mile-wide promise who shrank thereafter with painful-to-watch performances? We’re halfway through the...

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Tampa Bay Plays Host to Carolina in 2019 London Game

This will mark the first time Tampa has played a divisional opponent internationally as stated by Senior Writer and Editor, Scott Smith. Consequentially, this will be Carolina's first international appearance.

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Daniel Murphy heads West

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