In this edition of Bears Bites, we check out how the physicality of the St. Louis Rams could impact the Chicago Bears, what bright spots can be taken from the team’s season so far, and some of the best moments from the team’s long-standing rivalry with the Rams.
-We start with the Rams’ physicality, which Kevin Fishbain covers extensively here. The money quote comes from Adam Gase, who compares the Rams to the Seattle Seahawks. If you’ll recall, the Seahawks shut the Bears out in Week 3 of the season. [Chicago Football Magazine]
-If you’re feeling pessimistic after reading that piece, then allow Dan Wiederer to console you with some of the best moments from the first half of the Bears’ season. [Chicago Tribune]
-At age 32, Jay Cutler is playing his best football as a member of the Bears, but can he continue to do so if Alshon Jeffery can’t play against the Rams Sunday? [The Register-Mail]
-The Rams and Bears have been doing battle for nearly a century, and Jeremy Harris looks back at some of the teams’ most memorable moments in the rivalry. [The Sports Bank]
-Finally, a Bears fan who took a photo with the Honey Bears cheerleading squad before they disbanded in the 1980’s is still trying to get the iconic group to come back. [Chicago Sun-Times]