Sam Householder

  • joined Apr 21, 2008
  • last login Aug 22, 2014
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I'm a photojournalist and I live in Indiana.

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Which Bears position group played the worst?


The Bears laid an absolute egg Sunday night with it all there for the taking. Which position group should take on most of the blame?

Bears-Eagles will be an offensive display


Sunday Night Football's matchup pits one of the league's best rushing attacks against one of the worst rushing defenses, and one of the best passing offenses against one of the worst pass defenses....

Grading the Bears-Browns game


How did each phase of the game fare against the Browns in yesterday's 38-31 win?

Has Marc Trestman made the right QB decision?


Marc Trestman has made several bold decisions as a first-year head coach but none are bigger than the decision to bench the red-hot Josh McCown for Jay Cutler.

Bears offensive players on record pace


During tonight's game against the Cowboys the Bears could surpass some big milestones on their way to being one of the best offenses Chicago has ever had.

Do the Bears have a scheduling disadvantage?


When the Bears play the Cowboys on Monday night it will be the third game this year that the Bears face an opponent who has had extra time to prepare for the game.

Positional grades for Bears-Vikings


Much of the blame for Sunday's loss to the Vikings has been put on head coach Marc Trestman. But how did each position grade, though?

Adrian Peterson will dominate the Bears Sunday


The Bears have struggled against the run this year and just when it is getting to its worst, the Bears face Adrian Peterson. Peterson could have a career day against the team.

Grading the Bears loss to the Rams


How did each unit grade out in the Bears' 42-21 loss to the Rams in St. Louis Sunday?

No controversy: Cutler is better than McCown


While there have been attempts at igniting a quarterback controversy in Chicago, unlike in past years, this one holds no weight: Cutler is better than McCown for the Bears.

Positional grades for Bears-Ravens


How did each position group fare in yesterday's overtime win against Baltimore?

Positional grades for Bears vs. Lions


How did each positional group grade out after the initial viewing of the Bears-Lions game yesterday?

Bears-Packers postional grades


The Bears played with their back up quarterback but scored 27 points and the defense gave up 199 rushing yards but how did each position group grade out?

How efficient has the Bears offense been?


Crunching the numbers to see what percentage of total offensive plays the sacks, penalties, drops and turnovers make up should give a valuable measure of how efficient Marc Trestman's offense has...

Lovie Smith: NFC North coach in 2014?


Lovie Smith could be a hot commodity in the next round of coaching candidates. Could he land on the sidelines of an NFC North foe?

With no Bears game, what will you watch on Sunday?


The Bears are enjoying a much-needed bye week, so without the beloved to watch, what teams or games will you watch? Or will you be giving yourself a football break?

Grading the Bears loss to the Redskins


The Bears played well on one side of the ball and very, very poorly on the other. How did each unit of the team grade out in Sunday's 45-41 loss?

Which Bears will be key for a victory Sunday?


The Bears will need one player on defense and one on offense to step up in a big way Sunday to emerge victorious on the road in Washington Sunday. But which two will it be?

Week 6 NFC North Recap


Where does each team in the black-and-blue division stand after six weeks and how does each team's chances of winning the division look?

Positional grades for Bears vs. Giants


The Bears earned a hard-fought win Thursday night over the struggling Giants. How did each position group fare in the 27-21 victory?

Positional grades for Bears-Saints


How did the Bears grade out at each position during yesterday's 26-18 loss?

Utilizing Forte is key for Bears to beat Saints


The most important Bears player Sunday will not be Jay Cutler, it will be Matt Forte and they'll need him to beat the Saints at Soldier Field.

Positional grades for Bears-Lions


How did each position group grade out for the Chicago Bears during yesterday's 40-32 loss to the Detroit Lions?

Packers hold better Super Bowl odds than Bears


Despite a 1-2 start and currently sitting in third place in the division, the rival neighbors to the north, the Packers, are getting better Super Bowl odds than the undefeated and first place...

Positional grade for Bears vs. Bengals


The first game is in the bag and it was a mix of good and bad. Which position groups fared the best?

Predicting the 2013 Bears offensive stats


With a new system and coach, a QB with a lot to prove, a new offensive line and improved weapons, how good will the Chicago Bears offense end up being?

Predicting the 2013 Chicago Bears defensive stats


How will the historically great Bears defense fare in 2013 with a new coach, no Brian Urlacher and some other new players?

Predicting 2013 stats for Bears WR Alshon Jeffery


How will second-year wideout Alshon Jeffery fare coming off a promising but injury-riddled first season?

Predicting Julius Peppers' 2013 stats


Julius Peppers has been a huge asset since joining the Bears in 2013. With another expected top defense this season but also big expectations for teammates, just what will Peppers stat line look like?

2013 Bears stats over/under: Martellus Bennett


What will Martellus Bennett's season stat line look like after his first season in Chicago?

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