Bears Take On Giants Thursday, NFL News
Published on October 9 2013 10:21 am
Last Updated on October 9 2013 10:21 am
Written by Millie Lange
Bears Finalize Plans For G-Men
(Lake Forest, IL) -- The Bears will finalize their gameplan today for Thursday night's game against the New York Giants. Chicago has dropped two straight after starting the year 3-0. The G-Men are one of four winless teams in the NFL and come in at 0-5. New York won the last meeting between this teams back in 2010.
Bears wideout Brandon Marshall will be "going green" during Thursday's game against the Giants by wearing green shoes to promote awareness for mental illness. Marshall has also promised to double the fine that is sure to come from the NFL for violating the uniform policy. He also intends to donate to a cancer-care charity.
A trip to London could be in the cards for the Bears next season. The NFL has announced that the Atlanta Falcons are one of three teams that will "host" games at Wembley Stadium next year, and Chicago is scheduled to visit Atlanta as a part of the rotation. It would be the Bears' second game in London in four years.
Rams Getting Set For Texans
(Earth City, MO) -- The Rams begin preparations today to face Houston Sunday in Texas. Both teams are 2-3 but much bigger things were expected of the Texans, who are struggling with three straight losses. The Rams will give rookie Zac Stacy the start at running back.
Falcons' Jones Could Miss Rest Of Season
(Atlanta, GA) -- A foot injury may keep Atlanta Falcons wide receiver Julio Jones from playing again this year. The "Atlanta Journal Constitution" reports he will be evaluated again today, but could miss the rest of the season. The third-year wideout has 41 receptions for 580 yards and two touchdowns this season for the 1-and-4 Falcons.
NFL Adds Third London Game To 2014 Slate
(New York, NY) -- The NFL is adding a third London game to its regular season schedule in 2014. The Jacksonville Jaguars, Atlanta Falcons and Oakland Raiders will each play a "home" game at Wembley Stadium next season. Dates and opponents for the games will be announced later this season.
Angry Texans Fans Show Up At QB Schaub's House
(Houston, TX) -- Houston Texans quarterback Matt Schaub reportedly had at least two angry fans approach him at his home Tuesday. Sports Radio 610 says that one fan had words with Schaub while another took pictures of his family that ended up on Facebook. Houston Police were contacted about the issue, but the irate fans left the scene.