Matt Bowen

2010 NFL Draft Round 1

Bowen: Emery To Put Focus Back On Draft

Angelo is out now, and his replacement is Phil Emery, a longtime scout and talent evaluator.

670 The Score–01/31/2012

Brian Urlacher. (Photo by Stacy Revere/Getty Images)

Bowen On Toradol: ‘Masks A Lot Of Pain’

According to former NFLer Matt Bowen the use of the Toradol, which provides short-term management of moderate to severe pain, around the league is not uncommon.

670 The Score–01/26/2012

Andrew Luck

Bowen Breaks Down Senior Bowl

Live from the Senior Bowl, Matt Bowen joined The McNeil and Spiegel Show.

670 The Score–01/24/2012

Ahmad Bradshaw #44 of the New York Giants runs the ball against the San Francisco 49ers during the NFC Championship Game at Candlestick Park on January 22, 2012 in San Francisco, California. (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

Bowen Reflects On Playing In Playoffs

Matt Bowen joined The Boers and Bernstein Show to talk about the heartbreak of losing in the playoffs.

670 The Score–01/24/2012

Jay Cutler. (Photo by Nick Laham/Getty Images)

Bowen: Another New Coordinator Could Mean Trouble For Cutler

Entering the 2012 season, Cutler will have played under four different offensive coordinators in his seven season.

670 The Score–01/19/2012

Ted Phillips

Bowen Breaks Down Bears’ GM Search

With the Bears set to interview four candidates for the open GM position, Matt Bowen joined The Mully and Hanley Show to break down the candidates.

670 The Score–01/12/2012

Tim Tebow. (Photo by Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)

Bowen Breaks Down Playoffs

Check out this NFL playoff analysis from Matt Bowen of the National Football Post and Chicago Tribune.

670 The Score–01/10/2012

Caleb Hanie. (Photo by Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)

Bowen: Bears Must Create Opportunities For Hanie

In the three weeks since Caleb Hanie has taken over at quarterback, the Bears defense has given up a total of three touchdowns.

670 The Score–12/15/2011

Running back Marion Barber is stopped by and Quinton Carter and the Denver Broncos defense. (Photo by Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)

Bowen: Bears’ Loss A ‘Season Killer’

To one NFL expert, the Bears loss was simple. It marked the end of a season that once looked so promising.

670 The Score–12/13/2011

Jay Cutler. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Bowen: Bears Need To Be In ‘Desperation Mode’

(WSCR) Early reports indicate injured quarterback Jay Cutler may be ready to go before the end of the season, but if the Bears can’t string together a few wins behind Caleb Hanie, Cutler’s return seems […]

670 The Score–12/08/2011

Marion Barber. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Bowen: Can’t Take Points Off The Board

The Bears may have only put up three points in their loss to the Chiefs on Sunday, but the opportunities to score were certainly there.

670 The Score–12/06/2011

Caleb Hanie of the Chicago Bears is hit by Kamerion Wimbley. (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

Bowen: Hanie Will Improve

The Bears may have lost their first game with Caleb Hanie under center, but improvements will come.

670 The Score–11/29/2011

Jay Cutler runs for a first down as Quentin Jammer.(Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Bowen: Bears Still A Playoff Team

Now, it’s up to the rest of his team to push the Bears to playoffs. One NFL analyst said the Bears are still a playoff contender without Cutler.

670 The Score–11/22/2011

Marion Barber beats Sean Jones of the Tampa Bay Buccaneers to score a touchdown.  (Photo by Warren Little/Getty Images)

Bowen: Barber Key Without Cutler

The Bears’ decision to sign Marion Barber after the Cowboys released him may pay great dividends in the absence of Jay Cutler.

670 The Score–11/22/2011

Brian Urlacher. (Photo by Chris Graythen/Getty Images)

Bowen: Urlacher Is A Hall Of Famer

(WSCR) Brian Urlacher has been a staple in the Bears defense over the past decade, and one Bears expert thinks he could one day become a permanent fixture in the walls of Canton. “Urlacher has […]

670 The Score–11/17/2011

Brandon Meriweather and Charles Tillman bring down Brandon Pettigrew. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Bowen: Change In Defensive Scheme Proves Effective

One thing that has changed during the Bears’ current four-game win streak is the type of defensive coverages in the secondary.

670 The Score–11/16/2011

Julius Peppers sacks Matthew Stafford.(Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Bowen: Peppers Put Fear In Johnson

Matt Bowen of The National Football Post and Chicago Tribune said Peppers’ first hit on Johnson essentially took the wide receiver out of the rest of the game.

670 The Score–11/15/2011

Chicago Bears Offensive Line

Bowen: Bears Can Run Against Detroit

Heading into Sunday’s game against Detroit, the Bears will face arguably one of the most powerful defensive lines in the league looking to break up their newly-found continuity on offensive in Cliff Avril, Ndamukong Suh, Corey Williams and Kyle Vanden Bosch.

670 The Score–11/11/2011

Bears vs Eagles

Bowen: Combating Philly’s Wide-9

Defensively, the Eagles employ the Wide-9 technique, which essentially means each defensive end is lined up outside of the 9-hole, giving them more space to rush the quarterback at an angle.

670 The Score–11/03/2011

Michael Vick

Bowen: Bears Need To Contain Vick

When the Bears take on the Eagles on Monday night, they will need to rush with containment if they plan to have success against Vick.

670 The Score–11/01/2011

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