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  • Report: Bears not expected to pick up QB Trubisky's 5th-year option

    04/25/2020 4:36:36 PM PDT · by C19fan · 12 replies
    Sportsnaut ^ | April 25, 2020 | Jesse Reed
    The Chicago Bears traded up for Mitchell Trubisky just a few years ago, but the franchise has since realized he may not be the long-term answer. That became crystal clear once Chicago traded for Nick Foles this offseason. Now comes further proof, as ESPN’s Adam Schefter reports the belief around the league is the Bears won’t pick up Trubisky’s fifth-year option. Schefter notes there has been no official word from the Bears and that Chicago has until May 4 to make the decision. If the Bears do decide to pick up the fifth-year option on Trubisky, it would cost over...
  • Walmart admits Florida store misused $20,000 of a $80,000 Christmas gift by Chicago Bears linebacker Khalil Mack that was donated to pay off 350 layaway accounts in his hometown

    01/14/2020 10:44:48 AM PST · by RummyChick · 24 replies
    DM ^ | 1/14/2020 | WRIGHT
    Walmart has shared that managers misused $20,000 of a Christmas donation from a foundation associated with Chicago Bears linebacker Khalil Mack. Mack's foundation made the $80,000 donation last month to a location in Fort Pierce, Florida, where the star athlete was born and raised. The donation went towards 350 layaway accounts that totaled $60,000. The remaining funds reportedly went to employees in a decision made by the store's management.
  • Chicago Bears Co-Owner Will Speak at March for Life to Condemn Killing 61 Million Babies in Abortion

    12/22/2019 1:34:52 PM PST · by Morgana · 10 replies
    Life News ^ | Dec, 20, 2019, | Micaiah Bilger
    While some sports teams are angering fans with their support of abortion, others are standing strong for unborn babies’ right to life. On Jan. 11, Chicago Bears vice president Pat McCaskey will be a keynote speaker at the March for Life Chicago. A devout Catholic and pro-life advocate, McCaskey is the chairman of Sports Faith International. He has spoken at the March for Life Chicago in the past as well. The March for Life Chicago is the largest pro-life gathering in the Midwest, with thousands of people marching peacefully each year for the rights of unborn babies. “Furious that Illinois...
  • Brutal mass brawl breaks out in Soldier Field concourse as Bears and Cowboys fans trade blows after Chicago win

    12/06/2019 10:49:02 AM PST · by C19fan · 47 replies
    UK Daily Mail ^ | December 6, 2019 | Jack Newman
    This is the shocking moment Dallas Cowboys and Chicago Bears fans started a violent brawl after Thursday’s game. Footage shows two groups of fans pummeling each other along the Solider Field concourse level in Chicago. Fans adorned in both Bears and Cowboys jersey can be seen engaged in the multi-person bust-up which saw some being hit while down on the ground.
  • It's up to Kirk Cousins to prove he's not an $84 million bust

    12/13/2018 8:42:06 AM PST · by C19fan · 79 replies
    Yahoo ^ | December 12, 2018 | Dan Wetzel
    Last January, Case Keenum threw 20 incompletions, threw two picks, and threw away what felt like a Super Bowl in the cold of the NFC championship game in Philadelphia. The Minnesota Vikings saw their quarterback get outdueled by Eagles backup Nick Foles, dashing the dream of hosting the Super Bowl. Afterward, the franchise focused on a single thing – get a quarterback, just about any quarterback, at just about any price. All the other pieces were there, they believed. So they went out and got Kirk Cousins, for $84 million over three years, convincing him to come to Minnesota because...
  • Report: Former Chicago Bears coach Mike Ditka hospitalized

    11/24/2018 7:10:28 PM PST · by Extremely Extreme Extremist · 29 replies
    AZFAMILY.COM ^ | 24 NOVEMBER 2018 | AP
    CHICAGO (AP) — Hall of Fame tight end and former Chicago Bears coach Mike Ditka is recovering from a mild heart attack. Steve Mandell, Ditka's agent, tells ESPN that doctors inserted a pacemaker. He says Ditka "is doing much better," and the iconic coach "appreciates the outpouring of support and expects to be home soon." The Bears wished Ditka "a speedy recovery" on Twitter.
  • Hey NFL=> Bears Packers Game HALF EMPTY at Soldier Field — This Ain’t Good Folks!

    11/12/2017 6:37:57 PM PST · by Beave Meister · 64 replies
    The Gateway Pundit ^ | 11/12/2017 | Jim Hoft
    The Chicago Bears and Green Bay Packers have a historic rivalry. But after several weeks of NFL National Anthem protests even Soldier Field in Chicago was half empty today.
  • Green Bay Packers want fans to link arms as Donald Trump reaction continues

    09/27/2017 3:06:13 AM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 113 replies
    Sky Sports ^ | September 27, 2017
    Green Bay Packers have called on fans to join in with the team and link arms during Thursday's playing of the national anthem ahead of their clash with Chicago. President Trump's latest comments on Tuesday have added to an already tense situation and players protests reached unprecedented levels at the weekend when more than 200 players took a knee during the playing of 'The Star Spangled Banner'. On Thursday, all eyes will be on Lambeau Field when the Packers and Bears face off in the first game of Week Four to see how the next stage of the protest plays...
  • Jersey for Army vet Steelers player who chose to stand alone for the national anthem is an...

    09/25/2017 12:37:44 PM PDT · by Morgana · 34 replies
    Daily Mail UK ^ | September 25, 2017 | Valerie Edwards For Dailymail.com and Kelly Mclaughlin For Mailonline
    FULL TITLE: Jersey for Army vet Steelers player who chose to stand alone for the national anthem is an instant bestseller -while the coach says he's disappointed 100% of players didn't skip out The jersey for an obscure NFL player and veteran has shot to the top of the bestseller charts after he went against the rest of his team and stood out, hand on his heart, during the national anthem. Army veteran and lineman Alejandro Villanueva, who took a tongue lashing from Pittsburgh Steelers head coach Mike Tomlin, decided to take part in the pre-game national anthem ceremony on...
  • Ditka calls Obama 'the worst president we've ever had'

    03/04/2016 7:40:36 AM PST · by simpson96 · 36 replies
    Chicago Sun-Times ^ | March 4, 2016 | Chris De Luca
    Former Bears coach Mike Ditka, who has repeatedly voiced his support for Donald Trump to the Chicago Sun-Times, blasted President Obama during a radio appearance Thursday."Obama is the worst president we've ever had," Ditka told hosts Sid Rosenberg and Bernard McGuirk during an appearance on their morning show on WABC-AM in New York.Ditka, who guided the 1985 Bears to a Super Bowl victory, questioned Obama’s skills as a leader. "Barack Obama's a fine man. I mean, he's pleasant," Ditka said. "He would be great to play golf with. He's not a leader. This country needs leadership. It needs direction. It...
  • Browns owner Jimmy Haslam will fire Mike Pettine

    01/03/2016 9:57:30 AM PST · by BenLurkin · 35 replies
    NFL.com ^ | Jan. 3, 2016 at 04:20 a.m. | Ian Rapoport
    immediately after the regular season ends. Browns owner Jimmy Haslam has already made the decision to fire coach Mike Pettine, multiple sources say, and it is likely general manager Ray Farmer will be shown the door, as well. Pettine leaves after just two seasons full of quarterback movement and a woeful defense. Farmer likely will leave despite never hiring his own head coach. Haslam has already laid the groundwork for the move, doing work on potential candidates and seeing who will be available to him. It ends a tumultuous tenure for Cleveland, filled with dysfunction, in-fighting, failed player acquisitions and...
  • Bears clean house: GM Emery, Trestman fired

    12/29/2014 8:21:14 AM PST · by Citizen Zed · 63 replies
    abc 17 ^ | 12-20-2014
    Trestman was hired in a winding interview process that included more than 12 candidates. The other finalist for the opening was Bruce Arians, who just completed a 10-6 season with the Arizona Cardinals. Trestman said Sunday he planned to return, but after a 6-10 finish and drama-filled season, his fate was determined several weeks ago. The Bears lost five straight games to end the season and eight of their final 10. Chicago was 8-8 in 2013. Billed as a quarterback whisperer, Trestman had strong results as a rookie coach. The Bears finished second in the NFL in scoring to the...
  • Bears' Melton arrested after bar altercation(Another millionaire NFL player busted for thuggery)

    12/22/2013 1:55:10 PM PST · by VideoPaul · 24 replies
    The Chicago Tribune ^ | 12/22/2013 | Rich Campbell
    Chicago Bears defensive tackle Henry Melton was charged with misdemeanor assault and public intoxication after he was arrested early Sunday morning at a sports bar in Grapevine, Texas. Eberling said the police report indicates that Melton punched the restaurant manager in the face and bit him on the arm. Four restaurant staff security people were needed to restrain Melton on the ground until police arrived,
  • Mike Ditka, Former Chicago Bears Coach, Wishes He’d Run Against Obama

    10/13/2013 11:34:15 AM PDT · by Berlin_Freeper · 31 replies
    thewrap.com ^ | October 13, 2013 | Todd Cunningham
    He regrets not taking on the President in the 2004 for Illinois Senate seat: “He probably wouldn’t be in the White House” Gruff Mike Ditka, the former head coach of the National Football League’s Chicago Bears and a commentator for ESPN, wishes he had called one more running play. Specifically, he said this week that he regrets not running against President Obama in the 2004 Illinois Senate race and called it “the biggest mistake I’ve ever made.”
  • Cutler Backing Romney in Election

    11/05/2012 4:45:14 PM PST · by nickcarraway · 19 replies
    Chicago Tribune ^ | November 5, 2012 | Fred Mitchell
    SNIP Appearing on his weekly segment of the "Jay Cutler Show" on WMVP-AM 1000 on Monday, the Bears quarterback was asked by co-host Tom Waddle about his voting preference: Mitt Romney or Barack Obama. "That's a touchy subject," Cutler said initially. "Yeah, I have been following the debates and everything. I do live in Tennessee. I'm voting for Mitt (Romney) this election season." Cutler then quickly asked co-hosts Waddle and Marc Silverman their voting choice. "I'm voting for Mitt Romney, as well," Waddle said. As many in attendance at Tommy Nevin's in Evanston booed, Waddle added: "That's what this country...
  • Week Two NFL Picks

    09/12/2012 2:11:24 PM PDT · by FL2012 · 3 replies
    BC Magazine ^ | September 12, 2012 | RJ Elliott
    Thursday, September 13 Chicago (1-0) at Green Bay (0-1) 8:20 p.m. [Line: Packers by 7] Last week: Packers lost at home to the 49ers 30-22; Bears won at home against the Colts 41-21. Chicago's offense looked unstoppable in Week 1, both on the ground and through the air. But let's remember that they were playing the Colts. The Packers could not run the ball last week, but keep in mind that they were playing the 49ers. RJ's Pick: Green Bay by 3
  • The Bears Brandon Marshall Is My New Tim Tebow

    06/25/2012 1:52:09 PM PDT · by rightjb · 6 replies
    PolitiJim.com ^ | 6-25-2012 | PolitiJim (@politiJim)
      Yep.  You heard it right.  After being pessimistically distant from any good expectations out of ‘da Bears - much less happy about who they ARE as people – I am now rooting for Brandon Marshall the way I did Tim Tebow last season.Unlike some fans who only root for winners regardless of how immoral, crude or unlikeable their sports heroes are – I’m ain’t one of ‘em.  Having a likeable or loveable player isn’t MORE important to me than winning, but, it is a requirement for my affection.  For instance, I could never root for Mike Tyson as long...
  • Chicago Bears’ Lovie Smith Calls on Blacks to Back Obama

    03/12/2012 1:59:18 PM PDT · by Free ThinkerNY · 47 replies · 1+ views
    ABC News ^ | March 12, 2012 | Devin Dwyer
    Chicago Bears head coach Lovie Smith wants African-Americans to “be patient and look into the future,” setting aside any disappointment in President Obama to actively support his campaign for a second term. “Our future’s looking bright, because I trust the man who’s leading us. And that man is Barack Obama,” Smith, 53, says in a new Obama campaign Web video to promote the group African-Americans for Obama. “I have the president’s back, and it’s up to us as African-Americans to show that we have his back also.” Ninety-six percent of black voters in the latest ABC News-Washington Post poll say...
  • Green Bay Packers Football vs. Christmas (WI)

    12/21/2005 1:21:27 PM PST · by Diana in Wisconsin · 51 replies · 1,120+ views
    Madison.com via AP Wire ^ | December 21, 2005 | Robert Imrie
    (Demand for tickets down for Bears game Sunday...) With the Green Bay Packers coming off a woeful loss to Baltimore and about to play their first-ever Christmas Day game at Lambeau Field, some fans and brokers report declining demand for tickets - even though Sunday's opponent is the archrival Chicago Bears. Longtime season ticket-holder William Swetlik of Green Bay has two tickets for sale - at face value - for a Bears game he hates to miss. "Christmas Day is for Christ, not for football, and for my family," he said. "I want to be home with the kids. We...
  • Tests Confirm Thousand Oaks [California] High School Quarterback Died From Heroin Overdose

    12/23/2011 4:50:42 PM PST · by BenLurkin · 14 replies
    CBS) ^ | December 23, 2011 2:27 PM
    THOUSAND OAKS (CBS) — A toxicology report found that the 18-year-old son of a former NFL quarterback died from a heroin overdose, the Los Angeles County Coroner’s Office said. Thousand Oaks High School backup quarterback Griffen Kramer was found dead in his Agoura Hills home on Oct. 30. Friends told investigators that Kramer began foaming at the mouth while doing heroin with them. Authorities say one of his friends took him home and hoped he would sleep it off. Police have arrested five people in connection with Kramer’s death. Griffen Kramer’s father, Erik, played in the NFL for 12 years.