Ryan’s Super Bowl XVLIII Preview

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As another wild and unpredictable football season comes to a close this Sunday, NFL commissioner Roger Goodell has  to be licking his chops with the feast fans will receive this Super Bowl XLVIII. On one side you have the face of the league and arguably the greatest quarterback of this generation in Peyton Manning, on the […]

Hero & Zero of the Week

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SO for this week’s ZERO, we’ll go with Saints receiver Marques Colston.   I’m sure all of you saw the absurd play to end their playoff loss to Seattle.  ALL he has to do is step out of bounds, at about the Seattle 35 yard line, and the Saints have at least one more play to […]

Bears Final Grades

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The Chicago Bears came into the 2013 season with a new idenity  and a lot of question marks; while some of those questions have been answered ,some still need to be adressed. Bears head coach Marc Trestman and general manager Phil Emery held a press confrence on Thursday to address the media after the season […]

Bears Come Up Just Short of NFC North Crown

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The Chicago Bears had the Green Bay Packers right where they wanted them, it was fourth-and-8 from the Bears’ 48-yard line with 46 seconds left, and the Bears leading 28-27 in a winner take all battle for the NFC North and a chance to host a playoff game. Meanwhile in the Packer huddle, Aaron Rodgers […]

Worst of the Bears – Packers Showdown – 12/21/96

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At great personal risk, and against the advice of counsel, we bring you one of the best worst episodes of the cult classic Bears-Packers Showdown. We go back to Christmas Eve of 1996. The Packers were on their way to a date with New England in Super Bowl XXXI, and the Bears finished the season […]

Bears Control Playoff Destiny Against Eagles

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Just a few short weeks ago, the Chicago Bears’ playoff hopes seemed to be over after two straight losses to the Rams and the Vikings. To make matters worse, the Bears were playing without starting quarterback Jay Cutler and starting linebacker Lance Briggs. Fast forward to week 16, the Bears now find themselves atop the […]

Bears Face Dual Rushing Threat in Washington

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The Chicago Bears have seen the standings and are aware that the Washington Redskins have gotten off to a 1-4 start and are 0-2 at home. They have also seen the stat sheets and  have heard the critics say Robert Griffin III is not the same player since having surgery to repair a torn ACL […]

Bears Get Taste of Their Own Medicine in the “D”

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The first three games of the season, the Bears had 11 takeaways which were converted into 44 points, tops in both categories this season in the NFL. Sunday in Detroit, the shoe was on the other foot. The Lions scored 17 points off four Bears turnovers, which led to their 40-32 win at Ford Field. […]

Bears Look to Continue Winning Ways in Detroit

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While the Chicago Bears new look offense has received most of the press, the Bears ball hawking defense has been up to their old tricks as they look to improve to their first 4-0 start in seven years. Not bad for a team who lost the face of their franchise in the offseason. The Bears […]

The Pitts-burger and the Doubleheader

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Last weekend I traveled to the Steel City for the first time in nearly thirty years. A few weeks ago, at the invitation of a good friend, I was offered an opportunity to attend the Steelers- Bears game that took place this past Sunday night. Having never been to the new Heinz Field, I vowed […]

Trestman Hints At Roster Cuts, Additions At Final Preseason Game

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It really wasn’t the score that mattered in the Bears’ 18-16 loss at Soldier Field Thursday night in their final preseason game. Nor did it matter that the Bears went 2-2 this preseason. What really mattered at steamy Soldier Field, to the 46,932 attending the game, and most of all, to Head Coach Marc Trestman […]

Bears Bolster Offense With Free Agents Bennett and Bushrod

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Just like the Bears training center is under construction this offseason, so is the team It wasted no time during free agency jumping into the pool of available players by signing a Pro Bowl offensive tackle in Jermon Bushron, a former Saint, and Martellus Bennett who migrates from Broadway to the Second City. The could […]

Chicago Bears’ Brandon Marshall on the Packers Rivalry

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It’s been quite some time since there was a player in a Bears uniform that made going to the weekly media sessions fun and entertaining. Brandon Marshall has been outspoken, usually choosing his words carefully, but providing good fodder for the media. Last week, he insinuated that there were players in the NFL using Viagara […]

Worst of the Bears-Packers Showdown – 1/6/1998

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with “Packer” Dave, Len Ackerman, Steve Kohn, and Bob Greenberg. Here’s a treat for all of you who live, breathe, eat, and sleep football.  Otherwise, you would not be listening to this travesty of broadcast journalism.  But if you can’t get enough NFL, and Packer football, this recently unearthed treasure has interviews with not one, […]

Worst of The Bears-Packers Showdown – 10/8/2002

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In memory of our late friend Bob Greenberg, we present a vintage episode of the Bears-Packers Showdown.  We refrain from calling it classic, because there was nothing classic about this show.  It represents everything that can and will go wrong during a radio broadcast.  Bad audio levels, mistimed sound effects, and the participants talking all […]