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Bears Backer is THE Blog For Any Chicago Bears Fan

Bears Backer (Est. in May 2008) is a blog site that delivers the freshest Chicago Bears articles. It keeps you up to date on everything Bears related, including the latest trades, injuries, signings and anything else about the team can be found here on Bears Backer.

About the writer:
Jake Perper: Writer/Founder- Jake grew up in Ft. Myers, FL far away from Chicago, but his parents quickly brought him onto the windy city sports scene. Originally from Chicago, his parents taught him the ways of the Bears, Bulls and Blackhawks soon after birth.

He created Bears Backer in 2008. a year after starting his journalism career at Bleacher Report. He has written for Andy Benoit's NFL Touchdown, NFL.com's Blog Blitz, About Sports, Gridiron Grit and The X Log.

In the spring of 2013, Jake graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Sport Management from the University of Tampa. He served as a play-by-play broadcaster and writer for the sports information department at UT (2010-13).

He currently covers high school sports for the Tampa Bay Times. He has worked in the same capacity for the Tampa Tribune (2011, 2014-16) and Naples Daily News (2013-14). He also covered the Arena Football’s Tampa Bay Storm (2012) as a team insider. Jake was a sports intern for WGN-TV in 2012.

Currently, Jake writes and runs his latest creation Prep Sports Scouting (Est. 2015) where he breaks down game film and publishes in-depth feature stories on the most talented recruits around the country.

Jake has been a regular guest on Sirius (210) and XM 87 Scout Fantasy Sports over the last three seasons. He’s also appeared on ESPN 1310 AshevilleThe Pulse Network, Chicago SportsLand Radio, 88.3 FM The Hawk and WUTT Radio in Tampa. His articles have appeared in the USA TodaySEC TodayFox SportsCSN ChicagoFuse.tv and Yahoo Sports.

Check out all of Jake's work (Resume) at http://jakeperper.weebly.com and at http://about.me/jakeperper. Feel free to email Jake at bearsbacker@live.com if you have any questions about the Bears, football or just want to chat. Bear Down!

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