Posts in category "Interviews"

An interview with Chicago Bears veteran kicker Robbie Gould

An interview with Chicago Bears veteran kicker Robbie Gould
Anyone who knows me also knows that I am not just a Chicago Bears fan but a huge football fan in general. I regularly watch three to four games each week during the season and have had some awesome opportunities over the years to have been able to work with some of my favorite players.... Read more »

Chicago Bears kicker Robbie Gould on football and philanthropy

Chicago Bears kicker Robbie Gould on football and philanthropy
All too often, national news regarding NFL players has to do with scandal and controversy. Locally we hear about our hometown heroes doing good deeds in the community, but rarely do those stories get the recognition they deserve on a national level. But I enjoy taking the focus away from arrests, suspensions and domestic altercations... Read more »

From riches to rags and back: My interview with Peter Lalich

From riches to rags and back: My interview with Peter Lalich
Remember his name; for Peter Lalich is probably the best quarterback you’ve never heard of. And if you have heard of him, it’s likely because of Yahoo! and other feel-good stories. But I recently interviewed Lalich and am here to tell you, Bears fans, Chicago should consider taking a flyer on the kid. It’s even... Read more »
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Despite injuries, Alshon Jeffery says rookie season has been positive

Despite injuries, Alshon Jeffery says rookie season has been positive
In an effort help solve the Chicago Bears’ seemingly fated struggles at the wide receiver position, freshman general manager Phil Emery brought in a total of four wideouts prior to the 2012 season; most notable, of course, was three-time Pro Bowler, and former Jay Cutler teammate, Brandon Marshall. In the second round of the 2012... Read more »

Bears' rookie TE Evan Rodriguez believes he's a mismatch for any defense

Bears' rookie TE Evan Rodriguez believes he's a mismatch for any defense
I had the opportunity to have a chat with the Bears’ 2012 fourth-round Draft selection, and rookie TE, Evan Rodriguez today, and was impressed with what he had to say. But, of course, Evan knows that saying the right thing will only get him so far, and he’s looking to prove to both the Bears... Read more »

Talking With a Chicago Bears Legend

Pro Football Hall of Famer Dick Butkus was one of the most feared linebackers in history. But today, he’s focusing his attention on tackling another important subject; helping to spread the word about the dangers of steroid abuse. Butkus may no longer display his passion on the gridiron, but it still burns brightly when it... Read more »
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Jay Cutler Finally Speaks Out on Criticism

Getty Images Bears QB Jay Cutler finally broke his silence on Friday, telling Sean Jensen of the Chicago Sun-Times “I was gone, and I stayed away from it all. But I can’t say it didn’t bother me that people questioned my toughness and desire to play.” Jensen was able to secure an exclusive with Cutler; something few have... Read more »

Lovie Smith: "I feel great about the extension"

Newly extended Bears head coach Lovie Smith was the first speaker at the NFL Combine this morning and naturally, questions started with the news of his two-year contract extension. Smith deflected praise for the playoff season to his players. “The hard work put in by our players and coaches put me in position to get... Read more »

Vikings Will Make Every Attempt to Host the Bears at the Metrodome

Everyone was quick to blame the Bears’ current “luck-streak” as the likely culprit responsible for the Metrodome roof collapse on Saturday night. Let’s face it, if the Bears’ and Vikings’ Monday Night Football game could not be played at home, and were moved to, say, Detroit, the Viking to Bear fan ratio would likely be... Read more »
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Q&A With Minnesota Vikings Columnist Dan Zinski

It’s a big week here in Chicago as the 5-3 Bears host the 3-5 Vikings at Soldier Field for their first of two games this season. Both teams desperately need a win to keep their playoff hopes alive, admittedly the Vikings more so than the Bears. So, to get an inside look at what’s going... Read more »