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Despite Epic Losses are Bears Fans Overreacting?

Despite Epic Losses are Bears Fans Overreacting?
I posed this question on  Facebook earlier in the week. The Bears season and specifically the last two weeks have been a disaster. I posed the question “Despite the losses are Bears Fans Overreacting?” The defense the last two seasons have been legendarily bad the last two seasons. The offense finished second in the NFL... Read more »

Bears Greatest Comebacks in Franchise History

Bears Greatest Comebacks in Franchise History
The Bears have had many stirring comebacks throughout their illustrious franchise history. Some have come in championship seasons, others saved an embarrassing season and some made middling seasons somewhat memorable. Here is a look at a dozen improbable Bear comebacks. Want to get notified when the Chicago Sports Lists has a new post. Here is... Read more »

Remembering 9/11 from a Personal and Sports Perspective

Remembering 9/11 from a Personal and Sports Perspective
The shock of 9/11 was the hit to this generation like Pearl Harbor was to our grand parents and the Kennedy assignation to our parents.  I was on vacation in Miami and we were originally planning on coming home on the the 11th. When we could not find a cheap flight on the 11th we... Read more »
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Bears Left With Many Questions After 34-6 Loss to Seattle

Bears Left With Many Questions After 34-6 Loss to Seattle
If the third preseason game is truly the dress rehearsal for the season, than the Bears are not ready for Broadway. Russell Wilson the the Seahawks offense shredded the Bears defense in the first half. Seattle scored on its first five possessions and dominated the rebuilt Bears defense. Going into the final preseason game the... Read more »

Were the 2013 Seahawks a better Defense than the 1985 Bears?

Were the 2013 Seahawks a better Defense than the 1985 Bears?
After dominating the most prolific passing attack in NFL history a lot of talk occurred as to just how good the Seahawks defense was in 2013.  Do they rate as the best of all time? In interviewing Seahawks Cornerback Richard Sherman, ESPN’s Ed Werder posed the question to Seattle’s defensive leader. Sherman response was that... Read more »

Bears Five Things to Watch Versus Seahawks

Bears Five Things to Watch Versus Seahawks
The third preseason game is considered the most important. It is usually the one that the starters see the most minutes. The Bears offense has a tough test early in the game. The Bears travel to Seattle to face the NFL’s best defense. Through the first two weeks of the pre-season, the Bears offense seems... Read more »
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Bears Versus Jaguars Five Things to Watch

Bears Versus Jaguars Five Things to Watch
In the preseason opening 34-28 win over the Eagles, the Bears offense continued to look as dominant as they did at the end of last season. The first team defense shut out Philly and Nick Foles and looks like it will be an improved unit in 2014. There will be many of the same storylines... Read more »

Ten Chicago Athletes that Returned Late in their Careers

Lebron James is not the first athlete to return to a franchise later in his career. Many Chicago athletes that left Chicago returned to the Windy City later in their careers. Most of these players returned on the downside of their careers. The return of a once successful and popular athlete to where they once... Read more »

Bears' Trestman Ranked 25th in Sporting News Coaching Rankings

Bears' Trestman Ranked 25th in Sporting News Coaching Rankings
In spite of completely turning the Bears offense around and changing the culture of the team, Marc Trestman has only been ranked as the 25th best coach in the NFL by the Sporting News. Two of his three NFC Central Rivals rank higher and Lovie Smith does as well (14th). The Packers Mike McCarthy was... Read more »
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Bears 14th Pick in NFL Draft has Produced Mixed Results

Bears 14th Pick in NFL Draft has Produced Mixed Results
The 2014 NFL Draft will mark the eighth time the Bears have chosen 14th in the NFL draft. The first two selections were in the second round and the last five were first round picks. The selections have produced pro-bowlers, solid players and a few busts. Eddie Michaels G Villanova 1936  Michaels was a second... Read more »