Posts tagged "Mike Ditka"

Chicago Tough Editorial: On to Death Star 5! The Ridiculous History of the Bears in San Francisco

Chicago Tough Editorial: On to Death Star 5! The Ridiculous History of the Bears in San Francisco
There are certain memories of your life as a sports fan that you push to the recesses of your mind. These are memories so painful, that your mind has developed a defense mechanism to never reveal these moments again. I’m fully convinced that 60% of these memories involve the Chicago Bears playing the San Francisco... Read more »

Chicago Tough's 12 Days of Super Bowl; The 26th Anniversary of the Chicago Bears Winning Super Bowl XX

Chicago Tough's 12 Days of Super Bowl; The 26th Anniversary of the Chicago Bears Winning Super Bowl XX
We will finish our ‘Not Really, But Sort of Really Super Bowl Moments’ tomorrow. Today, we celebrate the 26th anniversary of the greatest team in football history winning Super Bowl XX.  That’s right, our Monsters of the Midway; the Chicago Bears. I present to you a game-by-game synopsis of what transpired in that beautiful 1985... Read more »

'Twas the Night Before a Chicago Tough Christmas...

'Twas the Night Before a Chicago Tough Christmas...
‘Twas the night before a Chicago Tough Christmas, when all through the house No food was remaining, all eaten by Jerry Krause! The stockings were hung by the chimney with care In hopes that Matt Forte would return next year healthy; and hopefully a Bear. The children of Chicago; all snug in their beds Have... Read more »
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Douchebag Starter Jacket Wearing Raiders Fan from 1990 Sixth Grade Biology Class Wakes Area Man; Boasts Victory

Douchebag Starter Jacket Wearing Raiders Fan from 1990 Sixth Grade Biology Class Wakes Area Man; Boasts Victory
VERNON HILLS- A weekend of turkey, stuffing, and gravy was supposed to come to a peaceful end. However, for Tom Percell of Vernon Hills…the nightmare had just begun. “I was just like anybody else, you know.  Had a great week with the family.  Watched a lot of football…Kind of down about this Bears game, but you... Read more »

Chicago Tough Game Review: Bears 31, Eagles 26

Chicago Tough Game Review:  Bears 31, Eagles 26
I figure that since 1986 I’ve watched around 400 Bears games. Today’s game was in the Top 10 of ‘most fun’ games I’ve watched. The Bears were able to run and throw all over the Eagles.  The return game excelled.  The defense was able to contain Michael Vick and provide pressure. Let’s get to the... Read more »

Chicago Tough Viewer's Guide (4/10-4/11)

Listen, meatballs!  I’m just like you.  I’m part meatball.  You’re part meatball.  Every once and again, you need to embrace your inner meatball.  That’s the point of the site. We hate meatballs, but we love them…because we’re all part meatball. Here’s the viewing guide; abridged. SATURDAY 900-1015AM Remembering Chicago, WTTW Because you don’t remember. 1000AM-1100AM... Read more »
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