Posts tagged "Monday Night Football"

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 »

Jon Gruden Just Had the Best Sandwich He's Ever Tasted in the History of the National Football League

Jon Gruden Just Had the Best Sandwich He's Ever Tasted in the History of the National Football League
by Jon Gruden I know many people spend time writing in editorial/op-ed sections about the Middle East, health care, mid-term elections, local politics, etc. But let me tell you…about something I just tasted…I’m telling you right now, this is the best sandwich I’ve ever had in my life. To think that there were other sandwiches... Read more »

Chicago Tough Podcast: Bears/Rams Reaction, NFL Week 3, NFL Week 4 Picks, and a visitor from Atlanta!

Chicago Tough Podcast: Bears/Rams Reaction, NFL Week 3, NFL Week 4 Picks, and a visitor from Atlanta!
This week we got a surprise visit from Naj at www.hawks101.com.  Naj is from Atlanta and well-versed in the NFL. Tonight, we went over the Monday Night Football debacle…Cutler, Vick…every game…every game next week…shoot, I think we solved the world’s problems. It’s a long podcast…but it might’ve been our best one.  Thanks to Naj for... Read more »
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Letter to the Editor- Magnus of Oslo "This is Not Viking Weather!"

Letter to the Editor- Magnus of Oslo "This is Not Viking Weather!"
(This was originally posted prior to the Bears/Vikings matchup in late 2010…as you can see…it was ‘cold’) Dear Editor, My name is Magnus of Oslo.  I am an original Viking from the 10th century.  I mean I’m a real (expletive) Viking. Not one of those ditzes on Halloween who wears pigtails and drinks from a horn…but... Read more »

Chicago Bears Postgame: Bears 40, Vikings 14

Chicago Bears Postgame: Bears 40, Vikings 14
Well, the Bears sewed up their fourth divisional crown since 2001 and their 10th since 1984. If my calculations are correct, this will be their 24th playoff appearance since the start of NFL Title games in 1933. Alex and I talked about the following on our podcast…which can be found on itunes by searching ‘chicago... Read more »

TCF Stadium Unable to Hold All Metrodome Ticket Holders; To Charge $20 Overdraft Fee

TCF Stadium Unable to Hold All Metrodome Ticket Holders; To Charge $20 Overdraft Fee
MINNEAPOLIS- The location for Monday night’s tilt between the Chicago Bears and Minnesota Vikings is nearing an end. Officials stated late Wednesday that TCF Stadium, the football home of the University of Minnesota, will be used as a replacement site for the game. What is unclear is how the 64,000 ticket holders for Monday night’s game... Read more »
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God Forgives Michael Vick After Six Touchdown Performance

God Forgives Michael Vick After Six Touchdown Performance
HEAVEN- Philadelphia Eagles quarterback and convicted dog fighting organizer Michael Vick received the pardon he always wanted. Last night, Vick threw for four touchdowns and ran for two touchdowns en route to the Eagles 59-28 thrashing of the Washington Redskins. Late yesterday evening, God parted the clouds and informed Michael Vick that his years of running an... Read more »

Chicago Tough Picks of the Week (10/8-10/9)

I’ve had enough!  No wonder people have to go to Gamblers Anonymous. I don’t use money to gamble.  I’m too poor.  I just gamble with my credibility…which has now I lost all my money. Now I’ve got to sit with Phyllis George for an hour? Shoot me! been shot to hell. Here’s what happened last... Read more »

Game Thoughts: Packers at Bears (9/28)

In 1980, the Chicago Bears and Green Bay Packers met in a game that featured the oddest finish in NFL history. Chester Marcol, the Packers kicker, picked up his own blocked field goal and ran it in for the deciding score in a 12-6 Green Bay victory. That one is pretty tough to beat. But... Read more »
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Devin Aromashodu Excited to be Bears' All-Time Greatest Receiver for the Next 14 Days

BOURBOUNNAIS- Bears fans can hardly contain themselves.  Devin Aromashodu, one of the greatest receivers in NFL history since Jerry Rice, arrived at Chicago Bears camp late Wednesday to the shouts and screams of his biggest fans.  The 6′ 2″ wideout, who made his name during a late season surge, says he is primed to add... Read more »
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