Who Will Pay the Butcher’s Bill?

In 2002, the Chicago Bears were coming off of a magical season.  A fiery young defense led by burgeoning star Brian Urlacher made countless exciting plays.  The offense, led by the sturdy churning of NFC Rookie of the Year Anthony Thomas and the veteran savvy of Jim Miller did their part in what was an…

Pay No Attention To The Men Behind The Curtain

Sunday was a good day. I woke up refreshed after a good night’s sleep, secure in the knowledge that the Cubs had defied 71 years of “curses” to earn a chance at a title in baseball’s World Series.  My back, arms, and neck, sore from a long, exhausting week of doing some work conference type…

Clumsy, confident Bears looking to grow between Primetime challenges

In week one, the Bears played a resilient, crafty half of football before the talent threshold dissolved in quarters three and four.  The team wasn’t outright pounded, but there were positives in spite of the loss.  It was the type of frustrating-yet-understandable loss fans have begrudgingly acclimated themselves to as the young & rebuilding Bears…