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Snap Decision? Bears Extend Garza for 2015

December 27, 2014

The Chicago Bears announced on the day after Christmas (pretty sure that means Friday because Xmas was on Thursday in 2014) signing Roberto Garza to a contract extension through the 2015 season. Meaning quarterback Jay Cutler will have a familiar face on the offensive line in 2015 (assuming he is back, which seems a fairly […]

Let’s Hear It for Bears’ Cutler? On 2nd Thought …

December 21, 2014

Sunday smorgasbord: For all those folks thinking about boycotting the Chicago Bears-Detroit Lions game at Soldier Field, please reconsider. After all, it could be the last time to boo benched quarterback Jay Cutler as a member of the Bears. And, yes, Sunday’s contest could be coach Marc Trestman’s final home game with the Bears, too. […]

Thankful for Much (Such as Bears Game to Watch)

November 27, 2014

Thanksgiving offers such wondrous possibilities. There is the gathering of families — dysfunctional and otherwise (and if you happen upon a non-dysfunctional family, congratulations for that’s a rare breed indeed). There is the food, time-honored traditional and otherwise. There are the parades (never mind that such events can send family members hundreds and thousands of […]

Missouri Football Standout Sam: I’m Gay

February 10, 2014

February 9 is a date worth noting. For one thing, it marks the introduction of The Beatles to an American audience on “The Ed Sullivan Show” in 1964. CBS aired a television special to commemorate the event on Sunday. For another thing, February 9 marks the day that Missouri defensive end Michael Sam told the […]

Jaime Edmondson’s Week 6 Picks and Pics (updated)

October 14, 2012

If it’s Sunday (which seems likely in that yesterday was Saturday), then it’s time for Jaime Edmondson’s NFL picks. And pics. The Playboy Playmate certainly makes the games more interesting. The league’s department of information (or whatever it’s called) does its best to accomplish the same goal. Of course, Jaime wins this battle overwhelmingly — […]

Bears to Learn Whether Packers Are Slackers

September 10, 2012

Monday meanderings: The Chicago Bears’ 41-21 victory over the Indianapolis Colts on Sunday (Sept. 9) at Soldier Field showed the Bears can beat a rebuilding team. With their next game being Thursday at Green Bay (which lost its opener 30-22 to the visiting San Francisco 49ers), the Bears will find out quickly whether they can […]

Impressive Figures Highlight Rush Victory

June 4, 2012

The Chicago Rush featured a number of meaningful numbers in its 73-62 Arena Football League victory against the visiting Spokane Shock on Sunday (June 3) at Allstate Arena in Rosemont. There was quarterback Russ Michna setting team records for touchdowns (nine), completions (32) and yards (412) in a game. And connecting 32-of-38 attempts isn’t too […]

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