Lance Briggs Legacy 0

This story was originally published on November 25th. It has been updated to reflect the recent decision to put Lance Briggs on injured reserve The Chicago Bears have just announced that they have place Lance Briggs on the season ending

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NFCN Player of the Week – Throwback 11 0

Eddie Lacy!! In a game where the great Aaron Rodgers “only” had a QB rating of 109.7, running back Eddie Lacy was the dynamic workhorse the Packers needed in their 24-21 road victory over division rival Minnesota. The “Packers’ Punisher” had 125 rushing

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Bears Win Lovie Bowl 0

It’s as if the Chicago Bears were still being coached by Lovie Smith. The offense – for most of the game – looked as weak as a Todd Collins out pass and the defense was creating turnovers, making big stops

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Lovie Smith & Chicago 0

There’s a lot of affection coming from present and former Bears players towards one Lovie Smith. The former head coach of the Chicago Bears was fired after a 10-6 season and a 81-63 career record. Chicago Sun-Times reporter Adam Jahns interviewed

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NFCN Player of the Week – Throwback 10 0

By this point of the season, Packers fans must be getting alcohol poisoning with all the toasts going to Aaron Rodgers. Yes, he’s won another Player of the Week Award and the only question is should Rodgers smile so often

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Trading Jay Cutler 0

Every Chicago football fan has given it at least a minute of thought: trading Jay Cutler Whatever hope fans had of Cutler leading the team to a Super Bowl has transformed into a toxic mix of anger and disappointment. Cutler

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NFCN Player of the Week – Throwback 9 0

A quarterback tossing six touchdown passes in one half of football certainly deserves the honor of  NFC North Barroom Player of the Week. Right? Well, what if the quarterback is playing against the most inept defense in the National Football

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Bears Humiliate Chicago 0

Well, I’ve finally hit stage five. The five stages of grief are denial, anger, bargaining, depression and acceptance. It’s a psychological model developed by some shrink when she observed how people dealt with knowing death was imminent, either for that person or

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Movie Review: Nightcrawler

Even before I worked in the news media for ten years, I had always been interested in movies and television shows that dealt with the news gathering industry. Among my favorites are: His Girl Friday (1940) – An unprincipled news

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NFCN Mid-Year Awards – 2014 0

Last week we honored the NFC North Offensive Players at the mid-point part of the year (you can find that here). This week we jump to the defensive side. Let me know who you think I left off. Here are our

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