Bears Coaching Changes Continue

An unexpected number of coaching changes are taking place with the Chicago Bears. The latest rumored change came on Tuesday January 31 when Alex Marvez of SiriusXM radio tweeted the following about Special Teams assistant Coach Richard Hightower. If Hightower

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Chicago Bears Free Agents – Decisions Coming Soon

Among the things the Chicago Bears must do in the coming weeks is determine which of their own free agents they should re-sign for 2017 and maybe beyond. With an estimated $58,711,446  in salary cap space available, the eighth most in the

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Senior Bowl Wish List

This year’s Reese’s Senior Bowl has had me looking for a wishing star every night. All week long I watched practices on the NFL Network and finally the game on January 28th and  added players to my wish list. Some

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Tribute to Tillman

This tribute to Charles “Peanut” Tillman was originally published in September of 2014, a few days after he played his final game for the Chicago Bears. When author Aldo Gandia posted it on twitter, Mr. Tillman wrote back expressing his

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Top Ten Chicago Bears From 2000 to 2015

Producing this video on the top ten Chicago Bears players from 2000 to 2015 was a tonic for the recent suffering we’ve seen on the football field. Watching players like Mike Brown, Charles Tillman and Matt Forte display their artistry

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Michelada Recipes

Three things I want you to know: I am Latino Me gusta la cerveza (I LIKE beer) I’ve lived through a hangover or two (thousand) Given that information you would think I had heard of a Michelada. Nope. Clearly, my life

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The People vs O.J. Simpson – A Review

Aldo Gandia will occasionally step away from following football to look at movies and TV shows. When he finds something he thinks you might enjoy, he takes to his keyboard. In his mind, The People vs O.J. Simpson is worthy

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Dave Duerson’s Story

Note: This post originally appeared in November of 2015, before the release of the movie. It has not been updated. On February 17, 2011, Antoinette Sykes received a text from her fiancée Dave Duerson that alarmed her: “My dear Angel, I

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Dick Butkus Did Not Kill Chuck Hughes

No. He did not. Dick Butkus of the Chicago Bears did not kill Lions wide receiver Chuck Hughes. But, for many years, I thought that the ferocious middle linebacker of the Chicago Bears, who seemingly hit opposing players with an

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Lagers & Ales – What’s The Difference?

Here at the Barroom our primary focus is football. It’s also our secondary and tertiary focus. But, beer is on our minds as often as it’s in our mouths – and that’s a lot. We occasionally ask Santiago Docksin to

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