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You know what would be really cool? For the Chicago tie to the Super Bowl to be that the Bears would be in it.
You know what’s not really cool? Reality.
The Bears are on the outside looking in. Instead of preparing for an epic battle in New Orleans, most players are probably busy handing out Super Bowl party invites.
And even though some of those players are living it up in Hawaii for the Pro Bowl festivities, at the end of the day, no one really gives a rat’s ass about the Pro Bowl.
That’s actually a proven scientific fact. Google it.
Anyways, the moral of this story is that instead of being in the brightest spotlight the sport has to offer on Super Bowl Sunday, the Bears and their fan base will once again be forced to watch begrudgingly.
Hopefully there are at least a few good commercials to provide comic relief.
All the players and the fans can do now is hope that Phil Emery and Marc Trestman have enough up their sleeves to change the scenario in 12 month’s time.
In the mean tim...
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