Found December 30, 2011 on The Fantasy Fix:
PLAYERS: Kahlil Bell
TEAMS: Chicago Bears
Kahlil Bell (See credits below) Ernest Hemingway was a grade A cut of pure manliness. The guy drove ambulances in World War I, ran with Spanish rebels, mixed it up with the intelligencia in Paris, became a legend at bars in Key West and Cuba and was the author of one of my favorite novels, "For Whom the Bell Tolls." Not totally irrelevant to these exaltations of one of the best writers — if not the best writer — in American history is a running back from the Chicago Bears who happens to share a namesake with a damn fine book.Kahlil Bell, RB, Chicago Bears: 121 yards rushing, 38 yards receivingThis guy is an interesting dude. His UCLA profile lists his hobbies as basketball, video games and dancing. Not the most intimidating litany of man I've seen, and certainly not the kind of list that would gain him entry into Ernest Hemingway's circle of friends. So no gun running between Key West and Cuba for Bell and Ernest. Not a big deal. Hemingway, unfortunately, is dead l...

Bears-Vikings prop picks (01.01.12)

Kahlil Bell is inspired to have a big game against his one-time team, the Vikings. Here is a look at hypothetical propositional wagers between the Bears and Vikings. First team to score Bears. It’s hard to pick a Bears team that has lost five straight games to score first on the road, but Minnesota is such a bad team that it’s even harder not to. First Bears player to score Robbie...

Bears have two years to win a Super Bowl

Alot of talk has been surfacing lately about Jerry Angelo's future. Retirement rumors popped up a few weeks ago and since it's been the topic of discussion in Chicago. However there hasn't been an in-depth look into the future of the franchise and the window of success the Bears are operating within. As most every would guess with this defense, this front office and...

Pre-Gamer: Bears End Season With Vikes

The Bears end their season in Minnesota on Sunday, trying to right a season that fell off a cliff. Here's what you need to know before kickoff. McCown and Bell auditioning for next season: With the Bears many injuries, third-stringers are getting serious playing time and a chance to move up to second string. Quarterback Josh McCown and running back Kahlil Bell made impressive...

Urlacher says Bears still a quality team

Brian Urlacher and Lance Briggs, two of the Bears’ defensive leaders, believe rebuilding would be foolish. Plus, two key Bears are in job audition mode in their season finale against the Vikings.

Martz questions off limits to Smith

Bears coach Lovie Smith didn’t want to talk about the future of his offensive coordinator. Martz's future is in doubt after the Bears offense has fallen off in the last half of the season.

Ex-Bear Hillenmeyer forges ahead in business after football

Former Bears linebacker considered post-game options early, earned MBA from Northwestern University's Kellogg School of Management while still on teamVeteran Bears linebacker Hunter Hillenmeyer was playing in the 2010 season opener against the Detroit Lions when he felt ill and left the field.

Briggs: Bears don't need wholesale changes

Pro Bowl linebacker says injuries to blame for derailing 'championship team'Wholesale changes at the top of the Bears organization wouldn't solve any of the team's issues in the estimation of Lance Briggs .

DaBlog Picks Contest Finale and an Explanation of the "Fantasy" Playoffs

This week is the final battle in Da Bears Blog’s picks contest as Ufficio will try to hold off the surging TracDaddy. What’s at stake? A birdhouse. A photograph. A pile of Rice Crispie treats. Who will win? Who knows… The Rules for the Finale: Both Ufficio and TracDaddy must select THREE (3) DAY games... Read more »

Briggs resends contract message, this time with levity

The past month or so has been devoid of laughter and levity around Halas Hall during the Chicago Bears’ five-game losing streak.

Reader Q&A: Dan Pompei's Bears mailbag

The Tribune's Bears columnist fields questions on free agency, Kahlil Bell, Josh McCown, Henry Melton and more in his weekly mailbag.The Tribune's Bears columnist fields questions on free agency, running back Kahlil Bell, quarterback Josh McCown, defensive tackle Henry Melton and more in his weekly mailbag.
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