Originally posted on Football Nation  |  Last updated 12/13/12
It’s very rare that a Lovie Smith coached team has a player make national headlines with comments through the press. Then again, there has not been a player with the clout that wide receiver Brandon Marshall carries in Chicago during Smith’s nine seasons as head coach.In the Bears press conference after a light walkthrough practice at Halas Hall on Wednesday, Marshall may have created those headlines with comments about the Bears opponent on Sunday, the Green Bay Packers.“I do not like the Green Bay Packers,” Marshall said. “I am not going to use the word hate, but I really dislike the Green Bay Packers and their players.”Marshall has already set the Bears single-season record with 101 receptions -- besting Marty Booker’s mark of 100. With 1,342 receiving yards, he needs just 59 more to crumble Marcus Robinson’s 1999 mark of 1,400 yards.The Packers have been the one team that has success in shutting down Marshall this season. In the week 2 23-10 loss at Lambeau Field, Marshall was l...
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