Found December 15, 2011 on Inside the Bears:
PLAYERS: Marion Barber
TEAMS: Chicago Bears
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Fumble? What fumble? Facing a $10,000 fine for violating the NFL’s media policy, Bears running back Marion Barber reluctantly spoke to team-affiliated reporters at Halas Hall on Thursday. But he refused to address his crucial mistakes or anything related to his contribution to back-to-back losses that have crippled the Bears’ once-rosy playoff hopes. Speaking to Larry Mayer of the Bears’ web site and Zach Zaidman of the Bears’ broadcast team, Barber would only say that is ‘‘looking forward to this week … that’s really what it’s all about.’’ In the last two games, Barber made three critical errors that were …
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