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The Onion released the first episode of their new satirical series called “Tough Season” which pokes fun at Fantasy Football and HBO’s Hard Knocks. The pilot episode focuses on fantasy manager Brad Blevins and stars Chicago Bears running back Matt Forte. It appears that Lenovo is sponsoring the shorts which is why Larry Fitzgerald, Andrew Luck, Mason Crosby and Alfred Morris will have cameos in later episodes. I think of this as a shorter version of The League and it is absolutely fantastic. I can’t wait for future episodes.
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Chicago Bears wide receiver Brandon Marshall was given an excused four-day absence from the team, head coach Marc Trestman said after practice. “This was a planned-out miss today for personal reasons,” Trestman said, via the Chicago Tribune. “I let him go for personal
Brandon Marshall is taking a four-day absence from the Chicago Bears.
The absence of Marshall was per-approved by head coach Marc Trestman.
“This was a planned-out miss today for personal reasons,” Trestman said via the Chicago Tribune. “I let him go for personal reasons. But something that has been part of the off season plan since started training camp.”
We reported earlier that Brandon Marshall isn’t happy with the way the Bears have reacted to his hip still bothering him.
It turns out though, that Marshall took a leave of absence to have his hip examined after undergoing offseason surgery about seven months ago.
Why is Brandon Marshall taking 4 days away from the #Bears? It's his previously scheduled follow-up appointment...
The Chicago Bears weren't afraid to think outside the box when they hired coach Marc Trestman.
They stretched boundaries. They hopped the border.
They lured him back to the NFL from Canada with the hope that he could connect with quarterback Jay Cutler and inject some life into a stagnant offense while leading the Bears to the playoffs after they missed out for the fifth time...
Brandon Marshall was one of the best wide receivers in the league last season, prompting praise across the NFL and high selections in fantasy drafts everywhere. He enters the year with hefty expectations, but there are concerns involving his lingering hip injury. While he's currently on a four-day hiatus from the team, during which he'll have his hip re-examined, Marshall...
Brandon Marshall has been slow to return from a hip injury, and the Bears wide receiver is reportedly upset with the Chicago Bears because “the organization is not taking his hip injury seriously.”
Adam Schefter is reporting that Marshall is upset that the Bears are not listening to his concerns.
WR Brandon Marshall is upset Bears have not taken his concerns about his hip injury...
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Marshall had a stellar first season in Chicago, but is now a bit disgruntled after having off-season hip surgery. Marshall first told reporters he was 100%, but is now angry with the Bears because he feels the organization is...
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