Found December 14, 2011 on Football Nation:
A few days ago, my five year old son asked me why I liked the Chicago Bears. I felt like looking him in the eye and saying: "You know what son, I don't anymore. The way they have been playing recently has left me with a hole in my heart. We were gonna make the playoffs, son. And then stupid Jay Cutler went and got a boo boo on his thumb, and Matt 'I better get paid' Forte hurt his knee. Mike Martz still doesn't know what he's doing, and Marion Barber is a....." That's not exactly what I said, and by this time my son was back watching Spongebob, and really didn't care why Daddy looked so sad. And I definitely didn't say anything about Marion Barber. Because, unlike almost everybody else in the entire universe, I feel no animosity towards Marion Barber.  And here's why. Unless I am correct, didn't Marion Barber score the Bears' only touchdown last Sunday against the Broncos? So, I would be right in thinking that we were only in...

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And Sunday’s winner in the Bears-Seahawks game is....

seahawks at bears Time: Noon. Line: Bears by 31/2. Records (overall/ATS): Bears 7-6/7-6; Seahawks 6-7/8-5-1. Outlook: Bears thrive on adversity — with everyone leaving them for dead and the Marion Barber episode, they’ll have a laser focus today. Pick: Bears 17, Seahawks 10. …

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