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Jordan Howard selected to Pro Bowl

After a stellar breakout rookie season, Howard will replace the injured David Johnson in the Pro Bowl. Jordan Howard slipped to the fifth round of the draft and was all but inactive the first three weeks of the season. On Wednesday, he was named to the Pro Bowl. The Bears rookie will replace injured Arizona Cardinal back David Johnson. About time.Congrats @JHowardx24 on making...
Via Crimson Quarry
January 11, 2017  |  Discuss

Best returners in NFL history

The return touchdown can be one of the most exciting plays in professional sports because of it's momentum-changing intensity as well as the passionate call of the announcer (if watching or listening). It is time to take a look at the best kick and punt returners in NFL history.
December 12, 2016  |  Discuss

Tyreek Hill continues his impersonation of Gale Sayers

For the second time in as many weeks, Kansas City Chiefs rookie Tyreek Hill has been mentioned alongside Hall of Famer Gale Sayers. Last week, Hill became the first player since Sayers in 1965 to have a rushing touchdown, receiving touchdown and kickoff return for a touchdown in the same game. His three scores helped the Chiefs come from behind and beat the Denver Broncos in overtime...
Via The Sports Daily
December 08, 2016  |  Discuss

QUIZ: Name the players who wore the fourteen retired numbers of the Chicago Bears

The Chicago Bears are one of the oldest and most storied franchises in the NFL. Can you name the players who wore the fourteen retired numbers of the Chicago Bears? Clue: Years active
January 27, 2016  |  Discuss

So Johnny Cueto thinks he can dance

By Carson Cistulli The best part of writing about baseball? First, you get to watch baseball. Then you get to write about it. That’s how it works. The worst part? The worst part is that you can’t watch it all. No way. There’s like — add the two, carry the one — well, I’m no sabermetrician, but there’s like a lot of baseball to watch, way too much for the average human...
Via Fangraphs
August 12, 2015  |  Discuss

Chicago Bears signed Brian Piccolo 50 years ago --and he became an inspiration

Fifty years ago, the Chicago Bears had the third and fourth selections in the NFL Draft. Those choices turned into Gale Sayers and Dick Butkus, Hall of Famers. Not chosen in that draft, but signed as a free agent was Brian Piccolo, a running back from Wake Forest. Piccolo eventually became the centerpiece of one of the great sports movies -- "Brian's Song" -- which told the story...
Via FOX Sports
April 28, 2015  |  Discuss

Happy Birthday Gale Sayers

Posted to BearsHappy 71st birthday to one of the greatest running backs to step on the field. 13 total views, 13 views today The post Happy Birthday Gale Sayers appeared first on Chicago Fan Board.
Via Sports Mockery
May 30, 2014  |  Discuss

The Greatest Offensive Players in Chicago Bears History

Chicago Bears Football – First off, this article is only taking players from the last three decades, otherwise known as the modern era. No doubt, Bronco Nagurski was a stud, doing it all — running, kicking and passing as a fullback, while Sid Luckman was SID LUCKMAN, and Gale Sayers was faster than lightning for his time period. But, the game has changed since those days, so...
Via Sports Mockery
March 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Greatest Chicago Bears nicknames

As the Bears work on their golf game, or vacationing in paradise or even building the courage to sit on their couches and tune into the part of an NFL season that everyone wishes they were apart of. I thought it would be fun to do one of those New Years Top-5 countdowns. I know it’s after the fact but there’s nothing else to talk about right? So we are going to countdown the...
Via cover32 - Bears
January 09, 2014  |  Discuss

From Gale Sayers to Matt Forte: A History of Prominent Bears Running Backs

From Gale Sayers to Matt Forte: A History of Prominent Bears Running Backs The Chicago Bears have consistently been a team which makes its money on the ground. Jay Cutler and his receiving core have broken many of the passing and receiving records in the past few years, but the franchise records for rushing are still at least a few years away for running back Matt Forte; however...
Via Sports Mockery
January 06, 2014  |  Discuss
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