Do the Chicago Bears need to consider a Forte-less future?

Matt Forte has easily been the most productive and best running back I have seen in a Chicago Bears uniform since Walter Payton. He’s willing to, and can, block. He can catch passes out of the backfield and also can line-up at receiver for the deep threat. He runs hard. His work-ethic is unmatched. He has quality vision, able to find the hole, and he’s very rarely an off...
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7 days ago  |  Discuss

See why Bears rookie RB Langford is being compared to Payton, Sayers

Bears RB Jeremy Langford now has something in common with Walter Payton and Jeremy Langford. Jeff Curry USA TODAY SportsJeremy Langford is doing all he can to help Chicago Bears fans forget about starting running back Matt Forte, who's currently sidelined with a knee injury.The rookie running back has been sensational with Forte out the past two games. In a 37-13 shellacking of the...
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15 days ago  |  Discuss

Cincinnati Bengals want Vontaze Burfict to apologize to cameraman

Cincinnati Bengals linebacker Vontaze Burfict should not plan on being a Walter Payton NFL Man of the Year Award finalist any time soon. That is because Burfict is an amazing talent but an obnoxious *******. Let’s review his football rap sheet: benched at Arizona State for committing too many personal fouls fined for attempting to injure two players by twisting their ankles after...
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23 days ago  |  Discuss

Matt Forte: Most unappreciated running back in NFL

If someone were to ask the question, "Who is the best running back in the NFL?" You would hear answers such as Adrian Peterson, Marshawn Lynch and Jamal Charles. One name that rarely gets mentioned is that of Chicago Bears running back Matt Forte. There is little doubt that almost every football fan would agree that he is a good running back but he's essentially an afterthought...
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October 23, 2015  |  Discuss

Throwback Thursday: Three Walter Payton videos every Chicago Bears fan shold see

He was maybe the best there ever was to play the position, and like so many luminaries he was taken from us far too early. Yesterday was the 31st anniversary of the day that legendary Chicago Bears running back Walter Payton broke Jim Brown’s record, as the team reminded us on Twitter: On this day in 1984, Walter Payton broke the @NFL's all-time rushing record. WATCH: http:/...
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October 08, 2015  |  Discuss

Grin and Bear It: Four Wretched Green Bay Packers Losses to Chicago

The Green Bay Packers have recently dominated the Chicago Bears, but it hasn’t always been that way. From 1985-1988 the Chicago Bears all but owned the Green Bay Packers. They beat the Packers in 8 consecutive games adding more fuel to a fiery rivalry that shows no signs of burning out soon. In the mid ‘90s, Brett Favre and the Packers went on a 10 game winning streak against...
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September 12, 2015  |  Discuss

Walter Payton's son pens open letter to Mike McCarthy about respect

Jarrett Payton, son of Chicago Bears legend Walter Payton, has responded to an incendiary comment made by Green Bay Packers head coach Mike McCarthy. Offended by McCarthy saying his Packers will "kick Chicago's a**," Payton wrote an open letter at detailing a lesson his father once taught him as a child. The son of Sweetness was six years old when he learned to treat...
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September 11, 2015  |  Discuss

NFL Network’s A Football Life returns with 14 new episodes

With a new football season ready to begin, NFL Network is ramping up its original programming for the 2015-16 campaign. In addition to its Thursday Night Football schedule plus the Sunday GameDay slate, NFL Network also has several documentary series that will air starting in September. One of NFL Network’s mainstays has been A Football Life, which will begin its fifth season on...
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August 31, 2015  |  Discuss

Oregon football names Vernon Adams the starting QB

The wait is over. After months of speculation over who will replace Heisman trophy winner Marcus Mariota, Oregon announced their two-deep depth chart earlier today and the name next to QB1 was Vernon Adams. Adams is a two-time runner up for the Walter Payton Award. Last season for Eastern Washington he threw for 3,483 yards and 35 touchdowns. His first start for the Ducks will...
August 28, 2015  |  Discuss

Vernon Adams is the best option for Oregon football

Oregon Football Vernon Adams has proved two things to the world since he decided to leave Eastern Washington for an opportunity to start for the Oregon Ducks: 1. Math can be really hard.  2. He is a tremendous quarterback and exceptional athlete. Now that the most talked about math test has been passed, Vernon Adams has officially graduated from Eastern Washington and can now...
August 27, 2015  |  Discuss

Wheaties Beer: Breakfast Of People Who Just Don’t Care Anymore

Wheaties has always been “The Breakfast of Champions”. Athletes such as Tony Gwynn, Walter Payton, and perhaps most famously Bruce Jenner have adorned the box cover and represented American values such as a balanced breakfast and athletic glory. Well, American values have changed, and the brands we know and love are changing with them. With that, I give you: Wheaties Beer. Yes...
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August 14, 2015  |  Discuss

Top 5 Walter Payton Memories

With 34 days left until the Bears take the field against the Green Bay Packers for Week 1 of the regular season, it’s time to reflect on some of the best memories from the greatest No. 34 to ever play the game of football: Walter Payton.5. The HillMany have wondered how Payton had developed such incredible stamina throughout his career and Payton believed that his “training and...
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August 10, 2015  |  Discuss

How the Monsters of the Midway have Fallen

“The Bears? They suck!” “What a pathetic franchise!” “Joke of the NFL!” “Will this team ever win a championship again?!” “Bears lose, Bears lose again…” The number of times I have seen or heard people say these things is uncountable. The Chicago Bears of the twenty-teens are a laughing stock and a joke to the sports world. The last five years have seen the Bears...
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June 30, 2015  |  Discuss

Retired WR Curtis Conway ranks the top 5 Chicago Bears of all time

Former Chicago Bears wide receiver Curtis Conway was on NFL Network's "NFL Total Access" recently, providing his take on the team's top-five players of all time. Conway kicked off his ranking with defensive end Richard Dent at No. 5. Conway and Dent shared the field for one season (1993), so he had the ideal opportunity to observe him up close."You talk about intimidating," Conway...
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June 30, 2015  |  Discuss

Photo: These two Chicago Bears fans are the best things ever

Everyone loves passionate sports fans. But it’s even better when it’s a young fan who shows their pride at such a young age. Have a look at these two awesome and adorable Bears fans, as posted by former Bear gret Walter Payton’s son on Twitter: Nic is @paytonson ‘s Matt Suhey. Best buds. @walterpayton #Bears #Sweetness — Jarrett W. Payton (@paytonsun...
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June 24, 2015  |  Discuss

Chicago Bears made arguably their best decision ever 40 years ago today

The Chicago Bears are one of the NFL’s most iconic franchises. It’s hard to argue any draft pick in franchise history was more important than this one. 40 Years Ago: Bears call Walter Payton to tell him he's their pick, 4th overall, in 1975 Draft — Darren Rovell (@darrenrovell) April 30, 2015 Wow. 40 years ago today who would have know that pick...
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April 30, 2015  |  Discuss

Tight end E.J. Bibbs' dream of playing for Bears may be fulfilled

Growing up in Chicago's south side, former Iowa State star tight end E.J. Bibbs grew up idolizing Chicago sports legends like Michael Jordan and Walter Payton, dreaming of one day playing in Soldier Field for the Bears. "I loved Walter Payton," he told the Des Moines Register. "Like all Chicago kids, I grew up wanting to play for the Bears." Bibbs' dream may just be realized this...
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April 30, 2015  |  Discuss

Matt Forte vs. Walter Payton, First Seven Years

As the Chicago Bears prepare for the 2015 season, the discussions about Matt Forte’s contract extension have already started. Forte is 29 years old, entering his eighth season in the NFL. He’ll be the sixth highest paid running back in the league to start the season with a yearly average salary of $7,600,000. This will be the final year of the deal. While the trade talks swirl...
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April 23, 2015  |  Discuss

Bad-Ass Bears: Chicago’s Meanest, Toughest and Dirtiest Football Players Ever

The Chicago Bears have a long and rich history of physical and powerful players. The Bears have nine championships, 14 retired numbers and over 30 members in the Hall of Fame (who played the major part of their career with the Bears or the Staleys). Walter Payton, Gale Sayers, Sid Luckman and so many other amazing players have graced Chicago with their legacies, but there were also...
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March 23, 2015  |  Discuss

Who is the best running back of all time? You told us

A week ago you told us that Tom Brady was the best quarterback of all time. Seven days later you have decided the man he might be handing off to as his all-time greatest running back.  Walter Payton, known also as Sweetness, edged Barry Sanders in the final, by garnering 55 percent of your votes. Payton bested Marshall Faulk, Adrian Peterson and Jim Brown to get to the final against...
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March 16, 2015  |  Discuss

5 players finalists for players' union award

WASHINGTON (AP) Previous Walter Payton Award winner Charles Tillman and four others are finalists for the Byron ''Whizzer'' White Award given annually by the NFL Players Association for community service in players' cities and hometowns. Bears cornerback Tillman, the 2013 Payton recipient as the league's Man of the Year for his charitable work, is joined by Chiefs punter Dustin...
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March 05, 2015  |  Discuss

Eagles preseason 2015 conditioning programs begin today…

It’s understood by nearly every player or wanna-be player in the NFL that once the Super Bowl parade is held in the winning team’s city, that’s your cue to start working out for the new season. A lot of guys start out easy within their own individual routines, such as medium distance bike-riding or full-court basketball played with their pals. But by this week’s end it...
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February 04, 2015  |  Discuss

The 1985 Chicago Bears Super Bowl Rings Were Amazingly Detailed

While the thoughts linger on about the fact that the Chicago Bears will be approaching 30 years without a championship when the 2015 season opens, memories continue to remain strong about that fabled 1985 team.  It’s understandable given some of the things they accomplished. Only team during a 16-game seasons to score more than 400 points and surrender less than 200. Led the...
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February 03, 2015  |  Discuss

That one crazy time the Chicago Bears drafted the best running back ever

40 years ago today, the Chicago Bears made Walter Payton the fourth overall pick in the 1975 NFL Draft… 40 years ago today, #Bears selected Jackson State RB Walter Payton with the 4th overall pick of the 1975 NFL Draft. — Zach Zaidman (@ZachZaidman) January 28, 2015 The rest as they say, was history. Payton rushed for 16,726 career yards, scored 125 touchdowns and was elected...
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January 28, 2015  |  Discuss

Report: Star FCS Quarterback Vernon Adams Visiting Oregon This Weekend

Oregon obviously has a huge hole to fill at quarterback with Heisman Trophy winner Marcus Mariota moving on to the NFL. There have been recent rumors that the Ducks could be looking to add a graduate transfer, namely FCS star Vernon Adams of Eastern Washington, to the fold to compete for the starting quarterback job.  Adams has denied those rumors, but a report today from Jen Beyrle...
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January 28, 2015  |  Discuss
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