Joniak’s Journal

Jason Campbell.  (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

Joniak’s Journal: Time For Campbell To Play Like A No. 1

It is far from a shock that Lovie Smith turns to his No. 2 to play like a No. 1 Monday night in San Francisco. Aside from landing a No. 1 receiver, it was first-year general manager Phil Emery’s mission to land a number two quarterback during free agency.

670 The Score–11/16/2012

Andre Johnson. (Photo by Scott Halleran/Getty Images)

Joniak’s Journal: Hard To Believe This Is ‘Biggest’ Game In Texans History

Andre Johnson feels Sunday night’s showdown with the Bears at Soldier Field, may be the “biggest” game in the decade long history of the franchise.

WBBM Newsradio–11/08/2012

Charles Tillman

Joniak’s Journal: Tillman Is ‘The King Of Thieves’

It’s telling that before being named NFC defensive player of the week in consecutive games for his performance against Jacksonville and Detroit, Charles Tillman had not been recognized for his work since 2005.

CBS Chicago–10/25/2012

Julius Peppers rushed Matthew Stafford last year at Soldier Field. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Joniak’s Journal: Get Ready For ‘Black & Blue’ Football Vs Lions

“Bad blood” exists between the Bears and Lions, simple as that. Short memories and short fuses in a powder keg environment could lead to some entertaining and interesting confrontations.

WBBM Newsradio–10/16/2012

Patrick Mannelly

Joniak’s Journal: Mannelly Playing In 216th NFL Game Sunday

In his 216th NFL game Sunday against the Indianapolis Colts, Patrick Mannelly begins a record 15th season with the Bears.

CBS Chicago–09/05/2012