It does at least look—and forgive me for sounding Wannstedtian here—like the pieces are in place, or will be when a head coach is hired, to become an organization like the Packers and Patriots.
It’s no secret that sports fans lack patience and that it’s almost always about winning now – except when you are talking about the Chicago Cubs.
You can’t simultaneously hire a real general manager and reaffirm the alpha-dog status of your head coach. Not possible.
It was a great season for the Chicago Bears, but a sad week for the family that owns the legendary NFL franchise – and not because it isn’t able to root on Chicago’s favorite team this weekend in Super Bowl XLV.
Forbes calls the Bears one of the most recognizable brands in American sport. They are the only NFL team in the league’s second largest media market. And the Bears are one of only two founding […]