The road of the regular season is paved with some really tough opponents for the Bears, they need to take advantage of the easier teams, such as Washington.
Things are different this year, where the Bears are the hunted but they seemingly don’t have the typical swag of a year ago…stealing a victory like that after a embarrassment in Week 1 must feel like a lift for the whole team.
Deciding the best HU, one of the most storied school-wide rivalries in all of HBCU culture, provides a delicious primary story line this year for one of the most well-established “Classic” games.
This is a huge week for head coach Matt Nagy and quarterback Mitchell Trubisky, they have a lot to prove. The challenge will be extremely tough playing a familiar face in Broncos head coach Vic Fangio.
This celebratory opener against hated rival Green Bay was supposed to be the beginning of something special, what played out was more of a massive flop, or something from a horror movie.
Tonight marks the first time Bears fans will get to see what a promising young core can do playing against one of their bitter rivals. Make no mistake, the NFC North will be tough and likely the winner will be the team that wins in the division early and often.
It is time for professional leagues to start listening to the players and consider the idea of legalizing medical marijuana just like a few federal states have for everyday usage.
Usually at this time their are a few headlines, simply speculation on some players health at the least. This year is different because everything to this point is indicating the team will be healthy and confident for Week 1. In all likelihood, cut day will be one of the biggest newsworthy days for the Bears since the start of training camp.
Andrew Luck’s shocking retirement is another example of how many pro athletes are choosing health and longevity amidst the mounting physical and mental pressure they face in today’s game.
Head coach Matt Nagy has elected to rest all his starters and key players for the second year in a row and will leave the back end of the roster to play against the Colts…plenty of young players and players fighting to make the roster will get extended playing time to impress.