The NFL’s ability to engage in legal tampering and official wheeling and dealing with free agents has been the only thing approaching normalcy for sports fans since the NBA announced the suspension of its season on March 11th.
While the Bears brass voice that they are in Mitch Trubisky’s corner, there is an desire to give the shaky signal-caller serious competition entering the 2020 season, something he hasn’t dealt with in his three years in Chicago.
The former 49er star came to Chicago to help announce the PlayersTV platform over the NBA all-star weekend.
Talk before this off-season was to expect a potential lockout seeing as the players lost big time in the last negotiations back in 2011. Surprisingly, a new CBA seems likely to be put into place starting this year.
Carmelo Anthony, Chris Paul, CJ McCollum and Vernon Davis are a few of the big-name investors supporting this new “Athletes in Demand” brand, which launches in March 2020 via Samsung TV Plus.
Today is an opportunity to acknowledge the fact that Kaepernick is indeed a trailblazer for the 49ers franchise as well as a forerunner for the established Black QB success all across the league.
In the NFL, no matter the odds, David only has to out-do Goliath once to advance to the next round. Looking at the 2019-20 playoff field, there are quite a few obvious “Davids” but no clear “Goliaths.”
Don’t run from your feelings, Chicago sports fans, but maybe dig a little deeper or maybe do some exploring for other sports experiences near-by that could lift one’s spirits.
Many questions face the Bears after Sunday’s game, all focus will be on what kind of drastic improvements the team can make.
It was a game that showed the world how far off the Bears are from being legitimate contenders…instead the Bears are now limping across the finish line and into an off-season where they will lick their wounds.