Despite elements of negativity in their win over the Giants, the Bears are now one of 10 NFL teams to start the year 2-0 after Sunday’s action. Never, ever apologize for victories in the NFL, no matter how ugly they are.
The Giants aren’t a very imposing team, which should allow the Bears early opportunities to seize control of the game like in the opener, though those opportunities weren’t seized upon.
This game won’t be recorded in the annals of NFL history, but it was entertaining nonetheless. How the heck did the Bears win that game?
The main challenge for 2020 is trying to get players to develop and improve during a season stripped down by a pandemic. Coaching is going to matter a lot this year and more so than in average years.
Lots of questions need to be answered and plenty must be proven for both sides in this unique opener with no preseason lead-up.
Though more attributable to a fear of financial forfeiture than the righting of a moral compass, this decision to re-brand Washington illustrates how this current age of heightened sensitivity toward social injustice can unravel even the most stubborn threads of tradition.
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.