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George McCaskey

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  • Why McCaskey should love Cutler's contract

    Why McCaskey should love Cutler's contract
    A week after we learned the Bears had agreed to pay Jay Cutler as if he were a franchise quarterback instead of a guy with one playoff win, if I’m George McCaskey, I’m liking the seven-year, $126 million jackpot. I wouldn’t be happy...
  • Playoff football helps heal tornado-torn town

    Playoff football helps heal tornado-torn town
    SPRINGFIELD — With about six minutes left in Saturday's IHSA Class 5A football semifinal against Washington, Sacred Heart-Griffin faced first-and-goal from the 2. The Cyclones led 44-14 and were just 6 feet from hitting 50. For four straight...
  • Urlacher calls Bears' offer 'insulting'

    Urlacher calls Bears' offer 'insulting'
    It didn't have to end this way. Not in Brian Urlacher's eyes. The eight-time Pro Bowl middle linebacker and future Hall of Famer yearned to be a Bear for life. He wanted to walk off Soldier Field on his terms. When the Bears sent out a news release...
  • Bears lose 6th straight against Packers, who clinch NFC North

    Bears lose 6th straight against Packers, who clinch NFC North
    Minutes after Brandon Marshall said everyone involved with the Bears offense should be held accountable, he darted out of the Soldier Field locker room, leaving behind his sad-looking Charlie Brown Christmas tree. There will be no NFC North crown...
  • McCaskeys intend to hold onto Bears

    McCaskeys intend to hold onto Bears
    Bears Chairman George McCaskey is adamant his family has no intention of ever stepping away from the franchise founded in 1920. But keeping control could be tricky. George's mother, Virginia Halas McCaskey, 90, has controlled the team since 1983, when...
  • Reader Q&A: Dan Pompei's Bears mailbag

    Reader Q&A: Dan Pompei's Bears mailbag
    What are your (early) projections for Alshon Jeffery? How will he fare in the new offense? -- @ken d mccarthy, from Twitter I will be surprised if Jeffery does not take a significant step forward in his second season.  He is a pretty special talent. I...
  • If Bears actually respected Urlacher, they'd have made a decision already

    If Bears actually respected Urlacher, they'd have made a decision already
    It’s this simple: If Brian Urlacher can play, then the Bears should sign him. If he can't, then they shouldn’t. Any questions? The reality appears to be the Bears don’t believe their Hall-of-Fame-bound middle linebacker can play. OK....
  • A vote for giving the Bears more help

    The NFL’s competition committee had an idea that the Bears should like but don’t. The committee recommended increasing offseason rosters from 80 players to 90 as a way of developing more talent. Nothing wrong with that, right? A chance to...
  • Tice's exit would just add to the Bears' sitcom

    Tice's exit would just add to the Bears' sitcom
    If Mike Tice leaves to coach the Oakland Raiders,the Bears would have all kinds of bad news. Or, looking at it another way, the Bears would have all kinds of typical Bears news. The Bears thought they were looking for just a passing game coordinator/...
  • Doesn't sound like Emery knows how to judge a coach

    Doesn't sound like Emery knows how to judge a coach
    Phil Emery got so revved up that he forgot reality. No, wait, ¬†Emery didn’t get revved up at his introductory news conference. Emery seems incapable of getting revved up. So, maybe Emery was just so focused on offering snappy catchphrases about...