I know this post is a little late, but I just wanted to let the acquisition marinate. Wanted to write a blog about the Bears getting a pro-bowl wide receiver for the price of a hot dog. I was talking to my sister, who is a Bears fan and a mental health professional about Brandon Marshall. I told her that Marshall has been diagnosed with Borderline Personality Disorder. Her response was “Whoa! Borderline is no joke. That’s a serious diagnosis. Borderlines are the third most crazy behind schizophrenics and bi-polar.” Obviously that made me think twice about this trade. Marshall certainly has some baggage, but perhaps reuniting with Jay Cutler is enough of safety blanket to keep Marshall sane during the season. Marshall is without a doubt the most talented wide receiver the Bears have ever had. Who knows how dynamic this offense can be with a real receiving threat to go with Forte. It could be the piece that puts the Bears back in the discussion as NFC contenders. The Phil Emery era has begun and the guy is not screwing around. Made a big splash and didn’t have to dump a ton of cash on V Jax. The Bears know their window for having a dominant defense is closing as Urlacher, Briggs, and Peppers keep aging. They are doing everything to win now. It’s good to see. Bears are in “fuck you, win at all costs” mode right now.
PS: The day after the trade Jay Cutler called into the Waddle & Silvy show and just demolished Mark Silverman for saying that he was a little less excited about the Brandon Marshall trade after learning that Marshall had punched some broad in the face sunday night. Jay just boxed Silverman into the radio fetal position in about 1.2 seconds. Jay stood up for his boy and promised to keep him out of trouble and under his wing. Classic asshole Cutler. I LOVED it. Cutler might just be morphing into the definitive leader of the team before our eyes.
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Tough break here for Hurd. One minute you think you got a nice little part-time job to supplement your 3 year $4.15 million dollar contract, and the next minute you are being busted by the Feds. Now, I don’t know shit about drugs because I always had a healthy fear of my parents…and drugs pretty much freak me out, but to me buying 1000lbs of weed sounds like a lot. I don’t even want to speculate about how much cocaine he was buying because the only thing I know less about than drugs is the metric system. Some quick math shows that Hurd had agreed to buy $700,000 worth of drugs per week. No wonder he only has 8 catches on the season. Guy has an empire to run. Any way you slice it, things could not get worse for the Bears right now. They NEED Jay Cutler back and they needed him back yesterday.
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Tebow sucks. He throws an ugly ball. He’s just a running back. He didn’t win the game, the bears lost it. If Barber doesn’t run out of bounds and/or doesn’t fumble…wah wah wah. Look it Bears fans, time for some real talk here…Tebow won that game. He did. Time to just acknowledge it and move on. Yeah…Barber made two terrible plays that cost the team the game, but it wasn’t his fault. Tebow jesus-mind fucked the shit out of Barber. If you believe anything else then you are blind. Tebow and God are BFFs. Its obvious. There is no way in hell the Broncos win that game if Cutler or Forte play…so God fucked them up a little. Paving the way for Tebow. There is no other explanation. So wake the hell up. December 21st, 2012 is a year a way. I for one am not going to sit down here on Earth like a goddamn moron saying how much God’s best friend sucks at throwing when the rapture comes. So in conclusion, Tebow is great and sure seems like a nice fellow. Bears could learn a lot about faith from that game. Thanks for the opportunity of playing in God’s presence. Good luck the rest of the season. Amen.
PS: Hey Tebow…please shake hands with Jay Cutler after the game and pat Forte on the knee.
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(ESPN)–Now that quarterback Aaron Rodgers has propelled the Packers to their fourth Super Bowl title, his onetime Green Bay teammate, Brett Favre, wonders why it took so long. The iconic former Packer, speaking in a radio interview Tuesday on Atlanta’s 790 The Zone, said he always expected his previously untested understudy to become his equal in that most meaningful head-to-head statistic: Super Bowl rings. “I’m going to be honest, I was not surprised,” Favre, who won his only Super Bowl in 1997, said during the interview. “The biggest surprise to me would be that he didn’t do it sooner. Favre said he realized all along how good a quarterback Rodgers could be, and had high expectations for him in this position — in the limelight, winning his first Super Bowl in January. But he also intimated that Rodgers’ rise into elite status has been aided by a supporting cast that was better than what he when he was in Green Bay. “He’s very bright and he got a chance to watch and see successful teams do it right,” Favre said of Rodgers, who is among the league leaders this season with 12 touchdown passes and 1,325 yards passing. “And so he just kind of fell into a good situation. On top of that, he’s a good player. I don’t think there’s any pressure on him now, the talent around him is even better than when I was there.” Favre has said previously that it wasn’t his job to mentor his understudies, and had acknowledged some friction with Rodgers, but also that their relationship improved. “Aaron had a chance … even though the last couple years it’s seemed like he’s almost a rookie, he’s been around a while,” Favre said on the radio interview. “And I’d like to think that he watched, he learned, and then when he got a chance to play, he brought in his ability — which is obviously very good or they wouldn’t have drafted him in the first round.” Rodgers bided his time, then took over the starting job from Favre four years ago — three years after being drafted with the 24th overall pick in 2005. After winning over skeptical fans and media opposed to his starting, he is now as revered in Green Bay as the guy who wore No. 4 there. “I’m really kind of surprised it took him so long,” Favre said. “In the early part of last season, it hadn’t quite clicked yet, and I didn’t know it would. I just kind of figured when they hit their stride, they’re going to be hard to beat. And that’s what happened.” On Wednesday, 790 The Zone released a statement saying Favre’s comments were taken out of context by the national media.
I knew it…Aaron Rodgers sucks. Brett Favre says so. I mean Favre taught Rodgers everything he knew, handed him the keys to a Ferrari, and Rodgers played like a god damn rookie for 3+ years. What a loser Rodgers is. Favre is probably more responsible for last season’s win than anybody on the Packers.
People are all up in arms over this interview by Favre, but does Rodgers really need Favre to pump his tires? Rodgers stole the man’s job and at least 3 Superbowls from Favre. Favre has every right to be bitter.
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Well thank you Peyton Manning for taking the title of biggest bitch in the NFL away from Jay Cutler. Fans, media, and other NFL players just straight murdered Jay Cutler for months because he wasn’t able to play on an MCL that was hanging by a thread. Jay’s injury was a direct result of a gutless cheap shot by the Packers, and Peyton’s is probably from reading cue cards or looking up in the standings at Tom Brady. Where is the mob with torches and pitchforks on twitter and ESPN calling out Peyton for being soft? All I ever hear about is how smart he is and how quick his release is and how he never gets hit. Well if he didn’t get hit why is his neck sore? Sounds to me like he needs an Advil and a tempurpedic pillow. Jay Cutler is about 100 times tougher than Manning.
PS: An Indy media guy I know is saying Peyton may be out for the entire season. Let’s say that’s not true, but Manning misses more than just week 1. How many games can Manning miss before the Colts are mathematically eliminated from the playoffs? 2 games? Maybe 3?
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Today is the official unofficial first day of fall in my mind and I couldn’t be happier. I love the fall. Football is on basically every day. I can stop pretending to care about baseball. Hockey season is around the corner. I start drinking hot coffee again. Starbucks has the pumpkin spice latte. Touch football and seasonal beers at tailgates. An excuse to drink on Sundays. What’s not to like? Summer in Chicago is the greatest, but the fall is a close second. The Fall is as American as apple pie…oh yeah…APPLE PIE and spiked cider.
PS: If you call the Fall “Autumn”…you are a loser.
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