Bad News Bears: It's a culture
Between Brian Urlacher's steady stream of complaints about how the players and coaches are treated harshly by the Chicago fans and media, and Devin Hester's quasi-retirement threat in the wake of Lovie Smith's firing, I think I have a better idea of what ails the mediocre Bears. They've got a locker room that needs to grow up a bit and take some accountability.
It's not always somebody else's fault. The NFL is a bottom-line business in 32 different markets, and in Chicago,
the success rate has not been high enough the past two years. So people have lost some jobs because of it.
That's on everyone who calls themselves Bears and gets a paycheck from the team. Not just the fans and the media.
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