Please Register or Log in to Remove this Advertisement! It's the wasted time that makes me sad. I rationalize each off-season about how NEXT season will be better. I've done this for over 50 years Ric. It's a year here, and a year there, and then you wake up one day and realize it's been decades since we've won our lone Super Bowl or the exciting '63 team. I realize I'm becoming a grumpy and negative old man. But the Bears have done this to me (the Cubs too for that matter). Too many giddy hopes with new coaches, and new GMs and new McCaskeys in charge. Then the hope doesn't translate into reality and we fire 'em, and the new crop comes in and we're giddy all over again. It's an endless cyle of futility. That's EXACTLY why I'm not "crowning" this group until they win something. Sure, give Mel another shot. Hope Emery can draft defense better than the pitiful Shea McClellin pick. Hope Trestman isn't simply the offense-version of Lovie Smith. Hope, hope, hope. But at some point that hope needs to be justified with championships. I'm just sittin' here watching the parade go by, hoping something good comes by again like in 1985 and 1963.