1. Kerry Wood Signing with Chicago Cubs: An Offer That Theo Epstein Couldn't Refuse

    In the NFL, they hand out yellow flags for interference. In Chicago, it is hailed as a great move. Such is the love affair known as the Kid K phenomenon with the Cubs ...

    Bob Warja Written by Bob Warja about over 3 years ago 706 reads 2 comments

  2. Chicago Bears: Why Tim Ruskell Is Not a Viable Candidate for GM

    If the Bears hire Tim Ruskell to be the permanent replacement for the ousted Jerry Angelo, I'm going to hold my breath until I turn blue and orange...

    Bob Warja Written by Bob Warja about over 3 years ago 1,138 reads 4 comments

  3. 2012 NFL Mock Draft: Chicago Bears Predictions for All 7 Rounds

    This is the fourth mock draft I've written and each time, the names change to protect the innocent. Actually, there are more choices to consider now that Jerry Angelo has been relieved of his GM position...

    Bob Warja Written by Bob Warja about over 3 years ago 9,248 reads 39 comments

  4. Chicago Bears: Power Ranking the 14 Free Agents

    With so many needs facing the Chicago Bears both for the immediate and long-term future, it is imperative that they don't create more holes by letting their own best free agents walk away...

    Bob Warja Written by Bob Warja about over 3 years ago 6,818 reads 6 comments

  5. The Theo Epstein and Jed Hoyer Rebuilding Plan Will Test Cubs Fans' Patience

    To ask a fanbase that has never experienced a World Series title in its lifetime for patience is a lot like asking a homeless man for a dollar. It just isn't very likely. Yet that's exactly what the Cubs brain trust is asking you for...

    Bob Warja Written by Bob Warja about over 3 years ago 1,522 reads 15 comments

  6. Why Getting Rid of Mike Martz Was Great Move by Chicago Bears

    The curious hiring of Mike Martz as Chicago Bears offensive coordinator just never seemed to mesh with head coach Lovie Smith's run-first philosophy nor did it match the personnel on the field...

    Bob Warja Written by Bob Warja about over 3 years ago 3,913 reads 4 comments

  7. Top 5 Areas of Need for Chicago Bears to Focus on for 2012

    The Bears have no shortage of needs for next season. But if they are going to make another run at a title, with an aging defense, they will need some players that can step in and contribute...

    Bob Warja Written by Bob Warja about over 3 years ago 2,646 reads 28 comments

  8. Why Kerry Wood Should Be Willing to Take Whatever the Chicago Cubs Offer

    Look, I understand that baseball is a business. But after all the many millions the Cubs have paid Kerry Wood , you mean to tell me that the right-hander is still haggling over money? Let's be clear on one point here...

    Bob Warja Written by Bob Warja about over 3 years ago 736 reads 10 comments

  9. 9 QB Options to Backup Jay Cutler in 2012

    Once the Bears have a GM in place, one of his first tasks will be to solidify the backup QB spot for Chicago for next season...

    Bob Warja Written by Bob Warja about over 3 years ago 12,553 reads 28 comments

  10. Chicago Bears GM Search: Who Are the Leading Candidates?

    As soon as the Bears fired Jerry Angelo as GM, the rumor mill started churning, though several of those early rumors have been proven false...

    Bob Warja Written by Bob Warja about over 3 years ago 4,132 reads 8 comments

  11. Anthony Rizzo for Andrew Cashner: Why the Chicago Cubs Win This Deal

    Trades often take years before anyone truly knows who "won" the deal, but in the short-term, I feel the Cubs were the winners. Not by a huge margin, but a slight one...

    Bob Warja Written by Bob Warja about over 3 years ago 1,472 reads 2 comments

  12. Starlin Castro: How Reports of Sexual Assault Could Affect Chicago Cubs

    According to a report from WBBM in Chicago, Cubs shortstop Starlin Castro has been accused by a Chicago woman of sexual assault following an incident last September...

    Bob Warja Written by Bob Warja about over 3 years ago 2,004 reads 9 comments

  13. Chicago Bears Report Card: Grading Every 2011 Starter

    For all intents and purposes, the 2011 season basically ended for the Chicago Bears when QB Jay Cutler got hurt. However, despite missing the playoffs for the fourth time in five years, they did have some solid performances...

    Bob Warja Written by Bob Warja about over 3 years ago 1,132 reads 18 comments

  14. Carlos Zambrano Traded to Marlins: How the Move Shakes out for the Chicago Cubs

    Good riddance, Big Z. In your case, the "Z" stands for "zero," as in what a zero you were for the Cubs in terms of attitude these past few years...

    Bob Warja Written by Bob Warja about over 3 years ago 1,567 reads 6 comments

  15. Chicago Bears: Why Lovie Smith May Undermine New GM Before He Even Gets Here

    Former Bears GM Jerry Angelo's crying towel isn't even dry yet and already we have learned some things about the Bears' search for his replacement...

    Bob Warja Written by Bob Warja about over 3 years ago 889 reads 5 comments

  16. 10 GMs or Owners Who Changed Sports Forever

    Famous celebrity sports icons, such as Micheal Jordan, Wayne Gretzky, and Babe Ruth, often dominate the conversation when discussing all-time sports legends...

    Bob Warja Written by Bob Warja about over 3 years ago 11,987 reads 19 comments

  17. 2012 NFL Mock Draft: Chicago Bears Full 7-Round Predictions

    With the 2011 season in the rear mirror for the Chicago Bears , it's time to turn our attention to the draft. We all know how many needs the Bears do have...

    Bob Warja Written by Bob Warja about over 3 years ago 6,822 reads 19 comments

  18. Jerry Angelo Fired: Why This Is a Great Day for Chicago Bears Fans

    It's not like me to celebrate another man's job loss, but in this case, I'll make an exception. The Bears relieved GM Jerry Angelo of his duties on Tuesday and it's a good day for the future of the team...

    Bob Warja Written by Bob Warja about over 3 years ago 2,058 reads 2 comments

  19. Bears vs Vikings: 8 Things We Learned from Chicago's 17-13 Win

    Despite a day when Jared Allen beat J'Marcus Webb to break the franchise record for sacks, the Bears ended their miserable season with a win over the equally-hapless Minnesota Vikings , 17-13...

    Bob Warja Written by Bob Warja about over 3 years ago 2,540 reads 21 comments

  20. Bears vs. Vikings: Why Lovie Smith's Desire To Win Is Shortsighted

    NFL coaches are intensely competitive by nature. It's a "win or else" mandate from their bosses, the fans and the media. But the desire to win now must be balanced with the best interests of the longer-term future of the organization...

    Bob Warja Written by Bob Warja about over 3 years ago 767 reads 2 comments

  21. What to Expect If Mike Tice Becomes Chicago Bears Offensive Coordinator

    The rumors have swirled for much of the latter half of this season about the tenuous future of offensive coordinator Mike Martz in Chicago. On two occasions recently, head coach Lovie Smith has refused to publicly support Martz ...

    Bob Warja Written by Bob Warja about over 3 years ago 1,891 reads 4 comments

  22. Matt Garza Trade Speculation: Cubs Send Garza to Red Sox for Jacoby Ellsbury?

    This is pure speculation on my part, but it is true that Theo Epstein is listening to offers for Matt Garza and one of the interested teams is said to be the Boston Red Sox ...

    Bob Warja Written by Bob Warja about over 3 years ago 3,342 reads 27 comments

  23. 10 QB Candidates Who Should Replace Caleb Hanie as Jay Cutler's Backup in 2012

    The Caleb Hanie Experience was a disaster and the Josh McCown Show hasn't run long enough for anyone to know if he's the guy, but somehow, some way, the Bears have got to find a backup to Jay Cutler ...

    Bob Warja Written by Bob Warja about over 3 years ago 3,064 reads 4 comments

  24. Chicago Bears: Why the 2011 Season Proves Bears Must Fire Jerry Angelo

    How does Bears GM Jerry Angelo still have a job? Chicago Bears GM Jerry Angelo was hired in 2001, but 2011 marked the fourth time in the last five years that his team has failed to make the playoffs...

    Bob Warja Written by Bob Warja about over 3 years ago 1,732 reads 5 comments

  25. 15 NFL Superstars Who will Never Win a Super Bowl

    For most professional athletes, just being able to play a game for a living is enough. But for the so-called stars, winning defines the player. And in the NFL , with careers so short on average, it is all about the ring for these superstars...

    Bob Warja Written by Bob Warja about over 3 years ago 4,108 reads 39 comments