1. BREAKING NEWS: Ken Griffey Jr. Signing for One More Season

    "The Kid" will be back for one more season in 2010. Reports are coming out of Seattle (and Chicago) that George Kenneth Griffey Jr. will be signing with the Seattle Mariners for the 2010 season...

    Scott Ottersen Written by Scott Ottersen about over 4 years ago 203 reads 0 comments

  2. Let's Call a Spade a Spade: The Chicago Bears Stink

    I tried posting this article right after the first half of Sunday's game, but for some reason it didn't post. It made a lot of sense at the time, and even after watching the second half "run" they made, it still rings true in my head...

    Scott Ottersen Written by Scott Ottersen about over 4 years ago 598 reads 6 comments

  3. An Interview with BJ Armstrong

    On Halloween, I was given the opportunity to interview Chicago Bulls great BJ Armstrong. It was, with great honor, that I accepted the opportunity. He was at a Best Buy, promoting the launch of Windows 7, in partnership with the NBA, Microsoft, and HP.

    Scott Ottersen Written by Scott Ottersen about over 4 years ago 626 reads 1 comments

  4. I Don't Think the Chicago Bears Offense Was Truly That Bad

    With the Bears coming off a victory on Sunday against the lowly Cleveland Browns, all I have been hearing and reading about is how poor the offense was...

    Scott Ottersen Written by Scott Ottersen about over 4 years ago 469 reads 12 comments

  5. Can the Chicago Bears be Considered "Big Time" with the Offense Running Behind?

    Are the Bears ready to fulfill all the promise that the media was throwing on them this offseason? I’m not sure yet. At quick glance, it would appear that the offense is coming into its own, but I’m not a believer yet...

    Scott Ottersen Written by Scott Ottersen about over 4 years ago 277 reads 4 comments

  6. How Life Can Get in the Way of Football

    First off, I want to apologize for not gracing you all with an article for the past few days. I have been meaning to write up a quarterly report on where the Bears stand, but life has gotten in the way of that...

    Scott Ottersen Written by Scott Ottersen about over 4 years ago 259 reads 5 comments

  7. My Anger With The Bears' 2005 Draft May Be Unfounded Now

    I remember the 2005 NFL Draft like it was yesterday. I remember it because it ticked me off to no end. That was the Cedric Benson draft. Not that taking him with the fourth pick was what made me so angry...

    Scott Ottersen Written by Scott Ottersen about almost 5 years ago 1,077 reads 16 comments

  8. Bears-Lions: If You Are a Gambling Man, Bet on a Close One

    The "spread" for the Chicago Bears-Detroit Lions matchup this Sunday is listed at Bears -10. For those of you who don't follow the ways of gambling, that means the Bears are favored to win the game by 10 points...

    Scott Ottersen Written by Scott Ottersen about almost 5 years ago 497 reads 11 comments

  9. The Funniest Thing About the Bears-Lions Matchup on Sunday

    With the Chicago Bears facing the Detroit Lions this Sunday, Bears fans should be looking at a 3-1 start to the season.  I don't want to overlook the Lions, but come on, BARELY winning against the Washington Redskins does not constitute them a good team..

    Scott Ottersen Written by Scott Ottersen about almost 5 years ago 974 reads 3 comments

  10. The 5 Most Important Players In Sunday's Bears-Seahawks Matchup

    With the Bears pulling off an extremely momentous victory over the Champion Pittsburgh Steelers last week, they will be looking to take their record to 2-1 this Sunday, against the Seattle Seahawks...

    Scott Ottersen Written by Scott Ottersen about almost 5 years ago 591 reads 7 comments

  11. The Matt Forte Saga: Why Is He Struggling So Much?

    I am sure I will take some flak for saying this, but Matt Forte is not as good of a running back as everyone thinks. He can be explosive. He can catch the ball. He can make plays after the catch...

    Scott Ottersen Written by Scott Ottersen about almost 5 years ago 1,152 reads 29 comments

  12. Should I Have Woken up for Week One?

    Wow, what a way to start the season, huh? And I thought watching preseason games was disappointing. I have a buddy who lives in Denver, and after Jay Cutler threw his third interception of the ...

    Scott Ottersen Written by Scott Ottersen about almost 5 years ago 281 reads 13 comments

  13. Wake Me Up When Week One Starts

    Can we cut it out with all this preseason crap already? I’m tired of people making a big deal of preseason games, stats, holdouts, mistakes, etc. None of it matters. The only thing that matters in the preseason is the position battles...

    Scott Ottersen Written by Scott Ottersen about almost 5 years ago 245 reads 8 comments

  14. What Brett Favre's Return Means for the Chicago Bears

    What does the return of Brett Favre mean for the chances of Bears fans celebrating an NFC North title this season? Well, it probably means they won't be celebrating one. Or will they? I am a fan of Brett Favre...

    Scott Ottersen Written by Scott Ottersen about almost 5 years ago 804 reads 4 comments

  15. Chicago Bears Mail Call: Another Installment

    I didn't get as much of a response as I was hoping, so I thought I'd throw out my email again, because I REALLY do want people to email me about the Bears...

    Scott Ottersen Written by Scott Ottersen about almost 5 years ago 212 reads 3 comments

  16. The Chicago Bears Season Lies in the Hands (Literally) of Greg Olsen

    I’m going to say it… Greg Olsen is, flat out, the Bears' “X-factor” this season. If he plays at, or above his potential, the Bears could be in for a good ride this season...

    Scott Ottersen Written by Scott Ottersen about almost 5 years ago 640 reads 10 comments

  17. My First Bears Mail Call

    I decided that I want to hear what other Bears fans think about the upcoming season, what's going on in training camp, and anything else they might have to say about the Bears...

    Scott Ottersen Written by Scott Ottersen about almost 5 years ago 202 reads 9 comments

  18. The Chicago Bears' Defense: Is the Secondary That Bad?

    In today’s world of statistics and fantasy sports, the Bears' secondary has caught a bad rap. I’m not going to say that the secondary is made up of world class cornerbacks ...

    Scott Ottersen Written by Scott Ottersen about almost 5 years ago 498 reads 7 comments

  19. The Chicago Bears' Defense: Can They Apply Any Pressure?

    Many people blame the Chicago Bears woes on Kyle Orton’s anemic arm. Whereas they have a reasonable argument, I would argue in his defense that he wasn’t the one calling the plays ...

    Scott Ottersen Written by Scott Ottersen about almost 5 years ago 532 reads 4 comments

  20. Bears Allow Sponsor on Jerseys, But At What Price

    The Chicago Bears have reached an agreement with NorthShore University HealthSystem to sponsor their practice jerseys...

    Scott Ottersen Written by Scott Ottersen about almost 5 years ago 723 reads 6 comments

  21. Is Donald Driver Right About the Chicago Bears Wide Receivers?

    Much has been made of the Chicago Bears wide receiver corps. Do they have quality receivers? Can they win with the receivers they have? Is the acquisition of Jay Cutler nullified by the ...

    Scott Ottersen Written by Scott Ottersen about almost 5 years ago 712 reads 20 comments

  22. Playing the Chicago Bulls General Manager and Making Them a Championship Team

    Hi, my name is Scott Ottersen, and I am the new Chicago Bulls GM.I have been hired to turn the Bulls into a championship team, something that John Paxson could not come close to doing, and something that Gar Forman will most likely not be able to do...

    Scott Ottersen Written by Scott Ottersen about 5 years ago 704 reads 26 comments

  23. Why Can't I Hate Kobe?

    Look, I'm not going to spend an entire article bashing the man. I respect his game. No way any true basketball fan can't. But, there is just something about him that I don't like. I'm not going to get into the whole MJ vs...

    Scott Ottersen Written by Scott Ottersen about 5 years ago 182 reads 9 comments

  24. Should the Cleveland Cavaliers Trade LeBron James?

    I realize that it would be the dumbest basketball move to make, but haven't we been saying all these years that sports is a business? Wouldn't it be the best business move to trade someone who ...

    Scott Ottersen Written by Scott Ottersen about 5 years ago 1,253 reads 30 comments

  25. What Does Winning the NBA Finals Have To Do with Legendary Status?

    I have been reading a lot of "expert" opinions the past few years about how if Kobe Bryant wins another title, he will move into the top five, top 10, or even top two players of all time in NBA history...

    Scott Ottersen Written by Scott Ottersen about 5 years ago 496 reads 18 comments