1. Draft By Position or Best Player Available: A Fantasy Football Quandary

    Running back or quarterback? Chris Johnson or Drew Brees, or even Adrian Peterson or Aaron Rodgers? For those of us who are intimately familiar with these types of questions, we search within ourselves long and hard to find the answers...

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  2. Forte and Bears Rushing Attack Will Get Back on Track

    Rookie sensation Matt Forte was a bright sport in an otherwise abysmal Chicago offense last year. In 2008, he rushed for over 1200 yards and eight TDs. His quarterback at that time was Kyle Orton, not Jay Cutler...

    Kevin Whitesell Written by Kevin Whitesell about over 5 years ago 317 reads 0 comments

  3. Bears' Offseason Acquisitions: Bullish in a Bear Market

    After finishing 9-7 and missing the playoffs for the second consecutive year, Bears’ GM Jerry Angelo made the statement “we must solidify the quarterback position.” Well, Angelo has done just that...

    Kevin Whitesell Written by Kevin Whitesell about over 5 years ago 64 reads 4 comments

  4. The 1985 Chicago Bears Are, and Forever Will Be, My Favorite All-TimeTeam

    The 1985 Chicago Bears are my favorite team not because of their relentless 46 D; that’s just too easy of an answer to give, but rather they are my favorite team simply because of their offense...

    Kevin Whitesell Written by Kevin Whitesell about over 5 years ago 493 reads 2 comments

  5. One-on-One with Brian Urlacher

    He plays a position synonymous with violence and collisions. He plays a position on a team synonymous with Hall of Famers and legends. He is Brian Urlacher, middle linebacker for the Chicago Bears...

    Kevin Whitesell Written by Kevin Whitesell about over 5 years ago 169 reads 3 comments

  6. Where Is the Love for Lovie Smith's Coaching Staff?

    The Chicago Bears coaching staff will have two new faces going into the 2009 season on the defensive side of the ball. This is important because in order for the Bears to have success, it must start with quality leadership...

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  7. The Chicago Bears' Playbook: 2009 Edition

    With the arrival of Jay Cutler and friends via free agency and the NFL Draft, the team playbook will now expand by a few inches. On the offensive side of the ball, I fully expect Ron Turner to review the last three years of Jay Cutler tape...

    Kevin Whitesell Written by Kevin Whitesell about over 5 years ago 1,129 reads 1 comments

  8. Bobby Scales' Inspirational Story

    Amidst the latest round of steroid reports across the league, “Manny be Manny doping”, was a bright sport that emerged in the windy city...

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  9. Jay Cutler Traded to the Chicago Bears

    ESPN.com is reporting that Jay Cutler is going north—to the Chicago Bears, that is. The Bears are sending Kyle Orton and their first round draft picks in 2009 and 2010. This is according to John Clayton, ESPN's senior writer...

    Kevin Whitesell Written by Kevin Whitesell about over 5 years ago 36 reads 0 comments

  10. TitleTown USA: One of ESPN's Biggest Flops

    In the spring of 2008, ESPN launched an ambitious endeavor known as TitleTown USA. Fans from across the country were to nominate towns, cities, counties, and sports communities as their respective “TitleTowns...

    Kevin Whitesell Written by Kevin Whitesell about over 5 years ago 1,263 reads 3 comments

  11. DeMaurice Smith: New NFLPA Executive Director

    Multiple sources are reporting that DC Attorney DeMaurice Smith was elected as the next NFLPA Executive Director. Smith was elected over former NFLPA presidents Trace Armstong and Troy Vincent...

    Kevin Whitesell Written by Kevin Whitesell about almost 6 years ago 68 reads 0 comments

  12. Has ESPN Gotten Too Big?

    I, like many of us here on B/R, write about sports because I am passionate sports fan. To say that sports is my religion is an understatement. It is my sanctuary—my happy place...

    Kevin Whitesell Written by Kevin Whitesell about almost 6 years ago 187 reads 2 comments

  13. What the T.O. Signing Means to Me

    We are a little less that 24 hours removed from the Buffalo Bills' one-year, $6.5-million signing of Terrell Owens. Everyone in the sports community probably has an opinion about whether is was good or bad for T...

    Kevin Whitesell Written by Kevin Whitesell about almost 6 years ago 147 reads 1 comments

  14. 2010 NFL Season: Possibly Uncapped?

    As Gene Upshaw’s (former NFLPA executive director) position still remains vacant, the possibility for an uncapped 2010 NFL season or beyond is very real...

    Kevin Whitesell Written by Kevin Whitesell about almost 6 years ago 1,216 reads 4 comments

  15. Was the Yankee's 27th Championship Stolen by a Man on the Steroid List?

    It's Game Seven of the 2001 World Series. The Arizona Diamondbacks' Luis Gonzalez hits a bloop single over Yankees shortstop Derek Jeter, sending home Jay Bell—the winning run and series clincher...

    Kevin Whitesell Written by Kevin Whitesell about almost 6 years ago 346 reads 4 comments

  16. Chicago Cubs 2009 Season Preview by Position

    For 100 years and counting... For the past century, baseball communities and beyond have wondered when the Chicago Cubs will again be crowned “World Champions...

    Kevin Whitesell Written by Kevin Whitesell about almost 6 years ago 849 reads 12 comments

  17. Former NFL Coach Dennis Green's Outburst

    “They are who we thought they were!” These are the now-infamous words of then-Arizona Cardinals head coach Dennis Green. How did this unusual compilation of words come together? Let's set the stage...

    Kevin Whitesell Written by Kevin Whitesell about almost 6 years ago 757 reads 1 comments

  18. Getting Back to Bears Football: Defense

    With the 18th* pick in the 2009 NFL Draft, the Chicago Bears will select a defensive player. Coming off a 9–7 campaign, the Bears’ biggest need lies on the defensive side of the ball; especially in pass coverage...

    Kevin Whitesell Written by Kevin Whitesell about almost 6 years ago 61 reads 0 comments

  19. Should He Stay or Should He Go? A Giant PerPlaxing Question

    The saga of Plaxico Burress, the New York Giants’ star wide receiver, takes another downward turn this week...

    Kevin Whitesell Written by Kevin Whitesell about almost 6 years ago 199 reads 7 comments