Dan Hampton is the most visible player of a class of capitalists for whom being an ’85 Bear is a thriving industry. Keith Van Horne is the opposite.
The Honey Bears soon will reach a dubious anniversary. It has been 29 years since the Bears’ cheerleading squad was disbanded after the 1985 season.
Adam L. Jahns: The Lovie Smith and Marc Trestman eras began under vastly different circumstances.
Jay Cutler’s patience likely will be tested against Lovie Smith’s defense, which figures to do the smart thing against a quarterback Smith knows well.
Smith had an awkward tenure in Chicago, where even his greatest successes were tempered by disappointment.
Bears notebook: Marc Mariani in at returner, injuries on the offensive line and getting healthy at receiver.
In their own words, here are five Bears and five Buccaneers to watch during the “Lovie Bowl” at Soldier Field on Sunday.