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Gapers Block published from April 22, 2003 to Jan. 1, 2016. The site will remain up in archive form. Please visit Third Coast Review, a new site by several GB alumni.
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She's the sweet little lady who lives in Des Plaines. She's also the daughter of George Halas and the majority owner of the Chicago Bears. Virginia McCaskey today told Tribune reporter Don Pierson "maybe I'm not competent," in reference to the criticism she received during the dark ages of the 1990's. Maybe she's not, but the team would not be in the position it is today had she not "promoted" her son Mike in 1999 after the Dave McGinnis fiasco.

 
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