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Bears Mon Dec 14 2009

Look On The Bright Side

Bear logo.jpgRead an Oprah-recommended book. Do some last-minute Christmas shopping. Find out what's making that funny noise in your car's engine.

These are just a few of the things you can do now that your Sundays are (or should be) free following yet another dismal loss by the Bears, this time a 21-14 defeat at the hands of the Green Bay Packers yesterday, a defeat that officially knocked them out of the playoffs. Leave the reamining three games for the sports geeks who will obsess over seeing if the Bears offense attempts anything different now that the shackles of trying to make the playoffs are over, or watching to see if the team rests Jay Cutler and gives Caleb Hanie a shot. You've now got better things to do than watch another run similar to the 62-yard TD scamper by the Packers' Ryan Grant to start the game, or see Cutler throw yet another interception to add to his league-leading 22, a total bolstered by the two he threw yesterday.

Peek in every now and then if you must, but only the truly masochistic will actually sit down for the next game to see them stumble against the Baltimore Ravens next Sunday, get pantsed on national television by the Minnesota Vikings on Monday night football on Dec. 28 or struggle against the lowly Detroit Lions on Jan. 3. Consider yourself free, Bears fans, free to learn the guitar solo from "Free Bird, finish painting the family room, learn conversational Urdu...

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Eric Roach / December 15, 2009 8:48 AM

Well, you could come see a WINNING team at Factory Theater's 1985 by Chas Vrba. Check out what Gapers Block had to say about it here. Only 2 performances left!

Ken / December 15, 2009 9:32 AM

LOL. Good job on continuing the thought AND slipping in a plug. Planning and creativity like that might have made the Bears watchable.

John71 / June 21, 2010 2:37 AM

One can't always win ;p John

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