This is the slowest period of the NFL season, and it’s a welcome respite from what has become a ten-month onslaught of content. Here are some links for a nice spring Friday.
- NBC SPORTS: A.Q. Shipley is a huge fan of Darnell Wright, and there’s one big reason why: attitude.
- BIGGS: There’s not a ton of news in this Brad Biggs Q&A with Gervon Dexter, but it’s interesting nevertheless.
- You know it’s a slow news cycle when Roschon Johnson wearing a Bears sweater last year at Texas warrants a stand-alone “news” story.
- ACTUAL BEAR NEWS: Sometimes the headline does all the work for you. “Bear spotted with waders in mouth may have eaten angler” is one of those headlines. (Spoiler alert: The bear ate the angler.)
- ARLINGTON HEIGHTS.
- If the Bears want their project in the burbs to come to fruition, it’s going to need legislative support. That legislative support is not going to happen in this session, per Larry Hawley.
- The Sun-Times is suggesting that, perhaps, the Bears don’t have the political support they need.
- Interested in reading about the NFL’s Marxist economic paradox? Here is my literary review of Michael Oriard’s terrific Brand NFL: Making and Selling America’s Favorite Sport. Brand NFL Literary Review_Final
- HOGE & JAHNS: I didn’t realize these guys were even putting their podcast on YouTube, because I don’t notice a lot of things. Here is their schedule release reaction.