Gameday is today for the Chicago Bears. Though, if some experts are to be believed, the Bears game against the Green Bay Packers tonight will be over before it ever begins. The Bears are a 10-point underdog against the Packers tonight and without quarterback Jay Cutler or linebacker Lance Briggs, it would seem that the Bears do not have much of a chance against the Packers.
One scenario that almost no one is talking about is the one where backup quarterback Josh McCown leads the Bears to victory over the Packers tonight. If you could hold back the laughter, it is not entirely impossible to think that McCown could have success against the Packers tonight. The moves the Bears made in the off-season were geared towards beating the Packers. Those moves were obviously made with Cutler in mind but the Bears are expected to run the same offense with McCown. If McCown is successful and the Bears defeat the Packers, would that be enough to ensue a quarterback controversy in Chicago?
Ponder that as we hit the morning links.
After a miserable game against the Washington Redskins, Chicago Bears safety Chris Conte is determined to bounce back against the Packers. (Chicago Tribune)
Examining the history between the Bears and Packers on Monday Night Football. (Bear Goggles On)
Brandon Pirri is coming into his own as the second-line center for the Chicago Blackhawks. (Blackhawk Up)
The Chicago Bulls have a Derrick Rose problem. (Chicago Bulls Confidential)
All the focus for the Bulls has been on the offensive struggles, but struggles exist on defense as well. (Chicago Tribune)
Derrick Rose is not fazed by his slow start to the season. (Chicago Tribune)
Closer Joaquin Benoit and outfielder Chris Young were the only two of the top 50 free agents that MLB Trade Rumors predicted would sign with the Chicago Cubs. (MLB Trade Rumors)
Rick Renteria is closing in on becoming the next manager of the Chicago Cubs. (The Loxas Factor)
A look at what is happening with the Miami Dolphins and offensive lineman Richie Incognito. (ESPN)