Brandon Marshall on Green Bay: 'This is personal'


Brandon Marshall on Green Bay: 'This is personal'

Brandon Marshall has had two games in which he was limited to just two receptions. One was in San Francisco, the other was in Green Bay.

Going into the latter, quarterback Jay Cutler had told the Green Bay defensive backs, Good luck.

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After Marshall was held he says literally, by Packers DBs to his two catches and the Bears had lost, members of the Green Bay secondary made disparaging comments about Cutler.

Same old Jay, said safety Charles Woodson.

READ: Woodson bashes Cutler after Sept. 13 victory

Those remarks and others about Marshalls play left the franchise wideout angry at the time and no less so now.

This is personal, Marshall said on Wednesday, after coming to the podium carrying a Charlie Brown Christmas tree with Vince Giraldis famous jazz tune playing. He was not in a Christmas-y mood, however.

PHOTO: Marshall's Charlie Brown Christmas tree

I really dislike the Green Bay Packers, Marshall said. And to Woodson, who is expected back in the lineup after several weeks out with injury: Welcome back, Charles.

Fire fans swarm O'Hare to greet Bastian Schweinsteiger

Fire fans swarm O'Hare to greet Bastian Schweinsteiger

In the age of social media you can track something like Bastian Schweinsteiger's flight to Chicago in almost real-time.

The Chicago Fire publicized Schweinsteiger's Tuesday arrival in Chicago, giving fans details of when his plane was expected to arrive and at what terminal.

First, Schweinsteiger and his former tennis player wife, Ana Ivanovic, both tweeted photos to their millions of followers about their trip.

Once they arrived, the mob scene at O'Hare was on. Schweinsteiger was greeted by hundreds of fans.

Check out the video above for some footage of Schweinsteiger's arrival.

He will be introduced formally with a press conference on Wednesday at 3 p.m. from the Fire Pitch in Chicago. The press conference will air on CSN+ and be streamed live on

Hawks Talk Podcast: What's the cause of recent struggles?


Hawks Talk Podcast: What's the cause of recent struggles?

On the latest Hawks Talk Podcast, Pat Boyle and Steve Konroyd discuss the latest slump and how much does Artem Anisimov's injury play a role in their struggles?

Konroyd tells us he was surprised by Ryan Hartman's benching in Tampa.

The guys play the game, playoff minutes or press box minutes?  They run through the players who are on the bubble when it comes to postseason play.

They also discuss the Hawks chances of overtaking Washington for the President's trophy.

Plus, Konroyd breaks down possible first round opponents: St Louis, Calgary and Nashville.