Late Friday night, the Bears officially announced they have agreed to terms with first-round selection Kyle Long to a four-year contract with an option for a fifth year.
You probably never have heard of Jesus Miranda. He is a place kicker at Brooks High School, a Chicago Public Leaguer. Kickers in the Public League are as plentiful as dinosaurs.
Not to be outdone, cornerback Charles Tillman was named NFC defensive player of the month for October, following running mate Tim Jennings receiving that honor for September.