When several Bears players began talking “playoffs” over recent weeks, it wasn’t idle chatter.
Various Bears have spoken the “P” word – playoffs – with an even-handedness over the past couple of weeks, as if they took seriously the possibility of playing a 2015 season of more than 16 games
The cone of silence over Bears injuries remained securely in place on Friday, meaning that wide receiver Alshon Jeffery is both officially questionable, as in 50-50 based on the team’s injury repo
Legendary Bears center Jay Hilgenberg made no secret of how much he liked going head-up, particularly against defensive tackles who had been No. 1 draft choices coming into the NFL.
Comedian George Carlin immortalized “the seven words you can never say on television” (that was before cable).