When Josh McCown rejoined the Bears in 2012, coming back as insurance behind Jason Campbell when Jay Cutler sustained a concussion in mid-season he became more than just a No.
We are now T-minus two weeks from the fantasy football playoffs and the room for error is close to none.
Coach Marc Trestman and the Bears have held the program of appointing different captains for each game, for offense, defense and special teams.
The only thing more humbling than the bumbling the Bears went through in weeks seven through nine would be if Marc Trestman's predecessor and the quarterback he chose not to keep were riding high,
It's the day that has been circled on Tampa Bay Buccaneers coach Lovie Smith's calendar for a long time.