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supkill124 May 10

Im going to have a long, painful offseason in which this crosses my mind at least once per day. Nothing like ending your week knowing that this call changed a playoff quarterfinal matchup.To get more news about [url=https://www.bearsbuy.com/WomensLimited]Womens bears jerseys[/url], you can visit bearsbuy official website.

 

?   Its too early to make grand proclamations about what your favorite teams draft picks will do, but I dont think its too early to think about if your favorite team properly addressed its needs. Judging by some of the early grading, it seems as if Bears fans will be pleased with how their team crossed things off the needs list as their arch rivals up north didnt do it as adequately as one mightve expected. And, you know what, thats fine by me. The Bears havent had the upper-hand against the Packers all too often in the last 34 years Ive been alive. So Ill gladly take the dub while I can, then hope that we look back at this draft class as the one that got the ball rolling in the right direction.

 

?   One undeniable theme of NFL Draft Weekend was the Bears showing signs they were learning from past mistakes. Adam Hoge (NBC Sports) Chicago highlights how choosing Justin Fields encapsulates that idea. However, thats not where it stops. Every player the Bears drafted on Day 3 has similarities to a prospect taken in a previous year from a smaller school or with lesser experience. None of this is to say all (or any) of these players will pan out the way wed like. But I can appreciate learning from prior shortcomings.

?   For instance, the Larry Borom choice shows the Bears are thinking differently than they did when they chose Jordan Morgan in Round 5 in 2017. Dazz Newsome has some Anthony Miller vibes. Khalil Herbert is on a similar wavelength when compared to Kerrith Whyte Jr. at running back. Thomas Graham Jr. is a more polished version like Kindle Vildor. Khyiris Tonga is a more well-rounded form of Rashaad Coward (and actually figures to stick at defensive tackle). It doesnt take much of a stretch to see the similarities. Again, I think its important to learn from the past. You cant know where youre going if you dont know where youve been.

 

 If youve never seen the movie Little Giants, its an underdog tale in which a rag-tag group of misfit children pull off an epic upset of a loaded pee-wee league football team in a winner-take-all intra-city matchup. At halftime, the coach and his young players find motivation in remembering the one instance in which they accomplished something no one thought they would. And admittedly, probably couldnt pull off again. The rallying cry ends with everyone repeating One time…”as if realizing it just needs to happen once for belief to truly creep in. Thats how I feel about the Bearsquarterbacking situation. And I think its the greater sentiment in Lee Sharpes series of tweets.

 

?   In a way, it reminds me of how I felt in 2015 and 2016 talking about the Cubs. There was a perception that the North Side was where high-priced free agents go to dieand where hot-shot prospects flame out. A narrative was built based on *gestures at history* but I maintained all it takes is for one guy to change everything. And from 2015-20, a bunch of those guys grew up to change it all. Five playoff appearances, three division titles, three trips to the NLCS, and one World Series title wouldve been unfathomable before 2015 because of how deeply narratives sunk in. But thats where Chicagos football team is right now. All it takes is one quarterback to change the game. The Bears think its Justin Fields. So while its only May 3, Im fired up about seeing how this all plays out.