The Chicago Bears will have new grass to play on this Sunday, just in time for their game against Green Bay.Last season, the field drew complaints from both opposing teams and the Bears for being hard to play on and having ruts.
Soldier Field officials say they're working with the Chicago Bears to make sure a new field is installed in time for the team's Sept. 11 home opener against the Atlanta Falcons.The Bears canceled a practice earlier this month because the field's turf was deemed unsafe for players.
The Chicago Bears went to training camp in Bourbonnais, Illinois to learn the plays, routes and blocks aimed to provide the foundation for their upcoming season--and soon fans could learn who will actually be on the team!
Football fans got some relief when football's prolonged lockout ended. But for some Chicagoans, life was just fine without the NFL and "Da Bears;" they watch the other football, or what some folks call soccer.Eight Forty-Eight's intern and resident Brit, Mike Wilson, knows his football.
The gears finally changed for football fans--the National Football League owners and the Players Association signed-off on a collective bargaining agreement, ending the four-and-a-half month lockout that threatened the nation’s Sundays and beer sales.
Football season is over but the battle over an National Football League labor agreement continues. The NFL’s collective bargaining agreement expires at the end of the day Thursday. If players and owners can’t hash out a new agreement there will be a lockout.