The field was a mess, and so were the Bears, until suddenly they weren't
As a great man once said, sometimes you win, sometimes you lose and sometimes it rains three inches in an hour and your brand new Bermuda grass field turns into a swamp.
The Bears opened the 2022 season against a bona fide Super Bowl contender and we got our first glimpse at the Matt Eberflus era, and honestly the first glimpse looked like the same old shit. A stout defense and a terrible offense, and then…suddenly, it didn’t. All we ask of this season is that it be fun. And after a rough start yesterday, it got really, really fun.
Here’s a running diary from the dry comfort of my recliner.
Won’t it suck when the Bears have a roof on their stadium and fans won’t be able to sit in wet clothes for three hours watching their favorite team lose?
Meanwhile in Pissburgh:
Great scoop here by Fox’s human thumb. You mean the head coach of a football team says before the first game of the season that he has no predetermined plans to bench his quarterback? I guess that does mean Mitch is great now.
The Bears brought out Jim Cornelison to sing the anthem super loud and point at the flag, so I guess we’re ready to go.
Here you can see the decibel meter on Jim’s knock off Apple Watch telling him, “OK,,buddy. We get it. That’s quite enough, already.”
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