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Hey, it could be worse.

Tue Oct 29, 2019 3:35 pm

Things could be worse.

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Exhibit A:

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Exhibit B:

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Exhibit C:



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Exhibit D:



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Exhibit E:

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Exhibit F:



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Exhibit G Part 1

Exhibit G Part 2

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Exhibit H:

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Exhibit I:

MRW I sign a 5 yr $35M deal but don't get my first sack of the season until week 8 when we're down by 50+ points and the other team put in their backups:
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(he tore his ACL and was out for the year after that play, BTW)

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Exhibit J:

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Exhibit K:

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Re: Hey, it could be worse.

Tue Oct 29, 2019 4:24 pm

I was starting to wonder what you'd do once you get past exhibit z.
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Re: Hey, it could be worse.

Tue Oct 29, 2019 4:29 pm

There's plenty of ammo to get to Z.
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Re: Hey, it could be worse.

Tue Oct 29, 2019 5:17 pm

UOK wrote:
Tue Oct 29, 2019 4:29 pm
There's plenty of ammo to get to Z.
yes ... so I thank you for being merciful and ending it where you did
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Tue Oct 29, 2019 5:19 pm

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Mitchell Trubisky in Matt Nagy's Offense:

15-8 record | 65.2% | 4916 yards | 33 TDs | 15 INTs | 6.87 YPA | 91.7 rating
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Re: Hey, it could be worse.

Tue Oct 29, 2019 5:33 pm

Anyone who was a fan in the 70s knows all too well how bad it can get. Between 1969 and 1978 the Bears had a .500 or better record once. Between 1996-2004, the team may as well have closed its doors.

The Bears aren’t in a great place at the moment, but this pales in comparison to the truly awful, dismal times this stupid franchise has endured.
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Re: Hey, it could be worse.

Tue Oct 29, 2019 5:49 pm

UOK wrote:
Tue Oct 29, 2019 5:33 pm
Anyone who was a fan in the 70s knows all too well how bad it can get. Between 1969 and 1978 the Bears had a .500 or better record once. Between 1996-2004, the team may as well have closed its doors.

The Bears aren’t in a great place at the moment, but this pales in comparison to the truly awful, dismal times this stupid franchise has endured.
The problem with that is you knew we were going to be bad those years. Like when we picked up Kordell Stewart as "the answer" after he was discarded by Pittsburgh. I *knew* nothing good was going to come of that.

We were coming off of a 12-4 with most of the team intact...and we couldn't find the endzone or pass protection if we had Trubs using Waze with a brick wall in front of him.

The awful years are bad, but IMO this underachieving bullshit is much, much worse.
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Re: Hey, it could be worse.

Tue Oct 29, 2019 6:31 pm

this thread.. The Hall of Pain.
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Re: Hey, it could be worse.

Tue Oct 29, 2019 6:48 pm

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Wannstedt has been my worst Bears memory. The guy who replaced my beloved Ditka and he couldn't even complete a full sentence coherently.

AAAAAAAAAAPPPPP Curtis has a knee!

I was in hell for the duration of his tenure.
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Tue Oct 29, 2019 8:00 pm

The 70s were awful. 1977 was like a miracle, they made the playoffs. It was surreal at the time. Then 84 was hellish and you knew something great was coming. It was the biggest friggin tease. The talent, the D, Payton for some of that time and only one trip to the Super Bowl. Only one championship :frustrated:

This franchise has been a tease, too few big seasons, too damn many frustrating ones.
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Re: Hey, it could be worse.

Tue Oct 29, 2019 8:36 pm

The Marshall Plan wrote:
Tue Oct 29, 2019 6:48 pm
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Wannstedt has been my worst Bears memory. The guy who replaced my beloved Ditka and he couldn't even complete a full sentence coherently.

AAAAAAAAAAPPPPP Curtis has a knee!

I was in hell for the duration of his tenure.
"All the pieces are in place" is forever engrained in my head.
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Re: Hey, it could be worse.

Tue Oct 29, 2019 9:40 pm

I remember every single solitary one of those games FAR too vividly.
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Tue Oct 29, 2019 9:57 pm

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Gibron's three years leading the Bears were unsuccessful, however. His teams posted a combined win–loss–tie record of 11–30–1 over three seasons. Gibron was fired in 1974,
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Wed Oct 30, 2019 3:03 am

I got to attend Exhibit A in person. Its pretty bad when the Bears only go to Seattle once every 6 years and I was more dreading attending this game than excited for it. Thanks John Fox and Jimmy Clausen.
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Re: Hey, it could be worse.

Wed Oct 30, 2019 7:11 am

KOP_Snake wrote:
Wed Oct 30, 2019 3:03 am
I got to attend Exhibit A in person. Its pretty bad when the Bears only go to Seattle once every 6 years and I was more dreading attending this game than excited for it. Thanks John Fox and Jimmy Clausen.
I made a weekend trip to Lambeau with my buds to see the 42-0 at halftime game.

Thank god I was drunk that entire trip.
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Wed Oct 30, 2019 7:55 am

How about the two first rounders for Rick Mirer? I dunno... Mirer or Mack -who'd you rather have for that price?
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Re: Hey, it could be worse.

Wed Oct 30, 2019 7:59 am

I hate this thread...
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Wed Oct 30, 2019 8:49 am

Bathe in it, everyone. It'll make watching the Eagles game on Sunday, presumably a loss, be a bit more palatable.
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Wed Oct 30, 2019 9:48 am

https://www.google.com/amp/s/ftw.usatod ... ackers/amp

What about the time Fox called a challenge against GB and it blew up in our face?

(I like this thread. Gonna think of some more.)
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Re: Hey, it could be worse.

Wed Oct 30, 2019 11:05 am

This is the best thread I've ever hated.
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Re: Hey, it could be worse.

Wed Oct 30, 2019 11:41 am

You guys are the fucking worst :lol: :cry:
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Mitchell Trubisky in Matt Nagy's Offense:

15-8 record | 65.2% | 4916 yards | 33 TDs | 15 INTs | 6.87 YPA | 91.7 rating
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Wed Oct 30, 2019 11:41 am

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UPDATE:Jay Cutler gets picked off four times in a single game by DeAngelo Hall

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Michael Haynes, 14th overall pick, 2003 (5.5 career sacks, out of football by 2007)

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BREAKING NEWS: Bears trade TE Greg Olsen to Carolina where he will go on to be a 3x Pro Bowler

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OUCH MY BACK

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OUCH MY KNEES

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OUCH MY PRIDE

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Wed Oct 30, 2019 11:53 am

This was also the game where Rex made Assante Samuel a probowler and a rich man. And the Bears still only lost 17-13, with Jones and Benson (RIP) gashing them for 150.

FML

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Re: Hey, it could be worse.

Wed Oct 30, 2019 11:57 am

https://kaynecapital.com/people/cade-mcnown/

The previous high draft choice QB. Cade McNown.

Wasn’t there a time that he couldn’t get the offense past the 50 yard line against the 49’ers?

He works for a finance company now. He only spent four years in the NFL.
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Wed Oct 30, 2019 11:58 am



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♪♫ "....'cuz 1 outta 3 ain't bad...."♫♪

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STEP 1 - LET'S GET IT
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STEP 2 - WE GOT THIS
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STEP 3 - MAYBE THERE'S, UH, WELL
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Re: Hey, it could be worse.

Wed Oct 30, 2019 12:03 pm

What about the time the Bears retired Butkus’ jersey number and the Packers beat us 33-6?
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Wed Oct 30, 2019 12:07 pm

https://chicago.cbslocal.com/2014/10/2 ... ith-bears/

What about when the Bears asked Bruce Arians to do a simulated press conference?
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