Chicago Tribune

David Haugh: Bears no-shows a plea to George McCaskey for systemic change

"Here is what Mr. McCaskey needs to hear: It's been seven years since the Bears made the playoffs. Me and my brother, season ticket holders, talk about that. That's $16,000 I spent in tickets. This is Year 5 and I can't give them away. They're becoming irrelevant. I'm done. If I have to go through another year ..."

- Patrick on the Northwest Side, in an epic call to last Sunday's WSCR-AM 670 postgame show that spoke for so many Bears fans


For a second straight December, the Bears fan base speaking the loudest is the no-shows.

You will hear

You're reading a preview, sign up to read more.

More from Chicago Tribune

Chicago Tribune3 min readWellness
Illinois Resident Dies From A Mysterious Vaping-related Illness, Health Officials Say
CHICAGO - One of the Illinois residents hospitalized for an unknown respiratory illness after vaping has died, public health officials said Friday. The Illinois Department of Public Health would not disclose further details about the individual or ci
Chicago Tribune6 min read
Brad Biggs: Nagy Waiting Until Opener For Big Reveal Of Bears' Revamped Running Game. And It Should Be Worth The Wait.
CHICAGO - In sequestering his starters for nearly the entire preseason, Matt Nagy has accomplished perhaps one unspoken goal - keeping the revamped running game under wraps until the Sept. 5 opener against the Packers. While most projections for the
Chicago Tribune1 min read
George R.R. Martin's Former Chicago Apartment Is For Sale — And Of Course The Open House Is 'Game Of Thrones' Inspired
CHICAGO - House Targaryen and House Lannister have nothing on House (er, condo?) Martin. An Uptown condo near the intersection of Sheridan Road and Argyle Street that "Game of Thrones" author George R.R. Martin lived in from 1971 to 1975 is on the ma