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Dan Wiederer: Was the Le'Veon Bell-to-the-Bears fantasy all just a hope-filled hallucination?

Be honest. You ordered yourself a Le'Veon Bell Bears jersey this week didn't you? At some point, amid the excitement of the NFL's pre-free agency free-agency party, you got sucked right into the tornado of hysteria. And just like little ol' Dorothy Gale from rural Kansas, off you went to some faraway dreamland.

Out the front door you came to find Aaron Rodgers' feet smushed and shriveling beneath the porch. With wide eyes, you sauntered into a beautiful technicolor world and marveled at it all.

Wasn't that six-time Pro Bowl safety Earl Thomas with

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