The Chicago Bears are back in the playoff race, and they can thank Josh McCown for that.
Thursday the Detroit Lions celebrated their first win since 2003 in the heralded Thanksgiving Day game, and within weeks they could be celebrating their first division crown since 1993.
Greg Jennings fought a stomach flu all game and was already halfway up the tunnel with what he thought was a victory under his belt when the Minnesota Vikings had to holler at him to get back on the field.
Chicago Bears coach Marc Trestman said Monday that Jay Cutler will sit out the next game but remains the No. 1 quarterback despite backup Josh McCown’s strong play.
Josh McCown spent a few quiet moments trying to figure out what would happen. He probably didn’t envision this.
This time, it is not Ndamukong Suh being fined – at least not so far.
“Barry Sanders, he did it all,” Bush said. “I think just about every kid who grew up watching him. He’s just a joy to watch. I love watching him. I try to pattern my game after him, try to run like him. He did it all.”
“At some point in time,” Bush added, “the little brother always grows up and ends up being the bigger brother.”
Trash talk about a football team is nothing new. Trash talk about a long-struggling city that just declared for bankruptcy? That is what the Detroit Lions have dealt with the past few years.
Calvin Johnson stepped up when Detroit needed him the most. Similar to what Herman Moore used to do for the Lions.