Sports & Recreation:Professional
Ep. 170: The Bears aren’t taking their foot off the gas
JJ Stankevitz, John “Moon” Mullin and Cam Ellis look at why the Bears’ culture won’t let them ease up after winning the NFC North, plus the guys look back at the 2017 draft day trade with the 49ers that got the Bears Mitch Trubisky. Also, Bay Area News Group columnist Dieter Kurtenbach joins the pod to talk about how Oakland is handling the Khalil Mack trade now that the Bears are good, and why San Francisco still has something to play for this weekend.
0:55: Moon’s covered playoff teams before, so what is he looking for out of the Bears over these next two games?
3:25: We get the impression winning the NFC North didn’t actually matter much to the Bears, which is a good thing
6:00: Re-visiting the trade that got the Bears Mitch Trubisky: Why revisionist history is useless when this team’s going to the playoffs
13:50: Welcoming Dieter Kurtenbach of the Bay Area News Group with this question: What do people think of Jon Gruden?
15:35: With the Bears’ first-round pick in 2019 will at least be in the 20s, how is the Bay Area viewing the Khalil Mack trade now?
18:05: Dieter says it’s “patently hilarious” that Mack has more sacks and forced fumbled than the entire Raiders team
19:50: So where will next year’s Bears-Raiders game take place? Oakland? Santa Clara? San Antonio? London?
22:50: Why the 49ers still have something to play for this weekend
26:50: What’s gone wrong with Solomon Thomas?
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