Why do the Bears always play the Cleveland Browns the fourth week of the NFL preseason?
The NFL schedules the first three weeks of the preseason, but all individual teams are responsible for creating their match-ups for the finale. The Bears and Browns agreed to a series, alternating between the two cities on a yearly basis. It's a good partnership because it's a short trip and the non-conference foes only play each other in the regular season once every four years. This season the Bears will host the Browns in the preseason finale and visit Cleveland during the regular season.
Several reports indicate that the Raiders would like to trade down from their third position in the draft. Do you think the Bears would trade up in the draft to take the best offensive lineman?
I don't see that happening for two reasons. First, Bears general manager Phil Emery has told reporters that he will explore the possibility of trading down from No. 20 to gain additional draft picks. The Bears have only five picks at this point, having dealt selections in the third round (to the Dolphins for receiver
I just saw that Jason Hanson retired from the Lions after 21 seasons, and I wondered who owns the Bears records for most seasons, most games and consecutive games?