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Holmes: Backup QBs Still Crucial In NFL, Which Bears Know

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(CBS) Back in Week 15 of last year’s NFL season, I took a look at the quarterbacks around the entire league.  The list was upsetting. 539 more words

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Charles Tillman On His Playing Future: 'Stay Tuned' Because 'Rehab Ain't Nothing'

(CBS) Free-agent cornerback and former Bears standout Charles Tillman hasn’t made up his mind on whether he’ll return for his 14th NFL season.

The 35-year-old Tillman’s currently rehabbing a torn ACL that he suffered in the Panthers’ regular-season finale in 2015 and which forced him to miss Carolina’s run to the Super Bowl. 261 more words

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Holmes: The Joy Of The Shamrock Shuffle

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(CBS) “I’m a man. I’m 40.” Those were the words once yelled by Oklahoma State football coach Mike Gundy that will forever live on in sports lore. 632 more words

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Holmes: There's Been Showboating In Baseball Forever

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(CBS) “He has a superb insolent confidence about himself.”

That isn’t a quote about Nationals star Bryce Harper from his 2015 NL MVP season. 412 more words

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Charles Tillman Grateful For Super Bowl Chance, Support From Chicago

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(CBS) Charles Tillman will be remembered as an all-time great Bears cornerback, but he’s now working on adding his legacy with the Carolina Panthers. 458 more words

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Holmes: Win Or Lose Sunday, Bears Can Grab Difference-Maker In 1st Round

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(CBS) It’s perfectly fine for you to root for the Bears this Sunday against the Lions in a contest between a pair of 6-9 teams that has no playoff implications. 793 more words

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Holmes: Imagine If UFC's Conor McGregor Could Fight In Two Weight Divisions

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(CBS) I surrender.

That’s what Jose Aldo may have said if his fight strategy wasn’t so poor. Aldo didn’t get the chance to utter anything, because he got laid out by Conor McGregor 13 seconds into the UFC featherweight championship bout Saturday in Las Vegas. 464 more words

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