Commentary

As I’ve mentioned , Cris Collinsworth is the best color man in the business.  The genius of Collinsworth is that while other analysts will simply explain what you just saw, Collinsworth will tell you what you didn’t see and why it affected t...

With all of Chicago rejoicing at the news of Jerry Angelo’s firing, please allow me, a lifelong Bears fan, to throw another piece of wood onto the bonfire. Jerry Angelo was the Rex Grossman of GMs, below average and ...

For football junkies, the NFL combine is like Easter.  Not so much a joyous celebration like Christmas (the Super Bowl), but a time to pay our respect to the physical specimens who sacrifice their bodies for us each year.  Don’t tell me you weren’t...

It’s hard to imagine the Chicago Bears getting no respect, but it’s true.  With one of the the most recognizable brands, most devoted fan bases, and storied lineage in all of sports, the Bears have all the makings of your classic mainstream media hyp...

While basking in my Bears euphoria during the second half of their beat down against the Seahawks on Sunday, I made an offhand comment that seemed quite obvious at the time but is apparently quite contrarian: I would rather have Jay Cutler than Ma...

After months of intense negotiations, The Wise Guy is happy to report that The Football Girl has agreed to end her lockout of my services and, well, let me back into the office.  Contract terms are undisclosed, but let’s just say I’m earning well ove...

It’s time for another version of The Wise Guy Media Watch, where I chronicle the most notable weekly developments in the world of NFL media coverage.  This week, we have the official release of Fox’s broadcasting line-up, more addi...

I don’t know about you, but I’ve had enough of Peter King. It’s sad because I used to love him.  As one of the most, if not the most, respected journalists in the business spanning an over 20 year tenure at Sports Illustrated, King has developed...

As my friends, family, and loyal readers of this site may know, I am an unabashed Jay Cutler supporter.  After spending a lifetime suffering through the likes of Steve Fuller, Mike Tomczak, Cade McNown, Kordell Stewart, Craig Krenzel, and, yes, Rex Gross...