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Devin Hester Retirement Plans?! My Wife's Preggo!

12/12/2017 7:59 AM PST
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Don't worry about how Devin Hester will stay busy in retirement ... the NFL legend tells TMZ Sports his wife is pregnant with a baby boy! 

After Hester announced his retirement from the NFL early Tuesday morning -- capping off a career as arguably the greatest return man of all time -- we reached out to see what his post-NFL plans are.

"Family time!!!!!!" Hester said ... "A lovely wife with 2 boys and one more boy on the way!!" 

Congrats!! 

As for Hester's football future, the 4-time Pro Bowler says he plans on coaching his sons -- who are already killing it in flag leagues!!!

Man all he does is watch my Highlights, now he cuts back every damn time!!!!!!🤦🏾‍♂️🤦🏾‍♂️🤦🏾‍♂️

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Bears' Zach Miller Relives Horrific Injury ... 'Save My Leg, Please'

12/8/2017 9:39 AM PST
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Bears TE Zach Miller is finally opening up about the gruesome injury that nearly cost him his left leg ... tearing up as he describes all that's gone down in the aftermath. 

Miller says he knew the injury was "pretty severe" ... so when he made it to a trauma center in New Orleans, he had a simple message for the surgeons -- "Save my leg, please." 

Zach credits Chicago's training staff, too -- calling one assistant trainer, Sid Dreyer, his "hero" for taking charge of the situation ... 'cause losing his leg could've been a matter of minutes, not hours. 

But the Bears star was most affected by the outpouring of support after the incident ... which includes a bond with an inspirational teenage QB -- who lost his leg from a similar injury.

"That could be me ... if I didn't have the care that I had," Miller said.

"He's a special kid -- he gets me through every day."

Zach Miller Emergency Surgery Was Successful ... Bears Say

10/30/2017 10:59 AM PDT
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Good news for Zach Miller ... the emergency surgery to repair an artery in his left leg was successful -- and it seems like his leg will be saved. 

The Chicago Bears tight end damaged an artery when he badly dislocated his left knee during Sunday's game against the Saints. It was so bad, ESPN says he was in danger of losing his leg. 

But now the Bears have issued a statement implying Miller is out of the danger zone. 

"Miller sustained a serious injury to his left knee and immediate evaluation from our medical team on site rushed him to nearby University Medical Center New Orleans (UMC) for urgent vascular surgery to repair a torn popliteal artery."

"Successful surgery was performed immediately on Sunday by the UMC vascular surgeons to stabilize his injury."

"Zach remains at UMC, along with Bears medical personnel, where he will stay under further evaluation."

"We are thinking of Zach and his family and support from our entire organization goes out to them."

Chicago Bears' Zach Miller In Danger of Losing Leg After Gruesome Injury

10/30/2017 6:21 AM PDT
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The horrific leg injury Chicago Bears TE Zach Miller suffered on Sunday was so bad, surgeons were scrambling to "save his leg" ... according to ESPN's Chris Mortensen

Miller badly dislocated his left knee while trying to catch a TD pass in the 3rd quarter against the New Orleans Saints. He came down on the leg wrong and Miller knew right away the injury was bad. 

Now, Mortensen says Miller suffered damage to an artery in his leg  -- and vascular surgeons have been called in to repair it.

Mortensen says Miller already underwent emergency surgery on Sunday to "save the leg"-- but he's not sure if that means he's in danger of having the leg amputated ... or just losing functionality.

Bears Legend Mike Singletary I Loooooooove Mitch Trubisky ... But Be Patient

10/10/2017 2:44 PM PDT
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Bears legend Mike Singletary is ALL ABOUT Mitch Trubisky ... but warns Chicago fans that things ain't gonna change overnight. 

We spoke with Singletary after Mitch-a-palooza on Monday Night Football ... and the Hall of Famer told us he was genuinely impressed with the #2 overall pick. 

But the bottom line for Mike ... the Bears need to let Mitch "be what he is, a rookie," which essentially means it's a growing and learning season -- not a Super Bowl contender season. 

"I definitely think there’s a lot to work with."

Pretty high praise from one of the greatest Bears ever. 

Mike Ditka Crown Trubisky Bears Starting QB ... Better 1st Game Than Tom Brady

8/11/2017 7:33 AM PDT
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If Mitch Trubisky isn't the Chicago Bears starting QB in Week 1, "You've got problems" -- so says Bears legend Mike Ditka

To say Da Coach was impressed with the rookie's preseason debut Thursday night is a gross understatement ... Ditka believes it's TRUB OR CONSEQUENCES! 

"What I saw out of Trubiksy for a rookie in his first game I thought was outstanding." 

Trub -- the #2 pick in the draft -- went 18-25 for 166 yards and a TD after replacing starting QB Mike Glennon who went 2-8 for 20 yards and an interception. 

Ditka thinks the decision is obvious ... and says Mitch made a better first impression than guys like Tom Brady and Fran Tarkenton

"It's clear cut he should be your starter."

Tony Gonzalez JAY CUTLER WILL RETURN ... Just Not With The Bears

11/23/2016 8:48 AM PST
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Hope Jay Cutler hasn't gotten too used to the deep dish pizza in Chicago ... 'cause Tony Gonzalez says his days in Chi town are DONE ... but don't worry, Kristin C., TG says Cutler's NFL days are NOT DONE.

Cutler is out for the year after getting hurt in the Bears' last game ... and a lot of people are saying that with that setback, his time in Halas Hall is over.

Tony Gonzalez is one of those people ... saying that it's probably best the team move on ... but as far as Cutler's future is concerned Tony think's he's like a football Terminator ... he'll be back.

Mike Ditka Don't Blame Jay Cutler ... The Whole Team Stunk!

11/14/2016 10:57 AM PST
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The Bears looked downright terrible on Sunday -- but don't peg the loss solely on Jay Cutler ... EVERYONE in a Chicago uniform stunk ... so says Mike Ditka.  

The Chicago Bears legend wasn't exactly a staunch defender of the QB when we spoke with him about the crushing 36-10 loss to the Bucs moments ago ... but he explained why it isn't fair to JUST go after Cutler. 

Ditka also weighs in on Broncos QB Trevor Siemian -- "Is he the guy? I dunno. But he's the guy they got!" 

Good stuff. 

Kristin Cavallari Hey, Jay Cutler Haters ... SUCK IT!!

11/1/2016 6:33 AM PDT

Remember earlier this season when EVERYONE was saying the Bears should fire Jay Cutler and find a QB who isn't a giant black hole of suck???

Yeah, well his wife Kristin Cavallari sure does -- and Monday night she had a message for all the haters ... WHERE YOU AT NOW??

BTW Kristin, those haters? Yeah, they'll be back next week ... so enjoy it.

Jay Cutler's Wife Suggests He's Coming Back Too Soon ... Injury Worse Than We Thought?

10/25/2016 1:30 PM PDT

With Jay Cutler FINALLY medically cleared to play this week -- his wife, Kristin Cavallari, is suggesting that he's returning WAYYY too soon.

The Chicago Bears star missed the past 4 games due to an injury to his right thumb -- and with the Bears struggling at the QB position, Cavallari clearly thinks her husband is rushing back too quickly.

"He's baaaaack! Maybe a couple weeks before he's supposed to be," Cavallari said ... "but good luck this week, babe. Kick some Vikings-ass!"

Question is ... how bad was the injury if Cavallari is suggesting he needed even MORE time to recover? 

And that being said ... can we really expect solid QB play from a guy who still may be hurt and facing a killer defense???

We'll see ... 

Chicago Bears Fan Attacks Jags Fan After Game ... Beatdown Ensues

10/17/2016 9:22 AM PDT
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What happened when a smack talking Chicago Bears fan tried to fight a Jaguars fan after the game on Sunday?

Basically, the same thing that happened on the field. 

In some pretty insane footage shot while people were leaving the stadium, you can see a Bears fan in a Matt Forte jersey (weird since he's a Jet now) talking all sorts of crap to a Jags fan. 

When the Jags fan asks if he "gets down" -- the CHI fan socks him in the face. Brawl ensues. "Forte" gets kicked in the head. Crazy stuff. 

We called cops to find out if anyone got arrested and the short answer -- no. 

We're told police were contacted about a battery in progress that sounds like this particular fight -- but by the time they got to the area, they couldn't locate victims or witnesses. 

Cops say a battery victim did file a police report later that day -- but the report was so vague and "offered no details" ... so it's unclear if that guy was in this fight. 

The bigger question ... why are people fighting over teams with a combined 3 wins? 

Real Mike Ditka Meets Drunk Mike Ditka At Bachelor Party Turn Up

5/3/2016 12:15 AM PDT
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A bunch of drunk guys on a bachelor party weekend thought it would be funny to dress the groom up like Mike Ditka on Friday and go to Ditka's steakhouse in Chicago.

Turns out ... BEST. IDEA. EVER!!! 

The bachelor, David Barnett, lives in Florida -- but his buddies threw the party in Chicago so they could party during NFL Draft weekend. Barnett's also a huge Bears fan. 

And because every bachelor party needs drunken buffoonery ... the guys made Barnett dress up like Da Coach for their dinner at Ditka's.

As fate would have it, Mike was actually in the restaurant that night ... heard about his boozy doppelganger ... and came over for a face-to-legendary-face meeting. 

Good luck topping that, bachelorette party. 

Jim McMahon Weed Helped Me Kick Pills

1/28/2016 10:32 AM PST
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Chicago Bears legend Jim McMahon says medical marijuana has been a "godsend" -- and has helped him get off the prescription pills he's been using to treat pain from his football career. 

McMahon told the Chicago Tribune that he had been taking 100 Percocet pills a month to treat pain for his shoulders, neck and arms ... but switched over to weed when medical pot was approved in AZ (where he lives) in 2010. 

"[The pills] were doing more harm than good," said Jim ... who also suffers from early onset dementia, headaches and depression. 

"This medical marijuana has been a godsend. It relieves me of the pain -- or thinking about it, anyway."

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