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A Brief History of Soldier Field

. B By Bryan Dietzler If you have ever seen a game at Soldier Field, you understand just how special of a place it is. What is the history of this great American sports venue? When did the Chicago Bears start playing their games there? Let’s find out. Soldier Field is a special place for […]

NFL Week Twelve Preview – Minnesota at Chicago

With the status of QB Jay Cutler up in the air once again, the Bears 2012 season which had visions of the Super Bowl dancing in their heads is suddenly very much in doubt. Cutler is listed as questionable (50/50) for Sunday’s divisional game vs the Minnesota Vikings at home, and if he can’t play […]

Soldier Field – a Perfect Place for a Super Bowl?

Mayor Rahm Emanuel says hosting the Super Bowl would be a touchdown for Chicago — and he’s pitched the idea to the NFL. Mayor Emanuel and NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell said Thursday at a news conference that Chicago’s Soldier Field could be a possible site for an outdoor Super Bowl. When asked about the Soldier […]

State Delays Payment for Improvements on Soldier Field

The Chicago Tribune reports that the State Panel has delayed payment on improvements on Soldier Field: A revamped Illinois Sports Facilities Authority board tabled a measure Wednesday that would approve a $2.6 million payment to the Chicago Park District for improvements to Soldier Field after members decided to review the relationship between the two agencies, […]

Bears Season is Still Secure Without Cutler

The Chicago Bears are fine. They will not suffer a downward spiral now that QB Jay Cutler is injured and likely out for the remainder of the regular season. Sure, the loss is monumental and a burden for the team, but  it has not put the Chicago Bears in an end all be all scenario. Think back […]

Bears Installing New Natural Grass For Home Opener At Soldier Field

Wise Investment For A Team Based On Speed Speed kills. Soldier Field officials say they’re cooperating with the Bears to ensure a new field is installed in preparation for the club’s September 11 home opener against the Atlanta Falcons according to the Chicago Tribune. The Bears axed a practice earlier this month because the field’s […]

Soldier Field Sod Safe and Playable for Saturday’s Game

The Field of Seams that caused the cancellation of the Bears’ Aug. 5 Family Fest practice at Soldier Field appeared transformed into a safe and playable surface for Saturday night’s Bears-Bills exhibition opener. Rain fell steadily before Saturday’s contest, but at about 5:35 p.m., Chicago Park District crews began removing the tarp from the field. […]

Urlacher Still Wants Field Turf

With Friday’s practice cancelled due to a shoddy playing surface at Soldier Field, Bears’ linebacker Brian Urlacher brought up his desire (again) to see Soldier Field install FieldTurf: “I don’t understand why we don’t have FieldTurf yet,” Urlacher said on Saturday. “We’re a fast team, we play fast on FieldTurf. The injury issues aren’t as […]

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