HE has played in the Pro Bowl, got a Super Bowl ring but doe not have the stats for the Hall of Fame. In addition, he would most likely be the third choice in the pecking order, maybe fourth, behind Cobb, Nelson and Jones. At 31, this was probably his last chance at a big long term deal with guarantees. So he chose money and a chance to be The Undisputed Man. I don't blame him. I probably would have done the same.
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According to stories I've seen, most Chicagoans hate the thing. ESPN 1000's John Jurkovic (a former Packer DL) says it looks like the ship from Close Encounters of the 3rd Kind dropped in on Soldier Field.