Drinking the Bears Kool-Aid isn't so bad

Seems Lovie Smith knew all about a certain columnist doubting the Bears. So what happens when the Chicago coach calls him out? Well, pass the Bears Kool-Aid, writes Gene Wojciechowski.

Originally Published: January 21, 2007
By Gene Wojciechowski | ESPN.com

CHICAGO -- I officially give up. The Chicago Bears have reduced me and my anti-Monsters of the Midway skepticism to a puddle of slush, which, by the way, is exactly what they did to the New Orleans Saints in Sunday's NFC Championship Game.

At some point -- and that point came late in the third quarter when Saints quarterback Drew Brees freaked and threw a pass to, well, nobody from his own end zone for a safety -- you just have to quit fighting the part of your brain that says, "The Bears ...

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