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Bears nearly pull off miracle on final play of Week 15's game vs. Packers

Bears nearly pull off miracle on final play of Week 15's game vs. Packers

Trailing by eight points and with one second left to play in regulation, the Bears nearly had some divine intervention on a pass from quarterback Mitch Trubisky to running back Tarik Cohen that, after several laterals, cutbacks and zig-zags, fell just one yard short of paydirt.

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Cohen, who caught the ball at the Packers' 30-yard-line, lateralled back to Trubisky at the 20-yard-line, who then churned upfield before pitching to tight end Jesper Horsted at the 15. Horsted was dragged to the ground around the seven-yard-line during his attempt to toss the ball to Allen Robinson.

Had Horsted gotten rid of the ball a tick sooner, the Bears may have scored. They would've needed a two-point conversion to tie the game, but if Chicago's season is truly over after Week 15, it was a crazy and whacky way to conclude what's been a disappointing roller coaster of a year.

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Under Center Podcast: Jarrett Payton "My dad's legacy is still alive!"

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Under Center Podcast: Jarrett Payton "My dad's legacy is still alive!"

Host Laurence Holmes is live in Miami from Radio row for Super Bowl Week. Laurence is joined by WGN's and the late great Chicago Bear Walter Payton's son, Jarrett Payton as they discuss his father's impact on the league, losing his father in comparison to the Kobe Bryant's tragic death, and how the current Bears can improve.

(3:10) - The impact of the Walter Payton Man of the Year award

(6:33) - Compares losing his father to the Kobe Bryant tragedy

(11:53) - Being back in Miami

(13:55) - How can the Bears improve?

(19:20) - Relives the last Bears Super Bowl appearance in Miami

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Jay Cutler and Kristin Cavallari to host private event this Valentine’s Day in West Loop

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Jay Cutler and Kristin Cavallari to host private event this Valentine’s Day in West Loop

Former Bears QB and current reality TV husband Jay Cutler will be coming back to Chicago this Valentine’s Day. Cutler’s wife, long-time reality TV star Kristin Cavallari, will be hosting a private event at Uncommon James in West Loop and Cutler is coming along for the festivities. A must event for any fans of mid 2000’s football and MTV.

For $200 per guest, attendees will enjoy food and drink, a private shopping experience and a selfie station. The 3-hour event will also include a question and answer session with Cavallari and Cutler. There’s something for everyone!

Cavallarri is on the third season of her E! show “Very Cavallari” which follows her life and growing business. Uncommon James is a fashion, lifestyle and jewelry brand who opened their Chicago location last October. The flagship store is in Nashville, where Cavallari and Cutler reside with their children.

Cutler is seemingly less-interested in the spotlight than his wife. He isn’t particularly active on social media, with Cavallari posting pictures to an Instagram account for him, so any chance to hang out with the former Bears QB is a rare opportunity. According to Instagram, it looks like Cutler is becoming more involved with Cavallari’s business, designing and modelling a bracelet that doubles as a bottle opener. How very Cutler.

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If you’re looking to convince skeptics to shell out for the event, here’s some incentive. According to statista.com, the average Bears ticket in 2014 during the middle of Cutler’s tenure on the team was $108 per person, not even including food and drink and access to whatever a selfie station is. So, you’re paying twice as much for a much closer look at Cutler (assuming the store is smaller than Soldier Field) and a chance to ask him and his wife a question! And food! Seems fair when you put it like that.

If you and the K-Cav to your J-Cut are looking for something to do together this Valentine’s Day, the event will be held at Uncommon James in the West Loop, 849 W Randolph St., from 7 p.m. to 10 p.m. on February 14th. 

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