Some Chicago Bears players, including rookie quarterback Mitch Trubisky, have made claims they believe they will make the playoffs this upcoming season.
Considering how well they've done in recent years and their projected outlook for this year, these bold statements come as a suprise especially to the SportsTalk Live panel.
Listen above to hear the guys' reaction.
Sometimes the best way to get yourself through a tough time is to laugh it off. They say laughter is the best medicine after all.
So when Patrick Mahomes and the Chiefs reportedly agreed to a record-breaking contract extension, it's no surprise that many people took to Twitter to clown the Bears.
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After all of that, this may be how all Bears fans feel on Twitter:
Ok, now that we’re through with the put downs, how about a little highlight to help the healing:
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Pat Mahomes officially woke up on Tuesday as the highest paid athlete in pro sports history.
It's especially impressive to think about considering that Mahomes didn't even start a full season until 2018. In just two years since he's been able to win a Super Bowl, league MVP, and secure close to $500 million. How did this all happen so quickly? Mahomes' agent Leigh Steinberg – who presumably set his own field's commission record on Monday, too – sat down with the Under Center Podcast back during Super Bowl media week to talk about it:
I think so much of it was growing up with a baseball player as a father, and watching the nature of ephemeral fame and how it comes and goes. It's all about being grounded, and in this moment, and not thinking about anything except focusing on this. But also having some fun with it. We're here on Radio Row, and happens is that you have so much coverage of the Super Bowl, that if a player performs dramaticlly, they cross over out of the narrow genre of hardcore sports fans. They become an American icon.
Steinberg also (briefly) discusses Mahomes' contract negotiations and how much the Chiefs' QB benefited from sitting behind Alex Smith for a year in 2017. You can listen to the entire conversation with Laurence Holmes right here, or in the embedded player below: