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Bears worried about 'safety of the building' in handling Jeremiah Ratliff

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Bears worried about 'safety of the building' in handling Jeremiah Ratliff

John Fox declined to elaborate on any of the circumstances surrounding the Bears’ abrupt release of Jeremiah Ratliff last week, but the Bears coach acknowledged that Lake Forest police were called because “sometimes if you think you need that, that’s what you do for the safety of your building.”

Sources confirmed that concerns increased during an acrimonious conversation between Ratliff and GM Ryan Pace, in which Pace was attempting to dial down the tension of the moment. Ratliff’s behavior and language was “threatening,” sources said, leading to the Bears calling for support beyond their own security detail.

[NBC SHOP: Gear up, Bears fans!]

It was not the first confrontational incident involving Ratliff. Others included a locker-room fight last year with former tackle Jordan Mills, being ousted from practice late last season for being in no condition to practice, and an extended spat with center Will Montgomery during training camp in which Fox needed to intervene after Ratliff took offense at Montgomery’s blocking of him in a pass-rush drill.

The Bears determined that there would be no more chances for incident.

“Like everything, you evaluate,” Fox said. “Every decision we make is what we feel is in the best interest of the football team.”

Let's listen to the Bears-Patriots' wild finish in other languages, because it's way better that way

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Let's listen to the Bears-Patriots' wild finish in other languages, because it's way better that way

Remember Sunday's Bears-Patriots finish? The one where the Bears (and Kevin White -- shouts to Kevin White!) were one-yard away from tying the game on a hail mary? 

Here was the call that most viewers heard, which was Extremely Meh: 

Now here's the call that viewers in Germany and Portugal heard, which is SO MUCH BETTER: 

Turns out that being excited for an exciting play makes for good television, who woulda thought. 

Neat Tweets: The Bears were one yard away from a pretty neat finish

Neat Tweets: The Bears were one yard away from a pretty neat finish

The Bears and Patriots played a wild game yesterday, with the outcome literally coming down to the final seconds/yards. 

The Bears didn't get their intended result, and BearsTwitter let 'em know about it after the game. 

Here were the most neat tweets from Sunday's loss:

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


Shoutout to broadcasts in other languages, they're legitimately always 100X more entertaining.