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Saints fan charged after shoving Bears chairman

George McCaskey

FILE - In this Jan. 3, 2012, file photo, Chicago Bears chairman George McCaskey speaks at a news conference at Halas Hall in Lake Forest, Ill. The Bears top executives say they back Commissioner Roger Goodell and support an independent investigation into the NFL’s handling of the Ray Rice domestic violence case. Chairman George McCaskey calls Goodell “a man of integrity” and says the Bears have “complete faith in him.” He also said Thursday, Sept. 11, 2014, that fans deserve to know the facts. (AP Photo/Daily Herald, George LeClaire, File) MANDATORY CREDIT, MAGS OUT


Don’t worry Jay Cutler, the Bears can’t protect the owner either.

On the other hand, there’s at least one fan who might help their defense.

According to Jordan Owen of the Chicago Sun-Times, a Saints fan is facing a misdemeanor battery charge after pushing Bears chairman George McCaskey.

The report said 58-year-old Robert Kohnke of New Orleans was charged following an incident at Soldier Field last night. McCaskey found the man sitting in his seats, and a “brief conversation” ensued.

When McCaskey went to get security, the Saints fan pushed him in the back.

A Bears fan then came to the owner’s defense and tackled Kohnke.

McCaskey did not require medical attention.