With Denver Broncos quarterback Tim Tebow seeking divine intervention during his team’s 13-10 over time victory over Chicago, John McGrath of The News Tribune – a Chicago native – wonders if the man upstairs has an issue with his Bears.
McGrath: I’ve got no qualms about God’s newfangled interest in the Broncos. They make their home, after all, in “God’s Country,” representing a city whose mile-high elevation puts it closer to heaven than any other NFL market.
But it’s fair to wonder: What’s God’s beef with the Chicago Bears?
On an afternoon he looked less like a “Mile-High Messiah” than a poor man’s version of Charlie Whitehurst, Tebow doesn’t add to his legend if Marion Barber stays inbounds during the Bears’ last possession in the fourth quarter, or if the Chicago defense remembers that football is a contact sport, or if Barber holds onto the ball on a first-down scamper that should’ve put the Bears in position to kick the game-winning field goal in overtime.
In my story today, Seahawks receiver Golden Tate says after two seasons of learning his way he’s more confident and comfortable in the offense.
Clare Farnsworth of Seahawks.com previews the game here.
Rod Mar of Seahawks.com gives us some cool photos from Monday’s game.
Danny O’Neil of The Seattle Times takes a look at playoff scenarios for the Seahawks heading into the final three weeks of the season.
In his latest mock draft, Rob Rang of NFLDraftScout.com has Baylor receiver Kendall Wright going to Seattle at No. 13 overall.
Seahawks owner Paul Allen continues his interest in space exploration with a financial commitment to develop a carrier aircraft and airport-like operations for commercial and human-manned space missions.
Mike Mulligan of the Chicago Tribune writes that injuries have exposed the Bears’ flawed roster.