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[21 Dec 2010 | No Comment | ]
MNF at TCF Bank Stadium: Bears at Vikings

When the MetroDome’s roof collapsed on Sunday, December 12 and the game location for the New York Giants and Minnesota Vikings game was in question I was planning to attend the game. However, when it was announced that the game would be played at Ford Field, where I had just gone the week before, I decided to forego the trip.
But, when it was deemed that the MetroDome would not be ready for the Bears and Vikings game for Monday Night Football I was ready to travel. Rumors were swirling that …

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[14 Nov 2010 | No Comment | ]
Calm Sunday: Vikings at Bears

It was a calm Bears Sunday for the first time in a long time. I had no tailgating options since my friend, Mike Holzman, was in New Orleans for the game and my other connections were also missing today’s game. Nicole on campus working on job applications so I was going to a Bears game solo for the first time ever. And, it was pretty relaxing.

Minnesota Vikings at Chicago Bears
The game was also calm as the Bears got to Brett Favre and the Vikings. Favre threw three interceptions and lost …

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[29 Dec 2009 | No Comment | ]

It’s not every weekend that one gets to attend Monday Night Football after attending an NFL game on Sunday. But that is what happened this weekend. At the beginning of the NFL season, I knew the Chicago Bears were playing on the Monday night after Christmas. I also knew the San Francisco 49ers were home Sunday afternoon where Nicole and I were planning to spend the holiday. Thus, in order to attend both games, I booked a 6:50 am flight from Oakland to Chicago on Southwest Airlines.
Our flight landed in …