NFL Players Donating Brains To Research – Bear Dawn (2/2)

Along with twelve other players, Hunter Hillenmeyer has agreed to donate his brain and spical cord to further research on concussions in football.

Count me among those who believes this is a good thing. The only sad thing about this story is that it’ll take until these players die to further and solidify preventative measures. 

ChicagoBears.com

Devin Aromashodu’s overtime TD against the Vikings was the play of the year.

ChicagoNow

Brad Palmer has a great piece about the hiring of Mike Martz.

Chicago Sun-Times

The Bears’ OC decision-making process is on hold.

Mark Potash: The Bears should consider signing Julius Peppers. With the money he’ll want, good luck.

Sean Jensen: The lackluster Pro Bowl shows the lack of star power on the Bears.

Neil Hayes: Jay Cutler should be part of the OC decision-making process.

Here’s the Bears’ official statement on the Martz hiring.

Here’s what the Bears’ brass had to say about the hiring.

Chicago Tribune

Johnny Knox performed well in the Pro Bowl.

Brad Biggs breaks down the Bears’ QB’s.

Pep Hamilton is talking with Tampa Bay.

The Bears want to have their full staff in place by the Super Bowl. Best o’ luck with that.

Here’s a transcription of the teleconference.

….and Lovie Smith’s thoughts.

Daily Herald

Mike Imrem pens a humorous piece about the Martz – Cutler meeting.

ESPN Chicago

Jeff Dickerson: Is Julius Peppers worth it?

Jeff Dickerson has some thoughts on Mike Martz.

Ricky Proehl: Martz can be his saving grace and his worst enemy at the same time.

Martz shed some light on the interview process with the Bears.

Don’t look to get Darren Sharper this offseason: He doesn’t like the Cover-2.