Welcome to Bear Goggles On, the Chicago Bears news and opinions site brought to you by the FanSided Network. Bear Goggles On is dedicated to providing top-notch Bears news, views, and original content. This site also serves as a community for like-minded fans to come together to catch up on the latest news and to discuss their passion.

Meet the Team

Rob Schwarz Jr,Site Expert

I am a loving husband and proud father of three children. I have two boys and a baby girl on the way. I have been a Chicago Bears fan since I was in middle school and became a die-hard Bears fan while in high school. My father is a season-ticket holder and therefore I am lucky enough to attend multiple home games a year. I have been writing about fantasy football for about five years and shifted to a local focus on the Chicago Bears and other Chicago teams in January of 2019. In the Spring, I took on the role of a paid site contributor for Da Windy City; a local FanSided sports page. As of October, I am now working as a Site Expert for Bear Goggles On; an NFL FanSided page dedicated to the Chicago Bears.

Parker Hurley,Site Expert

IUP Alum. Pittsburgh native. Follows NFL, NCAAB, NBA, MLB, and NHL. Steelers and Pirates critic, Penguins homer. Write about the Chicago Bears and other relevant NFL news

Ryan Heckman,Contributor

Ryan Heckman is a Site Expert for Da Windy City, covering all Chicago sports. He is especially affixed to the Chicago Bears and all things fantasy football. Follow him on Twitter @RyanHeckmanFS.

Dakota Zientek,Contributor

University of Iowa '20 Chicago Bears, bear down. #TheRookieContract

Will DeWitt,Site Admin

Will DeWitt is a lifelong Bears Fan and the founder and host of The Chicago Audible podcast.

Cody Young,Contributor

Writer and podcaster, I believe in providing honest and unbiased thoughts.

Michael Labellarte,Contributor

I am a sophomore at Concordia University Chicago studying sports management. I enjoy all Chicago sports, and I am a big Bears fan. I also enjoy working, being with friends, and playing sports.

Joseph Herff,Contributor

Former Illinois State University Defensive Student Assistant Coach. Lifetime Chicago Bears fan trying to make a name for myself.

Preston Zbroszczyk,Contributor

Chicago Native who has been a true Bears fan through thick and thin. Aspiring journalist, college student DePaul University.

Tom Pappalardo,Contributor

I started watching the Bears when Mike Ditka was still a player. Many years later I wrote a letter to the Bears organization listing many reasons why they should hire Mike Ditka as their head coach because their head coach at that time, Neil Armstrong, was incompetent as a head coach. I chose Ditka after using the profile Andrew McKenna used to hire Dallas Green as the Cubs manager. It was based on hiring someone who had as much experience as possible on championship teams. Years, later I used this same profile to identify Phil Jackson as the best choice to be the Bulls head coach. For over 10 years I have written and published blogs about the Bears and White Sox.

Lee Radke,Contributor

24 years old. Bears Blogger for Fansided and BearsGogglesOn.

Elisha McFarland,Contributor

Writer, blogger, Chicago sports fan, coffee addict. Contributor for BearGogglesOn. Twitter handle: @McFarlandElisha.

Cameron Henderson,Contributor

Locomotive engineer by day & night and soldier by weekend. Chicago bears loyalist and NFL draft guru.

Brian Mazique,Contributor

A Chicago-based journalist covering sports and video games. Blessed to make a living having the same conversations I'd have for free.

Sam Stevenson,Contributor

Journalism and media communication major at North Central College. Die-hard Bears fan trying to make a passion into a career.

Jack Williams,Contributor

I am a 23-year old Seattle-based sports fan who has an unusually wide range of favorite teams. From the Chicago Bears and Memphis Grizzlies professionally to Michigan State and Texas A&M at the college level, my fandoms are strong and scattered. I am currently the Site Expert at Gig'Em Gazette (Texas A&M) and Beale Street Bears (Memphis Grizzlies).

Nathan Burns,Contributor

Majoring in Multimedia Journalism - Elmhurst University. I've lived in the suburbs my entire life, and I'm a die-hard Bears fan! #ClubDub #TrustDaProcess

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