The Chicago Bears Are Winning the Long Game by Three Touchdowns

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A baby grizzly bear, which didn't hibernate, searches for food around a trash container in Inonu neighbourhood in Sarikamis district of Turkey's northeastern Kars Province
The trash can represents the NFC North. (Photo by Huseyin Demirci/Anadolu Agency/Getty Images)

The Bears are not back—they’re actually eliminated from the playoffs and have the first pick in the draft. But Rob, Patrick, and the Sports! podcast have returned with the NFL playoffs in full swing to discuss the tragedy of Damar Hamlin, what we misunderstand about football’s relationship to violence, the joy of watching aging men fail to be elite athletes, and more.

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