Halas Intrigue, Episode 73: The end is near

Week 17 means something to a lot of NFL teams. Sadly for Chicago fans, the Bears don’t fall into that category.

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After Sunday, Bears fans can put away their gear until next year.

After Sunday, Bears fans can put away their gear until next year.

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Patrick Finley and Jason Lieser do their best to avoid talking about Sunday’s meaningless Bears finale — and Mark Potash calls in to talk about the night-sweats he’s getting from having to pick winners on Sunday.

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