When it comes to professional football in Illinois, I guess "never say never" holds true after the Chicago Bears made an astonishing move with the team.

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The Chicago Bears are an original franchise. They helped create the NFL. The original family still owns the team. That's a pretty amazing fact since pro sports has become such big business, especially because it's worth billions.

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With that history, it's not surprising that they are old-school in their ways. The Bears don't always follow the modern NFL trends. In fact, sometimes they refuse to go in that direction and I believe they miss out on some opportunities.

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I've been a fan my whole life. I was born and bred a supporter of the team. My family has been season ticket holders since 1982. I'm diehard so no matter what they do, even if I don't agree or like it, I'll still out wearing my gear.

Since I've been a fan for so long, I can predict what the team will do the majority of the time. They made an announcement today that I thought would never happen in a million years. The Bears shocked me in a good way.

The Chicago Bears announced today that they will be featured on this season's HBO show, "Hard Knocks: Training Camp with the Chicago Bears." The whole fanbase is in shock because the owners have always said there was no one they would do it. I enjoy the show a lot so I'm looking forward to seeing my favorite team on it.

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