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Bears Training Camp Only Five Weeks Away. What's Lovie Saying?

Scoring very high on the cliche meter, Bears coach Lovie Smith says his club is "a good football team:

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“As far as compete (for a playoff spot), that’s not our goal, to compete,” Smith said. “We have the same goal we have every year, and that’s win the Super Bowl, win the world championship. It’s early on, and you need to get in pads, but I just like the look of this team. I think you’ll get that from most of our veterans. We know what a good football team looks like, and this is a good football team.”

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As for that last sentence, many Bears fans would quibble with the notion that Lovie knows “what a good football team looks like”. But, wanting to score high on the cliche meter here at The Deep Dish, we say: “The Bears start 0-0, and on any given Sunday…” (You fill in the rest.)

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If you want to go see this good football team in person, individual game tickets go on sale at 10 am CDT on July 17 via the usual outlets.