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Chicago Sun-Times Aug 29, 2014

Santonio Holmes makes case to stay in Bears’ loss

CLEVELAND — He might be back to his old self. He might not be. But Santonio Holmes hasn’t forgotten how to get to the end zone. The former Super Bowl MVP, who signed with the Bears on Aug. 16, showed the burst and explosion the Bears are looking for on a 32-yard touchdown catch in a 33-13 loss to the a Cleveland Browns in the preseason finale Thursday night at FirstEnergy Stadium. Holmes caught a short pass from rookie David Fales at the 24-yard line, made a...
Ex-Steelers WR Santonio Holmes takes advantage of his new opportunity

Ex-Steelers WR Santonio Holmes takes advantage of his new opportunity

Last night, former Pittsburgh Steeler and Super Bowl MVP, Santonio Holmes, made plays for the Chicago Bears in the team's final preseason game. Chicago's coach Mark Trestman had positive reviews on Holmes after the game. While the Steelers were struggling to figure out which quarterback should be third on the depth chart, or whether there should even be such a spot on the final roster, the Chicago Bears were getting their last looks at players before their final cuts. Among players fighting for jobs, former Steeler Santonio Holmes, whom had recently been signed to play in Chicago, was...
Gang Green Nation 43 mins ago

Team Captains

One of Santonio Holmes' enduring legacies with the New York Jets is that, under Rex Ryan, the team no longer chooses permanent team captains. Although most teams elect captains, Ryan used to select them himself. After Holmes' fiasco against the Miami Dolphins, which involved getting ejected from the team huddle by his teammates, all while wearing a yellow C on his jersey, the team no longer engages in such a practice. However, the team doesn't just ignore the position. They have two functions which essentially replicate the same purpose. First, the team has a "steering committee" of...