Bear Report Audio: DL Israel Idonije

The Bears had no chance against the Broncos without their special teams, of which Israel Idonije is an integral contributor. Idonije spent some time with Bear Report in the locker room at Soldier Field after the game, and subscribers can listen to that exclusive audio feature right here.

John Crist: It's been a roller-coaster season in Chicago to say the least, and you guys are yet to put together a two-game winning streak. After this win over the Broncos, what's going to be different next week against the Giants so you can finally start building some momentum?

Israel Idonije: Well, just mentality. Really, it's do or die for us. We've dug ourselves in a hole. We're in a bad position, and we've hit rock bottom. From here on, God willing, we have no other options. And that's it. We had to get today's win. It was a necessity, and we have to get next week's win. So losing is not an option. That was our approach today, and we pulled it out. Next week, losing is not an option, and everybody's just got to play like we did today. Just relentless. Do everything full speed.

Be sure to listen to the rest of JC's interview with defensive lineman Israel Idonije, an exclusive for Bear Report subscribers:

John Crist is the Editor in Chief of BearReport.com and a member of the Professional Football Writers of America. To read him every day, visit BearReport.com and become a Chicago Bears insider.


  • Is Devin Hester already the greatest return man ever?
  • An interview with running backs coach Tim Spencer
  • Ed "The Claw" Sprinkle: The Oldest Living Bear
  • A look at the autobiography Sayers: My Life and Times
  • Getting to know third-year quarterback Kyle Orton
  • All of that plus much more in the January issue of ...

    BEAR REPORT, the only publication exclusively dedicated to your Chicago Bears ... CLICK HERE to subscribe today


    Bear Report Top Stories