Bear Report Audio: Brandon McGowan

The Chicago Bears started to look like a playoff team the last two weeks, although it doesn't matter much as they finish the year 7-9. Brandon McGowan spent some time with Bear Report in the Soldier Field locker room after Sunday's win, and subscribers can listen to that exclusive audio feature right here.

John Crist: There are a lot of people who think that safety is a weak spot on this team because of injuries and ineffectiveness. How would you grade your performance this past season, and how do you feel about the position as a whole going into next season?

Brandon McGowan: Back there, we had some ups [and] we had some downs. But overall, collectively, we're a great group. We're a great group. Me, Danieal [Manning], [Adam] Archuleta, when Mike Brown comes back ... So like I said, we're a great secondary.

Be sure to listen to the rest of JC's interview with safety Brandon McGowan, an exclusive for Bear Report subscribers ...

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