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Virginia McCaskey
Virginia McCaskey 'pissed off' with Bears' decline
Virginia McCaskey 'pissed off' with Bears' decline

Virginia McCaskey, the matriarch of the family that owns the Bears, empathizes with fans who are distraught by the team’s losing ways. So said her son, George, the club’s chairman, who helped decide to fire general manager Phil Emery and coach Marc Trestman on Monday after a dysfunctional 5-11 season concluded. During a 40-minute news conference alongside team president Ted Phillips on Monday afternoon at team headquarters, George was asked how he’d describe his mother’s role in the decisions that came down earlier in the day and her reaction to them. Virginia is the daughter of George Halas, who founded the Bears in 1920. “She’s been very...