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John Fox's dismissive attitude regarding Jeremiah Ratliff unseemly

John Fox's dismissive attitude regarding Jeremiah Ratliff unseemly

Four days following Jeremiah Ratliff's release after the Bears said he claimed to be the devil and wanted to kill everybody inside Halas Hall, coach John Fox reduced the decision to a typical NFL roster move.

Except, of course, it wasn't.

Yet after practice Monday, a typically evasive Fox sounded foolish insisting otherwise in his first public comments on the matter.

Reporter: What made this one so difficult? It's not normal to fire a starting nose tackle.

Fox: I don't know that any of the decisions in this league are...

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