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You Think You’re Better Than Cody Parkey? Prove It This Saturday

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Are you a weekend warrior with a leg of gold? Of course you are.

But before you head out to Halas Hall and submit your résumé to Ryan Pace and Matt Nagy, you should get your leg in shape and go through a warm-up over somewhere you can earn a prize that could be as valuable as a kicking contract.

Goose Island Beer. Co. is building goal-posts outside its brewery and inviting fans to to attempt a 43-yard field goal. The reward isn’t as satisfying as sending the Bears to second round of the playoffs, but free beer for a year is a mighty fine consolation prize.

Here are the details:

And the official rules:

I tried kicking a field goal on a college football field at my alma mater for poops and giggles and let’s just say I’m glad there isn’t any video proof of how my attempt went.

So good luck to all of the participants. May you be more like Adam Vinatieri in your quest to get some free beer and less like Parkey, who like the rest of us, will be watching the postseason from home.

If you need some inspiration, here’s an eleven-year-old kid nailing a 40-yarder with a ton of wind:


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Luis Medina

Luis is the Lead Writer at Bleacher Nation Bears, and you can find him on Twitter at @lcm1986.

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