As kickoff approaches, Miller and Carlson enter a glorious window in which pregame duties are complete and their postgame jobs cannot be started. That allows them an up-close-and-personal game experience that both lifelong Bears fans cherish, especially now that the team is winning again.
Miller is sitting on the Bears bench watching the specialists kick on a mostly empty field. Carlson is walking around the team area on the sideline.
Carlson has been friends with Ken’s son since they were kids. Linda was their Cub