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Rise and shine!

CHICAGO -- Greetings from Soldier Field. We'll have pregame lineup notes at about 11:45 a.m. ET, but I had to tell you about the cool wakeup call I got at the hotel Sunday morning.

Usually, I just pick up the phone and slam it down with my well-honed snooze reflex. This time, however, I could hear crowd noise coming from the earpiece. Then, a whistle.

I was intrigued.

Then...

"GET UP! GET UP! THIS IS THE COACH! GET UP AND DO YOUR BEST TODAY!"

I quickly realized it was Da Coach. It brightened my day. Hopefully it brightens yours.

Back in a bit.