Super Bowl LVI television director cues up career memories and preparation plans

Drew Esocoff

By Alex Hutton Medill Reports LOS ANGELES — Super Bowl LVI will be the seventh Super Bowl broadcast directed by Drew Esocoff and the fifth he has directed for NBC. He has directed primetime football for 22 seasons, including 16 with “Sunday Night Football” at NBC. Esocoff talked to Medill Reports’ Alex Hutton about his […]

Bears fans get cautiously optimistic after hiring of coach Matt Eberflus

By Jack Savage Medill Reports “Cautiously optimistic,” said Mikey Williams, 24, a lifelong Bears fan, born and raised in Chicago. “I love bringing in a tough, defensive-minded, Midwest guy to a team that looked resigned to defeat under (former coach Matt) Nagy. The love (new coach Matt) Eberflus gets for turnovers makes me nervous as […]