The NFL was with out its main woman at the owner’s meetings this 7 days. Virginia McCaskey, Bears matriarch and daughter of George Halas, was not able to make the excursion to Florida as she recovers from a medical difficulty back again in January, according to several reports.
“She’s executing very perfectly,” Bears chairman, and Virginia’s son, George McCaskey informed reporters on Tuesday. “We’re all pretty grateful that she’s back again to her frequent plan, but she didn’t experience up to generating the trip. She really feels undesirable about it, No. 1 because she genuinely likes this location and No. 2 didn’t have the prospect to get to know Ryan and Katie and Matt and Kelly and their households a minor bit far better.”
George told the media that Virginia’s medical problem has been resolved.
Virginia turned 99 several years previous this year. She inherited the team from her father, when he died in 1983, but has remaining the duties of operating the staff to her loved ones. Virginia’s late spouse Ed took around as Bears chairman after Halas died, with their son Michael assuming the title of Bears president. Michael turned the key chairman of the crew in 1999, and held that title until 2011 when he retired from the position. Considering that 2011, George McCaskey has acted as the Bears chief chairman.
Regardless of her fingers-off solution, Virginia continues to be the experience of the Halas-McCaskey spouse and children, and is honored as an operator of the NFL’s charter franchise.
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