“I had to do something I am a die hard bears fan.”
Roscoe, Illinois resident Philip Rhymer has been a Bears fan for half a century. It’s been a long time since he or any Bears fans could get so excited about a team as he is about this year’s Bears team. He’s not afraid to show his pride. He has made a super-sized Bears yard display and put it in his front lawn.
“The day after Christmas I gave Santa his due. I had nine reindeer and a Santa out there. I pulled him off the lawn the day after Christmas and put this up, and I’ve heard nothing but good responses from it.”
Three generations of Bears fans are loving this team and the players on it.
“Khalil Mack, I mean he’s big, but he’s quick and he’s really cool too!,” says Adrian Lucas, Ryhmer’s grandson.
Ryhmer’s display might be far from finished depending on how far the Bears go in the playoffs.
“If we continue to win I may add on to the display for every game we win just to keep the momentum going,” says Rhymer.