Bear Down: Chicago Bears Podcast
Matt Walsh of the Upright Citizens Brigade and screenwriter Scot Armstrong gather with fellow Chicagoans in Los Angeles every week to discuss their favorite football team: The Bears.
Four Jacks

Matt and guest co-host Fireman Pete welcome the Bears IT director onto the show to discuss a new player-oriented social app and consult with a voodoo fortune teller on the team's chances this season.

Direct download: BD-604.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 2:22am EDT

Riding Dirty

Matt and Scot welcome recently retired ballplayer Derek Jeter into the studio and learn the ins and outs of Bears flag etiquette from Fireman Pete.

Direct download: BD-603.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 7:10pm EDT

A Hot Bubble

In the wake of the Ray Rice and Adrian Peterson controversies, the guys talk to temp Acting Director of Ethics and Conduct for the NFL Brian Hoculi and a PR representative from Budweiser.

Direct download: BD-602.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 12:32pm EDT

Live from the UCB-LA

Matt, Scot and Joe welcome their friends Gary Busey, Doug Buffone, Fireman Pete and more to the UCB in Los Angeles for a special live show to kick off the new season.

Direct download: BD-601.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 6:43pm EDT

Matt, Scot and Joe cover the NFL draft with their old friends Dick Pepperfield, Mikhail Prokhorov, Doug Buffone and a few surprise special guests. (Recorded live at the UCB Theatre, Los Angeles on May 9, 2014.)

Direct download: Beardown.mp4
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 2:30pm EDT

BD Draft Show Streaming Live on May 9th!

Bear Down is streaming live on draft weekend! Go to on May 9th at 7pm PDT to watch live as all your favorite Bear Down characters converge at the UCB Theatre in Los Angeles to talk about the state of the football union.

Direct download: BeardownLiveMay9.mp3
Category:announcement -- posted at: 7:48pm EDT

I'm Too Sochi For My Shirt

Matt and Scot talk to Fireman Pete about his role in the Packers' playoff loss to San Franciscso, plus a transatlantic phone call from ex-replacement ref-turned-replacement Olympic curler Brian Hochuli.

Direct download: BD-511.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 2:30pm EDT

Baboons Vs. Baboons

The playoffs are here, and the Bear Down gang has reconvened to lament the absence of their beloved Bears. Matt and Scot welcome their old friends Doug Buffone, Mikhail Prokhorov, Dick Pepperfield and Ozzie Guillen to talk sports. Plus, a fan competes for a chance to win tickets on the Bear Down Podcruise.

Direct download: BD-510.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 2:32pm EDT