The guys talk about the Fire’s weird run of form: a big win over the Philadelphia Union, followed by a loss to lowly San Jose, a game that sees Xherdan Shaqiri leave with another injury. Plus, the guys look ahead to this week’s matchup with the Crew. And, with the recent discovery that a former MLS player died with CTE, and another former player believes he may also have it, what can we do? Is it time to ban heading from the sport?


Chicago Fire beat writer and podcast host for CHGO. Youth soccer coach. Exhausted dad. Former TV news reporter. Taco enthusiast. Follow me on Twitter @patrickmccraney.