Tough sledding in Windy City for Israel Idonije

Chicago Bears defensive lineman Israel Idonije has been starting for the NFL team recently but that...

Chicago Bears defensive lineman Israel Idonije has been starting for the NFL team recently but that didn't stop him from using a day off to visit with school kids in Winnipeg. (MARCEL CRETAIN/Winnipeg Sun file photo)

PAUL FRIESEN, QMI Agency

, Last Updated: 1:08 AM ET

WINNIPEG - When you’re a winner in a great sports town like Chicago, you’re on top of the world.

Veteran D-lineman Izzy Idonije has experienced some of that in his career with the NFL’s Bears, reaching the Super Bowl in 2007.

When you’re losing in a great sports town like Chicago, there’s nothing quite like it, either.


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