Bears cornerback Charles Tillman specializes in takeaways.
But a delivery might keep him off the field this week.
Tillman told 670 The Score he might miss Sunday’s game against the Texans if his wife goes into labor.
“The wife is due any day, so hopefully this baby can stay in until after the game on Sunday,” Tillman said. “I hope she stays in – I’m having another girl. Monday, for sure, but if she comes Sunday, I think I’m going to have to be at the hospital Sunday. So, I hope she stays in until after Sunday.”
While that may not sound as considerate as I’m sure it was intended, Tillman deserves credit for having his priorities in order.
He also deserves consideration for defensive player of the year honors through the first half.
He has seven forced fumbles and two interceptions returned for touchdowns, leading the Bears to a 7-1 record.
But that pales in comparison to what he’s scheduled to receive soon.