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Free beer if you can make Cody Parkeys 43 yd kick….

Free beer if you can make Cody Parkeys 43 yd kick….

It’s easy to sit on your couch and mock an athlete like Chicago Bears kicker CODY PARKEY, who wasn’t able to hit a last minute, 43-yard field goal to beat the Philadelphia Eagles. So, Chicago’s Goose Island brewery wants you to put your money where your mouth is, with a new challenge. They’re building a goal post outside their building, and this Saturday, fans can show up and try to make that 43-yarder.  Oh, and in addition to bragging rights, you can also win a FREE CASE OF BEER EVERY WEEK FOR A YEAR! They Tweeted, quote, “A lot of armchair kickers are saying that they could hit that field goal, which we find DOUBTFUL.  You’re gonna sit there on your throne of potato chips and vape pens and criticize this dude’s athleticism?  GET REAL.”    
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THREAD *deep breath* we think we’re finally okay with talking about yesterday’s game. 1/5

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A lot of armchair kickers on here are saying that they could hit that field goal, which we find DOUBTFUL. You’re gonna sit there on your throne of potato chips and vape pens and criticize this dude’s athleticism? GET REAL. 2/5

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So you know what we’re going to do? Build a dang field goal post in the middle of the street outside of our brewery, and all you pro athletes can come out and prove us wrong. 3/5

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This weekend during normal taproom hours we’ll have a chance for you to show off your kicking skills. Hit the 43 yard field goal and you’ll win beer for a year and eternal glory. More info coming soon. 4/5

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    According to a list of rules they Tweeted out, you have to show up at noon to sign up, and spots will be limited.  You get one try, and, quote, “All Goose Island referee calls are final.” There’s no word how many people will get to kick, but anyone who makes it gets the free beer deal.  There’s also no word if employees are allowed to ‘ice’ the kickers . . . or if the kicks will be PARTIALLY BLOCKED, which would more accurately reflect Cody’s situation.     (Chicago Tribune)    
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We’re dead serious, we have a drawing and construction begins tomorrow.

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OFFICIAL RULES. Kickoff at 1 pm on 1/12.

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