Why I love these Bears
" Dipping into his own pocket, Vasher will provide a fan and a guest roundtrip airline tickets, four nights in a luxury hotel and two tickets to the Pro Bowl game. The winner, who will be chosen in a random drawing Feb. 2, will also dine with the cornerback in Hawaii.Bless you, Mr. Vasher. Now if I could only stomach listening to Mike North.
With fans accounting for one-third of the vote (along with NFL players and coaches), Vasher knows that he would have had a difficult time making the Pro Bowl without their support.
"It's just a way for me to show the fans how much I appreciate them," he said. "There's no way I could have had an opportunity to go to the Pro Bowl if it wasn't for their votes.
"It's just a way for me to get a chance to hang out with a couple of them and have a good time out there in Hawaii.
"It was really important to me to show the fans how important they are."