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inside the espn series on bears season ticket holders

espn is about to roll out its multi-platform docuseries profiling a collection of bears season ticket holders from section 250 at soldier field. “we the fans” premieres at 9 p.m. tuesday on espn, with episodes also available on the watch espn app beginning tuesday.“i've heard a lot of good things about it,” bears chairman george mccaskey said recently at the nfl owners’ meetings. “i think it'll highlight the passion of our great fans, and i'm looking forward to seeing it.”the tribune recently spoke with two people about their involvement in the project. mike schaefer is one of the fans profiled in the series. the 33-year-old west loop resident has had season tickets in his family his whole life.chad millman, who holds the title vice president, editorial director, domestic digital content at espn, is helping to oversee the project and its many arms. written essays, photo galleries and more will supplement the tv documentary.here are q&a’s with schaefer and millman, edited for length and clarity.mike schaefer, bears season ticket holderhow did you become part of this project? my dad, actually, got a call — the tickets are in his name. the bears called him and gave him a little bit of background of what they knew. they had limited information about the piece. at that point, i don’t think espn really knew what this could turn into. he’s like, "nah, you’ve got to contact my son."they called me at work. i usually don’t pick up my phone, but i picked u...