One day the Chicago Bears part of Maynard's life will only be a memory, but being a husband and a father is forever. "I hope I'm fortunate enough to play five or six more years to the point where my youngest is talking about it," Maynard says. "At that point I think it would just be a bigger deal to be around the other guys on the team. They'll start realizing, 'Hey, wait a minute. That's Rex Grossman, that's Brian Urlacher' and they'll understand what that means. In my mind, I think they'll always just see me as Dad."
Kate Pancero is the assistant editor of Chicago Parent and editor of the E-News Update.
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