Aurora mayor Richard Irvin discusses city’s push for Chicago Bears

After the Chicago Bears announced that a future stadium in Arlington Heights was no longer their "singular focus," several other options have emerged for the city's NFL franchise as they search for a new home.

From a renewed pitch from Chicago to encouragements from Waukegan and Naperville, Illinois' second-largest city is now the latest suburb to throw their proverbial hat in the ring.

Aurora mayor and former Republican gubernatorial candidate Richard Irvin said the city's pitch, along with its size, has to do with "resources and capability" that the western suburb offers.

"We have a number of opportunities, land opportunities that we'll be sharing with them soon and talking about what we can do to negotiate and give them incentive to come to the same reward," Irvin told NBC Chicago.

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