The Bears Den: October 6, 2011

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"...where we absolutely do not want to see [poop] flying."

Hester possessed a passion to be great In his weekly Q&A with ChicagoBears.com, GM Jerry Angelo discusses the process that led the Bears to draft Devin Hester, Lance Louis and D.J. Moore. Joniak's Keys to the Game

Have Lions arrived as a contender? Pompei: Detroit Lions are one of only two undefeated teams in the NFL as they prepare for the Chicago Bears' visit Monday night.

Forte’s numbers are impressive, but will Bears pay up? Jensen: Matt Forte is one of the Bears’ lowest-paid veterans, making $600,000 this season in the final year of his four-year, $3.7 million rookie contract.

Follow WCG on Twitter. Two words: Cloud Ten.

Tillman: Johnson is the Goliath of receivers So sayeth the "Moon": On Wednesday, the Bears cornerback talked about how he wasn't entirely surprised by Detroit's turnaround. Tillman (the David of cornerbacks?) had high praise for Calvin Johnson by saying, "He's in his own ballclub, he's the Goliath of receivers." Latest Bears video

Tyler Clutts makes impact as fullback Biggs: It has been a whirlwind month for player cut by Cleveland Browns and CFL

Durkin: Bears First Quarter Report Card Lovie Smith evaluates the regular season in four quarters, so let’s evaluate Lovie’s crew in the same fashion.

McMichael headed to White House: 'That's surreal to me' "Mongo" speaks on White House visit, Payton book; gnaws on Fred Mitchell's leg. An honor 25 years in the making

Video: Predicting Bears-Lions Darren Woodson uses The Predictor to predict the outcome of Bears-Lions because basically that's what The Predictor does. It predicts stuff. Unlike a postdictor, which would be mostly useless, unless its called news.

Grizzly Detail: Yahoo! Sports Fantasy guru Andy Behrens celebrates the Bears' Matt Forte and the Lions' Matthew Stafford.

'MNF' in Detroit: Modern-day running Seifert: The nation will tune in Monday night for what might be called a post-modern look at the Black and Blue division.

From ‘Sweetness’ – How Walter Payton learned to run hard Farrar: Jeff Pearlman agreed to let Shutdown Corner run another excerpt from the book. This part focuses much more on Payton's college days, and the roots of the running style that would eventually make him perhaps the NFL's greatest all-time player.

NFL Videos: Sound FX: Jay Cutler Check out the sights and sounds of Bears QB Jay Cutler when he takes on the Carolina Panthers in Week 4.

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