The Bears Den: September 8, 2011

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"...where it's not our first rodeo."

Cutler needs a career year - chicagotribune.com David Haugh: If Bears quarterback plays up to his potential, good things should flow for him and his team.

Barber will miss season opener with sore calf muscle - chicagotribune.com Vaughn McClure: Unproven Kahlil Bell moves into back spot behind starter Matt Forte. Jeff Joniak's Keys to the Game.

Moon: Forte giving away the game plan? Matt Forte sent a message to the Falcons. Video: Florio talks Bears

There are a lot of distractions. Follow WCG on Twitter and everything else will fall into place.

Meriweather's pay indicates he'll play - chicagotribune.com Brad Biggs: New Bears safety gets a substantial raise after Patriots cut him.

Pressure is on Williams to make good impression early on - Chicago Sun-Times The Bears made Roy Williams their No. 1 split end at the start of training camp. Now the big question is: Will they give him time to prove he deserved it?

Williams hopes for apology from critics - Chicago Bears Blog - ESPN Chicago Michael C. Wright: Roy Williams wants his critics to apologize if he gets off to a hot start. Dungy: Bears will be 'formidable'

Bears' big three find common ground - ESPN Chicago Jon Greenberg: Improvement of Jay Cutler, Matt Forte and Roy Williams required to jump-start offense. Video: NFL Live makes Bears predictions Come get 'yer morning stink.

Bears' wide receivers give Martz hope for increased scoring - DailyHerald.com Bob LeGere: There's nothing complicated about the Bears' mission Sunday against the Atlanta Falcons, according to offensive coordinator Mike Martz.

Forte reluctantly resigned to playing out his deal with Bears - chicagotribune.com Brad Biggs: Without extension, running back forced to put his game on the line at great financial risk. Forte Disappointed But Will Play On | NBC Chicago

Kreutz has high praise for replacement Garza - Chicago Sun-Times Sean Jensen: Roberto Garza replaced Olin Kreutz on Wednesday as one of the Bears’ five captains. Garza said he’s going to rely on many of the lessons he learned from Kreutz.

Bernstein: Welcome Back To Bears Football " CBS Chicago As we focus once again on the sheer joy of watching huge men clobber each other until their brains leak out, I’m picturing the next four months for the Bears, and here’s what’s in store.

Lovie Smith: Lovie Smith recalls 9/11 - chicagotribune.com Vaughn McClure: Coach looks forward to special moment of remembrance Sunday.

Saints-Packers: Will offseason Brees-led workouts help Saints? - chicagotribune.com Sam Farmer: Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers doesn't think so, and it could be determined in NFL opener Thursday night.

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