The Bears Den: January 21, 2014 - Chicago Bears news & notes

Bruce Kluckhohn-USA TODAY Sports

The first Bears Pro Bowl offensive lineman since 2006: Behold da power of da Ditkastache!

Jennings added to Pro Bowl roster - Larry Mayer: Tim Jennings was added to the Pro Bowl Monday, replacing Super Bowl-bound Richard Sherman of the Seahawks. Kyle Long "extremely humbled and honored" about being added.

Jennings, Long going to Pro Bowl - Bob LeGere: Jennings was instrumental in containing some of the league's top WRs in three straight weeks after Tillman's injury; Long is the first Bears O-lineman selected since Ruben Brown and Olin Kreutz following the 2006 season.

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Bears position outlook: QBs - Michael C. Wright reviews the Bears' signalcaller position and what moves the team may make going forward.

Marshall TD fifth best play of year - Larry Mayer: Bears fans voted Marshall's 5-yard TD reception from Cutler in the season finale against the Packers as the Bears' fifth best play of the season. [Video]

[Video] CSNChicago discussion - Will Bears be next team featured on 'Hard Knocks?' [KAPCON: 5] List of qualifying teams.

[Video] - An illustrated guide to Martellus Bennett's Bears uniform tweaks.

Sun-Times Bears section here.

Check WCGer Sackman's selection of Bears-themed tops here, or some t-shirt designs here.

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Some love for Seattle's Richard Sherman - Steve Rosenbloom: Thank goodness we found someone who sounded as big and angry and aggressive as we want our players to act on the field.

NFL may eliminate extra points - Nick Schwartz: Roger Goodell told Rich Eisen of the NFL Network that extra points may be removed from the game, in an effort to keep things lively.

Draft preview - Adam Hoge's observations from the first day of Senior Bowl practices: Garoppolo, Carr impress; North QBs struggle. Rob Rang, Dane Brugler: 10 observations from Monday's South and North practices.

Draft preview - Greg Gabriel profiles DT Timmy Jernigan, who's been mocked to the Bears, and CB Stanley Jean-Baptiste. Dave Miller: Senior Bowl players to watch.

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