The Bears Den: January 09, 2014 - Chicago Bears news & notes

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Jay Cutler picked a funny time to play "Grab-ass"

Larry Mayer's Chalk Talk - Larry discusses the Bears players who are slated to become free agents, the defense allowing points immediately after the offense had scored, and the likelihood of Khaseem Greene moving to safety.

Bears mailbag - Brad Biggs answers questions about Mel Tucker's future, defensive changes, salary cap space, and what to do about Josh McCown.

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X&Os - Michael C. Wright with #3 of his 10 plays that shaped the Bears' 2013 season in a bad way.

Long named to PFF All-Rookie Team - Larry Mayer: After starting all 16 games on a revamped O-line, Kyle Long has been named to the PFF All-Rookie Team.

[Video] - Alshon Jeffery had a sensational second season, which saw him haul in 89 receptions for over 1,400 yards and 7 TDs. Take a look at his top plays.

Photos - With the regular season over, takes a pictorial look at the Bears' 2013 statistical leaders.

Mock Draft - Chris Burke has the Bears looking to upgrade the safety position in the first round.

Lovie Smith now in prime position to do some good for Bears - Moon Mullin: In the upcoming season Tampa Bay has six games against the NFC South, a division against which Smith’s schemes have fared well.

NFC South becoming 'Bears South' - Moon Mullin: Bears’ 2014 games vs NFC South are shaping up to be a succession of reunions between former Bears coaches and players, albeit not necessarily all amicable.

15 most memorable Divisional Playoffs in NFL history - Fog Bowl? Check.

Bears doing good things - Larry Mayer: Roberto Garza and his peers throughout the NFL are continuing to team up with the United Way to recruit fans as volunteer readers, tutors and mentors.

I haven't been able to read any Sun-Times Bears articles for a couple of days now (free article limit), but here's their index page for Bears stuff if you can.

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Falcons hire Mike Tice - Brad Biggs: Former Bears coach hired to coach the offensive line of the Atlanta Falcons. Non-Tribune link.

[Video] - New Bucs head coach Lovie Smith joins Brian Urlacher and Jay Glazer on FFD.

Know thy enemy: Packers - Rob Demovsky's Packers season wrap-up.

Know thy enemy: Vikings - Ben Goessling: Johnny Manziel tempting, but price is high.

Know thy enemy: Lions - Michael Rothstein with some potential draft targets at WR and CB for the Lions.


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