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The Bears Den: July 10, 2014 - Chicago Bears offseason news and notes

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Pat O'Donnell, Tress Way to battle for job - Larry Mayer: Even though O'Donnell was the only punter selected in the 2014 NFL Draft, he'll have to earn his spot on the team's 53-man roster this summer.

Top 10 headlines from Bears' offseason - Dan Wiederer: Cutler extension set in motion a busy stretch that included overhauling defense, locking in Marshall.

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Bears 2014 training camp preview: Wide Receivers - Not-Hub Arkush: WR is the strongest position on the roster, but depth is a huge question behind the best pair of starting wideouts in the NFL.

[Video] ESPN - Skip Bayless and Stephen A. Smith discuss the current odds to win the 2014 NFL MVP. [KAPCON: Stephen A. Smith] Skip Bayless: Cutler will have 'huge year'.

David Bass: 'We have a lot to prove' - Charlie Roumeliotis: DE is "very eager" to get back on the field, but first will host a youth football camp with Kelvin Hayden to promote competitive tackle football in "a safe, structured and enjoyable environment."

Syracuse OC: Marc Trestman is NFL's Phil Jackson - Michael C. Wright: George McDonald described Trestman as such "in terms of how he sees the game from a different picture other than just football and Xs and Os."

Morgan accepts deal to have assault charge dismissed - Josh Morgan was accused of punching valet driver Kenneth Johnson outside a nightclub in Washington D.C. Rich Campbell: Duo were high school acquaintances.

Bears history - Michael C Wright with the third of three plays nominated as the most memorable in Bears franchise history: Walter Payton breaks six tackles on one 18-yard run, draws praise from HOFer Jim Brown.

Sun-Times Bears section here.

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Ditka

Al's Beef adds Spicy Jumbo Ditka Dog to menu - Luis Gomez: "The Spicy, Jumbo Ditka Dog is a taste to experience, and you better be prepared to tackle it with an appetite," said Ditka in a press release. The sausage is "almost three times the size of a traditional hot dog."

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[Video] NFL Network - Michael Irvin's top five wide receivers contains no Bears.

Know thy enemies - ESPN NFCN writers with the third of their teams' most memorable plays: Gary Anderson misses 38-yard FG to seal Vikings' '98 NFC title game loss ... Dan Orlovsky's safety in Lions' 0-16 season ... Rodgers to Jennings on 3rd&10 to clinch SB45.

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