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The Weekend Bears Den: July 27, 2014 - Chicago Bears training camp news and notes

Everyone gathered around the only functioning ipad during a break to catch up on the special edition training camp Sunday Bears Den.

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Jared Allen found perfect fit in Bears - Dan Wiederer: Prized free agent sought team that could win now but wouldn't try to change his style.

Evidence mounts that D-line will play some two-gap - Adam Hoge - Bears are remaining a 4-3 base but seek to keep opposing O-linemen off the linebackers.

George McCaskey understands Bears fans' expectations, passion - Not-Hub Arnold: Phil Emery’s declaration that the Bears' goal is to win a championship may have seemed simplistic and obvious. But for the Bears' chairman, the bottom-line statement hit the nail on the head.

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Bears training camp, day 2

Hayden takes advantage of time with 1's - Not-Hub Fishbain: Kelvin Hayden is clearly ahead of last year’s nickel corner, Isaiah Frey, on the depth chart, and currently is the team’s No. 4 corner. Jeff Dickerson: Healthy Hayden back in the mix.

Greene makes impressive interception - Larry Mayer: Battling for a job at LB, second-year pro Khaseem Greene made the type of impact play Saturday that he strives to produce every time he steps on the practice field.

Team notes - Rich Campbell's observations and thoughts from day 2: Hayden’s interceptions showed value of a veteran presence at slot corner; backup QBs inaccurate; second skirmish of camp; highlights and lowlights. Day 2 recap.

Team notes - Not-Hub Fishbain: D-line feisty in last day without pads; highlights and more observations from practice.

Team notes - Michael C. Wright with a review of day 2 of training camp: Cutler and Bennett iron out kinks in red zone, injury and backup QB news. Jeff Dickerson: Tempers flare in 11-on-11.

Injury news - Michael C. Wright: Tim Jennings and Willie Young both day to day with quad soreness, though their injuries aren’t considered serious.

[Video] View from the Moon - Moon Mullin: Defensive depth shows in Day 2 of camp

[Video] CSNChicago discussion - Will Shea McClellin pan out at LB? [KAPCON: 5]

[Video] - with highlights from the 2nd day of practice. Photos.


Team Report - The SportsXchange with a roundup of the Bears' latest offseason and training camp news.

Matt Forte shows no signs of aging at 28 - Brad Biggs: Running back carries a heavy workload but says offseason regimen has helped preserve his body.

[Video] - Brian Urlacher is part of the FoxSports panel that takes a look at what it will take for Jay Cutler and company to take care of business in Chicago.

Roster analysis - Andrew Seligman: Backup QB one of the few areas of concern for an offense that ranked among the league's best last season and has all its starters back.

[Video] CSNChicago discussion - Does more money mean more expected leadership for Jay Cutler? [KAPCON: 5]

Sun-Times Bears section here.

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Know thy enemy: Vikings - Ben Goessling with notes from day 2 of Vikings camp: Adrian Peterson seeing much more use in the screen game.

Know thy enemy: Packers - Rob Demovsky's notes from day 1 of Packers camp ... Addition of Julius Peppers key to giving Clay Matthews more freedom ... With Jordy Nelson signed, is Randall Cobb next?


Go, Bears, go!