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The Weekend Bears Den: August 30, 2014 - Chicago Bears preseason roster news and notes

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Bears preview - Sun-Times Bears reporters' interpretations vary about where the team are headed in 2014,

10 thoughts - Brad Biggs, after the Bears rested 40 of the 75 players on their roster Thursday night.

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Chicago Bears roster news

Roster news - Michael C. Wright: Bears waived Jordan Lynch on Friday, in addition to terminating vested veterans Armanti Edwards, Jeron Mastrud, Dennis Roland and Robert Turner.

Jordan Lynch in first wave of Bears' final cuts - Rich Campbell: The Bears have 70 players on their active roster, and some intriguing roster decisions remain.

Bears trim roster, waive NIU's Lynch - Bob LeGere: Release not a surprise considering he didn't play until well into Q4 in Thursday night's preseason finale. Not-Hub FishbainNot assured of a spot on PS.

Roster notes - Patrick Finley, Adam L. Jahns: Jordan Lynch gets cut; Kyle Fuller ready to start season; Jordan Palmer released by Bills.

[Video] - Patrick Finley: "Not looking good" for Lynch; more on backup RBs and Chris Conte.

Game review: Impressions from Bears-Browns - Dan Durkin: Which players improved their chances of sticking on the roster?

Breaking down the Bears' roster options - Bob LeGere with a look at what the 53-man roster might look like, position by position. Michael C. Wright's predictions.

Bears' roster options for Marquess Wilson - The Bears reportedly want to place Wilson on short-term IR; Rich Campbell looks at the pros and cons of each of their possible moves. Moon Mullin: Making sense of Bears' WR situation.


Bears about to enter great unknown - Jon Greenberg: With variables so great for the Bears entering the regular season, optimism vs skepticism reigns. And that's exactly what makes the NFL king of sports.

McCray raises game, should start at free safety - Adam L. Jahns: Danny McCray, signed to be a special-teams stalwart, stands out as the best example of an unheralded player who took his opportunity and ran with it.

[Video] SportsTalk Live - What did the final preseason game teach us about the Bears? [KAPCON: 5]

[Video] Highlights of Bears-Browns; photos from the game, from the sidelines and in the locker room from

[Video] - A look back through the Bears' 2014 Preseason games.

Deadspin: Why your team sucks - Bears edition [Tip of the hat to Red Line Trane].

NFL history - MNF moments, No. 10: Bears' only 1985 loss at Miami.

Sun-Times Bears section here.

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Ditka - Ditka on the Bears' preseason, making the final cuts, how the defense will look come week 1, and changes to the league's domestic violence policy.

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NFL teams transitioning to in-season mode - Andrew Brandt: The long, arduous process of roster assembling will be largely completed by the end of this week, and front offices will start to focus on 2015.

The magic number is 53 - Greg Gabriel's thoughts on roster cuts, practice squad adjustments, Josh Gordon and more.

Behind the cutdown curtain - Jack Bechta: An inside look at the roster pare down in the NFL.

Know thy enemy: Packers - Alex Marvez: Rejuvenated Julius Peppers takes Lambeau Leap of Faith in transitioning to 3-4 outside linebacker.

Know thy enemy: Lions - Michael Rothstein: Lions' poor record with recent second-round picks continues. at least for the moment, with Kyle Van Noy.

Know thy enemy: Vikings - Vinnie Iyer: The NFL's most underrated offense wears purple and gold.

Cheerleaders - with the best of the preseason cheerleaders.  8/71: I may have spotted a potential future Mrs Spongie.


Glorious. Simply glorious.