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The Bears Den: June 23, 2015 - Offseason Chicago Bears news & notes

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Is Jon Bostic looking on the outside at the starter spots, despite having a stupid nickname and being beloved of the WCG community for that one time he made a play in his rookie preseason, for which he got fined?

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Bears 2015 preview - Greg Gabriel casts an eye over the Beloved: What the Bears have going on for them is the element of surprise early in the season, but it would be surprising to see them challenge for a playoff spot.

Kyle Long’s move to Tackle should be permanent - Dan Durkin: For the first time in a while, the Bears actually have an elite, homegrown talent in the building, and they must maximize Long’s unique skills at the position he’s best suited for.

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ICYMI: Bears news from last week - Larry Mayer: With the Bears concluding their offseason program after a three-day minicamp last week, there were a lot of interesting developments at Halas Hall.

Bears want Cutler, Royal to rediscover chemistry - Jeff Dickerson: Eddie Royal caught 91 passes as a rookie in Denver in 2008 when his QB was Jay Cutler, who made the Pro Bowl.

Will Jay Cutler reach potential in 2015? - ESPN's NFC North reporters given a non-Bears view. Seems fair, especially Rothstein's, but then again Jay presumably never shat on his cereal and then made him eat it.

David Fales welcoming latest challenge - Not-Hub Bartelson: Despite learning two offensive systems in two years and seeing the GM and coach that drafted him jettisoned, David Fales isn’t fazed at having to fight for his roster spot.

Roster analysis: LB competition - Moon Mullin: Sam Acho and Pernell McPhee were not signed to be situational pass rushers, but it is inside where four players are head-to-head for two jobs - something that was never the case in the time of Lance Briggs and Brian Urlacher [Video].

[Video] - Not-Hub Bartelson and Son of Hub discuss Jared Allen’s move from 4-3 DE to 3-4 OLB and what it means for the thirty-three year old veteran.

Meredith featured in 'Meet the Rookies' - Larry Mayer: The third of ChicagoBears.com’s four-part video series features UDFA receiver Cameron Meredith, a Chicago area native who attended Illinois State [Video].

TMZ - Blair Sheade: Former Bears Tight End Greg Olsen Compares Jay Cutler Too Cam Newton You Will Be ASTONISHED At What He Had 2 Say It Will ASTOUND You

TMZ - Blair Sheade: Siggi Bennett Wife Of Martellus Bennett Featured In Impromptu Foto Shoot You Will NOT Believe The Pick's When You See Them They Will AMAZE You Click Too See

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Know thy enemy: Packers - Adam Schein: Aaron Rodgers has QBed some prolific offenses in Green Bay, but is the best yet to come?

Know thy enemy: Lions - Isaac Chipps: For NFL rookies, the adjustment from college football to the pros is oftentimes difficult. As part of that transition, the Lions' rookies were taught how to tie a tie. [I'm a Double Windsor man, myself; the knot of the Single Windsor is too skinny for my liking. - Den]

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