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The Bears Den: July 20, 2015 - Offseason Chicago Bears news & notes

Is Alshon Jeffery ready to be The Man? Not in the "Undercover Brother" usage, I mean. That wouldn't make any sense.

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Defense will be key to Bears improvement - Matt Bowen answers 10 questions about what he expects from John Fox and his re-tooled Bears team.

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Superlatives Guide to Bears training camp - Rich Campbell takes a look at the roster.  Is Jon Bostic deserving of the "Most endangered veteran" category?

Roster analysis: D-line - Dan Wiederer: One offseason is hardly enough time to refortify the line, particularly with a scheme change underway. In many ways, the Bears are scrambling to make the best of a tough situation.

Roster analysis: O-line - Rich Campbell: Vladimir Ducasse is the Bears' only reserve with significant NFL experience, and coaching must compensate for that.

Roster analysis - Not-Hub Atkins: Alshon Jeffery has already proven that he’s good. What the Bears want to know now is if he can finally be great.

[Video] - Is-Hub Arkush and Not-Hubs Fishbain & Atkins count down numbers ten through six of the top 20 players whose level of play is most important to the Bears' 2015 success.

Cutler watch - For what it's worth, and to be honest I haven't read his stuff in a long time, Peter King double-Debbie-Downers on Jay Cutler.

QB rankings - Steven Ruiz has Jay Cutler 18th, based on the scores he gives him for passer attributes.  Someone level him up.

Backup QB rankings - Marc Sessler infuriates the Jimmy Clausen for starter crowd [I presume they exist as a subset of the Jay Cutler is the antichrist crowd; Ed Hochuli memes here - Den] by ranking him 30th out of 32, ahead of only Johnny Manziel and Blaine Gabbert.

Ex-Bears doing good things - David Just: Dan Hampton visited a Habitat for Humanity build site in Aurora on Thursday to raise awareness for "Building On!".

TMZ BDZ - Blair Sheade: A Bears Fan Bought New Official Nike Brandon Marshall Chicago Bears Jersey Online After His Trade To Jets And I Could NOT Believe My Eyes. I'm Still AMAZED At What He Paid For It OMG You Must See

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Who will win the NFC North? - ESPN's NFC North reporters favo(u)r the Packers to win the NFC North in 2015. Will a division rival join them in the playoffs?

Know thy enemy: Packers - Pete Dougherty: No doubt, Brett Favre is Packers’ greatest of all time; legendary QB may have saved football in Green Bay ... Rob Demovsky: Former and current Packers front office agree ... Vincent Frank: Impact of trade, 23 years on ... Jared Dubin: [Video] Five Farve Packers' highlights.

Know thy enemy: Lion - Tom Pelissero's offseason report: Can a healthy Calvin Johnson help restore the Lions' roar?

Know thy enemy's architectural design features: Vikings - (AP): Innovative roof makes Minnesota stadium lighten up.

Chicago a city of rich sports teams but not glittery owners - Rick Morrissey: Big city, famous teams, very rich owners, but no ostentatious displays of wealth. That’s just how Chicago rolls.