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The Bears Den: August 14, 2015

The Chicago Bears won big over the Miami Dolphins Thursday night. Let's take a look at the latest headlines.

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Depending on how you look at Thursday night's contest, the Bears were either big winners, or showed plenty to be concerned with. That's how preseason works.  If you're a fan, perhaps the most important thing is a victory, but for the coaching staff, it's about individual player performance.

- Matt Forte was a healthy scratch for the game last night, as the team has a significant battle going on for the #2 and #3 RB position on the depth chart. But Alshon Jeffery didn't play because of an apparent calf injury. (LINK)

- The Bears won the turnover battle handily against the Dolphins, and head coach John Fox was happy with that. (LINK)

- David Haugh continues where he left off last season-- finding things to criticize about the Bears. (LINK)

- Brad Biggs says that the Bears defense is in dire need of playmakers. (LINK)

- Dan Durkin has five things that jumped out to him in the first preseason game. (LINK)

- PHOTOS from last night's game at Soldier Field. (LINK)

- Kyle Long: Goose calls Cutler out on his crap, and Cutler holds his teammates accountable in a genuinely caring way. (LINK)

- This is important: A review of the concessions at Soldier Field. (LINK)

- Sherick McManis was johnny-on-the-spot last night for the defense. (LINK)

- John Fox wanted his offense to have a 12+ play scoring drive on Thursday night. Jay Cutler's second drive was an 11-play scorgin drive that ended in a FG.  (LINK)

- Fox calls the victory over the Dolphins "not bad". (LINK)

- Jared Allen was humbled by poor play on Thursday against the Phins. (LINK)

We'll have more to come today-- stay tuned!