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The Bears Den: September 8, 2015

The Chicago Bears will kick off the season against the Green Bay Packers this weekend... Come get caught up on all the latest news and updates.

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Week 1 of the 2015 season sees the Chicago Bears start the season off at Soldier Field against the Green Bay Packers-- quite a daunting task for a Chicago team that is still trying to figure out what its roster will look like, but hey, it's a little bit exciting to start the season against a heated rival.

Let's get caught up on some headlines...

- Bears general manager Ryan Pace praises Pernell McPhee, states he is a violent player. (LINK)

- Switching from quarterback to wide receiver has changed rookie Cameron Meredith's entire career. (LINK)

- The Bears finalized their 10-man Practice Team over the holiday weekend. (LINK)

- Alshon Jeffery still not practicing with less than a week to go before the season starts. (LINK)

- But the #2 and #3 wide receivers were back at practice after letting a few dings heal up. (LINK)

- While the team still hasn't made a public statement, it seems logical that Kyle Long will be kicking outside to play RT. (LINK)

- Long is "just a freak", and possibly the best athlete on the Bears line. (LINK)

- The Chicago Bears are trying to restore credibility with their new general manager and head coach. (LINK)

- John Timu benefiting from roster turnover, has an opportunity to step up. (LINK)

- Defensive line is a major concern as the Bears look to kick off their year. (LINK)

Stay tuned to WCG as we will have more info and updates for you as the day progresses...