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The Bear's Den: October 12, 2016

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Mutual respect is the order of the day, as two old war horses, Peanut & Megatron, share the love...

The best vs the best
The best vs the best
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BEAR DOWN, CHICAGO BEARS, BEAR DOWN!!!!

BEARRRSSSS

Hub Arkush: Film shows missed opportunities for Brian Hoyer to connect with Alshon Jeffery - Pro Football WeeklyBears' loss had plenty of positives, but too many negatives to get a road win.

Campbell & Wiederer: Is Bears' offense playing well enough to keep Brian Hoyer at quarterback? - Chicago Tribune - The Chicago Bears' quarterback situation has mushroomed into major storyline

Mayer: Lunch with Larry 10.11.16 - ChicagoBears.com - Bears Senior Writer Larry Mayer discussed the performances of quarterback Brian Hoyer, running back Jordan Howard and recapped Week 5.

All-22 Slideshow: Chicago Bears get screen game going, but pass defense struggled vs. Colts - Pro Football Weekly - Our weekly look back using the coaches film angle of the key plays from Sunday's Bears game.

PFW Chicago Podcast: What went wrong in Indy, and can the Bears beat the Jaguars? - Pro Football Weekly - It's our sleepy podcast coming after the late-night Cubs game, where we recap Bears-Colts and discuss Brian Hoyer vs. Jay Cutler (2:58) and what went wrong in Indianapolis. We turn the page to the Jaguars and go Behind Enemy Lines with Ryan O'Hallora.

Perez: Bears add tight end to practice squad, waive Demontre Hurst - Bears Wire - The Chicago Bears signed tight end Marcel Jensen to their practice squad and releaded cornerback Demontre Hurst

Cox: Bears bring back cornerback De’Vante Bausby from the practice squad - Bears Wire - The Chicago Bears promoted cornerback De'Vante Bausby from the practice squad in an effort to add more depth in the secondary.

Finley: Martellus Bennett rips Bears, QB Jay Cutler to ESPN - Chicago Sun-Times - Former Bears tight end Martellus Bennett said Jay Cutler is not a leader, and called his former teammates the reason the Bears didn't win more

SportsTalk Live: Are the Bears better with Brian Hoyer? - CSN Chicago - On SportsTalk Live, the guys break down the latest on the Bears' quarterback situation.

Mullen: Bears wide receiver Kevin White set to have leg surgery - CSN Chicago - Bears wide receiver Kevin White will have surgery on his broken left fibula this week, an injury suffered in the victory over the Detroit Lions.

Video: Patrick Mannelly breaks down the loss to the Colts - CSN ChicagoPatrick Mannelly looks at some of the film from the Bears' Week 5 loss to the Colts.

Ottochian: The Captivating Career of Jay Cutler - Bears Wire - No player in NFL history has overcome more and received less credit than Jay Cutler. His career has been nothing short of miraculous.

Perez: Chicago Bears are off to worst start in last 11 years - Bears Wire - The Chicago Bears 1-4 start is the worst the club has experienced in the last 11 seasons

Tillman: 'NFL Films Presents': Dear Calvin - NFL Videos - Charles Tillman's video honoring Calvin Johnson.

Lichtenstadter: Calvin Johnson pays tribute to Peanut Tillman - The Comeback - Detroit Lions receiver Calvin Johnson paid tribute to former Chicago Bears corner Peanut Tillman, who narrated a video praising Johnson last week.

Megatron Charles Johnson

POLISH SAUSAGE

NFL Offensive Line of the Week: Packers protect Aaron Rodgers - NFL.comCardinals running back David Johnson was unstoppable. Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers was untouchable. Did either team's O-line qualify as the top unit of the week in Shaun O'Hara's eyes? Ken's Note: Bears gain more yards on the ground, in the air, Ken's Note: Chicago had more rushing yards, more passing yards, no sacks & fewer hurries. The difference was, apparently, a couple of penalties.

KNOW THY ENEMY

Kaye: Marquee Matchup, Jacksonville offensive line vs. Willie Young - WTLV TV Firstcoastnews.com - The Jaguars (1-3) have come off the bye week chomping at the bit after scoring the team's first victory in Week 4. With a tally in the win column, the team will now look to add to its win total on the road against the Chicago Bears (1-4).

Boden: Blake Bortles, 'Allen Brothers' trying to help Jaguars gain traction - CSN Chicago - The Jaguars are 1-3, but won their last game and are coming off a bye week before heading into the Week 6 game against the Bears.

Boden: Jags 'D' making small steps after big paydays - CSN Chicago - The Jaguars spent a lot of money in the offseason on defense, but haven't produced in terms of points allowed to match the spending yet in 2016.

Crow: Myles Jack will play more 'OTTO', says Gus Bradley - Big Cat Country - After playing well in his debut, Jaguars fans can expect to see more Myles Jack.

Day: Lack of explosive plays the difference with the Jaguars - Big Cat Country - The Jacksonville Jaguars could be 3-1 as easily as they are 1-3 if their offense had at least plateaued to where they were last year. But they’ve regressed — and nowhere is that more obvious than...

IN CASE YOU MISSED IT ON WINDY CITY GRIDIRON

Householder: Four observations from Colts-Bears - Windy City Gridiron - The Bears are now 1-4 on the season, coming home to face a 1-3 team coming off their bye week. Things are going to get considerably more difficult for the Bears after the Jaguars game Sunday, as they immediately turn around on a short week to face the hated Packers and then face the undefeated and scary-good defense of the Minnesota Vikings.

Wiltfrong: Ten Thoughts on the NFL - Windy City Gridiron - Check out my Thoughts on the NFL this week and be sure to add a few of your own in the comment section.

Zeglinski's Bearish and Bullish: Week 5, Chicago Bears vs. Indianapolis Colts - Windy City GridironBryce Callahan continues to impress, Cameron Meredith emerges, and more in the Week 5 stock report.

FANPOSTS

Ask A Jag Fan: Jags @ Bears - Windy City Gridiron - Howdy y'all! Hurricane here from BCC! I will be standing by to answer any questions you may have about the Jags, or any other questions about Northeast Florida/the "Storm of the Century", etc. I...

FanPosts - Recent - Windy City Gridiron - Here's a link to our FanPost section, where YOU have the opportunity to contribute to Windy City Gridiron. Take a few minutes and write a post about what you are thinking about regarding the Chicago Bears, and there'a chance it will be linked right here in the Den.

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