BEAR DOWN, CHICAGO BEARS, BEAR DOWN!!!!
HOYER & LONG INJURIES
Wiederer: Bears right guard Kyle Long says arm injury is significant - Chicago Tribune - Chicago Bears guard Kyle Long had a blunt description for the injury that chased him from Thursday night’s 26-10 loss to the Green Bay Packers at Lambeau Field.
Kwiecinski: Bears RG Kyle Long leaves game vs. Packers - Bears Wire - Chicago Bears RG Kyle Long left the team's Week 7 game with an injury
Cox: Brian Hoyer leaves Bears game with injury, replaced by Matt Barkley - Bears Wire - Chicago Bears quarterback Brian Hoyer left Thursday night's game and was replaced by backup Matt Barkley.
Report: Bears QB Brian Hoyer suffers broken left arm vs. Packers - CSN Chicago - Brian Hoyer left Thursday night's game against the Packers in the second quarter with a broken left arm, according to CBS Sports' Tracy Wolfson.
Potash: Brian Hoyer, Kyle Long suffer injuries; Matt Barkley in for Bears - Chicago Sun-Times - Bears quarterback Brian Hoyer left Thursday's game with an injury
AP: Bears QB Brian Hoyer breaks left arm - Daily Herald - Chicago Bears quarterback Brian Hoyer was knocked out in the second quarter Thursday night against the Green Bay Packers with a broken arm.
Campbell: Brian Hoyer suffers broken left arm during Bears-Packers game - Chicago Tribune - Bears quarterback Brian Hoyer was knocked out in the second quarter Thursday night against the Green Bay Packers with a left arm injury.
Fishbain: Green Bay Packers wear down banged-up Chicago Bears in Thursday night rout - Pro Football Weekly - Bears started well, but couldn't compete vs. Rodgers with so many players injured
Mayer: Bears fall to Packers - ChicagoBears.com - The Bears trailed 6-3 at halftime and led in the third quarter 10-6, but could not hold back the Packers in a 26-10 loss at Lambeau Field.
Cox: Beaten-up Bears fall to 1-6 in Thursday night loss to Packers - Bears Wire - The Chicago Bears suffered their fifth loss of the season at the hands of the Green Bay Packers, 26-10 on Thursday Night Football.
Hub Arkush: Chicago Bears lose again, but positive signs emerge vs. Green Bay Packers - Pro Football Weekly - Defense plays well for 2 1/2 quarters
Bears elevate McPhee to active roster - ChicagoBears.com - Outside linebacker Pernell McPhee has been elevated to the active roster from reserve/physically unable to perform and waived fullback Paul Lasike.
Wiederer: Pernell McPhee returns for Bears in limited role - Chicago Tribune - The Bears have activated outside linebacker Pernell McPhee off the physically-unable-to-perform list, a move that positions McPhee to play for the first time
Fishbain: Rookie Leonard Floyd flashes big-play ability in Chicago Bears loss to Green Bay Packers - Pro Football Weekly - Floyd picked up two sacks and scored a touchdown on a strip-sack
Cox: Studs and Duds from the Bears’ 26-10 loss to the Packers - Bears Wire - Leonard Floyd and Ka'Deem Carey were a few of the bright spots for the Chicago Bears in their 26-10 loss to the Green Bay Packers.
Finley: Broken and beaten, Bears lose QB Brian Hoyer, game to Packers - Chicago Sun-Times - Having finally taken a two-score lead on the first play of the fourth quarter, Packers fans began to vocalize. "Bears still suck!" they said.
AP: With Anemic Offense, Bears Fall 26-10 To Packers - CBS Chicago - The Bears offense produced just 11 first downs and 152 total yards in the first 58 minutes of action.
LeGere: Packers send wounded Bears to 1-6 - Daily Herald - It was a war of attrition Thursday night in the 193rd game of the Bears-Packers series, the most played rivalry in NFL history. But the Packers had quarterback Aaron Rodgers, and the Bears didn't. That was the big difference in Green Bay's victory that raised them to 4-2 while dropping the injured and insulted Bears to 1-6.
Wesseling: Todd Gurley, Andrew Luck (and Alshon Jeffery) headline 'trapped' players - NFL.com - What do Andrew Luck, Todd Gurley and Alshon Jeffery have in common? They're all being held hostage by their environments. Chris Wesseling lists 10 players trapped in bad situations.
Biggs: Packers drub Bears in 4th quarter but not before Leonard Floyd arrives - Chicago Tribune - Rookie outside linebacker Leonard Floyd sacked Aaron Rodgers twice, including once for a sack-strip touchdown in Bears' 26-10 loss.
Wiederer: Reeling Bears suffer another loss, another wave of injuries vs. Packers - Chicago Tribune - The losses continue to pile up for the Bears at an alarming rate. A 26-10 setback against the Packers at Lambeau Field left John Fox's team at 1-6.
Schmelzler: Chicago Bears Early Seven-Round 2017 NFL Mock Draft - NFL Spin Zone - It is painfully early, but the 1-5 Chicago Bears need to be looking forward. Check out this seven-round 2017 NFL Mock Draft for the Bears.
Billick: How to handle a diva wide receiver - NFL.com - Odell Beckham Jr.'s kicking-net antics aren't the first diva-like actions to strike the NFL. Remember Terrell Owens' end zone adventures? Brian Billick explains how to handle these polarizing playmakers.
Tom Brady, Joe Montana head top 10 quarterbacks in NFL history - NFL.com - Elliot Harrison compiles his list of the 10 best quarterbacks in NFL history. Has Tom Brady surpassed Joe Montana? Or can Joe Cool hang on to his spot atop the historical hierarchy? Ken's Note: Shockingly, there are no Bears on this list.
Garafalo: Mike McCarthy says 2011 CBA is cause of increase in injuries - NFL.com - The Packers have been ravaged by injuries so far this season, and coach Mike McCarthy has an explanation why the injury toll has increased around the league in recent years.
Arthur Arkush: New York Giants reportedly signing former Bears PK Robbie Gould - Pro Football Weekly - Gould is set to replace Josh Brown, whom Giants won't take to London to face Rams
Reports: Ex-Bears K Robbie Gould to sign with Giants - Chicago Sun-Times - While the Bears were playing Thursday night, Robbie Gould was landing a job.
Ficillo & Socalisteph: NFL PUP list, Injured Reserve, NFI List rules - Niners Nation - We look at the difference of the Physically Unable to Perform (PUP), Non-Football Injury (NFI) and the Injured Reserve (IR) lists. Ken's Note: This isn't new, but people have been asking so I thought I would post this link, it explains it all well.
KNOW THY ENEMY
Orr: Doug Pederson says Sam Bradford trade a win-win - NFL.com - The Vikings and Eagles play one another on Sunday, the two teams behind one of the most intriguing exchanges this year. Eagles coach Doug Pederson called the Sam Bradford trade a 'win-win.'
Orr: Eddie Lacy (ankle surgery) placed on injured reserve - NFL.com - Eddie Lacy's season just took a massive hit. Lacy will need to undergo ankle surgery, a source informed told NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport. The team confirmed he was placed on injured reserve. Ken's Note: Lacey is out for at lease 8 weeks, so... in John Fox speak... "he's got an ankle. It's day to day."
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Wiltfong: Chicago Bears Sackwatch 2016 Week 6 vs Jacksonville Jaguars - Windy City Gridiron - The Jacksonville Jaguars had one sack against the Chicago Bears, but it wasn’t necessarily a bad thing for Chicago.
Wiltfong: WCG Predicts Bears vs Packers - Windy City Gridiron - WCG’s collection of writers offers up our picks for the Bears vs Packers game, be sure to drop your prediction in the comment section!
Wiltfong: The Chicago Bears have activated Pernell McPhee for tonight’s game - Windy City Gridiron - The Chicago Bears have activated outside linebacker Pernell McPhee from the reserve/physically unable to perform list (PUP) and waived fullback Paul Lasike.
Sunderbruch: Bears QB injures arm in Bears vs. Packers - Windy City Gridiron - Five minutes into the second quarter on Thursday night, Chicago Bears quarterback Brian Hoyer went down with an injury to his left arm after being hit as he released the football. Hoyer struggled even to be able to stand up after the hit, and he needed help getting to the sideline. He was hit by multiple Packers, and struggled even when Kyle Long tried to help him up.
Sunderbruch: Bears lineman on sideline during 2nd quarter versus Packers - Windy City Gridiron - The Bears suffered yet another injury on Thursday night. After losing Brian Hoyer early in the second quarter, Pro Bowl Right Guard Kyle Long left the game with an unspecified injury later in the second of the Bears-Packers game. The Bears suffered yet another injury on Thursday night. After losing...
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