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The Bear's Den: October 28, 2016

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Bears are healing, but will it be enough to make a difference?

Benny Sieu-USA TODAY Sports

BEAR DOWN, CHICAGO BEARS, BEAR DOWN!!!!

BEARRRSSSS

Glover: Five Good Questions With Windy City Gridiron - Daily Norseman - We took some stuffed bears hostage, and threatened to slit their throats unless the good folks at WCG answered our questions.

Perez: Bears injury report: Eddie Goldman still not practicing - Bears Wire - The Bears' second-year nose tackle Eddie Goldman is one of several players to miss the team's practice. WARNING: ANNOYING LOUD AUTOPLAY STUPID SLIDESHOW ON PAGE.

Thompson: Vikings at Bears preview: Who’s bad? - Daily Norseman - The Vikings were bad last week. The Bears have been bad all year. Is anyone in the NFL good anymore?

Jahns: How will Leonard Floyd follow up his breakout game? - Chicago Sun-Times - Adam L. Jahns’ "Read Options" column appears in Pro Football Weekly.

Podcast: Corey Wooten breaks down Leonard Floyd's breakout game against the Packers - Former Chicago Bears defensive player Corey Wooten talks about first round draft pick Leonard Floyd's development.

Kwiecinski: Jay Cutler’s interesting history vs. the Minnesota Vikings - Bears Wire - A look at Jay Cutler's history against the Minnesota Vikings. WARNING: ANNOYING LOUD AUTOPLAY STUPID SLIDESHOW ON PAGE.

Fishbain: Who has the edge? Chicago Bears vs. Minnesota Vikings - Pro Football Weekly - Bears can stop the run, but Vikings can stop everything

Perez: Leonard Floyd makes cameo at Apple Event - Bears Wire - Bears rookie Leonard Floyd's sack against the Packers was used by Apple to display their new Apple TV feature. WARNING: ANNOYING LOUD AUTOPLAY STUPID SLIDESHOW ON PAGE.

Wiederer: Pain and suffering, what the Bears' injury woes really mean - Chicago Tribune - Just how thoroughly beat up have the Chicago Bears been this season?

Hub Arkush: Chicago Bears' rebuilding plan doesn't have stars like the Cubs - Pro Football Weekly - Bears need draft picks to flourish like what happened to the Cubs

Mayer: Bears resume prep to host Vikings - ChicagoBears.com - After a day off Wednesday, the Bears return to the practice field Thursday to continue for Monday night's home game against the Minnesota Vikings.

Kwiecinski: John Fox denies rumors of being ‘done’ with Jay Cutler - Bears Wire - Bears coach John Fox denied rumors that he said he was done with QB Jay Cutler at the end of the season. WARNING: ANNOYING LOUD AUTOPLAY STUPID SLIDESHOW ON PAGE.

Kaberon's By the Numbers: Vikings at Bears - ChicagoBears.com
Alshon Jeffery looks for another big performance versus the Vikings, but he'll face a defense that doesn't allow many yards.

Kwiecinski: Vic Fangio is optimistic about his defense, wary of Bradford - Bears Wire - The Chicago Bears can't overlook Sam Bradford and the Minnesota Vikings offense in Week 8 on Monday Night Football. WARNING: ANNOYING LOUD AUTOPLAY STUPID SLIDESHOW ON PAGE.

Bears Coach John Fox "Done With" Jay Cutler? - It has long been rumored that the Bears will be moving on from quarterback Jay Cutler after the 2016 season. According to one report, coach John Fox has been vocal about that behind the scenes. Fox told friends he was done with Cutler earlier this year, two different league sources tell Mike Mulligan of the Chicago Tribune.

POLISH SAUSAGE

Vince Lombardi vs. Bill Belichick, Should title trophy be renamed? - NFL.com - The Vince Lombardi Trophy ... or the Bill Belichick Trophy? Has the Patriots coach achieved hardware-headlining status? Or is the Packers legend untouchable? Steve Wyche and Willie McGinest debate.

Clarke: NFL concussion protocol silent on question of airline travel during recovery - Chicago Tribune - Under the NFL's concussion protocol, Jordan Reed and Josh Norman were scheduled to see an independent neurologist before the team's evening flight to London.

KNOW THY ENEMY

Alper: Vikings, Brad Childress say no truth to Artis Hicks’ bounty allegation - ProFootballTalk - In an interview for a biography about Brett Favre, former Vikings offensive lineman Artis Hicks told author Jeff Pearlman that coaches on the Vikings had a bounty program similar to the one that landed Saints coach Sean Payton, current Rams defensive coordinator Gregg Williams and others suspension...

IN CASE YOU MISSED IT ON WINDY CITY GRIDIRON

Berckes: Five Questions With Daily Norseman - Windy City Gridiron - The Vikings are at the gates this week. We sat down with the Daily Norseman to discuss Vikings - Bears.

Householder: Game Preview: Bears-Vikings - Windy City Gridiron - Another primetime NFC North showdown

Zeglinski: Jay Cutler- the Bears’ ironic knight in shining armor - Windy City Gridiron - Whether he has a future in Chicago or not, it’s Cutler’s job to rescue these Bears- but they’re going to do it his way.

Wiltfong: Chicago Bears trade "rumors" - Windy City Gridiron - We look at three Chicago Bears that have had their names mentioned as trade possibilities.

Wiltfong: Is John Fox really done with Jay Cutler? - Windy City Gridiron - The Chicago Tribune’s Mike Mulligan has two different sources that claim Chicago Bears’ head coach John Fox is done with Jay Cutler. If this is true, then John Fox is a dumbass.

FANPOSTS

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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