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The Bear's Den: October 6, 2016

The Bears prepare to face the Indianapolis Colts as Kevin White joins the long, long list of Chicago starters on the injured list.

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KEVIN WHITE (Same basic story, many sources)

Fishbain: Chicago Bears place WR Kevin White on IR with high ankle sprain and fractured fibula - Pro Football Weekly - White suffered the injury in Sunday's win over the Lions

Mayer: Bears put White on injured reserve - - The Bears placed receiver Kevin White on injured reserve Wednesday after he suffered a fractured left fibula and high ankle sprain in Sunday's win over the Lions.

Perez: Bears’ Kyle Fuller and Kevin White on IR, only one can return in 2016 - Bears Wire - With both Kyle Fuller and Kevin White on injured reserve, the Chicago Bears can only designate one to return in 2016

Mullin: Bears place Kevin White on IR with fractured fibula - CSN Chicago - Bears wide receiver Kevin White suffered a fractured fibula in Sunday's victory over the Detroit Lions and has been placed on injured reserve.

LeGere: Chicago Bears place wide receiver Kevin White on injured reserve - Daily herald - The Chicago Bears will be without leading receiver Kevin White for the foreseeable future after he was placed on injured reserve with a fractured fibula, the result of a severe ankle sprain he suffered in Sunday's 17-14 victory over the Detroit Lions.

Wiederer: Bears receiver Kevin White headed for injured reserve with fractured fibula - Chicago Tribune - Bears receiver Kevin White is headed for Injured Reserve with a fractured left fibula and a severe high ankle sprain.

CaliforniaBrownBear: Head, shoulders, knees and injury woes: Kevin White - Windy City Gridiron - In this installment I will be talking specifically about Bears WR Kevin White and the two injuries that, when all is said and done, will have likely taken him out of 28 regular season games in...


Mullen: Bears staying 'next man up' course but these injuries are getting ridiculous - CSN Chicago - As the Bears prepare for a Week 5 matchup with the Indianapolis Colts, Wednesday's injury report included 16 players.

Rozner: Cutler's Chicago Bears narrative flips with the wind - Daily Herald - As much as any athlete in Chicago sports history, there is little perspective as it applies to Jay Cutler's Bears career.

Mayer: Bears re-sign Mostert to practice squad - - The Bears on Tuesday re-signed running back Raheem Mostert to the practice squad, one day after they had waived him from the 53-man roster.

Mayer: Bears begin prepping to visit Colts - - Three days after beating the Lions 17-14 at Soldier Field, the Bears return to the practice field Wednesday to begin preparing for Sunday's game against the Colts in Indianapolis.

Cox: Bryce Callahan emerging as building block of Bears’ secondary - Bears Wire - Chicago Bears cornerback Bryce Callahan put together a strong performance against the Detroit Lions, helping shut down Golden Tate.

Perez: Bears GM Ryan Pace made critical mistake passing on QB in 2016 NFL draft - Bears Wire - Chicago Bears GM Ryan Pace chose to pass on all of the QBs in the 2016 NFL draft, something that looks like a big mistake now

Emma: With Kevin White Out, Bears Counting On Cameron Meredith " CBS Chicago - You probably haven’t heard Cameron Meredith’s name, but that’s OK for now. In fact, he loves it. "It’s good they don’t know me," Meredith said Wednesday. "It’ll be a big surprise when I go out and make a big play." Ken's Note: Sorry, Mr. Emma, we here at Windy City Gridiron have been talking about Cameron Meredith for a couple of years now. He's no secret to us.

Mullen: Bears fitting right in with squirrely ’16 NFL season - CSN Chicago - The Bears haven't looked great to start this season, but anything can happen in the NFL, especially this season.

Thompson: Kyle Long opens new playground, and old memories - Chicago Tribune - Bears guard Kyle Long helped dedicate and fund the new play space at Ellen Gates Starr Park, across from St. Malachy School.

Wiederer & Campbell: Bears injury tracker, Calf injury keeping rookie Leonard Floyd out - Chicago Tribune - Details on the latest Bears' injury report with insight and analysis from Halas Hall.

Wiederer: After first win, Bears must stay in a greedy mood - Chicago Tribune - When you’re winless and scuffling for success like the Bears, you don’t question good fortune. You take the gift, offer thanks and celebrate.

Mulligan: No matter when he returns, this year likely Jay Cutler's last with Bears - Chicago Tribune - Jay Cutler will be 34 next season and the Bears no longer will be forced to keep him because of guaranteed money.

Rosendoom: That’s some Bears coaching, Brian Hoyer gets Jay Cutler’s game plan and job - Chicago Tribune - If we check our John Fox decoder rings, then we learn that Jay Cutler won’t necessarily get his starting job back if Brian Hoyer continues to play well.

Decker (PODCAST): They finally decided to run the football - WGN Radio - WGN talks about the Detroit game.


Blazer: Minnesota Vikings try to emulate Iceland soccer chant with varying results - The Comeback - The Minnesota Vikings have tried to co-op the famous chant from Iceland's memorable EURO's run. Will it ever catch on?

Hangst: Examining dead money and injured reserve spending at NFL’s quarter-season mark - The Comeback - Which NFL teams are currently handcuffed the most due to dead money and salaries on injured reserve with their salary caps? Two teams lead the pack.

Blazer: NFL puts synthetic marijuana on list of banned substances - The Comeback - As the NFL tries to crack down on drug use, another substance has been added to the list - synthetic marijuana, which is growing in popularity.


Florio: Andrew Luck exits the injury report - ProFootballTalk - It's not quite banner-hanging-quality news, but it's still significant for a team that is 1-3 and sinking. Quarterback Andrew Luck has exited the injury report. Luck had listed in recent weeks with a shoulder injury.

Patra: Reggie Wayne blames front office for Colts' struggles - - The hottest question in Indianapolis this week is a familiar one: Who is at fault for the Colts' struggles? NFL Network's Reggie Wayne says the blame should go to the front office -- not Andrew Luck.

Boden: Colts' defense forces offense to play keep-up - CSN Chicago - A quarter of the way through the season, the Colts' defensive staff changes haven't worked too well, Indy allowing 31 points per game.

Wilson: Colts rule Jonotthan Harrison out for Sunday’s game vs. Bears - Stampede Blue - Colts offensive lineman Jonathan Harrison will miss his second straight game this Sunday when the Chicago Bears come to Indianapolis to take on the Colts, head coach Chuck Pagano announced today. H...

Wilson: Reggie Wayne criticizes Colts front office decisions, calling it the "big problem" - Stampede Blue - One of the all-time great Indianapolis Colts players, Reggie Wayne, wants to set the record straight as to what the team’s biggest problem is right now. Wayne is now an analyst on NFL Network and...


Wiltfong: Grading the Chicago Bears offensive line vs the Detroit Lions - Windy City Gridiron - I breakdown the film and grade the starting offensive line of the Chicago Bears from their game against the Detroit Lions.

Mitchell: Week 5 WCG Power Ratings - Broncos rule, Chiefs crushed, Bears rise - Windy City Gridiron - The Patriots laid an egg, the Bears beat the Lions, the Steelers obliterated the Chiefs, and things are moving around in the power ratings this week.

Wiltfong: Kevin White to injured reserve with a fractured fibula - Windy City Gridiron - Kevin White’s 2016 season is in jeopardy with a severely sprained ankle and a fractured fibula.

Zeglinski: NFC North Review Week 4 - Windy City Gridiron - The Vikings continue to roll, Green Bay looks to build consistency, and the Lions’ hex is over.

Wiltfong: Chicago Bears Sackwatch 2016, Week 4 vs Detroit Lions - Windy City Gridiron - I take a detailed look at what led to the two sacks allowed by the Chicago Bears in this week’s Sackwatch!

Mitchell: First Quarter Report Card On Pace Draft Picks & UDFA’s - Windy City Gridiron - The haul of draft picks and undrafted free agents from the Ryan Pace is very interesting. It has been a while since Chicago fans have been excited about a whole group of young players on the roster.

WIltfong: Do the Chicago Bears finally have a working game-plan? - Windy City Gridiron - In the latest edition of T Formation Conversation, Lester looks at what worked against the Detroit Lions and talks about applying that same game-plan to this Sunday's game against the Indianapolis Colts.

Wiltfong: NFL Power Rankings, The Chicago Bears are not 32nd! - Windy City Gridiron - We take our weekly trip around the interwebs to see where various NFL "experts" rank the Chicago Bears in their NFL Power Rankings. The Chicago Bears are not the worst team in football. I repeat. ...


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