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The Bear's Den: November 29, 2016

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Remember when I blasted reporters for their idiotic "Bears Have Hit Rock Bottom" posts in October? Yeah, the want to forget all about that day...

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I blasted the Bears local media for their whole idiotic Rock Bottom nonsense back in October. Remember?

The Bear's Den: October 18, 2016 (Rock Bottom Edition) - Windy City Gridiron - Since every reporter in Chicago seems to be using the phrase Rock Bottom, let's join in on the fun,

BEARRRSSSS

Hub Arkush: Drops, questionable play-calling waste strong effort from Chicago Bears - Pro Football Weekly - Don't be fooled by fourth-quarter production from the Bears.

Mayer: 3 things that stood out in Week 12 loss - ChicagoBears.com - One day later, senior writer Larry Mayer identifies three things that stood out in the Bears' 27-21 loss to the Titans Sunday at Soldier Field.

Mayer: Trevathan out for season with injury - ChicagoBears.com - Coach John Fox confirmed Monday that inside linebacker Danny Trevathan will be put on injured reserve after rupturing the patellar tendon in his right knee Sunday against the Titans.

Perez: Stock Up, Stock Down after Bears’ Week 12 loss to Titans - Bears Wire - A look at which players improved their stock on the Chicago Bears against the Tennessee Titans in Week 12. WARNING: AS USUAL USA TODAY PUTS ONE OF THEIR STUPID USELESS LOUD POINTLESS RIDICULOUS VIDEOS ON AUTOPLAY so turn your speakers down unless you want the whole office to hear it.

Finley's podcast: Is Matt Barkley in the Bears' QB-of-the-future debate? - Chicago Sun-Times - In the latest episode of Halas Intrigue, the Chicago Sun-Times' Patrick Finley asks if Matt Barkley should be considered:

Perez: What’s left at LB for the Chicago Bears after Trevathan injury? - Bears Wire - The Bears are thin at linebacker following the season-ending injury to Danny Trevathan.

Pompei: Observations From Bears-Titans - CBS Chicago - Bears quarterback Matt Barkley has to learn to live for another play.

Finley: Why Bears' confidence in QB Matt Barkley is growing - Chicago Sun-Times - Matt Barkley lost Sunday’s game but won, at least, some Monday-morning respect.

Mullin: : Offense self-destructs with drops, red-zone INT’s in frustrating loss to Titans - CSN Chicago - Bears receivers and backs dropped an unofficial total of 10 passes, and self-destructed when needed most in a 27-21 loss to the Titans.

Biggs: 10 thoughts on the Bears' 27-21 loss to the Titans - Chicago Tribune - Ten thoughts after the Chicago Bears’ rally came up short and they lost to the Tennessee Titans 27-21 on Sunday afternoon at Soldier Field, dropping them to 2-9.

Mullin: Bears linebacker Danny Trevathan done for season with ruptured patellar tendon - CSN Chicago - Bears linebacker Danny Trevatahn will miss the remainder of the season after suffering a ruptured patellar tendon in his right knee during Sunday's loss.

Hub Arkush: Detroit Lions are fun but flawed - Pro Football Weekly - And Bengals, Cardinals and Panthers all sealed 2016 fate with losses Sunday

Mullin: You can see whatever you want to see in Bears loss to Titans - CSN Chicago - After rallying in the fourth quarter but falling short against the Titans, are the Bears closer to good than 2-9 says they are? You make the call.

POLISH SAUSAGE

Blazer: NFL may form a developmental league in 2017 - The Comeback - The NFL is going to be unveiling a developmental league, will it help them remain on top?

Video: Tom Ricketts brings Commissioner's Trophy to Bears game - CSN Chicago - Cubs chairman Tom Ricketts brought the Commissioner's Trophy to Soldier Field and showed it off to fans before the Bears-Titans game.

KNOW THY ENEMY

Coppens: Minnesota Vikings stadium execs get suite access at taxpayers' expense - The Comeback - Vikings fans are angered after new revelations that the supposed fiscal watchdogs of the new US Bank Stadium are receiving free suites for every event.

IN CASE YOU MISSED IT ON WINDY CITY GRIDIRON

Zeglinski's Bears vs. Titans: Notes, Scribbles, and Things Jotted Down - Windy City Gridiron - Matt Barkley unexpectedly rallied the Bears in the fourth quarter, but his receivers just refused to offer a helping hand. We’re going over notes from yesterday’s loss.

Silverstein: When winning means losing and losing means winning - Windy City Gridiron - Yes, I know that a Bears loss yesterday helped the franchise. But as we drove for a winning touchdown, I could not help but root for the win.

Wiltfong: Chicago Bears Injury Update: Danny Trevathan has a ruptured patella tendon - Windy City Gridiron - As expected, the injury to Chicago Bears inside linebacker Danny Trevathan is a serious one. Head coach John Fox confirmed today that Trevathan suffered a ruptured patella tendon and will be lost...

Zeglinski: Depleted Bears offered glimpse of proper blueprint against Titans - Windy City Gridiron - Chicago fought to the bitter end on Sunday and in the process, saw what - or rather who - they needed on the opposing sideline.

Wiltfong's snap counts, stats and more: Chicago Bears drop another, and another... - Windy City Gridiron - We'll take a deeper look at the statistics, both individual and team, and also run down the playing time breakdown for the Chicago Bears in their 27-21 loss to the Tennessee Titans.

FANPOSTS

Da Bears 2333333: NFL Overtime Ties are a Big Problem! - Windy City Gridiron - The NFL must correct this next season. The new overtime rule is great. I think it gives both teams an equal chance to win but ending the game after the OT clock expires is absurd. Play until there...

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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