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The Bear's Den: July 14, 2016

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Questions about about how the Chicago Bears revamped offensive line will fare this year & much more in this Thursday edition of The Bear's Den.

Charles Leno will be key to the Bear's OL this year
Charles Leno will be key to the Bear's OL this year
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BEAR DOWN, CHICAGO BEARS, BEAR DOWN!!!!

BEARRRSSSS

Mayer: Cutler looks to build on 2015 success - ChicagoBears.com - Jay Cutler returns for his eighth year as Bears starting quarterback, looking to build on what was arguably his best season since arriving in Chicago in 2009.

Infante: 2016 Chicago Bears game-by-game predictions - Cover32 - The Bears have a fairly easy schedule this year, but how will they fare? Here are game-by-game predictions on how the Bears will do in 2016.

Cox: The Bears’ offensive line is young, talented and full of risk - Bears Wire - The Chicago Bears' young offensive line was ranked 30th in the league by Pro Football Focus. They have some developing to do.

Perez: Tom Brady suspension could impact Bears – Patriots preseason game - Bears WireTom Brady's four-game suspension could impact the Bears - Patriots preseason game on August 18.

Cox: What we do and don’t know about the Bears’ safeties - Bears Wire - The Chicago Bears have more question marks than answers at safety, with the only sure thing being Adrian Amos as a building block.

Weaver: Chicago Bears led NFL in Y-Iso snaps - Cover32 - If it looked like Chicago Bears tight ends were wide open a lot last season, it was no accident. No other team in the NFL ran the...

LIVING IN THE SEASON OF THE LISTS

Fishbain's 2016 Bear Necessities: #9 LT Charles Leno - Pro Football Weekly - Leno enters 2016 as the Bears' starter at an important position

Cox: Forbes tabs Bears as eighth-highest valued NFL team at $2.45 billion - Bears Wire - The business magazine Forbes says the Chicago Bears are the 16th most valuable sports franchise in the world, the eighth-highest in the NFL.

Wiltfong: 10 Most Important Bears of 2016: #4 Can Alshon Jeffery rebound from 2015? - Windy City Gridiron - For the 8th straight year, I'm bringing you who I believe will be the ten most important Chicago Bears for the upcoming season, and next up is a player that may be fighting for his next contract, the franchise tagged Alshon Jeffery.

Perez: Top 25 most important Bears of 2016, No. 19 Bryce Callahan - Bears Wire - The Chicago Bears' defense will need second-year cornerback Bryce Callahan to evolve into a reliable nickel cornerback in 2016

POLISH SAUSAGE

Gantt: NFL agrees to stop marketing fantasy football to kids under 13 - ProFootballTalk - The NFL can now, with a straight face, say it's all about the kids. According to the Associated Press, the NFL has agreed to stop marketing its fantasy football product to children under 13.

NFC North Q&A: Who is on the hottest seat in the division? - ESPN - After surviving a turbulent 2015 that led to changes in the front office, Detroit Lions coach Jim Caldwell faces a make-or-break season.

KNOW THY ENEMY

Orr: Training camp preview, Will Packers strike back? - NFL.com - Will the Packers take the NFC North back from a rising Vikings squad? Conor Orr highlights the storylines to watch in camp, including a potential turning point for Eddie Lacy.

Packers sign former Maryland RB Brandon Ross - Packers.com - Rookie running back was Maryland’s fourth all-time leading rusher

Get to know Lions center Graham Glasgow - DetroitLions.com - Get to know the Lions' third-round draft pick Graham Glasgow.

Goessling: Adrian Peterson's growing gym could give him viable post-NFL career - ESPNAdrian Peterson plans to keep investing when the opportunity arises to expand his gym from Houston to the West Coast.

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