BEAR DOWN, CHICAGO BEARS, BEAR DOWN!!!!
Mamola: Chicago Bears- Players To Watch in 2016 Preseason Opener - NFLSpinZone - As the 2016 preseason begins for the Chicago Bears with a match up against the defending Super Bowl Champion Denver Broncos, there are several players who bear a little more attention than others.
Fishbain: Training camp concludes as team preps for preseason opener - Pro Football Weekly - Bears wrapped up their practices in Bourbonnais with their first preseason game on Thursday
Mayer: Five things we learned from Cutler - ChicagoBears.com - With the Bears preparing for Thursday night's preseason opener, quarterback Jay Cutler discusses Kevin White's progress, the importance of Alshon Jeffery getting game reps and more.
Cox: Bears center Ted Larsen says ‘I’m not a guy that’ll take any crap from anybody or stand down’ - Bears Wire - Chicago Bears center Ted Larsen is the tone-setter for the offensive line as he takes over for Hroniss Grasu in the middle.
Perez: Bears’ running back competition to take center stage in preseason games - Bears Wire - The Chicago Bears running back position is up for grabs this preseason and will take center stage versus the Denver Broncos on August 11.
Perez: Alshon Jeffery limited in practice again, needs reps in preseason games - Bears Wire - Chicago Bears WR Alshon Jeffery was limited in practice again today, increasing the importance of preseason reps for the franchise player.
Ottochian: The Bears must replace the Soldier Field turf - Bears Wire - The Soldier Field grass has been an issue for this franchise for decades, and it is time for the team to put in artificial turf.
Potash: Day 13 of Bears camp - Chicago Sun-Times - The Chicago Sun-Times’ Adam L. Jahns, Patrick Finley and Mark Potash break down the 11th practice (and 13th day overall) of Bears camp.
Bears Twitter mailbag: On RB roles, DEs & Alshon Jeffery's future - Chicago Sun-Times - Here’s a sampling of Tuesday’s queries sent to @patrickfinley, who responds with more than 140 characters on the last day of the Bears’ camp.
Mullen: Bears rookie LB Leonard Floyd breaking out, also finding out "you’re not in Kansas (or Georgia) anymore, Toto" - CSN Chicago - Rookie linebacker Leonard Floyd is working on becoming a more complete pass rusher in Bears training camp.
LeGere: Chicago Bears turn to Larsen to replace Grasu at center - Daily Herald - The Chicago Bears on Monday began moving on from center Hroniss Grasu's season-ending knee injury as veteran Ted Larsen took over, making his first snaps to quarterback Jay Cutler.
Wiederer: Jeremy Langford, Ka'Deem Carey impressing at running back - Chicago Tribune - Second-year running back Jeremy Langford seemed to get a jolt of energy from the live tackling in the Chicago Bears' scrimmage Saturday.
Rosenbloom: Whether it’s leadership, common sense or just survival, good for Jay Cutler - Chicago Tribune - I don't know if you'd call it leadership or common sense, but it's about time someone on the Bears called out the guys who confuse fighting with football.
Campbell: Five observations from Bears practice Tuesday - Chicago Tribune - The Bears wrapped up their 13-day training camp on Tuesday morning with a full padded practice ahead of Thursday’s exhibition opener against the Denver Broncos.
Wiederer: Will Alshon Jeffery be able to play in Bears' preseason opener? - Chicago Tribune - Alshon Jeffery’s availability for Thursday night is still to be determined.
Mullen: Will impact plays translate into games? - CSN Chicago - The final day of open practice in Bourbonnais was marked by impact plays on both sides of the football.
Top Bears Tweets from Camp - ChicagoBears.com - Take a look back at some of the top tweets from Bears players during the Bourbonnais portion of 2016 Training Camp.
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St. Clair: Broncos fortunate to no longer have cocky Brock Osweiler - Mile High Report - Osweiler better be able to play football as well as he runs his mouth. The former of which he's yet to prove. Ken's Note: Assistant Director of Public Affairs Butt Hurtt is working overtime this year in Denver, as yet another former player is now, apparently, "the Devil".
Patra: Mark Sanchez to start for Broncos in preseason opener - NFL.com - The Denver Broncos finally have their starter for Friday's preseason opener. Mark Sanchez gets the nod over Trevor Siemian and is expected to play their entire first quarter.