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The Bear's Den: August 15, 2016

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Welcome to the second Monday of the preseason. Miller is back, Fuller is out debates about the Bears OL rage in the fans and media.

Kyle Fuller is out this week... he's got a knee...
Kyle Fuller is out this week... he's got a knee...
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BEAR DOWN, CHICAGO BEARS, BEAR DOWN!!!!

BEARRRSSSS

Weaver: Film Room, The bad news Bears offensive line - Cover32 - Chicago never had much hope of beating the defending Super Bowl champions on Thursday night. However, the way the Bears offensive line....

Emma: After Poor Performance, Plenty Of ‘Teaching Tape’ For Bears - CBS Chicago - "What did It's preseason," Kevin White says. "We got a lot to learn."

Baffoe: Definitive Assessments From The Bears’ Loss In Preseason Opener - CBS Chicago - Don’t let anyone tell you the preseason doesn’t count.

Emma: Projecting The Bears’ Roster - CBS Chicago - Who will make the cut for the Bears' active roster? Let's take a look.

Fishbain: TE Zach Miller returns; two veteran O-linemen added - Pro Football Weekly - Miller practiced with the Bears for the first time in nearly two weeks

Emma: Bears Recognize Their Mistakes, Move Forward - CBS Chicago - There was much to be learned after the Bears' 22-0 preseason-opening loss to the Broncos.

Mayer: Miller limited in return to practice - ChicagoBears.com - After missing nearly two weeks with a concussion, Bears tight end Zach Miller returned to practice Saturday at Halas Hall on a limited basis.

Perez: Healthy return of Zach Miller critical for Bears in Week 2 of preseason | Bears Wire - The Chicago Bears welcomed starting TE Zach Miller back to practice in advance of the team's preseason game against the New England Patriots. Ken's Note: An injury-prone starter at our thinnest position is CRITICAL for a meaningless game? Right, Mr. Perez... methinks you think preseason means a lot more than it does.

Perez: John Fox calls Bears’ effort versus Broncos ‘outstanding’ - Bears Wire - Chicago Bears head coach John Fox expressed optimism after the team's embarrassing loss to the Denver Broncos

Potash: First-and-10, Should the Bears have cut Matt Slauson? - Chicago Sun-Times - Even without Grasu, they Bears are confident they can grow better with Whitehair at guard and Ted Larsen at center.

Kyle Fuller dealing with knee soreness, won't travel to New England - CSN ChicagoKyle Fuller won't travel with the Bears when they head to New England this week because of knee soreness, head coach John Fox said at practice Sunday.

Krinch: Bears reshuffle O-line with signings of Khaled Holmes, Shelley Smith - CSN Chicago - The Bears signed veteran offensive linemen Khaled Holmes and Shelley Smith and waived Dan Buchholz and Donovan Williams.

LeGere: Freeman out to make presence felt for Chicago Bears - Daily HearaldJerrell Freeman is the other veteran inside linebacker the Bears signed to be in the middle of what they're counting on to be an improved defense. Not that Freeman is an afterthought; far from it.

Campbell: Kyle Fuller's future with Bears depends on production, passion - Chicago Tribune - Kyle Fuller still has so much to prove, particularly in Vic Fangio's system, which asks cornerbacks to play more man-to-man coverage than zone.

Campbell: Tight end Zach Miller back on practice field for Bears - Chicago Tribune - After missing seven practices and the exhibition opener with a concussion Zach Miller was limited in practice Saturday at Halas Hall.

Campbell: Knee injury forces Bears cornerback Kyle Fuller to miss practices, exhibition game vs. Patriots - Chicago Tribune - Kyle Fuller already was in a fight to keep his starting job. Now the Chicago Bears' cornerback will miss the team's trip to New England this week because of an

Wiederer: Storylines abound as Bears pay a visit to Patriots - Chicago Tribune - This week should offer the Bears a better indication of their progress as they compete against the Patriots, who have won 13 division titles in 15 seasons.

KNOW THY ENEMY

Sessler: Osweiler underwhelms in debut - NFL.com - It was a forgettable debut for Texans passer Brock Osweiler, who finished with just 27 yards against San Francisco. Here's what else we learned from Houston's 24-13 preseason win over the 49ers.

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