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The Bear's Den: August 2, 2016

Believe it or not, we've reached the half-way point in training camp in Bourbonnais! Unfortunately, the injury bug is again biting the Chicago Bears, with key starters getting dinged up.

John Fox likes Danny Trevathan, a lot!
John Fox likes Danny Trevathan, a lot!
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We've got some great article series going on here at Windy City Gridiron, but sometimes the breaking news comes flying so fast that it's hard to keep up with everything.

Never fear, your DEN is here to get you the links you need for all you need to know about the 2016 NFL season.

Jeff's WCG Fantasy Football 2016 Previews - Windy City Gridiron - Jeff's been dropping some great articles on us about the upcoming Fantasy season. Here's the stream, all in one place, to make it easy for you to catch up and follow them!

Lester's Game Previews All In One Place - Windy City Gridiron - Lester's been killing it with his previews of each game your Bears will play in 2016, here's one place you can get caught up on all of them!



Bears’ Eddie Royal, Zach Miller Enter Concussion Protocol - CBS ChicagoRoyal left practice early on, while Miller sat the entire day out.

Emma: Bears’ Lack Of Depth At Tight End Already Being Tested - CBS Chicago - Just days into training camp, the Bears are already dealing with injuries to Zach Miller and Ben Braunecker.

Video: Carey praises the O-Line - - Running Back Ka'Deem Carey addresses the media after Monday's practice in Bourbonnais.

Campbell: Five observations from Bears practice Monday - Chicago Tribune - The Bears practiced in pads Monday morning for the third time in as many days.

Video: Fox talks injuries, safeties - - Head coach John Fox addresses the media following Monday's practice.

Wiederer: Rookie Cody Whitehair vs. feisty veteran Ted Larsen - Chicago Tribune - Cody Whitehair, the second-round pick out of Kansas State, will be given every opportunity to lock down a starting job at guard on the offensive line.

Mayer: Anderson eager to learn from veterans - - Even though his playing time likely will be reduced with the additions of Danny Trevathan and Jerrell Freeman, young inside linebacker Jonathan Anderson is excited to learn from the two veterans.

Jahns: What we saw: Day 5 of Bears training camp - Chicago Sun-Times - The Chicago Sun-Times’ Adam L. Jahns, Patrick Finley and Mark Potash break down the fifth day of Bears training camp.

Video Presser - Fox on Goldman: 'I saw great progress' - CSN ChicagoJohn Fox talks about how Eddie Goldman progressed last year and what he has to do to be better during the upcoming season.

Wiedman: Chicago Bears Must-Win Games in 2016 - NFL Spin Zone - The Chicago Bears have every opportunity to be playoff contenders but there are some key games to win to prove they have improved.

Morrissey: Forget a great Jay Cutler; a good-enough one will do - Chicago Sun-Times - One decent season doesn't change who he is.

Mullen: Post-Matt Forte, Bears looking to get in the zone with Jeremy Langford, backfield committee - CSN Chicago - The Bears are looking to get in the zone with Jeremy Langford and his backfield committee.

LeGere: Chicago Bears expect even more from Goldman, Grasu - Daily Herald - Although both contributed as rookies last season, much more is expected this year from nose tackle Eddie Goldman and center Hroniss Grasu.

Wiederer: Learner's permit: Bears' Kevin White an eager and willing student of game - Chicago Tribune - It's promising that the Bears' 2015 first-round draft pick prepares so diligently for his NFL debut as he goes about learning the playmaking business.

Mullen: Zach Miller down with concussion widens opportunities at key Bears need - CSN Chicago - The absence of Zach Miller, who suffered a concussion Sunday, creates an immediate opening at a thin position for the Bears.

Perez: Bears DL Akiem Hicks says playing in Vic Fangio’s defense ‘makes guys look good’ - Bears Wire - Chicago Bears DL Akiem Hicks said playing in Vic Fangio's defense 'makes guys look good' as he goes through training camp with the team

Dickerson: Bears comfortable with Zach Miller in Martellus Bennett role - ESPN - Zach Miller made 14 starts for the Chicago Bears last season while Martellus Bennett was on injured reserve.

Wiedman: Chicago Bears Offensive Line. No Need to Panic - NFL Spin Zone - Anytime an injury happens in training camp fans and media are ready to push the panic button. But not so fast as the Chicago Bears have other options.

Huffman: NFC North Hidden Gem from each Team - NFL Spin Zone - As all NFC North teams enter camps, names that are overlooked will come to fruition, and others will be defined as the season approaches.

LeGere: Staying with Bears gives CB Porter 'peace of mind' - Daily Herald - After playing for five different teams in five different cities in five years, cornerback Tracy Porter finally has a little continuity in his life in his second year with the Bears.

Pictures: Monday's Bears training camp practice - Chicago Tribune - Photos from Bears training camp on Aug. 1, 2016.

Huffman: NFC North Rebound Player Predictions for each Team - NFL Spin Zone - With NFC North training camps almost going full steam ahead this week, it's time to breakdown some players who may rebound from their 2015-16 season.

Perez: Impossible not to laugh with former Bears DL Anthony ‘Spice’ Adams in Instagram post - Bears Wire - Former Chicago Bears defensive lineman Anthony 'Spice' Adams posted a hilarious video on Instagram that is sure to make you laugh.

Fappiano: Five Plays That Screwed The Chicago Bears In 2015 - Sports Mockery - The Chicago Bears lost 10 games in 2015. But they didn't lose by as much as people remember. Here are five plays that screwed the Chicago Bears in 2015.

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