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The Bear's Den: August 22, 2016

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The Chicago Bears prepare for the most important preseason game, week three against Kansas City. Which of Chicago's walking wounded will play?

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BEAR DOWN, CHICAGO BEARS, BEAR DOWN!!!!

BEARRRSSSS

Dickerson: Veteran Tracy Porter not worried about Chicago Bears' youth at corner - ESPN - Kyle Fuller's injury leaves the Chicago Bears awfully young at cornerback but their one veteran, Tracy Porter, thinks the young guys will be alright.

Fishbain: Leonard Floyd among numerous Chicago Bears who did not practice Sunday - Pro Football Weekly - Floyd joined Langford, Long, Trevathan and others on the Bears' sideline.

Mayer: Bears practice at Warren High School - ChicagoBears.com - The Bears traveled north from Halas Hall to Gurnee, where they practiced in front of an enthusiastic crowd Saturday night at Warren High School.

Perez: Jay Cutler says Bears’ offensive line is heading in right direction - Bears Wire - Chicago Bears QB Jay Cutler was pleased with the offensive line's performance in Week 2 of the preseason against the New England Patriots.

Jahns: With young offense, Jay Cutler's play big positive vs. Patriots - Chicago Sun-Times - Bears quarterback Jay Cutler is in charge of a young offense.

Finley: Injuries leave Bears' cornerback depth thin — and young - Chicago Sun-Times - Tracy Porter contests the premise of the question the way he would an incoming spiral.

Perez: Bears RB Jeremy Langford will flourish behind Kyle Long and Bobby Massie | Bears Wire - Chicago Bears RB Jeremy Langford could be in line for a monster season behind the team's revamped offensive line led by Kyle Long.

Jahns: Defining what 'football character' means for John Fox's Bears - Chicago Sun-Times - Five Bears players were asked to define what "football character" means to John Fox.

Cowley: Madden franchise still hates Jay Cutler and the Bears - Chicago Sun-Times - With Madden '17 poised to hit stores on Tuesday, the gaming franchise has already sacked Cutler and the Bears.

Jahns: Bears rookie DE Jonathan Bullard showing plenty of potential - Chicago Sun-Times - Bears defensive end Jonathan Bullard is off to a fast start.

Pompei: Observations From Bears-Patriots - CBS Chicago - Jay Cutler played with a lot of composure in Chicago's 23-22 loss at New England.

Emma: Bears Missing Langford, Long, Trevathan, Floyd And More Due To Injuries - CBS Chicago - The Bears were missing upwards of 20 players for parts of Sunday's practice.

John Fox gives health updates on Eddie Royal, Kyle Fuller - CSN Chicago - Bears head coach John Fox gave some health updates on wide receiver Eddie Royal and cornerback Kyle Fuller.

Cox: Bears may defer to younger cornerbacks instead of signing an outside veteran - Bears Wire - Chicago Bears cornerbacks Kyle Fuller and Bryce Callahan are injured, but it seems likely they'll promote from within to fill the void.

Cox: Kyle Long, Jeremy Langford exit Bears’ Saturday practice with injuries - Bears Wire - The Chicago Bears had two major offensive players go down with injuries at Saturday's practice, continuing their terrible injury luck.

Perez: What Jeremy Langford’s injury means to the Chicago Bears’ running backs - Bears Wire - Chicago Bears starting running back Jeremy Langford's injury could mean more opportunities for Bears' running backs against the Chiefs.

Finley: Jeremy Langford, Kyle Long sit out Bears practice with injuries - Chicago Sun-Times - The two newest names added to the Bears’ injury list are two of their most promising players.

Wiedman: Chicago Bears, That Singletary Belief - NFL Spin Zone - The Chicago Bears have a single belief system which is to make it to the Super Bowl. But maybe it will take a certain Singletary belief to make it happen.

Dickerson: Leonard Floyd (hamstring) joins list of injured Chicago Bears - ESPN - Coach John Fox said first-round pick Leonard Floyd's sitting out practice was precautionary, and that he'd be reevaluated after an off day Monday.

Video: Fox on how Thompson's injury could affect 53-man roster - CSN Chicago - Bears coach John Fox talks about how Deonte Thompson's injury could affect the 53-man roster.

Photos: Bears practice at Warren Township High School - CSN Chicago - The Bears provided a unique opportunity for local fans by holding a practice at Warren Township High School in Gurnee.

Mullen: Bears go back to high school, Jeremy Langford nursing hurt foot - CSN Chicago - The Bears practiced at Warren Township High School on Saturday, bringing back "Friday Night Lights" memories for players and coaches.

LeGere: Langford wants to be Forte's replacement - Daily Herald - It would be unrealistic to expect just one running back to do everything Matt Forte did for the Bears for the previous eight seasons. Nevertheless, that's exactly what Jeremy Langford wants to do.

Wiederer: Bears running back Jeremy Langford dealing with foot injury - Chicago Tribune - Jeremy Langford was on the sideline with a walking boot on his left foot at practice Saturday, nursing an injury that occurred during Thursday's game.

POLISH SAUSAGE

Seifert: NFL streamlines injured players' game status, removes 'probable' designation - ESPN - The NFL has streamlined injured players' game status, removing the "probable" designation while retaining "questionable," "doubtful" and "out."

Fan thinks of creative way to ask Ryan Pace for job - CSN Chicago - A fan in the stands of Bear practice on Saturday claiming to be a former Arena league player thought of a creative way to ask GM Ryan Pace for a sign.

SportsTalk Live: Why did Broncos get rid of Cutler in 2009? - CSN Chicago - Why did the Broncos get rid of Jay Cutler in 2009? The SportsTalk Live panel debates.

KNOW THY ENEMY (THIS WEEK - KANSAS CITY)

Paylor: There’s good and bad for the Chiefs in their 21-20 loss to Rams - The Kansas City Star - The Kansas City starters played hard for a half, and there were some positives — particularly in the passing game — but there are also were some areas for the Chiefs to monitor, such as the young secondary and run defense.

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