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The Bear's Den: August 31, 2016

The first round of roster cuts & IR/PUP moves are done, with players both coming and going. Keep your seat belts buckled, folks, the forecast calls for turbulence ahead.

Best wishes and a quick recovery to Teddy Bridgewater
Best wishes and a quick recovery to Teddy Bridgewater
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Bears Nab CB K’Waun Williams Off Waivers From Browns - CBS Chicago - Williams had been cut by the Browns after a weird saga in which he refused to play in a game earlier in the preseason.

Infante: Five bold Chicago Bears predictions for 2016 - Cover32 - The Chicago Bears were one of the most improved teams over the offseason. What was one a dreadful defense now has signs.

Perez: Coach Fox expresses confidence in rookie Deiondre’ Hall - Bears Wire - Chicago Bears coach John Fox expressed confidence in rookie cornerback Deiondre' Hall after Week 3 of the preseason against the Chiefs

Dickerson: Chicago Bears final 53-man roster projection includes Daniel Braverman - Chicago Bears Blog- ESPN - Wide receiver Daniel Braverman has made a solid impression on coaches and is in line to make the Bears' roster. Who else will make the club? Ken's Note: Interesting, this is significantly different then our own Lester Wiltfong's take on the final 53.

When will Bears OLB Pernell McPhee be back in action? | Chicago Sun-Times - The Bears' best defender, McPhee remains on the PUP list. Ken's Note: McPhee is the Bear's best defender? Says who?

Mullen: Injuries figure into Bears most recent roster cuts - CSN Chicago - Health issues ran through the Bears’ most recent roster cuts that brought the player total to its required 75 on Tuesday.

Podcast: Bear Download - Chicago Tribune - Welcome to the weekly Bear Download podcast with Rich Campbell and Dan Wiederer.

Potash: 'Hard Count with Brian Urlacher' coming to Comcast SportsNet - Chicago Sun-Times - Former Bear Alex Brown also will be part of CSN's Bears coverage as a studio analyst on "Bears Pregame Live" and "Bears Postgame Live."

Finley: Bears claim Browns CB K'Waun Williams - Chicago Sun-Times - The Bears moved to shore up their tenuous cornerback depth Tuesday — and at a cheap cost — when they claimed K'Waun Williams off waivers

Potash: Healthy Zach Miller - knock on wood - bullish on Bears' offense - Chicago Sun-Times - Miller is a legit tight end, when healthy

Campbell: Decision on Pernell McPhee looms for Bears - Chicago Tribune - With each practice Pernell McPhee sits out, it's increasingly likely the Bears will take the field in Houston without their highest-paid defensive player.

Biggs: In perfect storm, Bears land quality young cornerback K’Waun Williams - Chicago Tribune - In perfect storm, Bears land quality young CB K’Waun Williams

Wiltfong: Chicago Bears Roster Cuts 2016: Five players removed, team at 75 - Windy City Gridiron - The Chicago Bears have made the necessary five roster subtractions to get down to the mandated 75 players. Here are the details on the roster moves. Undrafted rookie Jarrett Grace, ILB from Notre...

WIltfong;s Ten Thoughts on the NFL - Windy City Gridiron - Stop by for my latest Ten Thoughts on the NFL, and be sure to leave a few thoughts of your own in the comment section.

Wiltfong: Pernell McPhee’s rehab is going slow, he may start the season on the PUP list - Windy City Gridiron - Here’s the latest report on Chicago Bears’ outside linebacker Pernell McPhee and the other Chicago injuries.

Noble: Teddy Bridgewater injury update, Ambulance called for non-contact knee injury - Windy City Gridiron - Some very, very bad news for the Minnesota Vikings.

Emma: Even When Kyle Long Returns, Bears Offensive Line Faces Great Challenges - CBS Chicago - The Bears must develop continuity as an offensive line.

Chicago Bears - Preseason Depth chart - August 30, 2016 - Click here! - Chart follows the roster moves to get down to down to the August 30 75 man roster limit .

Braverman Asked What's Life Like on the NFL Roster Bubble? - Bears Sports Radio - The easiest way to listen to all the latest Chicago Bears news and analysis in one place.

Dickerson: Time running out for Chicago Bears' Pernell McPhee to play Week 1 - ESPN - Pernell McPhee still isn't practicing with the team, and Chicago must figure out soon if he will begin the year on the regular-season PUP list.

Dickerson: Chicago Bears' John Fox: We anticipate Kyle Long practicing next week - ESPNKyle Long hasn't fully participated in practice since injuring his shoulder in the second preseason game, but the Pro Bowl guard may return next week.


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