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The Bear’s Den, October 10, 2017

On the one hand, the kid had the big turnover. On the other hand, he had good flashes as well

NFL: Minnesota Vikings at Chicago Bears
 Leonard Floyd (94) sacks Minnesota Vikings quarterback Sam Bradford (8) during the first half at Soldier Field.
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Biggs: As Mitch Trubisky's learning process begins, Leonard Floyd's continues - Chicago Tribune - Leonard Floyd, who is Bears' single most important building block on defense, finally had a big game but it didn't come without a costly mistake as well.

Finley: Tricks help, but Bears still fall to Vikings 20-17 in Trubisky’s debut - Sun Times - The Mitch Trubisky era, and the Tricky Era, started Monday night. The result was familiar — the Bears lost to the Vikings, 20-17, at Solider Field, but at least the path there was interesting.

Mitch Trubisky comes up short in Bears' 20-17 loss to Vikings - Chicago Tribune - Week 5: Bears vs. Vikings at Soldier Field Follow along with live game updates, tweets, photos and more.

Kane: Mitch Trubisky's firsts as Bears starting quarterback - Chicago Tribune - Mitch Trubisky completed his first pass as the Bears starter, a 12-yard strike to a diving Kendall Wright.

Wiederer: Mitch Trubisky, Bears trip up late, drop nail-biter to Vikings 20-17 - Chicago Tribune - In his NFL debut, quarterback Mitch Trubisky showed signs of promise but threw a late interception, one of several Bears mistakes that led to a 20-17 loss to the Vikings.

LeGere: Trubisky impressive, but Vikings prevail 20-17 over Bears - Daily Herald - Rookie quarterback Mitch Trubisky took his first snaps as a professional Monday night in front of a Soldier Field crowd that seemed as if it had been waiting for him for years. And, if initial impressions mean anything, Trubisky may be worth the wait.

Perez: Mitchell Trubisky has disappointing debut in Bears’ Week 5 loss to Vikings - Bears Wire - The Chicago Bears and rookie QB Mitchell Trubisky disappointed in their Week 5 Monday night game against the Vikings

Stankevitz: Bears proved John Fox and Dowell Loggains correct - NBC Sports Chicago - John Fox and Dowell Loggains were proven right in Monday's 20-17 loss to Minnesota with sloppy play from the supporting cast around Mitch Trubisky.

Bernstein: Cubs, Bears’ Mitchell Trubisky Energize Memorable Chicago Sports Day - CBS Chicago - One Chicago team was defending its throne. The other started a long climb back toward the top Monday.

Mayer: Pace appears on pre-game radio show - - General manager Ryan Pace discussed key Bears issues on the pre-game radio show before Monday night’s contest against the Minnesota Vikings at Soldier Field.

Mayer: Bears fall to Vikings on Monday night - - Kai Forbath's 26-yard field goal with :12 remaining lifted the Minnesota Vikings to a 20-17 win over the Bears Monday night at Soldier Field.

Patra: Vikings spoil Mitch Trubisky's debut on late field goal - - Rookie quarterback Mitchell Trubisky got his chance to start in Chicago. The second-overall pick showed signs of promise in the Bears' 20-17 loss to the Minnesota Vikings.

Crabtree: Late Mitch Trubisky INT sets up Vikings game-winning field goal in 20-17 win over Bears – ProFootballTalk - The Minnesota Vikings converted a Mitch Trubisky interception into a 26-yard Kai Forbath field goal with 12 seconds remaining to grab a 20-17 victory over the Chicago Bears on Monday night.

Nabors: What we learned in Bears' loss to Vikings - Pro Football Weekly - Three moments that mattered:

Dickerson: QB Mitchell Trubisky injects hope and optimism in Bears offense - Chicago Bears Blog- ESPN - The numbers weren't overly impressive in his starting debut, but the Bears had a different feel with Mitchell Trubisky running the offense on Monday.


Sessler: Bucs sign kicker Patrick Murray after Folk's struggles - - Aiming to replace the seemingly hexed Nick Folk, the Buccaneers have signed former Saints and Browns booter Patrick Murray, the kicker's agents announced Monday.

Sessler: Pro Football Hall of Fame QB Y.A. Tittle dies at 90 - - One of football's earliest star quarterbacks has passed away. Y.A. Tittle has died at the age of 90, Louisiana State University confirmed on Monday.


Gates: Minnesota Vikings 20, Chicago Bears 17: In Case of Emergency - Daily Norseman - The backup quarterback came in and led the Vikings to a big victory at Soldier Field.

Gates: Vikings Continue Dominance On Leif Erikson Day - Daily Norseman - October 9? Yeah, the Vikings can win on October 9.

Reisman: Former NFL doctor - Matthew Stafford unlikely to miss Saints game - Pride Of Detroit - One former NFL doctor thinks Matthew Stafford won’t miss any time.


Infante: The Bears should take a few pages out of the Rams’ rebuilding process - Windy City Gridiron - Chicago could learn a thing or two from what Les Snead is doing in Los Angeles.

Wiltfong: Chicago Bears make roster move - Windy City Gridiron - It is being widely reported that the Chicago Bears have elevated outside linebacker Isaiah Irving from the practice squad. A logical corresponding move would be to place place outside linebacker W...

Zeglinski: Windy City Gridiron picks Mitch-a-palooza - Windy City Gridiron - It's Mitch Trubisky's Bears debut. Does the home team come out on top? The WCG staff make their picks on "Monday Night Football."

Curl: Bears vs Vikings Monday Night Football: Vikings edge out Bears 20 to 17 in Mitchell Trubisky’s debut - Windy City Gridiron - Mitchell Trubisky came to play against a terrific Vikings defense, but in the end, the Bears couldn’t pull off the win.


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