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The Bear’s Den: Victory In Baltimore Edition, October 16, 2017

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Kicker Connor Barth #4 and holder Pat O'Donnell #16 of the Chicago Bears celebrate after Barth hit the game winning field goal in overtime against the Baltimore Ravens at M&T Bank Stadium on October 15, 2017 in Baltimore, Maryland. The Chicago Bears won 27 - 24.
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BEAR DOWN, CHICAGO BEARS, BEAR DOWN!!!!

BEARRRSSSS

Connor Barth hits 40-yard field goal, Bears top Ravens 27-24 in overtime - Chicago Tribune - Connor Barth kicked a 40-yard field goal in overtime to lift the Bears to a 27-24 victory over the Ravens to break a 10-game road losing streak.

Hoge: Bears’ Defense Goes From Good To Great In Baltimore - WGN Radio - Sorry, Mitch. But for once, you’re not the story today. Sure, the Bears would not have beat the Ravens 27-24 in overtime Sunday without Trubisky’s athleticism, which bailed out his center’s bad snaps and helped setup the game-winning field goal, but this one would have looked much different had Vic Fangio’s defense not delivered its most impressive performance to date.

The Hamp & O’B Show with Koz (10/15/17) Quick Hit: “Finally we got some takeaways…” - WGN Radio - Hear Dan Hampton, Ed O’Bradovich and Glen Kozlowski along with Mark Carman with initial reactions as the Bears beat the Ravens 27-24 in overtime.

Game Recap: Bears beat Ravens on OT field goal - ChicagoBears.com - A Connor Barth field goal in overtime won the game for the Bears in Baltimore after a day full of big plays.

Finley - After series of gaffes, Bears win in overtime 27-24 - Sun Times - The Bears’ first road win in 11 tries couldn’t come easy, of course....

Haugh: Mitch Trubisky making play when Bears needed it makes everything else moot - Chicago Tribune - Forget Mitch Trubisky’s unimpressive numbers again. When the Bears needed to make a play downfield late in Sunday's game, he came through in the clutch.

Rosenbloom: Bears win - but more importantly Mitch Trubisky improves from first start - Chicago Tribune - The scoreboard said the Bears won. But more importantly, the checklist said rookie quarterback Mitch Trubisky played better. That’s the bigger win.

LeGere: Bears win wild one in OT over Ravens - ChicagoBears.com - The Chicago Bears' special teams allowed 2 long touchdowns, a 96-yard kickoff return and a 76-yard punt return, but the 2-4 team overcame all that to escape Baltimore with a 27-24 victory in overtime.

Stankevitz: Pernell McPhee talks relationships, Kyle Long describes the Bears’ ‘beacon of hope’ - NBC Sports Chicago - Pernell McPhee will face the Baltimore Ravens on Sunday for the first time since they let him walk in free agency following 7 1/2 sacks in 2014.

Stankevitz: Tarik Cohen became the shortest player to throw an NFL touchdown in 83 years - NBC Sports Chicago - Tarik Cohen on Sunday became the shortest player to throw a touchdown in an NFL game since 1934.

Stankevitz: Jordan Howard puts the team on his back, wills Bears to ugly OT victory over Ravens - NBC Sports Chicago - Just like he did against the Pittsburgh Steelers in September, Jordan Howard willed the Bears to an OT victory over the Baltimore Ravens on Sunday.

Nabors: How did the Bears break their road losing streak? - Pro Football Weekly - Three moments that mattered.

Mayer: Pace appears on radio show before Bears-Ravens - ChicagoBears.com - General manager Ryan Pace discussed key Bears issues on the WBBM 780 AM and 105.9 pre-game show in advance of Sunday’s game between the Bears and Ravens in Baltimore.

Perez: Jordan Howard leads Bears to 1st road win in 658 day - Bears Wire - The Chicago Bears were led by RB Jordan Howard in their Week 6 overtime win over the Ravens, their first road win in 658 days

Perez: 4 takeaways from the Bears’ Week 6 overtime win over Ravens - Bears Wire - Four takeaways from the Chicago Bears Week 6 overtime win over the Baltimore Ravens in Week 6

Jordan Howard Leads Bears Past Ravens In OT, 27-24 - CBS Chicago - Howard rushed for 167 yards, including a 53-yarder in overtime to set up the winning field goal.

Emma: Bears Were Opportunistic Enough In Wild Win - CBS Chicago - The Bears flirted with disaster but found a way to win in Baltimore, earning a 27-24 overtime victory over the Ravens.

Emma: Bears Were Opportunistic Enough In Wild Win - CBS Chicago - The Bears flirted with disaster but found a way to win in Baltimore, earning a 27-24 overtime victory over the Ravens.

Bernstein: Entertaining Bears Worth Our Time - CBS Chicago - Chicago's overtime win at Baltimore on Sunday featured plenty of wackiness and unexpected heroes.

POLISH SAUSAGE

Williams: Deshaun Watson doing things no rookie quarterback has done – ProFootballTalk - Deshaun Watson showed up to work wearing a Warren Moon jersey. He then went out and reminded Texans fans of the Hall of Famer Moon's Houston Oiler days. "I've got great respect for Warren Moon," Watson said, via quotes distributed by the team. ". . .

Tom Brady becomes NFL's career QB wins leader - NFL.com - Tom Brady recorded his 187th career regular-season victory in the Patriots' 24-17 win Sunday to become the NFL's all-time wins leader. The NFL world reacted to Brady's accomplishment on social media.

KNOW THY ENEMY

Cohen: Ravens make a complete 180 turn from performance against the Raiders - Baltimore Beatdown - The Ravens played a great game against the Raiders in Week 5. Coming home to face the 1-4 Bears, it seemed that the Ravens should be able to keep the momentum going. Or not.

Levy: Five takeaways from Ravens - Bears - Baltimore Beatdown - The Ravens lost an overtime thriller in week six to the Chicago Bears. They fell 27-24, and it was not a pretty showing by Baltimore. The Bears did everything they could and more to hand the Ravens...

Barber's Ravens vs. Bears: MVP, 2 Winners, 5 Losers - Baltimore Beatdown - MVP: Special Teams - Sam Koch crushed it today. Flipping the field and pinning the Bears deep, it was a huge help for the Ravens. Justin Tucker also nailed home a 50-yard field goal.

Wesseling: Aaron Rodgers suffers broken collarbone vs. Vikings - NFL.com - Green Bay is without its most important player. Aaron Rodgers exited the Packers' game against the Vikings with a broken collarbone, which could cause him to miss the rest of the season.

Western: Packers plan to stick with Hundley and Callahan after Rodgers’ injury - Acme Packing Company - Green Bay’s head coach says he intends to stand pat with the two quarterbacks in the organization for the time being.

Gates: Minnesota Vikings Stock Market Report: Packers - Daily Norseman - Where we remember that a win is a win, no matter how it comes

Platte: Detroit Lions vs. New Orleans Saints stock report - Pride Of Detroit - In a roller coaster of a game, the Lions had plenty of ups and downs so we’re going to look at who’s up and who’s down now.

IN CASE YOU MISSED IT ON WINDY CITY GRIDIRON

Curl: Bears vs Ravens week 6 - Bears raid the Raven’s nest and feast on wounded birds in 27-24 overtime victory - Windy City Gridiron - Bears narrowly overcome two huge special teams gaffs to get the road win in overtime

FANPOSTS

IOftenPanic: NFL Draft 2018: Mock Draft v2.0 - Windy City Gridiron - Obviously there is a lot of football to go... and any pre-April mock draft is too early for some... but I enjoy throwing these together on occasion when I'm bored.

FanPosts - Recent - Windy City Gridiron - Here's a link to our FanPost section, where YOU have the opportunity to contribute to Windy City Gridiron. Take a few minutes and write a post about what you are thinking about regarding the Chicago Bears, and there's a chance it will be linked right here in the Den.

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