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Trubisky, Glennon say all the right things on difficult changeover day at practice

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

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Zeglinski: Trubisky ready for his moment - The Rock River Times - The time has mercifully come, write Robert Zeglinski: the Mitchell Trubisky Bears era has begun.

Finley: Danny Trevathan’s suspension for vicious hit shortened to 1 game - Sun Times - Danny Trevathan’s suspension for his brutal helmet-to-helmet hit on Packers receiver Davante Adams was reduced Tuesday from two games to one, meaning the Bears inside linebacker will return in time for the Oct. 15 game at the Ravens.

Campbell: Mitch Trubisky eager to showcase growth ahead of schedule - Chicago Tribune - Bears quarterback Mitch Trubisky completed his first practice as the team’s starter Tuesday at Halas Hall.

Potash: With due respect to Mike Glennon, Bears excited for Mitch Trubisky era - Sun Times - It was just another day at the office for Bears wide receiver Josh Bellamy on Tuesday, with rookie Mitch Trubisky taking first-team snaps instead of Mike Glennon. “The same vibe as always, man,” Bellamy said. “Just another guy coming in.”

Halas Hall Pass: Bears name Mitch Trubisky starting QB - Chicago Tribune
Dan Wiederer and Rich Campbell discuss the Bear's decision to name Mitch Trubisky the starting quarterback ahead of their Week 5 game against the Vikings.

Finley: Benched Mike Glennon makes no excuses; ‘It comes down to production’ - Sun Times - “It comes down to production. …” Glennon said Tuesday. “I felt like I played well enough in two of the games, didn’t play well enough in the other two.”

Finley: Mitch Trubisky on earning Bears’ starting QB job ‘I’m ready’ - Sun Times - “My quarterback coach from high school, he actually told me one time, ‘Pressure only appears when you’re not prepared for something,’” Trubisky said Tuesday. “So that’s kind of how I feel pressure.

Kane: Mike Glennon on demotion - 'Going to handle it like a pro' - Chicago Tribune
Mike Glennon said Bears general manager Ryan Pace told him he appreciated how he handled the move, and Glennon said he'll continue to operate that way.

Finley’s Halas Intrigue: 3 things Mitch Trubisky can accomplish in his debut - Sun Times - In the latest Halas Intrigue, Patrick Finley breaks down three things that Bears rookie quarterback Mitch Trubisky can accomplish in his first start.

LeGere: Is Mitch Trubisky ready to start? Chicago Bears are about to find out - ChicagoBears.com - Rookie Mitch Trubisky, the Bears' quarterback of the future, will replace Mike Glennon in next Monday night's nationally televised game against the Minnesota Vikings at Soldier Field, the Bears confirmed.

Stankevitz: Why Mitchell Trubisky isn’t feeling pressure as his era begins with Bears - NBC Sports Chicago - Going into Mitch Trubisky’s first career start, in front of a primetime Monday Night Football audience, he’s not expecting the moment will be too big.

Stankevitz: How Mike Glennon is keeping perspective after being benched for Mitchell Trubisky - NBC Sports Chicago - After struggling in his first four regular season games, Mike Glennon is not ready to give up on the Bears.

Emma: Bears’ Mitchell Trubisky Is Prepared For His Moment - CBS Chicago - “You only get nervous or feel pressure when you’re not prepared for the situation," Trubisky says.

Mayer: Glennon to handle demotion 'like a pro' - ChicagoBears.com - Vowing to handle his demotion as a pro, veteran Mike Glennon will continue to prepare diligently for games and keep supporting new starting quarterback Mitchell Trubisky.

Mayer: Trevathan's suspension reduced to one game - ChicagoBears.com - The two-game suspension that Bears linebacker Danny Trevathan received for an illegal hit on Packers receiver Davante Adams last Thursday night has been reduced to one game by the NFL.

Mayer: Trubisky confident, excited about first NFL start - ChicagoBears.com - Conducting his first press conference since being named Bears starting quarterback, Mitchell Trubisky exuded confidence and excitement Tuesday at Halas Hall.

Shook: John Fox on move to Trubisky 'It's about performance' - NFL.com - John Fox needed just one month to move on from his bridge quarterback to his team's future. But is the new signal-caller ready for the limelight?

POLISH SAUSAGE

Shook: Patriots to make first trip on team-owned plane - NFL.com - The Patriots have some problems with their defense, but they don't have issues with air travel. The Patriots will make their inaugural flight on their team plane on Wednesday.

NFC North Rundown, Week 4: Vikings lose Cook for season, Bears start Trubisky era - Acme Packing Company - A new era begins in Chicago, Detroit moves to the forefront of the division, and Minnesota is left searching for answers after injury once again.

KNOW THY ENEMY

Western: Packers WR could be cleared to play vs. Cowboys, per report - Acme Packing Company - It was unthinkable a few days ago, but the Packer receiver might be cleared to play by Sunday.

WLudford: Overcoming Injuries More Important Than Ever in Today’s NFL - Daily Norseman - This weekend the Vikings lost Dalvin Cook for the rest of the season. The Patriots lost Julian Edelman before the season even started. They’ve lost Rob Gronkowski routinely every year it seems...

Reisman: The Lions aren’t just creating turnovers, they’re capitalizing on them - Pride Of Detroit - The Lions defense deserves credit, but so does their offense.

IN CASE YOU MISSED IT ON WINDY CITY GRIDIRON

Wiltfong: Ten Thoughts on the NFL - Windy City Gridiron - This off season, as the Chicago Bears were preparing for the NFL Draft, I made no secret that my favorite quarterbacking prospect was Clemson’s Deshaun Watson. He clearly had some things he...

Wiltfong: What will the Mitchell Trubisky offense look like? - Windy City Gridiron - In Lester’s latest T Formation Conversation podcast, he discusses how the Chicago Bears’ offense will differ with Mitchell Trubisky starting at quarterback instead of Mike Glennon.

Wiltfong's NFL Power Rankings: Is this the lowest the Bears will be all season? - Windy City Gridiron - I think most Chicago Bears fans will like to forget the first quarter of the 2017 season. The Mike Glennon era will eventually be nothing but a small blip in Bears lore, and if Mitchell Trubisky...

Householder's Chicago Bears quarter-season check: Biggest Disappointment - Windy City Gridiron - Where has the Bears best pass rusher been?

Thomas: Danny Trevathan’s suspension for hit on Davante Adams reduced to 1 game - SBNation.com - Trevathan was issued a two-game suspension last week for a hit that sent the Packers WR to the hospital.

Infante's The Infantry: Recapping Bears rookie (and sophomore) performances from Week 4 - Windy City Gridiron - One last look back at last week’s awfulness before we set our sights on Minnesota this Monday.

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