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We have for you a veritable plethora of Chicago Bears news to enlighten & illuminate your day.

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

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Haugh: 'It' factor obvious as Mitch Trubisky officially takes over - Chicago Tribune - Unfazed and unshaven, rookie quarterback Mitch Trubisky coolly took the podium Tuesday at Halas Hall and hit reset on the Bears season.

Mulligan: Can Mitch Trubisky begin restoring credibility to Bears franchise? - Chicago Tribune - The Bears don't inspire belief. They barely inspire half-belief. Maybe rookie quarterback Mitch Trubisky can work miracles.

Campbell: Ready or not, here comes Bears QB Mitch Trubisky. Now what? - Chicago Tribune - Bears writers Dan Wiederer and Rich Campbell weigh in on the Bears' decision to name Mitch Trubisky the starting quarterback.

Biggs: Bears bring back Roberto Aguayo for kicker tryout - Chicago Tribune - Four weeks after the Bears released kicker Roberto Aguayo, they brought him back for another look.

Stankevitz: Deshaun Watson, Jared Goff and preaching patience on Mitchell Trubisky - NBC Sports Chicago - Patience will be necessary in making long-term evaluations of Mitch Trubisky, even with expectations being high.

Lunch with Larry: 10.3.17 - ChicagoBears.com - Bears Senior Writer Larry Mayer talked Bears linebackers, Rob Riggle, and, of course, Mitchell Trubisky during his live Q&A with fans.

PFW Chicago Podcast 086: Live from Heroes West in Joliet - Pro Football Weekly - Hub Arkush, Arthur Arkush, and Chris Boden podcast LIVE from Heroes West Sports Grill in Joliet, IL on Tuesday. The guys talked Bears/Vikings, Trubisky starting, Trevathan’s suspensions and other NFL news. All this and more in this week’s Pro Footbal

Arkush: Mitch Trubisky gets his shot to try and 'be that spark' for the Chicago Bears offense - Pro Football Weekly - John Fox: Bears think Trubisky is ready to make his first NFL start

Hoge’s 10 Bears Things: How Mitch Trubisky Changes The Offense - WGN Radio - It's all about the quarterbacks this week as Mitchell Trubisky takes over as the Bears' starter. Here are 10 things you need to know now that the No. 2 overall pick is in charge of the Bears' offense.

KNOW THY ENEMY

Gates: Josh Rounds one of four running backs in Minnesota Vikings try out - Daily Norseman - There are a couple of recognizable names among them

Reisman: 3 reasons why Darren Fells has been the Lions’ best offseason addition - Pride Of Detroit - No new Lions player has had a better 4 games than Darren Fells.

Gantt: Gase says Jay Cutler’s lack of Wildcat effort was on purpose – ProFootballTalk - Here's something new: Jay Cutler didn't just look like he was uninvolved and thus emotionally detached, he was supposed to be that way. When the Dolphins ran a Wildcat play last week against the Saints, their veteran quarterback positioned himself as a wide receiver.

IN CASE YOU MISSED IT ON WINDY CITY GRIDIRON

Glover: Five Good Questions With Windy City Gridiron - Daily Norseman - Jeff Berckes of Da Bearrrsss SB Nation site was kind enough to help us get to know our division rival a little better

Wiltfong: Tarik Cohen has been the Chicago Bears’ MVP - Windy City Gridiron - When it comes to making predictions, there’s usually someone, somewhere, that throws the craziest spaghetti against the wall just to see if it sticks. So it’s rare when something really jumps up...

WIltfong's Chicago Bears Sackwatch 2017: Week 4 vs Green Bay Packers - Windy City Gridiron - With Mike Glennon sliding to the bench and Mitchell Trubisky taking the reigns, it’s (hopefully) the end of an era. Glennon played much, much worse than I thought he would. I figured he’d be a...

Silverstein: How I grew to hate, and then pity, Vikings fans - Windy City Gridiron - A Bears fan shares his sympathy for Vikings fans

Sunderbruch: The Worst Chicago Quarterback in Recent History - Windy City Gridiron - Was not named Mike Glennon. In fact, it was hard to narrow down the list to just a few contenders.

Curl: Is Mitchell Trubisky ready to protect the Bears’ most precious asset? - Windy City Gridiron - It seems clear that Mitchell Trubisky will give Bears the best chance at winning games, but my biggest concern is whether he’s prepared to protect that youthful, hunksome body of his.

FANPOSTX160530's X-Files: Oh, So, Cliché - Windy City Gridiron - Well Bears fans, it appears we could be in for a drudgingly long season. Even if Trubisky is the real deal, the rookie errors will be a growing pain to live with.

Windy Cynic: Does Anyone Remember Laughter? - Windy City Gridiron - Stankevitz: Deshaun Watson, Jared Goff and preaching patience on Mitchell Trubisky - NBC Sports Chicago
Patience will be necessary in making long-term evaluations of Mitch Trubisky, even with expectations being high.

No one aspires to work the counter of a rental car agency with a schedule that includes a midnight shift, but I have to assume the smoldering hulk of a man taking my credit card needs the job. The...

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