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The Bear’s Den, November 13, 2017

Bears blow it against a Packers team they should have beaten like a drum...

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Benny Cunningham #30 of the Chicago Bears carries the football in the second quarter against the Green Bay Packers at Soldier Field on November 12, 2017 in Chicago, Illinois.
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Jahns: Three-and-Out: Bears’ bad pass rush, Inman’s late drop don’t help - Sun Times - Three quick observations from the Bears’ loss against the Packers.

FInley: ‘One of our weaknesses’: Bears overrun by first-half penalties - Sun Times - Not even halftime stopped the Bears from getting flagged Sunday.

Hoge and Jahns, Episode 129: Bears-Packers Postgame Show - WGN Radio - Hoge and Jahns, Episode 129: Bears-Packers Postgame Show

Stankevitz: In the small and big picture, it’s the same old story for the last-place Bears - NBC Sports Chicago - There has been a theme to some of the Bears losses this year, a theme that continued against the Packers.

Mullin: Bears loss to Packers offers little toward John Fox’s job security - NBC Sports Chicago - How much did the Bears's 23-16 loss to the Green Bay Packers on Sunday affect coach John Fox's job security?

Wiederer: Prince Amukamara laments costly defensive breakdowns in Bears' loss to Packers - Chicago Tribune - Prince Amukamara took full accountability for the 37-yard touchdown run the Bears allowed to Ty Montgomery in the second quarter of Sunday's 23-16 loss to the

Wiederer: Bears' outlook gloomy after dispiriting 23-16 home loss to shorthanded Packers - Chicago Tribune - The Bears' optimistic outlook was dashed after a disappointing, dispiriting home loss to the Aaron Rodgers-less Packers on Sunday at Soldier Field.

Kane: Packers' Brett Hundley-Davante Adams connection a late-game dagger to Bears - Chicago Tribune - Brett Hundley became the first Packers starting quarterback other than Aaron Rodgers or Brett Favre to win against the Bears since Don Majkowski in 1989.

Biggs: A good defense wouldn’t get put away by Brett Hundley - Chicago Tribune - The Bears were coming off an open date and had an extra week to prepare. The Packers had a short week after being throttled at home by the Lions on Monday night.

Kwiecinski: Insult to injury - Packers LB Clay Matthews calls Bears offense ‘one dimensional’ - Bears Wire - There weren't many positives in the Bears' 23-16 Week 10 loss to Green Bay, a game many predicted Chicago would win. Packers linebacker Clay Matthews piled on after the game, saying his defense took advantage of the Bears' obvious weaknesses on offense.

Campbell: John Fox wins replay challenge in costly way in Bears' loss to Packers - Chicago Tribune - Bears coach John Fox wins a replay challenge in a costly way, as Benny Cunningham was ruled to have fumbled out of end zone for touchback against Packers

Perez: John Fox says he’s ‘not worried about job security’ after embarrassing Week 10 loss - Bears Wire - Chicago Bears coach John Fox is not worried about his job security despite the team's embarrassing Week 10 loss to the Packers

Jahns: It’s time for Bears to take the training wheels off of Mitch Trubisky - Sun Times - Developing Trubisky - who completed 21 of 35 passes for 297 yards, a touchdown and a 97.0 passer rating - is all that matters.

Potash: Bears defense hits the wall vs. Brett Hundley, Packers in 23-16 loss - Sun Times - it counted most, Hundley and the Packers offense were better than a Bears defense that ranks in the top 10 in many categories

Morrissey: No way Bears can bring back John Fox for 2018 - Sun Times - A terrible loss to Aaron Rodgers-less Packers on Sunday sealed his fate.

Cahill: John Fox gets blasted for ‘winning’ replay challenge that cost Bears - Sun Times - For Bears coach John Fox, someone already on the hot seat, things turned to white-hot on social media after his bungled replay challenge.

New Packers quarterback, familiar result in Bears’ 23-16 loss - Chicago Tribune - Game updates, photos, tweets and more from Soldier Field as the Bears host the Packers in Week 10.

Rosenbloom: Embarrassing loss to the Packers certainly should clinch John Fox's firing - Chicago Tribune - The Bears' 23-16 loss to the Packers was so bad, it almost certainly clinches coach John Fox's firing.

LeGere: Bears lose more than the game to a lesser Packers team - Daily Herald - Losing to the Packers at Soldier Field is nothing new for the Bears. The Packers had won the past six meetings in Chicago. But in Sunday's 23-16 defeat, the Bears lost to a Packers team that was without perennial Pro Bowl quarterback Aaron Rodgers, and by halftime had lost its top two running backs -- Aaron Jones and Ty Montgomery.

Bears-Packers Postgame Show: Bears Play Uninspired off Bye, Fall to Packers - Da Bears Brothers - In this week's postgame show, Da Bears Brothers explain what went wrong in the 23-16 loss to the Green Bay Packers.

Duber: Given golden opportunity, Bears defense couldn't stop Aaron Rodgers' substitute in gut-wrenching loss to Packers - NBC Sports Chicago - No Aaron Rodgers did not equal no problem for the Bears on Sunday, still unable to stop a Packers quarterback — even one not named Rodgers or Favre.

Under Center Podcast: How did the Bears lose to the Rodgers-less Packers? - NBC Sports Chicago - Prince Amukamara joins Alex Brown, Jim Miller and Laurence Holmes to break down the Bears' loss to the Packers.

Stankevitz: Benny Cunningham takes the blame for Bears’ review debacle: ‘Just a bad play on my part’ - NBC Sports Chicago - Benny Cunningham felt like he shouldn't have ever dove for the pylon on Sunday, leading to review officials ruling he fumbled out of the end zone for a touchback.

Duber: Bears blow chance at taking down Rodgers-less Packers - NBC Sports Chicago - While Aaron Rodgers’ absence gave the Bears a golden opportunity, they couldn’t get out of their own way Sunday, leading to a disappointing 23-16 loss.

Packers Beat Bears For First Win Without Aaron Rodgers - CBS Chicago - Brett Hundley threw for 212 yards and a touchdown.

Emma: John Fox’s Short-Sighted Challenge Backfires In Bears’ Loss To Packers - CBS Chicago - Challenging in hopes that Benny Cunningham had scored a touchdown, the Bears watched as a touchback was ruled.

Bernstein: Brutal Loss Exposes Bears - CBS Chicago - Enough with the celebration of the Bears' perceived competence, their defense and coach John Fox.

Hammond: Overturned call costs Bears early momentum in loss to Packers - Pro Football Weekly - Trailing the Packers by a touchdown in the second quarter on Sunday at Soldier Field, Bears quarterback Mitch Trubisky threw a short pass to running back Benny Cunningham, who barreled toward the end zone.

Cox: John Fox gives ball to Packers with embarrassing challenge | Bears Wire - Chicago Bears head coach John Fox threw the challenge flag and ended up giving the ball back to the Green Bay Packers for a turnover.

Cox: 4 takeaways from Bears’ 23-16 loss to Packers | Bears Wire - The Chicago Bears suffered their sixth loss of the season in a 23-16 contest against the Green Bay Packers. Here's what we learned.

Perez: Studs and Duds from Bears’ Week 10 loss to Packers - Bears Wire - A look at the studs and duds from the Chicago Bears Week 10 loss to the Green Bay Packers

Mayer: Pace talks Bears-Packers on pre-game show - - Bears general manager Ryan Pace appeared on the WBBM 780 AM and 105.9 FM pre-game show in advance of Sunday’s home game against the Green Bay Packers.

Game Recap: Bears lose to Packers at home, 23-16 - - The Bears fall short against the Packers on a rain-soaked Chicago Sunday, losing 23-16, in their first game after the bye week.

Alper: John Fox - Every indication we had was Benny Cunningham scored – ProFootballTalk - Bears coach John Fox won a challenge he wished he would have lost in Sunday afternoon's 23-16 loss to the Packers. Fox challenged that running back Benny Cunningham was not out of bounds at the 2-yard-line with just over eight minutes left in the first half because he thought Cunningham had score...


Vontaze Burfict ejected for contact with official - - Cincinnati Bengals linebacker Vontaze Burfict was ejected from Sunday's game against the Tennessee Titans after making contact with an official in the second quarter.


Minnesota Vikings 38, Washington Redskins 30: Vikings hold on for fifth straight win - Daily Norseman - It was a wild one, but the purple came out on top

Lions escape from Detroit, edge out winless Browns 38-24 - Pride Of Detroit - Detroit managed to come out of Sunday’s matchup against the Browns with a victory to keep their season heading in the right direction.


Curl's Bears vs Packers Week 10: Bears mistakes pile up in a painful loss to their biggest Rivals - Windy City Gridiron - Bears show up unprepared and lose the first game they have been favored all season.


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