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The Bears Den Thanksgiving Open Thread: November 23, 2017

Happy Thanksgiving, and as always, celebrate Aaron Rogers Helmet Throwing Day safely!

Chicago Police Host Thanksgiving Feast For Seniors
 A Chicago Police officer carries a tray of pre-Thanksgiving meals to waiting guests at the Columbus Park Refectory in Chicago. 
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Happy Thanksgiving everybody! Here’s an open thread for your Turkey Day, as always, open thread responsibly!

Happy Anniversary Of The Aaron Rodgers Helmet Throw!


Finley: Update on Leonard Floyd: Fox says ‘more than likely’ he’s put on IR - Sun Times - Floyd, the Bears’ first-round pick in 2016, had 5 ½ sacks this season.

Kenney: Bears bust - Michigan weighing ‘lifetime contract’ for Harbaugh - Sun Times - CBS Sports’ Brady Quinn suggested in a recent radio interview that Michigan is trying to keep Harbaugh’s khakis on their sidelines for life. Ken’s Note: Or perhaps we dodged a bullet...

Kenney: Alshon Jeffery promised fans Super Bowl, but never said for which team - Sun Times - Jeffery, who spent the previous five season with the Bears, will face his former team Sunday.

Finley: Bears’ Deiondre’ Hall returns to practice - Sun Times - Bears defensive back Deiondre’ Hall began practicing with the team Wednesday, sources confirmed,

Silver: Keep hope alive, Bears fans! 0.1 percent chance to make NFL playoffs - Sun Times - The Bears have a 0.1 percent chance of making the NFL playoffs, according to

Halas Intrigue: How Mitch Trubisky can follow Carson Wentz’s path - Sun Times - In the latest Halas Intrigue, Patrick Finley compares Bears quarterback Mitch Trubisky’s path to that of another No. 2 overall pick, Carson Wentz.

Hoge & Jahns Podcast: Bears should be able to cover spread vs. Eagles - Sun Times - In episode 132 of their podcast, the Chicago Sun-Times’ Adam L. Jahns and WGN Radio’s Adam Hoge break down the Bears’ matchup against the Eagles.

Thompson: Cam Meredith talks turkey, Bears, injury and Mitch Trubisky - Chicago Tribune - Bears wide receiver Cam Meredith hands out Thanksgiving dinners at the Mercy Home then dishes about his injury rehab, teammates, Twitter follows and more.

Biggs: Bears designate safety Deiondre' Hall to return from injured reserve - Chicago Tribune - Deiondre’ Hall will return to practice Wednesday at Halas Hall for the first time since the second-year player injured his hamstring in the preseason finale Aug. 31.

Mulligan: Shouldn't the fates of John Fox and Ryan Pace be interlocked? - Chicago Tribune - How has Ryan Pace escaped criticism for his role in this Bears farce? Does nobody realize that his predecessor, Phil Emery, was 22-20 at the same point in his third year. Ken's Note: This is an absolutely idiotic argument.

Haugh: Brian Urlacher deserves to be a first-ballot Hall of Famer - Chicago Tribune - Brian Urlacher, a player who changed the position of middle linebacker in the NFL, should go into the Pro Football Hall of Fame next summer.

Biggs Bears Q&A: John Fox's game management, Bears' perception in the NFL, Kevin White update and more - Chicago Tribune - The Tribune's Brad Biggs answers your questions weekly.

Dewitt: Meet the Eagles (with Ryan Burnley of the "Eagles Focus" podcast) - Da Bears Brothers - Listen as Da Bears Brothers get a firsthand scouting report on the (9-1) Philadelphia Eagles directly from the source.

Mullin: For one writer, Hall of Fame semifinalist selection of Brian Urlacher closes a career circle - NBC Sports Chicago - John 'Moon' Mullin has covered Brian Urlacher since the day he was drafted. What sticks out to him, though, may be surprising to many fans.

Hoge’s 10 Bears Things: Be Thankful For This Rookie Draft Class, Including Trubisky - WGN Radio - It’s Thanksgiving week and I’m wondering how thankful Bears fans are for their rookie draft class, which is a bright spot in what is otherwise turning into another dismal season. On that note, let’s dive into this week’s 10 Bears Things and I hope everyone enjoys a happy and healthy Thanksgiving with their family.

Mayer: Bears begin preparing to visit Eagles - - Three days after their 27-24 loss to the Detroit Lions, the Bears return to the practice field Wednesday to begin preparing for Sunday’s game against the Eagles in Philadelphia.

Buffone 55: The John Buffone Show – Bears vs Eagles Preview – Bears Barroom - Every week John Buffone answers five questions about the Chicago Bears and five regarding their upcoming opponent. All responses are timed to 55 seconds. The “fives” are a tribute to his late uncle Doug Buffone who played 15 years for the Chicago Bears.

Dickerson: Bears' Josh Sitton still sold on Mitchell Trubisky despite growing pains - ESPN - "He's got what it takes to be a great player in this league," Bears offensive guard Josh Sitton said of rookie Mitchell Trubisky.

Hughes - Week 12 Bears at Eagles Game Preview - Da Bears Blog - Mitch Trubisky’s performance Sunday was a solid one, especially the final drive of the game. But just as he addressed (a) throws across his body while on the move and (b) taking too many sacks, now he must address an issue that popped up against the Lions. That’s not trusting his pocket.


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