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The Bear’s Den: December 1, 2017

Bears bring back Prosinski & bring Demps in to practice, a move that confirms that Kevin White is done for 2017

NFL: Chicago Bears at Minnesota Vikings
Minnesota Vikings wide receiver Mike Wallace (11) gets tackled by Chicago Bears defensive back Chris Prosinski (31) in the second quarter at TCF Bank Stadium.
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Zeglinski: In a hopeless December, Trubisky’s future all that matters for Bears - The Rock River Times - What happens to Trubisky before this season concludes will be the only aspect of a lackluster year most everyone eventually elects not to wipe from memory.

Stankevitz: Are the 2017 Los Angeles Rams a fair blueprint for the 2018 Bears? - NBC Sports Chicago - The Rams went from being one of the worst teams in the NFL in 2016 to being one of the best in 2017. Can the Bears follow a similar path?

Hub Arkush: Could one of these guys be next Chicago Bears coach? - Pro Football Weekly - Here are the hottest offensive-minded candidates that Bears could consider

PFW Chicago Podcast 094: Bears coaching short list and a 49ers preview - Pro Football Weekly - The guys expound on their reporting this week regarding Vic Fangio not being on Ryan Pace's short list of potential John Fox replacements. Then attention turns to Jimmy Garoppolo, Mitch Trubisky and two different paths to finding a franchise QB that

Mayer: Trubisky determined to 'find a way to win' - ChicagoBears.com - During a candid press conference Wednesday, Bears quarterback Mitchell Trubisky discussed his accuracy issues, what he’s learned about leadership and more.

Jahns: Ready to rebound, rookie safety Eddie Jackson wants to set ‘new tone’- Sun Times - Eddie Jackson’s rough outing against the Eagles was in line with what the rest of the Bears’ rookie class is experiencing.

Mayer: Bears re-sign safety Chris Prosinski - ChicagoBears.com - The Bears on Thursday re-signed safety Chris Prosinski and waived linebacker Howard Jones.

Emma: Eddie Jackson, Robbie Gould To Honor Bears Trainer’s Ailing Daughter - CBS Chicago - Charlotte, the 14-month daughter of Bears team trainer Will Rogers, is battling acute lymphoblastic leukemia. You can donate to the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society by clicking here.

Dickerson: Chicago Bears QB Mitchell Trubisky's technique only part of problem - ESPN - ESPN's Matt Bowen discovered troubling themes but also reasons for encouragement when analyzing the third quarter of the QB's rookie season.

Hughes: Week 13 Niners at Bears Game Preview - Da Bears Blog - If the Bears Can’t Run It This Week, They May Never Run It Again. After the embarrassment of Philadelphia. Back at home. Desperate for something positive to happen. Facing a team that allows 130 rushing yards a game. This sets up perfectly for a Bears rebound performance, with the offensive line and Jordan Howard dominating.

Mayer's Chalk Talk: Will Kevin White return to action this year? - ChicagoBears.com - Senior writer Larry Mayer discusses whether receiver Kevin White will return from injured reserve this season, the release of receiver Tre McBride and Jimmy Garoppolo's first start with the 49ers.

Hoge’s 10 Bears Things: With Tensions Rising, Trubisky & Co. Badly Need A Win - WGN Radio - Between a hallway argument and a literal stench inside the building, it's been an odd week at Halas Hall. Yet in a matchup between two struggling franchises, Sunday's game between the Bears and 49ers is full of interesting storylines. We'll examine all of it in this week's 10 Bears Things.

Rosenbloom: Yelling match between Bears draws more attention to how bad the Bears are - Chicago Tribune - Asked whether since-cut receiver Tre McBride was involved in the shouting match heard by reporters Monday, soon-to-be-cut Bears coach John Fox wouldn’t say. So, yes? Yes, it turns out. Pro tip: Always believe that the correct answer is the answer Fox doesn’t want to give. Use that as a handy guide...

Wiederer: Josh Bellamy Says Argument with Tre McBride was ‘just a little brotherly love’ - Chicago Tribune - Bears receiver Josh Bellamy detailed his involvement in Monday’s argument with Tre McBride, explaining the dispute that happened a day before McBride was waived. Asked Thursday if he had any regrets about the incident, Bellamy stood his ground. “I don’t feel bad for nothing,” he said.

Haugh: It’s time Mitch Trubisky reminded us why Bears gave 49ers a draft haul - Chicago Tribune - Excuses were as easy to find as Bears tickets this week at Halas Hall. Who needs two? See offensive coordinator Dowell Loggains, who was offering ample alibis for Bears quarterback Mitch Trubisky’s poorest showing of the season against the Eagles.

Finley: Bears’ Josh Bellamy - I don’t regret ‘brotherly’ Tre McBride argument - Sun Times - Josh Bellamy brushed off his Monday argument with fellow Bears receiver Tre McBride, saying Thursday he didn’t have any regrets.

Finley: Safety first - Bears bring back Quintin Demps, sign Chris Prosinski - Sun Times - Prosinski played 19 games from 2015-16 with the Bears, starting six times.

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IN CASE YOU MISSED IT ON WINDY CITY GRIDIRON

Wiltfong, Berckes & Fucillo: 5 Questions with Niners Nation about the Chicago Bears vs San Francisco 49ers game - Windy City Gridiron - We caught up with Niners Nation to get the lowdown on the 49ers in advance of the Bears game this Sunday.

Wiltfong: Chicago Bears bring back safety Chris Prosinski, Adrian Amos could miss significant time - Windy City Gridiron - It looks like the Chicago Bears are getting the old band back together. A day after claiming Lamarr Houston off of waivers, the Bears have signed safety Chris Prosinski (per his agent). Both new...

Wiltfong: Quintin Demps returns to practice for the Chicago Bears - Windy City Gridiron - Eight days ago, the Chicago Bears allowed defensive back Deiondre' Hall to return to practice from injured reserve, thus opening his 21 day window to determine if he would be activated to the 53...

Fucillo: Considering Vic Fangio’s future, and the 49ers defense - Niners Nation - Kyle Shanahan was intrigued by the Bears defensive coordinator earlier this year.

Householder's Week 13 Game Preview: Bears-49ers - Windy City Gridiron - The Bears are favorites, which hasn’t been good to them in the recent past

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