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The Bear’s Den: December 11, 2017

Bears beat the living tar out of the Bengals, as Trubisky & Howard shine

NFL: Chicago Bears at Cincinnati Bengals
Chicago Bears tight end Adam Shaheen (87) catches a pass for a touchdown against Cincinnati Bengals middle linebacker Kevin Minter (51) in the second half at Paul Brown Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Aaron Doster
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BEAR DOWN, CHICAGO BEARS, BEAR DOWN!!!!

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Rozner: Just for something different, Chicago Bears dominate - Daily Herald - For a change, it wasn't the Chicago Bears who looked hapless on Sunday.

LeGere: Chicago Bears beat Bengals in dominant fashion - Daily Herald - Finally, at long last, in Week 14, the Chicago Bears put it all together. Their 33-7 victory over the Bengals in Cincinnati was dominant, as they improved to 4-9 while dropping the home team to 5-8.

Bears-Bengals Postgame Show: Bears Discover Offense, Blowout Banged-Up Bengals - Da Bears Brothers - In this week's postgame show, Da Bears Brothers explain how the Chicago Bears were able to blowout the Cincinnati Bengals with their instant analysis.

Mayer: Pace talks Bears issues before Bengals game - ChicagoBears.com - Bears general manager Ryan Pace appeared on the WBBM 780 AM and 105.9 FM pre-game show in advance of Sunday’s road game against the Cincinnati Bengals.

Game Recap: Bears dominate Bengals, win 33-7 - ChicagoBears.com - The Bears generated a well-balanced offense and turnovers on defense to control the game from the start, beating the Bengals 33-7 on the road.

Cox: 4 takeaways from Bears’ 33-7 win over Bengals - Bears Wire - The Chicago Bears put together arguably their best performance of the season in their Week 14 win over the Cincinnati Bengals.

Perez: 4 studs from Bears’ blowout win over Bengals in Week 14 - Bears Wire - A look at the key players from the Chicago Bears' Week 14 win over the Cincinnati Bengals

Bernstein: Mitchell Trubisky Takes Steps In Bears’ Romp - CBS Chicago - Trubisky kept his vision downfield and from sideline to sideline in registering a 112.4 efficiency rating.

Bears Rout Bengals, 33-7 - CBS Chicago - Mitchell Trubisky passed and ran for a touchdown, while Jordan Howard ran for 147 yards and a pair of touchdowns.

Emma: Mitchell Trubisky Takes Another Step Forward In Bears Victory - CBS Chicago - Trubisky threw for 271 yards and gave the Bears what they needed to break their five-game losing streak.

Emma: Inspired Effort Reveals What Bears Can Be - CBS Chicago - Just when it seemed the Bears were ready to clean out their lockers, they earned a dominant victory.

Bears at Bengals: 2 winners and 5 losers from Cincinnati’s loss - Cincy Jungle - It was a bleak and cold day in Cincinnati, as the Bengals stumbled through an embarrassing loss to the Bears.

NFL Week 14: Mitch Trubisky breaks out as Bengals lose to Bears, 33-7 - Cincy Jungle - Neither the offense nor the defense looked like they too excited to play the Bears. Trubisky, Howard, and Wright all have their best game of the season.

Bears cruise past Bengals - ESPN Video - Jordan Howard grinds out 147 yards rushing while Mitchell Trubisky accounts for two touchdowns, one in the air and one on the ground, to lead the Bears to a 33-7 win over the Bengals.

SUN TIMES

Watch highlights from the Bears’ win against Bengals - Bears rookie quarterback Mitch Trubisky played his best game this season Sunday in Cincinnati against the Bengals.

Finley: Bears pound Bengals 33-7 halt losing streak at five games - The Bears notched their fourth win of the season against the beaten-down, worn-out Bengals, 33-7, Sunday at Paul Brown Stadium.

Potash: Bears RB Jordan Howard breaks 100-yard mark for fifth time this season - Howard has rushed for 129 yards and a touchdown on 19 carries as the Bears built a 26-7 lead early in the fourth quarter.

Potash: John Fox wins a challenge! Bears coach goes 1-for-2 Sunday - In a rare move, Bears coach John Fox won a challenge in the fourth quarter Sunday - and it got his team the ball. Officials ruled that Bengals receiver A.J. Green caught a ball down the left sideline, but replay showed safety Eddie Jackson ripped the ball away before he went out of bounds. The officials agreed, giving the Bears the ball.

Jahns: Bears QB Mitch Trubisky stars vs. banged-up Bengals - Random thoughts and observations while covering the Bears’ Week 14 matchup against the Bengals at Paul Brown Stadium.

CHICAGO TRIBUNE

Bears snap 5-game losing streak with 33-7 win over Bengals - The Bears offense found its groove against a banged-up Bengals defense to run away with a 33-7 victory Sunday afternoon at Paul Brown Stadium. Bears quarterback Mitch Trubisky had a touchdown pass and a touchdown run. Running back Jordan Howard topped 100 rushing yards for the first time in three weeks. And the Bears got a big cast of offensive players involved, including Adam Shaheen and Kendall Wright, to break a five-game losing streak and top 30 points for the first time this season.

Biggs: With focus on 2018, Bears produce their finest effort of 2017 - As Kendall Wright was stuffing the few remaining belongings from his locker into a bag, he glanced across the locker room at Mitch Trubisky, the man who targeted him a season-high 11 times in the Bears’ 33-7 romp over the Bengals on Sunday at Paul Brown Stadium. “Mitch played lights out,” Wright...

Week 14 Photos: Bears 33, Bengals 7 - Photos from the Bears-Bengals game at Paul Brown Stadium on Dec. 6, 2017.

Rosenbloom: The Bears offense was so good that it Fox-proofed the game - Rookie quarterback Mitch Trubisky threw for 271 yards on 25-of-32 passing and one TD while also running in the first of his career. Rookie tight end Adam Shaheen caught four passes for 44 yards and a TD. Sophomore running back Jordan Howard rushed for 147 yards, a 6.4 average and two TDs.

IN CASE YOU MISSED IT ON WINDY CITY GRIDIRON

Silverstein: Jordan Howard made history against the Bengals - Windy City Gridiron
Howard is the 1st Bear ever with 1,000 yards rushing in each of his 1st two seasons

Zeglinski: Windy City Gridiron picks Bears-Bengals - Windy City Gridiron
The Bears are ravaged with injuries and are a bad football team. The Bengals are ravaged with injuries and are a better but also bad football team. WCG picks some "AFC North Football."

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