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The Bear’s Den Weekend Open Thread, February 18-19, 2017

As always, open thread responsibly!!!!


Welcome to your Weekend Den Open Thread.

Just for fun, here are a few links for you to look at/comment on:

Wiederer: Bears' QB search, exploring 4 paths GM Ryan Pace could take - Chicago Tribune - For Bears general manager Ryan Pace, no box is bigger in his 2017 roster overhaul efforts than the one at the top of the checklist: Find. A. Quarterback!

Finley's Podcast: Should the Bears worry the union is steering FAs away? - Chicago Sun-Times - The Chicago Sun-Times' Patrick Finley examines whether the Bears should be concerned the NFLPA is steering free agents away from Chicago.

Perez: Who’s the worst 1st-round pick in Chicago Bears history? - Bears Wire - A look at some of the worst first-round picks in Chicago Bears history

Mayer: Bears earn high marks for rookie class - - The Bears are one of five NFL teams to receive an "A" grade for their 2016 rookie class from analysts Bucky Brooks and Conor Orr.

Cox: Will the NFLPA’s workers’ compensation threat impact the Bears? - Bears Wire - Bears Wire managing editor Bryan Perez discusses whether the NFLPA's threat to dissuade free agents from signing with the Bears is viable.

Bears introduce free Crib Club - - The Bears have launched the Chicago Bears Crib Club, a free program for fans to pass down their passion for the Bears to their young children. Ken's Note: I was born in the San Diego area, and have been a lifelong honorary member of the San Diego Chargers (who had been in San Diego for one year before I was born).

Mayer: Focusing on Bears special teams units - - Kicker Connor Barth, who rebounded from a slow start to have a solid 2016 season, is one of a handful of Bears special-teams contributors who is due to become a free agent.

And now, back to your regularly scheduled open thread!

We have a relaxed atmosphere here in the Weekend Den and we make it an Open Thread to give you good people a place to come and leave comments, links, mock the Packers because they so richly deserve it, and whatever else you want to say (as long as you stay within the community guidelines). The seat belt light is off, feel free to get up and wander around the cabin! As always, open thread responsibly!!!!


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