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The Bear’s Den, February 22, 2017

Despite many holes to fill, the Bears quarterback situation for 2017 leads the news...

Tom Carter #25...
Tom Carter anyone?



Mayer: How many 3-13 teams bounced back? - - If the Bears rebound from their lackluster 3-13 record in 2016 to make the playoffs in 2017, it wouldn't be an unprecedented accomplishment.

Perez: Chicago Bears 2017 QB Power Rankings, silly clickbait about who will start on opening day? - Bears WireKen's Note: Shameless stupid and silly clickbait designed to get people arguing. You have been warned.

Cox: Is Jay Cutler the Bears’ best option at quarterback? - Bears Wire - Listen as Bears Wire managing editor Bryan Perez discusses the Chicago Bears best quarterback options this offseason on Locked on Bears

Who's on the Bears' Mount Rushmore? - CSN Chicago - Who's on the Bears' Mount Rushmore


Arthur Arkush: Here's why Mike Glennon isn't necessarily Brock Osweiler all over again - Pro Football Weekly - A QB-needy club might find solution by signing Glennon to a short-term deal with heavy incentives

Smith: Jimmy Garoppolo on his future 'Your guess is as good as mine' - ProFootballTalkPatriots quarterback Jimmy Garoppolo doesn't know whether he'll remain with the Patriots or get traded this offseason, and he doesn't sound like he has a strong preference either way.

2018 NFL Mock Draft - - This page is a placeholder for our 2018 NFL Mock Draft from Kevin Hanson, who finished as The Huddle Report's 2015 NFL Mock Champion among 113 NFL Draft experts.

Gabriel: Scouting Alabama DL Jonathan Allen - CBS Chicago - Allen can be a dominant force in the run game as well as being an excellent inside pass rusher.

NFL Mock Draft 2017: Redskins, Patriots go for versatile playmakers | NFL | Sporting News - Yet another mock.

Riese's Takkarist McKinley Scouting Report: UCLA edge rusher has tremendous upside - Acme Packing Company - The UCLA rusher’s hype train has been gaining some steam lately, will he be around at #29?

Wessling: Ranking the potential landing spots for Tony Romo - - Although Jimmy Garoppolo will be the most sought-after commodity, Tony Romo is dominating headlines leading up to the March 9th league year. Where will the veteran gunslinger end up?

Hawkins: QB Deshaun Watson lands another award as NFL draft looms - Chicago Tribune - Deshaun Watson is trying to approach everything leading to the NFL draft as having fun and enjoying the process.

2017 NFL draft: These five prospects are going to dominate the combine - Chicago Tribune - Every year, the stock of some NFL draft prospect or another shoots through the roof due to a lights-out combine performance.

Cooper Kupp NFL Draft diary: Learning from the league's best - FOX Sports - In his latest entry, the Eastern Washington WR recalls working with a trio of NFL QBs.


This offseason I will be linking the outstanding series that Honeybear Householder put together a few years ago so that those of you who missed out on it the first time can enjoy it and learn more about the storied history of your Chicago Bears!

HoneyBear Householder: Taking a Look in the Bears History Book: Wilber Marshall, Part 2 - Windy City Gridiron - Taking a Look in the Bears History Book: Wilber Marshall, Part 2. Welcome back to TLBHB where today we're having a history lesson about Bears legend Wilber Marshall


Gantt: Cedric Benson busted for drunk driving again, says doesn’t know ABCs - ProFootballTalk - Cedric Benson played nearly a decade in the NFL, and now says it has impaired his ability to drive. Or spell. Or something. The longtime Bears and Bengals running back was charged with driving while intoxicated in Texas Saturday morning, and had a novel excuse for not undergoing a field sobriety test...


Reisman: Report says Lions made offer to cornerback K’Waun Williams - Pride Of Detroit - The Detroit Lions reportedly made the free agent corner an offer.

Western: Packers Trade Rumors, Will Eagles’ Connor Barwin be released or traded? - Acme Packing Company - Would a trade make sense for the Packers and a productive 3-4 pass rusher? Or should the team wait it out and see if he becomes available as a free agent?


Zeglinski: Hidden foundations in Bears undrafted free agents - Windy City Gridiron - Ryan Pace has found some gems off of the "scrap heap." How does his work compare to other NFL GM’s?

Householder: WCG Staff Picks, Bears free agent signings - Windy City Gridiron - Contributing writers predict who will sign with Chicago

Zeglinski's Bears window shopping 2017: Jimmy Garoppolo and the quarterbacks. - Windy City Gridiron - While the Bears may address quarterback in the draft, the "Window Shopping" series takes a look at the signal callers on the free agent or trade market, led by Jimmy Garoppolo.


NRDubya: 2017 Mock Offseason - updated - Windy City Gridiron - First and Foremost: Attempt to trade Jay...for anything you can get for him. If no one is willing to give up a draft pick, it is time to move on by cutting him.

X160630: All-Rookie, All-Star Name Team - Windy City Gridiron - Every year we are treated to some interesting names in the NFL. From the odd (Chad Johnson Ochocinco), to the appropriate (Ray Guy), to the broadcaster nightmares (Chris Fuamatu-Ma'afala). After my...

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