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The Bear's Den: March 23, 2017, Mark Sanchez edition

Excitement builds in Chicago as Mark Sanchez prepares to visit the Bears...

The Bears & Mark Sanchez
The Bears & Mark Sanchez
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Rosenbloom: Mark Sanchez is meeting with the Bears, so the snark buffet is open - Chicago Tribune - Free agency is no way to build a Super Bowl team. The draft is the yellow brick road. Ryan Pace stressed that point.

Jahns: Don't be surprised by Bears' interest in quarterback Mark Sanchez - Chicago Sun-Times - The Bears only have two quarterbacks on their roster.

Report: Free agent quarterback Mark Sanchez will meet with Bears - CSN Chicago - The Bears have their new starter in Mike Glennon, but they're looking for more help as they will reportedly bring in Mark Sanchez for a visit.

Biggs Bears Q&A: Jobs for Jay Cutler and Colin Kaepernick, draft hypotheticals, Leonard Floyd and more - Chicago Tribune - The Tribune's Brad Biggs answers your questions weekly.

Mayer: Bears fans featured in ESPN series - - ESPN will debut an eight-episode docu-series called "We The Fans" that chronicles the lives of Chicago Bears season-ticket holders in Soldier Field's Section 250. The TV series will premiere on Tuesday, April 11.

Perez: How Benny Cunningham will impact the Bears’ roster - Bears Wire - A look at the ways new Bears RB Benny Cunningham will impact the team's roster


Free agency? It doesn't get any more Free Agent than this!

Wesseling: Market for former Bears QB Jay Cutler looks grim - - While the NFL world obsesses over Colin Kaepernick's inability to find a starting job two weeks into free agency, Jay Cutler is running headlong into the same log jam on the quarterback market.

Perez: Mel Kiper mock draft, Bears go defense in 1st round of 2017 NFL Draft - Bears Wire - ESPN's Mel Kiper published his third 2017 NFL Mock Draft, sending the Bears help in the secondary

Analyzing every Bears free-agent move - Chicago Sun-Times - The Chicago Sun-Times' Bears experts break down every free-agent move and what they mean for the team:

Florio: One way or the other, Bucs will be paying a kicker to not kick - ProFootballTalk - The Buccaneers have opted not to compound a mistake by admitting it. But it won't be cheap. One way or the other, the Buccaneers will be paying a kicker to not kick for the team this year.


In honor of Mark Sanchez visiting the Bears...

Killer song, horrible quarterback...

Rapoport: Oakland Raiders closing in on potential move to Las Vegas - - The outlook is positive that the team will get the OK to move -- either next week or at the Spring League Meeting in May, Ian Rapoport reports.

Gantt: Chiefs bring back defensive lineman Jarvis Jenkins - ProFootballTalk - The Chiefs made one big change on their defensive line, but they've brought another key part back. According to a tweet from his agent, Chiefs defensive end Jarvis Jenkins has re-signed for another year.

Mayer: Goodell vows to improve pace of game - - In a letter to NFL fans, Commissioner Roger Goodell details how the league intends to enhance the fan experience and improve the pace of the game.

2017 NFL Draft Profile: Notre Dame QB DeShone Kizer - CSN Chicago - Get to know Notre Dame quarterback DeShone Kizer with our latest NFL Draft Profile.

Maese: 'With neurosurgery, every day feels like a football game' for Myron Rolle - Chicago Tribune - Myron Rolle was the only prospective neurosurgeon in Florida State's graduating class - and also the only former NFL player and the only Rhodes Scholar.

Bonesteel: Reminders of the horrible 2013 NFL draft continue to resonate - Chicago Tribune - It's been nearly four years since the 2013 NFL draft, which gives us plenty of time to evaluate the talent that came out of it.


PODcast: NFC North free agency recap - Pride Of Detroit - How do the Lions stack against the rest of the NFC North right now?

Wludford: What Does Pat Shurmur Have in Store for the Vikings Offense? - Daily Norseman - Now that Pat Shurmur has been handed the reigns for the Vikings’ offense, and given an off-season to prepare, we should see some more significant scheme changes in the Vikings offense this year.

Noonan: How the NFL’s Pace of Play proposals could threaten the Lambeau Leap - Acme Packing Company - Is the Lambeau Leap doomed in the league’s quest to stop its players from having fun?

Mullin: Complete player buy-in a critical need in battle to reduce NFL head trauma - CSN Chicago - As head injuries pile up, John 'Moon' Mullin says NFL players should be holding each other accountable for shots to the head.


Sunderbruch's 7-Round Mock Draft: The ACC Edition - Windy City Gridiron - Limited to just the ACC, it is possible for Ryan Pace to put together a solid draft class for the Bears. It might not be enough to turn the team around, but it would move things in the right direction.

Zeglinski: It’s crucial to evaluate Deshaun Watson differently - Windy City Gridiron - The former Clemson star has questions about whether his game can transfer to the NFL. In a non-conventional scouting world, there should be no concerns.

Zeglinski: Bears Report: Different Pace - The Rock River Times - The NFL's free agency period is specifically catered to the high rollers who believe they have nothing to lose.

Silverstein: Introducing the WCG All-Bears Post-Ditka Team - Windy City Gridiron - In a new series, we will honor the best Chicago Bears since Mike Ditka was fired after 1992.


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