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The Bear's Den: Friday, March 24, 2017

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Sounds like the Mark Sanchez "era" is starting in Chicago. Yay.

Welcome to Chicago, Mark
Welcome to Chicago, Mark
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BEAR DOWN, CHICAGO BEARS, BEAR DOWN!!!!

BEARRRSSSS

Film Review: Quintin Demps - ChicagoBears.com
Tom Thayer breaks out the game film and takes a closer look at new Bears defensive back, Quintin Demps.

Mayer: Fans name their top free-agent - ChicagoBears.com - We asked Bears fans via Twitter who they think has been the team’s best offseason addition via free agency. Check out some of the responses we received.

Podcast: Mark Sanchez to Bears makes sense off the field - Chicago Sun-Times - The Chicago Sun-Times' Patrick Finley looks at why Mark Sanchez makes sense for the Bears — and it has nothing to do with football.

Jahns: Four factors to consider with the Bears to sign QB Mark Sanchez - Chicago Sun-Times - Mark Sanchez's Thursday visit to Halas Hall must have gone well

Emma: Bears’ Quintin Demps ‘On A Mission To Get Some Respect’ - CBS Chicago - Demps joins the Bears defense after recording six interceptions in 13 games last season.

Report: Bears expected to sign Mark Sanchez - CSN Chicago - The Bears will reportedly sign Mark Sanchez after meeting with the free agent quarterback on Thursday.

Campbell: Bears agree to sign quarterback Mark Sanchez - Chicago Tribune
The Bears are signing veteran quarterback Mark Sanchez, two people with knowledge of the situation confirmed Thursday night.

Wesseling: Bears agree to terms on deal with Mark Sanchez - NFL.com - Mike Glennon has company in Chicago's quarterback room. The Bears are signing former Jets and Cowboys quarterback Mark Sanchez.

DRAFT / PROSPECTS / FREE AGENCY

Arthur Arkush's 2017 NFL Mock Draft 1.0 - Pro Football Weekly - 49ers bypass potential franchise passer at No. 2; your move, Jets

Perez: Jonathan Allen says Bears coach John Fox is a ‘really cool guy’ - Bears Wire - Jonathan Allen said Chicago Bears coach John Fox is a really cool guy after meeting with the team recently

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:

Emma: The Case For Mitchell Trubisky To The Bears - CBS Chicago - Trubisky became a top quarterback in this class after one year as a starter in college.

Emma: Notre Dame’s DeShone Kizer Has Many Scouts Believing - CBS Chicago - The Bears were among teams on hand to see Kizer's performance Thursday at his pro day.

BearsTalk Podcast: The three best defensive choices for Bears' first-round pick - CSN Chicago - Chris Boden, John "Moon" Mullin and JJ Stankevitz break down the best defensive players for the Bears to select third overall.

Andracki: Alshon Jeffery spurned ESPN's Adam Schefter after getting free agent contract advice | CSN Chicago - As former Bears wide receiver Alshon Jeffery finalized his free agent deal with the Eagles, he got some advice from Adam Schefter...and then spurned the ESPN reporter.

Would the Bears consider selecting Notre Dame QB DeShone Kizer? - CSN Chicago - The SportsTalk Live panel discusses what the Bears should do at the QB position in the draft, potentially taking DeShone Kizer.

Biggs: DeShone Kizer sharp in pro day workout; Bears prepare for closer look - Chicago Tribune - Notre Dame quarterback DeShone Kizer improved over his combine workout during his pro day on Thursday.

POLISH SAUSAGE

Gehlken: ‘It’s good?’ Possible bonus for kickoff between uprights - ProFootballTalk - Two referees stand beneath the goal post before a field-goal or extra-point attempt, waiting there to determine if a kick sails beyond the crossbar and between the uprights for a successful conversion.

Campbell: NFL to consider pace of game, player safety changes at league meetings next week - Chicago Tribune - The NFL on Thursday held a teleconference with media to field questions about changes and proposals subject to discussion and ownership vote next week.

KNOW THY ENEMY

Gonzalez: Martellus Bennett sounds off on NFL's plan for educational video on celebrations - Chicago Tribune
Martellus Bennett goes on a Twitter rant about the NFL's proposed educational video on excessive celebrations.

IN CASE YOU MISSED IT ON WINDY CITY GRIDIRON

Sunderbruch: Report - Chicago Bears Adding Mark Sanchez - Windy City Gridiron - The Bears are adding more depth at quarterback. Yeah. Depth.

Snyder: Chicago Bears Draftwatch - Which one of these WR’s might end up as Glennon's favorite new target? - Windy City Gridiron - Could Taywan Taylor, Zay Jones or Josh Reynolds end up as Glennon's new go-to guy?

Silverstein: The WCG All-Bears Post-Ditka Team - offensive line - Windy City Gridiron - For the inaugural selection of the WCG All-Bears Post-Ditka Team, six-time Pro Bowl center Olin Kreutz leads a sturdy — nay, star-studded — offensive line.

Wiltfong: Chicago Bears 7 Round Mock Draft - Windy City Gridiron - Thanks to our friends over at Fanspeak, we have access to their fun On The Clock Draft Simulator again this year. I use it as a tool to help me go through the draft process and learn about some potential prospects for the Chicago Bears.

Zeglinski: ESPN to broadcast documentary series on Bears fans - Windy City Gridiron - The eight-part series will focus on a specific group of Bears fans at Soldier Field during the 2016 season.

FANPOSTS

DItka's Pushbroom: Mock Draft 1.0 - Windy City Gridiron - It’s that time of year again. Mock draft season is in full-swing as we approach April. I have been an avid reader of mock drafts since I was a teenager. There is just something inherently...

FanPosts - Recent - Windy City Gridiron - Here's a link to our FanPost section, where YOU have the opportunity to contribute to Windy City Gridiron. Take a few minutes and write a post about what you are thinking about regarding the Chicago Bears, and there'a chance it will be linked right here in the Den.

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