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The Bear’s Den, Tuesday, March 28, 2017

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Another day in the life of the Season of the Mocks...

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BEAR DOWN, CHICAGO BEARS, BEAR DOWN!!!!

BEARRRSSSS

Harrison: Jordan Howard named to NFL.com's All-Under-25 team - NFL.com - Rookies dominate Elliot Harrison's 2017 All-Under-25 Team, with Ezekiel Elliott and Joey Bosa just two of 11 first-time pros to make the roster. Will a rookie get the nod at quarterback, too?

Bears will forgive Deiondre' Hall's sins — if he can play - Chicago Sun-Times - In this divided world, it’s nice to know there’s at least one thing on which we all can agree: Getting tased looks extremely unpleasant. Fifty thousand volts of electricity invading your body? I’d rather listen to Chris Berman and Yoko Ono sing "(You’re) Having My Baby’’ than go through that.

Finley: Bears GM Ryan Pace to address moves - and Mark Sanchez - Chicago Sun-Times - Panicky Bears fans desperate for a Mark Sanchez explanation should get one Tuesday.

Mullin: Noise around QB Mark Sanchez misses bigger, far more important goal for Bears ’17 offseason - CSN Chicago - With much noise about the signing of Mark Sanchez, John 'Moon' Mullin writes on what GM Ryan Pace is really doing.

Imrem: Sanchez over Kaepernick? One can only wonder - Daily Herald - The Chicago Bears' preference of Mark Sanchez over Colin Kaepernick intensifies specter of the "B" word.

Biggs: Bears' idea of sustainable success is just talk until they fix QB position - Chicago Tribune - What matters for the Bears is correctly identifying a young quarterback in the draft and adding him to the fold. The quarterback riddle is the team's foremost need.

Haugh: Mark Sanchez signing a reminder Bears moves at QB position are forever curious - Chicago Tribune - Perhaps one of these days this NFL offseason, Bears general manager Ryan Pace finally will do something inspired that makes Chicago feel better about the quarterback position.

Biggs: Bears' Deiondre' Hall tasered, arrested after alleged fight outside Iowa bar - Chicago Tribune - Bears cornerback Deiondre' Hall was charged with three misdemeanors after an alleged fight outside a college bar in Cedar Falls, Iowa, early Sunday morning.

Wiederer: NFL owners to consider minor tweak to Bears' ownership stakes - Chicago Tribune - With the NFL’s league meetings underway, teams will take a vote in the coming days to approve a slight alteration of ownership within the Bears.

Chicago Bears Receiver Testifies In Aaron Hernandez Double Murder Trial - CBS Boston - Chicago Bears wide receiver Deonte Thompson was on the stand, and was questioned about a party he invited Hernandez to in Florida--which took place around the time Hernandez's ex-best friend claims Hernandez shot him.

Bears WR Deonte Thompson testifies at Aaron Hernandez trial – Chicago Sun-Times - Bears receiver Deonte Thompson testified at Aaron Hernandez’s double-murder trial Monday. The two were college teammates at Florida from 2008-09.

DRAFT / PROSPECTS / FREE AGENCY

Hub Arkush's 2017 NFL Mock Draft 1.0 - Pro Football Weekly - A QB in the top 3? Right now, yes

Emma: Bears Must Weigh Risk, Reward With Solomon Thomas - CBS Chicago - Thomas has high potential, but would he fit in a 3-4 defense?

2017 NFL Draft Profile: Pittsburgh QB Nathan Peterman - CSN Chicago - Get to know Pittsburgh quarterback Nathan Peterman with our latest NFL Draft Profile.

2017 NFL Draft Profile: UCLA OLB Takkarist McKinley - CSN Chicago - Get to know UCLA outside linebacker Takkarist McKinley with our latest NFL Draft Profile.

2017 NFL Draft Profile: California QB Davis Webb - CSN Chicago - Get to know California quarterback Davis Webb with our latest NFL Draft Profile.

2017 NFL Draft Profile: Missouri OLB Charles Harris - CSN Chicago - Get to know Missouri outside linebacker Charles Harris with our latest NFL Draft Profile.

Gantt: Jimmy Haslam "We could trade" Brock Osweiler - ProFootballTalk - Browns owner Jimmy Haslam's the guy who had to sign off on buying a second-round pick for $16 million, so he knows what's going on. But like everyone else, he's not sure if that means the throw-in to that deal - quarterback Brock Osweiler - is going to be hanging around the Browns for very long.

POLISH SAUSAGE

Mullin: Owners to consider on and off field changes this week during NFL meetings - CSN Chicago - Give the NFL credit for, at least this one time, genuinely putting the interests of its fans first. Or at least proposing to.

Mullin: Ex-Bear Brandon Marshall an early favorite at NFL owners meetings - CSN Chicago - Brandon Marshall is among the most outspoken athletes in the NFL and the league invited him to the owners meetings to speak on behalf of the players.

Mullin: Raiders-to-Vegas the latest in long line of NFL relocation drama, some of which included the Bears - CSN Chicago - The Raiders' move to Las Vegas is the latest NFL relocation saga. And the Bears haven't been exempt from those discussions in the past.

Bieler: How a protein called 'NFL' could help the NFL with brain injuries - Chicago Tribune
A protein called "NFL" may wind up helping the NFL address its most vexing medical problem.

Wiederer: Brandon Marshall wants to help NFL players have more of a voice - Chicago Tribune - Brandon Marshall is attending this week’s NFL league meetings to help owners better understand the perspectives and desires of players around the league. Ken's Note: If Brandon Marshal could use less of a voice, he probably wouldn't wear out his welcome in every NFL franchise he goes to in only a year or two.

KNOW THY ENEMY

Western: Giants owner John Mara awaits bill from Packers for Odell Beckham’s locker room hole - Acme Packing Company - Why hasn’t the Packers’ president asked the Giants to pay up yet?!

IN CASE YOU MISSED IT ON WINDY CITY GRIDIRON

Wiltfong: Dan Kadar mocks Solomon Thomas and Garett Bolles to the Chicago Bears - Windy City Gridiron - Dan Kadar, SB Nation’s draft guru, mocks the Chicago Bears a couple of players for their trenches. Let us know what you think about this possible direction.

Wiltfong: WCG Selects Deshaun Watson in the 2017 SB Nation Mock Draft - Windy City Gridiron - The 2017 SB Nation writer Mock Draft is underway, and the pick is in for the Chicago Bears.

FANPOSTS

x160630: Pace's Plan Revealed - Windy City Gridiron - It was 1985 (86). I was 8 years old. I watched the Chicago Bears put together one of the most incredible sports teams ever assembled, and capped it off by taking home a Super Bowl victory. It was...

TCampbell14Winona: Michael Scott Describes The Bears Quarterback Infamy - Windy City Gridiron - Within the span of 2 weeks, the Chicago Bears have made their fans go through a series of different emotions and facial expressions with their roster decisions regarding the Bears quarterback situation. Probably the best way I can interpret this the best way fans can understand, are the faces of one Michael Scott, from the popular NBC show, The Office.

x160630: Will Garrett Be a Bust? - Windy City Gridiron - The 1983 draft goes down as the best draft class in history. In the first round alone, of the 28 players chosen, 15 went on to a Pro-Bowl and 6 went on to the HOF. The first round alone produced a...

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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