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The Bear’s Den: May 24, 2017

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 Chicago Bears quarterback Mitch Trubisky
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Haugh: Mike Glennon says right things but nothing changed about Bears QB future - Chicago Tribune - For a guy in an awkward situation, new Bears quarterback Mike Glennon looked as comfortable as he sounded in comments to reporters Tuesday at Halas Hall.

LeGere: Chicago Bears QB Glennon focused on the present - Daily Herald - Veteran quarterback Mike Glennon was taken aback when the Chicago Bears used the second overall pick in the draft on quarterback Mitch Trubisky seven weeks after they signed Glennon to replace Jay Cutler.

Boden, Moon, Stankevitz react to Mike Glennon's comments - CSN Chicago - CSN's Chris Boden, John "Moon" Mullin and JJ Stankevitz react to Mike Glennon's comments about the Bears drafting Mitch Trubisky.

SportsTalk Live Podcast: How long will Mike Glennon last as the starting QB? - CSN Chicago - In the latest SportsTalk Live Podcast, the panel discusses how long they believe Mike Glennon will last as the Bears starting QB.

Stankevitz: Bears QB Mike Glennon makes his role emphatically clear ‘This year is my year’ - CSN Chicago - Mike Glennon made it emphatically clear that the Bears are his team, and the presence of Mitch Trubisky doesn't change anything for him.

Emma: Mike Glennon Ready To Embrace His Awkward Place With Bears - CBS Chicago -Over and over, Glennon stated that 2017 would be his season. But what comes beyond that?

Jahns: What if Mike Glennon is actually a good QB for the Bears? - Chicago Sun-Times - Adam L. Jahns: The Bears undoubtedly believe Glennon will be better than most outsiders think.

Talaneder: Mike Glennon says it over and over ‘This is my year’ - Chicago Sun-Times - Bears quarterback steadfast in saying he has been told the 2017 season is all his.

Mayer: Glennon - 'Right now this is my team' - - Undeterred by the selection of Mitch Trubisky with the second pick in the draft, Mike Glennon intends to make the most of his opportunity to be the Bears' starting quarterback this season.

PFW Pressers: Chicago Bears QB Glennon not worried about starting job - Pro Football Weekly - Chicago Bears starting quarterback Mike Glennon met with the media on Tuesday following the Bears first OTA practice open to the media. Glennon spoke about his starting role for 2017, and shot down any talks about at QB controversy. Glennon says that

Fishbain: Chicago Bears QB Mike Glennon focused on 2017 as his year - Pro Football Weekly - Glennon not letting Trubisky impact his status as being Bears starter for 2017


PHOTOS: Bears' OTA practice at Halas Hall - Chicago Tribune - Photos from Bears practice on May 23, 2017 at Halas Hall.

Wiederer: Kevin White's progress a mystery as Bears begin OTAs - Chicago Tribune - Kevin White, the Bears' third-year wide receiver, continues working back from the season-ending spiral fracture he suffered in his left fibula last October.

Mullin: How Bears are using veteran videos to school rookies on NFL way - CSN Chicago - Offensive line coach Jeremiah Washburn is taking a different approach to teaching Bears rookies how to give maximum effort on every single play.

Potash: Bears taking cautious approach with receiver Kevin White - Chicago Sun-Times - Fox would not say whether White, who has played in four games in his first two NFL seasons, would participate at all during the three weeks of OTAs.

Potash: Kyle Long, Zach Miller out, Pernell McPhee in at OTAs - Chicago Sun-Times - Linebacker Pernell McPhee and defensive tackle Jaye Howard were among those who participated with a red “injury” jersey.

Infante: Bears Five biggest needs after the draft - Cover32 - The Chicago Bears still need a lot of work, but they're not as far behind as people think. Here are their five biggest needs after the 2017 NFL Draft.

Potash: Bears cornerback-turned-safety Deiondre' Hall embracing fresh start - Chicago Sun-Times - Hall is fortunate to still be a Bear and eager to re-establish himself as a potential starter and restore his good name.

Fishbain: WR Markus Wheaton 'feels great' in return from shoulder injury - Pro Football Weekly - Plus notes on Kevin White, Kyle Long and more from Bears practice

Video: Chicago Bears begin organized team activities - Pro Football Weekly - Kevin Fishbain reports from Halas Hall on Tuesday, following the Chicago Bears first OTA practice open to the media. All eyes were on Bears starting QB Glennon, who spoke about his starting role for 2017, and shot down any talks about at QB controver


Hanzus: Roberto Aguayo needs to stop missing kicks pronto - - The kicking competition in Tampa Bay between Roberto Aguayo and Nick Folk might not be much of a competition anymore if Aguayo continues to shank kicks like he did Tuesday.

Orr: Sheldon Richardson throws shade at Brandon Marshall - - Embattled Jets defensive tackle Sheldon Richardson had a chance to stay positive with a clean slate in 2017. Instead, he chose to start things off by throwing some shade at Brandon Marshall.

Reisman: 2017 NFL rule changes - Overtime shortened, second return from IR designation, more - Pride Of Detroit - The league adopted three more significant rules changes on Tuesday.


Western: Mike McCarthy discusses Kenny Clark & Jahri Evans before Packers’ open OTA practice - Acme Packing Company - The second-year defensive tackle is "crushing it" in workouts so far, according to his head coach.

Gates: Hey Teddy! Don’t Ya Wanna Come Out For OTAs? - Daily Norseman - He was back on the field throwing passes at Winter Park today.

Detroit Lions OTAs: Recapping Day 1 - Pride Of Detroit - With no media reports, we relied upon photo galleries to tell us what happened on the opening day of Lions OTAs.

Florio: Bruce Allen doesn’t rule out 2018 franchise tag for Kirk Cousins - ProFootballTalk - The rules of the franchise tag create a strong disincentive against using it for a third time. It may not be enough to keep Washington from doing that in order to hold quarterback Kirk Cousins in place. Vis CSNMidAtlantic.


Wiltfong: Ten Thoughts on the NFL - Windy City Gridiron - Check out my latest Ten Thoughts on the NFL, and be sure to leave a few of your own in the comment section.

Wiltfong: Chicago Bears OTA injury round up - Kevin White misses practice - Windy City Gridiron - The Chicago Bears opened OTAs yesterday, but today is the day the media was granted access to the practice and the players. And you guys know what that means, fresh Bears’ news!

Zeglinski: In the “year of Glennon,” Mike Glennon knows where he stands with the Bears - Windy City Gridiron - Mitchell Trubisky will eventually take over as Bears quarterback. But a clearly perturbed Glennon isn’t letting go of the reins so easily.


ADClock: A Tale of Three Cities - Chicago, Kansas City, and Houston. The Best of Picks, the Worst of Picks? - Windy City Gridiron - Since 1967 it only happened once. Two quarterbacks drafted in the first round the same year both later started on Super Bowl champions. First Ben Roethlisberger and then Eli Manning led their...

Mateo A: Jim Harbaugh as head coach of the Bears? - Windy City Gridiron - After reading the story linked in today's Bears Den about Jim Harbaugh it got me thinking, would he be a good fit to coach the Bears one day?

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