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The Bear’s Den: June 13, 2017

Goldman, Fox & Cruz are in the headlines in today’s edition of the Den

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Boden: The 'major point' Eddie Goldman and the Bears are making on defense this year - CSN Chicago - Eddie Goldman and the Bears defense is getting impatient to make an impression under Vic Fangio, and that urgency could prove valuable.

Inside the Huddle: Bears OLBs are a proud bunch out for redemption - Chicago Sun-Times - As the Bears’ new outside linebackers coach, Brandon Staley was told that he was inheriting a boisterous group full of different personalities.

Sullivan: John Fox has no doubt Victor Cruz 'swagger' will help Bears - - John Fox is a veteran NFL coach, but his Bears roster is very young. Enter Victor Cruz, who brings experience and skill

Monson: The Top 50 NFL players - Pro Football Focus - Pro Football Focus puts 3 linebackers in their Top 50 NFL Players for 2017, none of them named Jerrell Freeman. Then, they name him the league's best LB. Ken's Note: Have I ever mentioned I think that PFF just randomly throws darts at pictures on a wall to pick their best and worst?

Eurich: Bears vs. Broncos preseason game to air on NFL Network - 247sports - Fans of the Chicago Bears and Denver Broncos will be able to see both teams square off on a national stage in the preseason.


Thompson: Robbie Gould brings back Bears, celebrities for another round of charity golf - Chicago Tribune - Robbie Gould has invited fellow ex-Bears teammates such as Roberto Garza and Patrick Mannelly as well as several celebrities to his charity golf tournament.

Kramer: Vance Joseph compares Broncos players to kids with social media education - The Comeback - The Broncos are turning Will Parks’ social media blunder into a teachable moment. Last week, Parks posted a video of the Broncos practicing two plays to his Snapchat story. Parks said he meant no harm, but the video broke protocol and also incited some questions about second-year quarterback Paxton Lynch, who threw incomplete passes on both plays.

Hirchhorn: Eddie Lacy banks $55,000 for passing weigh-in test Monday, per report - Acme Packing Company - The Packers' former starting running back earned a big check for weighing in at less than 250 pounds on Monday.


Orr: Mike McCarthy excuses Packers vets from minicamp -
For a second straight year, Packers veterans get to hit vacation mode early. Green Bay coach Mike McCarthy announced the decision Monday.

Gates: Vikings To Get Second Nationally Televised Preseason Game - Daily Norseman
Their contest with the Seahawks will be shown on the NFL Network

Lemieux's Ask POD: I’m a Lion of one - Pride Of Detroit
Is it time to PODcast again? You know it, get those mailbag questions to us.

Reisman: Tahir Whitehead dealing with knee injury, status for minicamp unknown - Pride Of Detroit - Now we know why Tahir Whitehead missed OTAs.


Zeglinski: Bears Father’s Day gift guide - Windy City Gridiron - A special day for the Bears, fans, and fatherhood everywhere, deserves special commitment.

Wiltfong: Bears roster breakdown, 90-in-90 - William Poehls - Windy City Gridiron - Here’s another in our 90-in-90 series, which is our spotlight of every single player on the Chicago Bears’ offseason roster.

Infante: 30 Day Challenge - Which Bears player never had a fair chance? - Windy City Gridiron - Every day in the month of June, we'll ask a different Chicago Bears-related question to our readers. Make sure you guys participate the entire month.

Zeglinski: Bears mini-camp mailbag call - Windy City Gridiron
As the Bears wrap up their offseason program, we have to get to the bottom of several nagging issues.


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