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The Bear’s Den: June 27, 2017

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Welcome to the first week in the “Season Of The Lists”, the last NFL off-season phase

NFL: Preseason-Miami Dolphins at Chicago Bears Dennis Wierzbicki-USA TODAY Sports

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

BEARRRSSSS

Biggs:At tight end, Daniel Brown could push Zach Miller for job on Bears - Chicago Tribune - Behind Dion Simms and rookie Adam Shaheen, veteran Zach Miller and youngsters Daniel Brown, Ben Braunecker and MyCole Pruitt will vie for 1 of 2 roster spots.

Emma: Potential In Place For Bears’ Bolstered Defense - CBS Chicago - "It can definitely be a top-10 defense," new Bears defensive lineman Jaye Howard says.

Mayer: Bears volunteer at 'A Safe Place' shelter - ChciagoBears.com - About 60 Bears staffers-including chairman George H. McCaskey and a handful of former players-spent a recent morning renovating a domestic violence shelter in Waukegan.

Champ Kelly scouts the right path - Pro Football Weekly
Bears director of pro scouting uses life story to inspire kids through charity camps

Eurich: The best Bears player to ever wear No. 8 - 247sports - Only Rex Grossman can say he has taken the Chicago Bears to a Super Bowl in the last 30 years.

Joyce: Bears hope opposites attract in formidable duo - Da Bears Brothers - The duo of Leonard Floyd and Pernell McPhee is one to keep an eye on.

Orr: Markus Wheaton says Chicago Bears receivers 'underrated' - NFL.com - Markus Wheaton, who joined the Chicago Bears this offseason, thinks the team's receiving corps are 'underrated' despite boasting a slew of veteran talent on the roster.

Downes: Chicago Bears' top five PPR fantasy players - isportsweb - A closer look at what Chicago Bears have to offer this season in fantasy, including Jordan Howard and Kevin White.

Schuster: Three hot takes about the Chicago Bears offense in 2017 - isportsweb - The Chicago Bears are heading into a 2017 season that is full of question marks. However, with some luck their offense could thrive.

POLISH SAUSAGE

Did Brandon Marshall disrespect Jay Cutler with Hall of Fame shade? - CSN Chicago - As Brandon Marshall showed off his jersey collection, did he take a shot at Jay Cutler?

Silver: Martellus Bennett ranks Jay Cutler third of QB he's played with - Chicago Sun-Times - Bears quarterback Jay Cutler comes in third out of five quarterbacks behind his current QB Aaron Rodgers (1) and the Patriots' Tom Brady (2).

Williams: Taco Charlton’s first endorsement deal not with a taco chain - ProFootballTalk - Taco Charlton seemed like a perfect fit with the Cowboys, what with a name like taco in a Tex-Mex crazy area. So who would have guessed the defensive end's first endorsement deal would come from a soda company? Big Red announced in a press release Monday that it had signed Charlton.

Alper: Former Bear's WR coach Groh says Alshon Jeffery had his best offseason in years - ProFootballTalk - The Eagles hired Mike Groh as their wide receivers coach this offseason, which set Groh up for a reunion when the Eagles signed wide receiver Alshon Jeffery to a one-year contract as a free agent in March.

KNOW THY ENEMY

Western: Packers defensive results relied entirely on pass rush in 2016 - Acme Packing Company - No team in 2016 had a bigger disparity between their performance with and without pressure on the QB than Green Bay.

Glover: Bradford Agent To Ask For More Than $20 Million/Yr? - Daily Norseman - Derek Carr’s Extension re-set the contract standard for quarterbacks in the NFL

Gates: George Paton Declined Interview For Kansas City GM Job - Daily Norseman - He’s still staying put in Minnesota

Ask POD: Lions in the summer - Pride Of Detroit - Mailbag is back in town.

IN CASE YOU MISSED IT ON WINDY CITY GRIDIRON

Zeglinski: 30-Day challenge - Changing one moment in Bears history - Windy City Gridiron - Every day in June, we’ll ask a different Chicago Bears-related question to our readers. Participate so we can get to know the WCG community. Today, we’re changing one moment in Bears history.

Wiltfong: Bears roster breakdown, 90-in-90 - Dan Skuta - Windy City Gridiron - We’re spotlighting every single player on the Chicago Bears’ offseason roster in our 90-in-90 series.

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