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The Bear’s Den: June 28, 2017

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Jordan Howard snubbed, Bears do charity work & projections abound

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Moreano: Jordan Howard snubbed on top 100 list - Da Bears Brothers - Despite being the No. 2 rusher in the NFL last season, Jordan Howard did not make the top 100 list ... and Nick is livid.

Boden: Jordan Howard wants to lead Bears... and lead the league - CSN Chicago - After an exceptional rookie campaign, Jordan Howard wants to take on more responsibility and put up bigger stats.

Boden: Are Bears better than Texans, Broncos, Dolphins and others? Pro Football Focus says yes - CSN Chicago - Are the Bears better than the Texans, Broncos, Dolphins and other supposedly good teams? Pro Football Focus' recent NFL roster rankings suggests they might be.

Bears’ Virginia McCaskey named one of most powerful women in sports - Chicago Sun-Times - Bears owner Virginia Halas McCaskey named one of the most powerful “The Most Powerful Women in Sports"

Kenney: No Bears players make NFL Network's 'Top 100 Players of 2017' list - Chicago Sun-Times - Not a single Bears player made the NFL Network's annual list, which is calculated by current player votes.

Mayer: Bears rookies visit children’s hospital - - First-round draft pick Mitch Trubisky and the rest of the Bears rookie class visited young patients Monday afternoon at Shriners Hospitals for Children in Chicago.

Mayer: Sitton hosts fundraiser to benefit kids - - Back home in Florida last week, Bears guard Josh Sitton helped raise awareness and funds for a cause that’s near and dear to his heart.

Howard Not Near Top Of Pro Football Weekly's 2017 NFL Running Back rankings - Pro Football Weekly - Dual-threat runners dominate PFW's top-10 backs for 2017

Sobleski: Shaheen on of the 2017 NFL Rookies Who Already Look Like Draft-Day Steals - Bleacher Report - After the NFL draft, many teams are ecstatic with their hauls. The event instills false hope, because the majority of picks won't succeed at the next level. There will be a multiple picks, however, who exceed expectations...

Kading: Bold Predictions for the 2017 Bears season - Cover32 - As Training Camp draws near, fans spend time envisioning what their new team roster will look like. The hype train starts to leave the station and speculations arise if this could be the year that their team makes it to the Super Bowl or even just the playoffs would be a major step in the right direction for most teams.


Gagnon: The New York Jets are the most depressingly hopeless team in the NFL - The Comeback - The New York Jets' rebuilding project for 2017 seems to be based on tanking the upcoming season. What other explanation could there be?

Florio: Supreme Court could remove federal ban to sports wagering - ProFootballTalk - At a time when Congress has launched an effort to scrap a 1992 law that prevents most states from legalizing wagering on sports, another branch of the government could get the job done more quickly. On Tuesday, the U.S.


Hirschhorn: Projecting Brett Hundley's trade value - Acme Packing Company - What can the Packers reasonably expect third-year quarterback Brett Hundley to garner in a trade?

Western: David Bakhtiari is unhappy about the NFL’s Top 100 list, and with good reason - Acme Packing Company - Meanwhile, some current and former Packers take umbrage with Aaron Rodgers’ ranking on this year’s list.

CCNorseman: Making Excuses for Sam Bradford - Daily Norseman - The Daily Norseman breaks down the stats to determine if and when Bradford’s situation is to blame for poor performance.

Reisman: Pro Football Focus says Detroit Lions have 5th-worst roster in NFL - Pride Of Detroit - PFF thinks the Lions roster ranks in the bottom five, but they’re missing something very important.


Infante: 30 Day Challenge - Most painful Bears memory - 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 so we can all get to know the WCG community a...

Householder: Ten Thoughts on the NFL and Beyond - Windy City Gridiron - It’s the slow season for NFL news, so let’s have a little fun but we’re still talking football.

Wiltfong: The Chicago Bears have a top 5 offensive line - Windy City Gridiron - According to Pro Football Focus, the Chicago Bears have a top five offensive line. Do you agree?


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