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The Bear’s Den: June 30, 2017

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Victor Cruz & Prince Amukamara news, plus Trubisky, Hicks, Fuller & more...

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BEAR DOWN, CHICAGO BEARS, BEAR DOWN!!!

BEARRRSSSS

Bears Talk Podcast: Breaking down camp competition at wide receiver - CSN Chicago - On this week’s Bears Talk Podcast, we hear from Markus Wheaton as Chris Boden and JJ Stankevitz discuss the training camp competition at slot receiver.

Cox: Bears’ offensive line excelled at blocking one type of run in particular - Bears Wire - The Chicago Bears' offensive line was one of the best in the NFL at blocking outside zone runs last season, according to Pro Football Focus.

PFW Chicago Podcast 080: Podcast Mailbag - Trubisky, Hicks, Fuller and more - Pro Football Weekly - Mail time! We're back from a week off to answer your Bears questions with four weeks to go until training camp. You asked us about Mitch Trubisky, Kyle Fuller, Akiem Hicks and when the Bears will make the Super Bowl! Kevin and John also discuss Bears

Eurich: Danny Trevathan will be key against the run for Bears in 2017 - 247sports.com - Danny Trevathan is expected to take Chicago's defense to another level in 2017.

Orr; Bears one of nineteen teams whose best player isn't a QB - NFL.com - Derek Carr's robust contract ($25 million per year) has once again turned the spotlight on the NFL's most important position. But for almost two thirds of the league, the quarterback is not the best player on his own team. Here's a look at 19 teams in the NFL that boast another player on the roster better than the QB.

Patra: Victor Cruz has 'something to prove' with Bears - NFL.com - Victor Cruz is hoping to excel in the next stage of his NFL career with the Chicago Bears, and the wide receiver says he remains just as motivated as ever.

Eurich: Brian Urlacher names the two players he loved to compete against - 247sports - Two legends were Brian Urlacher's favorite to square off against.

Thorstenson: What is the potential for the Chicago Bears wide receiver corps in 2017? - EndZoneSports - The Chicago Bears receiving corps has been a hot topic ever since the departure of Alshon Jeffery. The addition of several veterans makes it an intriguing group.

POLISH SAUSAGE

Sessler: Watch Jeff Fisher tell Rams coaches he's been fired - NFL.com - Jeff Fisher's dismissal by the Rams was arguably the defining moment of the team's 4-12 season. The "All or Nothing" cameras were rolling when Fisher told the team's coaches he was fired.

KNOW THY ENEMY

Gates: Bud Grant, Vikings Making Hall of Fame Push For Jim Marshall - Daily Norseman - The coach will be personally reaching out to selectors himself

Reisman: Meet Detroit’s completely revamped offensive tackle depth chart - Pride Of Detroit - The Lions will be starting two new tackles to begin the 2017 season.

IN CASE YOU MISSED IT ON WINDY CITY GRIDIRON

Link: 30 Day Challenge - Most Underrated Bear - 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...

Sunderbruch: Bears Roster Breakdown 90-in-90 - Prince Amukamara - Windy City Gridiron - In this installment of the 90-in-90 series, we look at cornerback Prince Amukamara

Wiltfong: Victor Cruz has “something to prove” in Chicago - Windy City Gridiron - After playing in 46 of New York’s 48 games from 2011-2013, averaging 80 receptions, 1,209 yards and 8 touchdowns, Victor Cruz only played in six games in 2014. He then missed the entire 2015...

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EricSoderholm'sBat: Logan's Run plan - dump everyone over 30? - Windy City Gridiron - Who's getting dumped?

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