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The Bear’s Den: July 14, 2017

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Livin’ Large in the “Season Of The Lists”

NFL: Washington Redskins at Chicago Bears
Chicago Bears outside linebacker Sam Acho (49) leads out his team prior to a game against the Washington Redskins at Soldier Field.
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BEAR DOWN, CHICAGO BEARS, BEAR DOWN!!!!

BEARRRSSSS

DeWitt: What Should You Expect From the Bears' Wide Receivers? - Da Bears Brothers - In this episode, we take a hard look at the Bears' wide receivers and explain what the reasonable expectations for this group should be.

Mayer: Vets, young receivers to battle for jobs - ChicagoBears.com - A diverse mix of veterans and young players at the receiver position should generate some intense competition this summer at Bears training camp in Bourbonnais.

The next wave of NFL head coaches? Dowell Loggains leads ESPN's list - ESPN - Matt Patricia's experience in New England has him on the head-coaching radar, but which other NFL assistants could also get the call to the next level? ESPN Insiders take a look around the league.

Mangels: Eagles schedule preview - The Bears are who we think they are going to be - Bleeding Green Nation - Chicago is unbearably bad. Ken's Note; Missed this when it was first published but nothing has changed since then.

Photos: 2017 Position Preview - WR - ChicagoBears.com - With only a few weeks until Training Camp, take a look at the eleven receivers currently on the 90-man roster.

Stankevitz: 3 burning questions for the cornerbacks - CSN Chicago - Was turning over the cornerback unit with veterans the right call, or should the Bears have addressed that need through a deep draft?

Video: Bears offense works out together in Florida - 247sports - The Chicago Bears offensive crew was in Florida working out together on Wednesday.

POLISH SAUSAGE

Rank: Why you should root for the New York Jets - NFL.com - Ready to be indoctrinated into life as a fan of the New York Jets? Adam Rank gets you up to speed on the good (Joe Namath's Super Bowl guarantee), the bad and the, well ... Butt Fumble. Ken's Note: This may be the best one of this series so far.

KNOW THY ENEMY

Orr: Teddy Bridgewater shown throwing sans knee brace - NFL.com - Minnesota Vikings quarterback Teddy Bridgewater posted to his private Instagram account pictures of himself throwing without a knee brace. Will he play this season?

Hirschhorn: Packers training camp preview: Martellus Bennett heads new tight-end unit - Acme Packing Company - Martellus Bennett leads the way along with offseason addition Lance Kendricks.

Krigare: Vikings Tight End Diversity and Evolution - Daily Norseman - Discussing the tight end position, its evolution, and the Vikings that play it.

IN CASE YOU MISSED IT ON WINDY CITY GRIDIRON

Wiltfong: Bears roster breakdown, 90-in-90 - Ka’Deem Carey - Windy City Gridiron - We’re running through the entire offseason roster of the Chicago Bears, weighing the odds for all 90 players to make the team.

Wiltfong: “Go Bears” - Windy City Gridiron - "Go Bears"

Wiltfong's 10 Most Important Bears of 2017: #6 Will Quintin Demps solve Chicago’s safety mystery? - Windy City Gridiron - For the 9th straight year, I'm bringing you who I believe will be the ten most important Chicago Bears for the upcoming season. At #6, their brand new veteran safety, Quentin Demps.

Berkes: Fantasy Files - NFC West Divisional Preview - Windy City Gridiron - Turns out, the West is not the Best choice for your fantasy squad

Reisman: Lions to receive $55.2 million in relocation fees, per ESPN - Pride Of Detroit - Thanks to the NFL’s constant shuffling of teams, the Lions will get a hefty payday over the decade or so.

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