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The Bear’s Den: July 21, 2017

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Rookies work out at Halas Hall as veterans finish up vacations

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

BEARRRSSSS

Photos: Rookie Workout 07.20.17 - ChicagoBears.com - Go inside the Clyde Emrich Weight Room at Halas Hall as the Bears rookies work out prior to attending their first Training Camp.

Wiederer: How new faces could spark secondary revival for Bears - Chicago Tribune -Bears cornerback Prince Amukamara hasn't been productive in the takeaway department during his career. He has only seven interceptions in 69 games.

Campbell: Why Bears' future depends on hard reset at quarterback - Chicago Tribune - Mike Glennon has played in a pro-style offense since his college career at N.C. State. He has a strong arm, he's smart, and he has NFL experience.

Stankevitz: 3 burning questions for tight ends - CSN Chicago - JJ Stankevitz takes an in-depth look at the burning questions surrounding the Bears tight ends as training camp approaches.

Campbell: Bears starting safety spot up for grabs opposite Quintin Demps - Chicago Tribune - Free-agent acquisition Quintin Demps has one Bears safety spot locked down, while the other starting job remains up for grabs.

BearsTalk Podcast: Analyzing Mitch Trubisky's contract as rookies arrive for camp - CSN Chicago - Mitch Trubisky is signed, the Vikings could be in line to bounce back and one of our own got hitched on this edition of the BearsTalk Podcast.

Jahns: The 10 most important Bears players for a successful 2017 season - Chicago Sun-Times - Despite coming off a 3-13 season, the Bears have become more intriguing.

Potash: Know Your Bears — The Offensive Tackles - Chicago Sun-Times - Leno’s motivation should be at a peak — he will be a free agent after this season, so a big year could be a bonanza.

Mayer: Bears boast talented group of linebackers - ChicagoBears.com - Heading to training camp next week, the Bears possess a deep and talented group of outside linebackers, which is led by veteran playmaker Pernell McPhee.

PFW Chicago Podcast 082: Bears training camp preview roundtable - Pro Football Weekly - 670 the Score and CBSChicago.com's Chris Emma (@CEmma670) and CSN Chicago's J.J. Stankevitz (@jjstankevitz) join Kevin to preview Bears training camp. They go through every headline you'll hear in the coming weeks from Bourbonnais, from Glennon and T

Eurich: Most Heated Bears Camp Battle Is Mike Glennon vs. Mitch Trubisky - 247sports - Mike Glennon and Mitchell Trubisky are set to battle it out for the quarterback job with the Chicago Bears.

Kading: Why Mark Sanchez is on the Bears roster - Cover32 - Among a flurry of moves that have left some Bears fans scratching their heads, one move tends to stand out: Mark Sanchez is, at least for right now, a Chicago Bear. And, contrary to popular belief, I feel this is a good move for the Chicago Bears.

Eurich: Bears aren't as cheap as fans think - 247sports - The Chicago Bears are believed to be cheap but history suggests otherwise.

DeWitt: Zach Miller, Dion Sims, and Adam Shaheen (A Three-Headed Monster?) - Da Bears Brothers - In this episode, Da Bears Brothers take an in-depth look at this season's tight end group and explain all you need to know heading into training camp.

POLISH SAUSAGE

As football nears, 50 future headlines from the 2017 NFL season - NFL.com - 14) Mike Glennon, Mitchell Trubisky split series in Bears loss; fans call for Mark Sanchez... Ken's Note: Or not.

KNOW THY ENEMY

Western: Packers have spoken to free agent RB Rashad Jennings, but no deal is imminent - Acme Packing Company - However, this news implies that the Packers are simply establishing lines of communication only in case of emergency.

Reisman: Matthew Stafford’s potential contract extension could reach $30 million per year - Pride Of Detroit - It’s looking likely that a contract extension for Stafford will make him a very wealthy football player.

IN CASE YOU MISSED IT ON WINDY CITY GRIDIRON

Infante: The top NFL jersey seller in Illinois is not a Chicago Bear - Windy City Gridiron - It doesn’t seem like Illinois is in the Chicago Bears spirit.

Sunderbruch: Yes, Pace Really Did Bargain Shop - Windy City Gridiron - As the offseason begins to give way to the promise of actual football, it might be time to look at how last year’s contenders built their rosters.

Wiltfong's 10 Most Important Bears of 2017: #3 Jerrell Freeman has something to prove - 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 #3, the quarterback of the defense, Jerrell Freeman.

Berkes' Fantasy Files: Divisional Previews – AFC North - Windy City Gridiron - Shopping for fantasy players in the AFC north includes high ticket items, potential values

FANPOSTS

PowerTool: 2017 CFB Names of Note - Wide Receivers - Windy City Gridiron - Edition III of the CFB NoN series.

FanPosts - Recent - Windy City Gridiron - Here's a link to our FanPost section, where YOU have the opportunity to contribute to Windy City Gridiron. Take a few minutes and write a post about what you are thinking about regarding the Chicago Bears, and there's a chance it will be linked right here in the Den.

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