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The Bear’s Den: July 24, 2017

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2017 Training Camp starts this week!

MLB: St. Louis Cardinals at Chicago Cubs
Chicago Bears player Cam Meredith throws out a ceremonial first pitch before the game between the Chicago Cubs and the St. Louis Cardinals at Wrigley Field. 
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BEAR DOWN, CHICAGO BEARS, BEAR DOWN!!!!

BEARRRSSSS

Wiederer: Bears' resurgence hinges on emergence of top picks from last 5 years - Chicago Tribune - A look at what's ahead for each of the Bears' last five first-round draft picks heading into the 2017 season.

LeGere: Bears facing lots of questions heading into camp - Daily Herald - There is no shortage of questions regarding the 2017 Bears as they prepare to report for training camp on Wednesday, and one is whether free-agent safety Quintin Demps provide the takeaways that the defense has been missing the past two seasons?

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.

Boden: 3 burning questions for Bears coaching staff - CSN Chicago - After two years filled with losses and injuries, John Fox and his coaching staff are under pressure to show progress.

Perez: Mitchell Trubisky delivers season tickets to fans - Bears Wire - Chicago Bears QB Mitchell Trubisky and the rest of the 2017 rookie class personally delivered seasons tickets to a few lucky fans

Mayer: Bears set to debut new-look secondary - ChicagoBears.com - The Bears will sport a revamped secondary this summer in Bourbonnais after signing safety Quintin Demps and cornerbacks Prince Amukamara and Marcus Cooper in free agency.

Perez: Curtis Enis ranked worst RB to be drafted in top 5 since 1980 - Bears Wire - Former Chicago Bears RB Curtis Enis ranks as the worst RB to be drafted in the top five since 1980

Mayer: Return specialists set to compete for jobs - ChicagoBears.com - The competition for the Bears’ punt and kickoff return jobs should be among the most interesting battles this summer during training camp and the preseason.

Cahill: Bears' Jerrell Freeman saves choking man's life at airport - Chicago Sun-Times - Chicago Bears training camp has yet to start, but linebacker Jerrell Freeman is already making an impact.

Finley: Mike Glennon tries not to sweat future, but it's 'just being a human' - Chicago Sun-Times - Mike Glennon had a plan.

Potash: Know Your Bears - The Inside Linebackers - Chicago Sun-Times - Freeman is a dependable, efficiently productive player and arguably the team’s best leader — on the field, in the locker room and as a public voice.

Finley: Entering Year 3, Bears' John Fox talks QBs, a rebuild and his future - Chicago Sun-Times - John Fox’s future is tied to his quarterbacks.

Cox: Daniel Brown The Bears’ sleeper at tight end? - Bears Wire - The Chicago Bears tight end flying under the radar this offseason has been Daniel Brown, who joined the team off of waivers last October.

Perez: Bears CB Marcus Cooper ‘I came to Chicago to win’ - Bears Wire - Chicago Bears cornerback Marcus Cooper tweeted another inspirational message to Bears fans

Eurich: Kyle Fuller named a 'breakout cornerback' by NFL.com - 247sports.com - One NFL writer believes Kyle Fuller will bounce back in a big way in 2017 for the Chicago Bears.

Gutierrez: Bears Season Breakdown and Predictions - Week One vs. Atlanta Falcons - Cover32 - This will be one of the most difficult opponents and most potent offenses the Bears will face all season. It just so happens that it is the very first game of the season, but it will definitely kick the Bears into high gear right out of the gates.

DeWitt: Jordan Howard's the Bell Cow (But How Will the Rest of the Backs Play Out?) - Da Bears Brothers - In this episode, Da Bears Brothers discuss what they are expecting from Jordan Howard this season and debate which other running backs will make the roster.

POLISH SAUSAGE

NFC North training camp capsules - Chicago Sun-Times - With Aaron Rodgers in prime, Packers should always be threat to go to Super Bowl.

KNOW THY ENEMY

Gates: Latavius Murray Quotes From Training Camp Reporting Day - Daily Norseman -The veteran running back is reporting early because of his injury

D'Andrea: Lions need to rise to Matthew Stafford’s level in 2017 - SBNation.com - Stafford, who’s on the verge of a massive contract extension, should be great again. Can he drag the rest of the team with him?

IN CASE YOU MISSED IT ON WINDY CITY GRIDIRON

LInk's Upsets, Underdogs and Dark Horses: Can Defensive End Roy Robertson-Harris Find a Niche in 2017? - Windy City Gridiron - In this ongoing series, I’ll spotlight a few Chicago Bears’ players that could be flying under the radar, but could also make an impact in 2017.

Infante: Bears roster breakdown, 90-in-90 - Mike Glennon - Windy City Gridiron - Being the Bears’ big-money free agent signing, Mike Glennon is expected to take the reigns at quarterback this year.

Link: Bears roster breakdown, 90-in-90 - Marcus Cooper - Windy City Gridiron - The next part of this Bears roster series has us taking a look at cornerback Marcus Cooper.

Curl's WCFF Chapter 3: Your princess is in another castle - Windy City Gridiron - My Windy City Fan Fiction series continues as the Bears close in on their hunt for Staley

Mitchell: If I could change just ONE play over the last 20 years... - Windy City Gridiron - There are so many to choose from, but... dang it Marion Barber, SLIDE!!!!!!!!

FANPOSTS

Mateo A: Jordan Howard vs. Ezekiel Elliott - Windy City Gridiron - Ezekiel Elliott is really good at football. There is absolutely no disputing that. The thing is, Jordan Howard is really good at football, too. He might be as good as Elliott. There is no...

Jeffpro529: Bears tailgating questions - Windy City Gridiron - Does anyone know why the tailgating rules changed part way through the season last year for the 31st street lot. It used to be open 24 hours and we could start tailgating at 6:00 am or even...

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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