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While the Bears are on vacation, media & the fans attention centers on Mitch Trubisky

The Bears Are On Summer Vacation...
Jeanne Mitchell

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

BEARRRSSSS

Tiki & Tierney: Urlacher says Cutler Was “Different,” Bears Suffering From “Lovie Curse” - CBS Sports Radio - Former Bears linebacker Brian Urlacher discussed Jay Cutler, Lovie Smith, Mitchell Trubisky, the Bears, and, of course, his hair

Boden: Truth, Trubisky and (what should be) the Bears Way - CSN Chicago - The Bears are hoping that Mitch Trubisky will be the face of the franchise for many years to come, on and off the field. So far, he's embracing it.

Finley: Playoff prediction or not, Mitch Trubisky saying all the right things - Chicago Sun-Times - Asked Friday about the Bears’ chances, Mitch Trubisky told a group of high school football players his team was going to make the playoffs this year.

Video: Should the Bears start Mitchell Trubisky now or let him watch and learn? - NFL Videos - Reggie Wayne and NFL Network's Steve Wyche discuss whether Chicago Bears head coach John Fox should trust rookie quarterback Mitchell Trubisky as the starter from Week 1.

Williams: Mitchell Trubisky supports Mike Glennon as Bears starting QB - ProFootballTalk - Mitchell Trubisky is saying all the right things before training camp, declaring Mike Glennon the Bears starting quarterback. "Mike's a great dude," Trubisky said on SiriusXM NFL Radio on Friday. "He's an absolute pro. We've got a great quarterback room with him, Mark Sanchez and Connor Shaw.

Mayer: MayerWorld War II veteran featured on ITB - ChicagoBears.com
There’s no better day than the Fourth of July to celebrate lifelong Bears fan Marvin Jacobs, a 93-year-old World War II hero who’s featured in the latest episode of “Inside the Bears.”

Eurich: Curtis Enis named Bears worst draft pick of all time - 247sports - Sporting News recently called him the team's worst draft pick of all all-time.

POLISH SAUSAGE

Alper: Evan Rodriguez hopes flag football can help him back to the NFL - ProFootballTalk - Tight end Evan Rodriguez last saw action in an NFL game in 2014, but he hasn't given up all hope of returning to the league. Rodriguez is one of the former NFL players who took part in the debut of the American Flag Football League in San Jose last week and was named the game's MVP after catching...

Florio: 13 days left for franchise-tagged players - ProFootballTalk
They say it's a deadline-driven business, even if four of seven franchise-tagged players already have gotten long-term deals done well before the July 15 drop-dead date for doing so. As to the three remaining franchise-tagged players who haven't signed long-term deals, the true deadline looms.

Schein: Ezekiel Elliott heads nine youngsters with Hall of Fame potential - NFL.com - With Jadeveon Clowney spawning way-too-early Hall talk, Adam Schein throws caution to the wind. Nine youngsters -- including Ezekiel Elliott, Odell Beckham Jr., Joey Bosa -- have Canton skills.

KNOW THY ENEMY

Burke: If obtaining “Packer People” still matters, Letroy Guion needs to go - Acme Packing Company - It’s time for the Packers to move on from the troubled defensive tackle.

Krigare: Room to Improve - Bradford and the Blitz - Daily Norseman - Sam Bradford needs to improve his ability to read the blitz.

Reisman: Zach Orr update - Colts not yet comfortable with linebacker’s health - Pride Of Detroit - Not everyone is in agreement about Zach Orr’s health.

IN CASE YOU MISSED IT ON WINDY CITY GRIDIRON

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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.

Curl: Bears Roster Breakdown, 90-in-90 - Charles Leno Jr - Windy City Gridiron - In this edition of our all-inclusive Bears roster analysis series, I discuss left tackle Charles Leno Jr.

Infante: Ranking Jerry Angelo’s draft picks 2001-2005 - Windy City Gridiron - We’ve ranked all of Phil Emery’s abysmal draft picks. Why not take a look at his predecessor, Jerry Angelo?

Mitchell & Householder: Behind Enemy Lines - Living in the land of the opposition - Windy City Gridiron - Some of us live outside of Bearsland, in the heart of enemy territory

Link: Bears roster breakdown, 90-in-90 - Kendall Wright - Windy City Gridiron - The next part of this Bears roster series has us taking a look at slot receiver Kendall Wright.

Wiltfong: Chicago Bears’ Meet the Rookies - Mitchell Trubisky - Windy City Gridiron - For those of you guys that don’t know, the Chicago Bears have a fantastic YouTube channel. Not only do they produce their own highlight video clips, but they share all their press conferences, they...

Wiltfong: Chicago Bears’ Meet the Rookies - Adam Shaheen - Windy City Gridiron - For those of you guys that don’t know, the Chicago Bears have a fantastic YouTube channel. Not only do they produce their own highlight video clips, but they share all their press conferences, they...

Witfong: Chicago Bears’ Meet the Rookies - Tarik Cohen - Windy City Gridiron - For those of you guys that don’t know, the Chicago Bears have a fantastic YouTube channel. Not only do they produce their own highlight video clips, but they share all their press conferences, they...

Wiltfong: Chicago Bears’ Meet the Rookies - Rashaad Coward - Windy City Gridiron - For those of you guys that don’t know, the Chicago Bears have a fantastic YouTube channel. Not only do they produce their own highlight video clips, but they share all their press conferences, they...

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