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The Bear’s Den: August 17, 2017 - Trubisky Speaks

Bears QB Mitchell Trubisky meets the press and Kyle Long is not in the doghouse

Chicago Bears’ quarterback, Mitchell Trubisky, commands the huddle.
Serena Vitellaro-Wiltfong - VEI Photography



Zeglinski: Final musings from Bourbonnais - The Rock River Times - Crisp hope for the future is now ringing through, but the Bears' time at Olivet Nazarene University this year

Campbell: Mitch Trubisky says he has plenty of mistakes to fix after successful debut - Chicago Tribune - It has been six days since Mitch Trubisky lit a spark in a football city that has been dormant with apathy and disappointment.

Campbell: Kevin White on target, despite not being targeted by Mike Glennon in preseason opener - Chicago Tribune - Kevin White emerged from his first game action in 312 days feeling optimistic about what’s ahead.

Rosenbloom: Connecting some dots with Mike Glennon and Mitch Trubisky - Chicago Tribune - Mike Glennon doesn’t have to be great. He might not even have to be good. He just can’t be awful again.

Biggs Bears Q&A: Victor Cruz's likelihood to make roster, Mitch Trubisky's development and more - Chicago Tribune - The Tribune's Brad Biggs answers your Bears questions weekly. This week, Biggs answers questions about Victor Cruz and Mitch Trubisky.

Campbell: Kyle Long's mental state a focus for father and John Fox - Chicago Tribune - Kyle Long's father, Howie, a Hall of Famer, discussed his son's temper and state of mind Tuesday, saying, "He's got to get it under control."

Wiederer: Mitch Trubisky stays level-headed in reviewing his growth after strong debut - Chicago Tribune - Bears rookie quarterback Mitch Trubisky said his impressive exhibition game against the Broncos was too small of a snapshot to judge definitively.

Cahill: Will Bears let Mitch Trubisky be the next Russell Wilson? - Chicago Sun-Times - Mitch Trubisky and Russell Wilson could have more in common than you think.

Finley: Bears CB Prince Amukamara out with hamstring strain - Chicago Sun-Times - One of the Bears’ starting cornerbacks is finally getting over a hamstring injury. The other, Prince Amukamara, has a strained hamstring.

Potash: Kyle Long in good standing with Bears 'family' following camp dust-up - Chicago Sun-Times - Long will be back at practice on Thursday night, when the Bears work out at Prospect High School, Fox said.

Finley: Bears QB Mitch Trubisky plays down hype, but can let game do talking - Chicago Sun-Times - Ignoring the attention Chicago has paid on its third-string quarterback is a tougher task than merely rolling right and throwing an accurate out route

Kenney: Bride surprises father with Bears-themed wedding dress - Chicago Sun-Times - One bride surprised her father by switching dresses before the traditional father-daughter dance.

Jahns: What does Bears RB Tarik Cohen's emergence mean for Jeremy Langford? - Chicago Sun-Times - "We got some good players in there -- good running backs," Langford said.

Imrem: Trubisky rock-star tour visits Prospect High - Daily Herald - Prospect High the next stop in the rest of Chicago Bears rookie QB Mitch Trubisky's rock-star tour.

Mayer: Langford hopes to show playmaking ability - - Bears running back Jeremy Langford was thrilled to be back on the practice field Wednesday for the first time since spraining his ankle on the first day of training camp.

Mayer: Mitch Trubisky staying humble, hungry - - Even after an impressive debut performance that has created a lot of buzz, Bears rookie quarterback Mitch Trubisky has remained humble and hungry and continued to focus on improving every day.

Bears Preseason Week Two Preview: Arizona Cardinals - Cover32 - As hard as Pace and company have tried to avoid a quarterback controversy, it seems it was inevitable. Mike Glennon failed at his first attempt to show he has what it takes to be a starting quarterback in the NFL. Glennon was 2 for 8 for 20 yards and an interception that was returned for a touchdown. Hardly the way any quarterback who’s fighting for a job wants to start the season.

Hoge’s 10 Bears Things: The Easy Way To Determine When Trubisky Should Start - WGN Radio - The Bears are done with Bourbonnais for 2017 and will head to Arizona this weekend for what could resonably be described as their most anticipated preseason game in years. Here are 10 "things" to keep in mind as the Bears get ready for their second preseason game.


Kilgore: Slot receivers are more important to NFL offenses than ever, but their salaries haven’t caught up - The Washington Post - In contractual negotiations players and agents prefer to label the position “receiver.”

Kenney: Bride surprises father with Bears-themed wedding dress - Chicago Sun-Times - One bride surprised her father by switching dresses before the traditional father-daughter dance.

Florio: NFLPA “seething” over accusation of victim shaming – ProFootballTalk - The NFL took the Ezekiel Elliott case to the proverbial next level on Wednesday by accusing the NFL Players Association of "spreading derogatory information to the media" about Tiffany Thompson, who has accused Elliott of domestic violence.


Football Outsiders Q&A: What to expect from Packers’ veteran free agent signings - Acme Packing Company - The FO crew doesn’t expect the Packers to get much out of players like Davon House and Lance Kendricks.

Slelly10: Minnesota Vikings Should Sit Their Starters - Daily Norseman - With the injuries rolling in they shouldn't risk what they can’t afford


Football Outsiders: “Glennon could develop into an NFL starter” - Windy City Gridiron - We had the chance to talk with Football Outsiders’ Editor In Chief, Aaron Schatz, to get his take on some pressing questions about the 2017 Chicago Bears.

Wiltfong: Bears roster breakdown, 90-in-90: Danny Trevathan - Windy City Gridiron - We’ve been looking at all 90 players on the Chicago Bears off season roster the last 90 days or so. Here’s our latest.

Zeglinski: "Not a stretch to call him a top-10 pass rusher," - Robert Zeglinski talks Bears camp impressions on CLTV SportsFeed - Windy City Gridiron - The reporter discussed who else but Leonard Floyd and more from a wild three weeks in Bourbonnais.

Silverstein: Young, exciting Bears and The Robert Zeglinski Face - Windy City Gridiro - Which young Bears pushed you to giddy geekdom? Jack M Silverstein breaks down his favorite five.

Curl: 2017 Bears Roster - Better, worse, or the same? Part One—Offense - Windy City Gridiron - As we approach the 2017 season, I look at the Bears current roster compared to the group that started 2016, comparing each position.


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