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The Bear’s Den: August 20, 2017 - The Arizona Aftermath

Glennon lays a an egg, Trubisky’s stats were sharper than his throws, but D impresses big time

NFL: Chicago Bears at Arizona Cardinals
Arizona Cardinals running back David Johnson (31) is tackled for a loss by Chicago Bears defensive lineman Jonathan Bullard (90) and defensive lineman Jaye Howard (95) 
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LeGere: Glennon better, but work still needs to be done - Daily Herald - The second preseason game played out better for starting quarterback Mike Glennon and the Bears' No. 1 offense vs. the Cardinals in Glendale, Ariz., but there is still work to be done.

Campbell: Bears hold on to beat Cardinals 24-23 in second preseason game - Chicago Tribune - The Bears held on to beat the Cardinals 24-23 in their second preseason game Saturday night at University of Phoenix Stadium.

Finley: Another pick for Bears' Mike Glennon, but TD too, in win vs Cardinals - Chicago Sun-Times - It wasn’t a pick-six this time... close, but not quite.

Haugh: Brian Urlacher hopeful about Mitch Trubisky, Bears and his Hall of Fame chances - Chicago Tribune - Former linebacker Brian Urlacher has high hopes for Mitch Trubisky, the 2017 Bears and his Hall of Fame chances

Biggs: Bears will be patient as Mike Glennon continues to search for consistency - Chicago Tribune - Bears will remain patient with starting quarterback Mike Glennon as he continues to search for consistent play.

Finley: Bears' Akiem Hicks, Prince Amukamara on inactives list for Saturday - Chicago Sun-Times - Defensive end Akiem Hicks and cornerback Prince Amukamara joined the Bears' growing list of inactive players for Saturday night's preseason game.

Potash: Jonathan Bullard, Bears' D take another step forward vs. Cardinals - Chicago Sun-Times - But overall, it was another encouraging performance for a defense that was missing five expected Week 1 starters

Mayer: Pace appears on radio pre-game show - - General manager Ryan Pace discussed key Bears issues on WBBM AM 780 and 105.9 FM heading into Saturday night's preseason game against the Arizona Cardinals.

Emma: In Search Of Takeaways, Bears Put Their Belief Behind Marcus Cooper « CBS Chicago - The Bears are looking to force takeaways after finishing dead last in that category in 2016. That's where Cooper comes in.


Alper: Deshaun Watson ends spotty performance on a high note – ProFootballTalk - Texans rookie Deshaun Watson has plenty to learn about playing quarterback in the NFL, but he's picked up something from George Costanza already. Watson left Saturday night's game against the Patriots on a high note by freezing defensive end Kony Ealy and changing direction before a sprint into t...


Packers vs. Washington stock up report: Brett Hundley and Taysom Hill shine again - Acme Packing Company - Two of the Packers' backup quarterbacks and one of their reserve corners made significant strides towards securing their spots on the final roster.

Vikings vs. Seattle: Game Notes - Daily Norseman - A look at potential depth chart moves following the game at Seattle

Payton: Lions vs Jets: What Just Happened? - Pride Of Detroit - A collection of thoughts on the Lions second preseason game


Lyles: Bears' Deonte Thompson took a field goal try back 109 yards for a kick six - - It looked like the Iron Bowl, but with less mania.

Wiltfong: Jonathan Bullard out with a glute injury - Windy City Gridiron - I don’t know why, but I’ve always liked the word glute. Say it aloud. Glute. Anyway, it has been reported that Chicago Bears’ defensive lineman Jonathan Bullard left tonight's game with a glute...

Householder: Quick Game Recap - Bears 24, Cardinals 23 - Windy City Gridiron - Glennon, Trubisky both with mixed performances


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