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The Bear’s Den: August 9, 2017, Trubisky To Gentry Is Becoming ‘A Thing’

Mitchell Trubisky is excited and a bit nervous about his upcoming NFL debut Thursday.

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Kyle Fuller #23 of the Chicago Bears leaves the stadium through a tunnel after a game against the San Diego Chargers at Qualcomm Stadium on November 9, 2015 in San Diego, California.
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Campbell: What are those red circles on Mike Glennon's arm? QB tries cupping therapy - Chicago Tribune - Mike Glennon acknowledges the questionable evidence about the health effects of cupping therapy, but he can be found with those red circles on his arm.

Campbell: 5 observations from Bears practice Tuesday - Chicago Tribune - The Bears practiced in pads Tuesday, emphasizing situational football ahead of Thursday’s exhibition opener against the Broncos. They worked on end-of-game

Campbell & Kane: Kyle Long takes important step in recovery from ankle surgery - Chicago Tribune - Kyle Long participated in 10 plays during team drills, his first full-speed work with the whole offense since breaking his right ankle last Nov 13.

Wiederer: Bears' Victor Cruz eager to prove worth 'I still have a lot left in the tank' - Chicago Tribune - At 30, Victor Cruz remains certain he can be an impact playmaker for the Bears and has felt his quickness springing him open consistently in training camp.

LeGere: Chicago Bears' Trubisky shutting out all distractions - Daily Herald - In some ways, Chicago Bears rookie quarterback Mitch Trubisky already acts like a seasoned veteran as he prepares for his first game as a pro, Thursday night's preseason opener against Denver.

Stankevitz: Has another big practice landed Gentry on the map? - CSN Chicago - Tanner Gentry flashed again on Tuesday, but still has an uphill climb to make the Bears' 53-man roster.

Stankevitz: How Mitch Trubisky is approaching Thursday's more-important-than-usual preseason opener - CSN Chicago - Mitch Trubisky sounded on Tuesday like he's taking the right approach to the Bears' preseason opener Thursday against the Denver Broncos.

Jahns: Are the Bears' receivers being overlooked? - Chicago Sun-Times - A something-to-prove mentality definitely exists.

Potash: Despite progress, recurring injuries still a challenge for Bears - Chicago Sun-Times - Kush’s injury is a continuation of a recurring theme from 2016, when six players were out multiple times with the same or similar injury.

Hoge & Jahns Podcast: Our expectations for Bears' first preseason game - Chicago Sun-Times - How much should quarterback Mike Glennon play? Mitch Trubisky?

Halas Intrigue podcast: Can Jay Cutler change his legacy in Miami? - Chicago Sun-Times - In the latest Halas Intrigue, Patrick Finley talks to Zach Miller about Jay Cutler and wonders if his legacy will change as a member of the Dolphins:

Finley: Bears Camp Digest: Mike Glennon, Mitch Trubisky trade interceptions - Chicago Sun-Times - Working out a play-action pass out of his own end zone, Trubisky’s left foot slipped as he threw down the right sideline toward Tanner Gentry

Potash: As No. 3 QB, Bears rookie Mitch Trubisky to make debut in tough spot - Chicago Sun-Times - Mike Glennon will start, followed by Mark Sanchez and then Trubisky. Connor Shaw will not play.

Finley: WR Tanner Gentry just one Bears undrafted rookie with a lot to prove - Chicago Sun-Times - Just a year removed from college, Bears rookies should understand John Fox’s metaphor. "It's kind of like in the classroom,” he said Tuesday

Jahns: Mitch Trubisky clearly isn't the Bears' best QB - yet - but that's OK - Chicago Sun-Times - At this point, Trubisky isn’t even threatening backup Mark Sanchez, who has arguably been the most consistent of three quarterbacks.

Cox: Bears offensive line depth a real concern after Eric Kush injury - Bears Wire - The Chicago Bears placed Eric Kush on injured reserve, creating some major question marks about their offensive line depth.

Cox: Tanner Gentry a touchdown machine at Bears training camp - Bears Wire - Undrafted rookie free agent wide receiver Tanner Gentry is having an exceptional training camp with the Chicago Bears.

Mayer: Glennon's leadership paying dividends - - The cohesiveness that quarterback Mike Glennon has helped create with his receivers since he signed with the Bears in March is paying dividends on the practice field.

Mayer: Trubisky 'excited and anxious' about opener - - Bears rookie quarterback Mitch Trubisky is eager to make his NFL debut in Thursday night's preseason opener against the Broncos "mostly to prove to my teammates why I’m here and what I can do."

Eurich: Tanner Gentry continues to prove he deserves a spot with Bears - 247sports - No one has created more buzz in Chicago Bears training camp than Tanner Gentry.

Gutierrez: Previewing Preseason Week 1 - Bears vs. Denver Broncos - Cover32 - Trubisky play in an actual game wearing the beloved blue and orange. Fans also want to see how Mike Glennon performs to start off his career in Chicago. Glennon and Mark Sanchez are set to play the first half of the game and then Trubisky should be starting after halftime.


Rosenbloom: Now that’s talent! - Jay Cutler could play for the Dolphins and still get a Bears coach fired - Chicago Tribune - Ken’s Note: Rosendoom says snarky blah blah yadda yadda snarky yadda blah blah snarkidy snark snark snark. There, I just gave you a condensed version of this article... I read it so you don’t have to!

Cahill: Ndamukong Suh says Jay Cutler 'took hits and never cried' - Chicago Sun-Times - Jay Cutler has been called a lot of things during his up-and-down career, but "tough" usually is not one of them.

Wine: Cutler comeback begins at Dolphins practice 'It felt right' - Chicago Sun-Times - Cutler woke up in his hotel room Tuesday morning and didn't know where he was. Then the fog cleared, and he realized it was time to go back to work.

Hollywood Dolfan: Cutler Is Not Lazy and Uninterested... - The Phinsider - The media narrative is!

Phinsider Radio - August 7, 2017 08/07 by The Phinsider | Sports Podcasts - Join us as we discuss and analyze the signing of quarterback Jay Cutler as he takes over for Ryan Tannehill! What does it mean for the Dolphins this season and beyond, in terms of Ryan Tannehill and other players on the roster? Hint: It will all come down to money. As always, we will take your questions live on the air - call us at (347) 326-9461. If you don't want to call, you can interact with us on in our live thread or on Twitter by using the hashtag #PhinsiderRadio. Be sure to join us for all of this and much more this week on Phinsider Radio!


Florio: Tyrone Crawford carted off in Dallas – ProFootballTalk - The Dallas Cowboys may be losing a defensive lineman for reasons other than suspension. Per multiple reports, Cowboys defensive end Tyrone Crawford left practice on a cart after injuring his ankle in practice. Clarence E. Hill, Jr.

Bukowski: What if NFL quarterbacks were fast food chains? - Acme Packing Company - Some bring you endless joy, while others make you sick to your stomach.

Krigare: Really, Matt? Really? - Daily Norseman - In an interview with the Charlotte Observer, Matt Kalil took another swipe at the Minnesota Vikings yesterday.

Reisman: NFL offseason power rankings - Lions place above Packers on Chris Simms’ list - Pride Of Detroi - Is this finally the year the Lions overtake the Packers?

Reisman: DeAndre Levy files injury grievance against Detroit Lions - Pride Of Detroit - The former Lions linebacker claims Detroit passed his physical when he was injured.


Silverstein: Dear Miami Dolphins Fans - Windy City Gridiron - The Windy City Gridiron staff wants to debunk (and confirm) some rumors about your new quarterback, and our old friend, Jay Cutler. Call this Miami adVice.

Wiltfong: Chicago Bears Training Camp (8-8-17) live streaming updates from Bourbonnais - Windy City Gridiron - We’re just a couple days away from the Chicago Bears’ preseason opener against the Denver Broncos, and with that comes the first unofficially official depth chart for the Bears. Jacob had some...

Wiltfong: Ten Thoughts on the NFL - Windy City Gridiron - Check out my Ten Thoughts on the NFL this week and make sure you leave a few thoughts of your own in the comment section.

Infante: 2017 Chicago Bears training camp - Winners and losers from Tuesday - Windy City Gridiron - Tuesday marked the final open practice before the Bears’ first preseason game of the year.

Wiltfong: Chicago Bears 2017 Position Battles - Who will start at safety? - Windy City Gridiron - We head over to the defensive side of the in our roster battles series, with a look at the safeties.


PowerTool: Madden Ratings - Windy City Gridiron - For those whom are interested, here is a rundown of Madden 18 ratings as it pertains to the Bears.

Beer Bowl: Bears & Dolphins Schedules - "Can I watch both?" - Windy City Gridiron - Hey guys, so this will be my first fan post. I've got an elderly great-uncle that I make the Bears schedules for each year. Guy is a die-hard Bears fan, but also a die-hard Cutler fan. When he...

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