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The Bear’s Den: September 29, 2017 (UPDATED)

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NFL: Chicago Bears at Green Bay Packers
Chicago Bears wide receiver Deonte Thompson (14) returns a kickoff in the first quarter during the game against the Green Bay Packers at Lambeau Field.
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NOTE: Due to the long lightning delay and the lateness of the game, many articles that would normally be linked in this Den won’t even be published until after the Den is, so the Den will be updated in the morning. Be sure to check back throughout the morning for more links.



Alper: NFL reviewing Danny Trevathan hit for possible suspension – ProFootballTalk - When referee John Hussey was asked why Bears linebacker Danny Trevathan was not ejected for using the crown of his helmet to hit Packers wide receiver Davante Adams in the helmet when Adams' forward progress had been stopped, Hussey said that he "didn’t have enough information" from his perspectiv...

Gabriel: Time For The Bears To Turn To Mitchell Trubisky - CBS Chicago - It's obvious that Mike Glennon's Bears teammates have no confidence in his play.

Biggs: 10 thoughts on the Bears' 35-14 loss to the Packers - Chicago Tribune - 10 thoughts after the Chicago Bears were blown out 35-14 by the Green Bay Packers on Thursday night at Lambeau Field.

Jahns: In need of a jolt, the Bears need QB Mitch Trubisky - Sun Times - Bears rookie Mitch Trubisky paced the sideline around midfield Thursday night. With a headset and baseball cap on, he held the play sheet close to his face, glancing at it briefly. Then he stopped near quarterbacks coach Dave Ragone and veteran Mark Sanchez and turned his attention to the field, where the Bears’ starting offense was aligning for its first play from scrimmage.

Potash: Danny Trevathan ‘just trying to make a play’ on Davante Adams hit - Sun Times - Bears linebacker Danny Trevathan said he’ll await the league’s response to his devastating hit on Packers wide receiver Davante Adams but doesn’t think he should be suspended.

Finley: Thunder struck - Packers thump Bears before and after delay, win 35-14 - Chicago Sun TImes - The deluge came. And then it rained a lot, too.Before the Bears could escape to the comfort of their locker room during a lightning storm at the end of the first quarter Thursday, Mike Glennon had fumbled twice and Aaron Rodgers had thrown two touchdowns. The Bears spotted the Packers two touchdowns in the first six minutes.

Week 4: Bears-Packers recap, social media reaction - Chicago Tribune - Week 4: Bears vs. Packers at Lambeau Field. Follow along with live game updates, tweets, photos and more.

Rosenbloom: John Fox is daring the Bears to fire him thanks to his quarterback decisions - Chicago Tribune - Remember how the Bears needed a lead to make sure they could run the ball so Mike Glennon didn’t have to actually quarterback? Oops.

Campbell: Mike Glennon, Bears fall flat on their faces in 35-14 defeat at Green Bay - Chicago Tribune - Four turnovers by Mike Glennon and a vicious illegal hit by linebacker Danny Trevathan turned a 35-14 loss to the Packers into a nationally televised embarrassment.

Biggs: Everyone wondering when it will be Mitch Trubisky's turn for Bears - Chicago Tribune - Much of the TV conversation during the Bears game against the Packers centered on the timetable for Mitch Trubisky replacing Mike Glennon at quarterback.

Bernstein: Brutal Night For Bears, Viewers - CBS Chicago - The Bears' 35-14 loss to the Packers was the football equivalent of an afternoon in line at the DMV.

LeGere: Bears suffer 35-14 loss to Packers - Daily Herald - How bad was it for the Bears Thursday night at Lambeau Field? A 45-minute lightning delay at the end of the first quarter was one of their early highlights in the 195th meeting with the Packers.

Stankevitz: Mike Glennon can’t get out of his own way, again - CSN Chicago - For the second time this year, Mike Glennon committed three turnovers in a half. And for the second time this year, the Bears were blown out on the road.

Cox: Butterfinger candy bar trolls Mike Glennon and Bears on Twitter - Bears Wire - The official Twitter account of the Butterfingers candy bar trolled Chicago Bears quarterback Mike Glennon on Twitter for his fumble.

Kwiecinski: Mike Glennon loves throwing to the Packers - Bears Wire - Mike Glennon tied for the NFL lead in giveaways with this brutally overthrown pass for an interception in the fourth quarter of the Bears blowout loss to the Packers.

Game Recap: Mistake-prone Bears lose big in Green Bay - - The Bears committed four turnovers and allowed Aaron Rodgers to throw four touchdown passes in a 35-14 loss to the Packers Thursday night in Green Bay.

Hub Arkush: Time for Chicago Bears to end the Mike Glennon experiment - Pro Football Weekly - Bears take another giant step backward vs. Packers with Glennon again the root cause

Box Score: Chicago Bears vs. Green Bay Packers [09/28/2017] -


Ron Rivera pledges $50K to Puerto Rico relief - - Carolina Panthers head coach Ron Rivera pledged $50,000 to relief efforts benefiting those who have been and continue to be affected by Hurricane Maria in Puerto Rico.


A Brief Look At Lions/Vikings History - Daily Norseman - The Vikings have, generally, had their way with the Lions over their history

Vikings scouting report: Will the Lions slow the Vikings’ aerial attack? - Pride Of Detroit - The Vikings have a new weapon: A passing game.


Zeglinski: Leonard Floyd has only been okay. It's time for the Bears to unleash him - Windy City Gridiron - Floyd has struggled to get going in 2017 thus far. Nothing a little proper usage and confidence can't fix.

Curl: Bears vs Packers week 4 TNF recap: Bears bumble their way to embarrassing 35-14 loss - Windy City Gridiron - In the 195th matchup between these rivals, the Packers gain the series lead for the first time in 80 years.


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