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The Bear’s Den, November 10, 2018

Khalil Mack is back and ready to go on the attack as Chicago prepares to host the Detroit Lions

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Running back Brad Muster of the Chicago Bears (center) runs the ball during a game against the Detroit Lions at Soldier Field in Chicago, Illinois.
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DaBearsPod (11/9/18): The Great Dave Birkett of the Detroit Free Press [AUDIO] - Da Bears Blog - Dave Burkett of the Detroit Free Press on his posture requirements from Matt Patricia, where Lions currently stand in their “rebuild” process & much more.

Wiedman: Four interesting similarities of the 2006 & 2018 Bears seasons - Our Turf Football - OTFB’s Wanda Wiedman looks at how the 2006 and 2018 Bears Seasons matchup, and why Bears fans should be excited.

Joniak: Keys To Bears-Lions - 670 The Score - Kickoff is at noon Sunday from Soldier Field.

Emma: Khalil Mack, Allen Robinson Off Injury Report; Bears Rule Out Dion Sims - 670 The Score - The Bears will have two key players returning to action Sunday.

5@5: Bears-Lions Predictions - 670 The Score - The Mully & Haugh crew debates a five-pack of questions every weekday.

Emma: With NFC North Matchups Looming, It’s ‘Real Now’ For Bears - 670 The Score - The first-place Bears begin a stretch of three division games in 12 days.

Bears raise more than $800,000 in social justice donations - Chicago Tribune - Bears raise more than $800,000 in social justice donations

Kane: Bears rookies at the midseason point - Roquan Smith's drive for perfection, James Daniels' coachability and more - Chicago Tribune - Ever since inside linebacker Roquan Smith signed his rookie contract after a 29-day holdout, the No. 8 overall pick in the NFL draft has made up for lost time with increasingly productive play over the first half of his rookie year. Other Bears rookies have made consequential contributions as well.

Wiederer: 3 keys for the Bears against the Lions - Can Khalil Mack return to top form? - Chicago Tribune - In an effort to improve to 6-3, the first-place Bears will have to get impact production out of top pass rusher Khalil Mack. In addition, Matt Nagy's team will need to jumpstart its rushing attack with Jordan Howard and turn Tarik Cohen loose in the return game.

Fezler: Chicago Bears Fantasy Outlook: Week 10 - Da Bears Brothers Blog - Here are Fezler's fantasy projections for the Chicago Bears in Week 10.

Stankevitz: Five big questions for the Bears to answer in the second half of 2018 - NBC Sports Chicago - Will Mitch Trubisky be better? How healthy is Khalil Mack? The Bears will have a number of key questions to answer when the second half of 2018 begins on Sunday against the Lions.

Pick is in: Bears vs. Lions - - Local and national NFL analysts make their pick for the Week 10 game between the Lions and Bears Sunday at Soldier Field. Keep track of their weekly record here on

Mayer: Mack ecstatic to rejoin dominant Bears defense - - After missing two games with an ankle injury, Khalil Mack practiced all week without restrictions and isn’t even listed on the injury report for Sunday's game against the Lions.

Players to Watch in Bears-Lions game - - Larry Mayer and Simon Kaufman of discuss the Bears players they'll be watching on both sides of the ball in Sunday’s home game against the Detroit Lions, including tight end Trey Burton.

Medina: The Bears Might've Caught a Break Playing Against the Banged-Up Lions This Week - Bleacher Nation - Bears opponents are not having good luck when it comes to injuries this year.

It's Time to Hop Aboard the Pro Bowl Hype Train for Eddie Jackson - Bleacher Nation - Eddie Jackson is taking the much-talked-about second-year leap!

Potash: Callenging second-half schedule will test Bears' will as much as their skill - Chicago Sun-Times - The second half will prove if he’s developing the mental toughness that puts contenders over the top and sustained success.

Bears vs. Lions: What to Watch 4 - Chicago Sun-Times - Stafford is 9-1 in his last 10 games against the Bears, But seven of the nine victories have been by a touchdown or less.

Finley: 4 Bears questions - Does coaching change mark the end of team's slide vs Lions? - Chicago Sun-Times - Four questions as the Bears prepare host the Lions on Sunday:

Potash: Bears pass rusher Khalil Mack, wide receiver Allen Robinson returning from injury vs. Lions Sunday - Sun Times - The only players on the injury report are tight end Dion Sims (concussion), who is out; and defensive lineman Bilal Nichols (knee) who is questionable

Finley: Bears hope Khalil Mack becomes a 'multiplier' in return Sunday - Sun Times - That’s the most intriguing part of Mack’s return to action Sunday against the Lions — how he fits back into a surging defense.

Wiederer & Campbell: 25 losses since 2013 - A closer look at the Bears' misery in the NFC North - Chicago Tribune - NFC North competition has been an abyss for the Bears since Lovie Smith was fired after the 2012 season. They are 6-25 against the Lions, Packers and Vikings.

Week 10 NFL picks against the spread: Will Saints keep rolling vs. Bengals? Does Aaron Rodgers rebound against Dolphins? - Chicago Tribune - NFL point-spread predictions by Tribune reporters Dan Wiederer and Rich Campbell. Saints-Bengals. Packers-Dolphins. Bears-Lions. Falcons-Browns. Eagles-Cowboys.

Wiederer: A get-well formula for Khalil Mack, Mitch Trubisky's ugliest throw and Danny Trevathan’s 'dream' hit - Chicago Tribune - As the Bears prepare to host the Lions, we examine Khalil Mack's return to action, Mitch Trubisky's ugliest interception of the year and Danny Trevathan's production on a special defense.


Marcus Peters’ woes with Rams; Josh Gordon now Patriots’ WR1 - - In his notebook, Bucky Brooks explains why Marcus Peters is struggling with the Rams. Plus, analysis on Josh Gordon’s re-emergence and more.

NFL: At this point, games in Oakland and L.A. will go on as scheduled – ProFootballTalk - Fires in Southern California forced some in the Rams organization to evacuate their homes and the team called off practice on Friday because of concerns about the blazes. There are also issues with a fire in Northern California.

Dez Bryant diagnosed with torn Achilles, will get MRI - - The New Orleans Saints fear newly signed wide receiver Dez Bryant suffered a torn Achilles tendon in practice Friday, Ian Rapoport and Tom Pelissero report.


Randall Cobb: This Packers season ‘just feels different’ - - The Green Bay Packers’ - playoff aspirations are teetering above the abyss heading into Sunday’s game against the Miami Dolphins. Randall Cobb hopes to eliminate the “different” feeling engulfing the team.

Detroit Lions Week 10 injury report: T.J. Lang, Darius Slay OUT vs. Chicago Bears - Pride Of Detroit - The Bears are healthy. The Lions are not.

Detroit Lions must stop run, force Mitchell Trubisky to pass - Pride Of Detroit - Everything you need to know for Week 10 Lions vs. Bears

NFL Week 10 preview podcast: Lions vs. Bears breakdown with Robert Zeglinski - Pride Of Detroit - First Byte reaches new levels of passive-aggression on this week’s Bears episode.

Detroit Lions film breakdown: Marvin Jones Jr. is blossoming into a well-rounded WR - Pride Of Detroit - Taking a look at the receivers first game without Golden Tate to see if he is the guy the Lions need him to be.

Vikings at the Bye: Assessing the Offense - Daily Norseman - A break down of the Vikings by position group - and a look to the rest of the season

Packers need more from Rodgers, McCarthy and Jones - Acme Packing Company - Quarterbacks get the blame and the credit, but the solution to Green Bay’s offensive woes must come from more than just Aaron Rodgers.


WhiskeyRanger: Fantasy Football Forum - Week 10: An Eye For The Future - Windy City Gridiron - Prepare for your Fantasy Football Playoffs with the Week 10 Fantasy Football Forum!

Wiltfong: Bears vs. Lions Injury Report - Khalil Mack and Allen Robinson will play - Windy City Gridiron - Here is the official injury report for the Bears and the Lions in advance of Sunday’s game.

How to watch Bears vs. Lions: TV schedule, streaming, odds, and more - Windy City Gridiron - This is everything you need to know about Sunday’s Bears vs Lions game.

Wiltfong: Bears and Lions fans expect a Chicago victory - Windy City Gridiron - Welcome to SB Nation FanPulse — a survey of fans across the NFL, powered by SurveyMonkey. Each week, we send 32 polls to 100+ plugged in fans from each team. Bears fans, sign up HERE to join...


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