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NFL: Chicago Bears at Buffalo Bills
Buffalo Bills running back Chris Ivory (33) is tackled by Chicago Bears cornerback Bryce Callahan (37) and free safety Eddie Jackson during the fourth quarter at New Era Field.
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Bears-Vikings Game On Nov. 18 Flexed To Primetime - 670 The Score
The game will be played at 7:20 p.m. and televised on NBC.

Akiem Hicks Pleased With Progress Of Bears’ Defense - 670 The Score
The Bears (5-3) are preparing for a key stretch of three division games.

Emma: Bears’ Khalil Mack, Allen Robinson Could Be In Line To Return Sunday - 670 The Score
Each player has missed the Bears’ past two games.

5@5: Are Bears Front-Runners In NFC North? - 670 The Score
The Mully & Haugh crew debates a five-pack of questions every weekday.

Pompei: Observations From Bears-Bills - 670 The Score
The Eddie Jackson-to-the-Pro Bowl campaign should start now.

Rozner: Chicago Bears take care of business against woeful Bills - Daily Herald
The Chicago Bears took care of business Sunday against a terrible Buffalo team. So there's that.

Mayer: 3 things that stood out in Week 9 win -
Senior writer Larry Mayer identifies three things that stood out Sunday in the Bears’ 41-9 drubbing of the Buffalo Bills, including the defense’s best performance of the season.

Mayer: Bears-Vikings game moved to primetime -
The NFL announced Monday that the Bears-Vikings game on Sunday, Nov. 18 at Soldier Field will be flexed from noon (CT) to 7:20 p.m. (CT) on NBC.

Medina: The Bears Are 6.5-Point Favorites Against the Lions! - Bleacher Nation
The first-place Bears are favorites for the fifth time in their last six games.

Medina: Don't Look Now, But Kyle Fuller Is Tied for the League Lead in Interceptions - Bleacher Nation
Kyle Fuller signed a big-time contract in the offseason and is now re-paying the Bears with excellent coverage.

Medina: Bears Sign Free Agent Offensive Lineman Willie Beavers to Fill Practice Squad Opening - Bleacher Natiopn
Willie Beavers was a fourth-round pick of the Vikings in 2016, but the Bears make his fourth organization in two years.

Hughes: Bears Take Care of Business, Throttle Undermanned Bills - Da Bears Blog
Strange game. From the moment Eddie Jackson returned a Roquan Smith-forced fumble for a touchdown with 7:07 remaining in the first half, the entire building knew the game was over. Here are six specific, in-building thoughts from Bears 41, Bills 9.

Dickerson: Jordan Howard looms large for Bears' stretch run - ESPN
Matt Nagy promised to get Jordan Howard more involved, and he now has touchdowns in three consecutive games, which can only help the offense.

Wiedman: Chicago Bears love their new look - Our Turf Football
OTFB's Wanda Wiedman reports on the Chicago Bears and how their defeat of the Buffalo Bills is just an example of their new look giving results.

Bears' Adam Shaheen 'Close' To Returning To Practice - 670 The Score
Shaheen has been out since August with a foot/ankle injury.

Finley: Bears game vs Vikings on Nov. 18 moved to 7:20 p.m. - Chicago Sun-Times
The Bears will play in prime time in two weeks.

Finley's Good, bad and best: How the Bears fared in Week 9 at Bills - Sun Times
Some weeks are better than others for the Bears. Here’s how three Bears fared in Sunday’s 41-9 blowout win against the Bills at New Era Field:

Campbell: Bears injury updates include uncertainty on Khalil Mack and optimism about Adam Shaheen - Chicago Tribune
Bears injury updates on Khalil Mack, Allen Robinson, Adam Shaheen, Taylor Gabriel and more ahead of the Lions game Sunday.

Brad Biggs' 10 thoughts on the Bears' 41-9 blowout win over the Bills - Chicago Tribune
Brad Biggs offers his 10 thoughts after the Bears crushed the Bills 41-9 Sunday at New Era Field. Are the Bears set for a return to prime time soon? Is Khalil Mack almost back? How about Adam Shaheen? And why is Kevin White riding the pine?

Rosenthal: Can't overlook Fox analyst Daryl Johnston's insulting storyline for Bears vs. Bills - Chicago Tribune
Fox analyst Daryl Johnston took Bears coach Matt Nagy’s judicious move to preserve the near-term health of two key injured players — Allen Robinson and Khalil Mack — as overconfidence rather than prudent restraint against the Bills.

Talarico: Bears' Defense Proves Its Not a One-Man Unit - Da Bears Brothers Blog
The Chicago Bears defense had production all over the field against Buffalo and have proved they can survive without Khalil Mack.

Stankevitz: Bears grades - A fine day for Mitch Trubisky against a good defense - NBC Sports Chicago
Mitch Trubisky didn't play his best game on Sunday, but it was more than good enough for the Bears to beat the Bills.

Hoge’s 10 Bears Things: Bears Getting Healthier, More Attractive As Primetime Spotlight Shines - WGN Radio - 720 AM
Nov. 11, 2012. That’s the last time NBC’s Sunday Night Football crew visited Chicago. It was also a significant time for the Chicago Bears organization. They were 7-1 and rolling after winning six straight games.

Mayer: Nagy will ensure Bears living in present -
Instead of dwelling on the past or trying to predict the future, Bears coach Matt Nagy will spend the upcoming week focused solely on Sunday’s home game against the Detroit Lions.

They Said It: Week 9 -
Following the Bears' 41-9 win over the Bills in Week 9, take a look at what writers around the country are saying about the team.

Jahns: Five takeaways, including a look at Mitch Trubisky’s early third-down success - Sun Times
From Mitch Trubisky’s early success on third downs to a nice block from rookie guard James Daniels, here are five takeaways from the Bears’ 41-9 win.


Eagles Claim CB Cre’von LeBlanc From Lions - - Cornerback Dexter McDougle was waived to make room for LeBlanc on the active roster.


Green Bay Packers don't hold up their end in Brady-Rodgers showdown - ESPN
The Aaron Rodgers-Tom Brady showdown petered out late, leaving the Packers under .500 and putting future Rodgers-Brady matchups in jeopardy.

Packers are crumbling: 3 takeaways from loss to Patriots - PackersWire
Three takeaways from the Packers' frustratingly inconsistent night in New England, which ended in a 31-17 defeat.

Stock up, Stock down: Buffalo Bills pass catchers, Jordan Poyer play poorly - Buffalo Rumblings
The Bills were bad all over.

Detroit Lions vs. Minnesota Vikings Week 9 snap count observations - Pride Of Detroit
A look at the Lions’ playing time for Sunday’s game and what it means for the team.

Detroit Lions Week 9 report card: Offensive failure wastes defensive improvement vs. Vikings - Pride Of Detroit
Grading Detroit’s miserable Week 9 performance.

Lions vs. Vikings stock report: Stafford stinker, Slay stays strong, season sinking - Pride Of Detroit
The Lions got smoked badly by the Vikings defense, wasting a strong day by a defense that has been improving.

Packers’ loss to Patriots marks unofficial end of Mike McCarthy era - Acme Packing Company
The Packers’ loss to the Patriots removes any lingering doubt that change will come to Green Bay this offseason.

Mike McCarthy, Aaron Rodgers polar opposites in post-game pressers - Acme Packing Company
One man took the blame for his mistakes while the other bailed after less than two minutes.

Bills have the bottom three passers in the NFL – ProFootballTalk
The Buffalo Bills' offense isn't just the worst in the NFL. It's among the worst in NFL history, and so impossibly bad that no matter which of their three quarterbacks are playing, they have the league's worst passing attack.

Voting in Buffalo Bills’ midterm elections, Chicago Bears recap podcast - Buffalo Rumblings - The Bills are at the halfway point of their 17-week season, so we’ve got mid-terms.

Detroit Lions work out WR Brandon Marshall - Pride Of Detroit - The Lions continue to look at wide receiver options after trading away Golden Tate.


Infante's Bears vs. Bills: Notes from a victorious 41-9 walloping - Windy City Gridiron
The Bears head into a tough stretch off of the heels of a blowout.

Leming's Chicago Bears Week 9 game balls - Windy City Gridiron
The Bears are 5-3 at the half way point and coming off a 32-point drubbing of the Buffalo Bills. Dive into this week’s game balls.

Householder: Chicago Bears-Minnesota Vikings Week 11 flexed to Sunday Night Football - Windy City Gridiron
Bears get their third primetime game of the season with a division opponent at Soldier Field

Wiltfong's Bears vs. Bills: Snap counts, stats, and more - Windy City Gridiron
We’ll list out the complete playing time breakdown, and spotlight a few individual and team statistics from the Chicago Bears in their monstrous 41-9 win against the Buffalo Bills.

Zeglinski: Chicago Bears’ Adam Shaheen on the mend, could practice this week - Windy City Gridiron
The big, burly tight end is recovering well from a sprained foot suffered in the summer.


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