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The Bear’s Den, May 7, 2018

Today we give a shout out to Bears great Bronko Nagurski, plus all the news from the weekend

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Kane: Upside for Bears fourth-round pick Joel Iyiegbuniwe? ‘His best football is in front of him’ - Chicago Tribune - The Chicago Tribune recently spoke with Western Kentucky linebackers coach Maurice Crum Jr. about what the Bears can expect from fourth-round draft pick Joel Iyiegbuniwe.

Stankeviz: How Anthony Miller went from a college walk-on to a second-round pick in the NFL Draft - NBC Sports Chicago - Anthony Miller's confidence on-the-field reminds one of his former coaches of a current All-Pro NFL player.

Perez: Bears WR Anthony Miller ranked among top-10 fantasy football rookies - Bears Wire - Chicago Bears wide receiver Anthony Miller is rated as one of the top fantasy football rookies to target in 2018

Perez: First look at Allen Robinson in Bears gear - Bears Wire - Instagram picture of new Bears WR Allen Robinson in his No. 12 jersey

Cox: Ravens GM-in-waiting saw Roquan Smith as smart draft pick - Bears Wire - Baltimore Ravens assistant general manager Eric DeCosta was a big fan of Chicago Bears first-round pick Roquan Smith.

Perez: Roquan Smith’s college jersey, helmet stolen from his Georgia home - Bears Wire - Roquan Smith's Georgia jersey and helmet were stolen from his home in Athens

Dickerson: How Bears' offseason focused on Mitchell Trubisky - ESPN - From the new offensive-minded head coach to their free-agent moves to the draft, the Bears have emphasized building around Mitchell Trubisky.

Eurich: Reviewing who the Bears have lost this offseason - 247Sports - The Chicago Bears said goodbye to some big names this offseason.

2018 NFL Draft rankings: Bears, Cowboys, Cardinals top the list - - Who boasts the best draft haul of all? Which teams left something to be desired? Gennaro Filice and Nick Shook rank each franchise's class, from No. 1 to 32.

HoneyBearHouseholder: Taking a Look in the Bears History Book - Bronko Nagurski - Windy City Gridiron - Taking a Look in the Bears History Book. Bronko Nagurski was one of the best football players of all-time. His story and life both in and outside of the Bears.


Best NFL Draft picks from all seven rounds - 247Sports - The picks that will look great five years down the road.


Mike McCarthy: DeShone Kizer would be a first-round pick in this year’s draft – ProFootballTalk - Packers coach Mike McCarthy has high praise for the backup quarterback Green Bay acquired this offseason, DeShone Kizer. McCarthy said Kizer compares to the elite prospects in this year's draft, Baker Mayfield, Sam Darnold, Josh Allen and Josh Rosen. “He has starter ability in this league.

Packers waive punter Justin Vogel in light of drafting JK Scott - Acme Packing Company - Green Bay won't see a punting competition this summer after all.

Mike Zimmer leads Skol Chant at Kenny Chesney concert - Daily Norseman - The coach actually cut loose a little

Kerryon Johnson named a dark-horse Rookie of the Year candidate - Pride Of Detroit - Could the Auburn running back be the first Lions offensive player to win the award since Barry Sanders?

Seahawks release Cliff Avril after failing physical - Pride Of Detroit - The former Lions defensive end may have to call it a career after suffering a serious neck injury.


Infante: Way-too-early preview of the 2019 NFL Draft - Windy City Gridiron - It’s never to early to start preparing for next year. Let’s look at what the 2019 NFL Draft class will have in store come next April.

Stepeo: The Heart of The Bears - Windy City Gridiron - The heart of The Chicago Bears, has always been The Man in The Middle. Bill George, Dick Butkus, Mike Singletary, and Brian Urlacher. The guy who leads the team out onto the hallowed ground of...


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