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The Bear’s Den, June 16, 2018

Trubisky compared to Drew Brees? Orange jerseys are back and other links and tidbits of Bears info...

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Chicago Bears vs New Orleans Saints
Mitchell Trubisky #10 of the Chicago Bears passes the ball against the New Orleans Saints during the second quarter at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome on October 29, 2017
Photo by Wesley Hitt/Getty Images

BEAR DOWN, CHICAGO BEARS, BEAR DOWN!!!!

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Cox: George McCaskey - Bears orange jerseys are ‘reminiscent of the time we were dominant’ - Bears Wire - Chicago Bears chairman George McCaskey said that the team's new orange alternate jerseys are "reminiscent of the time we were dominant."

Kane: Bears unveil 2018 orange jerseys - Chicago Tribune - The Bears unveiled their 2018 orange jerseys by releasing photos of quarterback Mitch Trubisky in the uniform on Twitter.

Finley: Bears' orange jerseys unveiled for 2018 NFL season - Chicago Sun-Times - The Bears released their orange jerseys, which will make a return to the field this season after a seven-year hiatus. They'll wear them twice.

Kenney Bears: Tarik Cohen says he's not Jewish, settles rumor - Chicago Sun-Times - After all the gossip that circulated the internet last season, Bears running back Tarik Cohen finally settled it once and for all.

White chosen Bears surprise offseason camp standout - players to know for 32 NFL teams - 2018 - ESPN - Former top-10 pick Kevin White is on his last shot in Chicago. He's not the only near-bust who has had a strong summer.

Wood: Using Points-Per-Game to Profile the Typical Playoff Team - Da Bears Blog - I’ve been writing a bunch of articles lately about how the Bears are expected to improve, so now I want to focus on what level they have to reach in order to make the playoffs.

Mayer: Which rookie will make biggest impact? - ChicagoBears.com - Senior writer Larry Mayer discusses which Bears rookie he thinks will make the biggest impact this season, the date of the first padded training camp practice and the likelihood of Kyle Long being ready to start camp.

Mayer: Bears unveil orange Nike jerseys - ChicagoBears.com - The Bears on Friday unveiled the orange Nike jerseys that they will wear this season in games against the Dolphins Oct. 14 in Miami and versus the Vikings Nov. 18 in Chicago.

Cox: Is this the offseason Kevin White finally puts it all together? - Bears Wire - Chicago Bears wide receiver Kevin White might be in the middle of the best offseason of his injury-riddled career.

Cox: Eddie Jackson compares Mitchell Trubisky to Drew Brees - Bears Wire - Chicago Bears safety Eddie Jackson sees similar drive and determination between Mitchell Trubisky and Drew Brees of the New Orleans SAints.

POLISH SAUSAGE

Rosen’s strong minicamp doesn’t change Bradford’s status as Cardinals’ starter – ProFootballTalk - The Cardinals used the 10th overall pick in this year’s NFL draft on quarterback Josh Rosen, and reports out of minicamp suggested that he is showing all the talent the team thought he had. But that doesn’t mean he’ll start as a rookie.

KNOW THY ENEMY

Lions notes: Eric Ebron ‘looked really solid’ at Colts minicamp - Pride Of Detroit - Before you ask, yes, it is a slow news day.

Shopping With The Enemy: Father’s Day at the Packers Pro Shop - Acme Packing Company - Need last minute ideas for a Father’s Day gift? We’ve got you covered.

Packers GM surprised to not have authority over coach - NFL.com - New Green Bay Packers general manager Brian Gutekunst revealed he was surprised that he didn’t inherit the authority to hire and fire the head coach.

IN CASE YOU MISSED IT ON WINDY CITY GRIDIRON

Kev H: Orange you glad the new Chicago Bears alternate jersey is dope? - Windy City Gridiron - Finally, this is what an alternate shirt is all about

Infante: Chicago Bears release new orange jerseys for 2018 season - Windy City Gridiron - The orange jerseys will replace the team’s 1940’s throwbacks as their alternate uniforms... or will they?

Infante: My Bears Historical Fantasy Team is the Best: Get to know the Jaywalkers - Windy City Gridiron - Need a WCG fantasy team to get behind? Look no further.

Anna Spooner: Recovery – AGAIN – in Chicago - Windy City Gridiron - Sports teams are amazing. Unlike regular people, they are allowed to fail – again and again and again – and still continue to get bankrolled. You have to jump through hoops to get a mortgage after...

Wiltfong: Who will be the offseason surprise for the Chicago Bears? - Windy City Gridiron - Every year there’s that one guy that kind of comes out of nowhere and creates a buzz for himself during OTAs and training camp. Ideally, we’d like to see that guy explode onto the scene and be an...

D’Andrea: NFL catch rule - What if Dez Bryant, Jesse James, Zach Miller’s non-catches had counted? - SBNation.com - Today, these would be upheld under the NFL’s new catch rule. Instead, they all had ramifications.

WCG CONTRIBUTORS BEARS PODCASTS & STREAMS

2 Minute Drill - Website - iTunes - Andrew Link; Steven’s StreamingTwitch – Steven Schweickert; T-Formation Conversation - Website - iTunes - Lester Wiltfong, Jr.; WCG Radio - Website - Robert Zeglinski

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