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NFL: Chicago Bears OTA
Chicago Bears linebacker Sam Acho (93) stretches during organized team activities at Halas Hall.
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BEAR DOWN, CHICAGO BEARS, BEAR DOWN!!!!

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Eurich: Bears had the slowest run offense in NFL in 2017 - 247Sports - The Chicago Bears offense is expected to improve in Year 1 under Matt Nagy.

Eurich: Why the Bears should sign Eric Reid or Kenny Vaccaro - 247Sports - The Chicago Bears would be smart to give a look at either Kenny Vaccaro or Eric Reid.

Hughes: The Positional Quick 3: Linebackers - Da Bears Blog - The Bears are deeper at inside linebacker than anywhere else on the roster. Roquan Smith and Danny Trevathan will start. Kwik, Timu and Iggy will be right behind.

Mayer: Bears to launch 'Meet the Rookies' series Monday - ChicagoBears.com - The Bears will launch their four-part documentary series

Kambie: Chicago Bears to hold practice at Vernon Hills High School - Vernon Hills Review - The Chicago Bears and Vernon Hills High School’s football team will be swapping practice facilities Aug. 22.

Medina: The Bears' Crowded Cornerbacks Room is a Position to Watch This Summer - Ten Yard Line - The Bears have plenty of cornerbacks vying for a few spots on the 53-man roster.

Medina: The Offensive Line's Pass-Block Production Has Some Work To Do - Medina - Protecting Mitch Trubisky will be a point of emphasis in 2018.

Eurich: 4 players Jordan Howard should have replaced on NFL Top 100 list - 247Sports - Jordan Howard should feel slighted that these players made the NFL Top 100 list over him.

Eurich: Breaking down the Chicago Bears running backs - 247Sports - The Chicago Bears running backs will be a key part of the offense in 2018.

POLISH SAUSAGE

Former Lions G Laken Tomlinson signing 3-year extension with 49ers - Pride Of Detroit - The former Lions offensive lineman appears to be working out in SF.

KNOW THY ENEMY

NFL referee responsible for Calvin Johnson catch ruling retires - Pride Of Detroit - Happy trails, Gene Steratore.

Would you swap Matthew Stafford for Aaron Rodgers? - Pride Of Detroit - Yeah, we went there.

Vikings Host LGBTQ Summit To Help Foster Inclusion In Sports - Daily Norseman - The Minnesota Vikings hosted a summit yesterday to start the conversation on helping create a positive and inclusive atmosphere for LGBTQ athletes. Chris Hine for the Star Tribune reported on the...

Could Tim Boyle win Packers’ No. 3 QB job in training camp? - Acme Packing Company - After a rocky 2017 season as a starter, Brett Hundley may face tough competition from not only DeShone Kizer, but an undrafted free agent.

Don Majkowski has Packers Hall of Fame ring stolen over weekend – ProFootballTalk - Don Majkowski is asking for help. His Packers Hall of Fame ring was stolen from his Baltimore hotel room over the weekend. Majkowski, who played for the Packers from 1987-92, tweeted that he "forgot to put it on one morning and left it on the dresser. Realized it was gone the next day.

Eurich: Bears had the slowest run offense in NFL in 2017 - 247Sports - The Chicago Bears offense is expected to improve in Year 1 under Matt Nagy.

Eurich: Why the Bears should sign Eric Reid or Kenny Vaccaro - 247Sports - The Chicago Bears would be smart to give a look at either Kenny Vaccaro or Eric Reid.

Hughes: The Positional Quick 3: Linebackers - Da Bears Blog - The Bears are deeper at inside linebacker than anywhere else on the roster. Roquan Smith and Danny Trevathan will start. Kwik, Timu and Iggy will be right behind.

Mayer: Bears to launch 'Meet the Rookies' series Monday - ChicagoBears.com - The Bears will launch their four-part documentary series

Kambie: Chicago Bears to hold practice at Vernon Hills High School - Vernon Hills Review - The Chicago Bears and Vernon Hills High School’s football team will be swapping practice facilities Aug. 22.

Medina: The Bears' Crowded Cornerbacks Room is a Position to Watch This Summer - Ten Yard Line - The Bears have plenty of cornerbacks vying for a few spots on the 53-man roster.

Medina: The Offensive Line's Pass-Block Production Has Some Work To Do - Medina - Protecting Mitch Trubisky will be a point of emphasis in 2018.

Powertool: If I Were GM And How It Characterizes My View Of The Real GM - Windy City Gridiron - Going into our fourth year with this leadership team, I look back at draft decisions and how my personal choices would have differed or matched those of Ryan Pace and his staff. I'm not going over...

Wiltfong: Stealing a top player from each of the Bears’ NFC North rivals - Windy City Gridiron - If you could steal one player from each team in the NFC North, who would you take?

Zeglinski: Can the Bears get revenge over Adam Gase and Dowell Loggains? - Windy City Gridiron - The Bears will reunite with their old pals Adam Gase and Dowell Loggains in 2018. Breaking down how equipped they are to get "revenge" over Miami on the latest WCG Radio.

IN CASE YOU MISSED IT ON WINDY CITY GRIDIRON

Powertool: If I Were GM And How It Characterizes My View Of The Real GM - Windy City Gridiron - Going into our fourth year with this leadership team, I look back at draft decisions and how my personal choices would have differed or matched those of Ryan Pace and his staff. I’m not going over...

Wiltfong: Stealing a top player from each of the Bears’ NFC North rivals - Windy City Gridiron - If you could steal one player from each team in the NFC North, who would you take?

Zeglinski: Can the Bears get revenge over Adam Gase and Dowell Loggains? - Windy City Gridiron - The Bears will reunite with their old pals Adam Gase and Dowell Loggains in 2018. Breaking down how equipped they are to get “revenge” over Miami on the latest WCG Radio.

WCG CONTRIBUTORS BEARS PODCASTS & STREAMS

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