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NFC cornerback Kyle Fuller of the Chicago Bears (23) reacts after catching an interception against AFC in the NFL Pro Bowl football game at Camping World Stadium.
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BEAR DOWN, CHICAGO BEARS, BEAR DOWN!!!!

BEARRRSSSS

A Complete Chicago Bears 2019 Pro Bowl Recap The Chicago Audible Blog - The Chicago Bears' presence among the league’s best players in the Pro Bowl symbolized their emergence this season.

Mullin: Takeaways from a Bears-intensive Pro Bowl: Some good and not-so-good plays on a rainy afternoon - NBC Sports Chicago - The presence of seven Bears in a game played at just a notch above walk-through pace made Sunday’s Pro Bowl worth a look.

Stebbins: Kyle Fuller's interception highlights Bears Pro Bowl performance - NBC Sports Chicago - The Bears' defense is still providing highlights despite the season ending nearly a month ago.

Mayer: Pro Bowl ‘a great experience’ for Bears players - ChicagoBears.com - Despite steady rain and wind, Sunday’s Pro Bowl Game was the culmination of a memorable week for quarterback Mitchell Trubisky and six of his Bears teammates.

Neveau: Kyle Fuller, Akiem Hicks Team Up for Pro Bowl Interception - NBC Chicago - Chicago Bears stars Akiem Hicks and Kyle Fuller made some big plays this last season, and the duo teamed up again at the NFL Pro Bowl.

Mayer: Hicks traversed unique, rocky path to NFL - ChicagoBears.com - An unbridled passion for football helped Bears Pro Bowl defensive tackle Akiem Hicks overcome a series of formidable obstacles en route to fulfilling his childhood dream.

Fuller picks off Luck's pass - ESPN Video - Kyle Fuller steps in front of Andrew Luck's pass attempt to JuJu Smith-Schuster for the interception.

What we learned from the 2019 Pro Bowl - NFL.com - The AFC defeated the NFC, 26-7, in the 2019 Pro Bowl on a rain-soaked Sunday at Camping World Stadium in Orlando, Florida. Here's what we learned from the annual all-star showcase.

Jahns: Chicago Bears in the Pro Bowl: Kyle Fuller stars with an interception - Sun Times - Cornerback Kyle Fuller's interception highlighted the Bears' day in the Pro Bowl.

Jahns: Pro Bowl 2019 results - What did the Bears do in the NFC's 26-7 loss? - Sun Times - There were good and bad moments for the Bears' seven Pro Bowlers in the NFC's 26-7 loss to the AFC.

Jahns: Chicago Bears in the Pro Bowl: Brian Urlacher is excited about Bears future - Sun Times - Bears great Brian Urlacher was a captain of the NFC team in the Pro Bowl.

Kane's 9 takeaways from the Bears in the Pro Bowl: Kyle Fuller’s big play, Mitch Trubisky’s perspective, Eddie Jackson's souvenirs - Chicago Tribune - Kyle Fuller grabbed an interception and Mitch Trubisky threw one as the Bears players were on the losing side of the the AFC's 26-7 victory in the Pro Bowl.

POLISH SAUSAGE

Officials with ties to L.A. become the latest Rams-Saints point of concern – ProFootballTalk - One week after the biggest non-call in years, the circumstances surrounding the latter stages of the fourth quarter of the Rams-Saints NFC title game continues to feed the never-ending NFL news cycle. Four of the officials assigned to last Sunday night’s game live in Southern California.

NFL may say farewell to Orlando as Pro Bowl site – ProFootballTalk - The Pro Bowl, which currently is being played on a rainy day in Orlando, could be headed elsewhere for 2020. Mike Bianchi of the Orlando Sentinel speculates, sort of, that the all-star game’s three-year run in Orlando will be ending, at least for a year.

Report: Washington not planning on Alex Smith returning in 2019 – ProFootballTalk - The status of Washington quarterback Alex Smith for next season came up for attention recently when Smith was spotted at last Monday’s Wizards game with an external fixator on the right leg he broke in November.

Senior Bowl Roundup: Pollard Impresses, Kickers Bounce Back After Misses, Risers, Fallers, Blue Hens, More - Bleacher Nation - There are 15 players on the rosters of this year’s Super Bowl participants who made a good impression at their respective Senior Bowls. Just saying.

KNOW THY ENEMY

2019 Senior Bowl stock report: Winners and Losers from Saturday’s game - Pride Of Detroit - Time to take stock of the Senior Bowl prospects and who helped and hurt themselves in the game.

Vikings relatively quiet as NFC drops third straight Pro Bowl - Daily Norseman - And things got a little weird

IN CASE YOU MISSED IT ON WINDY CITY GRIDIRON

Curl’s 2019 Pro Bowl Instant Reaction: Fuller shines and Trubisky struggles in underwhelming 26-7 AFC victory - Windy City Gridiron - The Pros brought their C game today and a delivered a game that was predictably less than the sum of its parts!

WCG Roundtable: What Are Your Thoughts on Cody Parkey’s TV Appearance? - Windy City Gridiron - We take a closer look and divvy up our thoughts on Cody’s latest appearance on the “Today Show.”

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