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Bears to open at home vs. Green Bay in 2019? Report says it’s likely to happen that way

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Khalil Mack #52 of the Chicago Bears awaits the snap against Aaron Rodgers #12 of the Green Bay Packers at Soldier Field on December 16, 2018 in Chicago
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BEAR DOWN, CHICAGO BEARS, BEAR DOWN!!!!

BEARRRSSSS

Report: Packers-Bears the “likely” season opener – ProFootballTalk - As the confetti falls at the conclusion of every Super Bowl, one of the assembled PFT writers posts an item on the potential candidates to face the NFL champion for the opening Thursday of the season. This year, that post ultimately may be moot.

Armentrout: Chicago Bears nix physical tickets - Fans bemoan 'an end of an era - Sun Times - Many diehard fans bemoaned the team's decision to abandon the paper tickets they cherish as mementos, in favor of electronic passes.

Biggs: New Hall of Famer Ed Reed rules out joining Matt Nagy's coaching staff - Chicago Tribune - Hall of Fame safety Ed Reed ruled out any possibility he'd follow mentor Chuck Pagano to the Bears to be an assistant on Matt Nagy's staff. The final spot the team has to fill is for an assistant secondary coach and the top candidate for the job might be in-house.

Report: Bears and Packers to kick-off 2019 NFL season - NBC Sports Chicago - According to a report, the Bears and Packers will face-off in Chicago to kick-off the 2019 NFL season.

Cox: Khalil Mack receives 5 votes for Defensive Player of the Year - NBC Sports Chicago - Bears linebacker Khalil Mack received five votes for Defensive Player of the Year after recording 12.5 sacks, 10 tackles for loss, six forced fumbles, four pass breakups and one pick six.

Video: Matt Nagy gives Coach of the Year acceptance speech - ChicagoBears.com - Bears head coach Matt Nagy thanks Bears family after accepting the award for AP Coach of the Year at the NFL Honors.

Video: Coach Nagy on what made the 2018 Bears so special - ChicagoBears.com - NFL Network’s Melissa Stark catches up with head coach Matt Nagy ahead of NFL Honors to talk about his team’s 2018 season and their bright future moving forward.

Video: Tarik Cohen explains how Chicago Cubs influenced ‘Club Dub’ - ChicagoBears.com - Running back Tarik Cohen checks in with NFL Network from the site of Super Bowl XLIII to talk about his game, the team, and the origins of the newest post-win ritual in the NFL.

Medina: Eddie Jackson Wasn’t Named the NFL’s Defensive Player of the Year, But He Did Enter Elite Company in 2018 - Bleacher Nation - Eddie Jackson was deserving of some love after a season in which he was worthy of being in the conversation for the NFL’s top defensive player.

POLISH SAUSAGE

Saints re-signing defensive coordinator Dennis Allen - NFL.com - Dennis Allen is staying in New Orleans. The Saints defensive coordinator is expected to receive a new deal with the organization, sources told NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport.

KNOW THY ENEMY

Aaron Rodgers recognized for “Moment of the Year” at 2019 NFL Honors - Acme Packing Company - Even in a down year, the Packer QB managed to pick up some hardware at the NFL Honors in Atlanta.

Aaron Rodgers at NFL Honors: ‘There’s nothing like beating the Bears’ - Bears Wire - Aaron Rodgers took one more shot at the Chicago Bears during his speech at the NFL Honors for Moment of the Year.

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