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NFL: Super Bowl Rings
Detailed view of Super Bowl XX ring to commemorate the Chicago Bears 46-10 victory over the New England Patriots at the Superdome in New Orleans, La. on Jan. 26, 1986.
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BEAR DOWN, CHICAGO BEARS, BEAR DOWN!!!!

BEARRRSSSS

5@5: What Was Signature Moment Of Super Bowl? - 670 The Score - The Mully & Haugh crew debates a five-pack of questions every weekday.

Emma: Bears Offseason Outlook: Offensive Line - 670 The Score - Sun Times - The Bears are slated to return their five starters up front in 2019.

Mayer: Bears 2018 position review: Running back - ChicagoBears.com - Jordan Howard and Tarik Cohen continued to give the Bears one of the most dynamic backfield tandems in the NFL in 2018, combining for 2,249 yards from scrimmage and 17 touchdowns.

Super Bowl LIII: Look Familiar, Bears Fans? - NBC Sports Chicago - If Super Bowl LIII had an oddly familiar feel to it for Bears fans, there’s a reason.

Medina: PFF Has Released Only Half of Their 2018 Top Player Rankings and Four Bears Have Already Made the Cut - Bleacher Nation - Four Bears defensive studs (or more than one-third of the starting defense) cracked the first part of PFF’s top-101.

Medina: Roldan Alcobendas – Arguably College Football’s Best Place Kicker – Should Be on the Bears’ Radar - Bleacher Nation - One of college football’s best kickers will be visiting Halas Hall to accept an award for his feats.

Dannehy: Signing Hunt to Bolster Rush Attack the Clearest Path to Super Bowl - Da Bears Blog - The biggest no-brainer of this 2019 NFL offseason is for the Bears to sign Kareem Hunt. From a strictly football standpoint, Hunt must be their top target. But, of course, it’s about more than strictly football. Those arguments were made by Jeff here and Emily here.

Schein: Biggest Super Bowl windows: Chiefs, Colts, Bears lead the pack - NFL.com - Adam Schein runs through the nine teams with the biggest Super Bowl windows going forward. Does anyone top Patrick Mahomes' Chiefs? Will Tom Brady's window ever close?

Bears offseason calendar: A rundown of the important dates and deadlines in 2019 - Chicago Tribune - A rundown of the NFL's meaningful dates and deadlines that make up the offseason calendar for general manager Ryan Pace, coach Matt Nagy and the Bears.

A Packers fan is suing to wear Green Bay gear on Solder Field's sidelines. Now the Bears say the pregame perk is over. - Chicago Tribune - The “Pregame On-Field-Warm-Up Experience” allowed season ticket holders who had enough points to stand on the sidelines before a home game. But the perk has been eliminated.

Ellis: Devin Hester decided to drag Patriots WR Julian Edelman for some reason - NBC Sports Chicago - The Bears great has some issues that need to be aired out, apparently.

POLISH SAUSAGE

Finding perfect team fits for top 2019 free agents - NFL Videos - NFL Network’s Elliot Harrison and Maurice Jones-Drew match some of the top free agents in 2019 with their ideal team landing spots.

KNOW THY ENEMY

Report: Vikings consider moving Riley Reiff to Guard - Daily Norseman - Does that mean anything about Nick Easton?

Detroit Lions podcast: What does Super Bowl 53 say about Matt Patricia? - Pride Of Detroit - Also: two positional coaches leave the Lions, and one enters.

Packers’ 2019 Free Agent OLBs: The end of the Clay Matthews era may be here - Acme Packing Company - Green Bay’s all-time sacks leader will be one of two internal free agent edge rushers that the Packers must make a decision on this offseason.

Packers’ new defensive QC coaches have experience with top SEC programs - Acme Packing Company - Christian Parker and Wendel Davis both worked for prestigious college football teams last year.

IN CASE YOU MISSED IT ON WINDY CITY GRIDIRON

Wiltfong's Chicago Bears 2019 Roster Turnover: There’ll be no changes at tackle - Windy City Gridiron - In this 13 part series we’ll take an in depth look at each position group for the Chicago Bears with an eye towards the 2019 season. We’ll speculate on who stays, who goes, and some potential additions we’d like to see general manager Ryan Pace make.

Householder's 2018 Chicago Bears Season in review: Stock up, stock down - Windy City Gridiron - Let’s look back at my weekly picks and see if any trends showed up for the 2018 season

Wiltfong's Ten Thoughts on the NFL: Post Super Bowl edition - Windy City Gridiron - Check our our Thoughts on the NFL this week and make sure to leave a few of your own in the comment section.

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 - iTunes - Robert Zeglinski

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