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The Bear’s Den, May 28, 2019

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The holiday is past, and it’s back to work at Halas Hall for the Chicago Bears

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Chariman George McCaskey of the Chicago Bears gives a ‘thumbs up’ to fans during a game against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers at Soldier Field on September 30, 2018 in Chicago, Illinois. The Bears defeated the Buccaneers 48-10.
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BEAR DOWN, CHICAGO BEARS, BEAR DOWN!!!!

BEARRRSSSS / FREE AGENCY / DRAFT

Former Bear #2 on top 11 all-time NFL players from service academies - NFL.com - In honor of Memorial Day, NFL.com looks back at 11 of the best NFL players to come from the service academy (Army, Navy and Air Force) football programs.

Mullin: Takeaways from the Pierson-Pompei Bears 'Top 100' players of all time - Job well done, guys - NBC Sports Chicago - NBC Sports Chicago's John "Moon" Mullin gives his thoughts and takeaways on the Bears "Top 100" players of all time list.

What role will Brad Childress play on Bears’ offensive staff? - Bears Wire - How involved will Brad Childress be in the Bears' offense in 2019?

Riley Ridley projected to be 'rookie gem' for the Chicago Bears - 247sports - The Chicago Bears got a steal when they selected Georgia wide receiver Riley Ridley in the fourth round of this year's draft. Few expected the talented wideout to still be on the board when the Bears made their first selection on Day 3. That is why it should come as no surprise that at least one outlet is predicting Ridley to become a "rookie gem" for the Bears in 2019.

Erich: Chicago Bears receiving corps ranked No. 20 in NFL for 2019 - 247Sports - The 2017 version of the Chicago Bears had arguably one of the worst receiving corps in team history. General manager Ryan Pace made it a point in 2018 to make it a strength by adding the likes of Allen Robinson and Taylor Gabriel in free agency. Chicago also traded back into the second round to select Anthony Miller. The group has now gotten even stronger this offseason.

Bradley Sowell position change proves belief in Rashaad Coward - 247Sports - One of the biggest stories surrounding the Chicago Bears at the start of OTAs was the team's decision to move offensive tackle Bradley Sowell to the tight end position. That move alone shows the team is not 100 percent sure about the depth at the tight end position, but it all proves the team has confidence in Rashaad Coward as an offensive tackle.

Duncan: 3 main X-factors for the Chicago Bears in 2019 - ClutchPoints.com - Under coach Matt Nagy, and led by Khalil Mack, the Chicago Bears took massive strides in 2018. The team won the NFC North.

POLISH SAUSAGE

Predicting Every NFL Team’s Surprise Rookie Gem - Bleacher Report - Ever since the NFL draft, there has been a ton of talk about this year’s rookie class. Much of it has centered on high picks like quarterback Kyler Murray, edge-rusher Nick Bosa and defensive lineman Quinnen Williams...

KNOW THY ENEMY

A slight adjustment to the Vikings’ potential Compensatory Picks - Daily Norseman - The number of picks remains the same, but one might be slightly lower

Detroit Lions Week 1 OTA recap, contract ‘holdouts’? - Pride Of Detroit - The PODcast crew breaks down the first week of OTAs, and the contract situations for Slay and Harrison.

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Zeglinski: Bears’ Tarik Cohen to find out if you’re not first, you’re last - Windy City Gridiron - Finally, we can unscientifically answer a timeless question: Who is the fastest player in the NFL?

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