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The Bear’s Den, June 12, 2019

Nagy on kickers: “They were 0-for-3 out there. For today, we can’t have that. We are going to figure this thing out. But 0-for-3 today, no good.”

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Kicker Robbie Gould #9 of the Chicago Bears kicks a field goal against the Detroit Lions during the NFL game at Ford Field on October 18, 2015 in Detroit
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Wiederer: Bears defense still buzzing after weekend spent rubbing elbows with legends - Chicago Tribune - Danny Trevathan talked shop with Mike Singletary. Khalil Mack took tips from Richard Dent. The Bears100 Celebration gave the current defense a major jolt.

Campbell: What Khalil Mack took from his chat with Hall of Famer Richard Dent at the Bears100 Celebration - Chicago Tribune - Khalil Mack spoke to Bears Hall of Fame pass rusher Richard Dent for 30 minutes at the Bears100 Celebration in Rosemont on Friday.

Zeglinski: Not a raw deal - Stephen Denmark has the tools to defy expectations – The Rock River Times - The career outlook for an NFL draft pick has always depended on the subjectivity of perspective. Subjectivity, like most opinions, is fluid. And perspective, sometimes cruelly, is everything.

Stankevitz: Danny Trevathan, Roquan Smith bask in ‘linebacker heaven’ at Bears100 Celebration - NBC Sports Chicago - Roquan Smith and Danny Trevathan were able to pick the brains of some of the best linebackers to ever play in the NFL over the weekend.

Cox: Former NFL executive predicts monster rookie season from David Montgomery - NBC Sports Chicago - Former NFL executive Gil Brandt thinks Bears rookie running back David Montgomery "should produce like crazy" in Matt Nagy's offense.

Jim McMahon Has Unexpected Advice for Bears' Mitch Trubisky - NBC Chicago - Forget the light-up Christmas sweaters.

Dannehy: 5 Reasons To Think Defense Will Still Be Great in ’19 - DaBearsBlog - Even if there is a drop off, it isn’t likely to be enough to thwart the Bears season.

Emma: Bears Greats Remind Present Team Of Opportunity - 670 The Score - Current players were inspired by meeting franchise legends at Bears100.

2019 NFL season: Projecting the top five rookie running backs - - Will the Bears' David Montgomery be the latest rookie running back to dazzle the NFL? Is Josh Jacobs ready to be a bell cow for the Raiders? Gil Brandt projects the top five rookie running backs.

‘Let’s be savages’: Bears buoyed by ‘brotherhood’ with past greats - Chicago Sun-Times - Butkus, Dent, Singletary & Co. raise the bar for 2019 team to win it all

Finley: ‘No good’ — Bears’ field-goal 0-fer frustrates head coach Matt Nagy - Chicago Sun-Times - In the middle of their Tuesday minicamp practice, the Bears ran their three kickers on the field and had each try a 42-yard field goal.

Finley: A year after minicamp holdout, Bears’ Khalil Mack ‘all about his teammates’ - Chicago Sun-Times - Exactly one year ago Wednesday, Mack dug in. Frustrated by a stagnant contract negotiation, the star outside linebacker skipped the first day of the Raiders’ mandatory minicamp.

Bears kicking tally on 1st day of minicamp: 3 tries from 40-plus, 3 straight misses. 'Whatever went through your mind went through my mind.' - Chicago Tribune - Bears coach Matt Nagy expressed his frustration Tuesday after all three of his kickers missed a field-goal attempt one after another after another.


Raiders to appear on “Hard Knocks” – ProFootballTalk - The Oakland Raiders will be the subjects of this year’s Hard Knocks. The NFL announced today that the NFL Films cameras will be in the Raiders’ camp for the show, which will air on HBO beginning August 6.


Hard Knocks 2019 team: Oakland Raiders—not Detroit Lions—to be featured - Pride Of Detroit - The Lions dodged a bullet this year.

Former Detroit Lions QB Dan Orlovsky calls out Joe Lombardi, Mike Martz for stubbornness - Pride Of Detroit - The former Lions backup QB expressed his frustrations with a few past offensive coordinators.

Looking at key positional battles heading towards training camp - Daily Norseman - Most of the starting positions are secure, but there are some intriguing battles looming for key backup jobs, too.

Be prepared for Trevor Davis to get playing time for the Packers’ offense in 2019 - Acme Packing Company - If Davis does make the 53 — something that looks more likely now than it did before spring practices — there should be a role for him on offense.


Wiltfong: Who is the greatest NFL player you ever watched live in person? - Windy City Gridiron - I saw a question posed like the one above on social media and after responding to that one, I tweaked it and Tweeted out my own version. But since we’re 99.9% Chicago Bears and the NFL around these...

Schmitz’ Bear With Me Episode 28: Will Adam Shaheen break out in 2019? - Windy City Gridiron - On this episode of Bear With Me, Robert combs through the latest news from Bears’ OTAs before recapping notable quotes from Bears100 and discussing the importance of coaching in the NFL today.


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