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Bear Down, fellow travelers though the deep depths of the Season Of The Lists! Bear DOWN!

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BEAR DOWN, CHICAGO BEARS, BEAR DOWN!!!!

BEARRRSSSS

Patra: Bears excited by David Montgomery’s tackle-breaking - NFL.com - Chicago Bears rookie running back David Montgomery has elicited resounding praise from coaches throughout offseason workouts, especially his ability to break tackles with his “rare contact balance.”

Bears schedule 2019: Franchise will honor each decade during home games - Chicago Sun-Times - As part of the ongoing 100th anniversary celebration, the Bears will shine a light on the many eras in their franchise’s past.

Vanzuiden: Under the Microscope - Cordarrelle Patterson’s Role in 2019 - Chicago Audible - What role will the 28-year-old playmaker have on the Chicago Bears?

Santaromita: Mitchell Trubisky is the most popular bet for NFL MVP - NBC Sports Chicago - Mitchell Trubisky remains a long shot to win the NFL MVP this coming season, but that’s not stopping bettors from taking a shot on the Bears quarterback.

Madden 20 Rookie Ratings: David Montgomery leads Bears rookie class - Bears Wire - Chicago Bears RB David Montgomery is the highest-rated rookie on the team in Madden 20’s rookie ratings

Bears to honor one decade each home game - ChicagoBears.com - The Bears on Monday announced the order in which each decade will be honored at preseason and regular-season home games during the team’s centennial season.

”He’s Truly Obsessed” – Mitch Trubisky Is Working HARD This Offseason - Bleacher Nation - Mitch Trubisky’s crazy obsession could pay off.

Wood: A Player-By-Player Examination of Chicago’s 2018 Defense - Da Bears Blog - As a unit, the Bears defense finished 3rd in the NFL in yards, 1st in points, and 1st in turnovers. Now I want to look at the impact each individual player had on the defense, as much as is possible. To do so, I’m using stats from The Quant Edge.

Cohen named Bears entry of every NFL team’s X-factor entering the 2019 season - Pro Football Focus - As a part of our partnership with ESPN, the PFF team looked at every NFL team’s X-factor, detailing the players who can make a significant impact in 2019.

Bedinger: Chicago Bears Kerrith Whyte is the perfect 7th-round pick - NFL Mocks - The Chicago Bears took speedy running back Kerrith Whyte in the seventh round of the 2019 NFL Draft. He might be the perfect late-round pick.

POLISH SAUSAGE

Amari Cooper: Raiders weren't a 'good fit for me' - NFL.com - Veteran wide receiver Amari Cooper reiterated his belief that Oakland was not a "good fit" for him. Cooper said he wasn't able to showcase his ability with the Raiders.

KNOW THINE ENEMY

Detroit Lions roster review: Will A’Shawn Robinson’s impressive 2018 season earn him an extension in Detroit? - Pride Of Detroit - Robinson was the Lions’ most improved player in 2018.

Podcast: 2019 NFL positional rankings: Top 10 edge defenders - Pride Of Detroit - Who are the best 10 edge rushers in the league?

What if...the Vikings kept Case Keenum and Teddy Bridgewater? - Daily Norseman - The Vikings had a big choice to make at QB after the 2017 season

Randall Cobb: Packers “like the ex-girlfriend that broke up with you” – ProFootballTalk - Wide receiver Randall Cobb said his first days as a member of the Cowboys this offseason were "a little weird" after he spent the last eight seasons with the Packers, but things were going great by the time workouts came to an end this month.

Former Packers TE Lance Kendricks receives probation & community service for marijuana charge - Acme Packing Company - The Milwaukee native and former Badger was originally charged in connection with a traffic stop in 2017.

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