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The Bear’s Den, July 4, 2019

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Akiem Hicks is living large in London this week, checking out the venue where Chicago will be playing Oakland

NFL Media Day - Tottenham Hotspur Stadium
Akiem Hicks of the Chicago Bears poses for a photo during the media day at Tottenham Hotspur Stadium, London.
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BEAR DOWN, CHICAGO BEARS, BEAR DOWN!!!!

BEARRRSSSS VIDEOS

Bears Division Champions Radio Call - ChicagoBears.com - Get a rare look inside the radio booth with Chicago Bears play-by-play announcer Jeff Joniak as he calls the team's division-clinching moment against the Green Bay Packers at Soldier Field. Ken’s Note: No, this isn’t new, but can’t ya just watch it over and over?

Bears brighten hospital - ChicagoBears.com - The Bears 2019 rookie class play games with patients at a local children’s hospital in Chicago.

Hicks tries Lip Reading game with UK Fan - ChicagoBears.com - Akiem Hicks plays the Lip Reading game with a fan at NFL UK Live in London.

Big Guys in a Benz: Nichols - ChicagoBears.com - Bears defensive lineman Bilal Nichols goes for a ride with Anthony Adams in another edition of “Big Guys in a Benz.”

BEARRRSSSS

Chicago Bears: 2019 Undrafted rookies who could make the team - NFL Spin Zone - The Chicago Bears signed some undrafted rookies after the draft. While most of them won’t end up on the roster, here are some who could.

Sports book would lose six figures on a Trubisky MVP season – ProFootballTalk - We noted last week that enough bets had come in on Bears quarterback Mitchell Trubisky to win the league MVP this season that his odds had shifted from 200-1 to 50-1. For one sports book, that means a big loss if Trubisky goes on to win the award.

Ranking the 100 best Bears players ever: No. 65, Ed O’Bradovich - Chicago Tribune - Before the Bears’ 100th season, the Tribune's Bears reporters and editors ranked the 100 best players in franchise history. Ed O'Bradovich is No. 65.

Mayer: Bears reveal uniform schedule for home games - ChicagoBears.com - The Bears on Wednesday announced the jerseys they will wear for each home game during their centennial season. They also will wear white “C”s on their helmets for one contest.

Eurich: Chicago Bears to pay at least nine non-rostered players in 2019 - 247Sports - The Chicago Bears freed up roster space and some cap space by moving on from a variety of different players this offseason, but that means the team will also be responsible for paying some money back to a handful of players in 2019. As it currently stands, nine players are set to receive money from the Bears even though they will not be on the roster this upcoming year.

Kyle Long jokes Howie Long can 'still play' - 247Sports - "Did some drills with my dad this morning," Long tweeted. "Dude can still play [shaking my head]. Club - rip to spin combo? What is this 1986?"

Chicago Bears listed with most difficult schedule in NFC North - 247Sports - The Chicago Bears will find out in 2019 just how hard it is to defend a division crown. The team went 12-4 last season playing on a last-place schedule. That will all change this upcoming year for the Bears.

Trading Jordan Howard named Chicago Bears riskiest move in 2019 - 247Sports - "The Bears knew what they had in Howard. They had a back who rushed for 935 yards last season and 3,370 yards in his first three seasons. Howard also caught 72 passes in three years, so he did bring some versatility to the backfield.

Cox: Chicago Bears 2019 offseason winners and losers - Bears Wire - With only training camp left, the Chicago Bears' 2019 offseason had some clear winners and losers

NFC North kills it when Mike Tanier "fixes" the NFL Fanbase Rankings - Bleacher Report - Every NFL fanbase is great. And terrible. Each team's fanbase is full of both wonderful people and folks who should be kept overnight in the stadium prison as well as hardcore ...

POLISH SAUSAGE

Jerry Jones becomes a central figure in the current CBA talks – ProFootballTalk - There's a new sheriff in town. Whether that's a good thing or a bad thing remains to be seen. Per a source with knowledge of the ongoing labor negotiations between the NFL and the NFL Players Association, Cowboys owner Jerry Jones has taken a much more visible and vocal role, so far.

David Njoku: We felt disrespected by Hue Jackson last year – ProFootballTalk - Quarterback Baker Mayfield was the Browns player most visibly upset with Hue Jackson after Jackson was fired as the team's coach last season and went to work for the Bengals, but he wasn't alone in harboring bad feelings about the former coach.

KNOW THINE ENEMY

2018 Detroit Lions roster review: Has the Rick Wagner signing been a success? - Pride Of Detroit - Will Wagner play out his entire five-year contract?

IN CASE YOU MISSED IT ON WINDY CITY GRIDIRON

Duerrwaechter: Bears Announce New 1960’s Themed Uniforms, Confirm Home Uniform Schedule - Windy City Gridiron - The "Classic" jerseys based on the 1936 design isn’t the only throwback we’ll see this year at home for the Bears.

WCG CONTRIBUTORS BEARS PODCASTS & STREAMS

Windy City Gridiron Podcast Channel which includes Bear With Me from Robert Schmitz, Bears Over Beers featuring Jeff Berckes & EJ Snyder, and T Formation Conversation from Lester A. Wiltfong Jr.; Steven’s Streaming Twitch Channel from Steven Schweickert; and Robert Zeglinski’s The Blitz Network

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