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The Bears head to Denver for a Sunday match up against Vic Fangio and the Denver Broncos

NFL: SEP 05 Packers at Bears Photo by Robin Alam/Icon Sportswire via Getty Images

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

BEARRRSSSS

Bears TE Trey Burton, DL Eddie Goldman Questionable - 670 The Score - After missing the Bears’ opener, tight end Trey Burton could again be a game-time decision against the Broncos on Sunday.

Juwan Howard connects with Matt Nagy in visit to Halas Hall: ‘They were out of the box’ - Chicago Tribune - Matt Nagy was a fan of the Fab Five back in the day. And he has great respect for new Michigan basketball coach Juwan Howard. So when the two connected Friday at Halas Hall, it was a positive experience.

Can the Bears beat the Broncos in Denver on Sunday? Our writers make their picks. - Chicago Tribune - Can the Bears beat the Broncos in Denver on Sunday? Our writers make their picks.

3 keys for the Bears against the Broncos in Week 2: Can they find a healthy balance? - Chicago Tribune - In a quest to get to 1-1, the Bears must not forget what they do well. That means featuring rookie running back David Montgomery more, playing loose and free on offense and attacking the Broncos offensive line where it's most vulnerable.

Why Bears see Danny Trevathan as critical to their turnaround after disappointing Week 1 - NBC Sports Chicago - Danny Trevathan may not be an All-Pro or the guy who's jersey you own. But he is one of the most important players on the Bears when the going gets tough.

Bears defense feeling impact of emerging Leonard Floyd - NBC Sports Chicago - Lost in the shuffle of Week 1's ugly loss to the Green Bay Packers was a monster performance by Leonard Floyd, something the pass rusher carried over from a successful end to the 2018 season.

Bears hurting with injuries to Eddie Goldman, Trey Burton - Bearmaven - Eddie Goldman's oblique strain, Trey Burton's continuing groin strain challenging Bears depth.

Bears, Broncos surprisingly have a lot in common - ChicagoBears.com - The Bears only play the Broncos once every four seasons, but the two teams have more in common than you might expect—like both selecting Dick Butkus in the 1965 draft for rival leagues.

Injury update: Four Bears questionable for Sunday - ChiagoBears.com - Tight end Trey Burton was among four Bears players who were limited by injuries in Friday’s practice and are questionable for Sunday’s game against the Broncos in Denver.

Minkah Fitzpatrick Reportedly Wants Out Of Miami … Should the Bears Pursue? - Bleacher Nation - Anyone interested in a 2018 first-round pick who could play safety or cornerback?

Emma's Tailgater: What Now For Bears, Mitchell Trubisky? - 670 The Score - After an ugly opener, the Bears and Mitchell Trubisky need a boost as they face the Broncos on the road Sunday.

Bears tight end Trey Burton and nose tackle Eddie Goldman are questionable for Broncos game - Chicago Sun-Times - Nose tackle Eddie Goldman was limited Friday after sitting out Thursday’s practice. He hurt his oblique during Wednesday’s practice.

Huge expectations have given way to alarm with Bears and Mitch Trubisky - Chicago Sun-Times - After the brutal loss to the Packers, the quarterback needs to rebound Sunday against the Broncos. It really is as simple and as difficult as that.

New Bears tight end J.P. Holtz’s whirlwind ends at Halas Hall - Chicago Sun-Times - He expected to rejoin the Redskins on their practice squad, but was thrilled to get claimed by the Bears instead.

Weak on fashion, strong on scheme: Vic Fangio wins over Broncos star Von Miller - Chicago Sun-Times - Vic Fangio came to the Broncos with four decades of experience, including four years as the mastermind of the Bears’ defense.

POLISH SAUSAGE

Fins grant Minkah Fitzpatrick permission to seek trade - NFL.com - The Dolphins have granted DB Minkah Fitzpatrick and his agent permission to seek a trade, NFL Network’s Tom Pelissero reports. The former first-round pick is frustrated with his usage in Miami.

KNOW THINE ENEMY

Detroit Lions Week 2 injury report: Decker, Hand, and Davis questionable vs. Chargers - Pride Of Detroit - Rashaan Melvin will be active with no designation, though.

Should the Detroit Lions trade for Minkah Fitzpatrick? - Pride Of Detroit - Acquire ALL the safeties!

Vikings Final Injury Report - Daily Norseman - CB Depth an issue

Packers-Vikings Injury report: Bakhtari expects to play, - Acme Packing Company - Green Bay is expected to have most of their key players on the field.

Packers Fantasy Forecast, Week 2: Will Rodgers bounce back against Vikings? - Acme Packing Company - With the Packers offense sputtering early, what sort of fantasy impact can we expect in the Packers-Vikings matchup?

IN CASE YOU YOU MISSED IT ON WINDY CITY GRIDIRON

Householder & Berckes' Best Bets: Chicago Bears v. Denver Broncos, survivor pool NFL, pick ems - Windy City Gridiron - The season’s off and running and Sam and Jeff got off to uneven starts

Berckes' Fantasy Football Forum Week 2: Sammy Watkins - WR1 - Windy City Gridiron - Was Week 1 a sign of things to come or a blip on the radar? Let’s dig in!

Wiltfong: Bears vs. Broncos Injury Report - Trey Burton one of four questionable for Chicago - Windy City Gridiron - This is the full and official injury report in advance of the Chicago Bears and Denver Broncos game this Sunday.

Wiltfong: Bears vs. Broncos - How to watch, streaming, previews, odds and more! - Windy City Gridiron - This is everything you need to know about the Bears and Broncos game, so check it out!

Wiltfong: Bears sign Abdullah Anderson to the practice squad, release James Vaughters - Windy City Gridiron - Yesterday the Chicago Bears brought back defensive lineman Abdullah Anderson to their practice squad after releasing him from the 53-man roster two days ago. The Bears cut Anderson to make room for...

Zeglinski: Windy City Gridiron picks Bears-Broncos - Windy City Gridiron - The Bears try to break Denver’s early season hex has our staff makes its picks for Sunday’s game.

What will it take from the Broncos’ offense to stand up to this Bears’ defense? - Mile High Report - Asking "Five Questions with the Enemy," Mile High Report sits down with Jeff Berckes of Windy City Gridiron to talk Broncos’ chances against this Bears defense on Sunday.

Can the Denver Broncos run defense slow down the Chicago Bears? - Mile High Report - Matt Nagy and the Chicago Bears will surely run the ball more in Week 2. Can Josey Jewell and the Denver Broncos slow it down?

Silverstein: Briggs, Kreutz, Marshall lead 7 Bears nominees for the Pro Football Hall of Fame - Windy City Gridiron - How you can influence the voting for the Pro Football Hall of Fame Class of 2020

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