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The Bear’s Den, September 2, 2019

The roster & practice squads are set(ish), and you know what? It’s Green Bay week!

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Bears add 10 familiar faces to practice squad - - The Bears signed 10 players to their practice squad Sunday, all of whom had been released by the team during Saturday’s cutdown to the NFL’s mandatory 53-man roster limit.

The 2019 Chicago Bears Practice Squad Features Fan Favorites and Preseason Standouts - Bleacher Nation - The 10-player practice squad is set.

Officially official: Eddy Piñeiro *IS* the Bears’ Week 1 Kicker - Bleacher NationIt’s Eddy - Piñeiro’s time to shine.

Happy Mackaversary! Let’s Enjoy Some Khalil Mack Highlights - Bleacher Nation - One year ago ... EVERYTHING CHANGED.

Emma: Bears Will Face Difficult Business Decisions - 670 The Score - Bears guard Cody Whitehair received a contract extension Sunday. Who could be next?

Bears Set 10-Man Practice Squad - 670 The Score
Every member of the practice squad spent training camp with the Bears.

Eddy Pineiro Named Bears’ Kicker - 670 The Score - After an exhaustive offseason search, the Bears have set themselves on a kicker: Eddy Pineiro.

Talking WCG’s Bears’ Top 100 Player List: Part 1 - Windy City Gridiron - In Lester’s latest T Formation Conversation (on the WCG Podcast Channel), he’s joined by a few friends to discuss the WCG Top 100 Bears’ Players of All-Time list.

Cody Whitehair contract ramps up pressure on Bears 'championship window' (and the Cubs know the feeling) - NBC Sports Chicago - The Bears extending offensive lineman Cody Whitehair's contract is a big deal for the long-term future of the Bears.

The Bears are confident in Eddy Pineiro, but for how long? - NBC Sports Chicago - The Bears know rookie kickers aren't always consistent. But they're entering 2019 with a good deal of trust in Eddy Pineiro.

Bears history changed forever one year ago today with the Khalil Mack trade - NBC Sports Chicago - The Bears announced their trade for Khalil Mack one year ago Sunday, a move which altered the course of history for the franchise forever.

Bears to sign guard Cody Whitehair to a 5-year, $52.5 million extension - NBC Sports Chicago - The two sides were expected to get a deal done before the season started.

Alex Bars, James Vaughters, and Ryan Nall among those signed to Bears' practice squad - NBC Sports Chicago - Many of the Bears' preseason All-Stars ended up on the team after all.

Bears work to keep line intact with Cody Whitehair's contract extension - Bearmaven - Cody Whitehair received a $27.5 million bonus, second highest for a guard behind Jacksonville's Andrew Norwell.

Hoge and Jahns: Cody Whitehair’s Extension, Pineiro Is The Kicker, And 53-man Roster Thoughts - WGN Radio - The regular season is finally here! Adam Hoge and Adam Jahns have a new episode for you as practices begin at Halas Hall in preparation for Thursday's Bears-Packers game. The guys discuss Cody Whitehair's big extension and the crazy NFC North kicker situation. They also break down the final 53-man roster and discuss any surprises.

Trubisky ready to chase greatness - - As he prepares to begin his third NFL season, Bears quarterback Mitchell Trubisky is dealing with sky-high expectations. He’s focused on exceeding them.

Pineiro anointed Bears kicker for opener - - Coach Matt Nagy revealed Sunday that Eddy Pineiro will serve as the Bears kicker in Thursday night’s regular-season opener against the Green Bay Packers at Soldier Field.

Roster Moves: Bears ink Whitehair to five-year extension - - The Bears on Sunday signed left guard Cody Whitehair to a five-year contract extension through 2024.

Bears practice squad tracker: Who’s joining the 10-man unit - Chicago Sun-Times - Running back Ryan Nall, who was cut Saturday after losing the fifth running back job to Kerrith Whyte, will join the Bears’ practice squad

Eddy Pineiro holds kicker job as Bears bypass waiver wire - Chicago Sun-Times - The Bears made no moves Sunday with their initial 53-man roster and will proceed with Pineiro for the opener against the Packers.

Bears G Cody Whitehair, ‘everything you ask for in a player,’ gets 5-year deal - Chicago Sun-Times - The Bears were always expected to extend his deal before the start of the seaosn

Eddy Pineiro feels ‘a big stress off the shoulders’ as Bears name him their Week 1 kicker - Chicago Tribune - The Bears officially concluded their eight-month search for a kicker. Eddy Pineiro will kick for the Bears when they take on the Packers at Soldier Field in the season opener Thursday.

4 things we learned at Halas Hall, including Mitch Trubisky’s excitement and Trey Burton’s Week 1 availability - Chicago Tribune - How will Bears QB Mitch Trubisky handle the build-up to Thursday night's opener? What's the latest on Trey Burton's health? Who made the Bears practice squad?

Cody Whitehair’s 5-year contract extension got done before the start of the season ‘so we can just focus on beating Green Bay’ - Chicago Tribune - Cody Whitehair has always been a man of few words. So it was no surprise when the Bears offensive lineman reacted to his eye-popping payday with just a soft grin and a pleased head nod.

Storylines for the NFL’s 100th season: The Patriots’ dynasty, the Chiefs’ challenge, the Browns’ hype, the Saints’ gripe and the Bears’ rise - Chicago Tribune - After an offseason filled with the kind of stories you couldn’t dream up, the NFL turns the attention where it likes it — back to the field.

From David Montgomery to Khalil Mack: 5 Bears players to watch in 2019 - Chicago Tribune - Khalil Mack and Mitch Trubisky are among the five most important Bears players to watch in 2019.

Charles Tillman moves up his rowing trip across Lake Michigan by a day to avoid bad weather and high waves - Chicago Tribune - Charles Tillman still plans to row across Lake Michigan for charity, he just had to call an audible.

The Bears 53-man roster is set — for now. Here’s a detailed breakdown plus analysis from our team of reporters. - Chicago Tribune - The Bears on Saturday cut down their roster to 53 players. Here's a positional breakdown and analysis.

Bears TE Trey Burton in question as practices begin for Packers game - Chicago Sun-Times - Burton has been working back from a sports hernia for months, but coach Matt Nagy has been insistent that he’ll be ready for the opener.

Bears coach Matt Nagy’s message to his 53-man roster: ‘Create our own legacy’ - Chicago Sun-Times - The Bears didn’t claim anyone on waivers, nor did they sign a free agent.

Mitch Trubisky sounds a lot like Matt Nagy, and that’s promising for Bears - Chicago Sun-Times - Trubisky parrots his coach to the media and on the practice field, which is a sign that they’re merged heading into their second season together.

Watch Peyton Manning get baptized into Italian beef juice and yell ‘Packers suck!’ - Chicago Sun-Times - Manning wore a Walter Payton jersey and was called “Peyton the Lesser.”


DeShone Kizer to Raiders – ProFootballTalk - Yesterday the Raiders kept three quarterbacks on their active roster. Today they’ve added a fourth. DeShone Kizer, waived by the Packers on Saturday, was claimed by the Raiders on Sunday. Ken’s Note: As of the time I record this, the Oakland Raiders have four quarterbacks on their roster and only four linebackers total. Three of those quarterbacks are Mike Glennon, Nathan Peterman and DeShone Kizer. Jon Gruden is an idiot.


Detroit Lions release TE Logan Thomas, announce 10-man practice squad - Pride Of Detroit - Here’s a look at the Lions’ practice squad.

Report: Detroit Lions intend to re-sign TE Logan Thomas - Pride Of Detroit - Well, it’s been an interesting 24 hours.

Minnesota Vikings Practice Squad Tracker - Daily Norseman - Who will get signed to the 10-man roster?

Packers Practice Squad 2019: Tracking the signings to the ten-man squad - Acme Packing Company - Follow along as signings begin rolling in.


Infante: Bears announce their 10-man practice squad - Windy City Gridiron - Chicago’s practice squad appears to be taking shape.

Zeglinski: Chicago Bears sign Cody Whitehair to five-year extension - Windy City Gridiron - One of the Bears’ interior stalwarts isn’t leaving Halas Hall any time soon.


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