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The Bears Win Again Den, September 30, 2019

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In a game not nearly as close as the score would indicate, the Bears dominated the Vikings in many cases with backups

Minnesota Vikings v Chicago Bears
Roy Robertson-Harris #95 of the Chicago Bears sacks Kirk Cousins #8 of the Minnesota Vikings in the third quarter at Soldier Field on September 29, 2019 in Chicago
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BEAR DOWN, CHICAGO BEARS, BEAR DOWN!!!!

BEARRRSSSS

5 takeaways from Bears win over Vikings - Bears Wire - The Chicago Bears defeated the Minnesota Vikings 16-6 on Sunday to move to 3-1. Here are 5 takeaways following the game.

Like Everyone Else, Matt Nagy is Hoping to Get a Mitch Trubisky Shoulder Update Soon - Bleacher Nation - Mitch Trubisky suffered a left (read: non-throwing) shoulder injury on the sixth play of the Bears’ opening drive in what was ultimately a 16-6 win against the

Bears Not Exactly Jumping to Clarify the Roquan Smith Situation - Bleacher Nation
With almost no warning, Chicago Bears linebacker Roquan Smith wound up inactive for today’s game against the Minnesota Vikings. With the scratch happening just

Mack wreaks havoc with strip-sack - ESPN Video - Khalil Mack beats Riley Reiff on an edge rush and gets to Kirk Cousins, knocking the ball loose to force the turnover.

Vikings vs. Bears - Game Recap - September 29, 2019 - ESPN - Get a recap of the Minnesota Vikings vs. Chicago Bears football game.

Haugh: Chase Daniel Delivers For Bears In Key Win - 670 The Score - In place of an injured Mitchell Trubisky, Chase Daniel performed admirably in the Bears’ 16-6 win against the Vikings on Sunday.

Bears Don’t Provide Details On Roquan Smith’s Status - 670 The Score - The Bears didn’t provides details as to why linebacker Roquan Smith was with the team but inactive due to personal reasons Sunday.

Bears Defense Dominates In 16-6 Win Over Vikings - 670 The Score - Chicago improved to 3-1 and ascended into a first-place tie in the NFC North.

Chase Daniel: 7 things to know about the Chicago Bears quarterback - Chicago Tribune - Bears quarterback Chase Daniel, who replaced the injured Mitch Trubisky on Sunday, has four starts in 11 NFL seasons, but he has career earnings of $34.3 million.

Chicago Bears-Minnesota Vikings Postgame Show: Shorthanded Bears Dominate and Destroy the Vikings - Chicago Audible Podcast - The guys break down the Chicago Bears 16-6 victory over the Minnesota Vikings.

At the Whistle: Bears 16, Vikings 6 - The Chicago Audible Blog - Some quick thoughts on the Chicago Bears 16-6 win over the Minnesota Vikings.

Game Recap: Bears dominate Vikings at Soldier Field - ChicagoBears.com - Backup quarterback Chase Daniel and an inspired, injury-depleted defense led the Bears to a 16-6 win over the Minnesota Vikings Sunday at Soldier Field.

The severity of Mitch Trubisky's shoulder injury is still unknown, but the Bears should know more in the next 24-48 hours - NBC Sports Chicago - The team expects to know more in the next day or so.

The best win of the Matt Nagy era: Resilient Bears prove their mettle against Vikings - NBC Sports Chicago - The Bears were without five starters at kickoff and lost their starting quarterback six plays into the game. And yet, Matt Nagy's side managed to beat a good Minnesota Vikings team in a must-win game.

Bears 16, Vikings 6: Whose arrows are up and down after a much-needed divisional win - NBC Sports Chicago - Trubisky went down, the defense was suffocating and the running game can't seem to get off the ground. Taking stock after a much-needed, but potentially costly, Bears win.

NFC North: Bears move into second place after win over Vikings - NBC Sports Chicago - The Bears recorded a big win against the Viking that has important playoff implications.

WATCH: Khalil Mack does it again, records strip-sack vs. Vikings - NBC Sports Chicago - Watch Khalil Mack strip-sack the Vikings.

Reserve strength carries the day for Bears in win over Vikings - SI.com - With Mitchell Trubisky injured, and without six starters total, the Bears' defense and Chase Daniel save the day, 16-6.

Bears don’t think injury will end Mitch Trubisky’s season – ProFootballTalk - The Bears played almost the entire game without starting quarterback Mitchell Trubisky today after a shoulder injury on the first possession, but they don't think they'll have to play the season without him.

Bears K Eddy Pineiro goes 3 for 3 on bad knee with minimal practice work - Chicago Sun-Times - The pain persists, though, and will impact his preparation for the upcoming game against the Raiders.

Bears’ Matt Nagy: Roquan Smith not playing ‘completely a personal matter’ - Chicago Sun-Times - Roquan Smith stood on the sideline during the Bears game and left before the media was allowed into the postgame locker room.

Three takeaways from Bears’ 16-6 win over Vikings - Chicago Sun-Times - Beyond the situation at quarterback, there was plenty of intrigue for the Bears on Sunday.

Bears vs Vikings 2019: Score updates and highlights - Chicago Sun-Times - The Bears improved to 3-1 despite losing their starting QB early on.

Resilient Bears lose Mitch Trubisky, but beat Vikings 16-6 for NFC North lead - Chicago Sun-Times - It was a wild day at Soldier Field, but the Bears marched off 3-1 thanks to their defense and Chase Daniel

Bears’ Akiem Hicks, Roquan Smith, Kyle Long out against Vikings - Chicago Sun-Times - The Bears will face the NFL’s leading rusher Sunday without two of their best interior players Sunday.

Bears improve to 3-1 with a 16-6 victory against the Vikings as Chase Daniel fills in for the injured Mitch Trubisky - Chicago Tribune - Without six starters, the Bears dominated the Vikings in a 16-6 victory to join the Packers atop the NFC North with a 3-1 record.

Bears Week 4 winners and losers: Tony Romo, TV anchor caught in pregame traffic, Bears throwback uniforms and more - Chicago Tribune - CBS analyst Tony Romo made it to Soldier Field in time for the Vikings-Bears game Sunday. And one local TV anchor almost didn't.

Mitchell Trubisky hurts left shoulder in win over Vikes - NFL.com - The Chicago Bears will press forward against the division rival Minnesota Vikings without starting QB Mitchell Trubisky. He suffered a left shoulder injury on the Bears’ first drive of the game on a scramble.

POLISH SAUSAGE

A suspension is possible for Vontaze Burfict – ProFootballTalk - Ejected from Sunday’s win over the Colts, Raiders linebacker Vontaze Burfict could, in theory, be suspended on Monday. It’s standard practice for the league office to review for potential discipline on Monday illegal hits from Sunday.

Larry Fitzgerald passes Gonzalez for 2nd in receptions - NFL.com - Cardinals WR Larry Fitzgerald caught his 1,326th ball on Sunday to surpass Tony Gonzalez for second on the all-time reception list. The catch came late in the fourth quarter of a home loss to the Seahawks.

KNOW THINE ENEMY

Chicago Bears 16, Minnesota Vikings 6: What the heck was that? - Daily Norseman - Ugly from start to finish Ken's Note: Well, I dunno, I liked it :)

Detroit Lions vs. Kansas City Chiefs Week 4 stock report - Pride Of Detroit - It was up and it was down, the perfect game for a stock report as the Lions come up short in the final seconds against an NFL powerhouse.

Detroit Lions game ball vs. Kansas City Chiefs: 5 top performers - Pride Of Detroit - A look at the best performances from the Lions’ Week 4 loss.

Detroit Lions vs. Kansas City Chiefs recap: What just happened? - Pride Of Detroit - A collection of thoughts on the Lions’ Week 4 loss

3 takeaways from the Detroit Lions loss to the Kansas City Chiefs - Pride Of Detroit - Detroit falls just short in a heartbreaker.

Adam Thielen: “At some point . . . you have to be able to hit the deep balls” – ProFootballTalk - Last year's season-ending loss by the Vikings to the Bears included a sideline squabble between receiver Adam Thielen and quarterback Kirk Cousins. Today's season-damaging loss to the Bears included Thielen questioning the team's passing game after the 16-6 loss in Chicago.

IN CASE YOU YOU MISSED IT ON WINDY CITY GRIDIRON

Curl: Chicago Bears shake off injuries and joyfully smother Minnesota Vikings in 16 to 6 home victory - Windy City Gridiron - After coming in shorthanded and losing their quarterback early, the Bears rallied ferociously at the unfortunate expense of their hapless division rivals.

Wiltfong: Mitch Trubisky out with a shoulder injury - Windy City Gridiron - The Chicago Bears have officially ruled quarterback Mitchell Trubisky out for the remainder of today’s game with a left shoulder injury.

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