THE DAILY SPONGIE SPECIAL
Offensive Ceiling is ‘Adequate’. Who Takes the Heat? - Da Bears Blog - Whether Matt Nagy should be fired following the 2020 season is being hammered to death by fans on Twitter. The question does not come with an easy answer.
Bears ‘proud’ of how Alex Bars stepped in at center - 670 The Score - The Bears were proud of second-year offensive lineman Alex Bars, who stepped up and filled a void at center in a loss to the Titans on Sunday. Bars, 25, could play that position once again when the Bears host the Vikings on Monday night.
Chicago Bears rookie WR Darnell Mooney’s success fueled by ability, work ethic - ChicagoBears.com - Thanks to a rare combination of talent, speed and special intangibles, receiver Darnell Mooney has emerged as a dangerous deep threat and key contributor as a Bears rookie.
5 things you may not know about Chicago Bears DE Mario Edwards Jr. - ChicagoBears.com - Bears defensive end Mario Edwards Jr. recorded his second sack of the season on Sunday. Here are five things you may not know about him.
Bears pay tribute to veterans as part of Salute to Service Week - ChicagoBears.com - As a part of Salute to Service Week brought to you by Cigna, the Bears have planned several activities to honor those who have served the nation.
Bears face an early moment of truth Monday vs. Vikings - Chicago Sun-Times - With a 3-game losing streak, the 5-4 Bears look headed to mediocrity. They have a chance to prove their doubters wrong against a Vikings team they usually play well against — 4-0 under Matt Nagy.
Bears’ $70 million man Robert Quinn has 1 sack as pass rush underwhelms - Chicago Sun-Times - Bears GM Ryan Pace thought he was assembling the NFL’s most dominant pass rush by bringing in Quinn. It hasn’t worked out that way.
Has the Chicago Bears' offense hit rock bottom? Is the defense still pulling its weight? The Bear Download podcast previews Week 10 vs. the Minnesota Vikings. - Chicago Tribune - Sinking fast with a three-game losing streak, the Chicago Bears will try and get back on track in Week 10 against the Minnesota Vikings. The Bear Download podcast explores how the Bears offense might be able to right the ship.
Chicago Bears Q&A with Brad Biggs - Chicago Tribune - A third straight loss by the Chicago Bears has readers asking where to assign the blame. Could GM Ryan Pace take the fall if the Bears can’t turn their season around? The Tribune’s Brad Biggs answers that and many other questions.
Bears' NFC North playoff outlook: 5 keys for postseason push – The Athletic - After three straight losses, how can the Bears still make the postseason?
Meet the Minnesota Vikings (with The Athletic's Arif Hasan) - The Chicago Audible Podcast - The Athletics' Arif Hasan joins the show to discuss her takeaways of the Chicago Bears Week 10 opponent - the Minnesota Vikings.
Bears film review: How bad playcalling, execution sunk offense vs. Titans - RSN - The Bears have both a playcalling problem and an execution problem. But which of those is the bigger problem at this point?
NFL has yet to approach NFLPA to bargain over expanded playoffs - ProFootballTalk - When it comes to potentially expanding the 2020 playoffs, the NFL has positioned the cart before the horse.
Tua Tagovailoa to Brian Flores: Thanks for taking shot on me - ProFootballTalk - After the Dolphins beat the Cardinals last Sunday, NFL Films captured quarterback Tua Tagovailoa giving a game ball to head coach Brian Flores as they made their way off the field.
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Vikings Season Halftime Review - Daily Norseman - The Vikings have made it to the halfway point of the season with a disappointing 3-5 record, but there is reason for optimism for the second half, as the team has shown some resilience in the past...
Dalvin Cook wins second straight NFC Offensive Player of the Week Award - Daily Norseman - Not a surprise at all
Skoldiers - 080 - Bears. Beats. Battlestar Galactica. - Daily Norseman - DET Recap and CHI preview
IN CASE YOU MISSED IT ON WINDY CITY GRIDIRON
Wiltfong: Jimmy Graham is the Bears nominee for the 2020 Salute To Service Award - Windy City Gridiron - Earlier today the NFL and the USAA announced the 32 nominees for their tenth annual Salute to Service Award, which is given to “recognize NFL players, coaches, personnel and alumni who demonstrate...
Infante’s 2021 NFL mock draft: Six quarterbacks in the first round? - Windy City Gridiron - Who do the Bears end up with in this first-round mock draft? It may not be the player you’re expecting...
Zimmerman: Danny Parkins on Chicago Bears offense - There’s nothing good - Windy City Gridiron - Danny Parkins joins Bears Banter and discusses the current slump.
Wiltfong’s Chicago Bears Sackwatch 2020: Week 9 vs Tennessee Titans - Windy City Gridiron - We break down the three sacks the Bears allowed to Tennessee...
Salo, Berckes & Curl: WCG’s Three Bears Weigh In On the NFL Standings - Windy City Gridiron - To place the Bears in their appropriate power rankings spot, we call upon our friends Optimistic Bear, Realistic Bear, and Pessimistic Bear.
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