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The Bear’s Den, November 13, 2020

Montgomery is still out with a concussion, and Robertson-Harris is done for the season as injuries mount

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NFL: SEP 20 Giants at Bears
New York Giants quarterback Daniel Jones (8) battles with Chicago Bears defensive end Roy Robertson-Harris (95) to throw the football in action during a game between the Chicago Bears and the New York Giants on September 20, 2020 at Soldier Field in Chicago
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Bears Quietly Think They Found Something In Daniel McCullers - Sports Mockery - Daniel McCullers arrived to the Bears roster with little fanfare in September. After his first game in Tennessee, moods have shifted.

Attempting to fix the Bears' offense & why won't Matt Nagy give up play calling? - Hoge & Jahns - Podcasts - The Athletic - After yet another pitiful performance from the Bears' offense under Nick Foles, The Adams attempt to do the impossible and find ways to fix it. Is Matt Nagy not calling plays the answer? Back to Mitch Trubisky?

Bears coach Matt Nagy stays upbeat with season teetering - Chicago Sun-Times - Nagy always thinks the Bears are just about to turn the corner. He needs to be right about that Monday against the Vikings. Otherwise, they’ll be 5-5 with a trip to Green Bay up next, and the outlook would be bleak.

David Montgomery concussion another blow to Bears run game - Chicago Sun-Times - The Bears’ options if Montgomery can’t play: undrafted free agent Ryan Nall, veteran Lamar Miller, undrafted rookie Artavis Pierce and former wide receiver Cordarrelle Patterson.

Bears injury report: David Montgomery, Mitch Trubisky still out - Chicago Sun-Times - Montgomery suffered a concussion during Sunday’s loss to the Titans.

Bears GM Ryan Pace’s mistakes on offense necessitate rebuild - Chicago Sun-Times - Pace built a winner on defense but has undercut that work with his mistakes on an offense that looks totally broken. The Bears need a full rebuild, and he can’t be the one to do it.

Chicago Bears: Why gaining 1 yard has been a challenge - Chicago Tribune - The Chicago Bears malfunctioned twice on fourth-and-1 in Sunday's loss at Tennessee. It was more evidence of how a bottom-tier offense struggles with the basics, too often making the task of gaining 1 measly yard look like a grueling attempt to complete an American Ninja Warrior course.

Chicago Bears RB David Montgomery doesn't practice Thursday, remains in NFL’s concussion protocol - Bears running back David Montgomery did not practice Thursday and remains in the NFL’s concussion protocol. It is unclear whether the second-year pro will be able to play Monday night against the Vikings.

Roster Move: Chicago Bears place DE Roy Robertson-Harris on injured reserve - - The Bears on Thursday placed defensive end Roy Robertson-Harris on injured reserve with a shoulder injury he sustained in last Sunday’s loss to the Titans.

Roster Move: Bears activate S Deon Bush from Reserve/COVID-19 list - - The Bears on Thursday activated safety Deon Bush from the reserve/COVID-19 list. Bush missed last Sunday’s loss to the Titans after being placed on the COVID-19 list the night before the game.

Chalk Talk: Is Chicago Bears NT Bilal Nichols having his best season? - - Senior writer Larry Mayer discusses whether defensive tackle Bilal Nichols is having his best NFL season, the last time to face the NFL’s rushing leader in back-to-back games and how the Bears have fared on Monday Night Football.

Bears midseason grades: Defense ascending, offense flailing – The Athletic - Nine games in, we zoom out on the Bears as a whole for a midseason report card.

Bears kidding themselves in still giving Nick Foles benefit of the doubt - RSN - Nick Foles is dangerously close to being a failure in 2020. The Bears cannot continue to give him time, or trust the process that’s led him and this offense to this point.

Simms: Matt Nagy more to blame for Bears offense than Ryan Pace - RSN - In the end both have made mistakes.

Health Situation Looks No Better This Week for Bears - - In fact, they may actually be worse than before the last game.

Bears Need to Win Mismatches with Rookies to Beat Vikings - - The trouble for the Vikings is they have made a youth movement this year and at times it’s difficult to maintain that discipline, whether it’s on the offensive or defensive side of the ball.

Montgomery remains in concussion protocol, Robinson limited - 670 The Score - Bears running back David Montgomery remained in the concussion protocol Thursday, while top receiver Allen Robinson was limited in practice with a knee issue as each was part of the team’s lengthy injury report.

Bears put Roy Robertson-Harris on injured reserve - ProFootballTalk - Word broke earlier this week that Bears defensive end Roy Robertson-Harris will miss the rest of the season after having shoulder surgery and the team moved him off the active roster on Thursday.


Exclusive Interview with Dalvin Cook - Daily Norseman - Yes. . .THE Dalvin Cook


Wiltfong: Bears list 16 players on today’s injury report, Robertson-Harris placed on IR - Windy City Gridiron - To be completely fair, not everyone on the Chicago Bears injury report for today is listed due to injury, but the report also doesn’t account for defensive lineman Roy Robertson-Harris, who was...

Wiltfong: Bears activate Deon Bush from the Reserve/COVID-19 list - Windy City Gridiron - The Chicago Bears have activated safety Deon Bush from the reserve/COVID-19 list.

Householder's Week 10 Game Preview: Chicago Bears-Minnesota Vikings - Windy City Gridiron - Is this a trap game heading into a bye, a get-right game or just another slog fest because the Bears are bad?


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