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The Bear’s Den, November 24, 2020

Will Trubisky start? Will Foles? Tyler Bray? Kyle Sloter? Shane Falco? Uncle Rico? Deep down in your heart of hearts, you are rooting for Uncle Rico, aren’t you?

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Bears place Eddie Jackson on COVID-19 reserve list - 670 The Score - The Bears placed star safety Eddie Jackson on the COVID-19 reserve list, the team announced Monday. It’s not clear whether Jackson tested positive for the virus or was deemed a close contact.

Roster Move: Chicago Bears put S Eddie Jackson on Reserve/COVID-19 list - - The Bears on Monday placed safety Eddie Jackson on the reserve/COVID-19 list, a roster designation for players who either test positive for COVID-19 or who have been in close contact with an infected person.

Bears not yet ready to name starting QB against Packers - 670 The Score - The Bears on Monday weren’t yet ready to name a starting quarterback between Nick Foles and Mitchell Trubisky for their game at the Green Bay Packers on Sunday night.

Will the Chicago Bears have answers in time for their clash with the Green Bay Packers? The Bear Download podcast dives in. - Chicago Tribune - The Chicago Bears need answers — and fast — as they try to recover from their four-game losing streak in time to make the playoffs. The Bear Download podcast tries to provide some, starting with reinserting Mitch Trubisky at quarterback.

Chicago Bears QB switch to Mitch Trubisky still on table - Chicago Tribune - Chicago Bears coach Matt Nagy said a possible quarterback switch from Nick Foles back to Mitch Trubisky remains “on the table”. Meanwhile, the Bears put safety Eddie Jackson on the reserve/COVID-19 list after he was identified as a close contact of someone outside of Halas Hall who tested positive.

Chicago Bears: What's working, not working on offense - Chicago Tribune - Allen Robinson and Darnell Mooney are working. The offensive line and quarterbacks are not. A look at the Chicago Bears offense at the break.

What will Bears run game look like after the bye? – The Athletic - How did Matt Nagy's self-scouting go?

Bears' playoff push: QB change? More Cole Kmet? – The Athletic - It's time for the Bears to get Cole Kmet more targets, but is Nick Foles capable of doing that?

Bears safety Eddie Jackson placed on reserve/COVID-19 list - RSN - Bears safety and defensive leader Eddie Jackson has been placed on the reserve/COVID-19 list.

Simms: Disappointed in Nick Foles, time to start Mitch Trubisky again - RSN - Neither QB has looked good this season, but for the Bears' current offense Trubisky can help more.

Final Six Games Will Determine Nagy’s Fate - Da Bears Blog - There’s no evidence that Matt Nagy can fix the Chicago Bears offense. But if he’s going to keep his job, he has no choice.

Grounded Bears’ offense looking for post-bye spark - Chicago Sun-Times - Coach Matt Nagy is hoping a revived run game can help the Bears’ other offensive maladies — quarterback rating (27th), third-down efficiency (31st) and red-zone touchdown percentage (31st).

Why are the Bears having problems at tight end? - Chicago Sun-Times - One reason is that they drafted Cole Kmet in the second round in April and don’t seem to know how to use him.

David Montgomery’s return means Bears’ run game will be slightly better vs. Packers - Chicago Sun-Times - Montgomery hasn’t been a game-changer since the Bears drafted him, but not many running backs could succeed behind this offensive line anyway. Getting him back for the Packers game should help at least a little.

Matt Nagy shouldn’t wait to name Bears’ starting QB - Chicago Sun-Times - Bears coach Matt Nagy should have emerged from his bye-week bunker Monday with something bold to say.

Bears RB David Montgomery at practice after missing a game with concussion - Chicago Sun-Times - Montgomery suffered the head injury late in the Bears’ 24-17 loss to the Titans on Nov. 8.

Bears QB Mitch Trubisky in attendance at practice - Chicago Sun-Times - Quarterback Nick Foles, who hurt his right hip seven days ago against the Vikings, was not spotted during the portion of Bears practice open to the media on Monday.

Will the Chicago Bears have answers in time for their clash with the Green Bay Packers? The Bear Download podcast dives in. - Chicago Tribune - The Chicago Bears need answers — and fast — as they try to recover from their four-game losing streak in time to make the playoffs. The Bear Download podcast tries to provide some, starting with reinserting Mitch Trubisky at quarterback.


NFL further tightens COVID-19 protocols - ProFootballTalk - As the NFL continues to struggle with the pandemic, the NFL has once again enhanced the rules aimed at limiting the spread of the virus.

Bills' Tommy Sweeney out for the season with myocarditis stemming from COVID-19 - ProFootballTalk - Sweeney, who was placed on the COVID-19 reserve list on October 24, has developed myocarditis, a heart condition related to COVID-19, and will miss the rest of the season.

Report: MRI shows Joe Burrow's knee injury is even worse than believed - ProFootballTalk - An MRI today showed more damage than the Bengals’ medical staff anticipated, Adam Schefter of ESPN. That includes a torn ACL, torn MCL and other structural issues in his knee.


Vikings Path to the Playoffs Narrows Considerably - Daily Norseman - The Vikings loss to the Cowboys puts them at 4-6 on the season, and while they still have a narrow window to make the playoffs, the odds of them making the playoffs lengthened considerably after...

Breaking down the call: What went wrong on the Lions’ negated 51-yard touchdown? - Pride Of Detroit - A breakdown of why the Lions’ touchdown was negated and who messed up?

A 2010-style loss should provide Packers fans with reasons for hope - Acme Packing Company - The Packers managed to lose in hilarious fashion but thoroughly outplayed the Colts.


Chicago Bears WR Allen Robinson II determined to finish season strong - - With six games left in the regular season, receiver Allen Robinson II is determined to finish the season strong.

Chicago Bears head coach Matt Nagy not ready to name Nick Foles or Mitchell Trubisky starting vs. Green Bay Packers - - With Nick Foles and Mitchell Trubisky both continuing to deal with injuries, Bears coach Matt Nagy wasn’t ready on Monday to name a starting quarterback for Sunday night’s game in Green Bay.

Infante: Spice Adams talks NFL career, social media stardom and more! - Windy City Gridiron - In an exclusive interview with Windy City Gridiron, Anthony ‘Spice’ Adams talks about his time with the Bears, his career as an online personality, his grilling habits, and much more.

Wilfong: Trubisky seems to be the healthier QB right now - Windy City Gridiron - Mitchell Trubisky injured his throwing shoulder on Sunday, November 1 against the New Orleans Saints. He visited a shoulder specialist on November 6 and has been rehabbing it ever since while being...

Wiltfong: Bears currently set to draft at 16th overall - Windy City Gridiron - Every team in the NFL is either below .500 (16 teams) or over .500 (15 teams) except one, the 5-5 Chicago Bears.


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