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The Bear’s Den, November 28, 2020

Mitch is back in against the Packers for Sunday’s game. Are you excited?

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Mitch Trubisky: Chicago Bears benching was 'blind side' - Chicago Tribune - Chicago Bears quarterback Mitch Trubisky openly admitted Friday he didn’t have an easy time moving into the backup role after coach Matt Nagy benched him in late September.

Chicago Bears podcast: Mitch Trubisky is back as starting QB - Chicago Tribune - The move is officially official: Mitch Trubisky will be the starting quarterback for the Chicago Bears against the Green Bay Packers, and Dan Wiederer and Brad Biggs are here to break it down on the Bear Download podcast.

Mitch Trubisky's return means a lot to Matt Nagy as well – The Athletic - What will the next six games mean for Matt Nagy and Mitch Trubisky?

Bears-Packers: Another lopsided rivalry game? – The Athletic - Here's what to watch for on Sunday Night Football.

Bears-Packers: Another lopsided rivalry game? – The Athletic - Here's what to watch for on Sunday Night Football.

Week 12: Chicago Bears vs. Green Bay Packers in prime time - Chicago Tribune - Facing the Green Bay Packers in prime time has rarely been a feel-good experience for the Chicago Bears. Over the previous 20 seasons, the Bears are 5-12 against the Packers in prime time. And many of those losses have been harrowing experiences, fully illuminating the team’s biggest flaws and most extreme failures.

Mitch Trubisky has nothing to lose in final shot as Bears’ starting QB - RSN - Mitch Trubisky will get one final shot to start for the Bears on Sunday against the Packers. If it goes well, he'll start again. If not? Nothing changes for the impending free agent.

Matt Nagy announces Bears will start Mitch Trubisky against Packers - RSN - Trubisky's QB1 for the first time since Week 3.

Mitchell Trubisky Officially Named Starter Vs. Packers - - Matt Nagy confirmed the obvious.

Mitchell Trubisky named Chicago Bears starting QB for Week 12 game at Green Bay Packers - 670 The Score - Bears coach Matt Nagy made it official after practice Friday, announcing that Mitchell Trubisky will start at quarterback Sunday night in Green Bay.

Mitchell Trubisky thrilled to return as Chicago Bears starting QB for Week 12 - - Two months after being demoted, Mitchell Trubisky is thrilled to return as the Bears starting quarterback Sunday night against the Packers in Green Bay.

Injury Update: Chicago Bears DT Hicks, LT Charles Leno Jr. will be game-time decisions for Week 12 game at Green Bay Packers - - Bears defensive tackle Akiem Hicks (hamstring) and left tackle Charles Leno Jr. (toe) both missed practice again Friday with injuries and will be game-time decisions Sunday night against the Packers.

Roster Move: Chicago Bears activate S Eddie Jackson from Reserve/COVID-19 list - - Bears safety Eddie Jackson was moved from the COVID-19 list back to the active roster Friday and is expected to start Sunday night’s NFC North battle in Green Bay.

670 Staff Predictions: Bears-Packers - 670 The Score - The Bears (5-5) visit the Packers (7-3) on Sunday night. Pregame coverage on 670 The Score with Hub Arkush, Olin Kreutz and Patrick Mannelly starts at 4 p.m.

Bears name Mitchell Trubisky starting quarterback for Sunday - 670 The Score - The Bears have named Mitchell Trubisky their starting quarterback against the Packers on Sunday night, coach Matt Nagy said Friday. The team listed Nick Foles as doubtful to play due to a hip injury.

Bears activate Eddie Jackson from COVID-19 reserve list - 670 The Score - The Bears have activated star safety Eddie Jackson from the COVID-19 reserve list, the team announced Friday morning. Jackson was deemed a close contact to an individual outside the Bears organization who tested positive for the virus.

Bears likely need win over Packers to keep playoff hopes alive - Chicago Sun-Times - The wild-card race in the NFC is beginning to narrow. The Bears will need to overtake the Cardinals and hold off the Vikings to get in, and that means they’ll probably need a win over Green Bay either Sunday or in Week 17.

Bears DE Akiem Hicks, LT Charles Leno questionable for Sunday vs. Packers - Chicago Sun-Times - Hicks did not practice this week as he recovers from a hamstring injury he suffered against the Vikings. Eddie Jackson activated from reserve/COVID-19 list and is expected to play.

The Bears are Mitch Trubisky’s team again — maybe for the rest of the season - Chicago Sun-Times - Trubisky was somehow “caught off guard” by his Week 3 benching — no one else was — and now he gets a chance to win back his job.

Bears name QB Mitch Trubisky the starter — but for how long? - Chicago Sun-Times - Matt Nagy spilled the worst-kept secret in the Chicago area Friday when he named Mitch Trubisky the Bears’ starting quarterback. But he wouldn’t answer the more compelling follow-up.

Bears’ Mitch Trubisky podcast: The Bears have a new QB, but will it matter? - Chicago Sun-Times - Mitch Trubisky is officially back and will start against the Packers.

Bears activate Eddie Jackson from COVID-19 list, expect him to play Sunday - Chicago Sun-Times - Jackson did not test positive for the coronavirus but was a close contact of someone outside Halas Hall that did. By NFL rule, he had to quarantine for five days.


Ex-Bear Brandon Marshall works to end stigma surrounding mental illness - Chicago Sun-Times - “It’s cool scoring touchdowns. It’s cool making it to the NFL. That was an amazing journey. But when you are in a position to potentially save a life, that’s a phenomenal experience,” Marshall said.

Ravens coach John Harbaugh: “We will be prepared to play the Steelers” - ProFootballTalk - “We appreciate the efforts of the NFL and Pittsburgh Steelers throughout this process,” Harbaugh said, “while we all work to create an environment that keeps the health and safety of everyone involved at the forefront of each decision.

Week 12 injury report for Sunday’s slate of NFL action - - Official injury report and game day designations for all 12 Sunday games in Week 12.

Texans officially release Kenny Stills - ProFootballTalk - Attention, contenders: A veteran receiver with plenty of experience is available. As long as none of the non-contenders claim him.

NFL moves Ravens-Steelers to Tuesday night - ProFootballTalk - ESPN reports that the league has moved Sunday’s Ravens-Steelers game to Tuesday night.


Packers list six as questionable for Bears game on Friday Injury Report - Acme Packing Company - MVS and Kevin King are among the players whose statuses are still uncertain for Sunday night’s game.

Packers-Bears Week 12 Q&A: The Bears’ defense is still elite - Acme Packing Company - Jeff Berckes of Windy City Gridiron returns to answer questions about the Bears defense, which is still making things difficult for opposing offenses.

Packers claimed DT Anthony Rush on waivers from Bears, place two on injured reserve - Acme Packing Company - Green Bay added a former Chicago player to help offset the loss of a reserve defensive lineman.

Robert Tonyan is playing like the best tight end in the NFC this season - Acme Packing Company - Believe it or not, Bob is a threat to put up the best tight end season in Green Bay history.

Lions Week 12 report card: Turnovers kill Detroit early, coaches finish the job late - Pride Of Detroit - Turnovers + bad coach = Thanksgiving disaster.

Detroit Lions Week 12 snap counts: Injuries introduce new faces to lineup - Pride Of Detroit - A few players rose to the occasion on Thursday.

Ask POD: And now, we wait... - Pride Of Detroit - While we wait for the inevitable, let’s do a mailbag

Notes: Yes, we’re all still waiting too - Pride Of Detroit - How long until someone steps up to the cameras to say something?


Wiltfong: Bears vs Packers Injury Report: Trubisky will start, Foles is doubtful - Windy City Gridiron - The Chicago Bears have revealed their final injury report for their game against the Green Bay Packers, and in doing so have ended the worst kept secret at Halas Hall.

Householder and Berckes' Best Bets: Chicago Bears-Green Bay Packers game picks on spread, total - Windy City Gridiron - Literally no one in Chicago is excited for this week so let’s just make the picks and get out of here

Wiltfong: What is the best case scenario for the Bears against the Packers? - Windy City Gridiron - What do you want to see happen on Sunday Night Football?

Wiltfong: Eddie Jackson activated from Reserve/COVID-19 list - Windy City Gridiron - The Chicago Bears got some Black Friday good news today as Pro Bowl safety Eddie Jackson was activated from the Reserve/COVID-19 list.


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