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The Bear’s Den, December 29, 2021

It’s turnaround day again in the Den, so it’s out with the Seahawks and in with the Giants

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Nick Foles #9 of the Chicago Bears looks on before the game against the Seattle Seahawks at Lumen Field on December 26, 2021 in Seattle
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Bears 1st-and-10: Early firing period not a factor for franchise - Chicago Sun-Times - As much as the Bears have struggled to find the right coach under normal search circumstances, what are the odds they’ll find their guy in a two-hour Zoom call?

Bears’ Allen Robinson back from coronavirus ‘beast,’ still doesn’t feel normal - Chicago Sun-Times - Allen Robinson came off the reserve/COVID-19 list Monday, but the coronavirus is still not done with him. Tuesday, the Bears receiver said he’s still trying to get back to normal after a 10-day quarantine.

Can Bears’ Nick Foles pass his ‘microwave’ vibes down to Justin Fields? - Chicago Sun-Times - The question shouldn’t be why Fields couldn’t do what Foles did; it should be how Foles can help Fields get to that point as soon as possible.

Allen Robinson: How COVID hit Chicago Bears receiver - Chicago Tribune - Chicago Bears wide receiver Allen Robinson said he no longer is contagious with COVID-19 but is “still kind of fighting through” being sick, something he said he doesn’t deal with often.

Wiltfong & Berckes' Bear & Balanced: Top lineman, stat of the week, hot, cold, just right and more! - Windy City Gridiron - We’re taking a (mostly) level-headed look at the Bears vs Seahawks game


Jeff Dickerson: Chicago sports radio reporter dies at 44 of cancer - Chicago Tribune - Radio reporter Jeff Dickerson, a beloved and respected figure on the Chicago sports scene, died Tuesday at age 44 after a bout with cancer

John Madden dies: Hall of Fame NFL coach, broadcaster was 85 - Chicago Tribune - Hall of Fame coach turned broadcaster John Madden, whose exuberant calls combined with simple explanations provided a weekly soundtrack to NFL games for three decades, died Tuesday morning, the NFL said. He was 85.

NFL legend John Madden passes away at 85 - 670 The Score - In sad news on Tuesday evening, the NFL announced that legendary coach and broadcaster John Madden had passed away. He was 85 years old.


Sunderbruch: Fact Check Update - Windy City Drafts - Windy City Gridiron - Yeah, people have already made up their minds on Ryan Pace. Still, for the curious, here are some numbers to put his results in context.

Householder’s Stock up, stock down: Chicago Bears-Seattle Seahawks recap - Windy City Gridiron - The Bears won and it wasn’t even against Detroit!


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