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The Bear’s Den, February 26, 2021

Russell Wilson would accept a trade to Chicago? Sign me up for some of that!

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Khalil Mack #52 of the Chicago Bears ruahes Russell Wilson #3 of the Seattle Seahawks at Soldier Field on September 17, 2018 in Chicago, Illinois. The Bears defeated the Seahawks 24-17.
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THE DAILY SPONGIE SPECIAL

BEARRRSSSS

Russell Wilson trade destinations: How Saints, Bears, Cowboys, Raiders could work for Seahawks QB – The Athletic - Our Raiders, Saints, Bears and Cowboys writers present their best trade offers for Russell Wilson and Michael-Shawn Dugar makes his pick.

Bears could do worse than days of Rex Grossman, Kyle Orton – The Athletic - Where do Rex Grossman and Kyle Orton rank on the all-time list of Chicago Bears quarterbacks?

Russell Wilson trade: Bears reportedly on Seahawks QB’s short list - RSN - Well this would be very fun.

Russell Wilson trade: Bears persistent in pursuit of Seahawks QB - RSN - The plot thickens.

Deshaun Watson, Russell Wilson get Bears recruitment pitch from Tarik Cohen - RSN - Keep up the good work, Cohen!

How One Inexpensive Restricted Free Agent Can Bolster Bears - Sports Illustrated - Catching passes isn’t everything a tight end is supposed to do and the Chicago Bears could stand to improve their tight end corps by adding a cheaper restricted free agent who has a very particular set of skills.

How Chicago Bears Could Hurt Green Bay in Free Agency - Sports Illustrated - Restricted free agency rarely helps many teams but the Chicago Bears could find several potential depth additions and even one big contributor among Green Bay’s large pile of restricted free agents

Chalk Talk: How will COVID-19 change preparations for the 2021 NFL Draft? - NFL.com - Senior writer Larry Mayer discusses how the pre-draft process will be different this year due to COVID-19, how the players involved in the Khalil Mack trade fared in 2020 and the only British-born player in Bears history.

Three Thoughts on Potential Allen Robinson Tag-and-Trade - Da Bears Blog - The only time I’ve gotten a scoop wrong on Twitter was during a conversation I had with Robinson last spring, suggesting he would be extended shortly.

Source: Bears to sign back RB Ryan Nall - 670 The Score - The Bears will re-sign running back Ryan Nall, a source said Thursday. Nall, 25, has been a key special teams player for Chicago over the past three seasons.

Russell Wilson trade interest: Seahawks have received 10+ inquiries - NFL.com - More than 10 teams have called the Seahawks to inquire about Russell Wilson’s availability, NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport reported Thursday, following Wilson’s recent critical public comments.

Agent says Russell Wilson would accept a trade only to the Cowboys, Saints, Raiders, or Bears - ProFootballTalk - Agent Mark Rodgers has confirmed to ESPN something that PFT reported 13 days ago: Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson has not yet requested a trade.

Mel Kiper mock draft pegs Florida WR Kadarius Toney to Bears - Chicago Sun-Times - ESPN’s veteran draft analyst has three teams — the Falcons, 49ers and Patriots — trading up in an early run on quarterbacks, with five QBs going in the top nine picks.

Russell Wilson trade rumors: Bears are on Wilson’s trade list - Chicago Sun-Times - The Bears are on Wilson’s short list of four teams he would agree to be traded to — if the Seahawks end up trading him. But, just like the Deshaun Watson scenario, it’s another long shot.

Column: Russell Wilson would solve Chicago Bears’ QB dilemma - Chicago Tribune - The best news for Ryan Pace in his quest to find a franchise quarterback is that Russell Wilson reportedly would consider playing for the Chicago Bears. Turning fantasy — bringing Bronko Nagurski’s retired No. 3 jersey out of retirement to give to Wilson — into reality is the difficult part.

Chicago Bears: Reaction to Russell Wilson trade rumors - Chicago Tribune - The trade report on QB Russell Wilson was less than 30 minutes old when Chicago Bears running back Tarik Cohen decided to take a swing.

Russell Wilson and the Bears: Could a trade really be reached for the star QB? – The Athletic - With the Bears reportedly on Russell Wilson’s short list of teams, what would it take from Chicago to trade for him? We discuss.

POLISH SAUSAGE

Report: Deshaun Watson met with David Culley, refuses to play for Texans - ProFootballTalk - New Houston head coach David Culley got the word directly from the source: Deshaun Watson has no intention of playing for the Texans ever again.

Report: Russell Wilson "stormed out" after his ideas for fixing Seattle's offense were dismissed - ProFootballTalk - Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson publicly said what he needed to say in the days after the Super Bowl.

KNOW THINE ENEMY

2021 Lions free agent profiles: Moving on from Marvin Jones Jr. make sense for both - Pride Of Detroit - Spoiler: Probably not.

IN CASE YOU MISSED IT ON WINDY CITY GRIDIRON

Infante: Russell Wilson would consider trade to Bears - Windy City Gridiron - The eight-time Pro Bowler has the Bears on his shortlist of preferred destinations, should he be traded,

Wiltfong: Chicago Bears re-sign Ryan Nall - Windy City Gridiron - The Bears have begun to assemble their 2021 offseason roster.

Wiltfong: Bears have been “really persistent” regarding Russell Wilson trade - Windy City Gridiron - The Bears are again linked to a quarterback rumored to be available...

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