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The Bear’s Den, February 5, 2021

Super Bowl memories flow from the all-too-long-ago distant past for the Chicago Bears this week

John Fisher of Albany, New York, poses with his bear hat at the NFL Experience outside Dolphins Stadium at Super Bowl XLI in Miami, Florida, on Sunday, February 4, 2007. Photo by Walter Michot/Miami Herald/Tribune News Service via Getty Images

THE DAILY SPONGIE SPECIAL

BEARRRSSSS

Bears’ Jimmy Graham explains emotions running off field after TD vs. Saints - RSN - After scoring the Bears’ lone touchdown, Graham simply kept running into the locker room.

Bears Super Bowl memories: How Lance Briggs rallied team after loss to Colts - RSN - Leading when a team’s winning is easy, but leading during tough times is much harder.

How Allen Robinson helped Bears rookie WR Darnell Mooney in 2020 - RSN - He’s got a need for speed.

Chicago Bears WR Anthony Miller surprises student journalist with gifts - ChicagoBears.com - Receiver Anthony Miller surprised Leo Catholic High School student David Gross, an aspiring sports journalist, with a free Invisalign® treatment and an autographed jersey.

David Gross ’22 interviews Chicago Bear Anthony Miller – Leo High School - Anthony Miller of the Chicago Bears is my favorite NFL wide receiver, so I was really excited when the Bears offered me an opportunity to interview him.

Could the Bears turn to Nick Foles to start 2021? – The Athletic - We run through several of the possible Bears QB scenarios involving Nick Foles for 2021.

Super Bowl: 4 Chicagoland health care workers get tickets - Chicago Tribune - Four Advocate health care workers were selected to receive an all-expenses-paid trip to Super Bowl LV this weekend, provided by the Chicago Bears and the NFL.

How to watch Sunday's Super Bowl: Tampa Bay Buccanneers vs. Kansas City Chiefs - Chicago Tribune - The hype for Super Bowl LV, pitting the Tampa Bay Buccaneers against the Kansas City Chiefs, is through the roof. Here's what to know about watching the game, from the time to the halftime show to how CBS' schedule lays out on Feb. 7.

For Kyle Long, mother knows best when it comes to broadcasting - Chicago Sun-Times - The former Bears Pro Bowl offensive lineman’s show, "That Other Pregame Show," will kick off CBS’ Super Bowl coverage at 10:30 a.m. Sunday.

Michael Pitre: Chicago Bears hire new running backs coach - Chicago Tribune - The Chicago Bears announced the hiring of Michael Pitre as their new running backs coach as Matt Nagy's coaching staff continues to take shape.

Compelling personalities, style of Super Bowl teams give Bears fans something fun to watch - Chicago Sun-Times - Do you remember when football was fun in Chicago? It’s been a while. But you’ll get a fresh reminder of what it’s like when the Chiefs and Buccaneers take the field Sunday.

Super Bowl notebook: Bears could get helpful bump in 2021 salary cap - Chicago Sun-Times - Plus, a potential quarterback option is essentially off the market, and the NFL seems prepared for the 2021 season to look similar to the current one.

POLISH SAUSAGE

Roger Goodell: NFL prepared for more ‘uncertainty’ in 2021 - 670 The Score - NFL commissioner Roger Goodell declined to speculate as to how normal the 2021 season will be, saying the league is preparing itself for more potential challenges.

Dr. Anthony Fauci advises against Super Bowl parties - 670 The Score - Dr. Anthony Fauci strongly advised against hosting or attending Super Bowl parties in order to avoid the spread of coronavirus, telling football fans to instead “just lay low and cool it.”

Jim Irsay: Andrew Luck is more retired now than he was a year and a half ago - ProFootballTalk - “I’ll tell you this, Chris, and to all Colt fans,” Irsay told Chris Widlic of CBS 4. “I think everyone just needs to digest this fact that he’s more retired now than he was a year and a half ago. I mean, he is retired.

KNOW THINE ENEMY

Former Rams coach Jeff Fisher believes Jared Goff still has ‘a lot left’ - Pride Of Detroit - Goff’s original NFL head coach is still in his corner.

IN CASE YOU MISSED IT ON WINDY CITY GRIDIRON

Wiltfong's Chicago Bears 2021 Roster Turnover: Running backs to get a boost with the return of Tarik Cohen - Windy City Gridiron - In this 13 part series we’ll take an in depth look at each position group for the Chicago Bears with an eye towards the 2021 season. We’ll speculate on who stays, who goes, and some potential additions we’d like to see general manager Ryan Pace make.

What is your favorite Super Bowl food? - Windy City Gridiron - After putting this article together I’m really hungry for some tasty vittles!

Chicago Bears’ 2021 off-season roundtable: Whatever it takes - Windy City Gridiron - The Bears’ leaders have a stark choice. Push in whatever chips they have left to try and win soon, or cut their losses and gamble again, when ready, in the future. Whatever path they take likely defines the organization for the next decade.

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