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The Bear’s Den, March 1, 2021

March is here! We are just two weeks away before the legal negotiating period for free agency begins!

Rich Campbell: Bears restrained approach to free agency affirms their bet on QB Mitch Trubisky
Chicago Bears quarterback Mitch Trubisky (10) celebrates with fans after the Bears defeated the Green Bay Packers, 24-17, to clinch the NFC North title on December 16, 2018, at Soldier Field in Chicago.
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THE DAILY SPONGIE SPECIAL

BEARRRSSSS

Nick Foles — remember him? — still an option for Bears at QB - Chicago Sun-Times - If the dream scenarios don’t pan out, the Bears aren’t likely to get a quarterback who is much better in their current offense than Foles, who had a tough 2020 season — under difficult circumstances.

POLISH SAUSAGE

2021 NFL offseason: All 32 teams' QB situations ahead of free agency, draft - NFL.com - Nick Shook assesses each NFL team's quarterback situation ahead of free agency and the 2021 NFL Draft. Who's set at the game's most important position? Who's at a crossroads? And who needs help?

Russell Wilson and Deshaun Watson would be fantasy QBs for Bears fans sick of reality – The Athletic - Twitter and sports radio went wild over a simple tweet that Russell Wilson would consider playing for the Bears.

Top 10 tight ends for 2021 NFL Draft: There’s Kyle Pitts and then everyone else – The Athletic - After Florida’s Kyle Pitts, who should go in the top 10, there are four prospects who should be selected on Day 2 of the NFL Draft.

State of the Chicago Bears 2021: Offense (Part 2) - Chicago Audible Podcast - Listen as the guys continue analyzing the current state of the Chicago Bears’ Offense by taking a look at the tight ends and wide receivers.

Brandon Marshall: Bears allow Russell Wilson ‘to win in style,’ be ‘iconic’ - RSN - Russell Wilson has a lot to gain by winning with the Chicago Bears.

Report: Russell Wilson views Bears as chance to bridge into NFL management - RSN - The Bears’ offense has struggled, mainly because of quarterback play, so why does Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson have them on his list?

Robinson: Chicago Bears One Stop Shop - Meh. (animated gif) - Windy City Gridiron - In the latest One Stop Shop, Will Robinson II (aka WhiskeyRanger) has a shiny new Bears Reaction GIF for you, just in time for the off-season!

KNOW THINE ENEMY

The Detroit Lions appear to be taking a modern approach to team building - Pride Of Detroit - Exploring what building from the outside in would look like this offseason

IN CASE YOU MISSED IT ON WINDY CITY GRIDIRON

Wiltfong's Mocking the Mocks: Chicago’s needs addressed in this 3-rounder - Windy City Gridiron - While it’s fun seeing what the draftniks have the Chicago Bears doing in the first round of the 2021 NFL Draft, it’s even more fun when the mocks dive further down the board and include multiple...

Infante: 2021 NFL Draft - Slot receivers who could interest Bears - Windy City Gridiron - The Bears could be in the market for a slot receiver in the 2021 NFL Draft, and these six weapons fit the bill.

Berckes & Snyder's Bears Over Beers: Decoding Free Agency with Brad Spielberger of PFF - Windy City Gridiron - Kicking off their third season, Jeff and EJ are joined by Brad Spielberger to talk salary cap, contracts, and free agency.

Wiltfong's Mocking the Mocks: Would the Bears pass on Justin Fields at 20? - Windy City Gridiron - The latest mock draft from NFL.com’s Charley Casserly has the Bears going in a strange direction.

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