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The Bear’s Den, June 8, 2021

How long will Andy Dalton hold off Justin Fields for the starters job in Chicago?

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THE DAILY SPONGIE SPECIAL

BEARRRSSSS

Chicago Bears: 5 potential surprise veteran cuts team could pursue - Da Windy City ​- The Chicago Bears still need some help in a few areas, and there are a handful of veterans they could sign who may be surprisingly cut.

Bilal Nichols Reaches Crucial Season with Chicago Bears - Sports Illustrated ​- Chicago Bears 2021 Player Projections: In his contract year, defensive end Bilal Nichols appears to be one lineman the Chicago Bears might want to keep after they developed him from a fifth-round draft pick.

Chicago Bears need more from Javon Wims, Riley Ridley - Sports Illustrated ​- Chicago Bears coach Matt Nagy and GM Ryan Pace talk about a deep wide receiver corps and great competition in camp but one of those specific receiver spots has very little in terms of potential talent behind the starter.

Chicago Bears Fantasy Football Projections for 2021 - Sports Illustrated ​- The Chicago Bears haven’t been an offensive power but they have had a few players on offense break through as top fantasy plays, while their defensive players are standouts in IDP leagues, so here is the list of this year’s projections.

Bears’ Breakout Players to Watch in 2021 Training Camp - Bleacher Report ​- Over the past decade, the Chicago Bears haven’t experienced much postseason success. They’ve made the playoffs in two of the past three years, but they haven’t won a postseason game since the 2010 season...

Personal QB coach explains what he worked on with Fields - 670 The Score ​- Former NFL quarterback John Beck has worked as a personal coach for new Chicago Bears quarterback Justin Fields, and he explained part of their work together and why he sees traits of an “outstanding quarterback” in Fields.

Hub Arkush: What if Andy Dalton actually plays well this season? – Shaw Local ​- Will the Bears put Justin Fields on the Patrick Mahomes-plan if Andy Dalton plays well enough to allow them to?

The Bears Are Gonna Be So Fast in 2021 - Bleacher Nation ​- With the offense stuck in the mud, the Bears are turning to speedsters to get unstuck.

David Montgomery's Trainer Says the Bears RB Has Added 1.5 MPH to His Running Speed - Bleacher Nation ​- David Montgomery is apparently faster now than he was when he was eluding Big 12 would-be tacklers.

POLISH SAUSAGE

Mitchell Trubisky Wanted to Start, But is Ready for a Clean Slate in Buffalo - Bleacher Nation ​- Mitchell Trubisky’s first public comments since leaving Chicago came in an interview with The Buffalo News. Let’s check out some highlights.

Buccaneers coach Bruce Arians, GM Jason Licht receive new contracts - NFL.com ​- To the winners go the spoils.

KNOW THINE ENEMY

Packers’ Adrian Amos: Our defense has to be great, regardless of who’s at QB - ProFootballTalk ​- Packers safety Adrian Amos is heading into his second season in Green Bay after four seasons in Chicago, and he appreciates the contrast between playing with Aaron Rodgers and playing with the Bears’ recent collection of quarterbacks.

IN CASE YOU MISSED IT ON WINDY CITY GRIDIRON

Wiltfong: Justin Fields most accurate college quarterback, according to this stat - Windy City Gridiron ​- Pro Football Focus looked at Fields’ accuracy and it will excite Bears fans

Zimmerman: Chicago Bears should retire the number ‘85’ to honor the 1985 championship team. - Windy City Gridiron - Every day in the month of June we’ll ask a different Chicago Bears related question to our readers. Make sure you guys participate the entire month so we can all get to know the WCG community a little better.

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