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The Bear’s PRESEASON OPENER Den, August 14, 2021

The Bears activated nosetackle Eddie Goldman, waived wide receiver Thomas Ives, and we have a Bears football “game” today.

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THE DAILY SPONGIE SPECIAL

BEARRRSSSS

Bears activate Eddie Goldman from reserve/COVID-19 list - 670 The Score - His status for Saturday’s preseason opener is unclear.

Chicago Bears activate Eddie Goldman from Reserve/COVID-19 list - ChicagoBears.com - The Bears on Friday activated nose tackle Eddie Goldman from the reserve/COVID-19 list and waived receiver Thomas Ives.

Bears Activate Eddie Goldman and Release a Wide Receiver - On Tap Sports Net - The Chicago Bears got a key piece of their defensive line back on Friday by activating Eddie Goldman and waiving wide receiver Thomas Ives.

Eddie Goldman returns from Bears COVID-19 list - Sports Illustrated Chicago Bears - The Bears are down one wide receiver after a required corresponding roster move when they activated nose tackle Eddie Goldman from the reserve/COVID-19 list.

Game Preview: Chicago Bears - Miami Dolphins (Preseason Week 1) - The Chicago Audible - Are you ready for some Bears (preseason) football? We sure are! In this episode, the guys preview the Chicago Bears first preseason game of the year against the Miami Dolphins.

Miami Dolphins at Chicago Bears: What to Watch - Sports Illustrated Chicago Bears - The first Bears preseason game since 2019 creates plenty of intrigue because Justin Fields will play for the first time, but there are several other themes to follow.

Chicago Bears Who Made Obvious Strides at Camp - Sports Illustrated Chicago Bears - Several Bears have made noticeable strides in their games since last year over the course of the first two weeks of training camp.

Bears nose tackle Eddie Goldman activated off the COVID-19 reserve list - WGN-TV - One of the players that many people figured to watch during training camp was a player who was out for the entire 2020 season. Eddie Goldman opted out of the campaign due to COVID-19 and then he was absent during Bears’ offseason workouts.

Cairo Santos changed mentality after missed field goal - ChicagoBears.com - Bears kicker Cairo Santos made several crucial field goals during a record-breaking 2020 season, but his watershed moment came after one that he missed in a Week 3 win over the Falcons.

How to watch, listen to Chicago Bears vs. Miami Dolphins 2021 Week 1 preseason game - ChicagoBears.com - The Bears open the preseason by hosting the Miami Dolphins at noon (CT) Saturday at Soldier Field. Here’s how you can watch and listen to the contest.

Mayer: Pleasant surprises in training camp, Riley Ridley expectations - ChicagoBears.com - Senior writer Larry Mayer discusses expectations for receiver Riley Ridley, Bears players who have returned after opting out of the 2020 season due to COVID-19 and an under-the-radar player who has been a pleasant surprise in training camp.

Training Camp Diary: Feisty Practice, Ferocious Defense, Forecasting the Preseason Opener - Da Bears Blogs - Thursday was apparently a feisty practice throughout, which is actually nice to see.

Matt Nagy lays out preseason plans for Justin Fields - 247Sports - Head coach Matt Nagy details the plans for Justin Fields in the preseason.

PODCAST: Keyshawn, JWill & Zubin - Hour 2: Fields or Dalton? - ESPN - Who is going to start for the Bears: Justin Fields or Andy Dalton? Key, Sam and Alan play Take It or Shake It. ESPN NFL Insider Jeremy Fowler stops by to tell us what’s hot news and what’s not news. Plus, former Bears center & 6x Pro Bowler Olin Kreutz.

Bears reinstate NT Eddie Goldman from reserve/COVID-19 list - Chicago Sun-Times - It’s unclear whether Goldman will play in Saturday’s exhibition opener.

Arkush: Is Teven Jenkins’ back injury a threat to Justin Fields’ development? Yes. - Memories of former failed first-round pick Chris Williams are wafting around Halas Hall, and there are concerns Teven Jenkins’ absence might delay the grooming of Justin Fields as well as his own.

Chicago Bears: 5 things to watch in preseason opener - Chicago Tribune - Saturday’s preseason game between the Chicago Bears and Miami Dolphins will mark the return of a large crowd to Soldier Field. More significantly, it will feature rookie quarterback Justin Fields in his preseason debut.

POLISH SAUSAGE

Giants sign veteran OL Ted Larsen; RB Mike Weber, DB Jordyn Peters waived - Giants.com - One day before they open the preseason, the New York Giants made a series of roster moves.

Veteran NFL running back Dion Lewis to announce retirement, source says - ESPN - Veteran running back Dion Lewis, who played eight NFL seasons over 10 years and won a Super Bowl with the New England Patriots, is retiring from the NFL, a source told ESPN’s Adam Schefter on Friday.

KNOW THINE ENEMY

Dolphins at Bears 2021 preseason game one: How to watch online, game time, and TV schedule - The Phinsider - The Miami Dolphins and Chicago Bears are preparing to kick off their 2021 preseason schedule with a Saturday afternoon matchup.

IN CASE YOU MISSED IT ON WINDY CITY GRIDIRON

Wiltfong Jr: Bears vs Dolphins: TV schedule, odds, streaming, previews, and more! - Windy City Gridiron - This is everything you need to know about the Bears vs Dolphins game!

Roundtable: Predict the Bears preseason week 1 MVP - Windy City Gridiron - There’s no further proof of the excitement bubbling around Fields and the Bears than the NFL Network electing to air all three of Chicago’s preseason games live.

Which Bears Player is Worth Reaching for in Your Fantasy Football Draft? - Windy City Gridiron - Training camp is underway, preseason is fast approaching, and we’re here to get you ready for playing fantasy football as a Bears fan.

Householder: Chicago Bears- vs Miami Dolphins position battles, Justin Fields debut - Windy City Gridiron - Preseason storylines? We got those! Bears football is here and there’s more to it than just Justin Fields’ debut (but let’s face it: that’s why we’re here)

Infante: Bears activate Eddie Goldman from COVID-19 list - Windy City Gridiron - The team also waived wide receiver Thomas Ives.

Zeglinski: Chicago Bears vs. Miami Dolphins: All eyes up front - Windy City Gridiron - Chicago opens up exhibition action Saturday. What to monitor aside from the man in the No. 1 jersey is an interesting query.

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