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The Bear’s Den, August 20, 2021

Justin was back, Tevin’s back was chopped, and Mitch is coming back to town...

NFL: AUG 14 Preseason - Dolphins at Bears Photo by Robin Alam/Icon Sportswire via Getty Images

THE DAILY SPONGIE SPECIAL

BEARRRSSSS

Chicago indoor mask mandate applies to Bears, Solider Field - RSN - The Bears clarified where fans will be required to wear masks, per the city’s new policy.

Bears, Matt Nagy, Mitch Trubisky share no bad blood after split - RSN - It’s clear that people inside Halas Hall still care about the former starting quarterback, but they’ll be trying to stop him in the second preseason game.

Citing CDC Guidance, Soldier Field is Enacting Mask Requirements in Indoor Areas - Bleacher Nation - Mask up if you’re heading to Soldier Field for Saturday’s preseason game between the Chicago Bears and Buffalo Bills.

Fifth-Round Rookie Larry Borom is Getting a Shot to Strut His Stuff at Left Tackle - Bleacher Nation - The Bears tackle situation is fluid at best. But rookie fifth-round pick Larry Borom is in it to win a starting job.

Allen Robinson Has Some Thoughts on Andy Dalton and Justin Fields - Bleacher Nation - Coming off consecutive 1,000-yard receiving seasons, Allen Robinson brings a unique perspective to what the Bears have going on at QB.

Could Cowboys be interested in Nick Foles on trade market? - 670 The Score - With uncertainty about star quarterback Dak Prescott’s status for Week 1, the Dallas Cowboys would be wise to consider trading for a backup with more of a track record than their internal options.

Bills’ Breida excited for Trubisky’s return to Chicago - 670 The Score - Buffalo Bills running back Matt Breida is excited for quarterback Mitchell Trubisky to return to Chicago in the preseason, as the teams will square off Saturday afternoon.

Bears defense ready to follow lead of Sean Desai - 670 The Score - New Bears defensive coordinator Sean Desai has quickly earned the trust and commitment from his players, a process that occurred in short time – with the help of their prior familiarity.

7 takeaways from the Bears’ 17th training camp practice - Bears Wire - From the defense’s continued dominance to the battle at left tackle, here’s what we learned from Thursday’s practice.

Carl Lawson will miss season with ruptured Achilles - ProFootballTalk - The Jets confirmed the worst fears about Lawson’s injury. He has a ruptured Achilles and the team announced that he will miss the entire 2021 season as a result.

Bears coaches: Justin Fields willing to do what it takes to be great - Chicago Sun-Times - For now, at least, Saturdays in the preseason are where Fields can show his work.

Former Bear Thomas Q. Jones curates TV series defying Black male stereotypes. - Chicago Sun-Times - ‘Johnson’ premiered this month on Bounce TV. It’s about four lifelong friends — Black men with the same last name — dealing with fatherhood, careers and everything else.

Matt Breida believes Mitch Trubisky will get his revenge vs. Bears - Mitch Trubisky will make his return to Chicago for Saturday’s preseason game vs. the Bills. His teammate thinks we’re in for a revenge game.

Bears’ Teven Jenkins to undergo back surgery, may return this season - RSN - Matt Nagy announced the bad injury news during his morning press conference on Wednesday.

Bears coaches: Justin Fields willing to do what it takes to be great - Chicago Sun-Times - For now, at least, Saturdays in the preseason are where Fields can show his work.

POLISH SAUSAGE

Carl Lawson will miss season with ruptured Achilles - ProFootballTalk - The Jets confirmed the worst fears about Lawson’s injury. He has a ruptured Achilles and the team announced that he will miss the entire 2021 season as a resultIN CASE YOU MISSED IT ON WINDY CITY GRIDIRON

Infante's Bears 2021 college prospect preview: Big Ten - Windy City Gridiron - In the first part of our annual college football prospect preview series, we take a look at some of the top players in the Big Ten.

Wiltfong: Bears Camp Recap - Fields returns, Peters debuts, Defense looking good - Windy City Gridiron - Justin Fields returned to practice at Halas Hall one day after sitting out with a groin issue, but judging by the Tweets from those that were at practice, it sounds like Fields struggled again....

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