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The Bear’s Den, August 23, 2021

Another week has begun in this great adventure we call life...

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THE DAILY SPONGIE SPECIAL

BEARRRSSSS

Bears OLB Khalil Mack No. 23 on Top 100 Players of 2021 - Bears Wire - Khalil Mack is the second Bears player to land on NFL Network’s Top 100 Players of 2021.

Chicago Bears to sign former Texans WR Isaiah Coulter - Bears Wire - The Bears are looking for reinforcements in the receiver and returner department and are signing WR Isaiah Coulter to a contract.

The Falcons Are on the Hunt For a Backup QB (Can I Interest You in a Slightly Used Nick Foles?) - Bleacher Nation - Atlanta has a need for a QB2. Chicago has an extra on its depth chart. Let’s make a deal?

Justin Fields Wants You to Stop Booing Andy Dalton - Bleacher Nation - Bears fans have voiced their displeasure after watching Andy Dalton in this offense. But Justin Fields has one request.

Bears vs. Bills: Takeaways from Chicago’s preseason loss - Bears Wire - From Justin Fields earning reps with starters to concerns on defense and special teams, here's our takeaways from the Bears' loss to Bills.

1st-and-10: Matt Nagy has a lot of work to do - Chicago Sun-Times - It’s early, but Nagy and the Bears have bigger issues than just managing the Andy Dalton-Justin Fields situation. They need an offense that will give either quarterback a chance to succeed.

Bears-Bills: Mitch Trubisky’s triumphant return to Soldier Field - Chicago Sun-Times - The former Bears quarterback came back to Soldier Field looking better than he ever has.

Chicago Bears: Brad Biggs' 10 thoughts on the preseason loss - Chicago Tribune - The Chicago Bears have three goals to accomplish over the next three weeks: Develop Andy Dalton, give Justin Fields as many snaps as possible and arrive at the season opener with as many healthy starters as possible.

Bears risers and fallers: Justin Fields-Andy Dalton debate, Larry Borom's rise at LT and defensive concerns – The Athletic - With Justin Fields showing off his running ability, the Bears have more to digest at QB with starter Andy Dalton's failure to stand out.

As long as the Bears keep starting Andy Dalton over Justin Fields, it's going to be awkward – The Athletic - Andy Dalton finds himself in an awkward position with the fan base openly rooting against him as rookie Justin Fields waits in the wings.

Chicago Bears - Buffalo Bills Postgame Show (Preseason Week 2) - Chicago Audible - Listen as The Chicago Audible breaks down the Chicago Bears preseason game against the Buffalo Bills.

Bears vs. Bills: Takeaways from Chicago’s preseason loss - Bears Wire - From Justin Fields earning reps with starters to concerns on defense and special teams, here's our takeaways from the Bears' loss to Bills.

KNOW THINE ENEMY

With Bears up in 6 days, Titans coach tests positive for coronavirus - Chicago Sun-Times - As his team prepares to host the Bears in their final preseason game, Titans coach Mike Vrabel said Sunday that he tested positive for the coronavirus.

IN CASE YOU MISSED IT ON WINDY CITY GRIDIRON

Wiltfong: Grading Larry Borom at left tackle vs the Bills - Windy City Gridiron - Last week I graded the play form the Chicago Bears left tackles (Elijah Wilkinson and Badara Traore) from their game against the Miami Dolphins, and Wilkinson looked much better than I was...

Wiltfong: Bears sign wide receiver Isaiah Coulter - Windy City Gridiron - According to NFL insider Aaron Wilson, the Chicago Bears are signing wide receiver Isaiah Coulter. The Bears worked Coulter out a few days ago, and they apparently liked what they saw from the soon...

Wiltfong: Bears vs Bills - Takeaways from the snap counts, stats, and more - Windy City Gridiron - We share the complete playing time breakdown, and spotlight a few individual and team statistics from the Chicago Bears in their lopsided 41-15 loss to the Buffalo Bills.

Infante: Bears LB Khalil Mack ranked No. 23 on NFL Top 100 - Windy City Gridiron - This marks Mack’s seventh appearance on the annual list.

Zeglinski: Chicago Bears vs. Buffalo Bills - Fringe players on the rise - Windy City Gridiron - In non-quarterback developments, some Bears players continued to cement themselves as keepers.

Infante's Notes: Bears lifeless in preseason loss to Bills - Windy City Gridiron - The Bears struggled at the hands of a dominant Bills defense and failed to stop their passing attack.

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