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A Bears Win Den, August 29, 2021

Not that the score matters in the slightest, but the Bears win again as Jesper Horstead adds his name to the Chicago Bears Preseason Hall Of Fame.

Chicago Bears v Tennessee Titans
Jesper Horsted #87 of the Chicago Bears runs a pass in for a touchdown during an NFL preseason game against the Tennessee Titans at Nissan Stadium on August 28, 2021 in Nashville, Tennessee. The Bears defeated the Titans 27-24.
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THE DAILY SPONGIE SPECIAL

BEARRRSSSS

Bears' Justin Fields breaks down touchdown throw to Jesper Horsted - RSN - The Bears' rookie quarterback ended his preseason campaign with arguably the best throw of his short NFL career.

Danny Trevathan, Eddie Goldman among Bears’ surprise starters - Chicago Sun-Times - Trevathan, a 10-year veteran, was one of four projected first-team defensive players who started the game.

Justin Fields: Chicago Bears QB throws TD pass on final preseason play - Chicago Tribune - The NFL’s preseason finale most often leaves fans wanting more as the season looms. That was the case with Chicago Bears rookie quarterback Justin Fields, who didn’t play with many of the Bears starters.

Why sitting Bears rookie QB Justin Fields could be best for his long-term development – The Athletic - Andy Dalton is QB1 for Week 1. While Justin Fields may end up starting this season, not starting him right away is the right call.

Bears’ Justin Fields: 10 reasons why the rookie is ready now - RSN - Rookie quarterback Justin Fields shined again in his first NFL preseason start Saturday against the Tennessee Titans.

Bears postgame observations: Defense, special teams play better - RSN - Matt Nagy’s team improved their tackling and kick coverage, two areas that looked rough in their first two preseason games.

Emma: 4 takeaways from the Bears’ preseason - 670 The Score - The Chicago Bears concluded their preseason on Saturday night with a 27-24 win over the Tennessee Titans at Nashville’s Nissan Stadium. Here are four takeaways from the training camp and preseason work.

Fields impresses, Horsted has 3 TDs in Bears win over Titans - 670 The Score - Nick Foles threw a 54-yard touchdown pass to Jesper Horsted with 6:51 left. Horsted finished with three TDs and 104 yards receiving, catching all five passes thrown to him. His first TD came from rookie Justin Fields.

With one throw, Justin Fields shows how special he can be - Chicago Sun-Times - The Bears’ rookie quarterback made one special play in Saturday’s exhibition game against mostly Titans second- and third-stringers — but it was one that maybe a dozen passers walking the planet could have made.

Bears rookie QB Justin Fields has proven he’s viable, and it only gets better from here - Chicago Sun-Times - There’s no sense in waiting just to wait. Fields isn’t a star yet, but he’s good enough to starting playing now rather than take the red-shirt season the Bears planned for him.

Jason Peters, Germain Ifedi show rust in preseason debut - Chicago Sun-Times - The Bears’ first-team offensive line played together for the first time Saturday against the Titans and looked like a work-in-progress heading into the season opener against the Rams on Sept. 12.

IN CASE YOU MISSED IT ON WINDY CITY GRIDIRON

Wiltfong: The Bears back up plan at offensive line - Windy City Gridiron - The Bears have had a lot of moving parts up front this offseason, so will they be able to gel this year?

Wiltfong: Bears beat the Titans 27-24 behind 3 TD catches from Jesper Horsted - Windy City Gridiron - Mark it down, Bears vs Titans, August 28, 2021 shall forever be known as the Jesper Horsted game!

Salo: Which “sleeper pick” on the Bears should be drafted? - Windy City Gridiron - Late in the draft, the big names are gone. Who’s the best "sleeper pick" on the Bears?

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