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The Bear’s Den, September 2, 2021

The 53-man roster is set(ish) and the practice squad is formed(ish). Now, it’s on to the Rams.

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THE DAILY SPONGIE SPECIAL

BEARRRSSSS

More Explosive Roster Should Help Nagy’s Vision - Da Bears Blog - Matt Nagy likes to talk a lot without saying anything.

Chicago Bears make roster moves, establish practice squad - 247 Sports ​- We are tracking the Chicago Bears roster moves and practice squad.

Ryan Pace, Bears aren’t deviating from original QB plan - 670 The Score ​- General manager Ryan Pace and the Bears are standing behind their plan to start veteran Andy Dalton at quarterback while rookie Justin Fields continues to develop waits for his opportunity.

Bears place Danny Trevathan, Teven Jenkins on IR - 670 The Score ​- The Bears have placed linebacker Danny Trevathan and offensive tackle Teven Jenkins on injured reserve, the team announced Wednesday afternoon.

Bears’ Danny Trevathan heads to injured reserve - Chicago Sun-Times ​- The Bears put inside linebacker Danny Trevathan on injured reserve Wednesday.

Chicago Bears roster: Position-by-position breakdown, biggest snub - Chicago Tribune ​- The Chicago Bears have set their 53-man roster for the season opener Sept. 12 against the Los Angeles Rams. While they can adjust the roster in the coming days with waiver claims and free-agent signings, here's a positional breakdown of how it formed and analysis of the moves.

Chicago Bears sticking with plan to ease QB Justin Fields in - Chicago Tribune ​- General manager Ryan Pace came out of the preseason further enamored with rookie QB Justin Fields — the undisputed future of the franchise. So why are the Chicago Bears unwavering in their plan to let Andy Dalton guide the team into the regular season?

Chicago Bears roster moves: Add WR, returner and two DBs - Chicago Tribune ​- The Chicago Bears are adding a wide receiver, a returner and two cornerbacks they just cut as they continue to maneuver their 53-man roster.

NFL 100: At No. 8, Walter Payton's recipe of toughness, versatility and dedication created Sweetness – The Athletic ​- There was nothing the Chicago Bears running back couldn't do and his determination ensured he'd get it done. Ken's Note: Walter at 8? Nonsense. WAY WAY WAY too low (like 8 spots two low).

Ryan Pace: Why Bears sticking with Andy Dalton over Justin Fields - RSN ​- Fields' timeline to take over starting quarterback duties isn't predicated solely on his play.

Bears claim return specialist Nsimba Webster off waivers - RSN ​- Ryan Pace and Matt Nagy are already reshaping their 53-man roster.

Bears' Danny Trevathan placed on IR, can't return until Week 4 - RSN ​- This allowed Ryan Pace and Matt Nagy to add an additional player to the Bears' 53-man roster.

Report: Bears, Ryan Pace re-sign cornerback Artie Burns - RSN ​- Burns was cut ahead of the team announcing their initial 53-man roster, but now he's back to compete with Kindle Vildor.

Bears Announce Practice Squad, Marqui Christian and Artie Burns Signings, Rodney Adams Waived, More ​- Catching up with the Chicago Bears' transactions as they work around the edges of their active roster and practice squad.

Bears GM Ryan Pace isn’t convincing in defense of QB plan - Chicago Sun-Times ​- Bears fans should be skeptical about how the franchise handles quarterbacks. They have 102 seasons of sense memory passed down in their DNA.

Ryan Pace on Teven Jenkins: ‘We feel we fixed the problem’ - Chicago Sun-Times ​- The Bears’ GM still has high hopes for the rookie left tackle. “Just because he had back surgery doesn’t mean he’s not going to have a good NFL career. We’re excited about ... where he’s heading.”

Ryan Pace: There’s no need to rush Justin Fields - ProFootballTalk ​- Bears General Manager Ryan Pace is standing by the team’s decision not to start rookie quarterback Justin Fields.

Ryan Pace on Teven Jenkins: ‘We feel we fixed the problem’ - Chicago Sun-Times ​- The Bears’ GM still has high hopes for the rookie left tackle. "Just because he had back surgery doesn’t mean he’s not going to have a good NFL career. We’re excited about ... where he’s heading."

POLISH SAUSAGE

John McClain: Texans will keep Deshaun Watson until they get the offer they want - ProFootballTalk ​- The Texans want to trade quarterback Deshaun Watson. Watson wants to be traded. Eventually, it will happen.

IN CASE YOU MISSED IT ON WINDY CITY GRIDIRON

Zeglinski: Chicago Bears’ Ryan Pace says Things ahead of 2021 season - Windy City Gridiron ​- As usual, we learned so much from Chicago’s head executive.

Schmitz: Breaking down Trevis Gipson’s dominant Bears preseason - Windy City Gridiron ​- With every new NFL football season comes new surprises waiting to be discovered, and sophomore EDGE rusher Trevis Gipson’s rise to preseason dominance has been exactly that and more.

Wiltfong: Bears announce initial 2021 Practice Squad - Windy City Gridiron ​- The Bears have announced 13 players on their practice squad, but that leaves room for three more additions...

Duerrwaechter: Chicago Bears Place OT Teven Jenkins on Injured Reserve - Windy City Gridiron ​- The Bears may be taking advantage of the new league rules which will allow for Jenkins to be activated much sooner than in years past.

Infante: Bears sign veteran WR Breshad Perriman to one-year deal - Windy City Gridiron ​- The Bears have added some veteran depth to their group of wide receivers.

Wiltfong: Danny Trevathan placed on injured reserve - Windy City Gridiron ​- According to the Chicago Tribune’s Brad Biggs, the Chicago Bears are set to place inside linebacker Danny Trevathan on injured reserve. This would help explain why the Bears elected to keep seven...

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