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The Bear’s Den, September 29, 2021

It’s turnaround day here in the Den, so it’s out with Cleveland (thank heavens) and in with Detroit

Chicago Bears vs Detroit Lions
Chicago Bears Walter Payton in action, jump vs Detroit Lions at Soldier Field. Chicago, IL 11/18/1984
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THE DAILY SPONGIE SPECIAL

BEARRRSSSS

Robert Quinn provides bright spot in dim loss to Browns - 247Sports - Edge rusher Robert Quinn has provided a spark for the Chicago Bears defense off of the edge.

Emma: Why Nagy needs to give up Bears’ play-calling duties - 670 The Score - The Bears have struggled offensively during coach Matt Nagy’s tenure, and there’s overwhelming evidence that shows why he needs to relinquish play-calling duties.

Sam Mustipher: Bears need ‘honesty, some truth’- 670 The Score - Chicago Bears center Sam Mustipher said his team needs to improve with candid communication as it struggles, this following the 26-6 loss to the Cleveland Browns.

Rookie QBs have had a really tough start in 2021 - 670 The Score - Despite this being one of the most hyped quarterback classes we’ve seen in some time, 2021 has featured rookies who have gotten off to a tough start through three weeks.

Allen Robinson eyes to improve amid slow Chicago Bears start - Chicago Tribune - Wide receiver Allen Robinson is trying to focus on bettering himself while the Chicago Bears’ offensive woes contribute to an unproductive start.

Justin Fields: Reviewing Chicago Bears QB's Week 3 outing - Chicago Tribune - The Chicago Bears' ugly offensive showing against the Cleveland Browns shined a harsh light on criticisms of Ryan Pace and Matt Nagy that have been building for years. But it was Justin Fields' first NFL start, and coaches served him a reminder he is likely to have “better” ahead.

Bears vs. Browns: 13 crazy stats from Chicago’s Week 3 loss - Bears Wire - The Bears offense was historically bad against the Browns, which made for some pretty crazy stats from Week 3.

Free Agent OL (And Former 2nd Round Pick) Forrest Lamp is "Ready to Contribute" - Bleacher Nation - Forrest Lamp, a 2017 Senior Bowl standout when Bears staffers were on hand in full effect, is a free agent with a clean bill of health.

Bears C Sam Mustipher Says Watching Tape of Sunday's Game Was Like "Going to the Dentist" - Bleacher Nation - The only thing more painful than a trip to the dentist might be watching (and re-watching) the Bears' offensive line play from Week 3.

Robert Quinn Finally Looks Like the Guy the Bears Thought They Were Getting - Bleacher Nation - Quinn has had an incredible start to the year.

POLISH SAUSAGE

Jerry Jones shrugs at Mike McCarthy’s struggles with clock management - ProFootballTalk - Plenty of people (including Peyton Manning on the Manningcast) had a problem with McCarthy’s decision making. The man who signs McCarthy’s checks does not.

49ers are expected to sign Buster Skrine - ProFootballTalk - According to Adam Caplan of SiriusXM NFL Radio, San Francisco is expected to sign cornerback Buster Skrine.

KNOW THINE ENEMY

Detroit Lions release Jamie Collins after failing to find trade partner - Pride Of Detroit - After failing to find a good enough trade, the Lions released the veteran linebacker.

IN CASE YOU MISSED IT ON WINDY CITY GRIDIRON

Infante: Bears try out 6, including former Northwestern QB Peyton Ramsey - Windy City Gridiron - With injuries to two quarterbacks, the Bears could look to add a free agent at the position.

Zeglinski & WCG Staff: What should the Chicago Bears do with Ryan Pace and Matt Nagy? - Windy City Gridiron - It’s the question burrowed into the center of everyone’s minds as the Bears’ future, again, hangs in the balance.

Wiltfong: The Chicago Bears tailgating experience - Windy City Gridiron - Part of what makes going to Soldier Field to watch a Chicago Bears game such a fun experience is taking some time to enjoy the sights and sounds in the city, but you also need to make sure you give...

Householder's Stock up, stock down: Chicago Bears-Cleveland Browns debacle - Windy City Gridiron - After another awful offensive performance, it’s probably obvious where the blame is going

Berckes: Ten Thoughts on the NFL - Windy City Gridiron - Another week in the books and the thoughts keep on rolling, just like the Rams

Wiltfong & Berckes' Bear & Balanced on the good and bad from the Bears vs Browns game - Windy City Gridiron - Jeff and Lester are taking a (mostly) level-headed look at the Bears vs Browns game.

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