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The Bear’s Den, February 28, 2022

Free agency approaches, and decisions are being made at Hallas Hall...

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A lot on the line for new Bears GM Ryan Poles - Chicago Sun-Times
His background as a guard provides hope he’ll give the Bears’ offensive line a needed upgrade. But he faces big decisions. Is Teven Jenkins a left or right tackle? Will he re-sign James Daniels? Is Larry Borom a keeper? Can Cody Whitehair regain his Pro Bowl form? Can Poles find a front-line center?

6 Bears who could be next in line for a contract extension - Bears Wire
From Roquan Smith to James Daniels, here are a handful of Bears players who have made a strong case for a contract extension.


Competition Committee ponders possible postseason overtime change - ProFootballTalk
Two Sundays ago, during the Super Bowl pregame show, we pointed out that the owners may adopt this year a simple and straightforward solution to the inherently unfair postseason overtime procedures — each team would be guaranteed one possession.


So what if Aaron Rodgers wants $50 million per year? - ProFootballTalk
If Rodgers wants $50 million per year, so what? He deserves it. The team has the money. The team has no owner looking to siphon unused cap space for a superyacht fund. And Rodgers continues to be the best and most effective quarterback in the NFL, at least in the regular season. Ken’s Note: Sure the team has the actual cash to do it... but does that make it worth crippling the cap for years to come? The article brushes off $200M guaranteed against the cap (minimum) for somebody in their 40’s as “no big deal”. That’s just nonsense.


Infante's 2022 NFL Draft: Infante’s “My Guys” offensive team - Windy City Gridiron
Which offensive players is Windy City Gridiron’s Lead Draft Analyst going to bat for in the 2022 NFL Draft?


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