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The Bear’s Den, July 8, 2022

Today’s discussion topic: The No. 1 X-Factor for the 2022 Bears?

Chicago Bears vs San Francisco 49ers
Chicago Bears Brian Piccolo (41) in action, taking hand off from QB Virgil Carter (15) vs San Francisco 49ers. Chicago, IL 11/10/1968
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Chicago Bears 2022 player preview: Khari Blasingame - CHGO - Khari Blasingame aims to pave the way in the Chicago Bears backfield. Here's his 2022 season preview.

Why Justin Fields is primed for breakout second season with Bears - RSN - Justin Fields was dealt a bad hand during his rookie season. But the advanced analytics paint a picture of a quarterback who got better as the season went on, and is primed for big things this fall.

Chicago Bears exposed to new proposals for renovations to Soldier Field - RSN - New proposals to renovations for Soldier Field have been released and reviewed.

Third Chicago Bears player arrested in Texas on gun and weapon charges - RSN - Chicago Bears receiver David Moore was arrested on July 4 with gun and weapon charges.

NFL coordinator calls Chicago Bears Roquan Smith 'best overall linebacker in football' - RSN - NFL coordinator calls Bears linebacker Roquan Smith 'best overall linebacker in football.'

Dannehy: Five Bears on Hot Seat in 2022 - Da Bears Blog - A new year, scheme and regime could have several players could leave some formerly key contributors looking for new jobs in 2023.

Emma: Eddie Jackson has plenty to prove to new Bears regime - 670 The Score - Veteran Bears safety Eddie Jackson has struggled over the last couple seasons, but he has a fresh start now under the team’s new regime and new coaching staff.

Mike Florio: Soldier Field dome idea is 'silly' - 670 The Score - As momentum builds for the Bears leaving for Arlington Heights, the city of Chicago is set to look into the feasibility of putting a dome on Soldier Field.

James Caan, who played Brian Piccolo in Brian’s Song, dies at 82 - ProFootballTalk - Actor James Caan, whose early-career role includes playing Bears running back Brian Piccolo in Brian’s Song, has died. He was 82.

Bears WR David Moore arrested on drug, weapon charges in Texas: report - Chicago Sun-Times - Moore, who signed a one-year contract after a mini-camp tryout in April, is the third Bears player arrested since Ryan Poles was hired as general manager in January.

Soldier Field fixes: adding dome, seats, synthetic turf are ‘lipstick on a pig,’ expert says - Chicago Sun-Times - Chicago sports marketing expert Marc Ganis believes the Bears are as good as gone for Arlington Heights, even if the city could implement every idea in a report by a mayoral panel that studied how to re-imagine Soldier Field and the Museum Campus.

Chicago Bears: Soldier Field dome proposed by city to keep team - Chicago Tribune - Mayor Lightfoot’s advisory museum campus group made the recommendations.

CHGO Bears Podcast: Chicago Bears Schedule Preview: Week 12 — New York Jets - CHGO - In this episode, Nicholas Moreano and Adam Hoge take a look at the Chicago Bears’ Week 12 opponent - the New York Jets.


Pro Football Hall of Fame announces semifinalists for coach, contributor, seniors - ProFootballTalk - To be eligible for election as a senior candidate, the player must have played his final game in professional football no later than the 1996 season.


Salo: Brian Piccolo Actor James Caan Dead at 82 - Windy City Gridiron - Caan, who played Bears’ running back Brian Piccolo in the 1971 movie Brian’s Song, was 82 years old.

Wiltfong’s 10 Most Important Bears of 2022: #3 The offensive line - Windy City Gridiron - For the 14th straight year I’m bringing you who I believe will be the ten(ish) most important Chicago Bears for the upcoming season, and at number three are the five guys that will end up starting on the offensive line.


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