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The Bear’s Den, November 21, 2023

Bears Coach Matt Eberflus says lots of words at a press conference. None of them made sense, but quantity-wise there were quite a few of them.

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T.J. Edwards still believes the Bears have the right players and coaches to build around - CHGO Sports - Even though the Bears only have three wins on the season, T.J. Edwards still believes the team has the right people in place to make things work in Chicago.

Coaching failed Justin Fields and the Bears, not Justin Fields - Don’t you dare blame QB1 for Sunday’s epic Bears loss

Braxton Jones explains bizarre incident in Bears’ loss vs. Lions – NBC Sports Chicago - Braxton Jones’ brief removal from Sunday’s loss to the Lions and subsequent sideline blowup got lost in the wreckage of the Bears’ MoTown Meltdown. The left...

Montez Sweat’s snap count vs. Lions highlights big Bears issue – NBC Sports Chicago - Montez Sweat was off the field for several key plays during the Bears’ meltdown in Detroit, and he played just 39 total snaps in the loss due to the “rotation.”...

Schmitz: Reflecting on Matt Eberflus’ Latest Unbelievable Loss - Da Bears Blog - Statistically speaking, it was a historic loss — it’s the first time any team lost in regulation with a +3 turnover margin and 40+ minutes time of possession (Teams were 48-0 prior to Sunday)

Blindside hit on Lucas Patrick draws Matt Eberflus’ ire - Chicago Sun-Times - Patrick was initially injured while chasing down Lions safety Tracy Walker, who had recovered an apparent fumble on a play in which Cole Kmet already had been ruled down. The Bears will turn the play in to the league office for review.

Jaylon Johnson rues missed opportunities vs. Lions - Chicago Sun-Times - The Bears’ star cornerback had two chances for interceptions — both of which were potential pick-6s — but just missed both of them. “I had two opportunities to put 14 points on the board,” he said. “Gotta finish those better.”

Bears’ Braxton Jones regrets losing his cool after dizzy spell - Chicago Sun-Times - Jones told an official “I couldn’t [bleeping] see,” as he left the field after experiencing dizziness. But he was evaluated and missed only two plays. “I knew I was fine, that was why I was frustrated,” he said. “But no need to react like that and I apologize for that.”

Losses keep piling up on Bears, and coach Matt Eberflus has few answers - Chicago Sun-Times - The Bears have thrown away two near-certain victories late in games this season. There are a lot of reasons for that, but they all trace back to the head coach.

Analyzing Bears QB Justin Fields’ 3 most impactful pass plays - Chicago Sun-Times - Here’s a look at Fields’ best throw, his near-miss and what he could have done different on the fumble.

2024 NFL draft tracker: Bears control No. 1 and No. 4 picks - Chicago Sun-Times - A week-by-week update where the Bears will pick in the upcoming draft.

Sunderbruch: Justin Fields Nominated (Again) for FedEx Ground Player of the Week - Windy City Gridiron - Justin Fields’ dominating performances continue to be recognized by the broader NFL fanbase.

The Bears relied on QB Justin Fields’ legs — and should continue to do so - Chicago Sun-Times - Fields is going to spend much of the rest of the season running.


Vikings’ Justin Jefferson ‘questionable’ for Bears on MNF - Chicago Sun-Times - The All-Pro wide receiver has missed six games with a right hamstring injury. He’s been practicing on a limited basis since Nov. 8, but he and Vikings coach Kevin O’Connell — whose team is 5-1 without Jefferson — are being extra careful about Jefferson returning too soon.


Zach Wilson falls to No. 3 on the depth chart behind Tim Boyle, Trevor Siemian - NBC Sports - The Jets have benched the No. 2 overall pick in 2021 for the third time in 13 months.

Texans sign Desmond King to practice squad - NBC Sports - Cornerback Desmond King is back in Houston.

NFL suspends Broncos safety Kareem Jackson for four more games - NBC Sports - Jackson wasn't flagged for the helmet-first hit he delivered on Vikings quarterback Josh Dobbs.

Joey Bosa headed to IR with sprained foot - NBC Sports - Chargers pass rusher Joey Bosa is headed to injured reserve.


Wiltfong: Commanders sign Jalen Harris off the Bears practice squad - Windy City Gridiron - The Bears lose a practice squad player to the Commanders.

Bear & Balanced: Chicago Bears snatch defeat from the jaws of victory - Windy City Gridiron - Check out our latest Bear & Balanced for our all-too-familiar thoughts on the Chicago Bears after another disappointing loss.

Sunderbruch: Justin Fields Nominated (Again) for FedEx Ground Player of the Week - Windy City Gridiron - Justin Fields’ dominating performances continue to be recognized by the broader NFL fanbase.

Leming's 10 Bears Takes: Another black eye on the tenure of Matt Eberflus - Windy City Gridiron - Despite dominating for 56 minutes on Sunday against the NFC North leading Detroit Lions, the Chicago Bears once again found a way to lose a football game in the most crushing way possible. What’s left to "learn" about this team over the final six games that is worth not making a change?

Thompson: Justin Fields deserved his moment, but Bears’ loser mentality stole it - Windy City Gridiron - We all getting sick and tired of this Bears regime...


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