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The Bear’s Den, November 25, 2023

Ohio State-Michigan highlights a Saturday after Thanksgiving. We’ll have to wait until Monday for Bears football.

Ohio State v Michigan Photo by Gregory Shamus/Getty Images


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Justin Fields, Luke Getsy should share blame for loss vs. Lions – NBC Sports Chicago - The Bears’ offensive issues at the end of the game in Detroit are a symptom of a larger disease — one that has infected everyone from Matt Eberflus to Luke...

Getsy: ‘I’ve only heard incredible things,’ Bears prepare for Dobbs, Vikings on MNF - WGN-TV - With Black Friday practices in the books for the Chicago Bears, coaches and players offered praise for their opponent’s newly-acquired quarterback, Joshua Dobbs, and gave some insight on how a week of preparation went heading into their Monday night matchup in Minneapolis against the Minnesota Vikings.

The Pick Is In: Bears vs. Vikings - - Here’s who local and national NFL analysts are picking to win Monday night’s game between the Bears and Vikings in Minneapolis.

Finley: Center Lucas Patrick back at practice - Chicago Sun-Times - Patrick hurt his back Sunday when he was hit while chasing the ball-carrier on a play the Lions believed was a fumble. It was not.

Finley: Bears’ defense faces a different Vikings challenge in ‘The Passtronaut’ - Chicago Sun-Times - For a century, the Bears have made producing a solid starting quarterback seem like rocket science. It’s fitting, then, that it took a rocket-science major to prove that it’s possible to find good quarterback help on the fly.

Potash: Crunch time next step for Bears QB Justin Fields - Chicago Sun-Times - Fields’ return against the Lions after missing four games with a dislocated thumb was encouraging, but the fourth-quarter collapse was a reminder that the Bears need to let their best players be the difference-makers in the end.


Gabriel: Breaking Down UCLA Edge Laiatu Latu (2.0) - Windy City Gridiron - Our resident scout, Greg Gabriel, takes another look at UCLA Edge Laiatu Latu.

NFL Best Bets: Black Friday & Full Sunday Slate (Open Thread) - Windy City Gridiron - How to bet Dolphins - Jets and the full Sunday slate

Householder's Week 12 game preview: Bears-Vikings - Windy City Gridiron - The Chicago Bears return to primetime with a Monday Night Football match up against the Minnesota Vikings. Believe it or not, this is a winnable game for Chicago.

Keys to the Game Roundtable: Chicago Bears-Minnesota Vikings preview - Windy City Gridiron - The WCG crew has their keys for a Bears win here.

Week 13 CFB preview, prospect spotlight, and open thread - Windy City Gridiron - Let’s take a look at which college games and prospects to keep an eye on in Week 13 of the 2023 season.

Salo's Fantasy Football Week 12: How Bears players are expected to perform - Windy City Gridiron - The Bears travel to Minneapolis late in a lost season. Fantasy Football websites have overviews of the stars of the show.

Wiltfong: Confidence in the Bears franchise drops; could Kevin Warren clean house? - Windy City Gridiron - Are franchise wide changes looming for the Bears?


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