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The Bear’s Den, November 3, 2023

Extension comes for a Bears player, but not one of the two people were expecting

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- The Falcons have benched quarterback Desmond Ridder.

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Mike Singletary NFL Icons documentary airs this Saturday Nov. 4 on MGM+ - Windy City Gridiron - This Saturday, check out a great documentary on Mike Singletary on MGM+!

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