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The Bear’s Den, May 15, 2023

Ryan Poles hints about possible free agents or trades to fill roster holes, possibly soon

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Bears ‘looking at everything,’ including trades, for pass-rush help - NBC Sports Chicago - The Bears still need some edge-rushing help, and general manager Ryan Poles said they are looking at every avenue, including trades, to address the need.

Bears’ 2023 schedule looks playable, but ... - Chicago Sun-Times - Schedules can be misleading. The opener against Jordan Love and the Packers at Soldier Field will give coach Matt Eberflus’ Bears a chance to show it’s the dawn of a new era in the NFC North. Ultimately, the onus is on the Bears to improve and let NFL parity do the rest.

Former Bears GM Phil Emery retires - Chicago Sun-Times - The Bears went 10-6, 8-8 and 5-11 in Emery’s three seasons.

Justin Fields vs. Jordan Love in Week 1. Can play the game right now? - Chicago Sun-Times - The anticipation for Bears-Packers in the season opener is already sky high.

CHGO Bears Podcast: How high will the Chicago Bears EXTRA #1 pick land? Let’s check the Panthers’ schedule! - CHGO - In this episode, the crew looks at the Carolina Panthers’ schedule and debates how high the Chicago Bears’ extra first-round pick will be in 2024.

How Bears navigate tough seven-game stretch will define 2023 season - NBC Sports Chicago - The Bears have a soft start to the season and a comfy finish. But it’s the grueling seven-game stretch in the middle that will define their season.

Why Bears’ first five games are critical to any surprise playoff run - NBC Sports Chicago - A Bears’ playoff berth is unlikely in 2023. But if Justin Fields and Co. have to take advantage of a soft launching pad early in the season if they plan to crash the postseason party.

Bears’ Ryan Poles ‘broke a couple of trash cans’ during the season - NBC Sports Chicago - Ryan Poles admitted on 670 the Score he was unable to control his emotions at certain times during the season.

7 takeaways from the Bears’ 2023 schedule - Bears Wire - From finishing the season against Green Bay to having historic rest periods. here are our takeaways from the 2023 Bears schedule.


What's next for Carson Wentz? - ProFootballTalk - Earlier today, Jeremy Fowler of reported that Wentz has “received interest” and “might wait longer into the offseason to see what develops.”

Report: Absent league's desire to dump Dan Snyder, Josh Harris bid wouldn't be approved - ProFootballTalk - Josh Harris apparently is in the right place at the perfect time.

Many teams that opposed Thursday flexing got two short-week games - ProFootballTalk - The technical term would be, possibly, “f–k around and find out.”

Orlando wants to host Jaguars during stadium renovation - ProFootballTalk - The Jaguars could be homeless for two seasons, if a major renovation of their Jacksonville stadium occurs. Orlando, some 140 miles away, is ready to roll our the green carpet for the teal team.


Zimmerman: Predicting outcome of all 17 Chicago Bears games during 2023 NFL season - Windy City Gridiron - The schedule is out, it’s May, so it’s time for predictions!

Bears 2023 Schedule: What is the hardest stretch of games? - Windy City Gridiron - The WCG crew gives their pick for the toughest stretch of games on the Bears' 2023 schedule.

Chicago Bears 2023 Defensive Roster Prediction - Windy City Gridiron - Greg Gabriel is making an early prediction on how the Bears' 2023 roster will shape up. He gave his picks on offense

Making Monsters: Talking through the Chicago Bears’ 2023 Schedule - Windy City Gridiron - On Taylor’s latest Making Monsters, she caught up with WCG’s own Robert Schmitz to give his thoughts on the Bears 2023 Schedule.

Zimmerman: Are the Green Bay Packers quietly tanking for Caleb Williams? - Windy City Gridiron - The Green Bay Packers offseason points to 2024, not 2023.


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