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The Bear’s Den, January 12, 2024

Bears will head to London, losing one home game for as-yet unknown and unchosen offensive coordinator to shine in

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Justin Fields-Caleb Williams decision will define Chicago Bears future – NBC Sports Chicago - Ryan Poles will take a wide-open view of his upcoming quarterback decision. It’s important that he equally weigh all his options as he approaches a moment that...

Marvin Harrison Jr. declares for 2024 NFL draft, could he go No. 1 – NBC Sports Chicago - The Bears can draft Marvin Harrison Jr. with the No. 1 overall pick if they like

11 Bears offensive coordinator options after firing Luke Getsy – NBC Sports Chicago - As Ryan Poles and Matt Eberflus work hand-in-hand to select the Bears’ next offensive coordinator, here are 11 potential options to replace Luke Getsy.

Ian Cunningham finalist for Commaders GM job, Bears draft implications – NBC Sports Chicago - If Bears assistant GM Ian Cunningham lands the Commanders GM job, it would affect the Bears’ 2024 and 2025 drafts.

Here’s who is interviewing for vacant Chicago Bears coordinator positions – Shaw Local - The Bears have two open coordinator positions. Here are the candidates that we know will interview. Plus, what's the latest on Ian Cunningham and his bid to become a GM elsewhere.

On defense, Bears won’t change a good thing - Chicago Sun-Times - The Bears won’t make major changes to their defense when they hire a new coordinator. They’ll still run Eberflus’ cover 2 scheme, with his coaching points, buzzwords — and, probably, play calls. If Eberflus hires from the outside, he figures to add someone familiar with his H.I.T.S. principle.

Ryan Poles’ evaluation, intuition on the clock in search for Bears QB - Chicago Sun-Times - The Bears’ GM said he didn’t miss on C.J. Stroud last year — he just liked the deal he got from the Panthers better. That’s fair enough — especially with the No. 1 overall pick again this year. But if he finds a C.J. Stroud in this draft, he probably should take him.

Bears will play a home game in London in 2024 - Chicago Sun-Times - The game against an undetermined opponent will be at Tottenham Hotspur Stadium, where they last played in London in 2019 against the Raiders. The Bears also played in London in 2011 against the Buccaneers.

WR Marvin Harrison Jr. is entering the NFL draft - ChicagoTribune - Ohio State All-American receiver Marvin Harrison Jr. is entering the NFL draft. The Buckeyes star junior, the first in program history with consecutive 1,000-yard seasons, made his announcement on social media Thursday.

New Chicago Bears stadium downtown still on table, Kevin Warren says - ChicagoTribune - Chicago Bears President Kevin Warren emphasized a glass-half-full mindset with his dream of building an iconic stadium in the heart of the city.

Chicago Bears will play home game in London during 2024 season - ChicagoTribune - The Chicago Bears will take their act to the United Kingdom during the 2024 season as the team announced Thursday it will play a home game there.

Bears, Vikings, Jaguars to play in London in 2024, while Panthers go to Germany for NFL international games - The Athletic - The Bears, Vikings and Jaguars are headed for London while the Panthers are set to play in Munich.

For the Bears, things will change, things will stay the same - The Athletic - After firing offensive coordinator Luke Getsy on Wednesday and keeping head coach Matt Eberflus, here's how it's probably going to go.

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Commanders’ GM search down to 49ers’ Adam Peters, Bears’ Ian Cunningham: Sources - The Athletic - Washington managing partner Josh Harris said searching for a front-office lead would be a “thorough but rapid process.”

IN CASE YOU MISSED IT ON WINDY CITY GRIDIRON

Zimmerman: Chicago Bears offensive coordinator should be teacher to Justin Fields - Windy City Gridiron - Laurence Holmes joined the Bears Banter Podcast!

Zimmerman: Chicago Bears to Interview Klint Kubiak for Offensive Coordinator - Windy City Gridiron - Kubiak becomes the second name to emerge as a potential replacement for Luke Getsy

Top offensive coordinator candidates for the Chicago Bears - Windy City Gridiron - The season is over, but the Bears discussion rages on!

Sunderbruch: Two Bears on the SIS All-Rookie Team - Windy City Gridiron - At least one analytics firm really likes two of the top players selected by Ryan Poles in the last draft.

Gabriel's A Scout’s Take: Thoughts on the Events at Halas Hall Yesterday - Windy City Gridiron - Greg Gabriel with some thoughts after an eventful day at Halas Hall.

Wiltfong: The Chicago Bears will play in London, England in 2024 - Windy City Gridiron - The Bears are heading over the pond in 2024!

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