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The Bear’s Den, January 2, 2024

Questions asked but no answers from Flus about the future of Fields, Getsy

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THE DAILY SPONGIE SPECIAL

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Upon Further Review: Breaking down Bears QB Justin Fields’ best game - Chicago Sun-Times - Per Pro Football Focus, he had his best running game, second-best passing game and second-best overall grade of the season.

Bears coach Matt Eberflus defers assessment of Justin Fields, Luke Getsy until season ends - Chicago Sun-Times - Both are in question as the Bears consider alternatives after their season ends Sunday.

Brad Biggs' 10 thoughts on Justin Fields, No. 1 pick - Chicago Tribune - 10 thoughts after the Chicago Bears won their fifth consecutive home game, something they last accomplished in 2018.

Justin Fields-to-DJ Moore Bears connection thrives again, but is it coming to an end? - The Athletic - Moore's sensational season continued, but was it his last time catching passes from Fields at Soldier Field?

Chicago Bears Grades: Rolling into 2024, Justin Fields style - CHGO Sports - That was as good a way to end your home schedule in a season where you miss the playoffs. Five wins in a row at Soldier Field, "WE WANT FIELDS" chants ringing

10 Quick Thoughts: The Bears let another opponent off the mat - CHGO - Why can't the Bears finish off games?

Bears will decide on Justin Fields, Luke Getsy’s futures after season – NBC Sports Chicago - Justin Fields was sensational against the Falcons and Luke Getsy dialed up a brilliant game plan to blitz a top-10 defense. Both parties are improving, but the...

Chicago Bears 2024 New Year’s resolutions – NBC Sports Chicago - Here's what the Chicago Bears need to do in 2024 to take the next step in their rebuild.

Bears see finale against Packers as a 'statement game' - 670 - Even with their playoffs hopes dashed, the Bears view their season finale against the Packers on Sunday at Lambeau Field as a “statement game.”

Matt Eberflus doesn’t speculate about his future with Bears - 670 - The Bears have showcased improvement in 2023, as evidenced by their 37-17 win against the Falcons on Sunday at Soldier Field, but head coach Matt Eberflus’ future with the organization still remains uncertain.

NFL Week 17 overreactions, reality checks: Eagles won’t win playoff game? Bears should trade No. 1 pick? - CBSSports.com - The top overreactions from the Week 17 Sunday slate of games

If Bears coach Matt Eberflus stays, he must get it right on Justin Fields, Luke Getsy - Chicago Sun-Times - He deferred his assessment on those two to the offseason, which starts next week.

Bears’ rebuild gets a chance for validation at Lambeau - Chicago Sun-Times - The Bears’ victory over the Falcons was impressive, but beating the Packers in Green Bay — with the Packers all but needing a victory to make the playoffs — will provide an even clearer picture of where this team is headed.

Matt Eberflus: Bears won’t sit anyone out for Packers game - Chicago Sun-Times - One day after they were eliminated from playoff contention, the Bears harbor no plans to bench any of their healthy players in the season finale.

Upon Further Review: Breaking down Bears QB Justin Fields’ best game - Chicago Sun-Times - Per Pro Football Focus, he had his best running game, second-best passing game and second-best overall grade of the season.

Justin Fields-to-DJ Moore Bears connection thrives again, but is it coming to an end? - The Athletic - Moore’s sensational season continued, but was it his last time catching passes from Fields at Soldier Field?

10 Quick Thoughts: The Bears let another opponent off the mat - CHGO - Why can’t the Bears finish off games?

POLISH SAUSAGE

Eagles sticking with Matt Patricia as defensive play caller - NBC Sports - Eagles head coach Nick Sirianni said he still believes in the team's defense on Sunday and he said on Monday that he still believes in senior defensive assistant Matt Patricia as well.

Fans who have thrown drinks at games have been dealt with harshly - NBC Sports - The NFL still hasn't said what it will do about Panthers owner David Tepper, who threw a drink onto fans outside his suite at EverBank Stadium on Sunday.

IN CASE YOU MISSED IT ON WINDY CITY GRIDIRON

Bear & Balanced: Bears roll over the Falcons - Windy City Gridiron - The Chicago Bears win in dominating fashion, and we discuss it all here.

Wiltfong: Bears vs Falcons - Inside the snap counts, stats, and more - Windy City Gridiron - Here are all the snap counts for the Chicago Bears, a spotlight on some of their individual statistics, and a few team stats from their huge win over the Atlanta Falcons.

Leming's 10 Bears Takes: 5 straight at home, the No. 1 pick, what week 18 means - Windy City Gridiron - Despite an ugly (0-4) start, the Chicago Bears are streaking. Winners of four out of their last five games, they’ll have a chance to end their season on a high-note by knocking off their hated divisional rival in Green Bay. More on the impressive turnaround and what else went right in Week 17.

Infante's Two-round 2024 NFL mock draft: Bears trade down - Windy City Gridiron - WCG’s lead draft analyst shares his latest 2-round 2024 NFL mock draft.

Infante's Notes: Bears totally outperform Falcons, win four of their last five - Windy City Gridiron - The Bears win their fourth game in the last five weeks with their victory over the Falcons.

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