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The Bear’s Den, January 5, 2024

The Bears face their arch rivals Sunday at Green Bay.

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Green Bay Packers QB Brett Favre #4 in action vs Chicago Bears Trace Armstrong #93.
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THE DAILY SPONGIE SPECIAL

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Bears CB Jaylon Johnson appreciates Pro Bowl, eyes all-pro - Chicago Sun-Times - Johnson has talked about trying to earn an all-pro honor — which is given out at the end of each season — since the Bears refused to trade him by the Nov. 1 deadline. Bears

‘Indescribable’: Montez Sweat fueling Bears’ defensive surge - Chicago Sun-Times - The ‘Tez Effect’ has been real since Sweat joined the Bears in Week 9, and he earned his first Pro Bowl selection this week. But he gives the credit to his teammates.

Here’s who has the hottest seat at Halas Hall - Chicago Sun-Times - The Bears’ lead the league in rushing yards during the past two years, but their passing numbers should give Getsy’s higher-ups pause

Bears podcast: It’s Packers week, and then some - Chicago Sun-Times - The Bears could end on a high note by keeping Green Bay out of the postseason.

Chicago Bears: Jaylon Johnson, Montez Sweat named Pro Bowlers - Chicago Bears cornerback Jaylon Johnson and defensive end Montez Sweat were named Pro Bowlers for the first time Wednesday.

670 staff predictions: Bears-Packers - The Bears (7-9) visit the Packers (8-8) on Sunday at Lambeau Field, with kickoff set for 3:25 p.m. Here are game predictions from our 670 The Score hosts, producers and writers.

DJ Moore is a good start, but Bears must make wide receivers a priority this offseason - Chicago Sun-Times - Moore likely will line up with Tyler Scott, Velus Jones and Equanimeous St. Brown on Sunday against the Packers.

POLISH SAUSAGE

Brock Purdy "thankful" for first Pro Bowl - NBC Sports - Brock Purdy earned Pro Bowl honors for the first time in his second season, though the 49ers quarterback hopes not to be in Orlando for the week-long festivities.

Maxx Crosby supports Antonio Pierce for Raiders' head-coaching job - NBC Sports - The Raiders soon will launch their latest search for a new head coach.

Dalvin Cook agrees to sign with Ravens - NBC Sports - The veteran running back is heading to Baltimore after he was waived by the Jets.

Trevor Lawrence remains limited, C.J. Beathard added to injury report - NBC Sports - Jaguars quarterback Trevor Lawrence's practice status remained the same on Thursday, but it sounds like he is getting closer to being available for Sunday's game against the Titans.

CeeDee Lamb wants to be highest-paid receiver in NFL, after winning Super Bowl - NBC Sports - Cowboys receiver CeeDee Lamb has a career-high 1,651 receiving yards, with one game to play.

IN CASE YOU MISSED IT ON WINDY CITY GRIDIRON

The assessments of Matt Eberflus, Luke Getsy and Justin Fields for 2023 - Windy City Gridiron - Bears Banter takes a deep dive on the key three names this season.

Bears vs. Packers preview, injury update, news - Windy City Gridiron - We preview the Bears vs Packers game and a whole bunch more right here!

Media Poll: Matt Eberflus will return, Luke Getsy, Justin Fields won’t - Windy City Gridiron - We conducted a poll to see what the professionals think the Bears will do this offseason

Best Bets: Saturday Double Header - Windy City Gridiron - How to bet the Saturday NFL games

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