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The Bear’s Den http://www.bearsauthorizedshops.com/authentic-kyle-long-jersey , September 15, 2018 BEAR DOWN, CHICAGO BEARS, BEAR DOWN!!!!BEARRRSSSS / DRAFT / FREE AGENCYHouseholder: Seattle vs Chicago Betting Picks & Analysis - Sports Bet Collective NFL - Early NFL action is tough to predict as the September slate has turned into an extension of the preseason with teams figuring out what they have, what they are and where their strengths lie. The Bears are coming off a brutal loss where they blew a 20-point lead, but they came through with the cover, making yours truly 1-0 on the season.Zeglinski: Maintaining perspective - On the Bears screenshot heard around the world - The Blitz Network - It’s a known fact, but in our day and age, how people consume and analyze football is demonstratively different than even a decade ago. In some ways, it’s better as there’s more of an effort made to understand what is being watched, what happens on the football field, and why. In others, there’s no room for patience anymore…Finley: Brian Urlacher to get HOF ring during halftime ceremony - Sun Times - Brian Urlacher will receive a ring from the Pro Football Hall of Fame when the Bears honor him at halftime Monday night.Potash: Seahawks’ Brandon Marshall - Bears ‘a dream job for me’ - Sun Times - It’s often forgotten how well it worked in Marshall’s first season under Lovie in 2012. He set franchise records with 118 receptions and 1,508 yards.Fezler: Chicago Bears Fantasy Outlook Week 2 - Da Bears Brothers Blog - If you own any Bears on your fantasy team, here's some projects (and advice) for Week 2.Campbell: Bears quarterback Mitch Trubisky determined to tune out weekly referendum - Chicago Tribune - Bears quarterback Mitch Trubisky was candid and insightful in his news conference Thursday that bridged the heartbreaking loss to the Packers to Monday night’s home game against the Seahawks.Wiederer & Campbell: Week 2 NFL picks against the spread - Lock, upset, game of the week and more - Chicago Tribune - Tribune reporters Rich Campbell and Dan Wiederer are picking against the spread and each other this season.Wiederer & Campbell: Bears' Week 2 lookahead — with one more look back at Week 1 - Chicago Tribune - Welcome to the weekly Bear Download podcast with Rich Campbell and Dan Wiederer.Potash: Khalil Mack impressive, but Bears defensive coordinator Vic Fangio rues costly big plays vs. Packers - "There were a lot of good things out there, but ultimately we have to be able to close it out and we didn’t get it done.”Finley: How will Matt Nagy lead the Bears back from a crushing loss? - Sun Times - Monday night against the Seahawks will be an admittedly early referendum on whether Matt Nagy is more than just a clever play-caller.Finley: Fangio - ‘I have confidence’ in LB Roquan Smith - Sun Times - Like coach Matt Nagy did one day earlier Danny Trevathan Jersey , defensive coordinator Vic Fangio hinted that first-round pick Roquan Smith would play more in Week 2Morrissey: Bears and Mitch Trubisky need to concentrate on his play, not the peripheral stuff - Sun Times - It doesn’t matter if he's a leader. It doesn’t matter that teammates love his attitude. It doesn’t matter that he's “coachable’’ and eager to learn.Finley: Bears say Kyle Long will start Monday despite ankle soreness - Sun Times - Bears coach Matt Nagy expects guard Kyle Long to start Monday night against the Seahawks even though he didn't practice Friday.Von Miller edges out Khalil Mack in AP's NFL pass rusher rankings - Sun Times - In a poll of AP's 10 football writers, Mack came in as the second-best pass rusher in the NFL behind Miller.Eurich: Bears Week 2 Friday injury report - 247Sports - The Chicago Bears and Seattle Seahawks will play on Monday night in Week 2.National score predictions for Bears vs. Seahawks - 247Sports - National predictions are in for the Chicago Bears vs. Seattle Seahawks.Eurich: Bears are preparing for Russell Wilson's arm and elusiveness - 247Sports - Vic Fangio respects what Russell Wilson brings to the table for the Seattle Seahawks.Eurich: Mitch Trubisky to appear on Family Feud - 247Sports - Mitch Trubisky is one of many NFL players who will appear on Celebrity Family Feud on September 16.Eurich: Bears dos and don'ts versus Seahawks - 247Sports - The Chicago Bears are ready to move on to the Seattle Seahawks.Which new NFL coach will break through in Week 2? - ESPN - Seven new coaches are looking for a win this week. Who has the best chance to make it happen?Da Bears Blog | DaBearsPod: 2018 Season Debut! - Jeff discusses the reaction to Sunday night’s loss in Green Bay and puts the pressure on Bears FANS to deliver at home Monday night.Medina: Kyle Long Missed a Second Straight Practice, But There is Still No Concern - Bleacher Nation - Kyle Long (ankle) remained on the injury report, but it doesn't feel like it's something to worry about long term.Emma: With Improvement In Mind, Bears QB Mitchell Trubisky His Own Harshest Critic - 670 The Score - Mitchell Trubisky was tough on himself after the loss to the Packers.Mayer: Bears defense gears up to face Russell Wilson - ChicagoBears.com - After battling arguably the NFL’s best quarterback in the Packers’ Aaron Rodgers in last Sunday night’s opener, the Bears defense will face a similar challenge against the Seahawks’ Russell Wilson Monday night at Soldier Field.Where to watch, listen to Bears-Seahawks game - ChicagoBears.com - The Bears will play their first regular-season home game at 7:15 p.m. (CT) Monday against the Seattle Seahawks at Soldier Field. Here's how you can watch and listen to the contest.Mayer: Video paints different picture of Burton play - ChicagoBears.com - Video of a play Sunday night against the Packers shows that Bears tight end Trey Burton wasn’t as wide open as a screenshot that was circulated on the Internet seems to indicate.Pick Is In: Bears vs. Seahawks - ChicagoBears.com - Local and national NFL analysts make their pick for the home opener between the Seahawks and Bears Monday night at Soldier Field. Keep track of their weekly record here on Chicagobears.com.Perez: Matt Nagy says he won’t let Mitch Trubisky be hard on himself - Bears Wire - Chicago Bears coach Matt Nagy said he won't let QB Mitch Trubisky be hard on himself after the team's Week 1 lossWill Dissly: The Seahawks’ most dangerous weapon you’ve never heard of - Bears Wire - The Chicago Bears will have to watch out for rookie Seattle Seahawks tight end Will Dissly in their Week 2 matchup on Monday night.Stankevitz: Why the Bears are confident in their defense going forward - NBC Sports Chicago - While Sunday's loss to the Green Bay Packers brought to light some concerns, the Bears are confident their defense will quickly answer those questions starting Monday night against the Seahawks.(Too) Bold Predictions: Under the lights for Week 2 - NBC Sports Chicago - It's Week 2 of (Too) Bold Predictions, where hyperbole reigns.POLISH SAUSAGEDolphins guard Josh Sitton to miss rest of 2018 season - NFL.com - The Dolphins have lost a key member of their offensive line. Guard Josh Sitton will miss the remainder of the 2018 season with a rotator cuff injury, NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport reported.KNOW THY ENEMYAll eyes on Lions G Kenny Wiggins as T.J. Lang continues to sit - Pride Of Detroit - It could be up to Kenny Wiggins to face off against a solid 49ers defensive front.Vikings vs. Packers: Kizer may be Packers’ starting QB (but, probably not) - Daily Norseman - Here’s some info on that guy named DeShone Kizer, in case that Rodgers-guy doesn’t play.Packers don’t have to dink and dunk even with a gimpy Aaron Rodgers - Acme Packing Company - Getting the ball out on time doesn’t have to mean short passes, as Rodgers showed in Week IN CASE YOU MISSED IT ON WINDY CITY GRIDIRONBerkes: Fantasy Football Forum - Week 2 - Windy City Gridiron - It’s only week 2 and we already have a major issue at the tight end positionLink's 2018 Chicago Bears vs Seattle Seahawks Preview: What to Watch For and Keys to the Game - Windy City Gridiron - After a brutal last-second loss to Aaron Rodgers and the Packers, can the Bears rebound and get on-track at home against Russell Wilson and the Seahawks?Silverstein: A Bears fan’s guide to the Pro Football Hall of Fame class of 2019 - Windy City Gridiron - Kreutz, Marshall among 4 Bears nominees.WCG CONTRIBUTORS BEARS PODCASTS & STREAMS2 Minute Drill - Website - iTunes - Andrew Link; Steven’s Streaming – Twitch – Steven Schweickert; T-Formation Conversation - Website - iTunes - Lester Wiltfong, Jr.; WCG Radio - Website - iTunes - Robert ZeglinskiTHE RULESWindy City Gridiron Community Guidelines - SBNation.com - We strive to make our communities open and inclusive to sports fans of all backgrounds. 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We do not allow the “calling out” of other members in any way, shape or form. Posts that do this will be deleted on sight. Bottom line, it’s fine to debate about football, but personal jabs and insults are strictly prohibited. Additionally, if you keep beating the same dead horse over and over and fail to heed a moderator’s warning to stop, you will be banned.Click on our names to follow us on Twitter:WCG Contributors: Jeff Berckes; Patti Curl; Eric Christopher Duerrwaechter;Kev H; Sam Householder; Jacob Infante; Aaron Lemming; Andrew Link; Ken Mitchell; Steven Schweickert; Jack Silverstein; EJ Snyder; Lester Wiltfong, Jr.; Robert Zeglinski; Like us on Facebook. Zach Miller is helping out wherever he can with the Chicago Bears. He is learning how to play the piano after teaching himself how to play guitar in college. He takes his children outside to play football and soccer.In a lot of ways, life is pretty much the same for Miller as it was before he sustained a gruesome left leg injury in a loss at New Orleans . In some ways, it's completely different.“I'm certain it changed me a little bit,” Miller said Monday on the anniversary of the horrific play. “Perseverance, I've always felt I've had that, but this is just on another level. Patience for sure, sitting there for six months and your foot won't move and you're trying to move it, it teaches you a little bit of patience and I guess just the will to keep on fighting.”Ton of positive things that I've gained out of this thing, and that's just the way I look at it, opposed to all the negative stuff I suppose you could take with it."One year ago Youth Eric Kush Jersey , Miller nearly lost his leg after he got hurt on a potential touchdown reception against the Saints. The veteran tight end dislocated his knee and tore an artery, but was walking on his own by late December.The 34-year-old Miller had the last of nine surgeries for the injury in January. He is talking about running again and keeping open the possibility of returning to the field, but he isn't sure how he would assess his progress.“I don't know if I'm ahead or behind because I don't know the blueprint of this thing,” he said. “I'm very happy where I'm at. Just throughout it, I've made goals just to see if I could attain them. I hit ‘em and I feel good where I’m at physically.”I've been able to get back in the weight room and start doing some things that at least feel like I'm getting stronger and make me feel better. But I still have a long ways to go and I understand that challenge and I'm willing to accept it.“Miller signed a futures contract with Chicago at the end of the 2013 season. After spending 2014 on injured reserve, he started 28 of 33 games while making 101 receptions for 1,161 yards and 11 touchdowns the past three years. He also spent three seasons with Jacksonville.He signed a one-year deal with the Bears in June, and the team placed him on the physically unable to perform list. While he rehabs his leg, Miller is helping the team by watching video and offering his perspective whenever anyone needs any help.”Zach is one of my favorite people I've been around in a long time,“ first-year Bears coach Matt Nagy said. ”I absolutely love the kid. He's somebody that we feel very fortunate and lucky to have be a part of this family and this organization. The times that we get together and we talk, I mean just such a happy-go-lucky guy, good, good person.“Miller said he is enjoying his role with the team, but isn't sure if he wants to get into coaching. He's focused on seeing how far he can go with his rehab.Same goes for the anniversary of his injury.”I don't want to say this was a year ago. I made it through one year already. This isn't we're looking back at that,“ he said. ”We're looking at kind of where I am now."Jay Cohen can be reached at s/jcohenap