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- Today is also the league's deadline for making a labor deal so that the pre-season won't be affected. Progress is being made. (NFL)
- Jay Cutler and Chad Ochocinco both like football and v-neck T-shirts. (Twitter)
- Mike Martz doesn't think the Bears need a big No. 1 receiver. (Chicago Sun-Times)
- If you have about $1.07 billion, you can buy the Bears. That's what Forbes values the franchise at, making it 14th among all pro franchises. (Chicago Tribune)
- Rookie lineman Gabe Carimi is preparing to line up at left or right tackle. (ESPN Chicago)
- Just try to look at this picture of Chris Harris and his new baby and not say, "Awwww." Can't do it. (Twitter)
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