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Thursday, July 1, 2010
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By ESPN.com staff

We're Black and Blue All Over:

Chicago Bears

ESPNChicago.com's Michael C. Wright takes a look at five questions facing the Bears, including "What happens if Jay Cutler goes down?"

The Chicago Sun-Times' Sean Jensen thinks it's unlikely the Bears will pursue San Diego receiver Vincent Jackson.

Special-teams ace Tim Shaw took a moment over the weekend to visit where it all began.

Detroit Lions

NESN.com's Jeff Howe thinks the Lions have built a solid foundation for improvement in his offseason preview of the team.

Lions draft pick Tim Toone will be a guest at the Angels-Royals game this Friday -- but is too irrelevant to throw out the first pitch.

The Free Press takes a look at the Lions' considerable jump in ESPN's Ultimate Standings.

Green Bay Packers

The Baltimore Sun ranks the Packers third in its offseason power rankings -- two spots above Minnesota.

Putting the green in Green Bay, the Packers will plant a tree for every first down they record this year.

The Packers ranked ninth in ESPN's Ultimate Standings -- third among all NFL teams.

Minnesota Vikings

Ex-Vikings wide receiver Cris Carter thinks Brett Favre is coming back and that "everyone knows that."

All-Pro Jared Allen will be hosting his first charity golf tournament to benefit injured veterans July 10 in Arizona.