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Gilbert Rookie Diary: 8th Entry

DT Jarron Gilbert (Warren Wimmer Photo)

The Chicago Bears play their final preseason game on Thursday, and while Jarron Gilbert is assured of making the final roster, his role on defense is yet to be determined. In another installment of his Rookie Diary, Gilbert writes about a bloodthirsty crowd in Denver and getting used to the travel schedule.

The Denver game was a lot of fun. It was exactly as we expected it to be, with the crowd very much into the game and quite vocal against our team. The Denver players were pretty intense as well, to a level more than what you'd normally find during a preseason game. I think that kind of a situation becomes positive motivation if everybody is yelling at you. You want to get the crowd out of...

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