The Bears Den: June 12, 2013 - Minicamp news and notes

USA TODAY Sports

Marc Trestman's new offensive gameplan revealed: sneak an extra QB, ball onto the field.

Cutler, Bears pleased with progress learning offense - Larry Mayer: The process of digesting a new offense continued for Jay Cutler and his teammates Tuesday as the Bears kicked off their mandatory three-day minicamp with a non-contact practice.

What went wrong with Carimi? - Dan Pompei: Saying Gabe Carimi was not good enough would be oversimplifying the matter. There were a number of steps, or missteps, that led to the first round pick becoming a former Bear.


Steven Schweickert: Gabe Carimi traded to Buccaneers

Peter King's TMQB - Tim Tebow landed in perfect spot with Patriots; mail.

Follow WCG on Twitter; like us on Facebook (& click on 'Subscribed to'). Click for Chicago Bears Tickets for next season. Check out David "OSS" Taylor's CheekyMonkeyArt prints and poop. I mean, shirts.

----------

Bearsss

Cutler says learning NFL offense is 'three-year process' - Brad Biggs: Cutler probably could put together a tutorial on how to learn a new offense; without directly saying it, the Bears QB points out there are going to be ups and downs.

Cutler mixes optimism, realism over offense - Michael C. Wright: QB believes the offense is "on pace" for the regular-season opener, but acknowledged "it takes time" to develop. Moon Mullin: Coach, QB sounding positive about working relationship.

Cutler: We’ve got some guys who can really play football - Bob LeGere: Cutler knows it takes time, a lot of work on the field and studying the playbook to master a new offense. The big difference this time is that he's been given more talented personnel than in the past.

Bears minicamp observations - Adam L. Jahns: Shea McClellin has no lingering foot worries; roster moves. Brad Biggs: Sedrick Ellis likely to get in DT rotation.


Kev H: Bears to sign DT Sedrick Ellis

Bears minicamp observations - Jeff Dickerson & Michael C. Wright on the Bears' roster moves; hamstring sidelines Alshon Jeffery on day 1. [Video] Kip Lewis & Moon Mullin share their thoughts.

Roster Review: Offense - Dan Durkin takes a look at each position group on the offensive side of the ball. Let's hope it's less offensive than it was last season.


Sam Householder: Confidence check: Offensive tackles

NFL.com: Around the League - Dan Hanzus: Jay Cutler understands how trading out Lovie Smith for Marc Trestman can improve both his and the Bears' fortunes in 2013. Includes [Video]. Adam L. Jahns: Genuinely appears to appreciate what he has in Trestman. Elliot Harrison: Will Bears' passing attack click?

Who's next to get paid? - Jason La Canfora: Should Cutler get off to a hot start, look for his contract status to become quite the in-season hot button issue.

Chicago and Oakland just can't escape the past - Ryan Van Bibber: The Raiders and the Bears are both trying to give the team a new look and feel, but legacies aren't so easily unwritten.

Patrick Mannelly looking forward to 16th Season, new STs coach - Maggie Hendricks: Though Mannelly loved working with Dave Toub, he is already enjoying working with Joe DeCamillis.


Lester A. Wiltfong Jr.: Mannelly is 3rd on Mt. Lunchpail, who will be 4th?

Photos - The Tribune has photos from Day 1 of the Bears' mandatory minicamp.

Photos of Cutler's secret Nashville wedding leaked - And without having to go to the Daily Mail after all.

----------

Polish sausage

Know thy enemy: Lions - Dave Birkett: Five storylines to follow in Lions minicamp.

Know thy enemy: Packers - Kevin Seifert: Vince Lombardi voted the greatest coach in NFL history on ESPN list.


Steven Seifert: ESPN ranks George Halas 4th greatest NFL coach

The only YouTube comment ever worth reading: "ok her[sic] goes, i would have sex with the small black haired one 1st, then the taller black haired one next, blonde one, then the girl who looks like a dude, finally i would illogically have sex with spock. not gay but he'd do a vulcan grip sort of thing and force me."

In This Article

Teams
X
Log In Sign Up

forgot?
Log In Sign Up

Forgot password?

We'll email you a reset link.

If you signed up using a 3rd party account like Facebook or Twitter, please login with it instead.

Forgot password?

Try another email?

Almost done,

By becoming a registered user, you are also agreeing to our Terms and confirming that you have read our Privacy Policy.

Join Windy City Gridiron

You must be a member of Windy City Gridiron to participate.

We have our own Community Guidelines at Windy City Gridiron. You should read them.

Join Windy City Gridiron

You must be a member of Windy City Gridiron to participate.

We have our own Community Guidelines at Windy City Gridiron. You should read them.

Spinner.vc97ec6e

Authenticating

Great!

Choose an available username to complete sign up.

In order to provide our users with a better overall experience, we ask for more information from Facebook when using it to login so that we can learn more about our audience and provide you with the best possible experience. We do not store specific user data and the sharing of it is not required to login with Facebook.

tracking_pixel_9341_tracker