Players to watch in Bears training camp

Jerry Lai-USA TODAY Sports

There has been only two padded practices and only five total practices, but with Twitterverse and all kinds of articles breaking down practice it has been easy to follow along and see the players who have stood out early.

Since the Bears first hit the practice field last Thursday, every drill has been under the Twitter microscope and WCG has been there afterward to round up all the best bits into a neat little package for easy digestion.

Both the defense and offense have had some highlights and lowlights but certain names keep popping up as playmakers.

Yes, it is only five days into training camp, yes Trestman's practice style calls for no hitting, but that doesn't mean that the following players shouldn't be on your radar heading into preseason games. I've chosen players whose names I see pop up often and who are mostly locked into position battles.

Players are listed alphabetically:

James Brown - Brown is competing with first-round pick Kyle Long at RG. He was very raw last year and appears ready to step up in his second season. Still a long way to go but this might be the must-watch camp battle so far. Evidence. Tweet support.

Kyle Long - The man Brown is competing with has impressed early in camp. Splitting time with Brown and playing with the ones on the right side. He could get forced into action because of his draft position or he could continue to impress and actually earn his playing time. Stay tuned. Evidence. More tweet support. And one more.

Fendi Onobun - The tight end is running with the twos and early reports seem to be that he is finally coming into his own after spending his first couple years bouncing around teams. Evidence. More evidence.

Marquees Wilson - The seventh round receiver has been impressive making catches and burning up with the third stringers. Keep an eye on him to see if he gets reps with the second team. Evidence. More. More.

Corey Wootton - The fourth-year pro, entering his contract season, has impressed the Twitter report. He's even taken over the swing role Israel Idonije played last season. Tweet. Tweet. Tweet. Tweet.

Those are just the names that stuck out to me. Second-year receiver Alshon Jeffery has been the subject of several highlights as well but big things are expected from him, I'm trying to find slightly lesser-known, less-experienced players to keep an eye on.

Who has stuck out to you from Twitter reports or otherwise?

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