Competition for return jobs wide open - Larry Mayer: With at least five players in the mix, the competition for the punt and kickoff return jobs will be among the most intriguing position battles in training camp.
Roster analysis: Defensive tackle - Jeff Dickerson: Determined to avoid a repeat of last year's desperate situation, the Bears spent two early draft picks to inject some youth and increase depth at the position.
Secondary focusing on moving on from last season's struggles - Not-Hub Arnold: Although toughness on defense starts up front, Jon Hoke says he will do a better job coaching the secondary to live up to expectations.
Bears mailbag - Brad Biggs fields readers' questions on Brock Vereen's potential, Shea McClellin's position switch, potential break-out players and more.
[Video] - What to expect from Adrian Wilson?
NFL.com's preseason list of best QBs - Chris Wesseling: Jay Cutler is set up for a career year after getting outplayed by his backup in 2013. It's time for him to make good on his arm talent and stop being a tease.
Football Outsiders - FO takes a look at 2013 rushing success by number of players lined up in the backfield. The Bears rushed quite a bit better when there was only the one.
NFL.com's top 20 games of 2013 - Bears-Packers in week 17 was high on drama, for a neutral. Alas, we're not neutrals.
Sun-Times Bears section here.
Know thy enemy: Lions - Doug Farrar's offseason report: After a 6-3 start, the wheels fell off and Detroit managed just one win through its final seven games, missing the postseason for the fourth time in five years under Jim Schwartz. Greg Gabriel: Is this the year the Lions make it over the hump? Rob Rang: Versatility key for Van Noy.