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Chicago Bears Training Camp 2014: August 11 recap

The Chicago Bears will play preseason game #2 in just three more days. Let's take a peek at today's training camp practice and see how things are shaping up.

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So what ridiculous overreactions did you hear after Friday night's "HUGE" win by the Chicago Bears over the Philadelphia Eagles? I lucked into tickets that night so I got to hear first hand just how excited fans were to see Jordan Lynch play. Some fans really, really want him to make the team.

Other things I overheard that night;

After the big hit by Adrian Wilson, 'Adrian Wilson is gonna be a Pro Bowler!'

After a few bad punts, "We never shoulda cut Butt-Head's kid.'

After pretty much every long snap, 'Bring back Patrick Mannelly!'

After the kick return TD by the Eagles, 'A Dave Toub coached special teams never would allow a return TD.'

After David Fales' first completion, 'This kid's gonna be special!'

It's one practice game. Settle down...

Now over to today's practice. It was a very sloppy morning in Bourbonnais so the Bears moved practice to Ward Field, which just had field turf installed a few weeks ago. Field turf in the Midwest, what a novel concept.

The inactives were as follows: Lance Briggs was given the day off and Jordan Mills, Isaiah Frey, Eben Britton, Brain de la Puente and Chris Williams were all nursing injuries.

In case you missed it, both Chris Conte and Craig Steltz were activated from the PUP list on Sunday. As I tweeted out yesterday (follow me at @wiltfongjr btw), don't be surprised to see Conte back with the ones as soon as he's physically up to speed.

And speaking of Conte...

At the beginning of practice this was happening;

Then this happened;

And finally this happened;

The other Bear defender that has suffered the wrath from a lot of fans is Shea McClellin. He definitely had a few hiccups against the Eagles, but he was still lining up with the ones as the strong side outside linebacker in their base D.

The Bears were having other LBs work more at nickel in place of McClellin today.

Shea wasn't the only linebacker that looked out of sorts against the Eagles, which prompted this from the Bears LB coach.

In other defensive tweets...

And a few tweets about the offense...

Don't be alarmed if you heard about Brandon Marshall fielding punts.

That Coach Trestman is a great guy...

I'll just place this right here.

What are some of your thoughts after today's practice?