Before we get into the training camp recap, this is just awesome.
Tight end Dante Rosario is a new addition to the walking wounded; he was held out due to calf soreness. Brian de la Puente, Eben Britton and Jordan Mills all remain out from the offensive line. Chris Williams and Isaiah Frey are both nursing hamstrings. Matt Forte, Jeremiah Ratliff and Charles Tillman were given a veteran's day off.
With Ratliff out it was rookie Will Sutton working with the ones.
Even though Marc Trestman say's it's too early to say who's the leader for the #2 quarterback job, he did announce that Jimmy Clausen will be second in line on Thursday night against the Jaguars.
Trestman also said it was too early to tell if Chris Conte was ready for any preseason action. The starting safeties to begin today were Ryan Mundy and Danny McCray.
The Bears had a few special guests at camp today: the ESPN Monday Night Football crew and the reigning Miss Illinois.
Here are a few tweets from long time NFL guy Dan Pompei.
A few thoughts from Bears camp: 1. The depth at WR is a problem. Not sure the third WR is even on the roster now.— Dan Pompei (@danpompei) August 12, 2014
Should clarify tweet about Bears WRs. Marquess Wilson was really coming on before injury. He'll be back eventually we think— Dan Pompei (@danpompei) August 12, 2014
2. The DL is significantly better than 1 yr ago. Significantly. That's staring 4, depth, playmaking ability and any way you can think of.— Dan Pompei (@danpompei) August 12, 2014
3. Right now Clausen looks like the No. 2 QB. He isn't as comfortable with the O as Jordan Palmer, but his ability & decisiveness stand out.— Dan Pompei (@danpompei) August 12, 2014
And now on to a some tweets from the local beat guys.
Zach Miller getting snaps with first team offense in two tight end set with Martellus Bennett. Just had another catch in #Bears camp.— Adam Jahns (@adamjahns) August 12, 2014
#Bears TE Zach Miller with a diving touchdown catch from Jimmy Clausen in red zone drills.— Adam Jahns (@adamjahns) August 12, 2014
Touchdown No. 2 for Zach Miller. His impressive play just continues at #Bears camp.— Adam Jahns (@adamjahns) August 12, 2014
#BearsTalk bad short pass by Jordan Palmer after holding ball too long.— John Mullin (@CSNMoonMullin) August 12, 2014
CB Sherrick McManis stripped RB Shaun Draughn in team drills just now. Perfect closed-fist punch out #Bears— Rich Campbell (@Rich_Campbell) August 12, 2014
Chris Conte was getting heckled by fans after he slipped on soggy field. A veteran #Bears defensive player tells them shut up.— Adam Jahns (@adamjahns) August 12, 2014
<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" lang="en"><p>For those asking, it was Tillman. He was the veteran player. I’ll just say it</p>— Adam Jahns (@adamjahns) <a href="https://twitter.com/adamjahns/statuses/499286821067841537">August 12, 2014</a></blockquote>
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#BearsTalk DE David Bass stuffs run play with strong inside move.— John Mullin (@CSNMoonMullin) August 12, 2014
#Bears punter Pat O’Donnell with a punt from his own end zone to the opposite 35 yard line.— Adam Jahns (@adamjahns) August 12, 2014
He forgot to add the #MegaPunt
Trestman on Cutler's camp: "I thought he was just excellent with the football team."— Zach Zaidman (@ZachZaidman) August 12, 2014
With the Bears breaking camp tomorrow what are your thoughts so far?