Goldman makes good first impression - Larry Mayer: Rookie DT Eddie Goldman impressed coach John Fox both on the field and in the classroom during the team’s recently-completed offseason program.
Bears players give John Fox high marks - Adam Jahns: Fox’s ways of endearing himself to players are renowned across the NFL and seemingly make him the ideal coach for the Bears after a troubling time.
Jared Allen wants to bring championship to Bears - Not-Hub Bartelson: While the city of Chicago continues its celebration of the Blackhawks' third Stanley Cup in six years, Jared Allen has certainly taken notice and yearns for the same feeling for his teammates in the future.
Eddie Royal, Kyle Long raise their stocks in OTAs - Jeff Dickerson: Royal certainly has looked worth the investment, and fellow receivers Alshon Jeffery and Marquess Wilson also look sharp in OTAs and minicamp.
[Audio] - Ben Eagle, Chris Burke, and Doug Farrar debate the new toughest division in the NFL. With the 49ers slipping toward mediocrity, has the NFC North taken the mantle from the NFC West?
Bears history - Rick Telander: Jim McMahon isn't that bad of a boy after all, according to his father. ‘‘Don’t believe any of his [BlairSheade],’’ says Jim, the elder, with a chuckle. You mean, he was a delight as a child, never a problem? ‘‘He had his moments.’’
TMZ - Blair Sheade: Alot Of Chicagos Professional Athletes Took To Social Media Wishing There Dad A Happy Fathers Day. #4 Will Make You Cry
NFL Health & Safety - (BBC Sport): It is "not around the corner" but the chairman of the NFL's safety commission believes gridiron could ban helmets one day ... John Breech: Update/clarification: He doesn't, after all.
Know thy enemy: Vikings - (AP): Vikings give giant 27-year-old tackle with limited American football experience in leagues in Germany and his native Poland a try. [And didn't bring back J-Webb Nation. Just sayin'. - Den]