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Bears mailbag call Week 15: A youthful awakening

Chicago's young guns like Adam Shaheen flashed in Cincinnati. In a jarring turn, there's a lot to discuss.

Chicago Bears v Cincinnati Bengals Photo by Andy Lyons/Getty Images

There's no debating which team's 2017 draft class has most impacted this NFL season so far. By acquiring likely Defensive Rookie of the Year in Marshon Lattimore, likely Offensive Rookie of the Year in Alvin Kamara, along with impactful starters Ryan Ramczyk and Marcus Williams, the New Orleans Saints have vaulted themselves back into Super Bowl contention.

In time though, the Bears' class of this year could have something to say to the Big Easy down the line. It's just one game against the Bengals where they all flashed and played well at the time; but the core four of 2017 in Mitchell Trubisky, Adam Shaheen, Eddie Jackson, as well as Tarik Cohen all are beginning to put it together with regularity.

Four Bears trying to change the organizational culture. Four Bears getting more confident by the day. Four Bears offering a glimpse of the future.

There are three games left in the 2017 season, and as Sunday showed, a lot of Chicago's hopeful foundational pieces are going to do everything but mail it in (contrary to popular belief). There's still too many steps to take as a franchise to springboard for next season, after all.

So, what's on your mind regarding these fair Bears? Are you worried about the consistency carrying over from week to week, especially with a short turnaround against Detroit? What players' developments still concern you? Is the new "Star Wars" going to live up to the hype?

Ask me anything regarding the Bears, football, Jedis, whatever. This is your mailbag call. As always, reply with your questions below and or tweet at me @RobertZeglinski while using #AskWCG.

Don't tread too far to the dark side, folks. Maintain the balance in the force at Halas Hall.

Robert Zeglinski is the Bears beat writer for The Rock River Times, an editor for Windy City Gridiron, and contributor to The Athletic Chicago. You can follow him on Twitter @RobertZeglinski.