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The Bear’s Den, August 1, 2017

Shaheen turning heads with big plays, QB’s have a good day Monday

Mike Glennon speaks to the press after Monday’s practice
Photo by Robert Zeglinski



Wiederer: Bears trying positive reinforcement with receiver Kevin White - Chicago Tribune - Bears looking to make often-injured receiver Kevin White more confident by reminding him of college accomplishments

Mitch Trubisky continues to showcase mobility, athleticism for Bears - Chicago Tribune - Mitch Trubisky continues to show his athleticism and big arm, while Mike Glennon has exhibited leadership skills for the Bears

Campbell: Bears' Leonard Floyd confident he has fixed tackling technique - Chicago Tribune - Bears pass-rusher Leonard Floyd is confident he's fixed his tackling technique after two scary concussions last season.

Photos: Monday's Bears training camp practice - Chicago Tribune - Photos from the Bears' training camp practice on Monday, July 31, 2017, in Bourbonnais.

Campbell: 5 observations from Bears practice Monday - Chicago Tribune - The Bears practiced Monday in helmets and shorts but no shoulder pads, part of their initiative this summer to try to keep players healthy. They worked in pads

Stankevitz: Bears won’t have to temper expectations for Adam Shaheen - CSN Chicago - Adam Shaheen is tuning out the hype as he looks to make an impact as a rookie this year.

Boden: Clean QBs, two Shaheen touchdowns highlights Monday's practice - CSN Chicago - CSN's Chris Boden provides six bullet points recapping Monday's Bears training camp at Bourbonnais.

Potash: It's only camp, but 4 picks in one practice a big deal for Bears' DBs - Chicago Sun-Times - ... any time defensive backs take advantage of an opportunity for a takeaway, it’s usually a good thing.

Halas Intrigue: Patrick Finley, Mark Potash break down Bears camp - Chicago Sun-Times - In the latest Halas Intrigue podcast, Patrick Finley and Mark Potash give a progress report so far on Bears training camp, and what they've seen:

Finley: Mitch Trubisky wows with athleticism - Chicago Sun-Times - The Sun-Times’ Patrick Finley breaks down the fifth day of Bears training-camp practice:

Finley: Why Bears QB Mike Glennon is the unquestioned leader of his offense - Chicago Sun-Times - Glennon makes his teammates run. At the end of every Bears training camp practice, the starting quarterback adds up the false starts and turnovers.

Potash: How is Mitch Trubisky doing? 'He's come in with the right attitude' - Chicago Sun-Times - The upshot: Trubisky is doing fine, just like all the other quarterbacks.

Podcast: Observations from Bears training camp - Bears Wire - Bears Wire's own Lorin Cox went to Chicago Bears training camp and recorded his observations on the Locked on Bears podcast.

Fishbain: Position coaches talk WR Kevin White, TE Adam Shaheen from camp - Pro Football Weekly - Bears WRs coach Zach Azzanni working with White on staying positive

Fishbain: Chicago Bears QB coach Dave Ragone impressed with his group to start camp - Pro Football Weekly - Ragone discussed Trubisky's ability to throw on the run and Glennon's footwork

Eurich: Tanner Gentry continues to impress the Bears - 247sports - Tanner Gentry is continuing to earn his keep with the Chicago Bears.

Hoge: Five Takeaways From The Bears’ First Five Practices - WGN Radio - Monday’s non-padded practice at Olivet Nazarene University marked the end of the longest stretch of consecutive practices in training camp. Starting last Thursday, the Bears held two non-padded practices, two padded practices, and one walk-through. With Tuesday being the first off day of training camp, here are five takeaways from the first five days of action.

Magary: Why Your Team Sucks 2017 - Chicago Bears Edition - Deadspin - Some people are fans of the Chicago Bears. But many, many more people are NOT fans of the Chicago Bears. This 2017 Deadspin NFL team preview is for those in the latter group. Read all the previews so far here. Ken's Note: For those that don't know, Deadspin does one these for every NFL team.


Smith: Bruce Arians says “Play like s–t, I’ll treat you like s–t” - ProFootballTalk - Bruce Arians was not happy with the way the Cardinals practiced today. As a result, at the end of practice, Arians forced the entire team to run wind sprints.

Orr: Roger Goodell says 'I don't think any teams tank' - - The Jets have done their best to resist the "tanking" label attached to their offseason. On Monday, NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell said he doesn't believe New York or any other team is trying to "tank."

Western: Amazon Prime subscribers will get Bears-Packers on Thursday Night Football - Acme Packing Company - If you have Prime and are away from a TV on Thursday in week 4, you’ll still be able to watch the Packers’ game.


Smith: Viking's Anthony Barr admits his effort needs to improve - ProFootballTalk - Vikings outside linebacker Anthony Barr wasn't quite the impact player the team hoped he'd be last season, finishing with career lows in sacks and total tackles despite being healthy for all 16 games for the first time in his three years in the NFL.

Packers Practice Recap, 7/31: Josh Jones keeps impressing - Acme Packing Company - The rookie safety is looking like one of the most impactful players on the Packers’ defense regardless of experience level.

Minnesota Vikings Training Camp: FIGHT! FIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIGHT!! - Daily Norseman - A couple of teammates get into it in Mankato

Reisman: Storm Norton enters the competition at left tackle, takes first-team reps - Pride Of Detroit - The Lions left tackle job appears to be wide open early in training camp.

Reisman: Where the Lions roster stands - depth concerns at defensive tackle - Pride Of Detroit - Defensive tackle could be this team’s biggest need in 2018.


Wiltfong: Chicago Bears Training Camp 2017 - Padded practices recap - Windy City Gridiron - In Lester’s latest episode of his T Formation Conversation Podcast, he’s joined by Andrew Link, who was down at Bourbonnais all weekend long. The two of them discuss all things Chicago Bears’ training camp.
Zeglinski: Bears mailbag call: Camp Week 1 - Windy City Gridiron - From Bears stars plugging away to a quarterback competition that's non-existent at the moment, phase one of camp has an interesting dynamic.

Wiltfong: Chicago Bears Training Camp 2017 - Quarterbacks looking sharp - Windy City Gridiron - A run down of the Bears practice from today.


BearDownSoHard: Bears Training Camp - The Layman's Perspective - Windy City Gridiron - 2017 marked the first year I decided to attend a Chicago Bears training camp. I've lived in Chicago most of my adult life, have grown up with football, played football, and am an avid Bears fan....

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