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The Bear’s Den: August 14, 2017

Bears bring in a kicker with the yips & lose a WR with a broken finger

Denver Broncos v Chicago Bears Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images



Campbell: 5 observations from Bears practice Sunday - Chicago Tribune - Here are five observations from Sunday’s Bears practice. Remember, these are snapshots of players’ attempts to try new things and get better.

Finley: Bears QB Mitch Trubisky 'exciting,' but John Fox mum on Game 2 role - Chicago Sun-Times - Virginia McCaskey sat in a shiny orange golf cart just beyond the end zone Saturday, chatting with Bears coach John Fox.

Biggs: Pressure mounting for Mike Glennon as Mitch Trubisky continues to stand out - Chicago Tribune - The Bears haven't consistently seen a spark in practice from Mike Glennon, whom rookie Mitch Trubisky outperformed in the two-minute drill Sunday.

Potash: It's early, but — rookie Eddie Jackson takes first-team reps at safety - Chicago Sun-Times - Jackson still has a lot to prove in the preseason to win the job. But he’s definitely trending toward the starter’s role.

Finley: Bears pick Jordan Morgan transitions from Div. II tackle to NFL guard - Chicago Sun-Times - Bears training camp has buzzed about Mitch Trubisky’s debut, Adam Shaheen’s size and Tarik Cohen’s speed. But the Bears are happy with Morgan's growth

Wheaton: Bears wide receiver Markus Wheaton breaks finger - Chicago Sun-Times - Wide receiver Markus Wheaton broke his left pinkie at practice Sunday, Bears coach John Fox said.

Morrissey: Mike Glennon is up against something bigger than himself - Chicago Sun-Times - Mitch Mania wiping out everything in its path.

Finley: Bears camp digest - QB Mitch Trubisky finishes practice strong - Chicago Sun-Times - The Chicago Sun-Times’ Patrick Finley breaks down the Bears’ penultimate practice at Olivet Nazarene University:

Hoge & Jahns Podcast: Talking QBs and more with Bears GM Ryan Pace - Chicago Sun-Times - The Chicago Sun-Times' Adam L. Jahns and WGN Radio's Adam Hoge interviewed Bears general manager Ryan Pace after the final day of open practices.

Jahns: Bears GM discusses Mitch Trubisky's debut & more - Chicago Sun-Times - Be excited about Mitch Trubisky but still have faith in Mike Glennon.

LeGere: Bears have a deep, diverse running game - Daily Herald - When the regular season begins in four weeks, regardless of who quarterbacks the Bears, his best friend will be a strong running game. Fortunately for the Bears, they have a deep, talented and diverse crew of runners.

Video: Why Mike Glennon isn’t putting any extra pressure on himself heading into second preseason game - CSN Chicago - Despite Mitch-a-palooza in the Windy City, Mike Glennon isn't putting additional pressure on himself heading into Week 2.

Hub Arkush: Tanner Gentry has been the MVP of Bears camp so far - Pro Football Weekly - Hub Arkush: Tanner Gentry has been the MVP of Bears camp so far

Mayer: Jackson's debut a confidence-booster - - The opportunity to make his NFL debut wasn’t the only reason that Bears rookie safety Eddie Jackson was thrilled to play in Thursday night’s preseason opener against the Broncos.

Mayer: Wheaton breaks finger - - In his first padded practice since undergoing an appendectomy July 30, Bears receiver Markus Wheaton sustained a broken pinkie finger Sunday.

Moreano: Bears fans should embrace Trubisky hype - Da Bears Brothers - When it comes to the Chicago Bears there hasn’t been much to be excited about ... until now. All thanks to Mitch Trubisky.

DeWitt: : Insight From Practice No. 13 (Trubisky Overshadows Glennon ... Again) - Da Bears Borhters - In this episode, Da Bears Brothers discuss what they witnessed in the final practice open to the public, and in many ways, it resembled Thursdays' game.

Alper: Mike Glennon doesn’t want to put too much pressure on next game - ProFootballTalk - Bears coach John Fox said that there won't be a change to the depth chart at quarterback because Mitchell Trubisky had a good game against the Broncos after starter Mike Glennon struggled in his first outing with the team.

Shook: Chicago Bears claim Roberto Aguayo via waivers - - It didn't take long for Roberto Aguayo to find a job, at least temporarily. The Chicago Bears have been awarded Aguayo via waivers, the team announced on Sunday.


Smith: Packers rookies have a long way to go after first preseason game - Acme Packing Company - Breaking down the good and bad from Green Bay’s young rookies in their first preseason game.

Yost: Lions’ Kerry Hyder suffers significant Achilles injury - Pride Of Detroit - The Lions’ defensive line could be even thinner to start the year.

Platte: Detroit Lions vs. Indianapolis Colts stock report - Pride Of Detroit - The Lions blew the doors off the Colts on offense and defense despite injuries, but not everyone played well.


Link: What Does the Future of the Bears Offense Look Like? - Windy City Gridiron - In this thought exercise, I dream about what this offense could look like once the inevitable happens: Mitchell Trubisky takes the reins

Wiltfong: Chicago Bears 2017 Position Battles - Looking for a defensive lineman to step up - Windy City Gridiron - We continue our position by position look at all the roster battles on the Chicago Bears.

Wiltfong: The Bear Down Classic to support the Otis Wilson Charitable Association - Windy City Gridiron - Do you like to golf? Do you like Jamaica? Do you like the Chicago Bears? If you answered yes to these three questions, then you need to check this out!

Wiltfong: Chicago Bears Training Camp (8-13-17) - Live streaming updates from Bourbonnais - Windy City Gridiron - Follow along as Robert has Chicago Bears’ training camp covered from all angles.

Infante: Bears claim K Roberto Aguayo off waivers - Windy City Gridiron - Chicago adds a highly-touted draft prospect to compete with Connor Barth.


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