clock menu more-arrow no yes

Filed under:

The Bear’s Den, May 10, 2019

New, comments

Chuck Pagano: “Is this heaven?” The ghost of Papa Bear Halas: “No, it’s Chicago. Close enough though... close enough”

Chicago Bears vs Los Angeles Raiders Photo by Mike Powell/Allsport/Getty Images

BEAR DOWN, CHICAGO BEARS, BEAR DOWN!!!!

BEARRRSSSS / FREE AGENCY / DRAFT

Campbell: 'We've got a 3-headed monster' - Mitch Trubisky is excited about the Bears' retooled backfield and Year 2 in Matt Nagy's offense - Chicago Tribune - Bears quarterback Mitch Trubisky senses gains in the offense because David Montgomerynd Mike Davis were added to a retooled backfield and because of the team's experience in coach Matt Nagy's system.

Barbieri: Chuck Pagano on landing job with Bears - ‘I’ve died and gone to heaven’ - Bears Wire - New Bears defensive coordinator Chuck Pagano is fired up to be leading Chicago's fearsome defense.

Chalk Talk: How many picks do Bears have in 2020 draft? - ChicagoBears.com - Senior writer Larry Mayer discusses how many draft picks the Bears have in the 2020 NFL Draft, the Bears’ plans for undrafted receiver Emanuel Hall and why kicker Eddy Pineiro was expendable with the Raiders.

Mayer: Bears100 Celebration to feature d-linemen - ChicagoBears.com - The last six decades of Bears football will be represented during a special defensive line panel discussion at the Bears100 Celebration June 7-9 in Rosemont.

Mayer: Bears’ seventh-rounders boast intriguing traits - ChicagoBears.com - With running back Kerrith Whyte’s blazing speed and cornerback Stephen Denmark’s rare size, the two seventh-round picks possess special characteristics that the Bears are eager to see more of on the practice field.

Medina: The Bears Have Between $15-17 Million in Salary Cap Space as a New Wave of Free Agency Opens Up - Bleacher Nation - Let the games begin ... again!

Heifetz: Get Ready for the Second Wave of NFL Free Agency - The Ringer - Tuesday is the first day that signings won’t count against compensatory picks, meaning these veterans could soon find homes

Eurich: Comparing Chicago Bears CB Stephen Denmark to Richard Sherman - 247Sports - Comparisons to an All-Pro cornerback are not fair for Chicago Bears rookie Stephen Denmark. Ken's Note: Yeah, but it's a slow news day at 247Sports so let's just go ahead and make them anyway...

Chicago Bears Rookie Film Review: Kerrith Whyte - 247Sports - We break down film on Chicago Bears rookie running back Kerrith Whyte Jr. ahead of OTA's later this May.

Eurich: Nick Kwiatkoski fits mold of trade candidate for Chicago Bears - 247Sports - Chicago Bears general manager Ryan Pace has never been one to shy away from making a trade.

POLISH SAUSAGE

Kyler Murray’s contract includes baseball provision – ProFootballTalk - Kyler Murray signed his rookie deal Thursday, a deal that includes the same baseball language that Jameis Winston’s rookie deal contained. A source told PFT that any baseball voids future guarantees. The Cardinals drafted Murray with the No. 1 overall pick without a baseball clause in place.

Seahawks part ways with Doug Baldwin, Chancellor - NFL.com - Doug Baldwin and Kam Chancellor are no longer active members of the Seahawks. The team announced Thursday that they are terminating the contracts of both players with failed physical designations.

2020 NFL Draft: Compensatory pick projections for every team - NFL.com - Lance Zierlein takes a stab at projecting the compensatory picks for the 2020 NFL Draft. The Patriots and Seahawks are the teams positioned to receive the most value when the picks are awarded next year.

KNOW THY ENEMY

ESPN’s predictive model expecting another painful year for Detroit Lions - Pride Of Detroit - But don’t read too much—or anything—into their "data."

Breaking down the Packers’ possible starting offensive lines for week one - Acme Packing Company - With some uncertainty on the offensive line entering OTAs, these four groups look like the most plausible starting fives for the Packers in week one.

The Vikings offensive line: Are you going to love it, or list it? - Daily Norseman - Who could give the Vikings a better line, Hilary or David?

WCG CONTRIBUTORS BEARS PODCASTS & STREAMS

Windy City Gridiron Podcast Channel which includes Bear With Me from Robert Schmitz, Bears Over Beers featuring Jeff Berckes & EJ Snyder, and T Formation Conversation from Lester A. Wiltfong Jr.; Steven’s Streaming Twitch Channel from Steven Schweickert; and Robert Zeglinski’s The Blitz Network

THE RULES

Windy City Gridiron Community Guidelines - SBNation.com - We strive to make our communities open and inclusive to sports fans of all backgrounds. The following is not permitted in comments. No personal attacks, politics, gender based insults of any kind, racial insults, etc.

The Bear’s Den Specific Guidelines – The Bear’s Den is a place for Chicago Bears fans to discuss Chicago Bears football, related NFL stories, and general football talk. It is NOT a place to discuss religion or politics or post political pictures or memes. Unless otherwise stated, the Den is not an open thread, and profanity (including profanity only stated in pictures) is prohibited.

Click on our names to follow us on Twitter:

WCG Contributors: Jeff Berckes; Patti Curl; Eric Christopher Duerrwaechter; Kev H; Sam Householder; Jacob Infante; Aaron Lemming; Ken Mitchell; Steven Schweickert; Jack Silverstein; EJ Snyder; Lester Wiltfong, Jr.; Whiskey Ranger; Robert Schmitz; Robert Zeglinski; Like us on Facebook.