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Jason La Canfora calls Bears “the poster boys for 2019 regression”. Is La Canfora right?

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La Canfora: 2019 NFL predictions - A way-too-early look at who’ll be division winners and playoff teams - “The Bears are the poster boys for 2019 regression to me.” Ken’s Note: La Canfora has been so completely, and so consistently, wrong about all things Bears that his negative opinion probably in fact assured the Bears of a Super Bowl berth. JLC is like the “anti-correct”, he repels all Bears things factual.

Analyst projects Chicago Bears to miss playoffs in 2019 - 247Sports - Jason La Canfora of CBS Sports recently gave his early predictions for the 2019 season and did not have the Bears anywhere near the playoffs. He has the Minnesota Vikings winning the division. Ken’s Note: It’s not an analyst, it’s just La Canfora.

Bring It On: Jason La Canfora Calls 2019 Bears the “Poster Boys For Regression” - Bleacher Nation - Here we go again...

Countdown to Camp 2019: Chicago Bears Offensive Line Preview - Chicago Audible Podcast - The Chicago Audible begins its annual countdown to Chicago Bears training camp (and positional previews) with an in-depth look at the offensive line.

Former Chicago Bears DE Israel Idonije to be in Netflix film - 247Sports - Former Chicago Bears defensive end Israel Idonije can soon add another notch to his impressive post-NFL career belt soon. It was revealed in a trailer for the new Netflix film Beats that Idonije will now get a chance to show off his acting jobs.

Taking a post draft, rookie-minicamp look at the Bears 2019 opponents: Weeks 11-17 - NBC Sports Chicago - The last of our three-part series: Weeks 11-17.

POLISH SAUSAGE

Proposed “tweak” of replay review for pass interference is more like an amputation – ProFootballTalk - The NFL went too far one way in March. It may now go too far the other way in May. Only two weeks after Competition Committee member Stephen Jones expressed during an appearance on #PFTPM a high degree of confidence that the new rule that makes offensive and defensive pass interference subject to...

Los Angeles Chargers, Rams head NFL’s most complete teams, Bears top 10 - NFL.com - With the 2019 NFL Draft and most of free agency behind us, we basically know what each NFL roster will look like in the fall. Which teams are the most complete? Adam Schein provides his ranking.

Ranking NFL QB commitment - How married all 32 teams are to their starters - ESPN - Some NFL teams are married to their quarterbacks. Some are just starting to get serious. Let’s evaluate every team’s relationship with its starter.

KNOW THY ENEMY

Detroit Lions fans scoff at Vegas’ win total, over/under - Pride Of Detroit - 6.5 wins? Nah. Ken’s Note: I get why Lions are scoffing... the thought of the Lions winning as many as 6 games this year? Preposterous. Then again, Green Bay hasn’t been up to .500 for years now, so... there is that...

Who are the Detroit Lions trying to be? - Pride Of Detroit - Mike Payton looks at Bob Quinn’s offseason plan an

Former Vikings WR signs 1-year deal with Carolina - Daily Norseman - Robinson is taking his ‘Deep Threat’ talents to the East Coast.

Packers’ selection of Kingsley Keke in 2019 NFL Draft continues to draw praise - Acme Packing Company - The Packers were thrilled to get Keke in round five, and he is showing up on practically every list of underrated acquisitions this season.

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Wiltfong: What is the Bears best “under-the-radar” offseason move? - Windy City Gridiron - While it wasn’t as splashy of an offseason for the Chicago Bears that we’ve grown accustomed to under general manager Ryan Pace — with no big money free agents or first or second round draft picks...

Wiltfong: David Montgomery and Riley Ridley to represent the Bears at the NFLPA Rookie Premiere - Windy City Gridiron - The Bears had two rookies chosen to among the Top 40 invited to the NFLPA Rookie Premiere.

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