BEAR DOWN, CHICAGO BEARS, BEAR DOWN!!!!
Brant: Bears high on Ten most talented NFL teams list ahead of the 2019 season - NFL.com - Is there any roster more stacked than the Dallas Cowboys outfit headlined by running back Ezekiel Elliott? Gil Brandt examines the 10 most talented teams in the NFL.
Stankevitz: Bilal Nichols eyes an even bigger impact for Bears in 2019 - NBC Sports Chicago - Bilal Nichols proved to be a solid fifth-round find in 2018, but thinks he can be more consistently dominant in 2019.
Bears announce 2019 training camp schedule, which features July 25 report date - NBC Sports Chicago - The Bears announced their 2019 training camp schedule on Thursday, with the team set to report to Bourbonnais on July 25.
Chalk Talk: Do London games help or hurt? - ChicagoBears.com - Senior writer Larry Mayer discusses how often teams that play games in London make the playoffs, why a long-snapper wasn’t included on the Bears’ all-time team and special events preceding the Bears-Packers opener.
Mayer: Bears announce 2019 training camp schedule - ChicagoBears.com - The Bears will conduct training camp from July 25 through Aug. 11 at Olivet Nazarene University in Bourbonnais, where fans will be able to watch practice and park free of charge.
Mayer: Bears sign sixth-round corner Shelley to deal - ChicagoBears.com - Five weeks before the start of training camp, the Bears on Thursday inked their final unsigned draft pick, cornerback Duke Shelley, to a four-year contract.
Vandzuiden: Allen Robinson - Over or Under 1,000 Receiving Yards in 2019? - Chicago Audible Blog - Will Chicago Bears WR Allen Robinson surpass 1,000 receiving yards in 2019?
Finley: Bears announce 2019 training-camp schedule - Chicago Sun-Times - The Bears will have eight dates at Olivet Nazarene University in Bourbonnais that will be open to the public.
Alper: Tarik Cohen - Matt Nagy shows us end of playoff loss often – ProFootballTalk - There are different ways of dealing with a painful loss that ends a season. Some teams try to move on without dwelling on what happened in the past. Other teams choose to use the memory of the loss as a driver for the future. The Bears have opted for door No. 2.
NFL finalizes pass interference replay for 2019 season - NFL.com - The NFL Competition Committee unanimously recommended the rule for instant replay of pass interference for this season only, the committee announced Thursday.
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State of the Franchise: Matt Patricia’s Lions a playoff sleeper? - NFL.com - The Lions had six wins a year ago, but after a flurry of offseason moves (and with a healthy Matt Stafford), this roster is speckled with talent. Adam Rank explains why Detroit could sneak into the playoff mix this season.
A Load of Audi-Bull: Packers’ Matt LaFleur and Aaron Rodgers should be just fine - Acme Packing Company - Don’t let the misleading narrative surrounding the Packers coach and quarterback fool you: they will make things work.
Vikings Pre-Training Camp Depth Charts - Daily Norseman - Where are the battles going to be?
Detroit Lions hungry for depth at nose tackle behind Damon Harrison - Pride Of Detroit - It takes more than Snacks to fill a Lion’s stomach. Beyond the star lineman, the Lions have serious questions at nose tackle.
Detroit Lions named a ‘sleeper’ for making the NFL playoffs - Pride Of Detroit - NFL.com believes Matt Patricia’s squad can make a leap in year 2.
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Wiltfong: Chicago Bears announce 2019 training camp schedule - Windy City Gridiron - For the eighteenth straight summer, the Chicago Bears will hold training camp at Olivet Nazarene University in lovely Bourbonnais, Illinois. This year they’ll be camping from July 25 through August...
Infante: Too much of a good thing: which Bears receivers will make the roster? - Windy City Gridiron - The Bears have a crowded wide receiver room. Who will come away from the competition and stay on the roster?
Infante: Bears sign cornerback Duke Shelley; entire 2019 draft class locked up - Windy City Gridiron - There won’t be any holdouts this offseason, as everyone from the 2019 class has signed their rookie deals.
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