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The Bear’s Den, June 25, 2019

Javon Wims getting some props from the press following his impressive OTA’s performance

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Two on the bubble this year: Chicago Bears wide receiver Javon Wims (83) and running back Kerrith Whyte Jr. (38) warms up during Veteran Minicamp at Halas Hall. 
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Wood: Self-Scouting Chicago’s 2018 Defense - Run & Pass Across the Field - Da Bears Blog - Chicago’s defense was awesome in 2018. We all know this. They finished 3rd in yards, 1st in points, and 1st in turnovers. So let’s take the same approach we did with the offense and look at how they did defending different areas of the field.

Eurich: David Montgomery predicted to lead Bears in rushing yards - 247Sports - David Montgomery is already getting treated like a first-round pick for the Chicago Bears. The only problem is he was not selected until the third round of this year's draft. Since Montgomery was Chicago's first pick in this year's draft there have been some heavy expectations placed on his shoulders entering his rookie season.

NFL analyst will be 'shocked' if Chicago Bears not in Super Bowl - 247Sports - Expectations have been soaring for the Chicago Bears this offseason. Given how well the team produced in Matt Nagy's first year as head coach last season, many are expecting the Bears to take another step forward in 2019. One of those people,'s Adam Rank, has made one of the strongest proclamations of the offseason in regards to the Bears.

Villani: One major issue the Chicago Bears must still fix before training camp - Clutch Points - The Chicago Bears were among the league's toughest teams last season with a top defense and a young, up-and-coming offense.

Davinport: Chicago Bears' Super Bowl Hopes Lie in Breakout Season from Mitchell Trubisky - Bleacher Report | Latest News, Videos and Highlights - The Chicago Bears are entering the 2019 NFL season with something that hasn't existed in the Windy City in a good long while: expectations...

Bears Wims One Of The Biggest Standout of Every NFL Team's Offseason so Far - Bleacher Report - The National Football League is in the midst of its dreaded dead zone. Most training camps aren't slated to start until late July—though some teams will have rookies report in ...

Bernstein: Oh Shut Up, John Fox - 670 The Score - John Fox's recent comments about the Bears miss the mark in so many ways.

Trailer: Meet the Rookies 2019 - - Our 2019 Meet the Rookies series features WR Riley Ridley, TE Dax Raymond and RB David Montgomery. The first episode launches June 24.

Kyle Brandt tells how Bears WR helped him meet his hero - - NFL Network’s Kyle Brandt shares tales of his favorite WR duo in NFL history. Surprise: they played for the Bears.

Colangelo: Bears one of the six teams most likely to miss the playoffs after making it in 2018-2019 - Touchdown Wire - Alright, let’s talk some logic and some ground rules before someone reads this entire article and gets very mad online. First, getting to the NFL playoffs is very difficult. Making the tournament doesn’t happen every year because of injury, schedule changes, and the game of football is difficult.

Mayer: Bears staffers give back to Chicago community - - Bears chairman George H. McCaskey and a contingent of about 60 team staffers spent last Friday volunteering their time in Chicago’s Austin Neighborhood for READI Chicago.


NFL releases 2019 training camp start dates - - While every team may already be looking towards Super Bowl LIV, the road to the regular season begins with training camp. On Monday, the NFL officially released the start dates for all 32 teams.

Judge approves $24 million settlement over Rams’ PSLs - - A federal judge has approved a settlement calling for the NFL’s Rams to pay up to $24 million to personal seat license holders in St. Louis.


2019 NFL predictions: Records, standings for the NFC North - Pride Of Detroit - It’s way too early to predict records, so let’s do it anyway! Ken's Note: 6-10 for Chicago. Yeah, I'm going to make a note of this story, it's going to come up a LOT in conversation with Lions fans this year.

Pro Football Focus rates Latavius Murray’s departure one of the most significant fantasy football moves - Daily Norseman - For the effect it will have for the Vikings

What could a compromise between Matt LaFleur’s and Aaron Rodgers’ styles look like? - Acme Packing Company - After playing for so long a specific way, does Aaron Rodgers want to make sweeping changes for Matt LaFleur’s new offense? Here are some ways they can both get what they want.

Brett Favre sounds worried about Rodgers-LaFleur audible drama - Acme Packing Company - While APC isn’t buying into the narrative, it seems that Rodgers’ predecessor is concerned.


Scmitz’ Chicago Bears Podcast: Predicting the 2019 Bears’ wins and losses - Windy City Gridiron - With the draft now well behind us, Robert S. pores over the Chicago Bears’ 2019 schedule to predict their overall win-loss record in his latest episode of Bear With Me.


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


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