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Wood & Schmitz: Who Benefits From an Improved Trubisky Deep Ball? - Da Bears Blog - Previously, we’ve identified the deep passing game as one area where Mitchell Trubisky struggled in 2018. He missed a lot of throws to open targets, which resulted both in a low completion percentage and too many interceptions.
Getting to Know the 2019 Chicago Bears Kickers, or: How I Learned To Stop Worrying and Go For It on 4th Down - Bleacher Nation - Eddy Piñeiro vs. Elliott Fry. Who ya got?
Recently Cut Packers DL Mike Daniels Would Look Better in Blue Than He Did in Green - Bleacher Nation - Mike Daniels had been a mainstay on the Packers defensive line for quite some time. Ken’s Note: Anybody would look better wearing Navy than those ugly puke-ass green and yellow colors. Say what you want about the Vikings and the Lions, at least their uniform colors don’t make one want to hurl.
Bears Position Preview: Kicking Battle Looms Over Special Teams - 670 The Score - The Bears’ ongoing search for a kicker is set to linger in Bourbonnais.
Bernstein: Bears In The Sweet Spot - 670 The Score - In the NFL, life comes at you fast. The Bears need to capitalize this season.
Bears Position Previews: Will Secondary Be Just As Strong? - 670 The Score - The Bears enter the 2019 season with two new starters in the secondary.
Column: Bears report to camp with high expectations — but can they find the edge they’ll need? - Chicago Tribune - The Bears will report to camp with few concerns, but is finding an edge after breakout 12-4 season one of them?
George Halas was supposed to be on the SS Eastland the day it capsized in the Chicago River, killing 844 people - Chicago Tribune - George Halas was planning to join his coworkers aboard the SS Eastland for the telephone company’s picnic in Michigan City, Ind., in 1915. But he was late.
Countdown to Camp 2019: Chicago Bears Special Teams Preview - Chicago Audible Podcast - The Chicago Audible concludes its annual countdown to Chicago Bears training camp with an in-depth look at (and preview of) the team's special teams unit.
5 Bears Camp Storylines to Watch - Chicago Audible Blog - Bears training camp will officially begin this Saturday, and here are the top five storylines you should be paying attention to in Bourbonnais.
6 Bears Who Could Be the Stars of Training Camp - Chicago Audible Blog - Which Chicago Bears have the best chance at being this year's training camp hero?
Beyond kicker, expect few true position 'battles' at the top of depth charts as Bears training camp ’19 unfolds - NBC Sports Chicago - One standard story line going into NFL training camps is where certain critical battles for positions lie and how those may play out.
Under Center Podcast: State of the Bears: How much better can the offense be? - NBC Sports Chicago - JJ Stankevitz, Cam Ellis and Paul Aspan wonder if we should be concerned about anyone going on PUP, then dive into their final training camp preview.
Training camp position preview: Defensive backs - ChicagoBears.com - The Bears secondary that hits the practice field next week in Bourbonnais will feature two All-Pros in cornerback Kyle Fuller and safety Eddie Jackson.
Bears return to Decatur - ChicagoBears.com - Sights from around Decatur, the original home of the Bears, during the team's Homecoming Weekend event.
Bears looking old with FaceApp - ChicagoBears.com - After exploding on social media, we ran pictures of our guys through FaceApp. Take a look into the future with these photos.
Bears 2019: Super Bowl ... or bust? - Chicago Sun-Times - Bears appear poised to take the next step after a 12-4 season, but teams in their position have faltered before. Take our annual test of your optimism/pessimism about the Bears’ 2019 season
The realistic expectation for the 2019 Bears is ______ . Our writers fill in the blanks on 4 topics before training camp. - Chicago Tribune - The Bears report to training camp on Thursday. Before they get down to business, our team of Bears writers weighs in on four timely topics.
Mark Sanchez retires from football to join ESPN as a college analyst - Chicago Tribune - Former USC star and New York Jets first-round pick Mark Sanchez is retiring from the NFL and joining ESPN as a college football analyst.
Nick Foles, Le’Veon Bell among top free agent signings of 2019 - NFL.com - Will Nick Foles put the Jacksonville Jaguars over the top? Is Le’Veon Bell what the doctor ordered for the New York Jets? Gil Brandt runs through the top 10 free agent signings of 2019.
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Vikings to tryout free agent CB Orlando Scandrick - Daily Norseman - The cornerback depth is thin again
THAT guy got cut? Wow..... - Daily Norseman - Who are some players that could be surprise cuts?
Mike Daniels’ release brings Packers’ offseason vision into focus - Acme Packing Company - From the double-dip at outsider linebacker to the selection of Rashan Gary and now the release of Mike Daniels, Brian Gutekunst made a run of somewhat shocking moves. Now that they’re complete, each one makes more sense.
Matt LaFleur feels ‘really good’ about Packers’ defensive line after release of Mike Daniels - Acme Packing Company - The Packers’ head coach also addressed Darnell Savage’s start to camp and Dean Lowry’s new contract.
Packers release veteran DL Mike Daniels, per reports - Acme Packing Company - The move comes as a shock on the day that the team reports for training camp.
Packers sign Lowry to new deal, reportedly worth $20.325M over 3 years - Acme Packing Company - The Packers locked in the quietly productive Dean Lowry, who would have hit the open market next offseason without a new deal.
All signs point to LB Jarrad Davis rushing the passer more in 2019 - Pride Of Detroit - All signs point toward a bigger role as a pass rusher for Jarrad Davis in 2019.
Lions defense would benefit by adding Mike Daniels - Pride Of Detroit - The recently released Packers defender can fill a role in Detroit.
NFL MVP, Rookie of the Year odds released: Detroit Lions face long odds - Pride Of Detroit - Two Lions make the posting for the year-end awards.
IN CASE YOU MISSED IT ON WINDY CITY GRIDIRON
Sunderbruch's NFC North Roster Comparison: Safeties - Windy City Gridiron - Two of the best safeties in the NFL play in the NFC North. The real questions are about who plays alongside them?
Schmitz & Wood: Who benefits most from an improved Trubisky deep ball? - Windy City Gridiron - This is part of a series of collaborations between film guru Robert Schmitz of Windy City Gridiron and stats guy Johnathan Wood of Da Bears Blog. We’re excited to be working together to bring fans of both sites great content by combining our approaches.
Duerrwaechter: Chicago Bears Training Camp 2019 top 3 story lines on offense - Windy City Gridiron - As part of a three part series, ECD highlights the major story lines involving all three phases of the game for the Chicago Bears.
Wiltfong's Chicago Bears 2019 Position Battles: This is one of the most versatile running back groups in the NFL - Windy City Gridiron - Next up in our eleven-part Chicago Bears Training Camp preview series is the revamped running back corps.
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