THE DAILY SPONGIE SPECIAL
Bears’ Akiem Hicks answers fan questions on football, food, fun on Twitter - RSN - Always honest and always hilarious
Bears Free Agent Wishlist: Brandon Scherff - On Tap Sports Net - It may be hard to get him out of Washington, but Brandon Scherff would be a major upgrade for the Bears in the run blocking department.
What Chicago bears Need to Give Up to Get a QB in Draft - Sports Illustrated - Trade demands of teams can vary when it comes to draft day, but there has been a tried-and-true formula used for years and it’s something like this which the Chicago Bears will need to apply if they decide to take a shot at one of the top QBs.
Repeating Chicago Bears QB Frustration Leads to Familiar Option - Sports Illustrated - With trade options slim now and the best first-round quarterback picks possibly out of their reach, the Chicago Bears need to think seriously about a plan of attack they know plenty about from past seasons.
Would Chicago Bears Consider Trading for Marcus Mariota? - Sports Illustrated - The Chicago Bears could have signed Marcus Mariota last year as a free agent but didn’t, so now would they want to trade for a quarterback GM Ryan Pace once coveted in the draft?
Chicago Bears DT Akiem Hicks answer fan questions on Twitter - ChicagoBears.com - Defensive tackle Akiem Hicks took to Twitter Monday night to answer questions from fans about his most memorable moments with the Bears, his favorite teammates, the best offensive linemen he’s played against and more.
Trading Robinson Could Help Bears Land Franchise QB - Da Bears Blog - It certainly doesn’t seem as if the Chicago Bears are going to be re-signing Allen Robinson to a long-term extension, which means they have to find a way to make his exit a positive for the future of the franchise. The best way to do that is by moving him in a deal that would help the team draft the next franchise quarterback.
Column: Cairo Santos situation another Chicago Bears unknown - Chicago Tribune - The Chicago Bears certainly would like to keep kicker Cairo Santos after he broke Robbie Gould’s franchise record by making 27 consecutive field-goal attempts last season. But Santos will enter free agency in 22 days if he doesn’t have a new contract before.
Cole Kmet optimistic Bears offense improvements continue next season - RSN - It all starts up front.
Five NFL stars who SHOULD be traded this offseason - NFL.com - The offseason has only just begun, but we've already seen high-profile players on the move. Who could be next? Adam Rank identifies five stars who SHOULD be traded.
NFL Free Agency: How the Detroit Lions should handle Kenny Golladay - Pride Of Detroit - A big decision awaits Detroit for their big wide receiver.
Alex Smith: My comeback threw wrench into WFT's plans - ProFootballTalk - After benching Dwayne Haskins and watching Kyle Allen go down with an ankle injury, the Washington Football Team turned to Alex Smith as their starting quarterback.
Cam Newton is definitely better than plenty of starting quarterbacks - ProFootballTalk - Soon-to-be-free-agent quarterback Cam Newton recently declared that there aren’t 32 quarterbacks better than him. He’s right.
NFL moves toward 17 regular-season games, three preseason games - ProFootballTalk - Via Mark Maske of the Washington Post, expansion of the regular season is “not yet certain,” but it’s currently believed that the league will adjust the annual 20-game slate from 16 regular-season games and four preseason games to 17 and three.
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Sheila Ford Hamp’s involvement shows much-needed growth for Detroit Lions organization - Pride Of Detroit - Lions ownership is finally all in
IN CASE YOU MISSED IT ON WINDY CITY GRIDIRON
Infante: 2021 NFL Draft - Best linebacker depth options for Bears - Windy City Gridiron - The Bears could look for one of these 2021 draft prospects to shore up their depth at the inside linebacker position.
Wiltfong: Teams can tag players starting today, so what will the Bears do with Allen Robinson? - Windy City Gridiron - The two-week tag window opens up today which leaves the Bears some options in regards to wide receiver Allen Robinson.
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