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The Bear’s Den, May 18, 2021

Yes, it really is all about Justin Fields.

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Chicago Bears quarterback Justin Fields
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THE DAILY SPONGIE SPECIAL

BEARRRSSSS

Bears’ David Montgomery wants to show he’s top-tier RB in NFL - RSN - Montgomery feels disrespected by sites that have him ranked outside the top-10 for NFL running backs.

When will Bears coach Matt Nagy know it’s Justin Fields’ time? ‘I think it will be very natural how this process goes’ – The Athletic - With rookie minicamp complete, the first quarter-step in Justin Fields’ journey as the Chicago Bears’ quarterback is over.

Bears hope to use Jimmy Graham, Cole Kmet in offense more - RSN - The Bears and Matt Nagy used two-tight end sets more and more as the 2020 season went on.

Bears reduce OTA practices as NFLPA boycott push continues - RSN - With offseason attendance still in doubt, the Bears made an adjustment, reducing their OTA practices from 10 to seven.

Bears rookie WR Dazz Newsome wishes there were Waffle Houses in Chicago, vows to work hard to earn roster spot - ChicagoBears.com - Speaking to reporters, Bears rookie receiver Dazz Newsome lamented that there are no Waffle Houses in the Chicago area while also vowing to work as hard as possible in his quest to earn a roster spot.

Wood: Can Justin Fields Upgrade Chicago’s QB Performance in 2021? - Da Bears Blog - Recently, I looked at Andy Dalton and found that he is not likely going to improve on the production the Bears got from their QBs in 2020. That means any improvement in the QB room likely has to come from rookie Justin Fields.

David Montgomery feels ‘disrespected’ by ranking among RBs - 670 The Score - Bears third-year running back David Montgomery feels as though he has been “disrespected for far too long” by those who rank him outside of the top 10 running backs in the league, and he’s hungry to prove them wrong.

KOSHER HOT DOGS

American Sports Bettors Pray for the Best - Who Bets on Sports in the US? - SportsBettingDime.com - Who bets on sports in the US? Sports Betting Dime commissioned an in-depth survey to find the answer, and the results might surprise you...

KNOW THINE ENEMY

Denver Broncos land Aaron Rodgers in this crazy hypothetical trade with Green Bay Packers - RSN - The price to trade for Green Bay Packers QB Aaron Rodgers might be a little high, according to Albert Breer.

IN CASE YOU MISSED IT ON WINDY CITY GRIDIRON

Infante: Predicting statlines for Bears 2021 rookies - Windy City Gridiron - The Bears were widely praised for their haul in the 2021 NFL Draft. Let’s take a shot as to what each rookie’s statline will be this coming season.

Wiltfong: Matt Nagy is going to mold his offense around his new quarterbacks - Windy City Gridiron - Matt Nagy joined the Mully & Haugh show on 670 The Score this morning and we have that right here.

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