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The Bear’s Den, May 20, 2021

Like Matt Nagy or not, at least he’s not Tony La Russa

NFL: Detroit Lions at Chicago Bears
Chicago Bears head coach Matt Nagy during the fourth quarter against the Detroit Lions at Soldier Field.
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THE DAILY SPONGIE SPECIAL

BEARRRSSSS

Bears sign journeyman C Adam Redmond for O-line depth - Chicago Sun-Times - The Bears are going into the season with Sam Mustipher at center and most of their starting offensive line set. Redmond will help as a backup, likely at center and guard.

Chicago Bears Q&A: Did drafting Justin Fields buy more time for GM? - Chicago Tribune - Rookie minicamp is in the books for the Chicago Bears, and readers have questions aplenty about Justin Fields, Teven Jenkins and whether the first-year players could be Week 1 starters.

Bears starting QB would be Justin Fields if Collinsworth was coach - RSN - Sunday Night Football analyst Cris Collinsworth would start Justin Fields at QB for the Bears against the Rams.

Bears Sign Veteran Offensive Lineman Adam Redmond - On Tap Sports Net - The Chicago Bears signed veteran journeyman offensive lineman Adam Redmond and waived undrafted free agent Gage Cervenka.

Chicago Bears rookie RB Khalil Herbert’s decision to transfer from Kansas to Virginia Tech pays off - ChicagoBears.com - Bears rookie running back Khalil Herbert played four seasons at Kansas. But the sixth-round draft pick didn’t blossom into an NFL prospect until he transferred to Virginia Tech last year as a graduate student.

Chicago Bears sign OL Adam Redmond, waive OL Gage Cervenka - Roster Moves - The Bears on Wednesday signed guard/center Adam Redmond and waived undrafted rookie guard Gage Cervenka.

Who was the last Chicago Bears player to play two different positions? - Chalk Talk - Senior writer Larry Mayer discusses the last Bears player to line up at two distinct positions, if rookies are allowed to attend the “veteran” minicamp and why the NFL spaces out its bye weeks.

Chicago Bears to invest $611,000 in Healthy Lifestyle Hub under development by the Greater Auburn Gresham Development Corporation (GAGDC) - ChicagoBears.com - The Bears and Bears Care, the team’s charitable arm, announced Wednesday that they have invested $611,000 to build a state-of-the-art training center and teaching kitchen in the new Healthy Lifestyle Hub currently under development by the Greater Auburn G

Castillo’s Nasty Mothers - Da Bears Blog - The Chicago Bears offensive line approach has changed drastically under Juan Castillo, as we’ve seen the team go from smaller linemen to a bunch of nasty motherfuckers.

Bears sign OL Adam Redmond - 670 The Score - The Bears have signed veteran offensive lineman Adam Redmond, the team announced Wednesday morning. Redmond, who turned 28 on Wednesday, has been a reserve in the NFL since 2016.

SIDE ORDER OF ONION RINGS

Niners GM John Lynch: ‘From day one, we’ve been upfront’ with Jimmy Garoppolo - NFL.com - The San Francisco 49ers made their intentions to draft a quarterback clear when they traded up to No. 3 overall, ultimately to select Trey Lance. The move didn’t catch incumbent Jimmy Garoppolo off guard.

KNOW THINE ENEMY

Jalen Hurts: I'm not above competition, rent's due every day - ProFootballTalk - Eagles head coach Nick Sirianni has resisted calling Jalen Hurts the team’s starting quarterback since getting the job in January and said that his biggest focus is on Hurts “trying to get better every single day.”

Notes: Lions release highlight video of 2021 rookie mini-camp - Pride Of Detroit - The video is only 2 minutes long, but it’s football baby!

IN CASE YOU MISSED IT ON WINDY CITY GRIDIRON

Zeglinski: Chicago Bears acquire Adam Redmond - Windy City Gridiron - The former Cowboy may compete for depth in Chicago’s trenches.

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