THE DAILY SPONGIE SPECIAL
Ken’s Note: There’s a bit of salty language in this one...
Duke Slater: Iowa to name field after trailblazing lineman - Chicago Tribune - The University of Iowa plans to name the field at Kinnick Stadium for Duke Slater, a trailblazing Black player who was an All-America tackle a century ago.
Legalization of sports betting in Chicago proposed - Chicago Tribune - Sports gambling would be allowed at venues including Wrigley Field and Soldier Field under the proposed measure.
Chicago Bears: Eddie Goldman expected at training camp - Chicago Tribune - Chicago Bears nose tackle Eddie Goldman plans to report to training camp on time next week and is eager to get back on the practice field at Halas Hall.
Bears NT Eddie Goldman plans to report to training camp next week - Bears Wire - According to the Chicago Tribune, Bears NT Eddie Goldman plans to report to training camp and “is eager to get back on the practice field.”
Bears Care director Marge Hamm driven to help Bears assist those in need - ChicagoBears.com - Since becoming Bears Care director in 2006, Marge Hamm has helped the charitable arm of the Bears issue grants totaling nearly $23 million to over 100 qualifying agencies, benefitting countless Chicagoland residents.
Don’t Sleep on Mooney - Da Bears Blog - As the deadline to extend tagged players with the Bears and Allen Robinson failing to reach an agreement, fans began to panic about the future of the team’s wide receiver position. But with Darnell Mooney, it seems to be in good shape.
Report: Bears’ Goldman plans to report for training camp - 670 The Score - Bears nose tackle Eddie Goldman plans to report to training camp next week, the Chicago Tribune reported Wednesday. The development comes after Goldman opted out of playing the 2020 season and then skipped minicamp in June.
Emma: 5 storylines to watch at Bears training camp - 670 The Score - The Bears are set to open training camp next week, marking the beginning of a new season filled with renewed intrigue. That starts at the quarterback position with the arrivals of veteran Andy Dalton and rookie Justin Fields.
What is Aaron Rodgers going to do? - Acme Packing Company - APC’s writers weigh in on what the Packers’ quarterback will ultimately do this season.
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Jerry Jones: Jimmy Johnson was a great coach, I f-ked it up - ProFootballTalk - “He’s a great coach and I’m proud to have him as a friend, and proud to have the times that we — we just had a great experience,” Jones said.
IN CASE YOU MISSED IT ON WINDY CITY GRIDIRON
Sunderbruch: Ryan Pace Bracket Challenge - Management Round 2 (‘1’ vs ‘4’) - Windy City Gridiron - The offseason seems to stretch on forever, but fans can still be part of Bears-centric competition. In this case, we continue our series of voting on Pace’s best and worst moves as a general manager. Let your voice be heard one way or another. These decisions are all in the past, so there’s nothing left to lose.
Wiltfong's 10 Most Important Bears of 2021: #1 Matt Nagy - Windy City Gridiron - For the 13th straight year I’m bringing you who I believe will be the ten most important Bears for the upcoming season and for only the third time since I’ve been been doing this, the QB isn’t number 1.
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