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The Bear’s Den, July 24, 2021

With apologies to JB...we’re only Jay Cutler number of days away from the start of training camp.

Chicago Bears v Green Bay Packers Photo by Mike McGinnis/Getty Images

THE DAILY SPONGIE SPECIAL

BEARRRSSSS

Top 10 Storylines to Follow at Chicago Bears Training Camp - Chicago Audible - In this episode, the guys share their collective top-10 storylines that will set the stage for camp, and depending on how those turn out, will have major impacts on the upcoming season.

Under Center Podcast: NBC-5 Chicago’s Siafa Lewis breaks down Bears - NBC Sports Chicago - NBC 5 Chicago’s lead sports anchor Siafa Lewis joins Ken Davis as they discuss, break down, and preview the Bears as training camp is set to begin.

Jaylon Johnson: Justin Fields’ throws in camp confirmed the hype - NBC Sports Chicago - Jaylon Johnson said some throws Chicago Bears rookie quarterback Justin Fields made in training camp confirmed what they had heard.

A Progress Check for Converted Young Chicago Bears - Sports Illustrated - Edge rusher Trevis Gipson is one of several inexperienced Chicago Bears players who have the chance in training camp to display they are worthy of moving up the ladder after he spent almost all 2020 watching.

Tarik Cohen Heads Up Chicago Bears Camp Injury Concerns - Sports Illustrated - The torn ACL suffered by Tarik Cohen last year is the biggest lingering injury issue facing the team as training camp opens but there are lesser issues still unresolved from offseason practices.

‘It was surreal’: After surviving a June shooting, Bears fan discusses his visit from Justin Fields - WGN TV - “One of the few things I started to think about was ‘Oh Man, I’ve been very excited for this Bears’ season, we’ve got this exciting rookie quarterback, I’ve lived my whole life without a truly great Bears’ quarterback here.”

Training Camp Player to Watch: Offense - Da Bears Blog - Every single moment of Justin Fields’ training camp will be discussed and scrutinized this summer. So for now, we’re going to (a) acknowledge Fields is clearly the most important player to watch while (b) casting our gaze in a different direction for the sake of variation.

Leming: Establishing realistic expectations as the Chicago Bears head into training camp - 247 Sports - We take a look at some realistic expectations for the Chicago Bears as they begin training camp next week.

Finley: All eyes on Justin Fields when Bears camp opens - Chicago Sun-Times - That attention, amazingly, should feel familiar.

KNOW THINE ENEMY

Packers sign WR Amari Rodgers to rookie contract, per report - Acme Packing Company - Green Bay’s full rookie class is now under contract for 2021.

Davante Adams and the Packers break off contract talks - Acme Packing Company - Aaron Rodgers’ top pass-catcher is no longer talking to the Packers about a contract extension just days before the team’s veterans report for training camp.

Sports books reportedly brace for an Aaron Rodgers retirement - ProFootballTalk - Las Vegas usually knows what’s going on. On Aaron Rodgers, Las Vegas reportedly thinks it knows what he’ll be doing next week.

IN CASE YOU MISSED IT ON WINDY CITY GRIDIRON

Wiltfong Jr.: Jaylon Johnson on being the Bears number 1 corner - Windy City Gridiron - He said he didn’t think the initial plan was to release Kyle Fuller so he could slide into the top corner job saying, “it just ended up being put onto me once some things couldn’t happen a certain way.”

Sunderbruch: Ryan Pace Bracket Challenge Management Round 2 (‘2’ vs ‘3’) - Windy City Gridiron - The final matchup of Round 2 sees Ryan Pace laying the foundations of a defense and struggling to identify offensive players with talent.

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