THE DAILY SPONGIE SPECIAL
Teven Jenkins’ back surgery and the impact on Bears offensive line - Bears Wire - The Bears announced Teven Jenkins is undergoing back surgery. So what’s the impact on Chicago’s offensive line?
Bears QB Andy Dalton believes ‘right now, it’s my time’ - Bears WIre - Justin Fields has captivated everyone with his potential, which Andy Dalton understands. But Dalton says ‘right now, it’s my time.’
Progression of Teven Jenkins Injury Updates Feels Like Deception from Bears, Matt Nagy - On Tap Sports Net - A lack of transparency and the appearance of deception regarding Teven Jenkins’ injury updates seems shady on Matt Nagy and the Bears’ part.
Teven Jenkins Reportedly Has Successful Back Surgery, So Let’s Discuss What It Means - Bleacher Nation - NFL Network insider Ian Rapoport offers up good news in a successful surgery, as well as anecdotes about possible replacement plans.
Andy Dalton Channels His Inner Mike Glennon: “Right Now, It’s My Time” - Justin Fields’ time will come. Just not before Andy Dalton’s time is done. With that in mind, Dalton wants to hold off the rookie’s charge.
Bears’ O-line issues are more reason to start Justin Fields - 670 The Score - When a team has gone this long without anything genuinely special at quarterback like the Bears have, it apparently results in the kind of learned helplessness that causes people to think like losers. It may be understandable, but it’s still wrong.
Andy Dalton stays in present while Justin Fields hype builds - 670 The Score - Bears veteran quarterback Andy Dalton is focused on staying in the present while excitement builds for rookie quarterback Justin Fields in Chicago.
From @NFLTotalAccess: #Bears LT Teven Jenkins underwent successful back surgery today, sidelining him indefinitely. What it means pic.twitter.com/Y65CkgwZwW— Ian Rapoport (@RapSheet) August 18, 2021
Halas Intrigue Episode 171: The Bears’ bad day - Chicago Sun-Times - The hits kept coming at Halas Hall. Just not the kind the Bears hoped to see.
Bears notes: Cole Kmet, Eddie Goldman, Akiem Hicks, James Daniels injury updates - Chicago Sun-Times - A look at the news of the day coming from Halas Hall beyond the injuries to Justin Fields and Teven Jenkins.
Chicago Bears: Justin Fields held out with sore groin - Chicago Tribune - Chicago Bears rookie quarterback Justin Fields sat out Wednesday’s practice at Halas Hall as the team looks ahead to its preseason game against the Buffalo Bills on Saturday at Soldier Field.
Teven Jenkins: Chicago Bears rookie to have back surgery - Chicago Tribune - Rookie offensive tackle Teven Jenkins, whom the Chicago Bears traded up to draft in the second round, has undergone back surgery, coach Matt Nagy said.
Chicago Bears Q&A: Does Justin Fields hold the ball too long? What’s causing all the injuries in training camp? Will Mitch Trubisky get booed Saturday at Soldier Field? - Chicago Tribune - The Chicago Bears play their second preseason game Saturday, with rookie quarterback Justin Fields expected to get another long look as Mitch Trubisky returns to Soldier Field with the Buffalo Bills. Brad Biggs opens the Bears mailbag and offers his takes on Fields, Trubisky, the wide receiver competition, the Jason Peters signing, Robert Quinn and more.
Bears camp notes: Justin Fields sidelined, what Teven Jenkins’ surgery means at tackle – The Athletic - Six Bears returned from injury Wednesday, but QB Justin Fields is dealing with a sore groin and OT Teven Jenkins is headed for back surgery.
Josh Rosen unclaimed on waivers - ProFootballTalk - After the 49ers got rid of quarterback Josh Rosen, the rest of the NFL passed on him as well.
IN CASE YOU MISSED IT ON WINDY CITY GRIDIRON
Infante: Justin Fields sees odds of winning Bears starting QB job increase - Windy City Gridiron - Though not quite the Week 1 favorite, the rookie’s odds of becoming the Bears’ starter right away have gotten better.
Wiltfong: It’s Dalton’s time, Fields sits with an injury, and more from Bears camp - Windy City Gridiron - Fresh on the heels of this morning’s news that Chicago Bears second round draft pick Teven Jenkins would undergo back surgery, it was revealed that their first round pick, quarterback Justin...
Zeglinski: Chicago Bears’ Teven Jenkins to undergo back surgery - Windy City Gridiron - The 2021 second-round pick is going under the knife. A timetable for any return is not set in stone.
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