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The Bear’s Den, August 3, 2021

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THE DAILY SPONGIE NICK FOLES SPECIAL

BEARRRSSSS

Hoge’s 10 Bears Things: Justin Fields ‘in the building 24/7’ - RSN - There’s plenty to react to nearly a week into Bears training camp, including general manager Ryan Pace’s annual sit-down.

Bears 2021 training camp: Highlights from Monday’s practice - Bears Wire - Here are highlights from Monday’s training camp practice, which included some of Bears QB Justin Fields’ impressive plays.

Nick Foles seems open to the idea of the Bears trading him to Colts - Bears Wire - Nick Foles sounded open to the idea of a reunion with Frank Reich in Indianapolis with Carson Wentz sidelined between 5-12 weeks.

Bears WR Dazz Newsome coming off PUP list, will be limited in practice - Bears Wire - Bears rookie WR Dazz Newsome will get the chance to practice for the first time since OTAs, as he will be coming off the PUP list on Monday.

Bears QB Justin Fields to be Featured in New ESPN ‘Home Base’ Series - On Tap Sports Net - Bears QB Justin Fields will be one of six athletes featured in ESPN’s “Home Base” Facebook series, which provides a look at players’ homes.

Here’s what Andy Dalton, Justin Fields and Nick Foles discussed with the media - Chicago Bears - Bears quarterbacks Andy Dalton, Justin Fields and Nick Foles all spoke to the media Monday at Halas Hall. Here’s the latest news on the trio.

Bears QB Nick Foles open to being traded to right situation - 670 The Score - Veteran quarterback Nick Foles is buried as the Chicago Bears’ third-string quarterback. He’s making the best of it by embracing his role while also welcoming a trade if it’s the right fit.

Bears rookie WR Dazz Newsome activated from PUP list - 670 The Score - Bears rookie receiver Dazz Newsome was activated off the physically-unable-to-perform list Monday morning and returned to practice in a limited role, two months after suffering a shoulder injury in rookie minicamp.

Nick Foles embracing change as Bears’ No. 3 QB - Chicago Sun-Times - While making the most of third-string reps behind Andy Dalton and Justin Fields, Foles would welcome a trade — but made it clear it has to be the right situation. "You don’t want to go somewhere just to go somewhere."

Bears QB Andy Dalton, with ‘full control of the offense,’ focuses on nuance - Chicago Sun-Times - Bears coach Matt Nagy said Monday that Dalton "100%" understands the scheme, less than five months after he joined the franchise.

New Bears TE Jesse James making strong case to stick around - Chicago Sun-Times - James has looked good, especially as a pass catcher, and is in strong position to crack the roster.

Nick Foles: Chicago Bears QB on trade talk - Chicago Tribune - If the Chicago Bears are going to take trade calls regarding Nick Foles, he’d love to have input on that. And if they’re going to move him, he’d prefer to go somewhere he has relationships with those running the show.

Chicago Bears QB1: Andy Dalton has ‘full control of this offense’ — and Matt Nagy says he’d be comfortable starting the season this week - Chicago Tribune - Try to remember another time in Matt Nagy’s first three seasons as Chicago Bears coach where he expressed this level of comfort in his starting quarterback. Even better for the Bears, Andy Dalton's offensive teammates seem to agree,

Justin Fields: Development process for Chicago Bears rookie QB - Chicago Tribune - Chicago Bears rookie quarterback Justin Fields seemed comfortable with both his place and progress within the offense.

Chicago Bears: Dazz Newsome back, Teven Jenkins still out - Chicago Tribune - The Chicago Bears welcomed one injured rookie back into the practice mix Monday, but another remains out.

West Side’s Jon’Vea Johnson returns to the Chicago area for his latest NFL opportunity with the Bears - Chicago Tribune - This isn’t Jon’Vea Johnson’s first time at an NFL training camp. It’s not his first time signing with an NFL team. Still, this time is unique for the 6-foot, 195-pound wide receiver.

Bears camp notes: Nick Foles is fired up, Justin Fields shows off speed, Andy Dalton stays steady – The Athletic - In today's notes, Nick Foles speaks out about his role on the team, Justin Fields on being a smart runner and Andy Dalton's expertise.

Chicago Bears 2021 Training Camp Practice Report, Day 5 - The Chicago Audible - Listen as the guys recap the Chicago Bears training camp practice on August 2, 2021.

Bears’ Nick Foles is fired up: Halas Intrigue podcast - Chicago Sun-Times - Patrick Finley and Mark Potash recap quarterback day at Bears camp.

Bears QB Justin Fields eager, but knows ‘greatness doesn’t happen overnight’ - Chicago Sun-Times - While Fields isn’t ready to take over as the Bears’ starter, there’s a lot to like about where he’s at right now.

POLISH SAUSAGE

No "win-now mandate" for Jon Gruden - ProFootballTalk - Jon Gruden 2.0 has gone 0-3 when it comes to getting to the playoffs. Few if any other coaches could avoid being on the hot seat in year four. Gruden nevertheless seems to be safe.

49ers’ Kyle Shanahan ‘very surprised’ if Trey Lance starts Week 1 vs Lions - Pride Of Detroit - It’s still Jimmy G time in the bay... for now.

KNOW THINE ENEMY

Packers RB Patrick Taylor, Jr. begins practicing, no longer on PUP list - Acme Packing Company - An intriguing player in the Packers’ backfield is now participating in practice.

IN CASE YOU MISSED IT ON WINDY CITY GRIDIRON

Wiltfong: August 2 Bears Camp Recap - Justin Fields shines - Windy City Gridiron
- We check in on Monday’s training camp practice for the Bears right here.

Zeglinski: Foles prepared to move on - Windy City Gridiron - The Bears’ third-string quarterback minced no words about his future. He’s ready for a fresh start, preferably just east of Chicago.

Wiltfong: Bears remove Dazz Newsome from the PUP list - Windy City Gridiron - On Monday morning the Chicago Bears removed rookie wide receiver Dazz Newsome from the physically unable to perform (PUP) list. Newsome, a 6th round pick this year, originally broke his collar bone...

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