Reporters allowed on sideline for last day of Bears OTAs
Reporters were banned from the sidelines during the OTAs but were allowed to attend for the last day of OTA's. Why? Probably because the Bears have a few tricks up their sleeve. One of the joys of Twitter is getting real time reporting as many of our Chicago Bears beat reporters were able to give us during last year's Training Camp.
Out all the Bears beat reporters, all of which do a great job, Zach Zaidman
gives some the most thorough tweets in the biz... Here are some of his tweets from yesterday:
Several players tell me defensive backs Craig Steltz and Josh Moore were both impressive throughout OTAs
Jay Cutler on being coached by Mike Martz: "It makes you want to come to work everyday. He's so creative. He's doing fun stuff."
Lovie Smith said he expects Brandon Manumaleuna to be ready to go for the start of training camp
Lovie Smith: "We have the same goal we have every year and that's win the Super Bowl, win the world championship.
Lovie Smith on Julius Peppers: "We have a lot of things in store for him that we haven't done in the past" Lovie Smith called Chris Harris "another coach on the field."
Lovie Smith's message to team after last OTA practice: "Know who you're representing. You're representing our organization"
No Lance Briggs at today's voluntary OTA practice
Encouraging to see Olin Kreutz participating in this OTA session. His leg injury not as serious as reportedly claimed earlier in offseason.
Defensive players swapping jerseys for the final OTA practice. A Halas Hall tradition.