Players report to Training Camp

Cutler signing autographs.jpg

I've been really busy as-of-late and I'm trying to keep up with all the last Bears news. Since I probably won't make it to Bourbonnais, I'll be keeping track of the most noteworthy tweets from all the Bears beat reporters.

As players reported to camp, tweets came flying in as coaches and players commented about the upcoming season. Football season is finally here!!!


Jay Cutler: "Offensively, there's a little bit of a sense of urgency
and a sense of excitement" @ZachZaidman

Cutler also aware Lovie Smith's future will be a big topic of
conversation in 2010. He's right about that. JD @ESPNChiBears

Lovie Smith: "Matt Forte should bounce back this year with the work he's
put into the offseason." @ZachZaidman

Lovie Smith: "Our guys have picked the offense up well. Jay Cutler has
good command of it, receivers, all the way down the line" @ZachZaidman

Jay Cutler: "Lovie is one of the best coaches I've been around and I
know everyone on this team has a great amount of respect for him"

Jay Cutler said he has not connected with Kurt Warner. But he said the
#Bears may have some visitors who have played in Martz's offense 

Last year the Bears were tied for the fewest dropped passes in the NFL
with 20 @ZachZaidman

Greg Olsen says he'll get opportunities in Mike Martz's offense

Cutler said Marz likes a "high tempo" offense. "It's going to be fun,
and it's going to be interesting for our fans to watch." @skjansen

Last year the Bears were tied for the fewest dropped passes in the NFL
with 20 @ZachZaidman


Lovie Smith: "We're going to talk a lot about the Monsters of the
Midway, getting back to that brand of football" @ZachZaidman

Lovie Smith: "Even though everyone assumes we play Cover-2 95 percent of
the time, that's not the case." @ZachZaidman

Lovie Smith: "I'm excited about us being able to blitz more."

Smith says no practice restrictions for DT Tommie Harris. We'll see. JD

Israel Idonije refuses to concede starting defensive end job to Mark
Anderson. Competition is 'absolutly' wide open according to

Idonije checking in at roughly 265 lbs. Last year, at defensive tackle,
he played at 285 lbs - 290 lbs. JD @ESPNChiBears

Lovie Smith says his hope is that presence of Julius Peppers will allow
the #Bears to blitz MORE @BradBiggs

Lovie says that he expects better coverage this season & that plays
into blitzing. @BradBiggs

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