Bears Training Camp: Questions That Need Answers

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Two weeks from now marks the day of the beginning of 2012 season in which the Bears will bring home a Super Bowl. Right? On paper, the Bears look to be a more talented team than the team that went to the Super Bowl in 2006 and the NFC Championship Game in 2011. Before we crown their asses, there are questions that need to be answered during training camp for the Bears to be legitimately in the conversation.

Can Jay Cutler and Brandon Marshall start where they left off in Denver?

How has Brian Urlacher recovered?

Gabe Carimi?

What about Chris Williams?

Can Williams regain the left tackle position?

If Williams does, what will happen to J'Marcus Webb?

Will he be moved inside to compete against Chris Spencer?

Can Shea McClellin compete against elite level talent, coming from a second-tier conference?

Can Ashlon Jeffery make the adjustment to the pros?

Can Jeffery grasp the playbook fast enough to not only be a difference maker but crack the starting lineup opposite of Marshall?

What will the "Devin-package" look like?

Will Hester come out of the backfield on passing situations?

With Anthony Adams and Amobi Okoye gone, can Stephen Paea and Matt Toeaina to take it to the next level?

Will Chris Conte continue to progress or will he fall into a sophomore slump?

Who will start opposite of him?

Will Matt Forte's contract situation be a distraction?

Will he even show up?

How can the return game be special without Johnny Knox?

The defense is a little older, do they still enough speed to effectively run the Lovie Smith's Cover 2?

And the most important question of all... can the Bears stay healthy for the start of the season?

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Tags: 2012 training camp

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