Category: Bears Preseason

Chicago Bears Mock Draft 1.0: Predicting the First Three Rounds

Way back in November, I wrote what I called a “way too early” draft article, which focused on the Bears needing a left tackle and a wide receiver. Since then, a lot has changed. Although the Bears needs haven’t changed, they have a different lens from which they are being watched; that lens being new... Read more »

Unveiling the Chicago Bears Initial 53-Man Roster

I call this the “initial” roster because as the other teams’ cuts are announced, I’m sure that the Bears will be adding and subtracting from this roster in order to take on players from other organizations as needs fit. Despite what Ryan Pace had to say about not requiring players from other teams, the Bears... Read more »

Bears QB Mike Glennon Just Needs to Manage the Game

All the Bears need Mike Glennon to do is to be a game-manager. Manage the game, by handing the ball off to Jordan Howard, and hitting short passes out of the backfield to the backs and slot receiver. If he can do that successfully, and get the tight end involved, the Bears defense should keep... Read more »
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It's Time to See Bears QB Mitch Trubisky with the First Team

It’s been surprisingly fun watching the Bears first two preseason games, mainly due to the promise that rookie QB Mitchell Trubisky holds. Normally, even when the Bears are good, I couldn’t care less about exhibition football, but this year’s different. It’s not that I expect the Bears to be any good, it’s just that the... Read more »

Let the QB Controversy Begin: Mitch Trubisky Impresses in Bears Debut

“Mike’s the starter,” Trubisky said. “This is his team.” Ah yes, the fact that young Mitchell even felt the need to utter those words makes you realize just what is developing here, in a town that always loves the backup QB and has been known to experience a QB controversy or two over the years.... Read more »

Ryan Pace Wants John Fox Out as Bears Head Coach

No, it’s not like Ryan Pace and John Fox are having a spat, or that there is such a disconnect between the men that continuing the relationship would be toxic to the team. No, nothing like that. However, if Pace, the guy who generally manages the Chicago Bears, has his wish, he would like to... Read more »
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Chicago Bears News & Notes on Cutdown Day

Saturday was the day that all NFL teams were required to pare down their rosters to the mandated 53-man limit. And while the vast majority of the cuts involved players you may have never heard of, there were a few exceptions. In this article, I’ll look at some of those more notable cuts, as well... Read more »

Bears Preseason Game Two Highlights: 5 Lessons Learned in the Loss

The Chicago Bears lost to the New England Patriots 23-22 on Thursday night at Gillette Stadium, scoring a TD on the last play of the game. But the outcome of the game is not what’s essentially the key—it’s the improvement seen, especially with the first team. The first team generally moved the ball, the running... Read more »