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Chicago Bears head coach Mike Ditka (R) and QB Steve Fuller (4) on sidelines during game vs Dallas Cowboys at Texas Stadium. Irving, TX 11/17/1985 | Set Number: X32388 TK1 R3 F24

Bears possibly looking for help on defense and it’s not at Edge?

THE DAILY SPONGIE SPECIAL

BEARRRSSSS

Wood: Grading the Roster – Defense and Special Teams – Da Bears Blog – Camp approaches, which means it’s time for me to grade the roster. Like I’ve done the last few years, I’ll grade on a 1-10 scale, with 1 being the worst in the NFL, 10 being the best, and 5 being an average NFL unit. Let’s get right down to it.

Olin Kreutz returning to The Score as Bears, NFL analyst – Chicago Sun-Times – The former Bears center, who hasn’t appeared on a Chicago outlet since being fired at CHGO Sports for grabbing the neck of a colleague, will co-host the station’s Bears pregame and postgame shows.

CHGO Bears After Dark | Rivalry Night | Can the Chicago Bears claw their way past the Vikings? – CHGO – We are rounding up our Rivalry Summer Series with the Minnesota Vikings tonight. Joining the show is Luke Braun from Locked on Vikings to give us the lowdown on the reigning division champs. Are they still the favorites or are they closer to a rebuild? We’ll ask that and much more tonight including a look

Bears interested in signing Arthur Maulet, free agent CB, per report – NBC Sports Chicago – The Bears already have Jaylon Johnson, Tyrique Stevenson and Kyler Gordon.

Justin Fields: A True Class Act at His Kids Camp – On Tap Sports Net – Justin Fields is the kind of role model any NFL franchise would love to have, and the Chicago Bears certainly have that in their third-year QB.

Top 5 single-game performances by a Chicago Bear this past decade – On Tap Sports Net – Despite a decade mired in mediocrity, the Bears have had some impressive single-game performances. These were the best in our opinion.

Bears 2023 position preview: Special teams – ChicagoBears.com – The Bears’ special teams feature the most accurate field-goal kicker in franchise history and the longest tenured player on their roster.

Wood: Grading the Roster – Defense and Special Teams – Da Bears Blog – Camp approaches, which means it’s time for me to grade the roster. Like I’ve done the last few years, I’ll grade on a 1-10 scale, with 1 being the worst in the NFL, 10 being the best, and 5 being an average NFL unit. Let’s get right down to it.

KNOW THINE ENEMY

Lions place Hendon Hooker on active/non-football injury list – NBC Sports – The Lions have placed rookie quarterback Hendon Hooker on the active/non-football injury list to begin training camp, the team announced.

POLISH SAUSAGE

Cummings’ Summer 2024 NFL Season Predictions: Cardinals, Buccaneers Lead the Board – Profootballnetwork.com – Scouting analyst Ian Cummings gives his own projection as to what next year’s draft will look like based on his unique 2023 NFL season predictions.

NFL approves sale of Commanders from Daniel Snyder to Josh Harris – NBC Sports – Dan Snyder is no longer the NFL’s problem.

Longtime Colts reporter Bob Kravitz laments his time at The Athletic – NBC Sports – When a litany of reporters starting posting “Why I joined The Athletic” items several years back, I remember thinking, “One of these days, someone is going to be sharing a far different message about that place.”

Jerry Jones at meeting to approve Commanders sale: “Great day for the NFL” – NBC Sports – Much like Washington fans, Cowboys owner Jerry Jones appears happy to see Daniel Snyder go.

IN CASE YOU MISSED IT ON WINDY CITY GRIDIRON

Which current Chicago Bears have the best future outlook? – Windy City Gridiron – Mason West and Danny Meehan are taking a deep dive into the Chicago Bears to determine which players have the best future outlook over the next three seasons.

Wiltfong’s Chicago Bears 2023 Position Battles: The running back room seems set – Windy City Gridiron – In this 11-part training camp preview, we’ll go position by position examining the players on the Chicago Bears 90-man roster and their chances to make the team.

Gabriel’s A Scout’s Take: Preparing for the regular season is much different now – Windy City Gridiron – Greg Gabriel explains the differences in how players prepare for the season today when compared to back in the day.

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THE RULES

Windy City Gridiron Community Guidelines – SBNation.com – We strive to make our communities open and inclusive to sports fans of all backgrounds. The following are not permitted in comments. No personal attacks, politics, gender-based insults of any kind, racial insults, etc.

Windy City Gridiron Podcast Channel which includes Bears Banter hosted by Bill Zimmerman, Bears Over Beers featuring Jeff Berckes & EJ Snyder, Making Monsters with Taylor Doll, Bear Bones from Dr. Mason West and Danny Meehan, Bear & Balanced from Jeff and Lester A. Wiltfong Jr., and T Formation Conversation from Lester; EJ also co-hosts The Bootleg Football Podcast with Brett Kollmann; and Steven’s Streaming Twitch Channel from Steven Schweickert is another fun one.

Click on our names to follow us on Twitter: Jeff Berckes; Patti Curl; Eric Christopher Duerrwaechter; Kev H; Sam Householder; Jacob Infante; Aaron Lemming; Ken Mitchell; Jack R Salo; Steven Schweickert; Jack Silverstein; EJ Snyder; Lester Wiltfong, Jr.; T.J. Starman; Bill Zimmerman; 2nd City Gridiron; Like WCG on Facebook; Like 2nd City Gridiron on Facebook.

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The Bear’s Den, July 21, 2023

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Chicago Bears head coach Mike Ditka (R) and QB Steve Fuller (4) on sidelines during game vs Dallas Cowboys at Texas Stadium. Irving, TX 11/17/1985 | Set Number: X32388 TK1 R3 F24

Bears possibly looking for help on defense and it’s not at Edge?

THE DAILY SPONGIE SPECIAL

BEARRRSSSS

Wood: Grading the Roster – Defense and Special Teams – Da Bears Blog – Camp approaches, which means it’s time for me to grade the roster. Like I’ve done the last few years, I’ll grade on a 1-10 scale, with 1 being the worst in the NFL, 10 being the best, and 5 being an average NFL unit. Let’s get right down to it.

Olin Kreutz returning to The Score as Bears, NFL analyst – Chicago Sun-Times – The former Bears center, who hasn’t appeared on a Chicago outlet since being fired at CHGO Sports for grabbing the neck of a colleague, will co-host the station’s Bears pregame and postgame shows.

CHGO Bears After Dark | Rivalry Night | Can the Chicago Bears claw their way past the Vikings? – CHGO – We are rounding up our Rivalry Summer Series with the Minnesota Vikings tonight. Joining the show is Luke Braun from Locked on Vikings to give us the lowdown on the reigning division champs. Are they still the favorites or are they closer to a rebuild? We’ll ask that and much more tonight including a look

Bears interested in signing Arthur Maulet, free agent CB, per report – NBC Sports Chicago – The Bears already have Jaylon Johnson, Tyrique Stevenson and Kyler Gordon.

Justin Fields: A True Class Act at His Kids Camp – On Tap Sports Net – Justin Fields is the kind of role model any NFL franchise would love to have, and the Chicago Bears certainly have that in their third-year QB.

Top 5 single-game performances by a Chicago Bear this past decade – On Tap Sports Net – Despite a decade mired in mediocrity, the Bears have had some impressive single-game performances. These were the best in our opinion.

Bears 2023 position preview: Special teams – ChicagoBears.com – The Bears’ special teams feature the most accurate field-goal kicker in franchise history and the longest tenured player on their roster.

Wood: Grading the Roster – Defense and Special Teams – Da Bears Blog – Camp approaches, which means it’s time for me to grade the roster. Like I’ve done the last few years, I’ll grade on a 1-10 scale, with 1 being the worst in the NFL, 10 being the best, and 5 being an average NFL unit. Let’s get right down to it.

KNOW THINE ENEMY

Lions place Hendon Hooker on active/non-football injury list – NBC Sports – The Lions have placed rookie quarterback Hendon Hooker on the active/non-football injury list to begin training camp, the team announced.

POLISH SAUSAGE

Cummings’ Summer 2024 NFL Season Predictions: Cardinals, Buccaneers Lead the Board – Profootballnetwork.com – Scouting analyst Ian Cummings gives his own projection as to what next year’s draft will look like based on his unique 2023 NFL season predictions.

NFL approves sale of Commanders from Daniel Snyder to Josh Harris – NBC Sports – Dan Snyder is no longer the NFL’s problem.

Longtime Colts reporter Bob Kravitz laments his time at The Athletic – NBC Sports – When a litany of reporters starting posting “Why I joined The Athletic” items several years back, I remember thinking, “One of these days, someone is going to be sharing a far different message about that place.”

Jerry Jones at meeting to approve Commanders sale: “Great day for the NFL” – NBC Sports – Much like Washington fans, Cowboys owner Jerry Jones appears happy to see Daniel Snyder go.

IN CASE YOU MISSED IT ON WINDY CITY GRIDIRON

Which current Chicago Bears have the best future outlook? – Windy City Gridiron – Mason West and Danny Meehan are taking a deep dive into the Chicago Bears to determine which players have the best future outlook over the next three seasons.

Wiltfong’s Chicago Bears 2023 Position Battles: The running back room seems set – Windy City Gridiron – In this 11-part training camp preview, we’ll go position by position examining the players on the Chicago Bears 90-man roster and their chances to make the team.

Gabriel’s A Scout’s Take: Preparing for the regular season is much different now – Windy City Gridiron – Greg Gabriel explains the differences in how players prepare for the season today when compared to back in the day.

SUBSCRIBE TO OUR YOUTUBE PAGE

2nd City Gridiron is our new video home! So hit the link and help us grow that brand!

THE RULES

Windy City Gridiron Community Guidelines – SBNation.com – We strive to make our communities open and inclusive to sports fans of all backgrounds. The following are not permitted in comments. No personal attacks, politics, gender-based insults of any kind, racial insults, etc.

Windy City Gridiron Podcast Channel which includes Bears Banter hosted by Bill Zimmerman, Bears Over Beers featuring Jeff Berckes & EJ Snyder, Making Monsters with Taylor Doll, Bear Bones from Dr. Mason West and Danny Meehan, Bear & Balanced from Jeff and Lester A. Wiltfong Jr., and T Formation Conversation from Lester; EJ also co-hosts The Bootleg Football Podcast with Brett Kollmann; and Steven’s Streaming Twitch Channel from Steven Schweickert is another fun one.

Click on our names to follow us on Twitter: Jeff Berckes; Patti Curl; Eric Christopher Duerrwaechter; Kev H; Sam Householder; Jacob Infante; Aaron Lemming; Ken Mitchell; Jack R Salo; Steven Schweickert; Jack Silverstein; EJ Snyder; Lester Wiltfong, Jr.; T.J. Starman; Bill Zimmerman; 2nd City Gridiron; Like WCG on Facebook; Like 2nd City Gridiron on Facebook.

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