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Not Much Doubt that Eddie Royal is the Guy in the Slot This Year

Brad Biggs at the Chicago Tribune answers your questions: “Kevin White, Alshon Jeffery and … in the slot? “Bears first-round pick Kevin White “That’s a good question and the Bears have a variety of options at this point after the … Continue reading

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The Twilight Zone

Rick Morrissey at the Chicago Sun-Times apparently can’t understand why people want to read about the Bears in May: “As I’ve perused Chicago newspapers and websites the past few weeks, I’ve seen tons of articles and photos about the team. … Continue reading

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Bears Apparently Looking to Use a Blocking Scheme Which Is Primarily Zone

Patrick Finley at the Chicago Sun-Times runs us through speculates about some changes in the 2016 Bears offense. Some of them are obvious. For example, with a healthy Alshon Jeffery and Kevin White, you can figure you’ll be seeing quarterback … Continue reading

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Many Points of Interest When Considering the Bears Running Back Situation

Rich Campbell at the Chicago Tribune writes a very interesting article on the running back situation, focusing largely upon the hope that Jeremy Langford will emerge. There are a few things to note. There’s a slight dichotomy when head coach … Continue reading

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Reviewing the Bears Depth Chart Heading into OTAs

As we come out of the draft and enter the OTAs, Kevin Fishbain at Pro Football Weekly thought it might be instructive to look at the Bears depth chart. I agree. Offense WR: Alshon Jeffery / Marquess Wilson / Cameron … Continue reading

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Bears Get Creative in Effort to Find Blocking Tight End

Brad Biggs at the Chicago Tribune answers your questions: “Have you heard anything about the Bears moving defensive lineman Greg Scruggs to tight end? Cornelius Washington has Scruggs’ No. 90 now and Scruggs is listed on the Bears roster now … Continue reading

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Jordan Howard: Big Potential If He Can Stay Healthy

All offseason speculation was that the Bears wanted to get stronger at running back. Despite their insistence that they were happy with running backs that they had, there were indications that the Bears would like to add one. The most … Continue reading

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Gotta Love Those Knowledgable Packers Fans

For shame! On hard counts pic.twitter.com/4TrrxLmBns — JS Comments (@JSComments) May 1, 2016

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Random Post-Draft Thoughts

Now that the NFL draft is behind us I thought it might be time to wrap it up with some odds and ends left over in the wake of the annual selection process. I for the most part agreed with … Continue reading

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Hated to See It Happen But Time to Let Matt Slauson Go

David Haugh at the Chicago Tribune objects to the release of offensive guard Matt Slauson. The Bears were apparently trying to upgrade their athleticism at the position: “During his victory lap Saturday after the NFL draft, Bears general manager Ryan Pace … Continue reading

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