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Bears rookie cornerback Kyler Gordon and receiver Velus Jones Jr. returned to practice Monday. Both had been out for about 10 days with undisclosed injuries.
Saturday's preseason opener against the Kansas City Chiefs was a mixed bag for the Chicago Bears, with some big plays from youngsters helping to balance the lackluster results for the first and second strings, Hub Arkush writes.
Justin Fields and the Bears' starters played for three possessions during Saturday's preseason game against the Kansas City Chiefs. The results were mixed, but Bears receivers made a pair of highlight-reel catches.
The first of three exhibition games couldn’t come at a better time for the Chicago Bears. Hub Arkush previews the top position battles to watch Saturday when the Bears host the Kansas City Chiefs at Soldier Field.
The Bears are looking increasingly thin at wide receiver. Another pass catcher went down with an injury Tuesday. The starting lineup during Saturday's preseason game might look weird at receiver.
The Bears practiced at Soldier Field on Tuesday, several days ahead of their first preseason game. Another wide receiver went down with an injury, and the offense had mixed results. Here's what we saw Tuesday.
Bears offensive coordinator Luke Getsy indicated the offense is going to lean heavily on tight end Cole Kmet. So far in camp, Kmet has been one of Justin Fields' top targets.
The Bears offense looked a little bit better Wednesday. As quarterback Justin Fields said, there's still a long way to go. Defensive tackle Justin Jones had a nice day in the trenches. Here are our grades for Wednesday's practice.
The Bears offense struggled in back-to-back two-minute drills Tuesday, though Khalil Herbert is looking like a solid No. 2 running back. Check out our grades from Tuesday's practice at Bears training camp.
Bears offensive coordinator Luke Getsy said it will take time to build comfort in a new offense. The Bears are working through those growing pains now early in training camp.
Even if the 2022 Bears struggle, which they might, this season can still be a success if quarterback Justin Fields makes strides in his game.
Bears tight end Cole Kmet spent his offseason improving his hands and improving his blocking game, where he will be a key piece to the puzzle. If the 2022 Bears offense is going to have any success, Kmet needs to be heavily involved.
Tight end will take on added importance for these Bears in part because of the lack of high-end prospects in the wide receiver group and because of the importance of their blocking in offensive coordinator Luke Getsy’s scheme, Hub Arkush writes.
So what have we learned about these new Chicago Bears with just three days of minicamp left of this offseason before everyone takes off for their six-week summer vacation before reporting to training camp?