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It still feels most likely that Teven Jenkins will start at right tackle, with Larry Borom at left tackle, when Week 1 arrives. But that’s far from a sure thing. Here's why this is such a big year for Jenkins.
Signing linebacker Nicholas Morrow was a low-risk, high-reward move. He could prove to be a steal for what the Bears are paying him.
If Trevis Gipson has another good season in his third year, the Bears can feel a lot more confident about their future at pass rusher. Gipson had seven sacks and five forced fumbles in 2021.
The Bears are hoping defensive tackle Justin Jones can be a penetrator who can slip between offensive linemen and cause some chaos in the backfield.
Al-Quadin Muhammad fits the mold of just about every free agent that general manager Ryan Poles signed this offseason – he has shown flashes of brilliance on the field, but came at a relative bargain in free agency.
Bears lineman Sam Mustipher lost his starting center position to free agent Lucas Patrick, but he could still wind up in the starting lineup. With Dakota Dozier going on injured reserve, Mustipher might be the front runner at right guard.
How many times have you heard Chicago is a Cubs and a Bears town? That is certainly not something to brag about right now, Hub Arkush writes.
What’s up with Robert Quinn? And how unsettled is the offensive line? Hub Arkush, Sean Hammond and Kyle Nabors discuss the latest news following the conclusion of the Bears’ offseason program.
Rookie fifth-round draft pick Braxton Jones has already taken some reps at left tackle with the first-team offense. Jones is a long way from starting in Week 1, but it shows that the Bears think highly of him.
It suddenly came to me standing on the practice field Wednesday. These Bears remind me most of an expansion team built around other teams’ expendable castoffs and average-at-best talent, Hub Arkush writes.
Bears receiver Byron Pringle declined to comment on his April arrest. On the football field, he thinks the Bears' offense will give him chances to catch the ball in space and in one-on-one matchups.
Ryan Poles and Matt Eberflus remain in their honeymoon period, but Robert Quinn's absence from this week's mandatory minicamp will provide the Bears new regime with their first major test, Hub Arkush writes.
Justin Fields and Darnell Mooney are trying to out-work each other. That's a good thing for both of them, and for the Bears' offense. Plus more notes from Tuesday's minicamp at Halas Hall.
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?
Has Justin Fields impressed? Will Teven Jenkins land a starting job? Hub Arkush, Sean Hammond and Kyle Nabors discuss the latest news and notes from Halas Hall.