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Bears Training Camp Capsule

Monday, July 22nd, 2019

CHICAGO BEARS (12-5) OPEN CAMP: July 26, Bourbonnais, Illinois LAST YEAR: In his first year, coach Matt Nagy took Bears to playoffs for first time since 2010 with NFC North title. Linebacker Khalil Mack, safety Eddie Jackson and lineman Akiem Hicks led NFL's top scoring defense. Nagy's creative play calling contributed, but offense ranked only 21st.

Broncos’ Fangio says Lock ‘doesn’t know how to pitch yet

Friday, July 19th, 2019

Denver Broncos rookie quarterback Drew Lock found out what the school of hard knocks will be like under new head coach Vic Fangio. On only his second day of training camp, Lock, who reportedly was in a contract stalemate earlier this week, got verbally hit below the belt Friday by the old-school coach of the Broncos. "He's not a quarterback yet," Fangio told reporters.

PFT 2019 storyline No. 7: Can Mitchell Trubisky take the Bears to the next level?

Thursday, July 18th, 2019

The 2018 Chicago Bears stunned the NFL with an unlikely NFC North championship in the first year of coach Matt Nagy's tenure and the second season of quarterback Mitchell Trubisky's career. With Trubisky now having a full season under his belt both as a starter and as the starter in Nagy's system, the question is whether Trubisky (under Nagy's guidance) can take the Bears to the next level. The Bears don't get to the next level very often, and when they do they don't hang around for long.

Robbie Gould excited 49ers ‘stepped up big time’ to bring him back

Tuesday, July 16th, 2019

After missing a critical kick that kept the Chicago Bears from advancing in last season's playoffs, fans were clamoring for an improved kicker. 49ers K Robbie Gould ascended to the top of the league at the position during his 11 seasons with the Bears, as he currently sits second in NFL history in field-goal percentage behind current Baltimore Ravens kicker Justin Tucker. Gould was the most recent guest of the Adam Schefter Podcast and spoke about what was a stressful offseason for the 36-year-old.

Devin Hester’s son already looks ready to return the opening kickoff of the Super Bowl for a touchdown

Tuesday, July 16th, 2019

On the sideline stands a grizzled Mitch Trubisky, the effects of a two-decade long NFL career evident as he leads the Chicago Bears off the teleportation tunnel (that'll be a thing by then) and onto the field for one last game. Year 16 in Matt Nagy's system is almost in the books. It's Super Bowl LXIX, and the Bears are slight underdogs against the London Jaguars, who by then will presumably be named something far more British.

Cordarrelle Patterson bluntly downplays Super Bowl win with Patriots

Tuesday, July 16th, 2019

After six seasons on three different NFL teams, Cordarrelle Patterson finally earned a Super Bowl ring with the New England Patriots in February. The veteran wide receiver, who signed with the Chicago Bears in March, was asked at a recent Massachusetts Pirates (Arena League) game how it felt to be a Super Bowl champion ... and gave a surprisingly blunt answer.

Akiem Hicks not happy with Madden 20 ratings: ‘Tell them to come see me’

Monday, July 15th, 2019

EA Sports released the full Madden 20 player ratings for every team in the NFL, and not everyone was happy with the numbers they received. The Bears shared a video of backup quarterback Chase Daniel revealing ratings to his teammates, and defensive lineman Akiem Hicks seemed the most upset of the group. "Bring some of the scouts out here doing the madden ratings," Hicks said.

Chicago Bears head coach Matt Nagy can’t reveal yet which play will be named after his alma mater

Friday, July 12th, 2019

Chicago Bears head coach Matt Nagy joins "NFL Total Access" to talk about the team's situation heading into training camp.

Chicago Bears linebacker Khalil Mack revealed as third player with 99 overall rating in ‘Madden 20’

Thursday, July 11th, 2019

Watch to see Chicago Bears linebacker Khalil Mack get revealed as the third player in "Madden 20" with a 99 overall rating.

NFL Network’s Kyle Brandt explains why Chicago Bears are the most intriguing team in NFC North

Wednesday, July 10th, 2019

NFL Network's Kyle Brandt explains why the Chicago Bears are the most intriguing team in the NFC North.