Posts Tagged ‘Chicago Bears’

Which 2021 Bears rookie will make the biggest impact?

Saturday, May 8th, 2021

On paper the Chicago Bears did get a couple day three prospects that could find themselves with some playing time as rookies, but with the incredible upside from their first two picks, my guess is our answers to today’s roundtable question will revolve around Justin Fields and Teven Jenkins. Let’s see what the WCG crew had to say when answering this one: Which 2021 Bears rookie will make the biggest impact? Jenkins Josh Sunderbruch: Teven Jenkins.

Bears Draft Steals Detected Across the Board

Friday, May 7th, 2021

Postdraft analysis of Bears draft picks continues to paint general manager Ryan Pace as the guy who picked everyone's pocket while they dozed. The post-draft grades said the Bears did well, the continued praise shows they may have excelled. Never since the Bears actually reinstituted the position of general manager with the 2000 hiring of Jerry Angelo has there been a draft where they had the word "steal" used so often in assessing their draft picks — that is, unless it was someone robbing them ...

Prep Notebook: Three former county players selected in NFL Draft

Friday, May 7th, 2021

Oakland County saw three prep football alums get selected in the 2021 NFL Draft last week. Louisville wide receiver Dez Fitzpatrick (Waterford Mott) was nabbed by the Tennessee Titans in the fourth round, Missouri offensive lineman Larry Borom (Birmingham Brother Rice) and Notre Dame defensive end Ade Ogundeji (Walled Lake Central) were taken by the Chicago Bears and Atlanta Falcons in the fifth round, respectively.

How did the Bears’ 2021 draft affect their salary cap situation?

Friday, May 7th, 2021

With a new franchise QB on a rookie contract, how much has the Bears’ salary cap situation changed? In this episode of Bear With Me, I brought on PFF’s cap wizard, Brad Spielberger, to help break down the impact the Bears’ 2021 draft had on their salary cap situation and future resources. Throughout this show we discuss...

The Bear’s Den, May 7, 2021

Friday, May 7th, 2021

Anatomy of a Draft-Day Trade (and 4 Non-Trades) - 33rdteam - The Chicago Bears were set on trading up in last week’s draft to acquire Ohio State QB Justin Fields — so much so that they made trade offers to all 5 teams picking between 8 and 12 How the Chicago Bears Win in Aaron Rodgers Standoff - Sports Illustrated - Here are the potential scenarios in the Aaron Rodgers standoff with the Green Bay Packers, best to worst from a Chicago Bears standpoint.

Bears set to play 3 of the teams that passed on Justin Fields this season

Thursday, May 6th, 2021

The Bears will face three of the teams that passed on rookie QB Justin Fields this season, which could be opportunities for revenge.

The Bear’s Den, May 6, 2021

Thursday, May 6th, 2021

THE DAILY SPONGIE AARON RODGERS SPECIAL BEARRRSSSS Bears depth chart projection: Teven Jenkins handed starting LT job; Justin Fields lies in wait – The Athletic - How long can the Bears be patient with new QB Justin Fields, and can Teven Jenkins start at LT? We slot the rookies into the depth chart. Bears announce when single-game tickets go on sale for 2021 season - RSN - Bears fans, get ready to return to Soldier Field.

How the Bears Tight End Picture Can Change

Wednesday, May 5th, 2021

Sure, the Bears did draft Cole Kmet last year but the cap savings they could have by cutting Jimmy Graham makes this a possibility. Graham is playing a large role, though, and doing this could cripple the offense. His eight regular-season touchdown catches last year came about largely because he remains a red-zone threat even if his speed has been taken by 11 past NFL seasons.

Report: Broncos are “very interested” in former Bears left tackle Charles Leno Jr.

Wednesday, May 5th, 2021

According to Stephen Holder who covers the Indianapolis Colts for The Athletic, he notes that the Denver Broncos are “very interested” in former Chicago Bears left tackle Charles Leno Jr. The Colts are also in the market for an offensive tackle and have a visit lined up with former Chiefs left tackle, Eric Fisher. Holder says Fisher’s physical is key and if he fails, the Colts could turn their attention towards Leno.

Former Patriots wide receiver Damiere Byrd joins Bears on one-year deal

Wednesday, May 5th, 2021

Former New England Patriots wide receiver Damiere Byrd agreed to terms with the Chicago Bears on Tuesday, the organization announced. It is a one-year deal for Byrd, who became an unrestricted free agent on March 17 after setting career highs in 2020. Byrd, 28, caught 47 passes for 604 yards and one touchdown during his lone season with New England.