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Bears offensive coordinator Shane Waldron gets a point across at the post-minicamp press conference.

No More Mind Fog for Bears Offense Under the 'Great Communicator'

Everything is said to be more clear this year with assignments for players within the Bears offense after coaches got their marching orders straight from coordinator Shane Waldron.

Gene Chamberlain
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Bears offensive coordinator Shane Waldron gets a point across at the post-minicamp press conference.

No More Mind Fog for Bears Offense Under the 'Great Communicator'

Everything is said to be more clear this year with assignments for players within the Bears offense after coaches got their marching orders straight from coordinator Shane Waldron.

Gene Chamberlain
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Bears tight end Cole Kmet breaks a tackle attempt from Lions linebacker Jack Campbell last season. Bears tight ends could have more room to rumble this year after catches.

Bears 2024 Training Camp Preview: Capable Tight Ends Overshadowed

Analysis: There is much excitement over Bears wide receivers but their tight ends have potential to be their best group of contributors at this position in a decade.

Gene Chamberlain
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Darnell Wright can't keep Justin Fields from being sacked by Aidan Hutchinson, resulting in  a fumble and safety last season.

All-NFC North Team: What Bears Offensive Line Says for Ryan Poles

How many Chicago Bears made the All-NFC North team isn't the question. Rather, it's how many avoided being voted worst in the division among starters at their positions?

Gene Chamberlain
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James Conner gets past Jacquan Brisker to the goal line last season in a Bears win. Brisker gave up 10 TD passes the last two years says Sportradar.

Bears 2024 Training Camp Preview: Is Last Line of Defense in Safe Hands?

Safeties Jaquan Brisker and Kevin Byard are viewed by the Bears as ideally suited to complement their strong cornerback contingent but there are questions.

Gene Chamberlain
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Caleb Williams is surrounded by quality targets but ultimately a Bears playoff run will revolve around how quickly he adapts.

Best Offseason Bears Decision Could Be Reason No. 1 for a Playoff Run

Analysis: Two inspections of the Bears' playoff chances have concluded if they make the run it will be due to the best decision they made in the offseason.

Gene Chamberlain
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Roschon Johnson proved he can contribute as a power back last year but the question is how much Shane Waldron will use him.

Bears 2024 Training Camp Preview: Will Shane Waldron Use His Backs?

The Chicago Bears running backs have an array of skills, including good speed, but past practices suggest new offensive coordinator Shane Waldron definitely doesn't overuse his running game.

Gene Chamberlain
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Matt Eberflus presides over Bears warmups during minicamp. Eberflus remains one of the coach of the year betting favorites.

Matt Eberflus' Rank Among Coaches Fails to Follow Betting Odds

CBS Sports has ranked Matt Eberflus last among all the NFC North coaches and in the bottom third overall despite finding favor with the Vegas crowd.

Gene Chamberlain
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Tremaine Edmunds wraps up Jerome Ford for the tackle last season. Edmunds figures to up his tackle totals in Year 2.

Bears 2024 Training Camp Preview: Linebackers Look for Even More Takeaways

Linebackers T.J. Edwards and especially Tremaine Edmunds, look to start producing takeaways faster than in their first Bears season.

Gene Chamberlain
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Caleb Williams warms up with other Bears QBs during minicamp. The Bears find Williams' work ethic runs contrary to rumors.

Jaylon Johnson Details His Discovery About Caleb Williams

The hype about Caleb Williams' personality are anything but true Bears cornerback Jaylon Johnson tells Jim Rome, and describes his QB as your typical "hard-nosed"Chicagoan.

Gene Chamberlain
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Chicago Bears tight end Cole Kmet tries to elude Packers safety Darnell Savage in last year's season finale after a reception in a 17-9 Bears loss.

All-NFC North Team: Dependability Not Enough for Cole Kmet

Chicago Bears tight end Cole Kmet has improved each year but not to the point where he makes more receptions or yards than a few other NFC North tight ends.

Gene Chamberlain
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The Hard Knocks crew shoots Jets camp last year. Their work with the other New York team is now showing on HBO and both Caleb Williams and Rome Odunze are in it.

Caleb Williams and Rome Odunze Look Sharp in Giants Hard Knocks

The offeason version of Hard Knocks has interviews the Giants did with Rome Odunze and Caleb Williams and the duo perform like champions, or at least better than Jayden Daniels.

Gene Chamberlain
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DJ Moore stiff-arms A.J. Terrell last season in a Bears win over Atlanta. Moore and their explosive receiver group are winning over critics.

Bears Playmakers Win Over Even One of Their Longtime Critics

The explosive nature of Bears targets in the offense has won over one of their critics from ESPN in a ranking of teams with the best playmakers.

Gene Chamberlain
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Keenan Allen has had plenty of good seasons but none like last year for catches. However, it hasn't earned him much respect.
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Keenan Allen's Surprising Ranking Among NFL 30-Somethings

The Bears wide receiver is coming off a career-best 108 catches in L.A., so where does it leave him on one top-20 list of 30-year-olds?

Gene Chamberlain
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New Bears center candidate Ryan Bates hasn't played much since 2022, when he started mostly as a right guard and had to block Al-Quadin Muhammad here.

Bears 2024 Training Camp Preview: Ending Center-Guard Shuffle

Analysis: If the Bears could retain the same inside core of their offensive line for a given period, it might make a huge difference after they have altered it so often for two years.

Gene Chamberlain
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Bears fans enter a past training camp at Halas Hall. Tickets are free to camp but there were only a limited number available.

Some Ticket Holders for Free Bears Practices Are Cashing In

The after market is quite brisk with sales for tickets to Bears training camp practices that were given out for free.

Gene Chamberlain
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Is Caleb Williams a rebel trying to "break the system" or will he simply sign his slotted deal according to the existing CBA and report for work?

The Problem with One League Insider's Take on Caleb Williams

Analysis: ESPN's Adam Schefter has called Caleb Williams someone who wants to "break the system," but the system of bringing people into the league is ironclad.

Gene Chamberlain
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Fans filter into the Bears training camp. The supply of tickets for this year's open practices quickly disappeared.

All Tickets Quickly Disappear for Bears Training Camp

Bears training camp tickets were there one minute, and a few minutes later they were gone with fans miffed.

Gene Chamberlain
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DJ Moore tries to escape the grasp of Detroit Lions linebacker Alex Anzalone in a 28-13 Bears victory.

All-NFC North Team: DJ Moore Receives His Just Due

Analysis: DJ Moore finally earned recognition on the All-NFC North team and if Bears do what's right they'll look to lock him up for the long term even if his contract expires after 2025.

Gene Chamberlain
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Rome Odunze and Caleb Williams have worn the uniform but haven't yet received the money.

One Week Out with Caleb Williams and Rome Odunze Still Unsigned

Even though Caleb Williams and Rome Odunze haven't signed, it shouldn't increase concern over a possible holdout, but check back in a week.

Gene Chamberlain
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Montez Sweat goes through stretching at Bears minicamp. Sweat is obviously their threat on the edge but he needs help.

Bears 2024 Training Camp Preview: Giving Montez Sweat Some Help

Will the Bears turn to Yannick Ngakoue again after he cost them $10.5 million and underperformed, or will they see what they need from a pass rusher in Austin Booker?

Gene Chamberlain
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Tickets for Bears training camp practices at Halas Hall will be dispersed through Ticketmaster July 9 starting at 10 a.m.

Bears Training Camp Tickets Available Starting Tuesday Morning

Training camp tickets to open Chicago Bears practices at Halas Hall will be available to the public starting at 10 a.m. Tuesday, July 9 through Ticketmaster.

Gene Chamberlain
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Purdue's Nic Scourton Wisconsin QB Tanner Mordecai. Scourton, now with Texas A&M, has been mock-drafted to the Bears.

Mock Drafters Giving Bears Defensive Line a Good Early Stir

Two mock drafts for 2025 have arrived at the conclusion GM Ryan Poles should have—they need edge rush help.

Gene Chamberlain
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Bears tackle Darnell Wright blocks against Chargers linebacker Tuli Tuipulotu. Wright allowed seven sacks as a rookie.

Bears 2024 Training Camp Preview: A Youthful Ascension at Tackle

If right tackle Darnell Wright can lower his sacks allowed the way Braxton Jones did at left tackle last season, the Bears could have Caleb Williams well protected.

Gene Chamberlain
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Replacing Braxton Jones or Darnell Wright isn't exactly high on the Bears' need list  but a tackle has been named a player for the Bears to watch in next year's draft.

Player to Watch Named for Bears Seems Redundant at First Glance

Analysis: The Bears have two tackles who are under contract and just drafted one so Pro Football Focus' naming of a tackle as a player for them to watch seems pointless. Or is it?

Gene Chamberlain
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 Falcons QB Taylor Heinicke is cornered by Bears defensive tackle Gervon Dexter Sr. for a sack.

Bears 2024 Training Camp Preview: Gervon Dexter's Next Big Step

The need for more pass rush pressure while maintaining the No. 1 run defense in the league means Gervon Dexter and possibly Zacch Pickens must be prepared to advance on Day 1.

Gene Chamberlain
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