The Most Intriguing Games on 2022 Bears Schedule
Even for a team picked as the worst in the league there are intriguing football games to be played and here are those on this year's Bears schedule, most of them keys in the development of quarterback Justin Fields.
Bears Under the Most Pressure in 2022
Analysis: Situations change with changes in coaching regimes and from the way the Bears are using some of their players in offseason work the onus is on 10 in particular to come up with bigger 2022 seasons.
Why Rumors About Robert Quinn Pack Little Punch
Analysis: Always an honest player with the media, Robert Quinn has already said he doesn't want to leave Chicago so rumors he wants out of the current rebuild seem unlikely at best.
Rookies Could Rate Shots as Bears Right Guard Starter
Sam Mustipher is making a conversion that could challenge his physique and experience, so it's entirely possible the Bears could wind up with a rookie starter at right guard.
The Beneficial Change Made by Bears Coaching Staff
Matt Eberflus' coaching staff has instituted one change in policy from that of Matt Nagy's regime and it's at a very basic level.
How Fullback Khari Blasingame Fits in Bears Offense
The Bears haven't had much use for a fullback in recent years but now they have one in Khari Blasingame and it appears they're utilizing the position within their attack in different ways.
How Serious Are Bears About Contract Extensions?
Analysis: Roquan Smith is due a new contract after this year and even though he doesn't have an agent ESPN's Jeremy Fowler has reported there will be talks coming sometime this summer, but it's the only new contract mentioned.
Ryan Poles Continues Scouting Department Changes
Seven scouting department assignments were affected with promotions or switches as Bears GM Ryan Poles continued to switch personnel to suit his tastes.
How Bears See Justin Fields Being Set Up for Success
The popular narrative is Justin Fields is set up for failure because the Bears didn't get him a receiver or a few more offensive linemen but there are ways they say he is being put in a better situation to succeed than last year.
What Bears See from Wide Receiver Collection
It seems everyone agrees the Bears should have found more receiver help for Justin Fields but receivers coach Tyke Tolbert sees some potential contributors.
Fitting Pieces into Offensive Line a Bears Challenge
There are plenty of players in the mix in a competitive situation for the Bears offensive line, and coach Chris Morgan just wants to see the five best step forward for camp.
Did Matt Eberflus Just Show His Nasty Side?
Analysis: Bears coach Matt Eberflus seemed to turn a cold shoulder after practice to those players missing OTAs and one who missed earlier voluntary minicamp.
Keeping Justin Fields "Ahead of Pace"
Bears players don't see many flaws with their quarterback but QB coach Andrew Janocko identified what they're doing to fix some of those the team has spotted.
Throw Rookies in the Fire Urges Jaylon Johnson
Bears cornerback Jaylon Johnson doesn't mind the switch to more of a zone-based coverage scheme and he also has a way he thinks would best for rookies Kyler Gordon and Jaquan Brisker to learn.
Bears Sign Sixth-Round Guard Zachary Thomas
With Zachary Thomas' signing the Bears are left only with their top three of 11 draft picks to sign.
Bears Begin Process of Helping Justin Fields with OTAs
The goal is maximizing Justin Fields' abilities and doing it begins this week with OTAs as veterans on offense and rookies come together on a practice field trying to establish a connection with their quarterback.
What the Bears Defense Needs to Learn at OTAs
There are three areas of concern yet for the Bears defense and two of those can be adequately assessed to determine if more players need to be added but the third area may require more physical play in training camp to properly address it.
Are Bears the Worst Team in Pro Football?
Sports Illustrated's Conor Orr ranks the Bears last in the NFL in his power rankings released after the schedule came out, and everyone from gamblers to media analysts set seven wins this season as being overly optimistic.
The Defensive Challenge Awaiting Justin Fields
The schedule Justin Fields confronts in his second season provides the very best competition in terms of pass defenders from last year, but in other ways it's not as severe a challenge as in his rookie year.
How Bears Schedule Rates Against NFC North Teams
A schedule comparison of the Green Bay Packers, Detroit Lions and Minnesota Vikings to the Bears for the 2022 season.