Chicago Bears Latest News, August 17, 2022

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How Bears Help Justin Fields Improve His Pocket Presence – RSN – Building the best version of Justin Fields is a process. But the Bears and the young quarterback are well on their way to making the second-year quarterback the star many envision.

Soldier Field grass to be turfed ahead of Bears season opener

Bears and Ryan Poles reduce roster to 85 players – RSN – Three players have been canceled with an injury designation and another has been added to injured reserve.

Bears’ Roquan Smith to travel with team for Seattle Seahawks game – RSN – The star linebacker still hasn’t practiced during training camp as he awaits a contract extension.

Jay Cutler is the Bears’ best quarterback of all time – Gridiron Heroics – Jay Cutler is the Bears’ best quarterback of all time, and it really doesn’t come close. Bear fans love debating this topic. It’s a pretty short list of basically three guys. Jay Cutler, Jim McMahon and Sid Luckman.

Bears waive 3 players with injury designations – 670 The Score – Chicago waived safety Michael Joseph, cornerback Jayson Stanley and linebacker Javin White with injury designations after each was injured during the Bears victory over the Chiefs in their preseason opener on Saturday.

Breakdown of Bears O-line setup, position battles – 670 The score – Only two positions look set on the Bears offensive line, while competition continues for the rest of the group. As the Bears’ second preseason game looms on Thursday, here’s a look at their offensive line at every position.

Halas Intrigue, Episode 229: On Ro, Teven and Another Preseason Game – Chicago Sun-Times – Is Teven Jenkins a starter? Roquan Smith has a mystery agent? And how will Justin Fields fare against the Seahawks? Patrick Finley, Jason Lieser and Mark Potash of the Sun-Times analyze it.

Bears steer QB Justin Fields in new direction after haphazard rookie season – Chicago Sun-Times – ‘We just established, ‘Hey, this is who we want to be. . . . That’s how we think we can do it,” quarterbacks coach Andrew Janocko said.

One Week After Trade Demand, Roquan Smith Loses Momentum – Chicago Sun-Times – Bears circus will be traveling. Linebacker Roquan Smith, who continued to “hold on” Tuesday just watching practice from the sidelines, will be on the Bears’ charter flight to Seattle.

Opportunity knocks – at right guard – for Teven Jenkins overnight against the Seahawks. “Were excited [to see] where he’s from,” coach Matt Eberflus said.

Column: Roquan Smith’s contract impasse with the Bears drags on

Chicago Bears: What we learned on the offensive line

Luke Getsy: Chicago Bears OC critic of QB Justin Fields – Chicago Tribune – After leaving Green Bay Packers and Aaron Rodgers, Chicago Bears offensive coordinator Luke Getsy must have headache days at Halas Hall turn out to be intense.

2023 Draft Preview Part II: Edge Rushers – The Irish Bears Network – After looking at the inside defensive lineman yesterday, we’re going to focus on the defensive line today. Let’s look at some of the edge impact players who could soon call Chicago (or Arlington Heights) home. Why the Bears Might Target Edge Rusher When the Bears Traded Khalil Mack Last Offseason, It Signaled

CHGO Bears Podcast: Chicago Bears Training Camp: Teven Jenkins and Larry Borom Practice with 1st Team Offense

Bears training camp observations: Teven Jenkins gets his chance at right guard

Here’s what we know and don’t know about Roquan Smith’s contract stalemate with the Chicago Bears on Monday.

NFL world reacts to Saint Omni revelation – The Comeback – A memo sent to all 32 NFL teams warned of ‘Saint Omni, who is not an NFLPA certified agent,’ representing Roquan Smith regarding commercial requests.

Luke Getsy: Chicago Bears OC critic of QB Justin Fields – Chicago Tribune – After leaving Green Bay Packers and Aaron Rodgers, Chicago Bears offensive coordinator Luke Getsy must have headache days at Halas Hall turn out to be intense.

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Mike Zimmer Takes Job With Deion Sanders at Jackson State – ProFootballTalk – Zimmer, via HBCUGameday.com, has accepted a position on Deion Sanders’ team at Jackson State. Sanders introduced Zimmer to the team on Tuesday.

Mike McDaniel Explains Adam Shaheen’s Trade-to-Rejected Trade Journey to IR – ProFootballTalk – “It’s a classic example of the National Football League’s right-on-the-spot process,” McDaniel told reporters. “That’s why it exists. He trained without anything holding him back. We thought 100% that he was 100% healthy. Such is the nature of veteran players. You encounter nicks along the way and that’s why you have a physical before things can be finalized and the entire trade is processed.

IN CASE YOU MISSED IT ON WINDY CITY GRIDIRON

Wiltfong: Bears vs 49ers gets FOX’s No. 2 crew for Week 1 – Windy City Gridiron – See the FanShot on SB Nation.

Infante’s fictitious 2023 Bears Draft: First-round defense? – Windy City Gridiron – The Bears are currently expected to go on offense early, but what if they go first on defense in the 2023 Draft?

Salo: Which Bears player is worth hitting in Fantasy Football? – Windy City Gridiron – When will your favorite Bears player step off the board?

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