BearReport Photo: Mini Camp Day 1

For the first time in quite a while, the Bears were back out on the practice field at Halas Hall. Rex Grossman sounds confident, Tank Johnson sounds contrite, and Devin Hester looks as fast as ever with the ball in his hands. had a front-row seat for all the action and captured Friday's activities with these images on a beautiful day in Lake Forest.

Cedric Benson plays catch with Bernard Berrian before the official start of practice

Chris Harris catches a pass from Charles Tillman in the middle of stretching drills

Adrian Peterson and Jason McKie share a laugh during stretching exercises

Rex Grossman works on his footwork, a challenge for QB coach Pep Hamilton

Rashied Davis leads the way in wide receiver drills as his position mates look on

Rex Grossman looks to his right and sees his newest weapon, Devin Hester

Charles Tillman and Brandon McGowan are recovering and could not participate

Ladies and gentlemen, this is your starting lineup on offense for the `07 season

Just like last season, the Bears break their huddle by shouting "World Champs!"

A humbled Tank Johnson addresses the media after practice in the press room

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