Bringing three QBs to training camp instead of four is a possibility
The Bears will have to pay attention all summer long just in case a reliable – and inexpensive – veteran is jettisoned by another team, but don't be surprised if it's only Cutler, Hanie, and Brett Basanez making the trip to Olivet Nazarene University.
Iglesias can compete right now for a starting job
As far as Knox and Kinder are concerned, Knox was making a lot of plays both Saturday and Sunday and could be a more dangerous option out of the slot than Rashied Davis, but Kinder didn't do much to distinguish himself and appeared to be lazy at times during drills.
Comparisons between Freeman and Briggs are easy to make
Freeman will initially back up Briggs on the weak side, although he's big enough and strong enough to get a look over on the strong side – and might even be in the conversation to start if neither Nick Roach nor Hunter Hillenmeyer performs well in training camp.
Gilbert should be in the D-line rotation right away
Not only are lesser heralded players like Matt Toeaina and Ervin Baldwin in jeopardy of losing their roster spots with the addition of Gilbert and fourth-rounder Henry Melton, but Dusty Dvoracek and Mark Anderson better step it up a notch, too.
Bears brass keeps making it harder for you to follow your favorite team
In trying economic times such as these, don't be shocked if the Chicago media is forced to scale back its coverage of the team in Bourbonnais because of the extra expense involved, as the best time of the year for access now comes with a hefty cover charge – in order for Bear Report to cover training camp like it has in the past, the publication will have to shell out about $1,000 from its own pocket.
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