2013 Bears Training Camp

Kyle Long and Jordan Mills. (Photo by David Banks/Getty Images)

Morning Bears Bits: Initial Impressions Of Rookie Draft Class

Since the pads went on Sunday at Olivet Nazarene University, the test for the Bears’ rookie class has been taken to a whole new level.

670 The Score–07/31/2013


Morning Bears Bits: Getting To Know Marc Trestman

The initial reviews on the first-year head coach are positive.

CBS Chicago–07/30/2013

Robbie Gould.  (Photo by Al Messerschmidt/Getty Images)

Hoge’s Notes: Is There A Legitimate Kicker Competition Going On?

There appears to be competition at both kicker and punter.

CBS Chicago–07/29/2013

Kyle Long. (Photo by David Banks/Getty Images)

Kyle Long: ‘Trial By Fire’ So Far At Camp

Kyle Long’s lack of experience is as well-documented as the offensive lineman’s athletic ability.

670 The Score–07/29/2013

Turk McBride. (Photo by Chris Graythen/Getty Images)

McBride Out For Season; Bushrod Leaves Practice

Just two days into padded practices and the Bears are already suffering crucial injuries.


Jay Cutler at training camp in Bourbonnais. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Morning Bears Bits: Cutler Still Looks Like Cutler

The QB has spread the ball around in practice, but accuracy is still an issue.

CBS Chicago–07/29/2013

Roberto Garza

Hoge’s Practice Observations: Tough Start In Pads For Offensive Line

The Bears put on the pads Sunday for the first time in training camp, giving the offensive and defensive lines their first real chance to stand out on the practice field.

CBS Chicago–07/28/2013

Martellus Bennett.  (Credit: Brian Gertsch, CBS)

Hoge’s Notes: Martellus Bennett — The Most Interesting Man On The Bears

The Martellus Bennett Show didn’t stop after practice ended.

CBS Chicago–07/26/2013

Lance Briggs. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Hoge: Briggs ‘Getting Comfortable With Being Uncomfortable’ In New Role

While the Bears’ offense is undergoing a major overhaul with new head coach Marc Trestman, there is one guy on the other side of the ball who taking on the brunt of change on a unit that otherwise is staying mostly the same.



Hoge’s Practice Observations: Trestman Takes Hands-On Approach

The Bears took the field Friday morning at Olivet Nazarene University for their first practice of training camp. Here are some quick observations from what we saw:

670 The Score–07/26/2013

Phil Emery. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Morning Bears Bits: Why So Much Drama Already?

With all the focus on contract talks, Friday’s practice will be a welcome change.

CBS Chicago–07/26/2013

Devin Hester. (Matthew Stockman/Getty Images)

Hoge’s Notes: Hester ‘Cheetah Fast’ In Conditioning Test

The return man was among those who stood out during Thursday’s test.

CBS Chicago–07/25/2013

Bears kicker Robbie Gould. (Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Gould: ‘I Have A Chip On My Shoulder’

Kicker Robbie Gould enters the 2013 season with a lot to prove.

CBS Chicago–07/25/2013

Jay Cutler. (Credit: Getty Images.)

Morning Bears Bits: Analyzing The Bears’ Contract Situation

Who does Phil Emery’s no extension policy affect the most?

CBS Chicago–07/25/2013

Marc Trestman. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Morning Bears Bits: Camp Trestman To Open With Conditioning Test

The Bears are bracing for a rude awakening Thursday morning at Camp Trestman.

CBS Chicago–07/24/2013

Chicago Bears helmet. (Getty Images file)

Important Dates On Bears’ Calendar

With the conclusion of mandatory mincamp last week, the Bears have officially completed their offseason program.

670 The Score–06/17/2013