Hoge: Promising Rookie Draft Class Moving On UpConsidering only one preseason game and zero regular season games have been played, it's premature to get too excited about any team's draft class from this year.
Hoge's Notes: Marshall, Peppers Expected To Play Vs ChargersThursday's preseason game against the Chargers at Soldier Field should give fans a better idea of what the 2013 Chicago Bears will look like.
Hoge: Wilson Getting Chance To Showcase Skills In Important WeekEvery year there is that one player who shines late in the first preseason game and gets the fan base all excited.
Morning Bears Bits: Right Tackle Competition Is Officially OnWhen Marc Trestman said Friday in Charlotte that J'Marcus Webb was "in a competition", it wasn't all that surprising based on his play.
Hoge's Notes: Cutler Will Play Friday, But Not Very MuchSome starters won't play at all, but Jay Cutler will receive at least a few plays.
Hoge: Britton Taking Advantage Of Reps At Left TackleEben Britton admits he didn't have expectations to make the Bears' 53-man roster when he signed with the team in April.
Morning Bears Bits: Who Should Play In Friday's Preseason Opener?The Bears open up the preseason Friday night at Carolina and we have yet to get a good idea from the coaching staff who will play and who will sit.
Hoge: 'Swat-Gate' Frustrates Bears OffenseJay Cutler may have thrown four interceptions in Tuesday's practice at Olivet Nazarene University, but there's seems to be some disagreement amongst the Bears about how many of them were legitimate.
Morning Bears Bits: Offensive Line In Better Shape Than Packers' LineThe Bears may have a better offensive line this season than the Packers.
Hoge: Early Depth Chart BreakdownAdam Hoge takes a look at the Bears' first released depth chart of the season.
Hoge's Notes: Bushrod Returns, Still Questionable To Play FridayBears left tackle Jermon Bushrod returned to practice Monday on a limited basis, exactly one week after suffering a calf injury in the second padded practice of training camp.
Morning Bears Bits: Five Questions For This WeekHere are five questions we could get answers to this week.