LAKE FOREST, Ill. (CBS) — The Bears are unofficially in prep mode for week one against the Los Angeles Rams.
But first, they’ll have to make a lot of cuts and solidify their 53-man roster by Tuesday at 3 p.m.READ MORE: 5 Killed, 38 Wounded In Weekend Shootings Across Chicago
All three quarterbacks – Andy Dalton, Justin Fields, and Nick Foles – were out for practice Tuesday. But there are now questions around whether the Bears can and will hold onto Foles, a Super Bowl MVP.
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For now, this is Dalton’s team – and Dalton says he is ready.
“Now it all begins, and this is what everything that we’ve done up to this point – this is what it’s been leading up to,” he said. “We get an extra week this year going into it – not having four preseason games – but this is what all of the OTAs, the training camps – this is what everything leads up to to get to this point; to start the regular season.”MORE NEWS: 2 Dead In Fiery Crash On Stevenson Expressway Near La Grange Road
“The bar has always been high for him. Andy has to control Andy. Andy can’t control something that’s out of his control, which is Justin – you know what I mean?” said Bears Head Coach Matt Nagy. “So if Andy controls Andy, and we have success on offense, and we play well, and we’re winning, that’s a good thing.”