Originally written on 60 Max Power O  |  Last updated 11/18/14
Chicago Bears head coach Marc Trestman is changing things up a bit for 2013, a change that'll have players and staff members setting their alarm clocks to different and earlier time. Following a custom insituted by coaches Mike Ditka and Dave Wannstedt in the 80's and early 90s, the team will now be holding morning practices at 9 a.m. sharp, with the exception of two 3:15 p.m. practices (Aug. 5th and 11th) and the annual Soldier Field practice at 6:45 p.m. Aug. 3rd. Per John Mullin of CSNChicago.com: ' Trestman has done away with nearly all of the mid-afternoon practices that were frequently nightmares in searing heat and humidity, occasionally causing coaches to alter plans and give the players the session without full pads as scheduled.   Per notes provided by the team:  ** The gates to training camp will open at 9:00 a.m. for morning practices.  ** The “Team” portions of these practices (the segments of practice in which the offense runs plays against the defense) will begin at approximately 10:00 a.m. Players will be stretching and running “individual/positional” drills from approximately 9-10 a.m. '
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