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Chicago Bears quarterback Matt Blanchard had little chance to impress coaches last season or during an April minicamp, so he did what he could to make the most of his chance to throw at the team's rookie camp that ended Sunday.
That included wearing a camera on his helmet.
To get a better idea how Blanchard understands the offense, the Bears had him wear a unique helmet camera so they could see where he looks at the defense and when during the sequence of running plays.
''We really haven't spent any time evaluating what we would get out of it or what we have gotten out of it,'' coach Marc Trestman said. ''It was fun to do it. I peeked at it, but I really didn't study it. We'll see what unfolds this week and what we think we can do with it or move it around - could we put it on the top of the helmet as opposed to the side of a helmet?
''It's kind of fun. It's not a major part of our focus.''
Blanchard was just hopin...
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