With the news of Patrick Mahomes’ 10-year contract extension consuming the media right now, it’s easy to get lost in the what-could-have-beens. The Chicago Bears will most likely be haunted by the decision to not only drafting quarterback Mitchell Trubisky but also mortgaging the farm to move up just one spot to get him.
There was big news in the NFL on Monday as ESPN’s Adam Schefter reported that Kansas City Chiefs quarterback Patrick Mahomes signed a 10-year extension worth $450 million and could get up to $503 million.
Heading into training camp, there aren’t many that have confidence that the Chicago Bears will be a team that will be competitive in 2020. And that’s probably for the best, considering Chicago folded under the high expectations last season.
To say that outside linebacker Khalil Mack had a disappointing sophomore season with the Chicago Bears would be a massive understatement. Sure, he made the Pro Bowl, but a strong argument says that was earned on his name alone.
For the Win’s Steven Ruiz recently released his NFL summer power rankings, where he discussed where each of the 32 teams rank ahead of training camp. As for the Chicago Bears, Ruiz doesn’t have much confidence, as seems to be the general consensus from analysts around the league.
We’re just a few weeks away from the start of Chicago Bears training camp, and there are plenty of storylines that will dominate. Coming off a disappointing 2019 season, the Bears are looking to rebound in what’s gearing up to be a pivotal 2020 season.
For the duration of Patrick Mahomes and Deshaun Watson’s careers, Chicago Bears fans will be pestered with questions and statements regarding the Bears’ decision to draft Mitchell Trubisky rather than either of those players.
Last season just wasn’t Mitchell Trubisky’s year. The third-year Bears quarterback had his worst season as a pro, and he had to deal with a couple of injuries throughout the season that made things all the more difficult.
When it comes to dissecting what exactly went wrong with the Chicago Bears offense last season, you can’t pinpoint just one thing. Erratic quarterback play, an ineffective offensive line and inconsistent play calling were all contributing factors.
The Chicago Bears are coming off a disappointing 2019 season, which included a 8-8 record and third-place finish in the NFC North. There were a number of factors that contributed to the decline, namely on offense.
There are reports that the NFL is shortening the preseason from four to two games amid the coronavirus pandemic, which would effectively negate Weeks 1 and 4, making for a later start in preseason action.
The Bears made a change at outside linebacker this offseason when they released Leonard Floyd and signed Robert Quinn as a free agent. On paper, the move looks like one that should bear fruit for the team’s pass rush.
We haven’t heard much of Antonio Brown lately. The last time we saw him on the field was when he was on the New England Patriots in Week 2, where he recorded four receptions for 56 yards and a touchdown against the Miami Dolphins.
The Chicago Bears are just two years removed from a 12-4 season that included an NFC North championship, the team’s first since 2010. But following a disappointing 8-8 season that included a third-place finish in the division, the Bears are looking to get back on top of the NFC North.
With the uncertainty surrounding the 2020 NFL season amid the coronavirus pandemic, the Chicago Bears sent a letter to season-ticket holders Monday regarding the possibility of games being played at Soldier Field.
This offseason the Chicago Bears signed arguably one of the best defensive players from the Canadian Football League (CFL) in cornerback Tre Roberson to the largest CFL deal with a two-year, $1.5 million contract.
When discussing Chicago Bears draft picks from the past, there are some that have been impressive successes while others were full-blown busts. We’re going to start with the former, which includes a Hall of Famer, a couple future Hall of Famers and some late-round steals.
Last season, not much went right on offense for the Chicago Bears. But receiver Allen Robinson was one of the few bright spots on an abysmal unit. Robinson has been one of general manager Ryan Pace’s best free agent signings.
Former Chicago Bears safety Ha Ha Clinton-Dix might’ve left Chicago for the Dallas Cowboys in free agency, but surely there’s no hard feelings. Unless you count two random bears (as in actual bears) that might’ve had a bone to pick with him.
Most teams would kill to have a Khalil Mack on their team. Mack has a reputation for getting after quarterbacks — whether’s that’s dominating blockers or pushing 300-pound offensive lineman to the ground with one arm.
Heading into the 2020 season, the Chicago Bears are looking to rebound following a disappointing outing that concluded with a 8-8 record last year. If they’re going to make a run back to the playoffs, they’re going to need several players to step it up this season.