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January 16, 2019 at 3:52 am #553
Bears release first “unofficial” depth chart Earlier today the Chicago Bears revealed their first “unofficial” depth chart for the preseason. As we’ve learned through the years Trey Burton Jersey , this first depth chart doesn’t matter much, but we’re a football starved fan-base, so we’ll inspect this bad-boy like it’s a playoff roster!There isn’t much on it that comes as a surprise, but we’ll start with the offense. The o-line is the expected bunch right to left; Bobby Massie, Kyle Long, Cody Whitehair, Eric Kush, and Charles Leno Jr. Rookie James Daniels is listed as the number two left guard and the third string center. I think he has a great shot at unseating Kush, but I wouldn’t be surprised if Kush kept the job. He was playing good football two years ago before his injury. Converted defensive lineman Rashaad Coward is listed as the number two right tackle. The highlight of the skill players is both free agent wide outs, Allen Robinson and Taylor Gabriel Authentic Cody Parkey Jersey , listed as the starters. Kevin White is behind Robinson, and rookie sensation Anthony Miller is behind Gabriel. The only interesting thing at the running backs is Ryan Nall is number five at the tailbacks, and not grouped in at all at fullback. Michael Burton is the only FB listed. Trey Burton is the top tight end, and second year pro Adam Shaheen is number three behind Dion Sims. This jives with what we’ve heard from head coach Matt Nagy. He said it’s be Burton (U) and Sims (Y) as the “starters,” with Shaheen getting reps at both spots. There are no surprises at the special teams. Cody Parkey (K), Patrick Scales (LS), and Patrick O’Donnell (P) round out the number ones. Tarik Cohen is the top punt returner, while Benny Cunningham is the number one kick returner. Over on the defensive side of things, the Bears open with Sam Acho starting at outside linebacker opposite Leonard Floyd. Jonathan Bullard starts at one defensive end spot with Roy Robertson-Harris backing him up. Hold out rookie Roquan Smith is the number two inside linebacker behind Nick Kwiatkoski. The starting secondary is unchanged from a year ago, with the only interesting thing to note is Deiondre’ Hall — who has played some corner in the past http://www.bearsauthorizedshops.com/authentic-anthony-miller-jersey , and is currently listed at CB on the Bears’ roster — is listed as the backup safety to Adrian Amos. I’d imagine that some of the first stringers on this depth chart will be held out of Thursday’s preseason opener against the Ravens in the Hall of Fame Game.Look over the Bears’ depth chart and let us know if anything stands out to you guys. It has become a familiar refrain for Chicago Bears coach Matt Nagy.Nagy has often repeated the words “nothing new” over the past 3陆 weeks regarding contract talks with first-round draft pick Roquan Smith, and the situation remains status quo.Nagy’s first training camp with the Bears concluded Sunday, and it remains uncertain when defensive coordinator Vic Fangio can plug the former Georgia linebacker into the lineup.And that’s not the Bears’ only problem as they head into a week of practices in Denver before playing the Broncos on Saturday in their third preseason game.Asked Sunday if missing all of camp would limit Smith’s ability to be defensive field general on opening day, Nagy did not mince words.”I think it does,” Nagy said. “You’re playing at that position and there are a lot of calls that go on, very similar to a quarterback, there’s a lot going on. But I have full confidence in Vic and his staff that when he does get here, they’ll get him up to speed and whenever that is, we’ll see.”But again, that’s why we all get paid as coaches is to try to help our players out as much as possible and that’s kind of where we’re at.”Neither the Bears nor Smith’s agents have openly discussed the reason for the standoff.The Chicago Tribune reported that the sticking point in talks is the Bears’ refusal to give up the right to reclaim some of Smith’s guaranteed bonus if he is suspended for an on-field rules violation outside the parameters of a football play.Smith is the only unsigned player in the 2018 NFL draft class. The Bears haven’t had Smith around since their June minicamp.”I think he knows that he’s to be in shape Roquan Smith Jersey ,” Nagy said. “I think he knows that.”The Bears have two veteran inside linebackers on the field in Danny Trevathan and Nick Kwiatkoski, so they’re not short on experience.Players say they’ve avoided turning the holdout into a distraction.”It’s pretty easy,” defensive end Akiem Hicks said. “I mean, we can’t make him appear out of nowhere. You play with what you got and go forward.”Their other big problem revolves around the offense.Quarterback Mitchell Trubisky struggled in the new offense with interceptions in practice, then went 2 for 4 for 4 yards in his first effort against Cincinnati in a 30-27 loss Thursday night.”It’s not rocket science to know that we need to be better in that,” Nagy said. “It’s my job to make sure am I calling the right plays. It’s their job to make sure they execute when they get those plays to come in.”Wide receiver Allen Robinson and wide receiver Taylor Gabriel did not play Thursday or in the Hall of Fame game against the Ravens that kicked off the NFL’s preseason. Also absent was starting running back Jordan Howard.Robinson called camp a successful indoctrination to a complicated attack.”I think it was really big for us, for us to stay around close to each other, to have those conversations not only in the film room, but outside, just talking about different looks and seeing different things Authentic Allen Robinson Jersey ,” Robinson said. “I think it was very beneficial for us, as well as going against the defense.”We have a top-10 defense in this league and they give us a lot of different looks and they challenge us each and every day, presnap and post-snap.”The other issue the Bears are facing coming out of camp is that injuries have begun piling up.Cornerback Prince Amukamara is out with a groin injury and tight end Dion Sims is out with a concussion. Gabriel has a foot injury and has been out a week.Outside linebacker Aaron Lynch was counted on to be a starter after leaving San Francisco in free agency but hasn’t participated in a single practice due to a hamstring injury.”We’re not concerned,” Nagy said. “He’s OK with where he’s at. It has drawn out a little bit. There were a few setbacks there a little bit ago, but he’s back on track and he’ll be ready to go.”
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