Chicago Bears 2015: Five Questions Heading Into the Preseason

Chicago Bears 2015: Five Questions Heading Into the Preseason

The Bears have made wholesale changes in their front office and coaching staff after the train wreck of a season that 2014 became.

For 2015 the Bears have brought in veteran coaches with track records of success. One aspect of this season’s team is unquestioned, they will no longer look like figures on the surface of an electronic football game, buzzing and scattering all over the field while opponents slice through untouched.

What are the questions that need answering for 2015? Here are five the preseason schedule will go a long way in answering…

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Chicago Bears 2014: Player Most Likely To Break Out In 2014

Chicago Bears: Player Most Likely To Break Out In 2014

In his first season as head coach of the Chicago Bears Marc Trestman benefitted by the breakout performances of rookie right guard Kyle Long and second year receiver Alshon Jeffery.  Those two were major contributors in a Bears offense that ranked No. 2 in the NFL in points scored. The 445 points that team scored were also the second highest total in franchise history.

Key for a new or relatively unknown player to break out and claim his share of attention is opportunity and the ability to take advantage of it. For the Bears in 2014 the main opportunities exist on defense and as a kick/punt returner. First, here are a few players who at least have the opportunity, whether they take advantage or not…

Many Happy Returns: The Top 10 NFL Return Men In 2013

Many Happy Returns: The Top 10 NFL Return Men In 2013

These are the men who in 2013 did the best in bringing crowds to their feet and changing a game’s momentum with just one play.

Many Happy Returns: The Top 10 NFL Return Men In 2013

Many Happy Returns: The Top 10 NFL Return Men In 2013

These are the 10 men who in 2013 did the best in bringing crowds to their feet and changing a game’s momentum with just one play.

Top Ten Severe Snow Games In NFL History

Top Ten Severe Snow Games In NFL History

Snow became the story of the day in Week 14 of the 2013 season. It was also the big story in some memorable NFL Games. As George Carlin once said so well, “Football is played in any kind of weather: rain, snow, sleet, hail, fog. In baseball, if it rains, we don’t go out to play.”

 

Vikings Trip Bears Short Of A Win 23-20: Five Things We Learned

Vikings Trip Bears Short Of A Win 23-20: Five Things We Learned

The Chicago Bears and Vikings played a mistake-filled but exciting back-and-forth game in Minnesota before the Vikings pulled out a 23-20 overtime victory.

The Greatest NFL Rivalry: 25 Memorable Bears vs. Packers Games

The Greatest NFL Rivalry: 25 Memorable Bears vs. Packers Games

The Chicago Bears and Green Bay Packers have played 184 regular season and two playoff games and have created some memorable moments in NFL history. They prepare to renew their rivalry this weekend on Monday Night Football.

 

Bears Survive Vikings Raid to Win 31-30: Five Things We Learned

Bears Survive Vikings Raid to Win 31-30: Five Things We Learned

Jay Cutler hit Martellus Bennett for a 16 yard touchdown pass, his last of three for the game, in the final seconds to give the Bears a 31-30 victory over the Minnesota Vikings.

Chicago Bears 2013: Most Overrated and Underrated Players

Chicago Bears 2013: Most Overrated and Underrated Players

With so many new players added to the 2013 Chicago Bears roster is it more difficult to choose who is the most overrated and underrated? Not really. Here they are.

Bears vs. Panthers Preseason Game: 5 Things To Watch For

Bears vs. Panthers Preseason Game: 5 Things To Watch For

On Friday evening in Charlotte the Chicago Bears and Carolina Panthers are ready to finally begin hitting guys wearing a different color uniform.