An early projection of the Bears 53-man roster

Wanda Wiedman,
NFL Reporter

By Wanda Wiedman // @WandaW63

After the Chicago Bears lost their first preseason game of 2019 to the Carolina Panthers, it was clear who worked for that roster spot. After a few practices, skirmishes and then some, it’s safe to say that for the most part, the depth chart has been set, but with a few surprises.

Quarterback (2): Mitchell Trubisky, Chase Daniel (Tyler Bray may get a practice squad spot)

Running Back (4): Tarik Cohen, Mike Davis, David Montgomery, Ryan Nall (Kerrith Whyte PS)

Whyte displayed some flashes of speed against the Panthers with six carries for 35 yards. But Nall has a bigger upside in his receiving skills, big body and can be interchangeable in position. 

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A possible Bears Christmas list may include Super Bowl

Wanda Wiedman
Chicago Bears Reporter

By Wanda Wiedman // @WandaW63

Christmas is literally around the corner and the Chicago Bears already stuffed their stocking with an NFC North division title.

Intertwined with that title came a win against the Green Bay Packers at Soldier Field (which was long overdue), the trade of linebacker Khalil Mack from the Oakland Raiders and five players in the Pro Bowl, Khalil Mack, safety Eddie Jackson, defensive end Akiem Hicks, cornerback Kyle Fuller, and running back Tarik Cohen.

But I’m sure Santa Claus isn’t going to stop there, right? The Bears were really good this year!

General manager Ryan Pace did the right thing by getting the best candidate available for the head coaching job in Matt Nagy. Pace surrounded Nagy with coaches that would compliment his coaching style and what the franchise stood for – excellence. Continue reading “A possible Bears Christmas list may include Super Bowl”

Meet Walter Payton NFL Man of the Year Finalist, Trey Burton

Wanda Wiedman
Chicago Bears Reporter

By Wanda Wiedman // @WandaW63

Since 1970, the Man of the Year award was given to players who went over and beyond in outstanding community service on and off the field, and still perform with extreme excellence on the field. It was renamed after the Chicago Bears greatest running back of all-time in 1999.

Alongside Payton, who won his award in 1977, is Dave Duerson (1987), Mike Singletary (1990), Jim Flanigan (2000), and Charles Tillman (2013). Former Bears Julius Peppers (Panthers) and Robbie Gould (49ers) are also finalists for their prospective causes.

This year, the Chicago Bears have chosen tight end Trey Burton as their nominee.

I want to address the work that Burton has been pouring his heart and soul into, and that is the International Justice Mission. This organization aims at eliminating slave trade.

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Chicago Bears win big at home

Wanda Wiedman, Chicago Bears Reporter

By Wanda Wiedman//@WandaW63

Bears 48 – Buccaneers 10

For weeks it was said that quarterback Mitchell Trubisky could not throw for long passes. It was also said that he would not rise to the occasion until Week 10.

Well to the surprise of every single football analyst, amateur podcasters and fans alike, the young QB took command of the Bears offense and proved that he can throw the rock.

The Chicago Bears offense hit the ground running on their first play and never looked back. Trubisky made it loud and clear that he could throw by drilling one down 48 yards to tight end Trey Burton for a touchdown.

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Chicago Bears Win Over Denver Revealed a Few Things

Official Chicago Bears Reporter

By Wanda Wiedman // @WandaW63 

The Chicago Bears had started the preseason at 0-2.  Neither losses were blowouts nor were the game against the Denver Broncos. But there are some things that were revealed, exposed or just plain obvious with the Bears.

Trey Burton is the real deal. Every time he touched the ball it was a stamp of approval. There was no doubt he was worth the grab in the offseason. In the first series, Burton caught 4 receptions for 45 yards and one touchdown.

The big tight end seems to be quarterback Mitchell Trubisky’s favorite target and rightly so. Burton certainly knows his routes and determines to finish them with a completion.  The way he can square his shoulders along the lines to catch a pass is textbook football.

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