Photo by Samuel Lewis/Icon Sportswire via Getty Images The Chicago Bears have announced a roster shuffle at the running back position. On Sunday the Chicago Bears announced that they have waived undrafted free agent running back Napoleon Maxwell and they have activated running back Artavis Pierce from the Reserve/COVID-19 list. This transaction takes the Bears to the … [Read more...] about Bears waive Napoleon Maxwell, activate Artavis Pierce
Training Camp means Bear vs. Bear, although contact is a couple of weeks away. Photo by Denmaster Ken. | Ken Mitchell It’s Bear vs. Bear in training camp, and although we are a couple of weeks from actual contact, every rep counts. Attention WCG Members: On Monday, August 3, SB Nation will start rolling out a fresh and modern update to their comment section that has been … [Read more...] about The Bear’s Den, August 3, 2020
Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images In the latest episode of Bear With Me, Robert S. reviews the on-field effects of Eddie Goldman’s 2020 season opt-out and provides his take on the team’s 5 most important players and position-groups. As the Chicago Bears head back to camp, a new season of Bear With Me kicks off with discussion over undoubtedly the most important news of … [Read more...] about How will the Bears’ defense adapt to Eddie Goldman’s opt-out?
Photo by Robin Alam/Icon Sportswire via Getty Images Time to check in on the o-line in our 11-part Bears positional training camp series. What you or I think about the Chicago Bears offensive line doesn’t matter, because Bears’ brass feels the unit is serviceable enough to bounce back in 2020. They’re only making one change in the starting line up, and they’re really … [Read more...] about Chicago Bears 2020 Position Battles: Depth a question on the offensive line
Photo by Alika Jenner/Getty Images On Monday the Chicago Bears announced that safety Jordan Lucus was opting out of the 2020 season due to the coronavirus pandemic. He’s the second Bear to do so joining nose tackle Eddie Goldman. The league is still working out some details in how the opt outs will work, so the deadline has been pushed back to later this week. They also … [Read more...] about Bears Roster Moves: Jordan Lucas opts out, Dino Boyd waived, 2 activated
chairman of the board. the emery board. | Photo by Bruce Bennett Studios via Getty Images Studios/Getty Images Cubs, simCubs, and MLB news ... on Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays, Bleed Cubbie Blue brings a you a lighthearted Cubs-centric look at baseball’s past. Here’s a handy Cubs timeline, to help you follow along as we review hand-threaded seams from the rich tapestry of … [Read more...] about Baseball history unpacked, August 3
Photo by Mark Cunningham/MLB Photos via Getty Images He says he’ll call the season off, but things don’t seem to be improving. Before the weekend, it seemed like the difficult situation of the Marlins mass run of positive tests might leave the season in jeopardy. Since then, baseball commissioner Rob Manfred issued an ultimatum to union head Tony Clark: The players need to … [Read more...] about Outside The Confines: Is Rob Manfred bluffing?
Photo by Patrick McDermott/Getty Images The state of baseball, August 2020. Sunday, I posted here about the Cardinals’ additional positive COVID-19 tests. These positive tests resulted in their entire series in Milwaukee over the weekend being postponed, and their series against the Tigers this week being reconfigured. Instead of four single games, two in St. Louis, two in … [Read more...] about More on the Cardinals’ positive COVID-19 tests, and MLB is updating its protocols
Dennis Wierzbicki-USA TODAY Sports The Cubs complete a three game sweep of the Pirates The Cubs completed a three-game sweep on Sunday. For the first time, they didn’t follow the formula that has driven them to success. They didn’t jump out to an early lead, though they did get a strong outing from their starting pitcher. In fact, the Cubs never had the lead in this game … [Read more...] about 2020 Cubs Heroes and Goats: Game 9