With the Bears looking to fill jobs at return specialist, punter and long-snapper, the competition on special teams in training camp is expected to be intense.
One of the most intriguing position battles to monitor at Bears training camp figures to be at safety, where a handful of newcomers will compete for starting positions and playing time.
With only perennial Pro Bowler Lance Briggs assured of a starting position, the competition at linebacker figures to be intense this summer at Bears training camp.
The Bears defensive line that will report to training camp next week will bear little resemblance to the one that spent last summer in Bourbonnais.
When the Bears step on the practice field for the first time next week, they'll do so with the same five offensive linemen that started all 16 games last season.
Equally adept as a pass receiver and blocker, tight end Martellus Bennett returns for his second season with the Bears as an integral part of their explosive offense.
Just like running back Matt Forte, Bears receivers Brandon Marshall and Alshon Jeffery will report to training camp next week looking to build on a record-breaking 2013 season.
Matt Forte will head to training camp in Bourbonnais looking to build on one of the best seasons by a running back in Bears history.
Jay Cutler will head to training camp to direct a Bears offense that's stocked with weapons and boasts a solid line and continuity across the board.
Even though Bears' sixth-round pick Pat O'Donnell was the only punter selected in the 2014 NFL Draft, he'll have to earn his spot on the team's 53-man roster this summer.
The Bears have announced that single-game tickets will go on sale through Ticketmaster on Thursday, July 10, at 11 am (CT).
Former Bears offensive lineman Kurt Becker is entering his third season as head coach at East Aurora High School, his alma mater.
All eyes in training camp no doubt will be on Jay Cutler and the Bears’ explosive No. 1 offense. But Jimmy Clausen will also bear watching as he battles for a backup quarterback position.
With at least five players in the mix including Eric Weems, the competition for the Bears’ punt and kickoff return jobs will be among the most intriguing position battles in training camp.
Thanks in part to some adjustments the Bears have made to their defensive scheme, linebacker Jon Bostic feels much more comfortable entering his second NFL season.