Before They Were Bears
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We ask your favorite Bears players to tell us some things that fans are unlikely to know about them.
Our panel of Bears experts, along with a celebrity guest, lend their opinions in response to a unique game-related question each week.
You may not hear their names on Sunday, but these coaches, trainers, football operations staff and front-office employees contribute to the success of the Chicago Bears on a daily basis.
Bears Senior Writer Larry Mayer chats with fans live for an hour each week during the football season.
Posted on game days, Postgame Perspective provides analysis and features reactions from players and coaches.
More Before They Were Bears
Chalk Talk: Will last year's roster rules remain?
Jul 27, 2021
Senior writer Larry Mayer discusses whether the roster rules implemented last year to help teams cope with COVID will remain in place this year, the last time the Bears returned a blocked punt for a touchdown and an update on "Lunch with Larry."
Chalk Talk: Details on first Bears game ever
Jul 08, 2021
Senior writer Larry Mayer discusses where and when the Bears played their first game ever, whether a Bears player has also suited up for every other NFC North team and where the Bears would have picked in the draft had they lost one more game last year.
Chalk Talk: How close is Santos to NFL record?
Jul 01, 2021
Senior writer Larry Mayer discusses how close Cairo Santos is to the NFL record for consecutive field goals, whether any Bears have matched what receivers Jeff Graham and Curtis Conway accomplished in 1995, and TV shows former Bears receiver Willie Gault has appeared on.
Roster Move: Bears complete signings of draft picks
Jun 16, 2021
The Bears on Wednesday inked their final unsigned draft pick, tackle Teven Jenkins, to a four-year contract. The 6-6, 320-pounder was selected in the second round out of Oklahoma State, where he made multiple starts at three different positions.
Chalk Talk: First ever night opener out west?
Jun 11, 2021
Senior writer Larry Mayer discusses if this year is the first time the Bears will open a season with a night game on the West Coast, the likelihood of rookie running back Khalil Herbert making the final roster and the best rookie year in Bears history.