The Chicago Bears’ third preseason game is scheduled for Saturday, August 18 at 9:05 p.m. EST. The team reported to camp in Bourbonnais, Ill. on July 19 and fans have packed the facility at Olivet Nazarene University each and every week since.
The fanbase is exuding more excitement than recent years with new head coach Matt Nagy at the helm. The former Kansas City Chiefs offensive coordinator aims to find success with second-year quarterback Mitch Trubisky.
Does Nagy have the answer to how to unleash the promising 23-year-old gun-slinger? Bears fans hope Nagy’s West Coast/Spread hybrid offense will do just that.
Plenty of holes along the roster were filled by general manager Ryan Pace over the offseason. Other question marks still loom large. What was once a depleted, uninspiring group of pass catchers saw a complete overhaul of talent. Other areas look worse than the year before, particularly the passing rushing unit.
The first two weeks of the preseason showed there’s a lot of promise, competition, and question marks along this young roster. As some players look forward to their first game action of the season, others look to build off strong performances or bounce back from poor outings. Let’s take a look at which three players to watch as the Bears head to Denver on Saturday.
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