Earlier this week, Bears cornerback Jaylon Johnson posted a photo of his fine for being late to a meeting. Both head coach Matt Nagy and Johnson said they talked about it and it's not an issue.
The Bears will visit Tampa this week to take on Tom Brady and the defending Super Bowl champion Buccaneers. Brady and the Bucs offense is clicking on all cylinders to start the 2021 season.
Jimmy Graham will be placed on the reserve/COVID-19 list, according to Bears coach Matt Nagy. Graham is the third Bears player to go on the COVID-19 list in the past eight days.
Allen Robinson returned to practice in a limited capacity Thursday, which was good news for the Bears. However, several starters remain out due to injuries. The latest addition to the injury list is defensive tackle Bilal Nichols, who has a knee injury.
Bears second-year pro Trevis Gipson could be thrust into a starting job this week with outside linebacker Robert Quinn going on the reserve/COVID-19 list. He believes he's up for the task.
Several Bears starters missed practice Wednesday due to injuries. Bears coach Matt Nagy said he doesn't anticipate any change in status for Tarik Cohen, who is eligible to return off the PUP list this week.
The Bears have worked to make their offense easier for rookie quarterback Justin Fields. "Every football player plays better when it’s simple," Fields said.
These are the stats that made this week unique for the Chicago Bears. Running back Khalil Herbert is off to a great start, while the sacks are piling up for quarterback Justin Fields.
Chicago Bears wide receiver Allen Robinson and quarterback Justin Fields continue to work on their chemistry. Robinson said Tuesday that he is seeing improvement from Fields each week.
Khalil Herbert was forced into a starting role for the Bears on Sunday. Though the team lost, Herbert didn't disappoint as the star back. He totaled 112 all-purpose yards and a touchdown.