The Chicago Bears’ Top Three Training Camp Battles to Watch

June 11, 2010   ·     ·   Jump to comments

Watching the Bears over the past 26 years has led me to believe something. That when they lock in on a player they tab as a starter they really don’t allow anyone else to compete with that player for that starting spot. 
A perfect example of this is when the Bears went into training camp during the Rex Grossman era stating that Rex was their quarterback and no one would compete with him for the job. Look how far that got them. 
The same can be said for Cedric Benson (after the trade of Thomas Jones). If there is no pressure behind them, a player loses focus and doesn’t perform as well as he should.
There promises to be some battles in training camp this summer, especially at three critical positions on the team. As we have seen from stories in the past, the Bears have a glut of talent at the wide receiver position and at the linebacker position. Both of these positions will see a lot of competition during training camp this summer. 
But th...

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