• Bears going back to school under Marc Trestman

    Summary of 9 articles · Updated Jul 28, 2013
    Coach Marc Trestman said the Bears’ offensive line ‘‘definitely’’ had a tough day against the defense during the first day of practice in full pads. But having new coach Marc Trestman in charge apparently has turned the clock back even further for players. I feel like Trestman is handling it that way.’’ ‘‘The things that he wants out of us, he’s getting out of us,’’ linebacker Lance Briggs said after the first practice under Trestman on Friday. ‘‘The liberty is within a framework of giving him choices without putting it on him to have to figure out exactly what to do,’’ Trestman said. Defensive end Shea McClellin, safety Major Wright and kick returner Devin Hester all talked about Trestman’s college-like approach. Lovie Smith was a popular coach in the Bears’ locker room, and when he was fired at the end of last season, many players were disappointed.
    • Marc Trestman unfazed by offensive line’s spotty first practice in pads

      BOURBONNAIS — The news wasn’t that the Bears’ offensive line struggled in the first training camp practice in pads, but that the coach acknowledged it. ‘‘Yeah, absolutely,’’ coach Marc Trestman said without a hint of derision Sunday. ‘‘I thought the def…
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    • Four downs with Ditka

      1. Jay Cutler made mention last week that not everyone has bought into coach Marc Trestman’s system. Is that what you want your quarterback saying heading into training camp? No, you keep your mouth shut. The coach knows what he’s doing. Do what the coa…
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    • Cutler Watch: Trestman says QB ‘on rhythm’

      Looking svelte and mobile, quarterback Jay Cutler was intercepted on his first throw (Chris Conte, below) and his last (Kelvin Hayden) during the Bears’ first practice of training camp but was fine in between, including several deep balls to Alshon Jeff…
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  • Cutler watch: Quarterback checking his list at the line

    The second day of practice Saturday opened like the first. Quarterback Jay Cutler’s first pass was intercepted, as the defense woke up all the early-risers in attendance. This time, it was cornerback Charles Tillman making a Pro Bowl-caliber play, divin…
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