Intense practice for Bears under the lights
Tue, 14 Aug 2012|
Bears Insider John Mullin and Kip Lewis dissect an intense practice and some major battles going on for roster spots especially at wide receiver - 8/13
People don't understand training camp can get a little bit -- today until we got a little bit of entertainment is very quick. But Tim Jennings kinda laid the way to -- sounds of background here which by the way it is and allowed. Yeah Lovie Smith did talk to him afterwards and you know I actually better on the drill a meter -- at a seven point seven on the you -- knock out meter. Even Tim Jennings apologized later we -- get -- to carry teammates but. You know I I do sensible carry over of some of embarrassment maybe get some of the same thing for some of the players. Mean guys have been get knocked down Cory Brandon a six foot 7320 pound tackle was knocked over backwards and then. People get drilled in the the pass protection -- in the DBs I think. It's a little embarrassment about the Denver game I think now there's some real. Sense of urgency that were received -- Lovie Smith. So I think Tim Jennings doing that is probable part of this overall kind of attention that when you get you gotta start giving you the business you're too -- for. Got here and then elicit. We know I think after that loss that young guys who want to turn it up a little bit and also what you put on -- did you get tired of playing at the same guys every day through the same defense. You go through the same drills every single day. And I think some guys realize that hey maybe I have a shot you know maybe they've watched some of these other guys on tape maybe I've got a shot here to do something and make this final roster. Then you can really see that -- a point get -- and and it's -- most of the fights -- usually -- out second and third teams. But he is a mention -- Brandon and tackle a guy like that has all of a sudden realizing this is making businesses within reach for me and if guys are going after a little more they weren't sure up a little more focus after practicing bill and I practice there watching film the coaches are watching film. So they -- decisions are being made almost every day. Anyway we talked about the fact they're not a lot of positions open but really I think maybe now for some of those backup roles. We've seen some place where maybe there's some things open up whether he would I think may be on the defensive line and on the offensive line there's some battles. Big guys have an opportunity to be here when the season starts if they take care of business. Yeah obviously you know quarterbacks pretty well -- -- mean that three running backs are probably six receivers. And offensive lineman plus or minus. Defensive line though the tackles you see in the past -- in the past Russian girl you know it and and Nick Collins and Nichols and some of these guys there are really that are hungry and and this is this is job time and again these are all quizzes and the test comes on. On center Washington. One thing I know we talked about over and over we heard else on Jeffrey white Lovie Smith talk about else on Jeffrey once you get. But I watch all these receivers I mean these guys that were not drafted. When they get an opportunity you know -- -- they make plays a summer big guy like Chris Summers 65 -- golden all of sudden I mean he's a little guy with great speed. He's really worked on his route running and it impresses me to see these guys because you do those -- guys like they're just waiting to get cut these guys are still fighting to make this team. -- and there's going to be some guys. Especially with -- if they show -- the the the fourth game or the fourth quarter this game and then the fourth pre season game. There's going to be some good football players cut you mentioned the receivers you're right when you when you look at these guys is unlike any year I've ever been here all the starters six B 616465. And and they have a chance to impress they're also playing with the backup quarterback like Josh McCown. This equality in the back up here with a with that so these guys can actually look good and I think they realize it in this of their playing for their next team.