Official 2021 Chicago Bears Thread - SuperBowl or Bust?


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I think they have to go turf in Chicago. Look at the ridiculously bad Soldier Field grass as soon as the cold weather hits. Bears would need to heat the stadium every day if they wanted to grow grass in the winter. I wonder what that would cost?
 

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I think they have to go turf in Chicago. Look at the ridiculously bad Soldier Field grass as soon as the cold weather hits. Bears would need to heat the stadium every day if they wanted to grow grass in the winter. I wonder what that would cost?
Us taxpayers would pay it in some way or another
 
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Probably but when you look at the zero cost of turf compared to the heat, water, groundskeeping, etc., it's a LOT easier to do turf. What's the cost for a top stadium now? $3 billion? Bears are only worth $3.5.
 

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Probably but when you look at the zero cost of turf compared to the heat, water, groundskeeping, etc., it's a LOT easier to do turf. What's the cost for a top stadium now? $3 billion? Bears are only worth $3.5.
Raiders built theirs for 1.9 billion. If the Bears owned a stadium, I'd imagine their worth would be a lot more.
Leasing from the park district = no bueno
 
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Right Tackle Morgan Moses is visiting the Bears tomorrow.

He started for WFT since 2015 at RT. WFT and Bears may end up swapping Tackles. Leno went to WFT.

The interest in Moses shows the Bears aren't comfortable with the RT spot yet.
 

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Soldier Field does have heating elements under the field IIRC. The field surface sucks, but it is heated. Granted there is only soo much you can do in 0* temps.
 

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One can hope, but I don't see them giving up this cash cow.

But I have often wondered why some fund manager couldn't get a bunch of investors together and throw the McCasket's an offer they can't refuse.
 
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Watching the news on the Bears, it seems like Nagy is committing to Dalton for week 1 but not for any long stretch of the season. What happens to Allen Robinson if Fields takes over week 2-3? Robinson is in a prove it year and could be stellar. Mooney, too. Better O line, teams putting a spy on Fields' runs could lead to the WRs getting open often.
 

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Watching the news on the Bears, it seems like Nagy is committing to Dalton for week 1 but not for any long stretch of the season. What happens to Allen Robinson if Fields takes over week 2-3? Robinson is in a prove it year and could be stellar. Mooney, too. Better O line, teams putting a spy on Fields' runs could lead to the WRs getting open often.
Please tell me wtf Robinson has to prove? Top 5 WR in the game imo and would be probably top 3 with a good QB
Eddie Goldman skipped mandatory mini camp. Is he going to be a problem?
Bears/Nagy talked to him prior and knew he wouldnt be there. If he isnt around come July then we can talk about him being a problem.
 
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Robinson needs to prove exactly what you mentioned if he wants a top contract next year.

Goldman took last year off and still isn't back. Does he want to play football?
 

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Robinson needs to prove exactly what you mentioned if he wants a top contract next year.

Goldman took last year off and still isn't back. Does he want to play football?
Your delusional if you think A Rob needs to prove anything. If the Bears dont pay him, 20 other teams will.

Goldman opted out due to Covid, he isnt the only professional athlete to do so.
 

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Agreed ^^^. Most of the NFL will look at his potential qb situation and give him a pass for an off season.
 
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Shawn's talking top 3 money. That's Devante, Tyreek and probably DeAndre or Diggs. Robinson has to prove himself to be as good as them if he wants guaranteed top money. It's definitely a prove it year for him because the Bears won't use the tag on him next year. I think he could be top 5 if Fields plays most of the year.
 

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