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  • Hoge’s 10 Bears Things: Time To Unleash Roquan Smith

    The box score shows rookie linebacker Roquan Smith only played eight defensive snaps in the season-opener.  The tape shows Nick Kwiatkoski was benched in favor of Smith late in the game. 

  • Hoge’s Week 1 Rewind: Plenty Of Reasons For Bears Optimism (And Pessimism)

    This team should be the best the Bears have had since they went 10-6 in 2012, but there are still some big picture questions that need to be addressed in a hurry. 

  • Hoge’s 10 Bears Things: Let The Nagy-Trubisky Era Begin

    The buzz around the Bears this week, including in their own locker room, is as significant as I’ve seen since Week 17 of the 2013 season, when they had a chance to win the NFC North with a win over the Packers.

  • Hoge and Jahns, Episode 171: Khalil Mack Is Really A Chicago Bear

    The Bears shocked the NFL world over Labor Day weekend by pulling off a blockbuster trade for pass rusher Khalil Mack, who won Defensive Player of the Year honors in 2016 and is still only 27-years-old. Adam Hoge and Adam Jahns provide their thoughts on the trade in their latest podcast and discuss what it means for their 2018 outlook. Could the Bears actually make the playoffs? Also included in this episode are the full Khalil Mack, Matt Nagy and Ryan Pace press conferences from Halas Hall, for your listening pleasure.

  • Hoge: Nagy Makes Right Call To Sit Starters Against Chiefs

    If the Bears lose to the Packers on Sept. 9, it won’t be because Trubisky didn’t play two quarters Saturday. It will be because they don't have enough talent on the field or didn’t have a good enough game plan.

  • Hoge and Jahns, Episode 168: Bears GM Ryan Pace Discusses Roquan Smith, Preseason And More

    It's time for our annual preseason sit-down with Bears general manager Ryan Pace, who discussed Roquan Smith's holdout with us and many more topics. How serious are the injuries to Leonard Floyd and Adam Shaheen? Is Kevin White still a part of the future? Pace sat down with us for over 30 minutes, discussing his vision for the Bears, which now includes Matt Nagy, Mitch Trubisky and a new facility.

  • Sports Central, 08.21.18: Happy Kopech Day!

    Michael Kopech is set to make his Major League debut and Adam Hoge and Mark Carman are here to get you ready. Did the White Sox make the right call to promote Kopech before 2019? The guys also discuss the angst that seems to follow the Cubs. Finally, Hoge recaps the Bears' trip to Denver and what the team was able to accomplish.

  • Hoge: Bears Got Better In Denver

    DENVER — Regardless of what the scoreboard ended up saying Saturday night, it was clear that the Bears were going to leave Colorado feeling much better about themselves than they did a week ago in Cincinnati. 

  • Hoge’s 10 Bears Things: With Roquan Smith Back, Let’s Start Talking About The Regular Season

    ENGLEWOOD, Colo. -- Before the Bears boarded their charter to Denver Tuesday, Bears head coach Matt Nagy met with reporters back at Halas Hall in Lake Forest. As Nagy answered question after question about Roquan Smith finally showing up to the building that morning, you could sense an odd combination of relief, yet subtle annoyance.

  • Hoge and Jahns, Episode 167: Bears Fly High In Denver (Part 2 of 2)

    DENVER -- With joint practices against the Broncos in the books, Adam Hoge and Adam Jahns are here to provide their thoughts from Day 2 in Denver. Snaps continue to be a problem and Hoge is determined to get to the bottom of the issue. Hear from Cody Whitehair, James Daniels, Matt Nagy and Mitch Trubisky as the discuss the snap problems in practice. Also, the guys preview Saturday's game and what they hope to see from both sides of the ball.