Chicago Bears reporter
Jason Lieser covers the Chicago Bears for the Chicago Sun-Times.
Everything will be different this season. The expectations will be serious, as opposed to when everyone understood the Bears were in a necessary teardown. Eberflus seemed ready for that as he sat in a banquet room at the Arizona Biltmore on Tuesday
Still three months away, drivers at the EchoPark Automotive Grand Prix in Austin, Texas, were already peeking at the first-of-its-kind race for NASCAR.
Poles led a strong Bears delegation to scout Alabama’s pro day, but the Crimson Tide’s two biggest stars are out of his reach after trading the No. 1 overall pick to the Panthers.
Foreman felt he proved last season he’s among the most talented running backs in the NFL and has high expectations with the Bears. “I didn’t come here to take a backseat to anybody,” he said.
Tonyan, a six-year veteran, played at McHenry East before going on to Indiana State and making the Packers’ roster as an undrafted free agent in 2017.
That would be necessary if newcomer Nate Davis steps in at left guard.
Insulted by the Panthers giving up on him, Moore is eager to prove them wrong now that he’s “somewhere where I’m loved.”
Walker, 28, played 15 games (including seven starts) for the Panthers over the last three seasons.
The upside is that general manager Ryan Poles brought in good players without wrecking what should be a similarly enticing opportunity a year from now.