Trolling Trubisky, Cooks Trade, Major Donation, NFL's Big Positional Spenders, and Other Bears Bullets

Social Navigation


Trolling Trubisky, Cooks Trade, Major Donation, NFL’s Big Positional Spenders, and Other Bears Bullets

Chicago Bears

When I was fresh out of college, I used to blog about my uncomfortable habits, as a Jedi mind trick of sorts, to keep myself in check. Essentially, the idea was to write about my weight or my habits that I wasn’t digging. Post it, go back, read it, hold myself accountable, and then (hopefully) change. So with that in mind …

I’ve been doing way too much stress eating lately, but my hope is that if I tell myself that I can power through this by typing it out on a computer, come back to reading it at some point later, then change my ways, I’ll be better for the entire experience. Let’s roll. (Michael: Amen, brother. It’s been tough to stem the extra drinking and snacking out of sheer boredom and anxiety during this quarantine. You got this.)

  • Leading off with a trade that made me go “hmmm…” (and not just because the Bears are scheduled to play both the Rams and Texans in 2020):

  • I suppose this is one way of replacing DeAndre Hopkins
  • In a vacuum, acquiring Brandin Cooks isn’t a bad move. But transactions aren’t made in a vacuum. They are part of a continue thread of events. To trade for Cooks, his contract, and an injury history littered with multiple known concussions for a second-round pick before a draft that is as deep as ever at receiver doesn’t line up. Cooks, 26, has already been traded three times. Worst case scenario is that this is a red flag. Best case scenario is that he is still young and can be productive if/when healthy.
  • Man … the Texans have done some weird stuff since they decided to operate without a general manager:

  • From the Rams point of view … OUCH:

  • Quarterback contracts are a trap. Dear Bears, please don’t fall into the trap.
  • Bears players love Mitch Trubisky:

  • One of the most frustrating things about the Trubisky era is that he could have this city’s fans on a string if he was just a smidge more consistent overall. Trubisky has a try-hard attitude, enviable athleticism, and his teammates like him. However, having the intangibles and the support of teammates can only go so far when performance in the most valuable thing.
  • Until Trubisky figures it out, I imagine the savagery online will continue:

  • Chicago is spending a lot of money at the tight end position where there hasn’t been much production:

  • But they are also spending at linebacker, where they are employing Khalil Mack and Robert Quinn. That’s fine. But as a reminder, my preference is to spend money on production and not to chase prior results and hoping a player turns back the clock.
  • Way to go, Bears:

https://www.instagram.com/p/B-xUcpJlbN1/

  • This is a hefty increase after the team initially donated $250,000. Keep it up.
  • Allen Robinson wins the #OpenDoorChallenge:


Latest from Bleacher Nation:


Author: Luis Medina

Luis Medina is a Writer at Bleacher Nation, and you can find him on Twitter at@lcm1986.