Mark Potash: Where the Bears stand after their offseason program – Chicago Bears News

Mark Potash: Where the Bears stand after their offseason program – Chicago Bears News

The Chicago Sun-Times’ Mark Potash breaks down the gains made and questions looming after the Bears’ offseason program, which ended when they broke their mandatory minicamp Thursday.

Mike Glennon has looked …

Like a quarterback with no NFL starts since 2014 and only 18 total in four NFL seasons playing for a new team, learning a new offense, with a new offensive line that is missing its two best players and an entire group of receivers he had never before thrown to. It’s difficult to tell how much Glennon is grasping this offense because so many others are trying to grasp it as well.

Mitch Trubisky has looked …

Bears newcomer Jaye Howard (left) could provide a big upgrade on the defensive line in 2017, but he also has to prove he is healthy after missing eight games last season. (Nam Y. Huh/AP)

Intriguing. Trubisky’s accuracy is impressive. It’s easy to see why he was a first-round draft pick. He doesn’t look out of place. If the starting job were an open competition instead of Glennon’s no matter what, at this point there is no reason to believe that Trubisky would not be a contender.

John Fox’s biggest challenge will be …

Managing the quarterback situation. If Mike Glennon is good from the start, it won’t be an issue. But if Glennon is a work-in-progress as he is likely to be, the Bears can “bunker down” and insulate themselves from “outside noise” all they want and they won’t be able to keep the quarterback chatter from impacting the Bears’ organization, including the locker room.

He’s impressed me …

Tight end Adam Shaheen. With his impressive size, speed and athleticism, the…

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