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Report: Bears to hold joint practices with Dolphins

Bears

The Bears will reportedly bring back joint practices this offseason. According to Adam Jahns, the Bears and Dolphins will hook up for a couple of practices before they square off in the first preseason game of the year.

As Jahns mentioned, the Bears’ plans to have a joint practice with the Broncos and Vic Fangio were scrapped last year due to the COVID-19 pandemic. However they were able to make the trip out to Denver for some joint practices in 2019.

Inviting another team to practice is probably a breath of fresh air for both the players and coaches. To start, players get to line up against a real opponent, instead of the same teammates they’ve been competing against all summer. Coaches also get the opportunity to see how guys fighting for a roster spot fare in an unfamiliar scenario.

The Bears kick off the preseason at Soldier Field against the Dolphins on Aug. 14.

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