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Under Center Podcast: Get to know new Bears tight end Cole Kmet

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Under Center Podcast: Get to know new Bears tight end Cole Kmet

The Bears made Notre Dame tight end Cole Kmet their first selection (second round) in the 2020 NFL Draft. JJ Stankevitz, Notre Dame offensive coordinator Chip Long and former Notre Dame wide receiver Corey Robinson discuss everything you need to know about Kmet and what he can bring to the Bears.

(1:20) - Long interview/what are the Bears getting in Kmet

(4:30) - Kmet's potential hasn't even been tapped

(9:00) - Long on Kmet playing well through injury

(12:40) - Robinson interview

(13:30) - Notre Dame's ability to put out NFL tight ends

(18:00) - Comparing Kmet to Gronk

(22:50) - What are the Bears losing in firing former offensive line coach Harry Hiestand?

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Under Center Podcast

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Soldier Field to host drive-in movie screenings through July

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Soldier Field to host drive-in movie screenings through July

You're probably not going to be able to watch the Bears at Soldier Field any time soon, but next week you'll be able to watch a movie there! That's kind of the same! 

That's because a program called 'Chi-Togther' "will provide Music Entertainment and Movie Screenings each night that will also include carpool-style concerts plus food and beverage options for all ages."

The event will be held in Soldier's South lot, and anyone who signs up will get a free popcorn! Honestly, it's worth it  just to get out of the house and grab yourself some free kernels. 

Movies being screened include Groundhog Day, Ferris Bueller's Day Off, and Fast and Furious (hell yeah). Also Shrek. 

12 greatest Chicago Bears wins in Soldier Field history

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12 greatest Chicago Bears wins in Soldier Field history

The Chicago Bears franchise celebrated 100 years of football last season but there are a few more notable anniversaries on the horizon.

Next year will mark the 50th anniversary of Bears football at Soldier Field. And the columned stadium itself, which opened in 1924, is nearing the century mark.

While the franchise played a vast majority of their home games at Wrigley Field in its early years, a smattering of contests took place at the lakefront facility. The first of which was a 10-0 win over the Chicago Cardinals on Nov. 11, 1926. 

The Bears moved away from Wrigley Field after the 1970 campaign, landing at the AstroTurfed Soldier Field the following season. The team’s first game there — as official tenants — gave the franchise a positive jolt. A late Kent Nix touchdown pass gave the Bears a 17-15 victory over coach Chuck Noll’s Pittsburgh Steelers in front of a capacity crowd. The win was one of the bright spots in an otherwise pedestrian 6-8 season.

Alas, there were better days ahead.

Let’s take a look back at the 12 greatest Bears wins at Soldier Field:

12 greatest Bears wins in Soldier Field history