Because you want to see if first-round draft pick Kyle Long was as bad as a pick as you first thought. (Photo by Joe Robbins/Getty Images)
The Chicago Bears made several announcements on Wednesday afternoon as they laid out their schedule for the next few months before training camp kicks off in Bourbonnais in July.
Here are a couple of the key dates that fans should keep in mind:
February 20th: Marc Trestman and Phil Emery address the media at the NFL Combine in Indianapolis.
May 1st: Phil Emery Pre-Draft press conference
May 8th-10th: NFL Draft in New York City
May 16th-18th: Rookie Mini-Camp
May 27th-June 10th: Offseason Training Activities (OTA’s)
June 17th-19th: Veterans Mini-Camp at Halas Hall
There was one player who was particularly excited about the announcements about OTAs and mini-camp, as he has been tweeting all offseason long about his workout habits:
— Kyle (@Ky1eLong) February 12, 2014