50 Reasons You Can’t Wait for the Bears Season to Start

Saturday marks 50 days out until the season starts against the Bengals. Celebrate with this supersized slideshow.

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Because what would Devin Aromshodu? (Photo by Hannah Foslien/Getty Images)
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Because it's fun to think about what life is like with a Pro Bowl lineman. (Photo by Rick Diamond/Getty Images for FedEx,)
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Because there is a Cheta on the team. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)
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Because Cutler won't let anyone push him around. (Photo by Leon Halip/Getty Images)
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Because they're finally retiring this guy's number. (Photo by Win McNamee/Getty Images)
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Because D.J. Williams is getting a fresh start, and it's worth watching to see if it will help. (Photo by Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)
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Because of Earl Bennett and his orange shoes.(Photo by Gregory Shamus/Getty Images)
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Because it's fun to watch the many face of Jay Cutler. (Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images)
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Because these people want to share the fun with you. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)
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Because you want to see Matt Forte get another 1,000-yard season. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)
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Because you want to see if Robbie Gould can continue to be one of the league's most accurate. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)
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Because you want to see if Brandon Hardin can come back from the injury that kept him out last season. (Photo by Brian Kersey/Getty Images)
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Because you want to see if Devin Hester can experience a resurgence now that he's back to just returning kicks. (Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images)
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Because the touchdown celebrations are the best. (Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images)
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Because you want to see if Jon Bostic will turn into the next great Bears linebacker. (Photo by Sam Greenwood/Getty Images)
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Because you want to see Alshon Jeffery's promise fulfilled. (Photo by Norm Hall/Getty Images)
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Because you want to see Tim Jennings lead the league in interceptions again. (Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images)
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Because you should enjoy Julius Peppers while you can. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)
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Because you want to see how J'Marcus Webb does on the right side of the line. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)
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Because you want to see if Aaron Kromer can actually be a successful offensive coordinator in Chicago. (Photo by Harry How/Getty Images)
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Because you want to see Lance Briggs lead the defense. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)
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Because you really want to see the Lombardi Trophy back in Chicago. (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)
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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)
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Because he's not on the sideline any more. (Photo by Leon Halip/Getty Images)
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Because long snapper Patrick Mannelly can do awesome tricks. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)
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Because you want to cheer on Brandon Marshall's latest crazy catch. (Photo by David Banks/Getty Images)
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Because Martellus Bennett is the first real tight end the Bears have had in years. (Photo by Streeter Lecka/Getty Images)
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Because Josh McCown elicits the best Cutler faces. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)
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Because you want to see Henry Melton earn a long-term contract. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)
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Because it's so much fun to hate this guy. (Photo by Chris Trotman/Getty Images)
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Because Hester and Pepper are buddies. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)
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Because you want to see if Phil Emery's master plan actually works. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)
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Because even the president knows who to cheer on. (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images)
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Because the Bears have the best helmet in business. (Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images)
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Because you want to see if any of the Bears first-round draft picks ever work out. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)
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Because this is the best way to play in the snow. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)
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Because even with the weird renovations, Soldier Field is still a pretty nice home. (Photo by Jamie Squire/Getty Images)
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Because Staley Da Bear rocks. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)
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Because everybody wins Ndamukong Suh loses. (Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images)
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Because watching Walter Payton made you the Bears fan you are today. (Photo by Mike Powell/Getty Images)
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Because the Peanut Punch is the best punch around. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)
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And because you want to see this guy pick off that guy's passes. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)
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Because Tom Zbikowski is a boxer and a Chicago product and a Bear. (Photo by Hunter Martin/Getty Images)
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Because Marc Trestman will be a huge success or major disaster. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)
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Because you want to see if Mel Tucker can somehow improve the already great defense. (Photo by Scott Cunningham/Getty Images)
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Because you want to see what life is like without this guy. (Photo by Larry Busacca/Getty Images for Nike)
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Because you want to see Virginia McCaskey get to celebrate another championship. (Jonathan Daniel /Allsport)
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Because you want to see if Eric Weems is still starting fights. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)
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Because it's fun watching Northwestern products Corey Wootton and Sherrick McManis perform at Soldier Field. (Photo by Frederick Breedon/Getty Images)
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Because you can't wait to watch the young talent on defense. (Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images)
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