WATCH: Eddie Goldman spotted working out near Halas Hall initially appeared on NBC Sports Chicago
The No. 1 factor each Bears fan desires to see might be Justin Fields slinging touchdowns sooner or later this season. Behind that nevertheless, Bears followers in all probability wish to see Eddie Goldman return to Halas Corridor, wanting nearly as good as he did again in 2019 when he final performed. All through the offseason, the Bears have maintained they’re assured that Goldman would return to the group after opting out of the 2020 season because of the COVID-19 pandemic. Nevertheless, he didn’t report back to obligatory minicamp final month, and Matt Nagy made it clear his absence wasn’t excused.
None of this was significantly encouraging for individuals relying on Goldman to return, but on Thursday we lastly acquired one trace that Goldman might lastly be gearing as much as return to the observe discipline. SPEAR Coaching revealed a video on Instagram purporting to point out Goldman understanding at their facility in Vernon Hills.
Whereas a exercise video alone isn’t an enormous indicator that Goldman is able to rock, it’s a good signal that he’s attempting to remain in form. A number of present and former Bears have trained at SPEAR as properly, together with Cody Whitehair, James Daniels, Greg Olsen, Roy Robertson-Harris and Sam Acho.
Goldman is likely one of the extra essential items as an All-Professional nostril deal with within the group’s entrance seven. However with some doubts about his return, the Bears have insulated themselves by including defensive lineman who might fill in for Goldman. Ryan Tempo signed veteran NT Mike Pennel final month and drafted Khyiris Tonga within the seventh spherical of this yr’s NFL Draft.
Gamers are set to report back to Bears coaching camp at Halas Corridor on July 27.