Right after traveling to Nashville Friday for Saturday night’s preseason finale versus the Tennessee Titans, Bears gamers will be off Sunday ahead of returning to Halas Hall Monday. On Tuesday, NFL teams are essential to lessen their rosters to the necessary 53-male restrict by 3 p.m. (CT), which means the Bears have to slash 27 players.
With the NFL doing away with the fourth preseason weekend (even though including a 17th typical season game), this calendar year is the to start with time that final cuts will manifest in the center of a exercise 7 days.
“You have to be cognizant of the players that are however on your roster likely into that Monday, and then Tuesday you have observe squad guys that are not in the creating,” Nagy explained. “So, you have to manipulate your agenda to know you don’t have a whole lot of men.
“We are going to truly aim on strength and conditioning for future week. We are going to even now have some exercise. It will be psychological. We’re heading to grind them lifting weights, we are likely to grind them conditioning-intelligent, stretching with our pillar stretch, mentally do the job on things and then have a couple procedures sprinkled in there. But it really is unique. We’ve hardly ever had this just before.”
Upcoming week, the Bears will also get started sport-planning for their Sept. 12 frequent-time opener from the Rams in Los Angeles.
“It’ll be tons of conferences,” Nagy said. “It’ll be a lot of walk-throughs, relying on the place they’re at physically. We want to be clever here. We have bought to make sure that regardless of what we’re accomplishing is conditioning for the reason that you are not able to reduce that conditioning … Conditioning is massive. Like, continue to be in form, be conditioned.
“But then there is certainly often this, it normally transpires is you have that added week, and you listen to some coaches converse about prepping for the Tremendous Bowl, and they communicate about what? Putting in as well much things, ideal? So, you have to be watchful of anything you do is so ridiculous on placing so considerably in, it’s paralysis by analysis. There’s a stability of that, much too. We want to make guaranteed we are cognizant of that and concentrate on us, as well, not just the Rams.”