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Under Center: Chicago Bears Podcast

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The Under Center: Chicago Bears Podcast breaks down everything surrounding the Chicago Bears and the NFL, with informative and entertaining discussions from Kenneth Davis, Josh Schrock, and Alex Shapiro. New episodes release every Monday, Wednesday, and Friday throughout the season. BEAR DOWN!

The Under Center: Chicago Bears Podcast breaks down everything surrounding the Chicago Bears and the NFL, with informative and entertaining discussions from Kenneth Davis, Josh Schrock, and Alex Shapiro. New episodes release every Monday, Wednesday, and Friday throughout the season. BEAR DOWN!

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New York, NY

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The Under Center: Chicago Bears Podcast breaks down everything surrounding the Chicago Bears and the NFL, with informative and entertaining discussions from Kenneth Davis, Josh Schrock, and Alex Shapiro. New episodes release every Monday, Wednesday, and Friday throughout the season. BEAR DOWN!

Language:

English


Episodes

Who should the Bears take in the 2023 NFL Draft?

12/7/2022
With the Bears on a bye week, the crew took this opportunity to look to the future. NFL.com's lead draft writer Eric Edholm joins Ken Davis, Josh Schrock, and Alex Shapiro to discuss what the Bears will be considering with a top-three pick in the 2023 NFL Draft. Will they take a pass rusher like Will Anderson or Jalen Carter? Is there a true No. 1 wide receiver the Bears can draft? All your questions and concerns about the draft will be answered here on this episode of the Under Center...

Duration:00:29:05

Week 13 recap: Chicago Bears blow early lead to Green Bay Packers

12/5/2022
The Chicago Bears blew an early 16-3 lead to the Green Bay Packers on Sunday, falling 28-19 at Soldier Field. On the Under Center Podcast, Ken Davis, Josh Schrock and Alex Shapiro break down Justin Fields' return and discuss why this was his best game as a passer. Later, they review the Bears' offensive line and look at Cole Kmet's performance against the Packers. Finally, they look at another good game from Jack Sanborn and another quiet night from the defensive line. See Privacy Policy at...

Duration:00:31:07

NFL Week 13 preview: Chicago Bears vs Green Bay Packers with Annie Agar

12/2/2022
Bally's NFL and college football correspondent Annie Agar joins Ken Davis, Josh Schrock, and Alex Shapiro to preview the Bears' second matchup with the Packers. The crew discusses Aaron Rodgers' health, and his season so far. They also break down if Packers quarterback Jordan Love will be ready to take over when Rodgers is done, if Justin Fields will start for the Bears and a lot more. Later in the pod, they get into Annie’s hilarious and viral NFL recap videos that have taken the NFL...

Duration:00:27:33

ESPN's Domonique Foxworth breaks down Justin Fields and the Bears

11/30/2022
Host of ESPN’s The Domonique Foxworth Show, Domonique Foxworth, joins Ken Davis, Josh Schrock, and Alex Shapiro to discuss his previous comments about Justin Fields needing to “demand a trade” from the Bears. They also discuss the Chase Claypool trade, the learning curve for Kyler Gordon, and what the Bears’ top priority should be this offseason. See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

Duration:00:20:28

Week 12 recap: Bears lose to Jets, Mooney likely to miss remainder of season

11/27/2022
The Chicago Bears were blown out by the New York Jets 31-10 on Sunday. Not only were the Bears blown out by the Jets and quarterback Mike White, but they lost wide receiver Darnell Mooney and safety Eddie Jackson to injury. It has been reported that Mooney will likely miss the remainder of the season with an ankle injury. Ken Davis, Josh Schrock, and Alex Shapiro break down Trevor Siemian's start in place of the injured Justin Fields, and discuss how the Bears' offense looked without its...

Duration:00:29:38

NFL Week 12 preview: Chicago Bears vs. New York Jets

11/25/2022
On this episode of the Under Center Podcast, Dan Leberfeld joins Ken Davis, Josh Schrock and Alex Shapiro to preview the Bears' Week 12 matchup against the New York Jets. They discuss the Jets' recent QB and offensive production issues. Later, they analyze Quinnen Williams' performance this season, and discuss how he can improve and how he fits into the Jets' defensive system. Finally, they talk about which part of the Jets' defense the Bears can take advantage of and give their predictions...

Duration:00:41:02

Alex Brown on Justin Fields, the Bears defense, and future of the Bears

11/23/2022
Bears quarterback Justin Fields could miss his first game of the season Sunday against the New York Jets. Football Aftershow analyst and former NFL defensive end Alex Brown joins Ken Davis and Josh Schrock to discuss Fields’ injury. They analyze Justin Fields’ performance through 11 games and talk about how the Bears can help him succeed. Later, they look at the team’s struggling defense and review players that Ryan Poles should bring back. Finally, Brown gives his predictions for...

Duration:00:28:34

NFL Week 11 recap: Chicago Bears lose to Atlanta Falcons 27-24

11/20/2022
Another Sunday, another loss. The Chicago Bears came up short against the Falcons in Week 11, losing 27-24 in Atlanta. But they might lost more than a game as quarterback Justin Fields suffered a left shoulder injury on the final drive. The Under Center Podcast crew of Ken Davis, Josh Schrock, and Alex Shapiro break down Fields' performance, Luke Getsy's play calling, and discuss how the Bears should manage the QB's injury. Then, they discuss the defense's play, Velus Jones' return, and...

Duration:00:37:24

NFL Week 11 Bears vs. Falcons preview

11/18/2022
The Bears are looking to erase the awful loss to the Detroit Lions when they head to Atlanta to take on the Falcons. The Atlanta Journal-Constitution's D. Orlando Ledbetter joined Ken David, Josh Schrock and Alex Shapiro to preview the Week 11 matchup. Ledbetter breaks down how the Falcons' offense has looked this season and predicts if backup quarterback Desmond Ridder will get to play this year. Later, they discuss what the Falcons' dominant run game could do against a struggling Bears'...

Duration:00:25:47

Bears 2022 Mid-season awards

11/16/2022
We're officially at the midway point in the season, and it’s time for a review. Ken Davis, Josh Schrock and Alex Shapiro select seven awards to hand out to the 2022-23 Chicago Bears: MVP, Offensive Player of the Year, Defensive Player of the Year, Rookie of the Year, HITS Principle Hero, Biggest Surprise, and Biggest Question. Some are obvious. Others aren’t. Who would your winners be? See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at...

Duration:00:26:23

NFL Week 10 recap: Chicago Bears 31-30 loss to Detroit Lions

11/13/2022
The Chicago Bears blew a 14-point fourth-quarter lead to the Detroit Lions on Sunday, falling 31-30 at Soldier Field. On this episode of the Under Center Podcast Ken Davis, Josh Schrock and Alex Shapiro break down another stellar game from Justin Fields and another two-touchdown game from Cole Kmet. Later, they analyze the offensive line's play and the decision to play Byron Pringle over N’Keal Harry. Finally, they discuss the Bears' shoddy defense and Jack Sanborn’s breakout game. See...

Duration:00:39:12

Chicago Bears vs. Detroit Lions preview, with Jeremy Reisman

11/11/2022
The Bears look to pick up a win against the division-rival Detroit Lions in Week 10. To preview the matchup, Ken Davis, Alex Shapiro and Josh Schrock are joined by Jeremy Reisman of SB Nation's Pride of Detroit to break down how Justin Fields and the Bears' offense can attack a weak defense and if we are going to see Fields dominate through the air this week adding to an already exciting skill set he has. (4:00) - Bears rebuild vs Lions rebuild (9:30) - How did the Lions beat the...

Duration:00:41:31

NBC's Tony Dungy on Jeff Saturday, Justin Fields, and future of the Bears

11/9/2022
Justin Fields has made significant improvements over the last several weeks and has garnered the attention of the national media for his improvements. NBC analyst and Pro Football Hall of Fame coach Tony Dungy joins Ken Davis, Alex Shapiro, and Josh Schrock to discuss his thoughts on the Colts hiring his former player Jeff Saturday. Later, they discuss Justin Fields' growth and the Bears' future. Finally, the crew makes predictions for the Bears' Week 10 match-up against the Lions. See...

Duration:00:27:02

Week 9 recap: Justin Fields makes history in Bears' loss to Dolphins

11/7/2022
The Bears lost to the Dolphins 35-32 on Sunday afternoon, but Justin Fields put up historic numbers, including a 61-yard touchdown run which was the longest touchdown run by a quarterback in franchise history. Ken Davis, Josh Schrock and Alex Shapiro break down Justin Fields' performance and talk about the growth they have seen from him this season. Later, they discuss Chase Claypools' first game with the Bears and the missed pass interference call at the end of the game. Finally, they...

Duration:00:44:32

Bears vs. Dolphins preview, predictions with David Furones

11/4/2022
After an eventful trade deadline, the Bears get set to play the Miami Dolphins. Can Justin Fields continue to improve? What can the Bears learn from how the Dolphins managed their QB situation with Tua Tagovailoa? Joining Ken Davis, Alex Shapiro, and Josh Schrock on the podcast is David Furones of the Miami Sun Sentinel. The crew discusses how the Dolphins became contenders if the Bears can follow the same blueprint, compare and contrast Justin Fields and Tua Tagovailoa and a lot more to get...

Duration:00:29:34

NFL Trade Deadline Reaction, Bears trade for Chase Claypool

11/1/2022
The Bears were major players in the weeks leading up to the trade deadline, trading Robert Quinn to the Philadelphia Eagles, Roquan Smith to the Baltimore Ravens, and acquiring WR Chase Claypool from the Pittsburgh Steelers. To break down the trade deadline for the Bears and the direction Ryan Poles is taking the team, Ken Davis and Alex Shapiro are joined by veteran NFL announcer and Bulls play-by-play announcer Adam Amin. See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California...

Duration:00:34:51

BREAKING: Bears trade linebacker Roquan Smith to Ravens for draft picks

10/31/2022
In a surprise move, Bears GM Ryan Poles traded star linebacker, Roquan Smith, to the Baltimore Ravens for a second and fifth-round pick in the 2023 NFL Draft. Ken Davis, Josh Schrock, and Alex Shapiro discuss why this trade is good for the Bears and why it could be pivotal for the rebuild. Later, they discuss if the trade was fair and predict if the Bears will make more deals before the NFL trade deadline. See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at...

Duration:00:26:42

NFL Week 8 Bears vs. Cowboys postgame recap, Justin Fields is getting better

10/30/2022
The Bears lost a shootout against the Cowboys, but there was progress and growth from quarterback Justin Fields. Ken Davis, Alex Shapiro, and Josh Schrock break down the game and what they saw from Fields, how offensive coordinator Luke Getsy has evolved, why the defense struggled in their first game without Robert Quinn, and a lot more. (1:13) - Justin Fields posts his best passer rating of the year. Is he becoming a star? (8:08) - Fields is becoming more consistent (13:55) - Eberflus'...

Duration:00:43:30

NFL Week 8 preview, Chicago Bears vs. Dallas Cowboys

10/28/2022
After a blowout win against the Patriots, the Bears face the Dallas Cowboys in Week 8. To help preview the game, Ken Davis and Alex Shapiro are joined by Calvin Watkins of the Dallas Morning News to discuss what the Bears need to do to come up with the upset. See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

Duration:00:31:48

BEARS TRADE ROBERT QUINN TO PHILADELPHIA EAGLES

10/26/2022
On this emergency episode of the Under Center Podcast, Ken Davis, Josh Schrock and Alex Shapiro discuss the Bears trading Robert Quinn to the Philadelphia Eagles for a fourth-round draft pick. The crew gives their instant reactions to the trade, what it says about GM Ryan Poles, and break down Quinn’s performance so far this season. Finally, they look at how this will impact the 2022 season, and talk about who is going to step up in Quinn's absence. See Privacy Policy at...

Duration:00:19:36