NFC Notes: Bears, Lions, Packers, Vikings


  • Per Matt Miller, Bears HC Matt Nagy was spotted at Ohio State QB Justin Fields‘ second pro day. 
  • Jason Fitzgerald of OverTheCap points out that the Bears have the eighth-most workout bonuses in the NFL with potentially $1.2 million in commitments. A number of teams have announced that they don’t plan to attend the voluntary workouts next month, even though some players have these bonuses in their contracts. 


  • Lions promoted Caio Brighenti from Football Analytics Assistant to Analyst of Football Information. (Seth Walder)


According to Rob Demovsky, the Packers have 16 players due workout bonuses this offseason including:


  • According to Chris Tomasson, the Vikings have “sent out some feelers” on free-agent TE MyCole Pruitt but “nothing is close” at this point in time.  
  • Vikings DT Michael Pierce called sitting out the 2020 season and early glimpse of retirement from the NFL: “It was interesting. It was an early snapshot of retiring for me. … First time I was technically unemployed.” (Tomasson)
  • Pierce added that he is currently at his playing weight of 335-340 pounds: “[I am] right where I want to be.” (Tomasson)
  • The Vikings announced they have added Robert Steeples as an assistant special teams coach and Marquis Johnson as an assistant special teams coach. (Twitter)

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