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Hoge and Jahns Chicago Bears podcast with Adam Hoge and Adam Jahns from WGN Radio 720. (Formerly Intentional Grounding)

Episode Date
Hoge and Jahns, Episode 165: Bears-Bengals Thoughts, Reaction

Thoughts on Thursday night’s game in Cincinnati. Mike Heller, who hosts sports radio shows in Milwaukee and Madison, joins Hoge and Jahns to preview the Packers. And the guys go off on the Roquan Smith situation.

Aug 10, 2018
Hoge and Jahns, Episode 164: Live From Bears Training Camp in Bourbonnais

Adam Hoge and Adam Jahns take the show on the road to Bears training camp at Olivet Nazarene University in Bourbonnais to record live after practice. They discuss the team’s performance against the Baltimore Ravens in the Hall of Fame Game, and the decisions on who played and who didn’t. Hoge and Jahns take questions from the fans listening live, including one about Roquan Smith’s contract negotiations. Later on, Pro Football Weekly’s Bob LeGere joins the guys to discuss Brian Urlacher as #54 gets ready for his induction into Pro Football’s Hall of Fame.

Aug 04, 2018
Hoge and Jahns, Episode 163: Roquan’s Holdout Continues; Bears Prep for Hall of Fame Game

Adam Hoge and Adam Jahns each take a side as the negotiations between the Bears and their first round pick, Roquan Smith continue. Smith remains the only unsigned draft pick from the entire 2018 draft class. Later on, the guys discuss whether the number interceptions Mitch Trubisky has thrown in training camp should be worrisome. Hoge and Jahns wrap up by talking about what they’ll be looking for when the Bears take the field in the Hall of Fame Game against the Baltimore Ravens on Thursday Night.

Jul 31, 2018
Hoge and Jahns, Episode 162: Anthony Miller Making Big First Impression

BOURBONNAIS, Ill. — Adam Hoge and Adam Jahns are back with their third podcast from training camp. The guys evaluate Mitch Trubisky’s camp so far and bring you his Friday press conference. They also discuss early camp standouts, including wide receiver Anthony Miller, who chatted with Hoge after practice. Also, former Bears head coach Dave Wannstedt was at practice Friday and had some criticism for Roquan Smith. We have the audio and the guys react.

Jul 27, 2018
Hoge and Jahns, Episode 161: Early Impressions From Bears Camp

BOURBONNAIS, Ill. — The Bears are now four practices into training camp and Hoge & Jahns are here to break down the first few days. What’s up with Danny Trevathan? How is Kevin White looking? And when is Roquan Smith going to show up? The guys discuss it all, and try to explain why Jay Cutler has goats.

Jul 23, 2018
Hoge and Jahns, Episode 160: Bears Report To Training Camp Without Roquan Smith

The boys are back in Bourbonnais, but there is no sign of first round draft pick Roquan Smith. Should Bears fans be worried about the rookie holding out? Adam Hoge and Adam Jahns discuss the situation and bring you GM Ryan Pace’s comments on the matter. The guys also discuss Matt Nagy’s first camp and how physical it will be. Finally, by request, Hoge & Jahns review the first two episodes of “Very Cavallari” and Jay Cutler’s performance.

Jul 20, 2018
Hoge and Jahns, Episode 159: Over/Unders For 2018 Bears Season

The Bears are in the middle of their summer break, but Adam Hoge and Adam Jahns are here to discuss key over/unders for the 2018 season. Can Mitch Trubisky throw for 3,500 passing yards? Is this the year Leonard Floyd reaches double-digit sacks? Plus, Hoge is throwing out the first pitch at the White Sox game. How bad will he blow it?

Jun 25, 2018
Hoge and Jahns, Episode 158: Bears Re-Sign Zach Miller

The Bears kicked off veteran minicamp week by re-signing tight end Zach Miller, who is still recovering from the horrible leg injury he suffered in New Orleans last season. Adam Hoge and Adam Jahns discuss why the Bears made the move and exactly what kind of role he will have since it’s unlikely Miller will actually play. The guys also recap the third week of OTAs and preview minicamp, which is going on this week at Halas Hall.

Jun 04, 2018
Hoge and Jahns, Episode 157: Bears OTAs Week 2 Recap

Week 2 of Bears’ OTAs is in the books and it was a somewhat weird week. While the new national anthem policy came down and the players reacted, Kevin White held an odd session with media. Hoge & Jahns bring you that entire conversation with Kevin White, as well as conversations with Bears wide receivers coach Mike Furrey, quarterbacks coach Dave Ragone, offensive line coach Harry Hiestand and tight end Adam Shaheen. It may be May, but it’s still jam-packed episode.

May 29, 2018
Hoge and Jahns, Episode 156: Bears OTAs Week 1 Recap

Bears OTA practices are underway, which means Adam Hoge and Adam Jahns have their first real impressions of Matt Nagy’s new-look offense. They single out a few players that should benefit from the system and also examine what the addition of Roquan Smith means for a few key players on defense. Hoge also talks to Nick Kwiatkoski and Adrian Amos. It’s a jam-packed episode.

May 21, 2018
Hoge and Jahns, Episode 155: 2018 Rookie Mini Camp

Adam Hoge and Adam Jahns recap the highlights from the Bears’ rookie mini camp which took place over the weekend. They discuss the potential of undrafted players, like Matt Flemming, making the roster. Hoge goes out on a limb by comparing head coach Matt Nagy to one of his predecessors. The guys also take a dive into the news of the day about Illinois getting that much closer to having legalized sports gambling.

May 14, 2018
Hoge and Jahns, Episode 154: Recapping The Draft With Ryan Pace

Chicago Bears general manager Ryan Pace joins Adam Hoge and Adam Jahns to recap the 2018 NFL Draft and to talk about what happens in the front office after the draft takes place. Hoge and Jahns debate whether the right decision was made when the team selected Roquan Smith with the eight overal pick. Later on, they breakdown each of the Bears’ draft picks and discuss which undrafted free agent signings they think have a chance at making the roster.

Apr 30, 2018
Hoge and Jahns, Episode 153: 2018 Mock Draft Roundtable

It’s WGN Radio’s fourth annual mock draft roundtable as Adam Hoge simulates the entire first round of the NFL Draft with Pro Football Weekly’s Eric Edholm and producer Joe Romano. The guys take turns making picks for Adam Jahns, who is day-to-day with an upper body injury. Listen below!

Apr 23, 2018
Hoge and Jahns, Episode 152: Live at Durty Nellies

Adam Hoge and Adam Jahns go on location to record live from Durty Nellies in Palatine. They talk to the longest-tenured Chicago Bear of all time, Patrick Mannelly, as well as WGN’s Jarrett Payton. They share thier thoughts on the Bears offseason moves, including the coaching change and the new players. Patrick and Jarrett also predict who the Bears will pick with the 8th overall pick in the NFL Draft next week. Hoge and Jahns discuss the decision to not match the offer sheet receiver Cam Meredith signed with the New Orleans Saints and recap the Jordan Howard Instagram controversy.

Apr 18, 2018
Hoge and Jahns, Episode 151: Should The Bears Keep Cam Meredith?

The Bears have a decision to make on wide receiver Cam Meredith, who signed an offer sheet with the Saints. Adam Hoge and Adam Jahns debate whether or not the Bears should match the offer and also take a look at the wide receiver depth overall. Listener voicemails also make a big return as the guys answer your NFL Draft questions. Plus, there’s exciting news about a LIVE Hoge & Jahns Show happening next week!

Apr 10, 2018
Hoge and Jahns, Episode 150: Kicking Off NFL Draft Month

Adam Hoge and Adam Jahns get together as the we enter NFL Draft Month. The guys recap the Annual League Meeting that took place in Orlando, Florida. They play Ryan Pace’s comments about draft strategy. Hoge and Jahns debate which players they would trade up for and whether it’s worth it to do so. Listen Below! Got any Bears questions as we get closer to the NFL Draft? We opened our voicemail line (312-222-5050); call in to ask the guys. […]

Apr 02, 2018
Hoge and Jahns, Episode 149: Bears Commit To Kyle Fuller

Free agency has started to die down, but there was drama over the weekend as the Packers tried to steal Kyle Fuller away. Did the Bears end up paying the cornerback too much? Adam Hoge and Adam Jahns analyze the situation and the contract and debate whether or not GM Ryan Pace made the right decision. They also take a look back at last week’s press conferences and start to look ahead at the NFL Draft.

Mar 19, 2018
Hoge and Jahns, Episode 148: In-Depth Free Agency Special

With all the Bears news pouring in, The Hoge & Jahns Podcast takes over Sports Central in a special episode. The guys love the Allen Robinson signing and think it makes the Bears look better around the league. They also discuss the Trey Burton signing, while Jahns makes the case for Jimmy Graham instead. It’s a jam-packed football free agency frenzy and Hoge & Jahns have it all covered.

Mar 13, 2018
Hoge and Jahns, Episode 147: Ryan Pace And Matt Nagy At The NFL Combine

INDIANAPOLIS — It’s time for our annual episode from the NFL Combine. Bears GM Ryan Pace and head coach Matt Nagy both met with the media in Indianapolis and we have their full press conferences for you. The guys react to what Pace/Nagy had to say and also discuss Kyle Fuller’s chances to re-sign with the Bears and the upcoming release of Mike Glennon. They may even throw in a bench press or two.

Feb 28, 2018
Hoge and Jahns, Episode 146: Bears Looking Good During Indy Crisis

Adam Hoge and Adam Jahns are back with a post-Super Bowl edition of the podcast, reflecting on Alshon Jeffery’s title guarantee and the impact Dowell Loggains had on “Philly, Philly.” The guys also discuss the situation in Indianapolis with Josh McDaniels and why it makes the Bears look really smart. Hoge also gives some behind-the-scenes Super Bowl stories and talks about Brian Urlacher’s Hall-of-Fame selection.

Feb 08, 2018
Hoge and Jahns, Episode 145: Bears Make Big Changes To Fix Injury Bug

The Bears continue to make significant staff changes, as Adam Jahns dropped another #JahnsBomb on us, reporting that trainer Nate Breske is out. The guys analyze the Bears’ injury situation over the last three years and how much blame the staff should get. They also introduce Bears fans to Brock Olivo — the best hire that could have happened to the podcast. Other topics include Alshon Jeffery’s Super Bowl guarantee and a brand new show “Hoge & Jahns” listeners won’t want to miss.

Jan 24, 2018
Hoge and Jahns, Episode 144: Analyzing Nagy’s Coaching Hires

Hoge and Jahns, Episode 144: Analyzing Nagy’s Coaching Hires

Jan 12, 2018
Hoge and Jahns Bonus Interview: Brian Urlacher

It’s a special short edition of “Hoge & Jahns” as Hall of Fame Finalist Brian Urlacher joins the podcast to discuss the Bears hiring Matt Nagy and a lot more. Urlacher talks about what it was like defending Andy Reid’s West Coast offense and how Mitch Trubisky will fit in. He also reminisces on his Bears career, including how much longer he could have played had Lovie Smith not been fired.

Jan 09, 2018
Hoge and Jahns, Episode 143: Matt Nagy Is The New Bears Coach

The Bears have a new head coach and it was Adam Jahns who broke the story! The guys break down how it all went down and why Bears GM Ryan Pace moved so quickly to hire Chiefs offensive coordinator Matt Nagy. They also talk about the team’s chances to retain Vic Fangio as the defensive coordinator.

Jan 08, 2018
Hoge and Jahns, Episode 142: Black Monday Edition

John Fox is officially gone and Ryan Pace has a contract extension. Adam Hoge and Adam Jahns discuss a newsworthy Black Monday at Halas Hall and discuss possible head coaching candidates. They also bring you the comments from George McCaskey and Ted Phillips and have a heated discussion about how involved they should be in the coaching search. It’s a big season-ending edition of Hoge & Jahns!

Jan 02, 2018
Hoge and Jahns, Episode 141: Week 17 Bears, NFL Preview

Hoge and Jahns, Episode 141: Week 17 Bears, NFL Preview

Dec 27, 2017
Hoge and Jahns: A Christmas Special

Hoge and Jahns: A Christmas Special

Dec 24, 2017
Hoge and Jahns, Episode 140: Week 16 Bears, NFL Preview

Hoge and Jahns, Episode 140: Week 16 Bears, NFL Preview

Dec 21, 2017
Hoge and Jahns, Episode 139: Bears-Lions Postgame Show

Hoge and Jahns, Episode 139: Bears-Lions Postgame Show

Dec 17, 2017
Hoge and Jahns, Episode 138: Week 15 Bears, NFL Preview

Hoge and Jahns, Episode 138: Week 15 Bears, NFL Preview

Dec 14, 2017