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Hoge and Jahns: a show about the Chicago Bears

Chicago Bears analysis from Adam Hoge & The Athletic's Adam Jahns. Subscribe on YouTube for video episodes & The Athletic for more from The Adams.

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Hoge and Jahns, Episode 201: Playoffs? Yes, We’re Talking Bears Playoff Matchups

Your mid-week episode of Hoge & Jahns is here as the guys discuss Bryce Callahan’s latest injury and the impact it will have on Vic Fangio’s defense. Other topics include John DeFilippo getting fired in Minnesota and the Bears not knowing where next year’s game against the Raiders is going to be played. It’s also time to start talking playoffs, so which potential Wild Card opponent do you fear the most? And since it’s Packers week, Hoge & Jahns welcome back Mike Heller from The Mike Heller Show in Wisconsin to discuss how much things have changed since they last talked in August. Listen below! http://serve.castfire.com/audio/3575836/3575836_2018-12-11-232536.64kmono.mp3 Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

1hr 3mins

12 Dec 2018

Rank #1

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Hoge and Jahns: Week 8 Bears-Chargers, NFL Preview

Adam Hoge and Adam Jahns did their fair share of film studying after the Bears ugly loss to New Orleans this past Sunday. One major takeaway, this is a group effort. It’s not just the play-calling, or the quarterback, or the blocking, etc… The entire group needs to be better. Hoge and Jahns let the listeners vent when they play the strongest batch of voicemails they’ve received all season. The guys struggle to make bold predictions, but make their picks for the Bears game as well as the contests involving their NFC North rivals. Also, don’t forget the podcast will be recording live at Kroll’s in the South Loop on Thursday November 7. Mark you calendars and join us for our preview of the game against the Lions! Like the podcast? Subscribe for free on Apple Podcasts and Google Play! http://serve.castfire.com/audio/3691146/hoge-and-jahns-week-8-bears-chargers-nfl-preview_2019-10-24-124046.64kmono.mp3 Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

1hr 19mins

24 Oct 2019

Rank #2

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Hoge and Jahns: Matt Nagy and Ryan Pace Join The Podcast In Arizona

Bears head coach Matt Nagy and general manager Ryan Pace sit down with Adam Hoge and Adam Jahns on the Hoge & Jahns Podcast in Phoenix. PHOENIX — As the NFL Annual Meeting wrapped up in Arizona, Bears head coach Matt Nagy and general manager Ryan Pace sat down with Adam Hoge and Adam Jahns  to talk about their relationship why it works for the Bears. The guys also bring you all the highlights from Nagy and Pace at the owners’ meetings, including the latest on the kicker situation, Jordan Howard’s future with the team and the NFL’s new replay rules on pass interference. Finally, Bears chairman George McCaskey addresses a number of Bears related topics and tells an incredible story about how he lost his Super Bowl ring. This is the biggest episode of Hoge & Jahns yet. Listen below! Like the podcast? Subscribe for free on Apple Podcasts and Google Play! http://serve.castfire.com/audio/3613108/3613108_2019-03-27-152808.64kmono.mp3 Bears head coach Matt Nagy and general manager Ryan Pace sit down with Adam Hoge and Adam Jahns on the Hoge & Jahns Podcast in Phoenix. Bears head coach Matt Nagy and general manager Ryan Pace sit down with Adam Hoge and Adam Jahns on the Hoge & Jahns Podcast in Phoenix. Bears head coach Matt Nagy and general manager Ryan Pace sit down with Adam Hoge and Adam Jahns on the Hoge & Jahns Podcast in Phoenix. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

1hr 46mins

27 Mar 2019

Rank #3

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Hoge and Jahns, Episode 214: Prepping For The Offseason

Adam Hoge and Adam Jahns react to the Bears’ season-ending press conference that featured general manager, Ryan Pace, and head coach, Matt Nagy. The guys have plenty of sound to play from the presser, but also bring in WGN’s Jarrett Payton to get his thoughts on the Bears’ season, hiring his former coach Chuck Pagano as defensive coordinator, and the possibility of adding his former teammate, Ed Reed, to the coaching staff. Later on, Hoge and Jahns discuss whether Kareem Hunt is truly an option for the Bears. Like the podcast? Subscribe for free on Apple Podcasts and Google Play![audio http://serve.castfire.com/audio/3585797/hoge-and-jahns-episode-214_2019-01-15-132237.64kmono.mp3] Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

1hr 27mins

15 Jan 2019

Rank #4

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Hoge and Jahns: Week 8 Postgame Show: Chargers 17, Bears 16

Adam Hoge and Adam Jahns are in familiar territory, dissecting another brutal Bears loss full of questionable coaching decisions. Why were the Bears so bad in the red zone? Why didn’t Nagy stay committed to the running game in the fourth quarter? And why did Nagy settle for a second down field goal at the end? The guys try to explain what happened and play Nagy’s answers to these very questions. Like the podcast? Subscribe for free on Apple Podcasts and Google Play! http://serve.castfire.com/audio/3691894/hoge-and-jahns-week-8-postgame-show-chargers-17-bears-16_2019-10-27-194234.64kmono.mp3 Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

47mins

27 Oct 2019

Rank #5

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Hoge and Jahns: Bears-Lions Postgame Show — A Win Is A Win

The Bears entered their game Sunday on a four-game losing streak. The pressure was on to snap that streak after news that Detroit Lions starting quarterback, Matthew Stafford, would not suit up. After a sluggish start, the Bears were able to beat their division rivals 20-13 at Soldier Field Sunday afternoon. Adam Hoge and Adam Jahns share their thoughts on the Mitchell Trubisky’s performance, Cody Whitehair switching to center, and Adam Shaheen being a healthy scratch. They also play the postgame press conference audio from head coach Matt Nagy, and quarterback Mitchell Trubsiky. Like the podcast? Subscribe for free on Apple Podcasts and Google Play! http://serve.castfire.com/audio/3695636/hoge-and-jahns-bears-lions-postgame-show-a-win-is-a-win_2019-11-10-195836.64kmono.mp3 Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

59mins

11 Nov 2019

Rank #6

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Hoge and Jahns: Bears-Eagles Postgame Show from Lincoln Financial Field

The last time the Bears and Eagles played, the Bears were hosting a playoff game and even after a loss, spirits were high for a rookie head coach and his young quarterback. The rematch midway through the next season, the Bears failed to snap a three-game losing streak and are now searching for answers on both sides of the ball after a 22-14 loss in Philadelphia. Adam Hoge and Adam Jahns share their thoughts on an offense that mustered just nine yards of total offense in the first half and a defense that allowed an 8:14 drive to seal the victory for the Eagles. They play the postgame comments from head coach Matt Nagy, and quarterback Mitchell Trubisky. Later on Hoge and Jahns talk about recording live from Kroll’s South Loop this Thursday, where they’ll preview the game against the Lions and will be giving away tickets to the game as well. Like the podcast? Subscribe for free on Apple Podcasts and Google Play! http://serve.castfire.com/audio/3693753/hoge-and-jahns-bears-eagles-postgame-show-from-lincoln-financial-field_2019-11-03-201553.64kmono.mp3 Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

51mins

4 Nov 2019

Rank #7

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Hoge and Jahns: Breaking Down New Bears RB David Montgomery With Lou Ayeni

The Bears drafted Iowa State running back David Montgomery in the third round of the 2019 NFL Draft and Hoge and Jahns are here to explain why the pick makes so much sense. The guys break down Montgomery’s fit in Matt Nagy’s system and welcome Northwestern running backs coach Lou Ayeni to the podcast. Ayeni recruited Montgomery to Iowa State and knows him better than anyone. Listen below! Like the podcast? Subscribe for free on Apple Podcasts and Google Play! http://serve.castfire.com/audio/3634587/3634587_2019-04-27-134927.64kmono.mp3 Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

32mins

27 Apr 2019

Rank #8

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Hoge and Jahns: Trade Reactions — Jordan Howard Now, And Jay Cutler 10 Years Ago

It’s a trade reaction episode as Adam Hoge and Adam Jahns breakdown the Jordan Howard trade and explain why the market wasn’t very active. They also take a look at the re-signing of Aaron Lynch and how he helps the Bears’ outside linebacker depth. Finally, it’s the 10-year anniversary of the Jay Cutler trade so Hoge and Jahns bring you some raw radio audio from when the trade went down and how opinions were more mixed than you might remember. The Chicago Sun-Times’ Mark Potash also joins the podcast to reflect on the trade and share some stories from covering Cutler. Listen below! Like the podcast? Subscribe for free on Apple Podcasts and Google Play! http://serve.castfire.com/audio/3615241/3615241_2019-04-02-132641.64kmono.mp3 Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

1hr 10mins

2 Apr 2019

Rank #9

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Scouts Question Khalil Mack, While Nagy Keeps the Locker Room Together

On this week's exclusive Hoge & Jahn's:- Recap/thoughts of Wild Card Weekend- Thoughts on Cowboys, Panthers and Giants hires- Bob McGinn's story with quotes from scouts questioning Khalil Mack.- Jahns' story on Matt Nagy keeping the locker room together in 2019- Big bold predictions for the 2020 Bears offseason. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

1hr 2mins

7 Jan 2020

Rank #10

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Hoge and Jahns, Episode 215: Bears At The Pro Bowl & Introducing The New Defensive Coordinator

It may be early in the offseason, but Adam Hoge and Adam Jahns have plenty to talk about. They discuss the recent announcement that the Bears will be playing the Oakland Raiders in London next season. The guys also talk about Pro Bowl practice in Orlando, where seven Bears are getting ready for Sunday’s all-star game. Hoge and Jahns play audio from new defensive coordinator Chuck Pagano’s introductory press conference. They also play tape of Pro Bowl quarterback Mitchell Trubisky, who commented on the playoff loss and Cody Parkey’s missed game-winning attempt. Like the podcast? Subscribe for free on Apple Podcasts and Google Play![audio http://serve.castfire.com/audio/3589299/hoge-and-jahns-episode-215_2019-01-24-185539.64kmono.mp3] Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

1hr 25mins

25 Jan 2019

Rank #11

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Hoge and Jahns: Current Depth Chart, NFL Draft Lottery, and What’s Up With the Jets?

Adam Hoge and Adam Jahns spend time during one of the few “NFL down periods” during the calendar year talking about whether the league should follow in the footsteps of the NBA and NHL by adopting a draft lottery. The guys also discuss the situation developing in New York, where former Bears’ offensive coordinator, Adam Gase, is not only the head coach but also the interim general manager after the team fired Mike Maccagnan. Later on, Hoge and Jahns go over the Bears’ depth chart, pointing out which position battles will be most intriguing heading into camp. The crew wrap the pod by making a bet on which kicker will win the starting job. Like the podcast? Subscribe for free on Apple Podcasts and Google Play! http://serve.castfire.com/audio/3640146/hoge-and-jahns-current-depth-chart-nfl-draft-lottery-and-whats-up-with-the-jets_2019-05-16-140546.64kmono.mp3 Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

1hr 4mins

16 May 2019

Rank #12

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Hoge and Jahns: Eddie Jackson, Schedule Release, and Robbie Gould

Adam Hoge is joined by The Athletic’s Kevin Fishbain, who is filling in for Adam Jahns. WGN Radio’s Harry Teinowitz  is reporting the Bears will play the Oakland Raiders in London on October 6. Adam and Kevin react the to the London date and breakdown how some of the rest of the schedule may play out when the full schedule is released Wednesday night.  Hoge plays an interview he had with Eddie Jackson after Jackson threw out the first pitch at the White Sox game Monday night. The guys also talk about Robbie Gould’s absence from San Francisco’s offseason workout and whether it’s a potential opening for the Bears to bring back their all-time scoring leader. Later on, Adam and Kevin preview the NFL draft which will take place next week, and wrap the show by talking about the final chapter of a popular trilogy, “D3: The Mighty Ducks”. Like the podcast? Subscribe for free on Apple Podcasts and Google Play! http://serve.castfire.com/audio/3626624/hoge-and-jahns-eddie-jackson-schedule-release-and-robbie-gould_2019-04-16-134924.64kmono.mp3 Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

1hr 21mins

16 Apr 2019

Rank #13

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The Hiatus Ends / Foles, Graham & Quinn Enter the Meeting

Adam Hoge & Adam Jahns are back! After a long hiatus, the guys return to talk all things Chicago Bears beginning with the big free agency moves of bringing in Nick Foles, Jimmy Graham and Robert Quinn. Stay tuned to The Athletic for more Hoge & Jahns as the season approaches and beyond.Get 40% off your Athletic subscription with our link - theathletic.com/hogeandjahns Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

57mins

3 Apr 2020

Rank #14

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Hoge and Jahns: OTA’s, Best Bears of All Time, and The Next Live Podcast Recording

Adam Hoge and Adam Jahns share their thoughts after witnessing the first session of the Bears’ Offseason Training Activities. They play tape from head coach Matt Nagy, new defensive coordinator Chuck Pagano, as well as some of the positional coaches and players. They also play an interview with Ted Monachino, the team’s new outside linebackers coach. Hoge and Jahns discuss the list of the top 100 Bears of all time available on the team’s website. The guys also talk about where the next live recording of the podcast will take place and how you can get yourself there! Like the podcast? Subscribe for free on Apple Podcasts and Google Play! http://serve.castfire.com/audio/3642104/hoge-and-jahns-otas-best-bears-of-all-time-and-the-next-live-podcast-recording_2019-05-23-134604.64kmono.mp3 Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

1hr 21mins

23 May 2019

Rank #15

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The Super Bowl Through Bears' Lenses, And A Possible Tight End Option

Adam Hoge and Adam Jahns take a look back at the NFC and AFC Championship games and discuss all the Bears connections in Super Bowl LIV. Yes, the Bears could have drafted Patrick Mahomes, but remember when they could have had Jimmy Garoppolo… twice? The guys also take a look at an interesting tweet from free agent tight end Eric Ebron and debate a couple rule changes that are coming to the Pro Bowl. Like the podcast? Subscribe for free on Apple Podcasts and Google Play! https://serve.castfire.com/audio/3714310/Hoge_and_Jahns_The_Super_Bowl_Through_Bears_Lenses_And_A_Possible_Tight_End_Option_2020-01-21-173710.64kmono.mp3 Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

50mins

21 Jan 2020

Rank #16

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Fixing Trubisky, O-Line Free Agency & Tradable Assets

Adam Hoge & Adam Jahns return to The Athletic for an exclusive Hoge & Jahns as they ask...What would you do to fix Mitchell Trubisky? Would you release Leonard Floyd and look to upgrade? How would you upgrade the offensive line in free agency and do the Bears have any assets to trade? Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

57mins

23 Jan 2020

Rank #17

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Hoge and Jahns: Week 2 Postgame Show: Bears 16, Broncos 14

The Bears got their first victory of the season in wild fashion Sunday when they beat the Broncos 16-14 in Denver. The offseason was filled with doubt over the kicking position, but Eddy Pineiro’s 53-yard field goal as time expired has allowed Bears fans to breathe easy for the time being. Adam Hoge and Adam Jahns breakdown all the action from Empower Stadium at Mile High. They discuss Mitchell Trubisky’s lackluster performance, how the defense continues to play well, and of course Eddy Pineiro. The guys also play postgame comments from Buster Skrine, and Pineiro. Like the podcast? Subscribe for free on Apple Podcasts and Google Play! http://serve.castfire.com/audio/3679301/hoge-and-jahns-week-2-postgame-show-bears-16-broncos-14_2019-09-16-034901.64kmono.mp3 Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

41mins

16 Sep 2019

Rank #18

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Hoge and Jahns, Episode 213: Fangio Leaves For Denver, What’s Next for the Bears?

Adam Hoge and Adam Jahns’ midweek recording was interrupted by some Breaking News: the Bears defensive coordinator, Vic Fangio, accepted a head coaching offer from the Denver Broncos. The guys breakdown the decision Fangio had to make and run through some possible replacements. Before the news broke, Hoge and Jahns share their thoughts on the Bears’ playoff loss to the Eagles. They also talk about some of the other rumors from around the league as the coaching carousel spins. Like the podcast? Subscribe for free on Apple Podcasts and Google Play![audio http://serve.castfire.com/audio/3584109/hoge-and-jahns-episode-213_2019-01-09-131809.64kmono.mp3] Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

1hr 3mins

9 Jan 2019

Rank #19

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Hoge and Jahns, Episode 200: Bears-Rams Postgame Show

The Bears had a statement win Sunday Night when they beat the conference-leading Los Angeles Rams 15-6. Adam Hoge and Adam Jahns share their thoughts on the defensive struggle live from Soldier Field. They discuss how the Bears contained the high-octane L.A. offense; how both young quarterbacks struggled; and how close the Bears are to clinching a playoff spot. The guys also have postgame sound from the lone touchdown scorer, offensive lineman Bradley Sowell; head coach Matt Nagy; quarterback Mitchell Trubisky; and offensive guard James Daniels, who had a heck of a night against Aaron Donald. Like the podcast? Subscribe for free on Apple Podcasts and Google Play![audio http://serve.castfire.com/audio/3575071/hoge-and-jahns-episode-200_2018-12-10-034611.64kmono.mp3] Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

55mins

10 Dec 2018

Rank #20