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Shaw Local's Bears Insider Podcast

Exclusive news and analysis from Hub Arkush and our team on professional football in Chicago. Professional football served Chicago style.

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Chicago Bears training camp begins

We're back from Bourbonnais to recap the first five practices of Bears training camp. Who has stepped up? Who isn't injured? Kevin brings you interviews from Bears camp with inside linebacker Jerrell Freeman (3:30), tight end Zach Miller (9:05) and undrafted rookie wide receiver Kieren Duncan (18:05). Freeman talks about his favorite career tackle, Miller gives us his the secret to his hair and Duncan discussed where he gets his top-flight speed from as well as his journalism experience.We wrap up the show talking about the biggest news of the first week of camp and one final Bachelorette update.

36mins

2 Aug 2016

Rank #1

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Wrapping up Chicago Bears training camp with Ka'Deem Carey and Brian Hoyer

The Bears have concluded their time in Bourbonnais and Kevin recaps the big news from training camp, losing Hroniss Grasu for the season, and what it means for Grasu and the center position. We then have player interviews from Bourbonnais with Ka'Deem Carey (07:44), who discussed his touchdown celebrations, and quarterback Brian Hoyer (20:03), who discussed Dowell Loggains and what he's learned about Jay Cutler. Kevin and the guys conclude the show with a preview of Thursday night's preseason opener against the Broncos (30:24).

36mins

9 Aug 2016

Rank #2

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PFW Chicago Podcast 113: Hub and LeGere dish on the draft

Welcome back to the PFW Chicago podcast, where Bob LeGere and Hub Arkush take a post-draft look at the Bears roster. Leading off, LeGere explains what roles to expect for the top three picks and gauges Day 3 sleeper potential, which is Ryan Pace's speciality. Next up, Hub discusses the remaining holes on Bears roster after the draft and whether more moves could be in store. Hub also breaks down the Anthony Miller trade, the James Daniels OG experiment; plus, a little Cubs chatter.

50mins

7 May 2018

Rank #3

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Chicago Football Fantasy Podcast [Ep. 122]

After an injury minefield of Week 11, Arthur Arkush and John Sahly get you ready for the next week of fantasy football. Who should you pick up off the waiver wire? They also break down Bears-Packers from a fantasy perspective, and give their top plays of the week.The Chicago Football Fantasy Podcast, presented by your Chicagoland & Northwest Indiana Chevy Dealers. For fantasy news, analysis, and more, please visit ChicagoFootball.comCopyright © 2015 Shaw Media. All Rights Reserved.

25mins

24 Nov 2015

Rank #4

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ChicagoFootball.com Bears Podcast [Ep. 120]

The guys are back in studio and we had the full crew of Kevin, Arthur and Hub to go through the rest of the Bears' free agents. We did our best Ryan Pace impression and tried to guess who will be re-signed. Kevin and Arthur shifted gears to next week's Senior Bowl and previewed our draft coverage, then discussed conference championship weekend. Stay tuned for the guys' picks for Sunday's games, and Kevin makes his pitch for why NFL coaches should play more video games.The ChicagoFootball.com Bears Podcast, presented by your Chicagoland & Northwest Indiana Chevy Dealers. For Bears news, analysis, and more, please visit ChicagoFootball.comCopyright © 2016 Shaw Media. All Rights Reserved.

48mins

20 Jan 2016

Rank #5

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Chicago Football Fantasy Podcast Ep. 110

Finally, Week 1 is here for fantasy football. Co-hosts John Sahly and Arthur Arkush are joined by 670 The Score's Joe Ostrowski to talk about favorite plays for Week 1, Ostrowski's typical process, and strategy for the biggest DFS contests.

30mins

9 Sep 2015

Rank #6

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PFW Chicago Podcast 121: Bears/Ravens Hall of Fame Game Preview

This week on the PFW Chicago Podcast, Hub, Bob and Dan review week two of Bears Training Camp and look ahead to this week's Bears/Ravens Hall of Fame Game. Plus, the guys continue talk about the latest on Roquan Smith.Like what you hear?  Subscribe to us here in iTunes. Leave a review, it helps others discover the show.

27mins

1 Aug 2018

Rank #7

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Chicago Football Fantasy Podcast Ep. 104

The Chicago Football Fantasy Podcast is presented by your Chicagoland & Northwest Indiana Chevy dealers. Go to ChevyDrivesChicago.com today!Arthur Arkush joins John Sahly in studio to discuss news and notes of players you should be considering as your fantasy draft approaches. "The Football Girl" and "4 for 4" contributor Pat Fitzmaurice joins John Sahly in an interview to discuss season long draft strategies. For the very best in fantasy football news and analysis be sure and visit chicagofootball.com

29mins

10 Aug 2015

Rank #8

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SI.com's Melissa Jacobs joins Chicago Football Podcast

We've got another Bears OTA to recap, but no player interview — Kevin explains why, with an apology, but to make up for it, we have Melissa Jacobs (@thefootballgirl) of SI.com as a guest (5:34) to talk about her articles on Art Briles, Ray Rice, a 22-week NFL season, as well as life being married to a Bears fan (16:51) and, most importantly, if Bears fans should root for Aaron Rodgers' brother on the Bachelorette (23:48). The guys then make fun of Kevin for his TV habits and conclude the show with a breakdown of the upcoming competition amongst the Bears running backs.

42mins

2 Jun 2016

Rank #9

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PFW Chicago Podcast 124: Making adjustments to win in Week 2

The Pro Football Weekly Chicago Podcast is back to discuss football that counts! The Bears look to bounce back from a 24-23 lost to the Green Bay Packers in Week 1 and Hub Arkush, Bob LeGere and Dan Mott break down what went right and what adjustments need to be made to beat the Seattle Seahawks in Week 2.

27mins

11 Sep 2018

Rank #10

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ChicagoFootball.com Bears Podcast [Ep. 121]

We're back for a special Super Bowl episode of the Chicago Football Podcast. Kevin and Arthur discuss the John Fox connection to both the Panthers and Broncos and then break down Sunday's matchup and the keys to the big game. Along with producers Dan Mott and John Sahly, the guys make their Super Bowl prop bet picks and analyze how long Lady Gaga's National Anthem will last. We conclude the show with our predictions for Super Bowl 50.The ChicagoFootball.com Bears Podcast, presented by your Chicagoland & Northwest Indiana Chevy Dealers. For Bears news, analysis, and more, please visit ChicagoFootball.comCopyright © 2016 Shaw Media. All Rights Reserved.

40mins

3 Feb 2016

Rank #11

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Bears Insider Podcast 182: What did Ryan Pace have to say?

Hub Arkush and Arthur Arkush break down what exactly Ryan Pace had to say at his season-ending news conference on New Year's Eve.

41mins

31 Dec 2019

Rank #12

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Bears Insider Podcast 174: OK, so what now, Bears fans?

Arthur Arkush and Hub Arkush discuss the disaster against New Orleans and what the Bears can do to dig out of their funk.

39mins

24 Oct 2019

Rank #13

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PFW Chicago Podcast 145: Gabriel talks Bears Free Agency and Draft

Hub Arkush sits down with former Bears Scouting Director and Pro Football Weekly Contributing Writer Greg Gabriel to talk about the newest additions to the Bears roster through Free Agency and the guys go in depth on possible Draft options for the Bears in 2019.

39mins

14 Mar 2019

Rank #14

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Chicago Football Fantasy Podcast [Ep. 114]

John Sahly, Arthur Arkush and J.C. Talon talk about the controversy in Daily Fantasy Sports and what it means going forward for the industry. They also talk rookie running backs and top plays for this week in fantasy football.For the very best in fantasy football news and analysis be sure and visit chicagofootball.com

33mins

6 Oct 2015

Rank #15

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PFW Chicago Podcast 152: Recapping the Bears Draft

Hub Arkush and Arthur Arkush chat this week about the newest Bears added to the roster from the 2019 NFL Draft, plus they discuss some of the latest Bears news including what we'll be watching for at rookie minicamp.

36mins

2 May 2019

Rank #16

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Bears Insider Podcast 180: The home stretch

Hub Arkush and Arthur Arkush discuss what the Bears can do in the final three games of the regular season.

33mins

12 Dec 2019

Rank #17

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Bears Insider Podcast 179: Bears win! Podcast from the road

Arthur Arkush shares his thoughts on the Bears win at Detroit on Thanksgiving on the road home, and where the Bears can go from here.

29mins

29 Nov 2019

Rank #18

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Chicago Football Fantasy Podcast | Ep. 103

The Chicago Football Fantasy Podcast is presented by your Chicagoland & Northwest Indiana Chevy dealers. Go to ChevyDrivesChicago.com today!Fantasy Football expert JC Talon, and Arthur Arkush join John Sahly to discuss news and notes of players you should be considering as your fantasy draft approaches.Plus, the guys look at Rookie WR injuries, Baltimore RBs, Cowboys carries, and the $10M Week One contest at DraftKings.comFor the very best in fantasy football news and analysis be sure and visit chicagofootball.com

26mins

4 Aug 2015

Rank #19

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ChicagoFootball.com Bears Podcast [Ep 101]

In the inaugural ChicagoFootball.com Bears Podcast, our hosts Kevin Fishbain and Arthur Arkush tackle the major question ... who has the best beard on the Bears? Luckily, two-time Pro Bowler Kyle Long (14:10) helps answer that question in his interview, while also talking about Vic Fangio's attire at practice and if he could strike out Kyle Schwarber.WGN Radio's Adam Hoge (23:08) joins the guys to analyze the Bears' roster leading into the final preseason game and what to expect when cuts come down over the weekend, and Yahoo Sports' Eric Edholm (34:45) stops by to talk about the Bears from a national perspective and discuss the most overblown story lines of the offseason.Hub Arkush gives his take on the 2015 Bears as well as picks his NFL division winners, and Kevin and Arthur conclude with their Super Bowl picks.

53mins

2 Sep 2015

Rank #20