Bears Banter: The BGO Podcast: Episode 23: Aaron Leming Preview the Season!

OAKLAND, CA - OCTOBER 09: Khalil Mack #52 of the Oakland Raiders reacts during their game against the San Diego Chargers at Oakland-Alameda County Coliseum on October 9, 2016 in Oakland, California. (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)
OAKLAND, CA - OCTOBER 09: Khalil Mack #52 of the Oakland Raiders reacts during their game against the San Diego Chargers at Oakland-Alameda County Coliseum on October 9, 2016 in Oakland, California. (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images) /
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Aaron Leming joins the latest edition of the podcast as we preview the Chicago Bears season!

In the latest edition of the BGO Podcast, we chat with Aaron Leming from Bear Report and other Bears’ outlets. Aaron is a tremendous Bears’ insider who has broken several big stories before the big boys. He has the pulse of the team and a great football mind to boot.

Aaron chats with BGO about the Khalil Mack trade and how it impacts the defense, the new weapons on offense and what to expect from Mitch Trubisky. Plus, plenty more including predictions on the season and the game coming up against the Green Bay Packers!

Check out the podcast below! And you can also check out this podcast and all the archived podcasts (including Mitch Trubisky from a few weeks ago) on iTunes! You can also go to podcasts on iTunes and search, “Bears Banter.”

There’s plenty of great info from Aaron there, but to me, the best stuff is him just talking about the defense with Mack and how he can impact the other positions. He will absolutely elevate the other players on that defense. Every single player on that unit is now better because of the presence of Mack. The amount of single-teams that Akiem Hicks and Eddie Goldman (and Leonard Floyd) are going to face now will make that significantly better defenders. This defense is going to be exciting.

Offensively, Aaron is cautiously optimistic. Everything relies on the right arm of Mitch Trubisky, so until we seem him truly break out, it’s hard to know exactly what this offense is. Even is Mitch is okay, the offense will be okay. As long as Mitch isn’t Blaine Gabbert bad, the offense should be good enough to win them some games with the defense shutting down opponents.

Make sure you check out the link below to hear our exclusive interview with Mitch Trubisky!

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About the Podcast: Bears Banter is the Chicago Bears Podcast brought to you by Bear Goggles On and powered by the FanSided network. Hosted by BGO editor and featured writer Bill Zimmerman, Bill speaks with the newsmakers and news breakers that surround the Bears’ franchise and discusses all the news surrounding the team.