What are some of the Bears' essentials at training camp? Click through the gallery for an inside look.
PATRICK MANNELLY, LONG SNAPPER -->
In addition to his recliner and TV, Mannelly says,“I brought my tea kettle this time. I have a green tea before practice. I like to get a little caffeine in me before practice. I got pictures from my daughter. Tint for the windows to keep it dark.”
Gould tries to sneak out a couple of mornings during camp and get in a round of golf before lunch.
Podlesh, along with Gould and Mannelly, tries to sneak out a couple of mornings during camp and get in a round before lunch.
BRIAN URLACHER, LINEBACKER -->
“I got a body pillow," Urlacher said. "I don’t use it at home. The bed’s not that comfortable and — I don’t know — I guess I like it here.”
MATT TOEAINA, DEFENSIVE TACKLE -->
The sixth-round pick in 2007 brings his laptop and iPad to ‘‘watch movies, rent videos and FaceTime with my kids and look at pictures of them.”
JOSH McCOWN, QUARTERBACK (top right) -->
“My iPad to read books.”
He’s reading Who Made God? by Ravi Zacharias and Norman Geisler, and Future Grace by John Piper.
BRANDON HARDIN, SAFETY -->
“A massage stick and a lacrosse ball to get out the knots.”