The Chicago Bears open their training camp in less than one week on July 25. Although camp will offer many under-the-radar players the opportunity to make a name for themselves, it will also put the spotlight on those players that will be having a make-or-break camp.
Changes to the coaching staff will eliminate the bias and benefit of the doubt that some players have gotten in the past. This will likely make the majority of positions up for grabs.
The organization has been quick this offseason to not re-sign an aging Brian Urlacher and to trade Gabe Carimi, who was a first-round pick back in 2011. While it does not mean that all of those on this list are as good as gone, they may wind up fighting to retain their position heading into the 2013 season.
Here are five Chicago Bears facing make-or-break training camps: