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Intentional Grounding with Adam Hoge and Adam Jahns from WGN Radio 720

Intentional Grounding with Adam Hoge and Adam Jahns from WGN Radio 720
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Intentional Grounding with Adam Hoge and Adam Jahns from WGN Radio 720




Hoge and Jahns, Episode 177: Bears-Cardinals Postgame Show

A win is a win, even if it is ugly. Adam Hoge and Adam Jahns breakdown the Bears’ victory in Arizona, which put the team in first place, but still left behind plenty of questions about Mitchell Trubisky. Meanwhile, the defense was just dominant. How good can this unit be? The guys break it all down and bring you Matt Nagy’s comments on Trubisky from Arizona.


Hoge and Jahns, Episode 176: Week 3 Bears, NFL Preview

Adam Hoge and Adam Jahns share their final thoughts on the Bears’ 24-17 victory over Seattle before shifting their focus to this weekend’s game in the desert. They talk about the biggest question heading into the matchup with the winless Arizona Carinals, and make score predictions as well. Hoge and Jahns listen and react to voicemails from listeners and pick college and pro game against the spread. Listen below!


Hoge and Jahns, Episode 175: Bears-Seahawks Postgame Show

The Bears beat the Seattle Seahawks 24-17 on Monday Night Football to secure head coach Matt Nagy’s first career win. Adam Hoge and Adam Jahns breakdown all the action from Soldier Field. They share their thoughts on another strong performance from the defense and talk about Mitchell’s Trubisky’s up and down game. Later on, they listen and react to coach Nagy’s postgame press conference and give a quick preview on the Bears’ next opponent, the Arizona Cardinals.


Hoge and Jahns, Episode 174: Week 2 Bears, NFL Preview

Adam Hoge and Adam Jahns take one last look at the Bears’ 24-23 loss to the Packers. They discuss what led to the Bears blowing a 17-point halftime lead. Hoge and Jahns listen to a fiery batch of of voicemails left by listeners, and then look ahead to this week’s game, the team’s home opener against the Seattle Seahawks on Monday Night Football. After making bold predictions and guessing the final score, the guys pick games against the spread in both college and pro football. Listen below!


Hoge and Jahns, Episode 173: Bears-Packers Postgame Show

A tale of two halves. The Bears blew a 17-point halftime lead to the rival Green Bay Packers when they opened the season on Sunday Night Football at Lambeau Field. Adam Hoge and Adam Jahns share their thoughts on the positives and negatives from the disappointing loss that included a monster debut from Khalil Mack and another heart-breaking, game-winning touchdown pass from Aaron Rodgers to Randall Cobb. The guys listen and react to postgame comments from Mack and quarterback Mitchell...


Hoge and Jahns, Episode 172: Week 1 Bears, NFL Preview

The Bears open the regular season this Sunday night when they travel to Lambeau Field to play their longtime rival, the Green Bay Packers. Adam Hoge and Adam Jahns preview the game, make bold predictions, and talk about an interesting prop bet for the primetime matchup. The guys listen and react to the latest batch of listeners voicemails and pick college pro games against the spread. Feel free to call the Hoge & Jahns voicemail line (312-222-5050) before, during, or after the Bears-Packers...


Hoge and Jahns, Episode 171: Khalil Mack Is Really A Chicago Bear

The Bears shocked the NFL world over Labor Day weekend by pulling off a blockbuster trade for pass rusher Khalil Mack, who won Defensive Player of the Year honors in 2016 and is still only 27-years-old. Adam Hoge and Adam Jahns provide their thoughts on the trade in their latest podcast and discuss what it means for their 2018 outlook. Could the Bears actually make the playoffs? Also included in this episode are the full Khalil Mack, Matt Nagy and Ryan Pace press conferences from Halas Hall,...


Hoge and Jahns, Episode 170: Picking The Bears’ 53-Man Roster

Five wide receivers or six? How man offensive linemen? Who can play special teams? Cut day is around the corner, so Adam Hoge and Adam Jahns go through every positional group and make predictions on who will make the 53-man roster for the Bears. Hoge and Jahns listen and react to the first batch of listener voicemails. The guys wrap the show by making picks against the spread for the big college games this weekend.


Hoge and Jahns, Episode 169: Bears-Chiefs Postgame Show

Adam Hoge and Adam Jahns share their thoughts on the second-to-last preseason game, where the Bears beat the Kansas City Chiefs 27-20. The story, though, wasn’t Matt Nagy beating his mentor, Andy Reid, but Nagy’s decision to let most of the starters, including Mitchell Trubisky, sit out after their “best week of practice so far”. Hoge and Jahns listen and react to Nagy’s postgame press conference. The guys also talk about the game itself and the players who are still […]


Hoge and Jahns, Episode 168: Bears GM Ryan Pace Discusses Roquan Smith, Preseason And More

It’s time for our annual preseason sit-down with Bears general manager Ryan Pace, who discussed Roquan Smith’s holdout with us and many more topics. How serious are the injuries to Leonard Floyd and Adam Shaheen? Is Kevin White still a part of the future? Pace sat down with us for over 30 minutes, discussing his vision for the Bears, which now includes Matt Nagy, Mitch Trubisky and a new facility.


Hoge and Jahns, Episode 167: Bears Fly High In Denver (Part 2 of 2)

DENVER — With joint practices against the Broncos in the books, Adam Hoge and Adam Jahns are here to provide their thoughts from Day 2 in Denver. Snaps continue to be a problem and Hoge is determined to get to the bottom of the issue. Hear from Cody Whitehair, James Daniels, Matt Nagy and Mitch Trubisky as the discuss the snap problems in practice. Also, the guys preview Saturday’s game and what they hope to see from both sides of the ball.


Hoge and Jahns, Episode 166: Bears Fly High In Denver (Part 1 of 2)

DENVER — With Day 1 in the books at the Broncos’ facility, Adam Hoge and Adam Jahns are here with Part 1 of a two-part series from Denver. First, they discuss the end of Roquan Smith’s holdout and his chances of being ready by Week 1. They also bring you Danny Trevathan’s comments on the situation, including why he is proud of the rookie for holding his ground. The guys also discuss their observations from the Bears’ first practice against the Broncos.


Hoge and Jahns, Episode 165: Bears-Bengals Thoughts, Reaction

Thoughts on Thursday night’s game in Cincinnati. Mike Heller, who hosts sports radio shows in Milwaukee and Madison, joins Hoge and Jahns to preview the Packers. And the guys go off on the Roquan Smith situation.


Hoge and Jahns, Episode 164: Live From Bears Training Camp in Bourbonnais

Adam Hoge and Adam Jahns take the show on the road to Bears training camp at Olivet Nazarene University in Bourbonnais to record live after practice. They discuss the team’s performance against the Baltimore Ravens in the Hall of Fame Game, and the decisions on who played and who didn’t. Hoge and Jahns take questions from the fans listening live, including one about Roquan Smith’s contract negotiations. Later on, Pro Football Weekly’s Bob LeGere joins the guys to discuss Brian Urlacher as...


Hoge and Jahns, Episode 163: Roquan’s Holdout Continues; Bears Prep for Hall of Fame Game

Adam Hoge and Adam Jahns each take a side as the negotiations between the Bears and their first round pick, Roquan Smith continue. Smith remains the only unsigned draft pick from the entire 2018 draft class. Later on, the guys discuss whether the number interceptions Mitch Trubisky has thrown in training camp should be worrisome. Hoge and Jahns wrap up by talking about what they’ll be looking for when the Bears take the field in the Hall of Fame Game against the Baltimore Ravens on Thursday...


Hoge and Jahns, Episode 162: Anthony Miller Making Big First Impression

BOURBONNAIS, Ill. — Adam Hoge and Adam Jahns are back with their third podcast from training camp. The guys evaluate Mitch Trubisky’s camp so far and bring you his Friday press conference. They also discuss early camp standouts, including wide receiver Anthony Miller, who chatted with Hoge after practice. Also, former Bears head coach Dave Wannstedt was at practice Friday and had some criticism for Roquan Smith. We have the audio and the guys react.


Hoge and Jahns, Episode 161: Early Impressions From Bears Camp

BOURBONNAIS, Ill. — The Bears are now four practices into training camp and Hoge & Jahns are here to break down the first few days. What’s up with Danny Trevathan? How is Kevin White looking? And when is Roquan Smith going to show up? The guys discuss it all, and try to explain why Jay Cutler has goats.


Hoge and Jahns, Episode 160: Bears Report To Training Camp Without Roquan Smith

The boys are back in Bourbonnais, but there is no sign of first round draft pick Roquan Smith. Should Bears fans be worried about the rookie holding out? Adam Hoge and Adam Jahns discuss the situation and bring you GM Ryan Pace’s comments on the matter. The guys also discuss Matt Nagy’s first camp and how physical it will be. Finally, by request, Hoge & Jahns review the first two episodes of “Very Cavallari” and Jay Cutler’s performance.


Hoge and Jahns, Episode 159: Over/Unders For 2018 Bears Season

The Bears are in the middle of their summer break, but Adam Hoge and Adam Jahns are here to discuss key over/unders for the 2018 season. Can Mitch Trubisky throw for 3,500 passing yards? Is this the year Leonard Floyd reaches double-digit sacks? Plus, Hoge is throwing out the first pitch at the White Sox game. How bad will he blow it?


Hoge and Jahns, Episode 158: Bears Re-Sign Zach Miller

The Bears kicked off veteran minicamp week by re-signing tight end Zach Miller, who is still recovering from the horrible leg injury he suffered in New Orleans last season. Adam Hoge and Adam Jahns discuss why the Bears made the move and exactly what kind of role he will have since it’s unlikely Miller will actually play. The guys also recap the third week of OTAs and preview minicamp, which is going on this week at Halas Hall.