Chicago Bears: Wherever it its; Get James Daniels with the starters
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By Parker Hurley

Matt Nagy was adamant on Saturday night that he is not going to mix up the center position after James Daniels strong performance Week One of the preseason

We all saw what James Daniels could do at center in his NFL debut. The movement skills showed a tremendous ceiling and showed a player who was beyond his level of competition. It had many in the media questioning what the team would do with the rookie second-round pick.

Daniels came into camp competing with Eric Kush as a backup left guard. The injury to Hroniss Grasu has left more snaps open at backup center. While Ryan Pace and company said that the plan was for Daniels to transition to guard, it is hard to argue how natural he looked at his college position at center. Does the team move Cody Whitehair to guard, a position he was slotted to play in college, freeing up snaps for Daniels at center?

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After the first practice post preseason week one, the answer is nope. Daniels took his regular spot as the backup center. Nagy mentioned that the team has no plans of moving Whitehair to...



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