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Bears looking for long term solutions at linebacker in NFL Draft

According to Patrick Finley of the Chicago Sun-Times, the Chicago Bears will be looking to target a middle linebacker in the 2014 NFL Draft. Second-year player Jon Bostic is moving to the outside this year and the team hopes he'll develop into replacement for fellow Lance Briggs. That leaves a void behind current D.J. Williams in the middle.
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Bears mock draft #1

After four months of evalutions, game tape, and personal interviews, the Chicago Bears will soon be on the clock for the 2014 NFL Draft. Here’s one early look at how things might shake out, following an offseason full of player signings and some necessarly deletions. Draft capsules courtesy of The Slant…2014 NFL Draft Guide.  For expanded coverage, visit www.theslantdraftguide.com Round [...]
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Brandon Marshall expects big things from Marquess Wilson

The release of Earl Bennett in Chicago opens up a clear path for Marquess Wilson to be the Bears’ third receiver next season. Coach Marc Trestman would only say that Wilson will have “a chance to compete” for that job, but one of the two receivers definitely ahead of Marshall on the depth chart is expecting a bit more than that. Brandon Marshall said in an interview with CBSSports...
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National Rewind: Offseason Power Rankings, Chicago Bears mock draft pick, more

While the NBA and NHL playoffs are now in full swing, the NFL never rests. Here are the best national columns from the cover32 universe this week. National Columns - The top-10 cornerbacks in the NFL Draft. (READ) - POWER RANKINGS: Grading each teams offseason performance so far. (READ) - NFL Mock Draft Round 1 version 1.0 (READ) - The 10 best games on the 2014 NFL schedule ...
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WR Brandon Marshall expecting a big year out of new No. 3 receiver Marquess Wilson

Chicago Bears WR Brandon Marshall has high expectations for new No. 3 wideout Marquess Wilson while training together in South Florida. Wilson (6'4, 184), was drafted in the seventh round of the 2013 NFL Draft out of Washington State. He had two catches for 13 yards as a rookie, but he will now take the role of the departed Earl Bennett. He's expected to become Chicago...
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Josh McCown is a beast in basketball (Must See)

New Tampa Bay Buccaneers starting quarterback Josh McCown is quite the basketball player. At a charity event this weekend Josh McCown tore up you need to see these videos. http://dailysnark.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/04/JoshMcCown3.gif http://dailysnark.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/04/JoshMcCown2.gif http://dailysnark.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/04/JoshMcCown1.gif Chicago are you...
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Cornerback Pierre Desir on Bears' radar

The Chicago Bears' search to find a tall cornerback to eventually replace veteran Charles Tillman led the team’s Director of College Scouting Marty Barrett to attend the private Pro Day last month of Lindenwood’s Pierre Desir, according to a source present at the workout. In his latest mock draft, ESPN NFL Draft Analyst Mel Kiper Jr. projects the 6-foot-1, 198 pound Desir...
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Weekly Rewind: Justin Gilbert or Darqueze Dennard, Bears draft a safety and Ryan Shazier could be it

We continued to breakdown the draft this week as the May 8 date is quickly approaching. Here’s what you missed this week and don’t forget to look for the national rewind tomorrow.   Is Justin Gilbert or Darqueze Dennard a better fit for the Bears? (Read) Bears pick a safety in our first mock draft. (Read) Ryan Shazier could be on the Bears’ radar. (Read) Bears in a marquee...
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Brandon Marshall runs 24 MPH on a treadmill (Video)

We’ve seen Chad Johnson run at a pretty high rate of speed on a treadmill. Now Bears wide receiver Brandon Marshall decided to give it a shot by running at 24 MPH on a slight incline. h/t Bleacher Report var ACE_AR = {Site: '898551', Size: '468060', CallType: 'IFRAME'}; Need NFL Tickets? Loading... ZergNet The post Brandon Marshall...
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Chicago Bears: Why drafting safety is Bears’ biggest need

We all know what happened. It was Week 17, and the Chicago Bears had a chance to clinch the NFC North with a win over the rival Green Bay Packers. Safety Chris Conte’s poor play had been the subject of much of the criticism the Bears had gotten all of last year, and the team’s playoff hopes came crumbling down in what was an all too familiar scene for Bears fans — Conte had...
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Chicago Bears have workout with Virginia-Lynchburg, CB, Keith Lewis

Per source, Virginia-Lynchburg cornerback Keith Lewis had a workout for the Chicago Bears. The talented cornerback has also visited the Oakland Raiders. Trifecta numbers of height (6'0), weight (197) and speed (4.45 forty) are all in favor of Lewis. His arrows have been pointing up since January when he played at the Medal of Honor Bowl, where he has impressed scouts ever si...
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Chicago Bears | Best & Worst Case Scenario for Round 1 of the NFL Draft

The Bears wasted no time in free agency to beef up one of their greatest weaknesses, the defensive line. Not only did they bring in the durable run stopping Lamarr Houston from the Raiders, but they also brought in the still producing and entertaining Jared Allen. Even with the big additions I don’t they they are done beefing up the defensive line. Unless someone falls to them...
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The Chicago Bears are playing in one of the 10 best NFL games in 2014

After much anticipation, it is now believed that the NFL will release its 2014 schedule on Tuesday, April 22. At that point, we’ll find who plays who, from Week 1 to Week 17, including all of the primetime and national TV games; that’ll provide fans with somewhat of a road map for the season. But some games are going to be so attractive that it doesn’t matter when they’re...
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Chicago Bears ‘New Look’ defense needs ‘Old School’ results

The Chicago Bears spent their offseason giving their defense a makeover and hoping for better results. All Pro defensive end Julius Peppers was sent walking, defensive linemen Henry Melton, and Corey Wooten were also allowed to take their talents elsewhere. While the names are big, their impact on the 2013 Chicago Bears was anything but. The Bears last season sported, perhaps,...
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Why the Chicago Bears should trade up in the first round

After overhauling a defense that cost the team several victories last season, the Chicago Bears look poised to compete in a division that should have two of the strongest offenses in the NFL (Detroit and Green Bay). Even so, to be a legitimate contender in the strong NFC North, Chicago must trade up in the […] The post Why the Chicago Bears should trade up in the first round appeared...
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