Posted June 20, 2013 on
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Chicago Bears season outlook: Defensive line

We’ll be switching sides of the ball today and looking at the Bears’ defensive line for the upcoming 2013 season.  The D-line has been a stronger part of the team in recent years, and it will look to continue the trend.  Chicago lost Israel Idonije via free agency and let go of Matt Toeaina in the offseason.  But the Bears did however sign former New Orleans Saint Sedrick...

Chicago Bears All-22 Tape Break Down: Shea McClellin's Versatility

During mini-camp the Bears did a lot of experimentation with their fronts, their blitz packages and different ways in which they were going to use their best pass rushers.  They showed looks that had some 3 down linemen 4 linebacker looks, 4 defensive ends at once, and flipping Melton outside and Peppers or Wootton inside.  They even had Shea McClellin roving around in gaps as...

Chicago Bears Rookie Report Card: OTAs & Minicamps

“We will practice fast...Unless I tell you it’s a different speed, it’s full speed, we’re rolling.”Special teams coordinator Joe DeCamillis left no margin for questions when addressing Bears rookies during rookie minicamp in May.The philosophy comes from the top down; Marc Trestman has decided to place a premium on full speed practices that leave players focused and ready...

2013 NFC North preview

Here’s a team-by-team rundown of how the NFC North is shaping up for 2013. Chicago Bears – Very seldom does a team’s identity shift so drastically in so short a time. Gone is defensive whiz and longtime Chicago figurehead Brian Urlacher, and now running the offense is mysterious guru and alleged x-factor Marc Trestman. The offense is stacked with talent, and now Jay Cutler...

Can Alshon Jeffery Make the Fantasy Leap in Year Two For the Bears?

I was searching around the web, just looking for some content for my upcoming Injury Report, which you can listen to on Wednesdays at 10:30pm ET, 7:30pm PT (shameless plug, sorry) and came across an interesting name that sort of perplexed me a little bit: Alshon Jeffery. Why is he perplexing? He’s a young player (entering his 2nd year) who showed some flashes of brilliance in his...

Bears embrace football sabermetrics with hire

Chicago Bears General Manager Phil Emery has long been an advocate of statistical data analysis as an evaluation tool. He confirmed that with the hiring of Mitchell Tanney as the club’s director of analytics. Emery alluded to the importance of statistical research after last season as a way to self-analyze and scout. Tanney comes to the Bears from STATS LLC, [...]

VIDEO: Martellus Bennett at Minicamp

A collection of passing plays from Chicago Bears veteran minicamp involving tight end Martellus Bennett.

VIDEO: 1-on-1 Drills (Part III)

We bring you the final installment of 1-on-1 drills between receivers and defensive backs at Chicago Bears veteran minicamp.
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