Posted April 28, 2012 on AP on Fox
Shea McClellin knows he has a lot to prove after being drafted 19th overall by the Chicago Bears. However, the defensive end-linebacker says his health is not one of those issues. An NFL Network report had said McClellin had three concussions while playing at Boise State. ''It did bother me a little bit,'' McClellin said Friday. ''I don't know where the reports came from. I had one concussion in 2010. I didn't miss a game. I missed one practice; they kept me out. In 2009, it wasn't really a concussion. I had concussion-like symptoms, but I was sick before that. It was more precautionary, and it wasn't really a concussion.'' In essence, McClellin said he had only one actual concussion. ''I changed my helmet up this last year and I haven't had a problem since,'' he said. ''So I'm good to go; no worries for me.'' McClellin knows he'll have to live up to the faith the Bears put in him by sel...

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