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Pete Prisco of CBS Sports revealed his picks for the most overrated and the most underrated player on each team in the National Football League. He went with the Detroit Lions Ndamukong Suh as the most overrated player in the entire NFL and he went with 49ers defensive end Ray McDonald as the most underrated player. For the Chicago Bears he had a player repeat from his 2011 overrated list and his most underrated Bear is a player that many Bears fans are expecting big things from in 2012. It shouldn't be a surprise, but Devin Hester repeated as his most overrated player on the Bears. Here's what he had to say; Yes, he's a nice return man. Not what he once was, but good. As a receiver, he isn't much. Yet you'd think he was a star. I understand why those in the media paint Hester as overrated, but I think it's more relevant to listen to his peers. For everything that Hester isn't, his peers consider him to be one of the most dynamic players in the ...

Chicago Bears 2012: 3 Players that Need to Have Huge Seasons in 2012.

Jay Cutler and Matt Forte are two players that need big season for the Chicago Bears in 2012. Okay, so it would be great if all the players on the team had a great year, but I think it’s fair to acknowledge that a good performance from certain players on the team is vital if Chicago are going to make a run for the playoffs. Let’s take a look at three of those players and why...

The Shanahan/Bates offense, part 3: Brandon Marshall and play action

Welcome back to the final installment of my look at the Denver Broncos offense that has made its way to Chicago. Today we're going to finish up the break-down of the Shanahan/Bates offense by looking at how the Broncos took advantage of their most deadly combination: the Cutler-to-Marshall pass. The short answer: play action, and lots of it. Head below the fold for the long answer...

The Bears Den: June 20, 2012

Sad sack fact: For Cutler to thrive, it's up to O-line - In Cutler's first three seasons with the Bears he has played in only 10 games in which the offense has given up fewer than 2 sacks. P.S. JWebb wants you to vote him to the Pro Bowl. Israel Idonije out for sacks this year - Playing lighter in attempt to get to the QB, would be happy to move inside on passing downs...

Matt Forte seems a bit optimistic about getting a new contract

Getty Images Chicago Bears running back Matt Forte seems a little optimistic that a new contract will get worked out soon.  He told the Chicago Sun-Times that the Bears and his reps have been talking, which is a very good sign. “We’ve been talking. That’s a good thing, and we’ll continue to talk, so that’s good news that we’re still talking. That’s about it.,” said...

The Bears Den: June 22, 2012

The NFL's top multipurpose weapons - Devin Hester makes the list... Knox wouldn't rule out returning this season - Says the team have not broached the subject of placing him on IR. USAToday team report - Special (ho-ho) Dave Toub edition. Follow WCG on Twitter; like us on Facebook. #PayDaSponge Why NFL training camps need more 'joint' practices - Lions'...

Bears video breakdown: Examining a Gregg Williams blitz versus Mike Martz

There has been a lot of talk about the weakness of the Chicago Bears' offensive line in protection and how bad J'Marcus Webb is.  There has been a smattering of discussion about Mike Martz and the seven step drops and no audibles. The strong majority of the discussion focuses on how bad J'Marcus Webb is as an offensive tackle.  While it is true that Webb has struggled...

Matt Forte Optimistic Regarding Contract Talks

Running back Matt Forte is optimistic regarding landing the new contract he covets with the Bears, according to the Chicago Sun-Times. Forte said, "Last year we were worlds apart, but it’s gotten better." Fantasy Spin: This is encouraging as Forte sat out all spring activities with the Bears while angling for a new deal. He has not yet made any threats suggesting that...

Israel Idonije staying on the edge

Bears DE Israel Idonije does not envision himself sliding inside to defensive tackle on passing downs this year, which means there is still a gaping hole at 3-technique behind Henry Melton.

Matt Forte is close to a new deal with the Bears and more in NFL Daily Digest.

Pay The Man: Chicago Bears RB Matt Forte appears to be calling a truce. When all is said and done, football players play football and they get paid by stepping on the field. Please click the link below to read this and other NFL headlines.

VIDEO: Earl Bennett at veteran minicamp

Film work and commentary on Chicago Bears wide receiver Earl Bennett from last week's three-day veteran minicamp.

VIDEO: Bears secondary at veteran minicamp

Watch Bears cornerback Charles Tillman work over Brandon Marshall in 1-one-1 drills, as well as D.J. Moore highlights and a big play by Tim Jennings on a Jay Cutler bomb.

VIDEO: Bears coverage drills

Watch our exclusive video of wide receivers and cornerbacks squaring off in 1-on-1 drills from Chicago Bears veteran minicamp.

Matthews has spare room for Harvin, Forte

GREEN BAY, Wis. -- Percy Harvin wants a trade from the Vikings, Matt Forte is unhappy with his contract with the Bears. Leave it to Packers star linebacker Clay Matthews to come up with a solution: Join the Packers! Matthews took to his Twitter account Wednesday afternoon to unofficially invite the two NFC North division rivals to be his roommates in Green Bay."Hey @Percy_Harvin...
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