Found July 12, 2012 on Midway Illustrated:
No Chicago Bears rookie in the last decade, may be under as much pressure to perform as defensive end Shea McClellin. The high expectations don't come from the need for McClellin to perform at a high level right away, they come from what he represents to the future. Rookie pass rushers selected in the first two rounds are not expected to produce at a high level.  McClellin shouldn't have high expectations of him as a rookie based on past rookie performance. McClellin will be judged based on future performance and what he means to the future of the franchise. With the Bears' defense filled with aging superstars, McClellin was drafted to be a cornerstone of the defense for the next decade.  In much the same way Bears fans are thinking about a replacement for Brian Urlacher, McClellin is eventually going to be called upon to replace Julius Peppers. Peppers enters the third year of a six year contract he signed with the Bears and most NFL players take three years to...
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