Found August 06, 2012 on The Sports Bank:
I’ll admit it: it’s way too early to predict who will make the final roster and who will be on the outside looking in come September. It’s only the middle of week 2 in Bourbonnais. But a few players have been making headlines at Bears camp for different reasons. Let’s take a look at who’s getting camp off on the right foot and who might be on the bubble after a poor start.   Stock Up   Stephen Paea, DT Stephen Paea has been turning heads for all the right reasons. The former second round pick has been taking all the snaps with the first defensive team at nose tackle since August 2nd, leapfrogging incumbent Matt Toeaina. Paea missed 5 games last year due to a knee injury, but now he claims to be in the best shape of his life. He’s been improving his speed off the line to pair with his brute strength. With a record 49 reps of 225 lbs on the bench press at the 2011 NFL Combine, there’s no question Paea has the raw power to become a force. But defensive coordinator Rod Marinelli has be...
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