Originally posted on FOX Sports  |  Last updated 7/23/13
Big changes hit the Bears with the force of a winter wind in Chicago. Now, it's time to see how all the moves play out. The Marc Trestman era kicks into a higher gear with the start of training camp this week and the Bears looking for more after missing the playoffs for the fifth time in six seasons. A second straight collapse cost former coach Lovie Smith his job. Now, the Bears are turning to Trestman, hoping he can connect with quarterback Jay Cutler and spark a stagnant offense. The offensive line has a new look after getting a makeover, and there's at least one big change on defense even if the system essentially remains the same - no more No. 54. Brian Urlacher, the longtime heart and soul of the team, is gone after his contract expired and the team was unable to reach a new deal with him. So yes, it was a busy offseason. With that in mind, five things to know heading into the first practice on Friday: 1. NEW LEADER: Trestman was a success as coach of the CFL's Montreal A...
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