SHEA MCCLELLIN RUMORS

Bears could surprise us with this defensive tackle

By now we all know general manager Phil Emery likes to throw in a curve ball when it comes to the draft. Kyle Long and Shea McClellin were surprises and no one saw Alshon Jeffery coming either. We also know Emery hasn’t exactly had a keen eye when it comes to drafting defensive players. With all the information we have, don’t be surprised if he picks Minnesota defensive tackle...
Via cover32 - Bears
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Is Shea McClellin the wildcard in the Chicago Bears LB corps?

The Chicago Bears have been extremely aggressive in trying to upgrade their defensive line through free agency this offseason. They have chosen the opposite approach, counting on in-house improvement, regarding the linebackers. The Bears’ defense ranked last in the league against the rush last year. They were also 25th of 32 teams in allowing 7.7 yards per pass attempt and tied...
Via The Sports Bank
21 days ago  |  Discuss

Chicago Bears offseason to do list – Defense

The sun shines a little brighter this year on Halas Hall during a cold Chicago winter. This time last year, GM Phil Emery had just selected his successor to Lovie Smith and there were many doubts whether the guy from Canada could get the job done. First time NFL coach Marc Trestman silenced many of those doubters during the 2013 campaign. Even with his team going a mediocre 8-8,...
Via isportsweb.com
February 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Chicago Bears Will Move Shea McClellin to Strong-Side Linebacker

The Chicago Tribune has confirmed that the Chicago Bears will move former DE Shea McClellin to strong-side linebacker. The change has been a long time coming, and will benefit both the Bears defense, as well as McClellin. From day one, McClellin just didn’t fit into the role of an NFL Defensive lineman. He has enough speed to rush the passer, and showed flashes of that during...
Via Sports Mockery
January 31, 2014  |  Discuss

Bears moving Shea McClellin to linebacker

getty images The Chicago Bears are moving 2012 first-round pick Shea McClellin to linebacker for 2014 according to the Chicago Tribune. McClellin has never had success as a pass-rusher and the Bears are hopeful that he could transform into a Bruce Irvin type linebacker. In two seasons since being drafted the 24-year-old McClellin has 6.5 sacks and 44 tackles.
Via Tireball.com
January 29, 2014  |  Discuss

The Chicago Bears will not have Shea McClellin against the Lions; Injured hamstring in practice

Last week Shea McClellin was a man among boys against the Green Bay Packers. He had a three sack performance and was the main reason that Aaron Rodgers left the game early.  Well according to the Chicago Tribune, McClellin was injured in practice yesterday and will not play against the Lions. “It happened yesterday, accidentally […]
Via NFL Draft Diamonds
November 08, 2013  |  Discuss

Bears Would Be Wise to Consider Moving McClellin to SAM 'backer

Chicago Bears head coach Marc Trestman and GM Phil Emery took to the podium at the NFL combine today to talk about the state of the franchise.  First up to talk today was Trestman who spoke about Urlacher and the progress of player and roster evaluation of the Bears. The most intriguing quote that came from Trestman was in regards to current defensive end Shea McClellin and...
Via Midway Illustrated
February 21, 2013  |  Discuss

Bears using McClellin as pass-rush specialist

The Chicago Bears are easing 1st-round pick Shea McClellin into their defensive system, primarily giving him reps with the second team defensive unit. However, according to the Chicago Sun-Times, McClellin has been getting on the field with the first team in nickel packages. The Bears haven’t publicly acknowledged that McClellin will be their the pass-rush specialist, but this...
Via DraftAce
August 13, 2012  |  Discuss

The Bears Den: July 19, 2012

"...where resentment rides high, but emotions won't grow."   NFL Offseason Grades - Chris Burke: (post-Forte contract) "...the core of this offense should be around for a few years. On the flip side, the OL is still a potential sieve that basically went ignored." [Video] A look ahead at Bears training camp - Bowen talks a lot of sense. Kaplan doesn...
Via 60 Max Power O
July 19, 2012  |  Discuss

Analyzing the tape Shea McClellin

Certainly the NFL draft hangover has worn off and we're now moving into OTAs and getting into the preparation for training camp.  The start of veteran mini camp is just over two weeks now so the focus is turning towards the players who are around from the team last year. Certainly we shouldn't lose focus on a few of the rookies, but I wanted to give my take on Shea McClellin...
Via Midway Illustrated
June 02, 2012  |  Discuss
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