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Shea McClellin making the transition from defensive end to linebacker sheds 11 pounds

According to Dave Richards of CBS Sports, Chicago Bears' Shea McClellin has shed 11 pounds in his transition from defensive end to linebacker. McClellin has been spending his time this offseason working with trainer Scot Prohaska in California. He's says the work has helped him bring down his 40-yard dash time from 4.74 to 4.5 seconds.
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Chicago Bears Pick Up Another Weapon For Jay Cutler

The Chicago Bears picked up another veteran weapon for Jay Cutler on Monday by signing Josh Morgan to a one-year contract. A former 2008 sixth round pick out of Virginia Tech (No. 174 overall), Morgan has chalked up 199 career receptions for 2,488 yards and 11 touchdowns through 79 games (54 starts) in six seasons with the San Francisco 49ers (2008-11) and Washington Redskins ...
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Power Rankings: Chicago Bears have a top-2 offense in the NFL

The old adage is that “defense wins championships.” But more and more, that sounds like a cliché being echoed by a coach, analyst or fan intent on living in the past. Nowadays, offense makes the difference; at least most of the time. Looking for proof? Take a look at the teams that made the playoffs last season. The 12 teams who made the postseason all finished in the top-18...
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Bears eyeing quarterbacks in 2014 NFL Draft

The Chicago Bears signed quarterback Jay Cutler to a lucrative long-term deal, and Jordan Palmer has impressed coach Marc Trestman. However, the club has always have been open to bringing in a young quarterback via the draft to develop. This year's crop of quarterbacks is a deep group with one NFL personnel man saying there are up to twelve starting signal callers that could be selected.
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Bears wouldn’t mind drafting a QB that Marc Trestman can groom

Leading up to the NFL draft, which begins May 8, the Sun-Times will take a position-by-position look at the Bears’ needs and which players might be available to fill them. Jay Cutler has his lucrative long-term deal, and Jordan Palmer has the confidence of coach Marc Trestman. But the Bears always have been open to adding a young quarterback. It has been up for consideration...
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Will Shea McClellin 2.0 be more effective?

As the Chicago Bears get ready to kickoff their offseason program, it’s quite clear that a former first-round pick has been already been working hard this offseason.   Shea McClellin after 10 wks with me. Shea “I’ve never been under 14% Body fat” #ProhaskaPower#ChicagoBears#NFLpic.twitter.com/Zza1aOETf5 — Scot Prohaska (@ScotProhaska) April 18, 2014 completely re-shaped...
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Why Taking Two DB’s in the First Two Rounds isn’t Necessary

Chicago Bears Football – HELL NO! Why would you take two defensive back’s in the first two rounds when they most likely wouldn’t play this season? I can find excellent value in the mid to late rounds, players who have the length, speed and talent to compete with anyone and they would also fit the Bears zone scheme better. In Response To Bears Mock Draft   The Front 7 Make...
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Bears land a veteran wide receiver

Today, the Chicago Bears signed former Washington Redskins wide out Josh Morgan. The 6-foot-1, 220-pounder played for the Redskins for the past two seasons, spending the first four years of his career with the San Francisco 49ers. Morgan has 199 receptions for 2,488 yards and 11 touchdowns in his career. Morgan was selected by the […] The post Bears land a veteran wide receiver...
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Chicago Bears: Safety Makes Sense in 2014 NFL Draft

With the 14th pick in the 2014 NFL Draft, the Chicago Bears select…Haha Clinton-Dix. It has to be Clinton-Dix…. Or maybe Louis Nix III.Or maybe Aaron Donald. Or maybe Calvin Pryor. Or maybe, just maybe, Darqueze Dennard.For the Chicago Bears, nobody is really sure what will happen next month when the big day arrives. They may decide that safety is the area they want to improve...
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Chicago Bears sign WR Josh Morgan

The Chicago Bears announced Monday that they have signed wide receiver Josh Morgan to a one-year contract. Morgan, 6-1, 220-pounds, played his first six NFL seasons with the San Francisco 49ers (2008-11) and Redskins (2012-13), catching 199 passes for 2,488 yards and 11 touchdowns in 79 games. Morgan had 20 catches for 214 yards in 14 games in 2013. He also averaged 19.9 yards...
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Why is Brandon Marshall Excited?

Chicago Bears Football — It appears that wide receiver Brandon Marshall is very positive about the potential number three wideout Marquess Wilson for next season. Earl Bennett is no longer with the Bears due to a contract dispute, so Wilson is the next man up and he could provide a huge bolster to the roster. “I really want to talk about Marquess Wilson. He came down and trained...
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Bears looking for long term solutions at linebacker in NFL Draft

According to Patrick Finley of the Chicago Sun-Times, the Chicago Bears will be looking to target a middle linebacker in the 2014 NFL Draft. Second-year player Jon Bostic is moving to the outside this year and the team hopes he'll develop into replacement for fellow Lance Briggs. That leaves a void behind current D.J. Williams in the middle.
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Bears mock draft #1

After four months of evalutions, game tape, and personal interviews, the Chicago Bears will soon be on the clock for the 2014 NFL Draft. Here’s one early look at how things might shake out, following an offseason full of player signings and some necessarly deletions. Draft capsules courtesy of The Slant…2014 NFL Draft Guide.  For expanded coverage, visit www.theslantdraftguide.com Round [...]
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National Rewind: Offseason Power Rankings, Chicago Bears mock draft pick, more

While the NBA and NHL playoffs are now in full swing, the NFL never rests. Here are the best national columns from the cover32 universe this week. National Columns - The top-10 cornerbacks in the NFL Draft. (READ) - POWER RANKINGS: Grading each teams offseason performance so far. (READ) - NFL Mock Draft Round 1 version 1.0 (READ) - The 10 best games on the 2014 NFL schedule ...
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Josh McCown is a beast in basketball (Must See)

New Tampa Bay Buccaneers starting quarterback Josh McCown is quite the basketball player. At a charity event this weekend Josh McCown tore up you need to see these videos. http://dailysnark.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/04/JoshMcCown3.gif http://dailysnark.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/04/JoshMcCown2.gif http://dailysnark.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/04/JoshMcCown1.gif Chicago are you...
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