Chicago Bears 2014 Defensive Line Preview

Bears Score Big Upgrading Defensive LineBy: Alex CroweFootball is a game that is won and lost in the trenches. On any given play, at any given time, the outcome is determined by how the players on the line step up and take charge.On offense, those players in the trenches have systematic schemes, blocking packages, and prior knowledge of where the football is going. Their job is to...
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2014 NFL Standings and Playoff Projections Part 3 of 11: NFC North

The NFC North division can be a little tricky to predict in 2014. There are three legitimate contenders out of the four teams. There is strong possibility that multiple teams from the NFC North will punch their ticket to the 2014 NFL playoffs. NFC North1. Packers 12-4 (Division Champs)This really cannot be much of a shocker for this division. They have won multiple consecutive division...
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DE Jared Allen already having positive impact for Bears

Jared Allen isn’t trying to be a leader. The Bears already have linebacker Lance Briggs and cornerback Charles Tillman for that. So Allen prefers to sell himself as a new guy just trying to contribute, not as the Pro Bowl defensive end with the extroverted personality. Still, Allen’s impact, only one day into training camp, is palpable. Teammates and coaches already are lauding...
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5 days ago  |  Discuss

WEEKLY REWIND: Matt Forte’s hill, Jeremiah Ratliff’s health and Bears aren’t under the radar

We have finally reached training camp. The Bears have reported and have an actual practice under their belts. We will monitor the developments of camp closely but in the meantime, here’s what you might have missed from this week.   Jared Allen and Lamarr Houston headline improved pass rush. (Read) Jeremiah Ratliff’s health, performance key to the Bears season. (Read) Chicago...
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Chicago Bears: 5 Questions Heading into Training

The Chicago Bears are a huge dark horse favorite for the Lombardi trophy this year. In year two of the Trestman regime, the team has a lot of potential on both sides of the football and the numbers this team puts up on offense could be tops in the league. This team stills has plenty of holes though and is looking at a entire remake of the back end of their secondary, which brings...
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6 days ago  |  Discuss

Jared Allen and Lamarr Houston headline improved Bears pass rush

Last season’s defensive line produced only 31 sacks and was a large contributor to the defense being dead last in stopping the run. The Bears made a conservative effort to fix the line by signing veteran defensive ends Jared Allen and Lamarr Houston. Re-signing Jeremiah Ratliff and drafting Will Sutton and Ego Furguson provide depth up the middle. Julius Peppers is now in Green...
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10 days ago  |  Discuss

Could this player make the Hall of Fame based on his stats alone?

I thought we would do something a little different on NFL Draft Diamonds since the Football season is just a few weeks away.  I wanted to pick out several players that I feel are worthy of making the Hall of Fame, and wanted to see if their stats justify them.  Tell me what you think […] The post Could this player make the Hall of Fame based on his stats alone? appeared first...
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Lamarr Houston says that “Playing with Jared Allen is Like Stealing Money”

Still fiending for football over here…..and I know you’re thinking – “2 Lamarr Houston posts in 2 days?! What’s the deal?” And the answer is…I don’t know. Lamarr Houston and Jared Allen are both going to be Bears for the first time in their careers.  Houston will be in his 5th year coming from the [&hellip (Visited 1 times, 1 visits today) The post Lamarr Houston...
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Lamarr Houston: “Playing with Jared Allen is Like Stealing Money”

Bears defensive end Lamarr Houston raved about playing with Jared Allen during an interview with The Post Game. var ACE_AR = {Site: '898551', Size: '468060', CallType: 'IFRAME'}; Loading... ZergNet The post Lamarr Houston: “Playing with Jared Allen is Like Stealing Money” appeared first on Pro Football Zone.
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Marc Trestman: Time to return to Bears football

Chicago Bears coach Marc Trestman invited Mike Singletary, Mike Ditka, Otis Wilson and Gale Sayers to Halas Hall to speak to the club about what it means to be a Chicago Bear. “The one thing we’ve done this year, we’ve tried to bring, tried to do a little bit more — because we’ve got so many new faces — [is to bring in former players to explain] what being a Bear is...
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28 days ago  |  Discuss

Chicago Bears DE Jared Allen named top-10 in NFL, Nos. 11-20 revealed

When cover32 released its list of the top 10 defensive ends in the NFL today, there were some people angry about their favorite team’s top pass rusher not making the list. It made for a bit of spirited debate in the “Comments” section below the article. And it also begged another question: How close was Mr. Irate Fan’s DE to making the list? To provide an answer, the editors...
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July 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Bears Defensive Lineman Jared Allen Building a Home for Injured War Veteran

New Chicago Bears defensive linemen Jared Allen has been a big supporter of the men and women of the Armed Forces for years. During his days with the Minnesota Vikings he even formed a charity--Homes for Wounded Warriors Foundation--to help wounded veterans make their homes handicap accessible.Last week he returned to Minnesota in order to attend a special occasion for his charity...
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June 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Chicago Bears DE Jared Allen named top-10 in the NFL

Typically speaking, sports fans tend to worry about two things – the past and the future. They’ll debate who was the greatest player of all-time, while also spending hours discussing whether or not a rookie is going to be develop into an All-Pro. Both are fun exercises, things that keep fans engaged and the beer flowing at the local tavern. But they miss out on what is most important...
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June 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Rewind: Power Rankings, the Chicago Bears nickname, MVP odds, more

In case you missed it, the best columns from the cover32 universe this past week. National Columns - Top 10 in 2014: The best offensive tackles in the NFL today (READ) - Power Rankings: Rating NFL team nicknames from 1-32 (READ) - Ten teams that should have never passed on Colin Kaepernick (READ) - New NFL MVP odds for 2014 released (READ) You may also be interested in:Rewind...
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June 08, 2014  |  Discuss

WEEKLY REWIND: Jared Allen energized by change, Bears fans should relax on OTAs and NFC North threats

There are only seven weeks until the start of training camp but the Bears are already heating up. We had a fight this week and a new veteran is hyped about the season. Here’s what you missed this week. Don’t forget for the national rewind tomorrow.   Jared Allen is energized by change. (Read) Bears fans shouldn’t get too excited about OTAs. (Read) Players fighting, deal or...
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June 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Jared Allen is energized by change

New defensive end Jared Allen got to hit the field with his new team last week. Allen took part in OTAs and talked to the media to discuss him joining the Bears. “I think change is good if you allow it to be good,” said Allen. “It definitely energizes you.” Allen knew it was time to move on from Minnesota. He visited the Seattle Seahawks but ultimately left without a deal...
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June 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Eye Popping Stat About Jared Allen

Posted to Chicago BearsJared Allen seemed to have “lost gas” for the Minnesota Vikings. He simply didn’t produce as well on the field in 2013 as he did in past years, but there’s a reason why. In the last 3 years, Jared Allen has played 3,276 snaps for the Minnesota Vikings which is an average of over 68 per game. Defensive lineman are supposed to be rotated throughout the...
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May 29, 2014  |  Discuss

Jared Allen Ranks Among NFL’s Top 100

Posted to Monsters of the MidwayJared Allen was ranked #68 on the NFL’s list of Top 100 Players of 2014. http://sportsmockery.com/messageboard/wp-content/uploads/2014/05/Jared-Allen-Top-100.mp4 Should the new Bears sack master be rated higher? What do you think? Note: There is a poll embedded within this post, please visit the site to participate in this post's poll. 8 total...
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May 29, 2014  |  Discuss

5 Challenges the Packers will face this season

Even after a quality offseason where the Packers addressed several needs, Green Bay’s division rivals have made enough moves to pose serious threats to its chances at winning the division. Here are five challenges the Packers will face from within the NFC North. Defending Calvin Johnson With the additions of Golden Tate and Eric Ebron, the Detroit Lions have added enough complementary...
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May 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Brandon Marshall: Bears have done an ‘amazing job’ this offseason

Brandon Marshall, who recently signed a $30 million extension, is impressed with the Chicago Bears offseason. The Bears have revamped the defense after finishing 2013 last against the run.  The team has signed defensive ends Jared Allen, Lamarr Houston and Willie Young, plus re-signed cornerbacks Charles Tillmanand Tim Jennings and defensive tackle Jeremiah Ratliff. General...
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May 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Chicago Bears | Best & Worst Case Scenario for Round 1 of the NFL Draft

The Bears wasted no time in free agency to beef up one of their greatest weaknesses, the defensive line. Not only did they bring in the durable run stopping Lamarr Houston from the Raiders, but they also brought in the still producing and entertaining Jared Allen. Even with the big additions I don’t they they are done beefing up the defensive line. Unless someone falls to them...
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April 17, 2014  |  Discuss


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April 16, 2014  |  Discuss

GIF: Jared Allen Demolishes Ex-Bear Lance Louis, says “Bad Things Happen”

Sports Mockery – Jared Allen is a ‘mullet-headed’ freak of an athlete that is expected to wreak havoc on the Chicago Bears defensive line next year.  Allen unleashed that fury on former Chicago Bears offensive lineman, Lance Louis, on a breezy day back in 2012. Lance Louis was just jogging along, probably thinking about what he was going to buy with this week’s game check...
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April 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Chicago Bears: Allen signing key to defensive retooling

Jared Allen to the Chicago Bears is finally a reality. The defensive end recently signed a four-year, $32 million dollar deal with the team back in March, and the signing only helps bolster a unit that needs all the help it can get after struggling all season against both the run and pass. With the Vikings, Allen amassed 128.5 sacks, good for 12th all-time. The next closest is Lawrence...
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April 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Minnesota Nice or Not When Jared Allen Returns?

When the 2013 season ended, it was pretty apparent that the Minnesota Vikings were not interested in paying Jared Allen a high dollar amount to retain his services. And that’s fine. He’s an older guy, his production has been tapering off over the last couple of years, and the defense needed to get younger, not older. Letting Allen walk was a mutual decision that was probably...
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April 04, 2014  |  Discuss
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