Bears Post-Senior Bowl Needs and Potential Targets

Embed from Getty Images Every year the Senior Bowl puts on one of the biggest scouting events of the year with over 100 prospects looking to catch the eye of a team.  The beauty of the Senior Bowl is that every year there are multiple prospects that improve their position in the draft or even move into the range of being “draftable.”  Since 2012 there have been 30 prospects...
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2016 Chicago Bears free agents

Here is the 2016 Chicago Bears free agent list: Sam Acho, OLB Alan Ball, CB Josh Bellamy, WR Vladimir Ducasse, G Matt Forte, RB Rob Housler, TE Alshon Jeffery, WR Jarvis Jenkins, DE Marc Mariani, WR Sherrod Martin, S Shea McClellin, ILB Sherrick McManis, CB Zach Miller, TE Will Montgomery, C Ryan Mundy, S Tracy Porter, CB Chris Prosinski, S Jacquizz Rodgers, RB Deonte Thompson,...
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7 players the Bears must move on from in 2016

The Chicago Bears need to revamp their roster this offseason. In order to bring in fresh talent, they need to first part ways with the players who have grown stale.There are a couple players who might get cut for the cap savings. The other players on this list have contracts expiring this spring and may not be back in Chicago for the 2016 season.The Bears must move on from the following...
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19 days ago  |  Discuss

Chicago Bears Could Lose 18 Players to Free Agency in 2016

Tweet +1 Like Share Pin Reddit The Chicago Bears are bracing for what could prove to be a very active free agency...
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27 days ago  |  Discuss

Bears 2016 free agents

Here are the Chicago Bears free agents for the 2016 season: Matt Forte - RB                                 Alan Ball - CB      Shea McClellin  - ILB        Ryan Mundy - SS              Alshon Jeffery - WR        Jarvis Jenkins - DE            Sherrick McManis - CB   Will Montgomery - C      Vladimir Ducasse...
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NFL Rumors: Bears, Bills, Dolphins, Jets, & Ravens

Bears Bears ILB Shea McClellin says he’d “love to be back,” but also added he wants to remain an inside linebacker after moving around positions his first four seasons in the league. (Patrick Finley) Bills Bills G Richie Incognito say’s he’s a “Buffalo guy” and that he wants to remain with the team, adding. “I love it here. My teammates have been great, the...
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January 04, 2016  |  Discuss

Bears' Jeffery doubtful for game against Tampa Bay

LAKE FOREST, Ill. (AP) Chicago Bears receiver Alshon Jeffery was listed as doubtful for Sunday's game against Tampa Bay because of a hamstring injury. Jeffery was hurt in last week's loss to Minnesota. The Bears' top receiver, he has played in just nine games this season because of a variety of injuries. Chicago (5-9) also listed linebacker Shea McClellin as doubtful because...
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December 25, 2015  |  Discuss

Dear Santa: please bring the Bears….

Ten wishes for a Chicago Bears Christmas: 1. Defense, Defense, Defense…The Bears will improve when the team once again has a playmaker (or two) on the attack unit. Help is needed at all three levels, but a glaring hole exists at inside linebacker. Time has almost run out on the Shea McClellin experience, at least as a front-line starter. Christian [...]
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December 24, 2015  |  Discuss

Bears Shea McClellin Going Through Concussion Protocol

According to Patrick Finley of the Chicago Sun-Times, Bears linebacker Shea McClellin suffered a concussion during Sunday’s 38-17 loss to the Minnesota Vikings. Head coach John Fox said Monday that McClellin is now under NFL concussion protocol.     McClellin ended up playing every snap against the Vikings and felt concussion symptoms after...
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December 22, 2015  |  Discuss

Bears LB Timu records team-high nine tackles in first career start

Chicago Bears linebacker John Timu was making his first career start against the Minnesota Vikings on Sunday, but that didn't stop him from having a productive outing. He led the team with nine tackles (eight solo), including one for a loss.Via Brad Biggs of the Chicago Tribune:Timu (6-0, 247 lbs.) joined the Bears as an undrafted free agent this offseason. The former Washington...
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December 22, 2015  |  Discuss

DC Vic Fangio says LB Shea McClellin 'was off kilter a little bit'

Chicago Bears defensive coordinator Vic Fangio said despite a rough performance against the Redskins this past Sunday, he still sees linebacker Shea McClellin as the future at the middle linebacker position. “Yes, [I think he can be the long-term solution at the position],” Fangio said, via ESPN. “He didn't play as well [against the Redskins] as he had been playing up to this...
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December 17, 2015  |  Discuss

Build the Perfect Diet for Yourself: A DIY Guide

It's hard to eat right, let alone follow a perfect diet, especially when you're juggling classes, practices, work and homework. But you can certainly strive to improve your daily nutrition, whether you're a great cook or a college kid on a budget who can barely boil water. RELATED: The Meal Plan That Helped Shea McClellin Add 11 Pounds of Muscle Path to a Perfect Diet Here...
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December 17, 2015  |  Discuss

Chicago Bears Need to Say “Bye” to Shea McClellin in 2016

Last week against the St. Louis Rams the Chicago Bears were inspiring hope among all of their devoted fans by a thorough dismantling of the stumbling St. Louis Rams. We saw players like Jeremy Langford and Zach Miller have breakout performances along with significant plays from guys like Tracy Porter and Shea McClellin, but this week the only standout performances came from the...
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November 23, 2015  |  Discuss

Shea McClellin and the Bears Defense Shut Down Todd Gurley

The NFL has gone high-tech. New for the 2015 season, every player has a tracker embedded in his shoulder pads that collects data like velocity, distance traveled and proximity to opposing players. Zebra Technologies is the company behind the tech, and the insights they provide are letting fans see the game in a whole new light. Week 10 produced more impressive data, and many of...
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November 19, 2015  |  Discuss

Shea McClellin led Bears with nine tackles in first game back

The Chicago Bears got a huge lift in Week 10, when starting inside linebacker Shea McClellin returned from a knee injury that forced him to the sideline for three games.McClellin led the team with nine tackles in his first game back, as the Bears beat the St. Louis Rams 37-13 last Sunday. He also forced a momentous fumble and recovered it himself.Vic Fangio's 3-4 defense is starting...
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November 17, 2015  |  Discuss

Chicago Bears: 3 takeaways from the win against the Rams

The Chicago Bears continued to play well for a second week in a row as they dominated the St. Louis Rams 37-13. The Bears were clicking on both sides of the ball on Sunday afternoon and will have to do the same this week as they take on the Denver Broncos at Soldier Field. With the win, the Bears moved to 4-5 on the season and although a playoff berth is still unlikely, if the Bears...
November 16, 2015  |  Discuss

Report: Shea McClellin's knee injury only a 'short-term' problem

The Chicago Bears will be without their best inside linebacker but maybe not for long. Shea McClellin hurt his knee against the Kansas City Chiefs in Week 5, but Brad Biggs of the Chicago Tribune is describing it as only a "short-term" injury.McClellin will rest his knee this weekend, when the Bears take on the Lions at Ford Field. In preparation for Sunday, Chicago will bolster...
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October 14, 2015  |  Discuss

Bears ILB Shea McClellin carted into locker room vs. Chiefs

Chicago Bears inside linebacker Shea McClellin was carted into the locker room with a knee injury during the team's Week 5 matchup against the Kansas City Chiefs. Shortly after that, the Bears ruled him out for the remainder of the game.McClellin was injured while making a tackle on the first play of the second half. He left the game with a team-leading five tackles (four solo).Before...
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October 11, 2015  |  Discuss

Only one player has played every defensive snap for the Bears in 2015

The Chicago Bears have dug deep into their defensive rotation, as D-coordinator Vic Fangio has spread plenty of snaps around to all of his reserves.Only one player has been on the field for all of Chicago's defensive snaps this season, and the name might surprise you.According to Adam Jahns of the Chicago Sun-Times, it's linebacker Shea McClellin.McClellin leads the team in tackles...
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October 06, 2015  |  Discuss

John Fox says LB Shea McClellin is 'getting better everyday'

Chicago Bears coach John Fox took the time to talk about linebacker Shea McClellin and his move from defensive end to inside linebacker. He was drafted in the first round (19th overall) of the 2012 NFL Draft, but hasn't been able to carve a role out on defense; however, his move to inside linebacker could be the one that works out. “I thought he did well [against Miami],” Fox...
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October 04, 2015  |  Discuss

Urlacher compares McClellin to himself, says he was out of position

Throughout their franchise history, the Chicago Bears have established a tradition of fielding great linebackers. Brian Urlacher, selected ninth overall in the 2000 NFL Draft, was one of them. He played middle linebacker for the Bears for 13 years and made eight Pro Bowls before retiring after the 2012 season. The Bears are now counting on Shea McClellin to step up at inside linebacker...
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September 09, 2015  |  Discuss

John Fox says former first round pick LB Shea McClellin is 'getting better every day'

Chicago Bears coach John Fox took the time to talked about linebacker Shea McClellin and his move from defensive end to inside linebacker. He was drafted in the first round (19th overall) of the 2012, but hasn't been able to carve a role out on defense; however, his move to inside linebacker could be one that works out. “I thought he did well [against Miami],” Fox said...
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August 23, 2015  |  Discuss

Shea McClellin taking control of Bears' defense

Fourth-year linebacker Shea McClellin is taking on more of a leadership role for the Chicago Bears' defense. He's calling the signals at middle linebacker in defensive coordinator Vic Fangio's new 3-4 scheme, according to Adam Jahns of the Chicago Sun-Times."You’re kind of the quarterback of the defense," McClellin said, per the Sun-Times. "And that’s something I’ve never really...
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August 03, 2015  |  Discuss

Chicago Bears’ Shea McClellin Ready for Opportunity with new Regime

MINNEAPOLIS, MN – DECEMBER 28: Shea McClellin #50 of the Chicago Bears tackles Charles Johnson #12 of the Minnesota Vikings during the second quarter of the game on December 28, 2014 at TCF Bank Stadium in Minneapolis, Minnesota. (Photo by Hannah Foslien/Getty Images) Chicago Bears fans and even NFL experts were surprised when then-genreral manager Phil Emery made his first ever...
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July 14, 2015  |  Discuss

LB Shea McClellin feeling no pressure in make or break season

Chicago Bears defensive coordinator Vic Fangio moved Shea McClellin to inside linebacker this offseason and the change could save his career in the Windy City. McClellin, the 19th overall pick in the 2012 draft, failed at both defensive end and outside linebacker in the team's old 4-3 scheme, Fangio is giving him another shot on the inside in the new 3-4 defense. “I feel...
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June 28, 2015  |  Discuss
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