Chicago Bears vs Carolina Panthers: Early Odds

The Bears travel to Carolina on Sunday to square off with the Panthers. Both these teams are coming into this game banged up. The Bears have 6 key players, all questionable for Sunday and although Brandon Marshall is not listed, the Bears are reevaluating his ankle injury. The Panthers don’t have anyone noteworthy to play RB with DeAngelo Williams doubtful and they lack a weapon...
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The Meal Plan That Helped Shea McClellin Add 11 Pounds of Muscle

Shea McClellin had to change everything about his body and he didn’t have much time. After being drafted 19th overall by the Chicago Bears in 2012, McClellin bulked up to play
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Chicago Bears Expect Shea McClellin Back Soon

Injuries were what killed the Chicago Bears defense in 2013.  They have hit hard again in 2014, but some good news came in for once on linebacker Shea McClellin. Marc Trestman Expects Him Back In A Couple Weeks As it stands McClellin was quickly declared out for the pivotal contest on Sunday against the Green Bay Packers.  It’s a tough loss.  Chicago was just starting to see...
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NFL Notes: Bears, Broncos, Ravens, Steelers, Texans, & Vikings

  Bears LB Shea McClellin (hand) will miss Week 4’s game against the Packers. (Dan Wiederer) Broncos WR Demaryius Thomas said that his unresolved contract situation has not had any impact on his slow start to the 2014 season. “Nah, the contract is not part of it. The contract is going to work out by itself. I can’t really do nothing about it,” Thomas said, via Mark...
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Who Is Chicago Bears New Linebacker Darryl Sharpton?

Always on the lookout for depth wherever they can find it, the Chicago Bears added linebacker Darryl Sharpton.  What does he bring to the table? Shea McClellin Injury and Jon Bostic Switch Create Depth Issue Typically when players are signed so late in free agency it’s because a team has developed depth concerns at the back end of their roster.  That has become true for Chicago...
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UPDATE: Jon Bostic Pushing Shea McClellin For Starting Job

Roster competition is the bloodline of the new Chicago Bears mantra, and one may be getting a reboot between Jon Bostic and Shea McClellin. By the end of the preseason the defensive roster was set.  McClellin had rightfully earned his chance to start at strong side linebacker.  His ability in to rush the passer along with speed and athleticism made it a much better fit for him...
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Bears LB McClellin to miss Packers game

LAKE FOREST, Ill. (AP) Chicago Bears linebacker Shea McClellin will miss his second straight game because of a hand injury. Coach Marc Trestman called McClellin ''week to week'' and said he will not play Sunday against Green Bay. McClellin sat out Monday's win against the Jets in New York after getting injured in practice. Trestman also said Wednesday he'...
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Bears signed linebacker Daryl Sharpton

Chicago Bears signed ILB Darryl Sharpton because Shea McClellin still is not 100 percent. Sharpton was released by Washington with an injury settlement earlier this week and will provide veteran depth. Sharpton has been around the league and was most productive with the Houston Texans. The post Bears signed linebacker Daryl Sharpton appeared first on NFL Draft Diamonds.
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Monday Night Football: Bears vs Jets Preview and Pick *19-2 ATS Trend*

Chicago Bears vs New York Jets -2 This Bears and Jets match up is an interesting one. The Bears are coming off an upset win in San Francisco and the Jets are coming off a melt down loss in Green Bay in week 2. Eric Decker is a game time decision for New York and Dee Milliner is likely out. On the injury front for the Bears, Jay Ratliff and Shea McClellin are out for this one. Brandon...
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Monday Night Football Betting Preview: Odds Favor New York Jets

The New York Jets host the Chicago Bears on Monday Night Football to wrap up Week 3. New York opened as 1.5-point favorites, and the line has moved them to anywhere from 2.5-point to 3-point favorites according to sportsbooks monitored by The total is currently sitting between 44 and 45 points. Neither team has been particularly good against the spread lately. New...
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Bears Injury Report: Shea McClellin, Josh Morgan, Jeremiah Ratliff

The Chicago Bears will head into a Week 3 Monday night clash against the New York Jets with a few new names on their final injury report:#187043555 / gettyimages.comStarting linebacker Shea McClellin will be inactive Monday night after sustaining a hand injury during the week. Defensive tackle Jeremiah Ratliff will also miss the game due to a concussion.With cornerback Charles Tillman...
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Shea McClellin’s Injury Opens Door for Jon Bostic

Just when Chicago Bears’ strong-side linebacker Shea McClellin was starting to catch on playing a different position in the defense, an injury threatens to stunt his development. A broken hand will sideline McClellin for at least a game or two. What that means is second-year LB Jon Bostic and undrafted rookie Christian Jones will get […] The post Shea McClellin’s Injury Opens...
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Injuries impact Bears for Monday nighter

The Chicago Bears will miss a handful of starters heading into Monday night’s contest against the New York Jets. Bears defenders Shea McClellin (fractured hand) and Jeremiah Ratliff (concussion) will miss the game, along with CB Charles Tillman (triceps), who was lost for the season in the Sunday night win over San Francisco. To add insult to injury, special team [...]
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Injury Adjustments Chicago Bears Will Make For MNF

Announcements are coming through for the Chicago Bears on their latest injuries.  How will they adjust their lineup accordingly? Injury:  Shea McClellin (Out with broken hand) This is an unfortunate circumstance because it appeared Shea McClellin was just starting to get the hang of playing linebacker in San Francisco.  Now he has a broken hand suffered in practice.  So the team...
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Key Players Out for Monday Night vs Jets

A number of key players for the Chicago Bears will be out of the game Monday night in New York, while some still remain questionable. Shea McClellin is OUT for Monday. — Jeff Dickerson (@ESPNChiBears) September 20, 2014 Garza, McManis, Slauson and Ratliff also OUT for Monday. — Jeff Dickerson (@ESPNChiBears) September 20, 2014 Jeffery & Marshall are both questionable. —...
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What Is Wrong With the Chicago Bears Defense?

So many questions continue to simmer regarding the Chicago Bears.  Perhaps the loudest of them is what in the world is eating the defense? Shea McClellin and Chris Conte exude “soft” image Marc Trestman said he wanted the defense to get tougher in 2014.  The main focus of that barb was directed at his linebackers and safeties who too often got pushed around and refused to properly...
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Chicago Bears: Shea McClellin and Jon Bostic Center Stage

No two players will garner more attention in the opener for the Chicago Bears than Shea McClellin and Jon Bostic.  Is that good or bad?  How they play will go a long way towards determining how the team does in their first quarter of the season. C.J. Spiller and Fred Jackson offer ideal prologue for the big test The stats have already been well covered for the Bears ahead of their...
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Chicago Bears: Outside Solutions for McClellin or Bostic?

Doubts linger about the validity of Shea McClellin or Jon Bostic at linebacker.  Could the Chicago Bears find help elsewhere? Free Agency Pat Angerer Health is a primary reason Pat Angerer was let go from Indianapolis and then Atlanta.  The past two seasons he has missed ten games.  However, when healthy the 27-year old validated his scouting reports of intelligence, good leadership...
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Chicago Bears Bold Predictions: Christian Jones Over Shea McClellin?

Ugly games like the one in Seattle tend to create vacuums where surprising things happen.  Here are a few updated bold Chicago Bears predictions. Undrafted Jones will supplant McClellin at strong side linebacker Inconsistency usually comes when a player is forced to switch positions as Shea McClellin has for the Bears, going from defensive end to strong side linebacker.  However...
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August 23, 2014  |  Discuss

McClellin Beginning to Adjust

This season will undoubtedly be a new challenge for numerous Chicago Bears players including, even more so, for Shea McClellin. McClellin, the third year veteran out of Boise State, has made the transition from defensive end to strong-side linebacker, which is a position that he hasn’t played since he was in college. In the preseason game against the Philadelphia Eagles, McClellin...
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August 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Chicago Bears: Why Seahawks Matchup Is Perfect Timing

It doesn’t get much tougher for the Chicago Bears in preseason than visiting the world champion Seahawks.  Here is why the timing is perfect. Russell Wilson a supreme test for Shea McClellin and Jon Bostic Probably only one other position group has come under more scrutiny the past month in Chicago than the linebackers.  Every play is evaluated and criticized a little more than...
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August 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Chicago Bears: Expectations Too High, Too Soon for Shea McClellin

Just two preseason games into the year and Chicago Bears fans are already on Shea McClellin again.  Are their expectations too high so early in the season? Marc Trestman pleased with his progress after shift from defensive end First of all, one can understand the frustration of Bears fans.  McClellin was supposed to become the next great defensive end for the team after going in...
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August 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Shea McClellin and other Chicago Bears to watch tonight

The Bears have left Bourbonnais and are in Chicago to get ready for their second preseason game tonight against the Jacksonville Jaguars. In today’s preview, we are highlighting the five players you should keep an eye on tonight. 1. Linebacker Shea McClellin Boy does McClellin need to have a strong game. The third-year pro struggled in his debut at linebacker and could even be...
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Bears preaching patience with McClellin

Despite his struggles on defense in the preseason opener, the Chicago Bears coaching staff is adamant that Shea McClellin will soon develop into a starting linebacker.
August 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Bears Linebacker Coach Reggie Herring High on Shea McClellin

After a relatively poor showing in the Bears’ first preseason game, a win against the Philadelphia Eagles, fans are crying out against LB Shea McClellin. Although Shea was an outside linebacker in college, the Chicago Bears organization decided to use him as a pass rusher on the defensive line last season. This sort of hybrid play is normal in a 3-4 system but did not work well...
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August 11, 2014  |  Discuss
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