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No Sugar Coating What the Player Hold Out Really Is

John Mullin at csnchicago.com makes one of the more irritating, if common, mis-statements regarding contract negotiations as he addresses Martellus Bennett‘s failure to show up for workouts last spring: “One note here: Simply because Bennett was/is under contract shouldn’t be … Continue reading

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Looking for the Bears to Play Free Agency for the Long Haul

Patrick Finley at the Chicago Sun-Times breaks down the Bears’ needs in free agency. The following says all that you need to know about the state of the defense: “2015 defensive rankings: Total — 14. Scoring — 20 “2015 Pro … Continue reading

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Bears Concerns About Hard Knocks Genuine, Make Sense

Mike Florio at profootballtalk.com passes on the news (as reported locally) that the Bears have no interest in being on HBO‘s Hard Knocks. Which really isn’t news since it’s no different from the stand that they’ve consistently taken over the … Continue reading

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Bennett Still Has Value as a Member of the Bears

Hub Arkush at chicagofootball.com sums up his feelings about tight end Martellus Bennett, who, along with the Bears, is reported to be seeking a trade: “Martellus Bennett reminds me a great deal of the kid back in school that no … Continue reading

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Catching Up with Lamarr Houston

Patrick Finley at the Chicago Sun-Times catches up with linebacker Lamarr Houston: “After he completed his comeback season but before he went overseas to train — in Turkey, of all places — Lamarr Houston met with his Bears bosses. “‘They … Continue reading

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It Takes Two to Tango

Brad Biggs at the Chicago Tribune answers yet another of your questions: “With the draft being so deep on the defensive line, do you think Ryan Pace is hoping to potentially move down from No. 11 to get more picks? … Continue reading

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How Much Money Per Position Will the Bears Invest?

Brad Biggs at the Chicago Tribune answers your questions: “How do you see Bears allocating their money in free agency in terms of positions? — @VIP0122 “I think you’re best looking at free agency as a puzzle where general manager … Continue reading

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Inside Linebacker: Is This as Good as It Gets?

Dan Wiederer at the Chicago Tribune touts former UCLA linebacker Myles Jack as a potential firt round pick for the Bears: “Teams with 4-3 defenses told him he could play linebacker. Middle, strong side, weak side. Wherever. “Others creatively envision … Continue reading

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Lots to Interest Fans at the NFL Combine on Saturday

Having spent most of my day yesterday watching the Combine coverage on the NFL Network, I thought I would share a few impressions. Yesterday was the on field workout day for quarterbacks, wide receivers and tight ends. The Bears have … Continue reading

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Report that Jeffery Has Been Franchised but Doubt Remains

Adam Schefter at ESPN has reported that Alshon Jeffery has been franchised: Hardly a surprise, but Bears are placing franchise tag on WR Alshon Jeffery, per team source. — Adam Schefter (@AdamSchefter) February 26, 2016 I find this report easy … Continue reading

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