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Second-round pick Jonathan Bostic not worried about filling Brian Urlacher’s shoes Updated Apr 26, 2013
Pressure? What pressure? Jonathan Bostic doesn’t see any when it comes to potentially being the replacement for longtime linebacker Brian Urlacher. Bostic, a middle linebacker from Florida whom the Bears took with the No. 50 selection, sees a chance to
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  • Kyle Long says he will put in the time and effort to earn starting guard spot Apr 26, 2013
    Kyle Long estimates that his football IQ was a “zero” when he first arrived at Oregon. “I had never been exposed to terminology,” Long said. At first, Long, whom the Bears selected with the 20th overall selection in this year’s draft, didn’t w
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  • Report: Evan Rodriguez cleared of charges Apr 26, 2013
    Bears fullback / tight end Evan Rodriguez has been cleared of charges stemming from a March incident in Miami, Brad Biggs of the Chicago Tribune reported Friday. Rodriguez reportedly faced disorderly intoxication and resisting arrest charges, but his at…
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  • Kyle Long and the Bears: How? Why? Apr 26, 2013
    It's easy to make a list of why the Chicago Bears shouldn't have drafted Oregon guard Kyle Long. Long has a thin Division I resume, having played in 11 games during his only year at Oregon and starting less than half of them. He has a long list of chara…
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  • Bears among teams putting off QB shopping until later Apr 26, 2013
    Average. That’s the word Bears general manager Phil Emery used to describe this year’s quarterback class. But Emery said he still wants a QB if a selection warrants it and he has a pick to use. There wasn’t a quarterback selected in the first 10 pic
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  • Video - Chicago Bears draft Jon Bostic No. 50 overall in the 2013 NFL Draft 01:20

    Chicago Bears draft Jon Bostic No. 50 overall in the 2013 NFL Draft

    Apr 26
    The Chicago Bears drafted Florida LB Jon Bostic with the No. 50 overall pick in the 2013 NFL Draft.