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Jon Bostic and Khaseem Greene thrilled to be joining the Bears’…

Jon Bostic and Khaseem Greene thrilled to be joining the Bears’ legacy of linebackers

suntimes.com ESPN.com Updated Apr 27, 2013
Outside linebacker Khaseem Greene knows the history. He knows the names. He knows the legends. Butkus. Singletary. Urlacher. Briggs. “I’m coming into a great situation at basically the NFL equivalent of ‘Linebacker U.’,” Greene said Saturday, re
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  • From mistake to the lake: Bears grab notorious WR Marquess Wils…

    From mistake to the lake: Bears grab notorious WR Marquess Wilson in 7th round

    suntimes.com Apr 27, 2013
    The Bears traded down in the fifth round for a roll of the dice in the seventh. After moving down 10 spots in the fifth round to acquire the Atlanta Falcons’ seventh-round pick, the Bears took Washington State wide receiver Marquess Wilson, who quit his
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  • A capsule look at Saturday’s draft picks

    A capsule look at Saturday’s draft picks

    suntimes.com Apr 27, 2013
    FOURTH ROUND KHASEEM GREENE, LB, Rutgers 6-0 1/2 241 Elizabeth, N.J. Background: A starting safety in 2009, Greene moved to outside linebacker in 2010 and was twice named the Big East Defensive Player of the Year. Set an NCAA record with 15 career force…
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  • Mistakes, tough love put new Bear Kyle Long on path to NFL

    Mistakes, tough love put new Bear Kyle Long on path to NFL

    suntimes.com Apr 27, 2013
    Kyle Long took a detour on the road toward becoming the Bears’ first-round draft pick. He was living an idyllic childhood - the son of a famous, wealthy Hall of Fame football player, he grew up comfortably near Charlottesville, Va. - and was a star
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  • Video - Mike Mayock: Chicago Bears' draft class flying under radar 01:04

    Mike Mayock: Chicago Bears' draft class flying under radar

    Apr 27
    NFL Network draft analyst Mike Mayock says the Chicago Bears have put together a strong group of rookies through the 2013 NFL Draft.
  • Video - Lance Briggs joins 'NFL Draft Xtra' 12:43

    Lance Briggs joins 'NFL Draft Xtra'

    Apr 27
    Chicago Bears LB Lance Briggs joins 'NFL Draft Xtra' at the 2013 NFL Draft.

Sports Columnists

  • Don Banks: Barkley pick proof that Kelly's no one-trick pony; more Snaps

    Apr 27
    NEW YORK -- Musings, observations and the occasional insight as the eventful final day of the NFL Draft at Radio City Music Hall finally brought a flurry of quarterback news...
  • 2013 NFL draft -- Draft's winners, losers

    Apr 27
    The San Diego Chargers are the big winners of the 2013 draft, writes John Clayton.
  • 2013 NFL draft - The draft's five best and five worst matches

    Apr 27
    Which players landed in great situations, and which weren't as lucky?
  • Jim Trotter: New Chargers GM Telesco shows backbone with Te'o pick

    Apr 27
    SAN DIEGO -- Chargers owner Dean Spanos hates distractions, and though some might find this hard to believe, he does care about public perception. Like when his football people are considering a potentially controversial decision. In situations like tha…