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Bears need Wootton, McClellin to bolster pass rush Updated Aug 12, 2013
BOURBONNAIS — Though his big smile said otherwise, Bears defensive end Corey Wootton insisted he gained no particular satisfaction from taking a rookie to school Monday. He even praised the victim, fifth-round pick Jordan Mills. ‘‘It kind of reminds me …
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  • Motoring Zach Minter has impressed Bears defensive coordinator Mel Tucker Aug 12, 2013
    BOURBONNAIS — Defensive tackle Zach Minter’s fumble recovery against the Panthers might look like a case of a player being in the right place at the right time. But it’s what the undrafted rookie from Montana State did to get to that place that has the …
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  • Cutler Watch: Trestman on QB — ‘This was a tough day’ Aug 12, 2013
    Holding the football above his head, linebacker Lance Briggs galloped down the sideline and into the end zone. He had picked off quarterback Jay Cutler during another good day for the defense in team drills Monday. Defensive end Corey Wootton almost had…
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  • Practices will be crucial in evaluation of Bears’ returners Aug 12, 2013
    BOURBONNAIS — Devin Hester was as close as a kick returner could be to stepping out of the back of the end zone, but he stayed in and returned a kickoff Friday against the Panthers. And that was just fine with special-teams coordinator Joe DeCamillis, e…
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  • MORRISSEY: Bears won’t reach goals until they fix offensive-line woes Aug 12, 2013
    Just once more before I die, I’d like the Bears to have a lockdown offensive line. That’s all I’m asking. Not that there would be peace on earth, a cure for the common cold or a winning Mega Millions ticket in my immediate future. Just that the Bears ha…
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  • Bears to train at Olivet Nazarene University through 2022 Aug 12, 2013
    The bulk of the NFL’s teams have held training camp at home this summer. The Bears, who have long held training camp at remote sites, are not one of those teams, and that will remain the same for the next nine seasons. The Bears will continue to train a…
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  • Lookback: Preseason Week 1 Aug 12, 2013
    Three takeaways from Week 1 of the preseason: Offensive lines are in major flux: Chicago Bears right tackle J'Marcus Webb played so poorly Friday night at the Carolina Panthers that he was working with the second team when practice resumed Sunday. For t…
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