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Bears need Wootton, McClellin to bolster pass rush

Bears need Wootton, McClellin to bolster pass rush

suntimes.com 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 …

    Motoring Zach Minter has impressed Bears defensive coordinator Mel Tucker

    suntimes.com 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’

    Cutler Watch: Trestman on QB — ‘This was a tough day’

    suntimes.com 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

    Practices will be crucial in evaluation of Bears’ returners

    suntimes.com 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-lin…

    MORRISSEY: Bears won’t reach goals until they fix offensive-line woes

    suntimes.com 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

    Bears to train at Olivet Nazarene University through 2022

    profootballtalk.com 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

    Lookback: Preseason Week 1

    ESPN.com 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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Sports Columnists

  • Malcom Floyd of San Diego Chargers carted off with apparent right knee inj…

    Aug 12
    Chargers wide receiver Malcom Floyd has been carted off the field with an apparent right knee injury.
  • Don Banks: Buccaneers have pieces needed to go from worst to first in seco…

    Aug 12
    TAMPA -- History says it was those memorable 1979 Bucs of John McKay and Lee Roy Selmon vintage that started the whole "worst to first'' craze in the NFL, stunning the league with a 10-6 record and the NFC Central Division title that season after w…
  • Making and Studying History

    Aug 12
    PETER KING: How did you like visiting the White House when the Ravens were hosted by the president in June? TERRELL SUGGS: I loved it. Loved it. Because, you know, I’m a big history buff. I’m a big historian. Big JFK fan. I got to take a picture under t…
  • Making and Appreciating History

    Aug 12
    PETER KING: How did you like visiting the White House when the Ravens were hosted by the president in June? TERRELL SUGGS: I loved it. Loved it. Because, you know, I’m a big history buff. I’m a big historian. Big JFK fan. I got to take a picture under t…