• Bears to stick with 4-3 defense

    Summary of 3 articles · Updated Feb 18, 2014
    It will do so out of a 4-3 front, though. Chicago plans to stick to its base 4-3 defense, according to a story posted on the team’s official website , and that falls in line with what league sources have said all along about the team’s future, despite recent additions of coaches with 3-4 backgrounds. The Bears’ base defense won’t change in 2014, though, as the team said days after the past season ended, they will try to add versatility in the draft and through free agency. Coach Marc Trestman has said since the season ended that the Bears need to tailor their scheme to their players though they aren’t sure who those defensive linemen will be yet. Once we get an evaluation from inside-out of what our players can do, then we’ll move forward with what we can do with them schematically.
    Source: suntimes.com
    • Bears sticking with 4-3, but it won’t be that simple

      If Florida State defensive tackle Timmy Jernigan is available to the Bears with the 14th pick in the NFL draft, Mike Mayock knows exactly what he’d do. ‘‘I think you’d sprint to the podium,’’ NFL Network’s draft guru said Tuesday. The Bears’ confirmatio…
      Source: suntimes.com
    • Bears expected to stick with 4-3

      Chicago plans to stick to its base 4-3 defense, according to a story posted on the team’s official website, and that falls in line with what league sources have said all along about the team’s future, despite recent additions of coaches with 3-4 backgro…
      Source: ESPN.com

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