• Second-round pick: Florida LB Jonathan Bostic

    Summary of 6 articles · Updated Apr 28, 2013
    “It’s not pressure at all to me,” Bostic said Friday. Bostic was the Bears’ only selection during Day 2 of the draft. Jonathan Bostic doesn’t see any when it comes to potentially being the replacement for longtime linebacker Brian Urlacher. Emery said Bostic topped their athletic ratings for middle linebackers “for where we were in the draft.” Is Jon Bostic the heir apparent to Brian Urlacher for the Chicago Bears ? I think we should consider it a strong possibility, if not a certainty even after general manager Phil Emery refused to be pinned down on the team's plans Friday night. Bears general manager Phil Emery said he received some trade offers for their second-round selection, but “we didn’t see the value in their offers.” “I’m coming into a great situation at basically the NFL equivalent of ‘Linebacker U.’,” Greene said Saturday, referring to the Penn State nickname, after the Bears selected the Rutgers star in the fourth round with the 117th selection.
    • Bostic, Greene thrilled to be joining the Bears’ legacy of linebackers

      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
      Source: suntimes.com
    • Khaseem Greene: More LBs for Bears

      Khaseem Greene isn't that big at 6-foot and 241 pounds. He doesn't test particularly fast, having run his 40-yard dash in 4.71 seconds. But Greene was an awfully successful and productive playmaking linebacker at Rutgers and appears to be a particularly…
      Source: ESPN.com

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