The Bears Den: January 11, 2012

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"...where we have high standards, and someday hope to achieve them."

Graham gave Bears lift on special teams Mayer: Few Bears players performed better in 2011 than Corey Graham, who was voted to his first Pro Bowl after recording a team-high 22 special-teams tackles. Season Recap with Joniak and Thayer.

Team moving slowly to find new GM Pompei: Bears have yet to interview a candidate to replace Jerry Angelo. Pompei's Bears mailbag.

Forte is healthy and looking forward to Pro Bowl Matt Forte said Monday that he's 95 percent recovered from his knee injury and he should be ready for his first Pro Bowl on Jan. 29.

Come out from under the radar: Follow WCG on Twitter.



If not promoted, what becomes of Ruskell? Moon: Tim Ruskell, the Bears' current director of player personnel, is a candidate for the open GM job. But, what happens to him (and the Bears) if someone else is hired? Early look at WR draft prospects for Bears.

2012 Draft: Early look at Bears' needs Jeff Dickerson takes a look at Bears' possibilities in the draft. It's getting early a lot lately.

Tight ends key factor in NFL success Arkush: A look at the 2011 NFL standings provides a clue that field-stretching tight ends have become a key ingredient in building a winning team. Imagine that.

Ravens, Texans bucking NFL’s pass-happy trends Audibles - Chris Burke on the NFL. Psssh...trends...

Whitlock: Saints have a dirty little secret New Orleans Saints QB Drew Brees is a great quarterback, but hes got a fatal flaw the San Francisco 49ers can exploit. Jason Whitlock exposes it in his NFL Truths.

Brandt: Packer nation mourns a loss Philbins will find comfort in community.

Tebow goes Biblical on Steelers.

'Tim Tebow's Fire':


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