The Bears Den: February 2, 2012


"...where we grow ever more uncomfortable with the image of a skinny, pasty-white guy posing on the carcass of a bear."

Emery believes that continuity is crucial Mayer: It's easy to understand why new general manager Phil Emery feels that continuity is the biggest difference between today's Bears and the same organization he left in 2004.

Lombardi: Smith-Emery Marriage Will Be ‘Difficult’ WSCR: With Emery forced to retain head coach Lovie Smith, the two will have no choice but to work together.

Boley's success should be no surprise Pompei: Emery spotted the New York Giants linebacker's coverage ability as a scout for the Atlanta Falcons in 2005.

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Phil Emery’s daughter changed the way new Bears GM scouts the world Jensen: While he revels in scouring the country searching for NFL stars, Emery cherishes his moments with his daughter.

Pompei: Bears Can’t Let Forte Hit Free Agency On Tuesday, Bears president Ted Phillips said the Bears have no plans of letting Matt Forte go via free agency. While the two sides have had no recent discussions on a long-term contract, the franchise tag appears to be the way the Bears are leaning.

Receiver Floyd likes idea of playing for Bears McClure: Some draft experts believe Michael Floyd could be selected by the Bears with the 19th overall selection. Such a scenario would suit the former Notre Dame receiver just fine. Healthy Floyd gearing up for combine

Jensen: Trade Briggs For Umenyiora? Sean Jensen joined The Boers and Bernstein Show to discuss the possibility of trading Briggs to the New York Giants in exchange for Osi Umenyiora. Big Decision: Lance Briggs

Jeff George thinks he can still play Moon: If the Bears are still in the market for a backup quarterback, Jeff George will take your call. Carr to Bears: Invest in proven backup QB

Bowen breaks down offensive prospects Video: Matt Bowen joined David Kaplan to breakdown three offensive prospects from the Senior Bowl this past weekend.

A different view of Belichick Most fans know Bill Belichick from the noncommittal, bland persona he exhibits at news conferences, but PFW's Hub Arkush says there's much more to the Patriots' head coach.

Late-game field goal attempts in playoffs put more pressure on kickers Trotter: Of the 18 podiums constructed for media day at Super Bowl XLVI on Tuesday, none was reserved for a kicker.

Marvin Gaye get's it on:

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