The Bears Den: February 13, 2013 - Offseason news and notes

Jonathan Daniel

Larry Mayer's Chalk Talk - Larry discusses whether Jay Cutler has been working with Marc Trestman, the likelihood of the Bears trading for Percy Harvin, and Matt Forte's role on offense.

Peter King's TMQB - Looking back at Greg Roman's play calling, more mail.

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Urlacher, Roach still up for discussion - Kip Lewis: Two of the Bears' three LBs are unrestricted free agents. The futures of Brian Urlacher and Nick Roach are currently up in the air.

Bears position analysis: TEs - Brad Biggs: The Bears probably will stop fantasizing about Kellen Davis being a do-everything tight end.

Lester A. Wiltfong Jr::Bears 2013 Roster Turnover: Tight Ends

Dan Pompei's Bears mailbag - Readers' Q&A on Johnny Knox, Mike Wallace, Percy Harvin and plenty more in this week's mailbag.

Bears free agency preview - Michael C. Wright continues his free agency preview with a look at centers.

Lester A. Wiltfong Jr: Bears 2013 Roster Turnover: Center

[Video] CTL discussion - Te'o to the Bears at 20?

Biggest issue facing each team - Pete Prisco goes through all 32 teams.


Johnny Knox

Bears terminate contract of Johnny Knox - Larry Mayer: "Johnny will always be a Bear and he will always be welcome here in our practice facility and all of our team events and at games," said Phil Emery.

Knox tenure with Bears ends – not a happy day - Moon Mullin: You knew pretty well that it was coming at some point and the NFL is, in the end, a business. But the Bears finally terminating the contract of Johnny Knox comes with a touch of sadness. Bob LeGere: Bright career cut short.

Bears cut rehabbing receiver Johnny Knox after lost season - Sean Jensen: Although they terminated his contract, the Bears helped him find a facility in the Chicago area to continue his rehab, which will be covered by insurance.

Bears release Johnny Knox - Vaughn McClure: Multiple sources with direct knowledge of Knox's spinal injury from 2011 said he is unlikely to play again because of the effects of the injury and his slight build.

[Video] ESPN - Jeff Dickerson discusses Chicago's decision to terminate the contract of injured WR Johnny Knox, who missed the entire 2012 season after suffering a back injury in 2011.

[Video] CTL discussion - Knox released; career in doubt?


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NFP Agent's Journal - Jack Bechta takes a serious look at the usefulness and credibility of the NFL Regional Combines.

Know thy enemy: Packers - Pete Dougherty examines the Packers' options for creating salary-cap room.

Know thy enemy: Vikings - Brian Hall: The Vikings should act now if they want to maximize trade value for Percy Harvin. Bob Sansevere: Vikings-Percy Harvin divorce appears best option.

Know thy enemy: Lions - Tim Twentyman: With Stefan Logan hitting the free agent market, the Lions will more than likely be on the lookout for a new return man

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