Draft preview - Moon Mullin: As April opens, the Bears begin the next stage of the offseason personnel process with an eye toward using the draft to address needs left after free agency and re-signing some of their own.
Team report - A round-up of the current state of the roster, with the top team needs being listed as interior OL, LB and DT.
Bears-Vikings April Fools exchange on Twitter - Nicely done, Halas Hall.
Draft preview - Kevin Seifert: How will the Bears' moves at LB and on the OL affect their Draft priorities?
Draft preview - Moon Mullin: Could Jim Harbaugh help out the Bears in the Draft? If a Bears-49ers deal doesn’t go down on Day One, don’t be surprised by one once teams reset their boards for Friday’s selections.
[Video] Draft preview - Kevin Seifert: Could D.J. Fluker still be on the Bears' radar following the signing of Jermon Bushrod? He demonstrates his power against bull rushes on ESPN's Sports Science.
Dan Pompei's Bears mailbag - Reader Q&A about the possibility Urlacher could still be a Bear, moving Briggs to the middle, the value of Chad Ochocinco, and several draft scenarios.
Ex-Bears coach Jack Pardee passes away at 76 - "The Bears family was saddened to hear of Jack Pardee's passing," Bears chairman George McCaskey said in a statement. Doug Buffone: "He had the players’ respect."
NFP - Joel Curry: The 2013 offseason saw NFL teams exercising fiscal restraint; a look at a couple of positions that have been adversely impacted by the marketplace.
Know thy enemy: Vikings - Ben Goessling: The Vikings have holes on the roster and very little money.
Know thy enemy: Lions - Carlos Monarrez: Even though Calvin Johnson has erased all doubts about his supremacy among NFL receivers, the Lions don't have a healthy, experienced outside receiver on their roster to help the deep-passing attack.
Know thy enemy: Packers - Ian Rapoport: Aaron Rodgers and the Packers are $2 million apart in talks, as they work towards a deal that would make Rodgers the highest-paid player in the NFL.
Ex-Bear news - Brad Biggs: 2008 first-round pick Chris Williams gets another shot in St. Louis on a one-year contract.
Nothing says "Easter" like 80s goth rock.