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Fixing the Bears in 6 Easy Steps

What the Bears need to do to move in the right direction is pretty easy to figure out, so this article isn't anything new.  What I'd like you to do is rank these based on order of  importance.

Also, feel free to add one if you feel it is sorely needed.

Sign Marinelli now

Add a pass rusher

The first thing Smith figured out when he arrived was he didn’t have an end to make his scheme work. So the Bears dealt for Adewale Ogunleye, who will be entering the final year of his contract. That ought to provide Ogunleye motivation entering his free-agent year, but Smith can’t take that gamble. He also can’t count on Anderson panning out again, so an edge rusher is first and foremost on Lovie’s list. If they get the pass rush from the front four worked out, they won’t have to monkey around with linebackers Brian Urlacher and Lance Briggs at the line of scrimmage and can let them return to doing what they do best.

Get a safety

Stick with your strength

 Want to make Orton better? Make the running game better. Rookie Matt Forte was impressive, but the Bears were still 24th in the league in rushing. They need to find a complement to Forte and not hesitate to use him. Otherwise, they’ll run Forte into the ground.


Get a receiver

Bring in at least 1 new player on offensive line (Not on list, but needed to be added)