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The Weekend Bears Den: January 18, 2014 - Chicago Bears news & notes

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Larry Mayer's Chalk Talk - Larry discusses whether Marquess Wilson could have an expanded role next season, where the Bears ranked on special teams in 2013, and how Alshon Jeffery stacks up statistically.

Brad Biggs' Bears mailbag - Biggsy answers questions about Peppers' value, an extension for Marshall, Singletary's future, and the pursuit of free agents.

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X&Os - Michael C. Wright's 10 plays that negatively shaped the Bears' 2013 season, #10: Loss of Briggs was probably more detrimental to the club’s playoff hopes than Cutler’s four-game absence after the Detroit game.

Bushrod on All-Fundamentals Team - Larry Mayer: Jermon Bushrod has been selected to the 2013 USA Football All-Fundamentals Team, which honors NFL players who exhibit exemplary techniques for youth players to emulate.

Jeffery named most improved player - Larry Mayer: The Pro Football Writers of America have selected Alshon Jeffery as the NFL's most improved player in 2013.

Photos - with a look at Bears team photos dating back to 1920.

Sun-Times Bears section here.

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Top 25 NFL free agents for 2014 - Chris Wesseling takes an early crack at ranking the 25 best NFL free agents of 2014.

Salary cap mailbag - Joel Corry with everything you need to know about the salary cap and how it works.

Leslie Frazier excited about joining Love Smith - Fred Mitchell: Fired Vikings head coach with Chicago ties believes working for the former Bears coach as the Buccaneers' DC is an excellent opportunity,

Know thy enemy: Vikings - Dan Wiederer: In wide-open NFC North, Mike Zimmer promises to fix Vikings problems.

Know thy enemy: Lions - Michael Rothstein with an offensive statistical analysis of Jim Caldwell's playcalling in Baltimore. Dave Dye: Ravens DBs coach Teryl Austin to be Lions' new DC.