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The Bears Den: May 19, 2014 - Chicago Bears Rookie Minicamp news & notes

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Ka'Deem Carey impresses in rookie minicamp - Larry Mayer: Fourth-round pick displayed some of the attributes that enabled him to become Arizona's all-time leader in rushing yards, rushing TDs, and all-purpose yards.

Jones fueled by draft snub - Larry Mayer: Ex-Florida State LB Christian Jones disappointed not to be selected in the draft, feels fortunate to have a chance to make the Bears roster.

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Bears finish rookie minicamp with different impressions - Moon Mullin: Brock Vereen was All-Big Ten at Minnesota but came away from three days of minicamp with one first thought: "I learned how to practice." [Video]. Arthur Arkush: Currently feels he's "in sponge phase". [He what? - Den]

[Video] - David Fales meets the media to discuss the process of learning the Bears offense and the Bears' fast-paced practices.

[Video] - Marc Trestman addresses the media Sunday following the close of Rookie Minicamp to discuss how the rookies will mesh with the veterans next week.

Trestman expects starting CBs to take Fuller under their wing - Bob LeGere: Rookie minicamp ended Sunday, and now the younger players and veterans will be working together during OTAs.

Rookie punter gets advice from vets - Jeff Dickerson: Pat O’Donnell spent valuable time off-the-field learning from Robbie Gould, for whom he will double as the Bears’ holder next season.

Roster news - Aaron Wilson: The Bears notified punter Drew Butler of his release on Sunday. Moon Mullin: Move doesn’t sit well with dad Kevin.

Lynch has difficult road to make Bears' 53-man roster - Jeff Arnold & Jon Styf discuss the challenges former NIU QB Jordan Lynch faces as he attempts to transition to a different position in the pros.

First step for Jordan Lynch: Learning to block - Rich Campbell: For him to keep the clock from striking midnight on his Bears career, he must prove he can provide pass protection in addition to his well-established running skills.

Chad Rempel, from bobsledder to Bears long snapper - Kevin Fishbain: "It’s been an interesting road. It’s amazing how things work sometimes," said the 31-year-old former CFL long snapper, receiver and ... national bobsled champion.

Photo gallery of Bears rookie minicamp from the Tribune.

Sun-Times Bears section here.

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Know thy enemy: Lions - Lorenzo Reyes: Jim Caldwell expects Ndamukong Suh to show up for OTAs, despite rumblings over the apparent lack of urgency from the team on signing him to a long-term extension.