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The Bears Den: March 03, 2015 - Offseason Chicago Bears news & notes

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Eight free agents the Bears should target - Is-Hub Arkush: Almost every team is now considering offers for Ndamukong Suh and Devin McCourty, and it would be a real shame if the Bears weren’t in on both.

[Video] SportsTalk Live - Should the Bears target Suh in free agency?

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Price would be steep if Bears try to sign Devin McCourty - Brad Biggs: Can Bears make a top-dollar addition to secondary with so many holes to fill in 3-4 front?  Adam L. JahnsJohn Fox, Ryan Pace come from organizations that were willing to spend on safeties.

Roster analysis - Dan Durkin: Some free agent options for cornerbacks who fit Vic Fangio’s athletic profile, putting a premium on length.

Bears free-agent spotlight - Not-Hub Fishbain: A change of scenery could present a big opportunity for Chris Conte to get out of the Chicago spotlight, but he'll have to prove he can stay healthy enough to use his athleticism.  Chris BurkeConte among free agents who hurt stock in 2014.

Ranking the Bears' free agents: No. 7 - Michael C. Wright: It’s difficult to find young, backup QBs with experience, so keeping veteran backup Jimmy Clausen makes sense.

Jennings can claim title as fastest Bear - Larry Mayer: Tim Jennings reflects on running the fastest 40-time at the NFL Combine by a Bears player since 2006.

[Video] Inside the Bears - Anthony Adams spoofs the hit web series 'Between Two Ferns', with Brian Urlacher taking a seat on 'Between Two Helmets.'

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NFL Health & Safety - Jason La Canfora: How did a staggering Julian Edelman never come out the Super Bowl? Four rules the NFL needs to adopt to fix its concussion crisis.

10 'street' free agents worth a look - Pete Prisco: Teams shedding veteran salaries put quality players on the market early.

Know thy enemies - Doug Farrar's list of teams with the most to lose in upcoming free agency includes the Lions and Packers.

Know thy enemy: Packers - Rob Demovsky: What's next for Randall Cobb and the Packers, who now have only until March 10 to get a deal done with him before he's free to sign with another team?

Know thy enemy: Lions - (AP): No franchise tag for Ndamukong Suh as deadline passes ... Michael RothsteinLions now under pressure to get deal done.

Know thy enemy: Vikings - Ben Goessling: Vikings see patience as a virtue in free agency, could have more interest in cap casualties than in unrestricted free agents.  Phil ErvinVikings in 'open communication' with AP.

Non-gridiron link - BuzzFeed: 25 struggles people who grew up in the Chicago suburbs will understand.


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