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The Bears Den: May 12, 2015 - Offseason Chicago Bears news & notes

Shane Carden hard at working perfecting his Jay Cutler nervous tic single shoulder roll.

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Fangio envisions hybrid 3-4 defense - Dan Durkin with a X&Os look at Vic Fangio's use of 4-3 principles within a defense using a 3-4 base front,

'Martz’ist' elements in Gase offense may be best hope for Cutler - Moon Mullin: For all of the sometimes-out-of-step approaches – seven-step drops, vertical routes, no-help protections, pass-first game plans, strict play calling – Jay Cutler had the most successful stretch of his NFL career under Mike Martz.

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Roster news - Larry Mayer: The Bears on Monday signed three players who participated in this past weekend's rookie minicamp on a tryout basis and released Khaseem Greene and Austen Lane.

Five things we learned from rookie minicamp - Jeff Dickerson with a recap of five things we learned during the three-day period at Halas Hall.

Team notes - Adam Hoge with ten thoughts from the weekend: Shea McClellin better work out as an ILB because there doesn't seem to be a roster spot for him in a crowded OLB group.

[Video] - Is-Hub Arkush, Not-Hub Fishbain and Product of Hub's Seed recap Bears rookie minicamp and discuss how some of the newly acquired players will add depth to the roster.

[Audio] - Dan Wiederer talks Bears' rookie minicamp and more.

Which rookies will be the biggest matchup nightmares for opponents? - Matt Bowen: Kevin White isn't a finished product, but will create matchup problems at the point of attack.  Chase GoodbreadAmong top six Offensive Rookie of the Year candidates.

Will running back by committee approach change in Chicago? - Jeff Dickerson: John Fox has preferred a dual threat backfield in the past, but will that all change considering the Bears' personnel?

Fangio, Gase learned from job carousel - Patrick Finley: A good showing by Vic Fangio or Adam Gase — now coordinators and co-workers inside Halas Hall — would shoot them near the top of any 2016 candidate list.

[Video] SportsTalk Live - Shea McClellin making yet another move.

Photos - with a look behind the scenes as Bears players posed for a recent photo and video shoot at Halas Hall.

[Video] Inside the Bears - Go behind-the-scenes as Chicago Bears Network cameras follow Kevin White from the moment he is selected by the Bears.

Cutler, Cavallari expecting third child - David Just: Jay Cutler and wife Kristin Cavallari are expecting their third child, Cavallari announced Monday.

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Know thy enemy: Packers - Bucky Brooks ranks his top five pass-catching units and places the Packers at #1.

Know thy enemy: Vikings - Steven Ruiz: Vikings among sleeper teams poised to break into the 2015 playoffs.