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The Weekend Bears Den: May 16, 2015 - Offseason Chicago Bears news & notes

The Bears are not suspected of underinflating the balls they use. Whether or not any of their equipment staff are currently trying to lose weight is unknown at this time.

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Bears must think they're good to go with pass-rushers they have - Brad Biggs: In a draft deep in edge rushers, the Bears sent a statement: They are prepared to build with a core of veterans — some of whom are new to the scheme — and coaching. Likely starters?

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Bears eager for fresh start on special teams - Jeff Dickerson: Jeff Rodgers came over to the Bears with John Fox as the team attempts a turnaround after a dreadful 2014 season.

College, pro scouting directors hired - Larry Mayer: The Bears on Friday hired Joe Douglas as director of college scouting, Anthony "Champ" Kelly as director of pro scouting and Christopher Prescott as an area scout.

NFL off-season's most impactful moves - Doug Farrar: Vic Fangio's hybrid fronts and advanced coverage concepts will have the Bears competing for the NFC North title after an off-year.

[Video] - Doug Farrar includes the Bears among his NFL teams that had the best free agency and draft hauls.

Early forecast predicts Bears finish 7-9 - Jeff Dickerson: Football Outsiders' preliminary 2015 NFL season forecast predicts the Bears will improve in John Fox's first season.  Don BanksJay Cutler will ruin everything and kick your dog while he's at it.

Best teams at grooming Pro Bowlers - Will Laws: Jerry Angelo, who oversaw the team’s personnel from 2001-12, was quite wasteful with first-round picks during his tenure but was masterful in the middle rounds.

Bushrod receives prestigious award - Larry Mayer: Jermon Bushrod returned to his alma mater Thursday night to receive Towson University’s 2015 Distinguished Alumni Award at a banquet on campus.

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What’s up next for the rookies? - Greg Gabriel breaks down the learning experience for new players as they adapt to the demands of their first NFL offseason program.

Know thy enemy: Packers - Rob Demovsky: With the exception of QB Brett Hundley, every player drafted could make an impact on special teams for the Packers.

/gigglesnort - Sports stars and their celebrity lookalikes. Once seen, cannot unsee Joe Flacco's resemblance to Bert.


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