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The Bears Den: May 22, 2015 - Offseason Chicago Bears news & notes

Lamarr Houston's celebration of a blocked punt that ~didn't~ end in a serious knee injury.

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NFL's best, worst uniforms - ESPN athletics aesthetics expert Paul Lukas drops the Bears three spots to No. 4 overall.

[In other news, it's a slow news day and ESPN has money to throw at an "athletics aesthetics expert" who has no appreciation for aesthetics... the Steelers' bumblebee throwback propels them to #1?  Really? - Den]

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Roster analysis: Wide receiver - Jeff Dickerson: The Bears have one of the better receiver trios in the league with Alshon Jeffery, Kevin White, and Eddie Royal; Marquess Wilson needs a strong preseason to ensure his roster spot.

Bears mailbag - Brad Biggs answers readers' Qs on roles for Jeremy Langford, Adrian Amos, and Will Sutton, what having eight TEs on the roster signifies, and whether coverage linebacker is the biggest hole right now,

Bears rank 144th in ESPN salary survey - Jeff Dickerson: The Bears rank 144th out of 333 international teams surveyed in an ESPN/SportingIntelligence report that identifies the sports franchises that spend the most on their players.

Chicago sports teams' other longest games - Phil Thompson: Bears-Ravens at Soldier Field in 2013 dragged out to over five hours, due to severe storms and overtime.

Bears doing good things - Larry Mayer: Jermon Bushrod will return home to host the fifth annual Visualize and Rize Charity Golf Tournament and Football Camp June 12-13 in King George, Va.

Polish sausage

Why moving PAT back isn’t enough - Adam Hoge: If the NFL really wants to incentivize teams to go for two, the owners should have also voted to move the two-point conversion up to the one-yard line.

Know thy enemies - The Lions came 125th in ESPN's salary survey; the Packers were 127th and the Vikings 135th.

Non-gridiron link - The most popular word used by online dating profiles in each state.