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The Bears Den: June 04, 2015 - OTAs Chicago Bears news & notes

Jordan Mills shows off his mad "vertical leap while carrying a wide receiver" skillz.

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Jared Allen 'having fun' with move to 3-4 OLB - Jeff Dickerson: Jared Allen admitted Wednesday that his old reluctance to play in a 3-4 defense stemmed from ignorance.

McClellin knows this is his make or break season with Bears - Dan Wiederer: Shea McClellin admits Vic Fangio's arrival has energized him, and knows he now must apply his strengths toward keeping the coordinator's confidence.

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Bennett continues to sit out OTAs - Adam Jahns: Mandatory minicamp should be a telling moment for Martellus Bennett, who has remained a no-show during the Bears' organized team activities.  Adam HogeZach Miller the best of the rest, if he can stay healthy.

[Video] SportsTalk Live - The panel discuss Martellus Bennett's continued absence from OTAs.

Sam Acho making a smooth transition - Larry Mayer: Eight weeks into the offseason program, Sam Acho feels comfortable with where he fits in the team’s new 3-4 defense.  Chris EmmaAcho excels on, off the field.

[Video] - Sam Acho discusses his decision to join the Bears in the offseason and what its like to work with Vic Fangio.

Mills is 'foot-worry-free' as he enters Year Three - Not-Hub Fishbain: Jordan Mills knows that NFL players don't often discuss frustration in hindsight about playing through an injury, but admitted how tough last year was on his foot.

[Video] - Moon Mullin: A lot of unknowns are probably going to make a splash for the Bears this year.

Team notes - Patrick Finley: John Fox says Bears moving on from Ray McDonald; Lamarr Houston and Willie Young are "week-to-week" in their rehabilitation; Matt Slauson assuming a greater leadership role.

[Video] - John Fox addresses the media Wednesday following the Bears OTA practice, says Matt Slauson is stepping up as a leader.

Worst corners of 2014 - Football Outsiders' analytics peg Kyle Fuller's rookie campaign as their overall second-worst performance by a corner in a leading role.

[Video] Inside the Bears - Jared Allen's Home for Wounded Warriors project helps build handicap-accessible homes for injured military veterans. The foundation is currently constructing a home for Army Sergeant John Ricketts.

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Know thy enemy: Packers - Rob Demovsky: The Packers think there's more left in Julius Peppers' tank, after a year of experience as an outside linebacker and increased familiarity with Dom Capers' scheme.

Know thy enemy: Vikings - Ben Goessling: Following Adrian Peterson's return, a sense of relief for the Vikings as things are getting back to normal.  Judy BattistaReturn to Vikings was only logical option.

/facepalm - One of the worst quarterbacks ever to play the game, who's attempting a comeback as a backup after two seasons out of the league, has the 15th best selling NFL jersey for May.


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