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The Bears Den: July 07, 2015 - Offseason Chicago Bears news & notes

From what the ESPN NFC North reporters are saying, Alshon Jeffery is considered at least as dangerous as Brandon Marshall by our divisional rivals, and more than ready to assume #1 WR duties.

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Will Alshon Jeffery emerge as Bears' No. 1 WR? - ESPN's NFC North reporters discuss whether Alshon Jeffery or Kevin White assume that role following Brandon Marshall's departure.

Roster analysis - Dan Durkin previews the Bears' 2015 defensive line - a position group for which Ego Ferguson is a potential breakout player, but a unit that is overall a weakness heading into the season.

Roster analysis - Not-Hub Atkins: Aside from Jeremiah Ratliff, Jarvis Jenkins is the only D-lineman with any 3-4 experience.

Coaching appealed to Gase at early age - Larry Mayer: As an undergraduate student at Michigan State, Bears offensive coordinator Adam Gase fell in love with coaching while working with Nick Saban and his staff.

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How can NFL players fail a drug test? - Ross Tucker: With players only getting tested once a year and knowing in advance when it will take place, it's easy to game the NFL's substance abuse policy.

Know thy enemy: Vikings - Jeff Fedotin: Why the Vikings are on the rise ... Sean Wagner-McGough: Teddy Bridgewater: "We have a long way to go."

Know thy enemies - Chris Burke: It's easy to forget the value that players perceived to be "overrated", such as Mike Wallace and BJ Raji, can bring to the table.

Rex Ryan's Bills take aim at '85 Bears defense - Dan Cahill: Can new Bills coach Rex Ryan really build a defense as good as the one his dad, Buddy, had in Chicago with the 1985 Super Bowl champion Bears?


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