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Jahns: Draft analysis - Why the Bears are considering two game-changers at safety - Chicago Sun-Times - Part 2 of a 10-part series previewing the NFL draft and analyzing the Bears’ needs.
Complete Chicago Bears Mock Draft: Fortifying the Trenches - ChicagoBears.com - Brandon Hazlett reveals his first complete mock of 2018 in which he has the Bears heavily addressing their needs up front on both offense and defense.
Rosenthal: Joe McConnell, former voice of the Bears and White Sox, has died - Chicago Tribune - Former Bears and White Sox announcer Joe McConnell is dead. Most recently the voice of Purdue football until his retirement in 2009, McConnell died Sunday at 79.
Mullin: For Bears, a cautionary tale if considering Notre Dame G Quenton Nelson with a high No. 1 pick - NBC Sports Chicago - Notre Dame guard Quenton Nelson is one of the top prospects in the upcoming NFL draft, but there is a history of top O-line prospects busting.
Perez: Trey Burton listed among NFL’s worst free agency overpays - Bears Wire - Chicago Bears TE Trey Burton was listed among the top-5 worst free agency overpays by ESPN.com
Hughes: A Short Statement on Jordan Howard - Da Bears Blog - Honestly, I was just going to write the headline and leave it there. Because the growing number of Bears fans across social media who, due to trade “rumors”, suddenly believe Howard is not a great running back…is starting to sicken me.
Bears Draft Prospect Profile: Notre Dame OT Mike McGlinchey - 247Sports - Mike McGlinchey could help answer the right tackle issue for the Chicago Bears.
Eurich: The 5 most disappointing Bears selections in the last 10 drafts - 247Sports - The Chicago Bears have had their fair share of disappointing picks this past decade.
Bears take Boise State LB in CBS Sports 2018 NFL Mock Draft - Bears Wire - The Chicago Bears grab a talented Boise State linebacker in the first round of CBS Sports' most recent 2018 NFL Mock Draft
Trotter: Marquette King on release 'I can be a zombie if you want me to' - NFL.com - In the wake of Marquette King's surprising release from the Raiders -- and subsequent signing with the Broncos -- the punter tells Jim Trotter how it all went down: "I do have a huge chip on my shoulder."
Gil Brandt: Mike McGlinchey will go in the top 10 – ProFootballTalk - There's a chance that 40 percent of the Notre Dame starting offensive line in 2017 will be among the first 10 players picked in the 2018 NFL draft. Asked to identify the biggest surprise in the top 10 by Peter King of SI.com, Gil Brandt of NFL.com picks Irish tackle Mike McGlinchey.
Alper: Andrew Luck - I’m not a perfect feeling athlete right now – ProFootballTalk - Colts quarterback Andrew Luck hit the podium for a chat with media members at the team's facility on Monday and the main takeaway was that he still has work to do in his return from missing all of last season due to a right shoulder injury.
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Report: Packers WR Trevor Davis arrested at LAX for ‘criminal threats’ - Acme Packing Company - Trevor Davis reportedly made a bomb joke at an airport, resulting in his arrest.
Detroit Lions team needs: 5 positions Lions should look at in NFL Draft - Pride Of Detroit - A look at how the Detroit Lions’ needs have changed after a month of free agency.
Ndamukong Suh: I was blessed to play with the talented 2014 Detroit Lions team - Pride Of Detroit - Suh praised the Lions’ 2014 team, and his former teammates reminisced about that amazing defense.
2018 NFL mock draft: Detroit Lions load up on offensive talent in NFL Draft Scout mock - Pride Of Detroit - NFL Draft Scout Dane Brugler has the Lions using two of their first three draft picks on the offensive side of the ball.
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Wiltfong: Chicago Bears meeting with Ryan Nall today - Windy City Gridiron - The Chicago Bears are exploring all options in the NFL Draft.
Wiltfong: Bears to meet with LSU’s Arden Key - Windy City Gridiron - The Chicago Bears plan to meet with the pass rushing outside linebacker in the next week or so.
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