Heading into the 2012 season, Bears defensive end Corey Wootton was known for one thing; getting the sack that essentially ended Brett Favre’s career. This season though, Wootton has shown Bears fans he is more than just an answer to a trivia question. In five games this season, he has 3.5 sacks as well as two forced fumbles.
During his junior year at Northwestern he was viewed by many as a potential first-round draft pick before injuring his knee in the Alamo Bowl. His senior season was...Read Full Story
Everyday it seems like a new story is coming out of training camp regarding the Bears first round pick, Shea McClellin. We have heard plenty of the negatives about McClellin, but the last few practices have been proof that patience will be key with the rookie.
Coming in to the draft this offseason, almost every NFL scout had McClellin pegged as a perfect fit for a 3-4 outside linebacker. McClellin’s great speed and prior experience in a similar role had 3-4 defensive teams looking to draft...Read Full Story
Shea. McClellin. Is. Not. A. Middle. Linebacker... I suppose it's wishful thinking to assume you've all been brain washed into believing that Shea McClellin is not a middle linebacker? No. There are still some that believe that the Chicago Bears rookie defensive end has the size, speed, and football intelligence to go from a DE/OLB [...]Da Bears should move McClellin to da Middle… is a post by the Best Sports Blogs at BallHyped.com.
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Special contribution from Matt Eurich.
After the pads went on Saturday night in Bourbonnais, the real football started. No longer are the players just walking through practice, but are expected to get to participate at near full strength in order to improve themselves and the team.
Here are my observations from Tuesday afternoon’s practice:
-The connection between Jay Cutler and Brandon Marshall continues to be the lead story at camp. Marshall made an impressive end zone catch on a fade...Read Full Story
The Bears landed the pass rusher they desired with Boise State DE Shea McClellin with the No. 19 selection in the first round.
With ends Whitney Mercilius (Illinois) and Chandler Jones (Syracuse) available, it was a surprise that GM Phil Emery and Co. went with McClellin.
A three-year starter at Boise State, McClellin where he made 130 tackles, 33 tackles-for-loss, 20.5 sacks, five forced fumbles and two fumble recoveries.
He fell under the radar due to the fact he played strongside...Read Full Story
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