The Bears Beat (02.01.12): Emery outlines types of players he’s seeking

February 1st, 2012 - 5:06 pm

New Bears general manager Phil Emery outlined what types of players he is seeking to add to the roster. The Bears have definitively declared that they do not intend to allow running back Matt Forte to hit the open market. And former No. 1 overall draft pick, New York Giants backup quarterback David Carr, suggests the Bears should invest in a quality backup quarterback.

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