The Bears Beat (04.23.12): Emery holds pre-draft press conference

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Chicago Bears general manager Phil Emery held a pre-draft press conference on Monday to discuss the Bears’ flexibility entering the draft and what he perceives to be the strengths of this year’s draft class. Also, the team finalized the contract with free agent offensive lineman Chilo Rachal.

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Bears ink Rachal to a one-year contract
Mon Apr 23 16:02:00 2012
The Bears on Monday signed guard Chilo Rachal to a one-year contract.

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Mon Apr 23 15:44:53 2012
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Mon Apr 23 15:00:27 2012
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Mon Apr 23 14:50:10 2012
Strong crop of defensive ends helps Chicago

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Mon Apr 23 14:38:00 2012
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Mon Apr 23 13:14:01 2012
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GM Emery won’t rule out ‘Hard Knocks’
Mon Apr 23 12:15:14 2012
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Mon Apr 23 07:04:44 2012

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