The Bears Beat (04.17.13): Bears’ McClellin looking for jump in Year 2

April 17th, 2013 - 5:33 pm

Defensive end Shea McClellin is looking to take a big step in his second year in the NFL. Also, a look at the life of the defense without Brian Uralcher. And more news from Bears minicamp.

McClellin hopes to take ‘big step’ in Year 2
Wed Apr 17 15:56:40 2013
LAKE FOREST, Ill. — Chicago Bears defensive end Shea McClellin packed on five to seven pounds of muscle, and shed fat in the …

Bears defense starts post-Urlacher era (The Associated Press)
Wed Apr 17 16:59:39 2013
LAKE FOREST, Ill. (AP) — The Chicago Bears defense has a new head coach, defensive coordinator and two new linebackers.

Chicago Bears mini-camp day 2 recap
Wed Apr 17 16:32:20 2013
The Chicago Bears had mini-camp practice #2 today in the Walter Payton Center to avoid the crazy Chicagoland weather, …

Okoye puts Olympic, law career on hold for unlikely shot at NFL (The SportsXchange)
Wed Apr 17 16:10:24 2013
Next week Lawrence Okoye will be among the hundreds of athletes hoping to hear their names called at the NFL Draft. Unlike all …

Video: Bears defensive coordinator Mel Tucker on loss of Urlacher
Wed Apr 17 15:38:00 2013
Defensive coordinator Mel Tucker discusses how the Bears …

Hester’s special teams role could grow
Wed Apr 17 15:26:21 2013
LAKE FOREST, Ill. – There is a possibility Devin Hester could be asked to do more than return kicks next season for the …

Brian Urlacher’s exit doesn’t eat at Bears GM Phil Emery
Wed Apr 17 13:17:35 2013
Bears general manager Phil Emery wouldn’t exactly …

Breaking down WRs after Tavon Austin
Wed Apr 17 11:00:37 2013
The Detroit Lions hosted the top receiver prospect in the 2013 draft, West Virginia’s receiver Tavon Austin, on a visit …

Former #1 draft pick Gabe Carimi will compete at offensive guard
Wed Apr 17 11:00:12 2013
Now please repeat after me, ‘Gabe Carimi is not a bust.’ Not yet anyway. Gabe Carimi was drafted by former Chicago …

Bears GM Phil Emery has no remorse for moving on from Brian Urlacher: ‘Absolutely not’
Wed Apr 17 10:40:49 2013
In the end, it is a business and the numbers have to make everybody happy. The breakup between the Chicago Bears and long …

Johnny Jolly expected back with Packers this week (National Football Post)
Wed Apr 17 10:30:44 2013
Shot at redemption here for defensive lineman

Analyzing Bears draft trade scenarios with NFL draft value charts
Wed Apr 17 09:03:41 2013
“With the 20th pick in the NFL draft, ______ selects…” The team is unknown yet, because they haven’t made Bears …

2013 NFL Mock Draft Rounds 1-3: Menelik Watson, Arthur Brown To Chicago Bears?
Wed Apr 17 09:00:35 2013
With the 2013 NFL Draft just around the corner, it’s time to unveil team-by-team projections for the first three rounds before …

Bears rumors: Jay Cutler seeking megadeal
Wed Apr 17 08:00:00 2013
Chicago Bears quarterback Jay Cutler – who’s entering the final year of his current contract – is willing to play out his …

Cutler’s big pay day is not coming this year
Wed Apr 17 07:47:00 2013
Don’t expect the Bears to work on a new deal with quarterback Jay Cutler, who is entering the final year of his contract. It’s …

Bears GM has no regrets over handling of Urlacher
Wed Apr 17 06:54:29 2013
There are veterans the Bears might want to bring back, but general manager Phil Emery said he had no regrets over the handling …

Bears picking up the pace
Wed Apr 17 00:00:00 2013
While still practicing fast, mental load also coming at breakneck speed under TrestmanMarc Trestman said he drove home his main …

Relax, Bears GM has a plan
Wed Apr 17 00:00:00 2013
Emery believes it’s essential to have all contingencies covered for April 25-27 NFL draftSomewhere in Phil Emery’s Halas Hall …