Tag: Shea McClellin

Game Preview: Green Bay Packers (1-2) at Chicago Bears (2-1)

Posted in News and Rumors on September 27, 2014 at 6:26 pm by

After three weeks of the season, I’m not sure we’re any closer to knowing what kind of team the Bears are, or if they’re a serious playoff contender. But we could get a better idea […] Read the full article »

Game Preview: Chicago Bears (1-1) at New York Jets (1-1)

Posted in News and Rumors on September 22, 2014 at 9:24 am by

It’s now been a little more than a week since the Bears’ upset victory over the San Francisco 49ers. The memory is fading into the distance as it grows smaller in the rearview mirror. But […] Read the full article »

Monday Morning Quarterback: Bears-49ers (09.14.14)

Posted in News and Rumors on September 15, 2014 at 2:31 pm by

After hours and days of studying, reviewing game film, analyzing rosters and projecting strengths and weaknesses of each team in the NFL, I think we can say this much is certain: There is nothing certain […] Read the full article »

Game Preview: Chicago Bears (0-1) at San Francisco 49ers (1-0)

Posted in News and Rumors on September 13, 2014 at 1:07 pm by

The Bears will try to avenge their season-opening loss to the Buffalo Bills when they take on the San Francisco 49ers this coming Sunday night, but it will take quite the upset to accomplish that […] Read the full article »

Bears-Browns preview: Linebackers have to step it up a notch

Posted in News and Rumors on August 28, 2014 at 5:00 pm by

Of the three levels of the defense — line, linebackers, secondary — a team can perhaps get by best with a subpar linebacking corps on the second level. Does that make it an ideal scenario? […] Read the full article »

Bears-Jaguars preview: McClellin, Bostic need to show progress

Posted in News and Rumors on August 14, 2014 at 2:30 pm by

The “Release Shea McClellin” bandwagon seems to be gaining passengers at a rapid pace, but don’t expect to see general manager Phil Emery or head coach Marc Trestman aboard anytime soon. I’ll admit, I’ve been […] Read the full article »

Bears-Eagles preview: Is Shea McClellin a capable linebacker?

Posted in News and Rumors on August 8, 2014 at 5:00 pm by

As an eternal optimist, I’ve been willing to give the benefit of the doubt to Shea McClellin since the Bears drafted him with the 19th overall pick in the 2012 NFL Draft. Rather than dwell […] Read the full article »

McClellin finds himself in the right spot

Posted in News and Rumors on May 28, 2014 at 9:15 am by

One of the hottest story lines of this offseason was the switch of 2012 first-round draft pick Shea McClellin from defensive end to linebacker. Given his high draft status and the large expectations placed upon […] Read the full article »

Wootton, McClellin still battling for starting DE job

Posted in News and Rumors on August 13, 2013 at 7:29 am by

According to new defensive line coach Mike Phair, there remains an open competition for the starting defensive end spot opposite Julius Peppers. Fourth-year pro Corey Wootton finished the 2012 season with the first-string defense but […] Read the full article »

10 Bears story lines to pay attention to in Bourbonnais

Posted in News and Rumors on July 22, 2013 at 8:15 am by

It’s training camp week! I enjoyed a nice summer break from the nitty gritty of the business of professional football. We got to enjoy an admirable playoff run from the Bulls and an even better […] Read the full article »