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Wootton, McClellin still battling for starting DE job

August 13th, 2013 - 7:29 am

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 second-year man Shea McClellin will …

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The Bears Beat (07.16.13): Cutler not distracted by contract status

July 16th, 2013 - 8:59 pm

Bears quarterback Jay Cutler said he would not be distracted by his current contract uncertainty. Also, with Julius Peppers getting up there in age, the Bears need their young defensive ends like Shea McClellin and Corey Wootton to step up. …

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The Bears Beat (06.28.12): Wootton ready to make an impact

June 28th, 2012 - 5:39 pm

Third-year defensive end Corey Wootton said he believes this is finally the year he’ll show what he can do after battling injuries and recovery time early in his career. Jay Cutler did not make the Top 100 players list as …

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Countdown to Camp: Peppers should dramatically improve defensive line

July 22nd, 2010 - 9:09 am

This is Part 6 of the 10-part position analysis leading up to the start of the Bears’ 2010 training camp in Bourbonnais. Lovie Smith will be entering his seventh season as the head coach of the Bears and by now …

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Projecting the starters at the “uncertain” positions

June 10th, 2010 - 11:31 am

The Bears are in the midst of their organized team activities and it’s difficult to gauge just how much progress players are making during the summer and without pads on. Hence, it’s still too early to accurately project which players …

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Bears get bang for their buck

April 24th, 2010 - 3:34 pm

They did not have a first- or second-round pick, but the Bears got good value with their five remaining draft choices while also addressing some positions of need in this weekend’s 2010 NFL Draft. The Bears kicked off their own …

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