Tag Archives: Shea McClellin

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

August 14th, 2014 - 2:30 pm

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 as discouraged as most that [...]

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

August 8th, 2014 - 5:00 pm

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 on some of his question [...]

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McClellin finds himself in the right spot

May 28th, 2014 - 9:15 am

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 him, it’s safe to say [...]

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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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10 Bears story lines to pay attention to in Bourbonnais

July 22nd, 2013 - 8:15 am

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 one from the Blackhawks, the [...]

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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 (04.23.13): Tillman, Peppers, and McClellin earn Piccolo honors

April 23rd, 2013 - 5:56 pm

Veterans Charles Tillman and Julius Peppers and rookie Shea McClellin were named this year’s recipients of the Brian Piccolo Award. Tillman answered questions about Brian Urlacher and the nature of the tough NFL business. Plus more NFL news and Draft [...]

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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 [...]

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Bears DE Shea McClellin on fan expectations and concern

August 9th, 2012 - 4:56 pm

“People can think whatever they want. I’m just going to go out there and give 100 percent every day and just get better, and if that’s not fast enough for them, oh, well. I’m going to go as fast as [...]

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Much too early for concerns about McClellin struggles

July 30th, 2012 - 5:51 pm

From the files of “desperately seeking an early training camp story,” word out of Bourbonnais is that first round draft pick Shea McClellin has had his share of trouble. The defensive end from Boise State, who is playing at a [...]

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