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  1. Reviewing the Bears' drafts: 2013

    Jeff Dickerson

    Here is Part 5 of our series reviewing the past five drafts of the Chicago Bears. With one full-season under his belt, general manager Phil Emery took on the task of rebuilding the offensive line, while inserting youth into an aging defense that w...

    Blog | April 18, 2014
  2. Analyzing Kiper Mock 4.0: Bears

    Michael C. Wright

    Diligence by the Chicago Bears' front office in free agency helped to carve out flexibility for the NFL draft, but defense still remains the major focus. ESPN draft analyst Mel Kiper Jr.'s fourth 2014 NFL mock draft is out on ESPN Insider today, a...

    Blog | April 17, 2014
  3. 2014 NFL Draft - Cowboys, Bears among teams that could benefit fr...

    Neil Hornsby

    Neil Hornsby identifies five NFL teams that could each fuel a 2014 playoff run by addressing one specific need in the NFL draft.

    Story | Conversation | April 13, 2014
  4. Analyzing McShay mock 4.0: Cowboys

    Todd Archer

    The Dallas Cowboys' offseason mostly has been about improving a defense that finished last in the NFL in 2013. They have a new defensive coordinator, Rod Marinelli. They said goodbye to DeMarcus Ware and Jason Hatcher. They have said hello to Henr...

    Blog | April 10, 2014
  5. Who might Bears target on D?

    Tom Carpenter

    The Chicago Bears defense was a complete mess last season, ranking 30th in yards allowed, dead last in rushing yards allowed and nearly dead last in points allowed. They've already made some offseason moves that should help them turn their defense ar...

    Blog | April 07, 2014
  6. Analyzing Kiper Grade A draft: Bears

    Michael C. Wright

    The Chicago Bears hold the No. 14 pick in the 2014 NFL draft after putting together an 8-8 record under head coach Marc Trestman and missing the postseason for the sixth time in seven seasons, in part because of a traditionally strong defense finally...

    Blog | April 03, 2014
  7. 2014 NFL Offseason - Why Chicago Bears will make leap to contende...

    Steve Palazzolo

    Steve Palazzolo of Pro Football Focus writes that by significantly upgrading their defensive front, the Bears will achieve contender status in the NFC in the 2014 season.

    Story | Conversation | March 31, 2014
  8. Jared Allen makes Chicago Bears defense scary again

    Jon Greenberg

    Former Chicago Bears irritant Jared Allen is the latest impact addition to a defense that is regaining its bite.

    Story | Conversation | March 26, 2014
  9. Wootton latest addition to Vikings' defense

    Ben Goessling

    MINNEAPOLIS -- It has been fairly clear from the Vikings' early forays into free agency that shoring up the defensive line was among the biggest priorities for new coach Mike Zimmer. The Vikings re-signed defensive end Everson Griffen before the star...

    Blog | March 20, 2014
  10. 2014 fantasy football defense rankings

    Christopher Harris

    Christopher Harris maintains his fantasy football defense rankings leading up to the 2014 fantasy football preseason.

    Story | Conversation | March 19, 2014
  11. Tillman embodies vision for new D

    Michael C. Wright

    The Chicago Bears talked after a disastrous 2013 season about wanting to revamp the defense and infuse it with youth, but the club's brass would've failed miserably at the effort had it elected to let cornerback Charles Tillman bolt via free agency. ...

    Blog | March 14, 2014
  12. Justin Tuck likes 'direction' of Raiders

    Paul Gutierrez

    Justin Tuck spent nine years in the media capital of the world, helping the New York Giants win a pair of Super Bowls while becoming one of the faces of their defense. So why would the two-time Pro Bowl defensive end want to pack up his Darth Vade...

    Blog | March 13, 2014
  13. Captain Munnerlyn to visit Vikings

    Ben Goessling

    EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. -- The Minnesota Vikings will continue their attempt to bolster their defense through free agency on Wednesday and Thursday, bringing in former Carolina Panthers cornerback Captain Munnerlyn for a visit, according to an NFL source...

    Blog | March 12, 2014
  14. McShay Mock 3.0: Bears

    Matt Williamson

    Todd McShay's third NFL mock draft for 2014 is out on ESPN Insider today. The Bears are mostly set on the offensive side of the ball. This is going to be an extremely defensive-heavy offseason for Chicago in an attempt to restore a once-proud defense...

    Blog | March 06, 2014
  15. Vikings' red zone offense suffered in 2013

    Ben Goessling

    MINNEAPOLIS -- We talked earlier this month about the task new Minnesota Vikings coach Mike Zimmer has in front of him with the team's red zone defense, which was 26th in the league last season. But the Vikings' offensive issues in the red zone are n...

    Blog | March 03, 2014
  16. Pondering what Chicago's D might be in '14

    Michael C. Wright

    Chicago Bears defensive coordinator Mel Tucker tried in 2013 to run the same defense as former head coach Lovie Smith, and even assimilated to teaching the same language from the scheme. But it didn't work for several reasons, with injuries to key...

    Blog | February 27, 2014