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  1. Bears mailbag: Trade up in draft?

    JEFF DICKERSON

    Q: Since the Bears essentially got nothing for their second-round pick -- due to a tragic loss [the death of Gaines Adams] -- shouldn't they look to trade up to get a impact player? With the short leash Jerry Angelo and Lovie Smith are on right now, ...

    Blog | February 16, 2010
  2. Bears fire personnel director

    JEFF DICKERSON

    Chicago Bears senior director of pro personnel Bobby DePaul has been relieved of his duties, the team announced Monday. DePaul headed the organization's pro personnel department for the last nine seasons. According to the team's media guide, DePau...

    Blog | February 15, 2010
  3. Fired DePaul had hits, misses during tenure

    JEFF DICKERSON

    Recently deposed Bears Senior Director of Pro Personnel Bobby DePaul possessed a resume full of hits and misses during his nine years in Chicago. DePaul successfully landed quality free agent types such as John Tait, Ruben Brown, Thomas Jones, Ti...

    Blog | February 15, 2010
  4. Breaking down restricted free agency

    JEFF DICKERSON

    CHICAGO -- Wanted to follow up on an issue we weren't able to address in Tuesday's mailbag: restricted free agency. Teams must submit their tender offers to the league on or before March 4, otherwise the player becomes an unrestricted free agent. ...

    Blog | February 10, 2010
  5. Saints' Thomas shines in Super Bowl win

    JEFF DICKERSON

    MIAMI -- "We're Super Bowl champs, we're Super Bowl champs," former Illinois and current New Orleans Saints running back Pierre Thomas kept repeating after his team's 31-17 win over the Indianapolis Colts. Thomas played a major role in the Saints'...

    Blog | February 07, 2010
  6. Colts' offensive struggles baffling

    JEFF DICKERSON

    MIAMI -- It's hard to say what was more stunning in the New Orleans Saints' 31-17 Super Bowl win over the Indianapolis Colts. Was it Tracy Porter's 74-yard interception return for a touchdown in the fourth quarter or Peyton Manning's bad throw that l...

    Blog | February 07, 2010
  7. Brees: Saints had to take chances to win

    JEFF DICKERSON

    MIAMI -- Super Bowl MVP Drew Brees put on a clinic. That's the best way to describe the New Orleans Saints quarterback's performance in the biggest game of his career. Brees completed a remarkable 32 of 39 pass attempts for 288 yards and two touch...

    Blog | February 07, 2010
  8. Super Bowl XLIV: Final thoughts

    JEFF DICKERSON

    MIAMI -- Sitting on a bus in bumper-to-bumper traffic trying to leave Sun Life Stadium has afforded me the opportunity to jot down a few final thoughts: It's amazing how a short quarterback like Drew Brees can stand in the pocket and survey the ...

    Blog | February 07, 2010
  9. Dent denied entry to Hall of Fame

    JEFF DICKERSON

    FT. LAUDERDALE, Fla. -- Former Bears defensive end Richard Dent was once again denied enshrinement in the Pro Football Hall of Fame. This marks the sixth time in the last seven years Dent was named a finalist only to be turned away by voters. Dent...

    Blog | February 06, 2010
  10. Bears name Marinelli DC

    JEFF DICKERSON

    The Chicago Bears promoted Rod Marinelli to defensive coordinator, the team announced Friday. The team also hired Eric Washington as defensive line coach, Shane Day as quarterbacks coach, Andrew Hayes-Stoker as offensive quality control and Mikal ...

    Blog | February 05, 2010
  11. Goodell: Talk of lockout won't help negotiations

    JEFF DICKERSON

    FT. LAUDERDALE, Fla. -- A day after NFLPA Executive Director DeMaurice Smith rated the seriousness of the league's labor situation a 14 on a scale of 1-10, NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell used far softer rhetoric on the subject. "I couldn't make th...

    Blog | February 05, 2010
  12. NFLPA exec: Potential for NFL lockout 'serious'

    JEFF DICKERSON

    FT. LAUDERDALE, Fla. -- It's fitting that the first question Thursday to NFLPA Executive Director DeMaurice Smith about a potential lockout in 2011 came from a player: Cincinnati Bengals wide receiver Chad Ochocinco. "How serious is it that footba...

    Blog | February 04, 2010
  13. Turley: Martz a better coordinator than head coach

    JEFF DICKERSON

    FT. LAUDERDALE, Fla. -- Former NFL offensive lineman Kyle Turley paints an interesting picture of former St. Louis Rams head coach and new Bears offensive coordinator Mike Martz. "I didn't care for the guy as a head coach, but I heard a lot of gre...

    Blog | February 04, 2010
  14. Freeney starting to feel better

    JEFF DICKERSON

    FT. LAUDERDALE, Fla. -- Player media availability concluded Thursday, but not before Indianapolis Colts defensive end Dwight Freeney had to answer one final round of questions regarding his injured ankle. "I am still day to day," Freeney said. "Li...

    Blog | February 04, 2010
  15. New challenge awaits Colts in Miami

    JEFF DICKERSON

    FT. LAUDERDALE, Fla. -- A different challenge faces the Indianapolis Colts' defense in this South Florida Super Bowl. "The Bears, they had Thomas Jones and Cedric Benson that were running the ball," Colts safety Antoine Bethea said. "This week, th...

    Blog | February 04, 2010
  16. Walker made impact on Saints' Payton

    JEFF DICKERSON

    MIAMI -- Before entering the NFL coaching ranks in 1997, Sean Payton spent two seasons (1994-95) serving as Randy Walker's offensive coordinator at Miami (Ohio) University. "I had two really good years there under Randy Walker, who went on to Nort...

    Blog | February 03, 2010