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Paul Ladewski

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Bears Stuck in Middle Of Linebacker Dilemma

Bears Stuck in Middle Of Linebacker Dilemma

It's seldom easy to part company with a respected veteran player, harder yet when he's the unquestioned team leader not to mention the face of the franchise for the better part of 13 seasons...
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It's Official: Urlacher, Bears Are History

It's Official: Urlacher, Bears Are History

Brian Urlacher was the latest in the storied lineage of Bears linebackers, a candidate to join predecessors Dick Butkus and Mike Singletary in the Hall of Fame in the not-too-distant future...
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Clutch? Cutler, Bears Still Have Much To Prove

Clutch? Cutler, Bears Still Have Much To Prove

It's a football cliché that has been kicked around more than once: A team is only as good as its best players in big games, even moreso if one of them plays the quarterback position. The Chicago Bears can vouch for that in the Jay Cutler era...
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Dormant Bears Offense Is No Bargain

Dormant Bears Offense Is No Bargain

As any NFL general manager can tell you, it's all about value in the salary cap era. The teams that have the most players who outperform their contracts deep into the season, and the ones that don't get what they bargained for hit the fairways early...
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Stay Or Go? Trestman, Emery Will Decide Soon

Stay Or Go? Trestman, Emery Will Decide Soon

Change is the one constant for almost any organization with new leadership, and in their first and second off-seasons under head coach Marc Trestman and general manager Phil Emery, respectively, the Chicago Bears figure to be no different than...
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Bear Market? Chicago Can Be Bullish

Bear Market? Chicago Can Be Bullish

If the Chicago Bears fail to take the next step in the immediate future, they can't blame the salary cap as to why. The Bears have about $14 million to burn below the expected $121...
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