Brock Vereen


One bit of fallout from the first preseason game — any preseason game, really — is inevitably a bit of position-shuffling.


The first unit had breakdowns and penalties, allowing a 14-play drive on Miami’s first possession, but after that, very little, with backup units producing four takeaways.


The biggest single reason for dismal predictions for the 2015 Bears are the questions hanging over the defense.


BOURBONNAIS — Takeaways are the lifeblood of defenses, and part of the attraction to the 3-4 as being implemented by the Bears is the element of pressure it brings, ideally resulting in forcing th