General manager Phil Emery issued a draft mission statement that the Bears would weight their draft heavily toward the defensive side of the ball.
This is the first in a series looking back at the Bears' 2013 season, by position.
Winning the Super Bowl comes first. The praise follows. It happens every year.
With the addition of new defensive line coach Paul Pasqualoni and linebackers coach Reggie Herring, some suspect the Bears may be moving to a 3-4 defense next season.